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Srinivas Murthy Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH

Srinivas Murthy Susarla, DMD, MD, MPH

Craniofacial, Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

On staff since July 2016

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Resident Teaching Award Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital 2016
    Outstanding Reviewer Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2016
    Resident Scholar Award American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons 2015
    Straumann Resident Research Award American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 2011
    Co-Recipient, Daniel M. Laskin Award for Best Paper Journal of Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery 2011
    • Reddy S, Susarla S, Yuan N, Walia G, Rochlin D, Redett R
      Intensive Care Unit Monitoring After Pharyngeal Flap Surgery: Is It Necessary?
      28011323 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2017 May : 75(5)1005-1009
    • Susarla SM, Vasilakou N, Kapadia H, Egbert M, Hopper RA, Evans KN
      Defining mandibular morphology in Robin sequence: A matched case-control study.
      28407354 American journal of medical genetics. Part A , 2017 Apr, 13
    • Susarla SM, Mundinger GS, Chang CC, Swanson EW, Lough D, Rottgers SA, Redett RJ, Kumar AR
      Gastrostomy Placement Rates in Infants with Pierre Robin Sequence: A Comparison of Tongue-Lip Adhesion and Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis.
      28027240 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2017 Jan. : 139(1)149-154
    • Susarla SM, MacIsaac ZM, Swanson E, Davidson E, Kumar A
      Acellular Dermal Matrix as an Adjunct Material in Cleft Le Fort I Osteotomies.
      27997450 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2017 Jan. : 28(1)225-226
    • Susarla SM, Swanson EW, Slezak S, Lifchez SD, Redett RJ
      The Perception and Costs of the Interview Process for Plastic Surgery Residency Programs: Can the Process Be Streamlined?
      27632394 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2017 Jan. : 139(1)302e-309e
    • Wang HD, Susarla SM, Mundinger GS, Schultz BD, Yang R, Bojovic B, Christy MR, Manson PN, Rodriguez ED, Dorafshar AH
      Which Factors Are Associated with Open Reduction of Adult Mandibular Condylar Injuries?
      26890508 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2016 June : 137(6)1813-21
    • Susarla SM, Mundinger GS, O'Brien-Coon D, Dodson TB, Manson PN, Peacock ZS, Dorafshar AH
      Does Training Background Influence Decision-Making in the Management of Zygomaticomaxillary Complex Fractures?
      26706488 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2016 May : 74(5)995-1012
    • Swanson EW, Cheng HT, Susarla SM, Yalanis GC, Lough DM, Johnson O 3rd, Tufaro AP, Manson PN, Sacks JM
      Intraoperative Use of Vasopressors Is Safe in Head and Neck Free Tissue Transfer.
      26340760 Journal of reconstructive microsurgery , 2016 Feb. : 32(2)87-93
    • Susarla SM, Sacks JM, Tufaro AP, Redett RJ
      Is Graduate Medical Education a Public Good?
      26135688 Annals of surgery , 2016 Feb. : 263(2)232-3
    • Peacock ZS, Susarla SM
      Is the Pyriform Ligament Important for Alar Width Maintenance After Le Fort I Osteotomy?
      26608155 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2015 Dec. : 73(12 Suppl)S57-66
    • Susarla SM, Duncan K, Mahoney NR, Merbs SL, Grant MP
      Virtual Surgical Planning for Orbital Reconstruction.
      26692714 Middle East African journal of ophthalmology , 2015 Oct. : 22(4)442-6 PMCID: PMC4660529
    • Broyles JM, Jones D, Bellamy J, Elgendy T, Sebai M, Susarla SM, Vaca EE, Tuffaha SH, Manson PN, Dorafshar AH
      Pediatric Orbital Floor Fractures: Outcome Analysis of 72 Children with Orbital Floor Fractures.
      26397254 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2015 Oct. : 136(4)822-8
    • Susarla SM, Slezak S, Redett RJ, Lifchez SD
      Funding for Graduate Medical Education: A Changing Landscape.
      26125669 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2015 Oct. : 136(4)578e-9e
    • Susarla SM, Andrews R, Hilal N, Swanson EW, Susarla HK, Martin BS, Kumar AR
      Is Canine Eruption Velocity Affected by the Presence of Allograft Within a Repaired Alveolar Cleft?
      26120066 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2015 Oct. : 73(10)1888-93
    • Susarla SM, Mundinger GS, Swanson EW, Basile LE, Redett RJ, Dodson TB
      What Is the Quality of the Evidence in the Craniomaxillofacial Surgery Literature?
      25869980 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2015 Oct. : 73(10)2017-23
    • Susarla SM, Lopez J, Swanson EW, Miller D, O'Brien-Coon D, Zins JE, Serletti JM, Yaremchuk MJ, Manson PN, Gordon CR
      Are Quantitative Measures of Academic Productivity Correlated with Academic Rank in Plastic Surgery? A National Study.
