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Shan R Baker, MD

Specialty: 
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Appointments: 
734-432-7823
Biography: 

Professor and chief, section of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Dept. of Otolaryngology. Director, Center for Facial Cosmetic Surgery, University of Michigan.

  • Faculty, University of Michigan Medical School, 1977-present
  • Professor, Section of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, 1989-present

Awards

  • William K. Wright Award for service in education and leadership, Presented at the AAFPRS Fall Meetings, Toronto, 2006
  • Larry D. Schoenrock Award for service from the ABFPRS Presented at the AAFPRS Fall Meetings, Toronto, 2006
  • University of Michigan Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Dean of the University of Michigan Medical School, October, 2012

Military Service

  • Army Reserve (Captain), 1972-1979

Academic Activities

  • More than 155 scholarly publications
  • Author of more than 75 chapters in textbooks dealing with facial plastic surgery
  • Author/Editor: Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction, 3rd Edition, Elsevier 2014
  • Author/Editor: Principles of Nasal Reconstruction, 2nd Edition, Springer 2011
  • Past or current Editorial Board member for nine peer reviewed scientific journals Fellowship Program Director, 1988-2012
  • Lectured nationally and internationally: England, Germany, Spain, Italy, The Netherlands, Mexico, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Columbia, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Turkey, Dubai UAE, Singapore, China

Leadership

  • Chairman of the 10th International Symposium on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, May 2010
  • President of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006-2009
  • President of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2001-2002
  • Program Chairman 7th International Symposium on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1998
  • Associate Editor JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
Research: 

Cosmetic and facial reconstructive surgery and cutaneous malignancies.

Learn more about Dr. Baker's research.

Credentials: 
  • Medical School or Training
    • University of Iowa, 1971
  • Residency
    • Univ of CA San Diego Med Ctr, Surgery General, CA, 1973
    • Univ of Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Otolaryngology, IA, 1977
  • Professional Organizations
    • American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
    • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • American College of Surgeons
  • Board Certification
    • Otolaryngology
    • Facial Plastic & Recon Surg