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Oscar J. Manrique Mogollon, M.D.

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Oscar J. Manrique M.D., F.A.C.S., is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Fellow of The American College of Surgeons at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

He has a special interest and expertise in breast reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, gender affirming surgery, oncologic and trauma reconstruction, vascularized composite allotransplantation and minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Manrique most recently built and structured the microsurgery-training program at Clinica Reina Catalina in his home country Colombia, where he received the “Jose Consuegra Higgins”, Endowed-Chair Award in Reconstructive Microsurgery.

Dr. Manrique received his medical degree at the Universidad Militar “Nueva Granada” in Bogota, Colombia. Upon coming to the United States, he pursued his clinical training in General Surgery and Trauma-Surgical Critical Care at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Boston Medical Center/Boston University, followed by Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and subsequently by Fellowships in Microsurgery and Lymphatic Surgery at the University of Southern-California in Los Angeles and China Medical University Hospital in Taiwan. Due to his interests in gender affirming surgery and robotic surgery, he spent time training in Bangkok, Thailand and Nancy, France respectively.

Prior to joining the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at URMC, he spent several years as a Plastic Surgeon at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN, where he was instrumental in the development of the surgical gender-affirming and lymphedema programs.

Research and Academic Activities
Research is a very important component of his clinical practice, as he describes: “helps him and his team offer top cutting edge clinical care”. He is very passionate about clinical outcomes related to breast reconstruction, lymphedema surgery, gender-affirming surgery, limb/body reconstruction, vascularized composite allotransplantation and minimally invasive surgery. Throughout his academic career, he has received multiple awards and honors, published over 160-peer review articles, many book chapters and has presented at more than 150 national/international meetings. In addition, he serves as a reviewer for several journals in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and holds several leadership positions within the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Areas of Interest and Expertise:

- Breast reconstruction
- Lymphedema surgery
- Gender affirming surgery
- Limb reconstruction
- Pelvic and torso reconstruction
- Cosmetic Surgery




    MD | Universidad Militar Nueva Granada (Colombia)

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    01/01/2016 - 07/01/2016
    Fellowship at China Medical University Hospital

    08/01/2014 - 09/30/2015
    Fellowship at LAC-USC Medical Center

    07/01/2011 - 06/30/2014
    Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

    07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
    Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Boston Medical Center

    07/01/2008 - 06/30/2009
    Fellowship in Surgical Critical Care at Boston Medical Center

    07/01/2007 - 06/18/2008
    Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Boston Medical Center

    07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
    Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Massachusetts General Hospital

    11/01/2001 - 09/30/2002
    Fellowship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Massachusetts General Hospital

    03/01/2001 - 08/31/2002
    Fellowship in Internal Medicine at Brigham & Womens Hospital

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    Body Contouring Research Foundation (BCRF) Award
    Sponsor: American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS)
    Location: Chicago

    Best Paper of the Year Award 2022
    Sponsor: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal
    Location: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Boston

    2021 - 2022
    ICARE Silver Star Award
    Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
    Location: Rochester, New York

    Gland Surgery Journal. Outstanding Reviewer Award 2021
    Sponsor: The Society for Translational Medicine
    Location: Hong Kong

    Jose Consuegra Higgins, Endowed Reconstructive Microsurgery Program Award
    Sponsor: Clinica Reina Catalina
    Location: Barranquilla, Colombia

    Academy of Educational Excellence Award. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Senior Fellow
    Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
    Location: USA

    Best Paper Presentation Award
    Sponsor: American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    Location: USA

    Microsurgery Journal Award. Most Downloaded Paper
    Sponsor: Microsurgery Journal
    Location: USA

    Mayo Clinic William Worrall Scholars Program
    Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
    Location: Rochester, MN USA

    Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)
    Sponsor: American College of Surgeons
    Location: USA

    Mayo Clinic Surgical Intervention of the Year, Regenerative Medicine and Surgery Symposium
    Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
    Location: Rochester, MN USA

    Mayo Clinic Young Investigators Research Award
    Sponsor: Mayo Clinic
    Location: Rochester, MN USA

    The Marquis Who's Who in America Publications Board Award
    Sponsor: Marquis Publication Board
    Location: Rochester, MN USA

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Administrative Chief Resident
    Sponsor: Division of Plastic Surgery. Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Location: Bronx, NY USA

    Leo M. Davidoff Society Award, Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
    Sponsor: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Location: Bronx, NY USA

    Best Paper Presentation, Annual Research Day Resident Competition
    Sponsor: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Location: Bronx, NY USA

    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery COGME Representative Fellow Award
    Sponsor: Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einsteinc College of Medicine
    Location: Bronx, NY USA

    Regan-Stryker International Fellowship Program Award
    Sponsor: Operation Smile
    Location: Virgina USA

    Kaplan Medical Honor Society Award
    Sponsor: Kaplan Medical Society
    Location: Bogota Colombia

    1999 - 2001
    Magna Cum Laude Scholarship Award
    Sponsor: Universidad Militar Nueva Granada
    Location: Bogota Colombia

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    Journal Articles

    Ciudad P, Kirschbaum-Rubin S, Manrique OJ, Chen HC. "Technical pearls and pitfalls of the posterior auricular artery free flap in facial reconstruction." Microsurgery.. 2023 Nov 12; Epub 2023 Nov 12.

    Escandón JM, Langstein HN, Christiano JG, Aristizábal A, Gooch JC, Weiss A, Manrique OJ. "Latissimus dorsi flap with immediate fat transfer (LIFT) for autologous breast reconstruction: Single institution experience." American journal of surgery.. 2023 Sep 20; Epub 2023 Sep 20.

    Niraula S, Katel A, Barua A, Weiss A, Strawderman MS, Zhang H, Manrique O, O'Connell A, Pandey SR, Dhakal A. "A Systematic Review of Breast Implant-Associated Squamous Cell Carcinoma." Cancers.. 2023 Sep 12; 15(18)Epub 2023 Sep 12.

    Books & Chapters

    Chapter Title: Current Concepts in Gender Affirmation Surgery
    Book Title: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Basic Principles and New Perspectives
    Author List: Bustos SS, Bustos V, Ciudad P, Manrique OJ
    Published By: Springer 2021 in Italy

    Chapter Title: Microsurgical Approach for the Traumatized Hand
    Book Title: Surgical Management of the Traumatized Hand
    Author List: Escandón J, Manrique OJ
    Published By: Edimeco 2021 in Colombia

    Chapter Title: Primary Lymphedema and Lymphedema Associated with Vascular Malformations: Diagnosis and Management
    Book Title: Lymphedema Surgical Approach and Specific Topics
    Author List: Manrique OJ, Sabbagh D
    Published By: Elsevier 2018 in Taiwan



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