      26313830 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2015 Sept. : 136(3)613-21
    • Mahoney N, Grant MP, Susarla SM, Merbs S
      Computer-Assisted Three-Dimensional Planning for Orbital Decompression.
      26269729 Craniomaxillofacial trauma and reconstruction , 2015 Sept. : 8(3)211-7 PMCID: PMC4532566
    • Murphy RJ, Basafa E, Hashemi S, Grant GT, Liacouras P, Susarla SM, Otake Y, Santiago G, Armand M, Gordon CR
      Optimizing Hybrid Occlusion in Face-Jaw-Teeth Transplantation: A Preliminary Assessment of Real-Time Cephalometry as Part of the Computer-Assisted Planning and Execution Workstation for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery.
      26218382 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2015 Aug. : 136(2)350-62 PMCID: PMC4758939
    • Swanson EW, Susarla SM, Ghasemzadeh A, Mundinger GS, Redett RJ, Tufaro AP, Manson PN, Dorafshar AH
      Application of the Mandible Injury Severity Score to Pediatric Mandibular Fractures.
      25936782 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2015 July : 73(7)1341-9
    • Swanson EW, Susarla SM, Yalanis GC, Cheng HT, Lough DM, Johnson O 3rd, Tufaro AP, Manson PN, Sacks JM
      Vasopressor-Dependent Recipient Vessel Blood Flow in Head and Neck Free Tissue Transfer: A Report of Two Cases.
      25826440 Journal of reconstructive microsurgery , 2015 July : 31(6)477-80
    • Zhong S, Huang GJ, Susarla SM, Swanson EW, Huang J, Gordon CR
      Quantitative analysis of dual-purpose, patient-specific craniofacial implants for correction of temporal deformity.
      25710104 Neurosurgery , 2015 June : 11 Suppl 2220-9; discussion 229
    • Abramson ZR, Susarla SM, Lawler ME, Choudhri AF, Peacock ZS
      Geometry of anterior open bite correction.
      25950521 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2015 May : 26(3)e223-5
    • Susarla SM, Berli JU, Kumar A
      Midfacial volumetric and upper lip soft tissue changes after Le Fort I advancement of the cleft maxilla.
      25649014 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2015 Apr, : 73(4)708-18
    • Huang GJ, Zhong S, Susarla SM, Swanson EW, Huang J, Gordon CR
      Craniofacial reconstruction with poly(methyl methacrylate) customized cranial implants.
      25376145 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2015 Jan. : 26(1)64-70
    • Susarla SM, Peacock ZS, Kaban LB
      Evaluation and correction of facial asymmetry in the coronal plane.
      25006912 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2014 July : 25(4)1299-301
    • Gordon CR, Fisher M, Liauw J, Lina I, Puvanesarajah V, Susarla S, Coon A, Lim M, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Weingart J, Colby G, Olivi A, Huang J
      Multidisciplinary approach for improved outcomes in secondary cranial reconstruction: introducing the pericranial-onlay cranioplasty technique.
      24448187 Neurosurgery , 2014 June : 10 Suppl 2179-89; discussion 189-90 PMCID: PMC4703091
    • Santiago GF, Susarla SM, Al Rakan M, Coon D, Rada EM, Sarhane KA, Shores JT, Bonawitz SC, Cooney D, Sacks J, Murphy RJ, Fishman EK, Brandacher G, Lee WP, Liacouras P, Grant G, Armand M, Gordon CR
      Establishing cephalometric landmarks for the translational study of Le Fort-based facial transplantation in Swine: enhanced applications using computer-assisted surgery and custom cutting guides.
      24445879 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2014 May : 133(5)1138-51 PMCID: PMC4010130
    • Susarla SM, Peacock ZS, Williams WB, Rabinov JD, Keith DA, Kaban LB
      Role of computed tomographic angiography in treatment of patients with temporomandibular joint ankylosis.
      24268963 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2014 Feb. : 72(2)267-76
    • Gordon CR, Murphy RJ, Coon D, Basafa E, Otake Y, Al Rakan M, Rada E, Susarla S, Swanson E, Fishman E, Santiago G, Brandacher G, Liacouras P, Grant G, Armand M
      Preliminary development of a workstation for craniomaxillofacial surgical procedures: introducing a computer-assisted planning and execution system.
      24406592 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2014 Jan. : 25(1)273-83 PMCID: PMC4028051
    • Abramson ZR, Susarla SM, Lawler ME, Peacock ZS, Troulis MJ, Kaban LB
      Effects of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on three-dimensional airway anatomy in children with congenital micrognathia.
      22632931 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2013 Jan. : 71(1)90-7
    • Fagin AP, Susarla SM, Donoff RB, Kaban LB, Dodson TB
      What factors are associated with functional sensory recovery following lingual nerve repair?
      22695009 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2012 Dec. : 70(12)2907-15
    • Gordon CR, Susarla SM, Yaremchuk MJ
      Quantitative assessment of medial orbit fracture repair using computer-designed anatomical plates.
      23096623 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2012 Nov. : 130(5)698e-705e
