Jose G. Christiano Neto, M.D.View Contact & Scheduling
Dr. Christiano received his medical degree from Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo in Brazil. Following graduation, he served in the Brazilian Army as a flight surgeon. He then returned to Santa Casa and completed his residency in general surgery, as well as a fellowship in medical and surgical critical care.
Upon coming to the United States, Dr. Christiano joined the University of Connecticut as an intern in general surgery. He transferred to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville after his internship, where he completed general surgery training and a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care. Dr. Christiano then moved to Baltimore for plastic surgery residency at the Johns Hopkins University/University of Maryland program. Dr. Christiano has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Scott B. Frame, M.D. Memorial Trauma Scholarship, the Howard C. Filston Administrative Chief Resident Award, the Hiram Crutchfield Resident Teaching Award, and the Kimball Maull Lectureship In Surgery Award, among others.
In addition to being a member of several professional medical organizations, Dr. Christiano has presented his work at meetings throughout the United States. He has been involved in several research studies. He also devotes time to plastic surgery education, both at the local level as teaching faculty in our plastic surgery residency, and nationally as part of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons' In-Service Examination Committee. Dr. Christiano has a wide array of professional interests including microsurgery, breast reconstruction, reconstruction after cancer and trauma, abdominal wall reconstruction, wound healing, reconstruction for complications associated with cardiac devices, transgender surgery, post-massive weight loss reconstruction, body contouring, and cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Christiano speaks English and Portuguese. He enjoys his time away from the hospital with his wife and son. Together, they ski, bike, swim, play soccer, and enjoy the outdoors.
Clinical Informatics - American Board of Preventive Medicine
Plastic Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery
Surgery (General Surgery) - American Board of Surgery
Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery (SMD)
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Residency & Fellowship
Residency, Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 2008 - 2010
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville. 2005 - 2008
Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Tennessee Medical Center-Knoxville. 2003 - 2005
Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Connecticut Health Center. 2002 - 2003
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, Children's Hospital (Hospital das Clinicas) (Brazil). 2000 - 2002
Residency, Surgery (General Surgery), Children's Hospital (Hospital das Clinicas) (Brazil). 1999 - 2000
MD | Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo (Brazil). 1997
Joseph E. Losee, MD, Teaching Award. 2020
Kimball I. Maull Lecturer In Surgery Award. 2015
Howard C. Filston Administrative Chief Resident Award. 2008
Hiram Crutchfield Resident Teaching Award. 2008
Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Trauma Scholarship. 2006
Resident Trauma Paper Competition - National Finalist. 2006
Scott B. Frame, MD Memorial Trauma Scholarship. 2005
University of Tennessee Resident Research Day Research Award. 2005
Resident Trauma Paper Competition (ACS TN Chapter) - Winner. 2005
Resident Trauma Paper Competition (ACS COT Region 4) - Winner. 2005
ACS Resident Award for Exemplary Teaching - Nominee by Univ. of TN Graduate School of Medicine. 2005
Lead Researcher: Gui Christiano
The purpose of this research is to collect data related to OviTex used in breast reconstructions to help determine if the use of OviTex in breast reconstructions leads to fewer complications than breast reconstructions performed without the use of Ov...
Escandón JM, Langstein HN, Christiano JG, Aristizábal A, Gooch JC, Weiss A, Manrique OJ
American journal of surgery.. 2023 September 20 Epub 09/20/2023.
Escandón JM, Langstein HN, Christiano JG, Gooch JC, Prieto PA, Aristizábal A, Weiss A, Manrique OJ
Aesthetic plastic surgery.. 2023 August 10 Epub 08/10/2023.
Escandón JM, Catanzaro M, Christiano JG, Gooch JC, Weiss A, Langstein HN, Manrique OJ
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS.. 2023 June 1484 :605-617. Epub 06/14/2023.
Escandón JM, Aristizábal A, Christiano JG, Langstein HN, Manrique OJ
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS.. 2023 June 984 :447-458. Epub 06/09/2023.
Patel AU, Day SJ, Pencek M, Roussel LO, Christiano JG, Punekar IR, Koltz PF, Langstein HN
Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS.. 2019 December 11 Epub 12/11/2019.
Bilateral pectoralis major flaps for salvage of left ventricular assist device deep pocket infection.
Mitchell DC, Ayers B, Patel AU, Chacon MA, Wood K, Barrus B, Prasad SM, Gosev I, Christiano JG.
European Journal of Plastic Surgery. 2019; 43: 97-102.
Roussel LO, Khouri JS, Christiano JG
Annals of plastic surgery.. 2017 June 78 (6):712-716. Epub 1900 01 01.
Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2016 November 138 (5):953e-954e. Epub 1900 01 01.
Koltz PF, Frey JD, Bell DE, Girotto JA, Christiano JG, Langstein HN
Annals of plastic surgery.. 2013 November 71 (5):554-60. Epub 1900 01 01.
Christiano JG, Dorafshar AH, Rodriguez ED, Redett RJ
The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association.. 2012 March 49 (2):245-8. Epub 07/25/2011.
Christiano JG, Duncan LD, Bell JL
The American surgeon.. 2012 January 78 (1):E38-40. Epub 1900 01 01.
Christiano JG, Dorafshar AH, Tufaro AP, Manson PN
The Journal of craniofacial surgery.. 2011 July 22 (4):1504-6. Epub 1900 01 01.
Christiano JG, Rosson GD
Microsurgery.. 2010 October 30 (7):526-31. Epub 1900 01 01.
Christiano JG, Tummers M, Kennedy A
Journal of pediatric surgery.. 2009 June 44 (6):1242-8. Epub 1900 01 01.
Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery (2013)
Chapter: Reconstruction of the Scalp, Calvarium, and Forehead
Authors: J. Guilherme Christiano, MD; Nick Bastidas, MD; Howard Langstein, MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA 2013
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