    • Peacock ZS, Resnick CM, Susarla SM, Faquin WC, Rosenberg AE, Nielsen GP, Schwab JH, Hornicek F, Ebb DH, Dodson TB, Kaban LB
      Do histologic criteria predict biologic behavior of giant cell lesions?
      22365980 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2012 Nov. : 70(11)2573-80
    • Lee LN, Susarla SM, Henstrom DK, Hohman MH, Durand ML, Cheney ML, Hadlock TA
      Surgical site infections after gracilis free flap reconstruction for facial paralysis.
      22496103 Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery , 2012 Aug. : 147(2)245-8
    • Susarla SM, Peacock ZS
      Images in clinical medicine. Obstructive parotitis.
      22694001 The New England journal of medicine , 2012 June 14 : 366(24)2305
    • Sharaf B, Faris CB, Abukawa H, Susarla SM, Vacanti JP, Kaban LB, Troulis MJ
      Three-dimensionally printed polycaprolactone and β-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds for bone tissue engineering: an in vitro study.
      22079064 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2012 Mar. : 70(3)647-56
    • Gordon CR, Susarla SM, Peacock ZS, Kaban LB, Yaremchuk MJ
      Le Fort-based maxillofacial transplantation: current state of the art and a refined technique using orthognathic applications.
      22337380 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2012 Jan. : 23(1)81-7
    • Susarla SM, Peacock ZS, Alam HB
      Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy: review of technique and evidence for its use.
      21820231 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2012 Jan. : 70(1)74-82
    • Lawler ME, Hansen GM, Williams WB, Susarla SM, Faquin WC, Troulis MJ, Kaban LB
      Serial histologic and immunohistochemical changes in anterior digastric myocytes in response to distraction osteogenesis.
      21549468 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2012 Jan. : 70(1)168-78
    • Susarla SM, Swanson E, Gordon CR
      Craniomaxillofacial reconstruction using allotransplantation and tissue engineering: challenges, opportunities, and potential synergy.
      21825966 Annals of plastic surgery , 2011 Dec. : 67(6)655-61
    • Gordon CR, Susarla SM, Peacock ZS, Cetrulo CL, Zins JE, Papay F, Kaban LB, Yaremchuk MJ
      Osteocutaneous maxillofacial allotransplantation: lessons learned from a novel cadaver study applying orthognathic principles and practice.
      22030506 Plastic and reconstructive surgery , 2011 Nov. : 128(5)465e-479e
    • Susarla SM, Abramson ZR, Dodson TB, Kaban LB
      Upper airway length decreases after maxillomandibular advancement in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
      21507540 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2011 Nov. : 69(11)2872-8
    • Susarla SM, Abramson Z, Dodson TB, Kaban LB
      Class II Division II malocclusion does not influence upper airway length.
      21501781 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2011 May : 69(5)1271
    • Abramson Z, Susarla SM, Lawler M, Bouchard C, Troulis M, Kaban LB
      Three-dimensional computed tomographic airway analysis of patients with obstructive sleep apnea treated by maxillomandibular advancement.
      21353929 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2011 Mar. : 69(3)677-86
    • Avery LL, Susarla SM, Novelline RA
      Multidetector and three-dimensional CT evaluation of the patient with maxillofacial injury.
      21111135 Radiologic clinics of North America , 2011 Jan. : 49(1)183-203
    • Susarla SM, Abramson ZR, Dodson TB, Kaban LB
      Cephalometric measurement of upper airway length correlates with the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea.
      20869147 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2010 Nov. : 68(11)2846-55
    • Abramson ZR, Susarla S, Tagoni JR, Kaban L
      Three-dimensional computed tomographic analysis of airway anatomy.
      20116709 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2010 Feb. : 68(2)363-71
    • Abramson Z, Susarla S, August M, Troulis M, Kaban L
      Three-dimensional computed tomographic analysis of airway anatomy in patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
      20116708 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2010 Feb. : 68(2)354-62
    • Susarla SM, August M, Dewsnup N, Faquin WC, Kaban LB, Dodson TB
      CD34 staining density predicts giant cell tumor clinical behavior.
      19375002 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2009 May : 67(5)951-6
    • Abramson Z, Susarla S, Troulis M, Kaban L
      Age-related changes of the upper airway assessed by 3-dimensional computed tomography.
      19182684 The Journal of craniofacial surgery , 2009 Mar. : 20 Suppl 1657-63
    • Susarla SM, Dodson TB, Kaban LB
      Measurement and interpretation of a maxillary occlusal cant in the frontal plane.
      19022130 Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons , 2008 Dec. : 66(12)2498-502

  • Presentations Title Event Location Date
    Susarla S, MacIsaac Z, Swanson E, Davidson E, Kumar AR. Acellular dermal matrix and bone allograft as adjunct materials in cleft Le Fort I osteotomies. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Atlanta, GA 2016
    Rada E, Susarla SM, Lopez J, Swanson EW, Miller D, Redett RJ, Kumar AR. Does the h-index correlate with academic rank among full-time academic craniofacial surgeons? American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting Atlanta, GA 2016
    Swanson EW, Al Rakan A, Susarla SM, Rada E, Coon E, Santiago GF, Murphy R, Armand M, Liacouras P, Grant GT, Brandacher G, Lee WPA, Gordon CR. Complex Surgical Cutting Guides for Le Fort based, Maxillofacial Transplantation Developed through Preclinical, Orthotopic Swine Transplants And Human Cadaver Surgeries: An Academic Scholar Update 93rd Annual Meeting, American Association of Plastic Surgeons Miami, FL 2014
    Zhong S, Huang G, Swanson E, Susarla S, Huang J, Gordon CR. Quantitative Analysis of Dual Purpose, Patient-Specific Craniofacial Implants for Correction of Temporal Deformity. 12th Annual AMA Research Symposium, American Medical Association Dallas, TX 2014
    Gordon CR, Fisher M, Liauw J, Lina I, Puvanesarajah V, Susarla S, Coon A, Lim M, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Weingart J, Colby G, Olivi A, Huang J. Multidisciplinary Approach for Improved Outcomes in Secondary Cranial Reconstruction: Introducing the Pericranial-onlay Cranioplasty Technique American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 82nd Annual Scientific Meeting San Francisco, CA 2013
    Susarla SM, Ganske I, Heliwell L, Morris D, Eriksson E, Chun YS. Single versus two-stage breast reconstruction: Comparison of objective and subjective outcomes. American Association of Plastic Surgeons New Orleans, LA 2013
    Gordon CR, Susarla SM, Cetrulo C, Peacock Z, Kaban LB, Yaremchuk MJ. An osteocutaneous, Le Fort-based, maxillofacial transplant cadaver study utilizing orthognathic applications:A paradigm shift for improved functional and aesthetic outcomes. 91st Annual meeting, American Association of Plastic Surgeons San Francisco, CA 2012
    Swanson E, Santiago GF, Susarla SM, Bonawitz SC, Sacks JM, Shores J, Cooney DS, Cooney CM, Byrne P, Fishman EK, Grant GT, Brandacher G, Lee WPA, Gordon CR. Should trans-gender facial skeletal donation be considered for craniomaxillofacial transplantation? 3rd Biennial Meeting, American Society of Reconstructive Transplantation Chicago, IL 2012
    Fagin AP, Susarla SM, Donoff RB, Kaban LB, Dodson TB. What factors are associated with achieving functional sensory recovery following lingual nerve repair? American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons San Diego, CA. 2012
    Susarla SM, Kaban LB, Donoff RB, Dodson TB. Outcomes following early versus late repair of trigeminal nerve injuries. American Association of Dental Research Orlando, FL 2006
    Susarla SM, Kaban LB, Donoff RB, Dodson TB. A comparison of functional outcomes after early and late lingual nerve repair. American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons San Diego, CA. *Awarded 1st Prize for Best Poster Presentation 2006
    Predicting operative time for third molar surgery: A Validated Model. International Association of Dental Research Honolulu, HI 2004

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical/Professional School

Harvard Medical School, Boston
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston

Residency

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

Fellowship

Craniofacial Surgery, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Craniofacial anomalies, craniofacial trauma, cleft lip and palate, pediatric plastic/maxillofacial surgery

Research Description

Obstructive sleep apnea, congenital facial differences, craniofacial trauma, medical education