Complete Curriculum Vitae
Dr Joseph L Kiener MD
RENO, NV
 
 
 
OVERVIEW
Personal
 
 
 
 
 

 
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Education
 

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

  • Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland, Ohio | B.A. Biology | 1974

MEDICAL DEGREE

  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    Cincinnati, Ohio M.D | 1981
 

 
Continuing Medical Education
 
  • Available Upon Request
 

 
Postgraduate Training
 

RESIDENT:

  • University of Illinois at Chicago: Department of Surgery
    Chicago, Illinois | 1981-1983

  • University of Illinois at Chicago: Department of Surgery
    Chicago, Illinois | 1985-1988

  • University of California at San Francisco: Division of Plastic Surgery
    San Francisco, California | 1989-1991

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW:

  • Albany Medical College: Department of Physiology
    Albany, New York | 1983-1985
  • Resident,
 

 
Professional Experience
 

PLASTIC SURGEON:

  • Northern Nevada Plastic Surgery Associates: Plastic Surgery Associates
    Reno, Nevada | August 1991 – May 1995

  • Plastic Surgeon, Joseph L. Kiener MD Chartered
    Reno, Nevada | May 1995 – Current

ATTENDING SURGEON:

  • Cook County Hospital: Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care
    Chicago, Illinois | 1988-1989
 

 
HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Honors
 
  • Eleanor B. Pillsbury Research Fellow
    University of Illinois | 1983-1985
  • NIH Postdoctoral Trauma and Burn Research Fellow: Department of Physiology
    Albany Medical College | 1983-1985
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Department of Surgery
    University of Illinois at Chicago | 1987-1988
  • Best Resident Teacher, Department of Surgery
    University of Illinois at Chicago | 1988
 
 
Licensures
 
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Illinois
    License # 036-065327, Inactive
  • Physician, New York
    License # 155-526, Inactive
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of California
    License # G065389, Active
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Nevada
    License # 6269, Active
  • Controlled Substance License, Federal Drug Enforcement Agency
    License # AK1852652, Active
  • Physician and Surgeon, State of Washington
    License # MD60109623, Active
 

 
SERVICE WORK
Community Work
 
  • State of Nevada Medical-Legal Screening Panel
    1995-2002
  • School Board Member, Our Lady of Snows
    Reno, Nevada | 1996-1997
 
 
International Volunteer Missions
 
  • Philippine-American Medical Society of Northern California
    Tagbilaran, Bohol, P.I. | January 1999
  • Hospital De La Familia Foundation
    Nuevo Progresso, Guatemala | May 2000
 

 
MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Society Memberships
 

FELLOW

  • American College of Surgeons

MEMBER

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Karl Meyer Surgical Society
  • Nevada Medical Society
  • Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Warren H. Cole Society
 
 
Administrative Activities
 
  • Washoe Medical Center: Operating Room Committee
    Reno, Nevada | 1994-2000
  • Washoe Medical Center: Chief, Department of Surgery
    Reno, Nevada | 1996-1998
  • Washoe Medical Center: Executive Staff Committee
    Reno, Nevada | 1996-1998
  • Quail Surgical and Pain Management Center: Management Committee
    Reno, Nevada | 2000-2009
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    Invited Presentations
     
    • St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center: Postoperative Care Seminar
      “Postoperative Care of the Plastic Surgery Patient”
      Reno, Nevada | April 1992
    • University of California: Plastic Surgery Dinner Lecture Series
      “Current Concepts in Blepharoplasty”
      San Francisco, California | October 1992
    • Washoe Medical Center: Trauma Section
      “Lower Extremity Reconstruction”
      November 1992
    • Washoe Medical Center: Hand Therapists
      “Soft Tissue Coverage of Hand Injuries”
      Reno, Nevada | November 1993
    • Washoe Medical Center: Trauma Section
      “Maxillofacial Trauma”
      Reno, Nevada, August 1993
    • Trauma Section, Washoe Medical Center
      “The Mangled Extremity : Acute and Chronic Management”
      Reno, Nevada | October 1993
    • American Society of Critical Care Nurses
      “Evolution of Breast Reconstruction”
      Reno, Nevada | December 1993
    • Washoe Medical Center: Trauma Section
      “The Mangled Extremity: Acute and Chronic Management”
      Reno, Nevada | August 1994
    • Washoe Medical Center: Trauma Section
      “Burns: A Paradigm of Injury”
      Reno, Nevada | October 1994
    • University of California: Plastic Surgery Dinner Lecture Series
      “The Lateral Femoral Circumflex Axis: In Search of the Perfect Donor Site”
      San Francisco, California | November 1994
    • University of Nevada Surgical Clerkship Lectures, Per Schedule
      “Wounds and Wound Healing”
      1991 – 2000
    • University of California at San Francisco Plastic Surgery Alumni Meeting
      “Transaxillary Breast Augmentation: Before and After the Endoscope”
      June 2001
    • University of California at San Francisco Plastic Surgery Alumni Meeting
      “Anterior Latissimus Flap for Immediate Breast Reconstruction”
      June 2003
    • University of California at San Francisco Plastic Surgery Alumni Meeting
      “Suction-Assisted Lipectomy: From Loathing to Loving”
      June 2003
    • University of California at San Francisco Plastic Surgery Alumni Meeting
      “Vertical Reduction Mammoplasty”
      June 2003
    • University of California at San Francisco Plastic Surgery Alumni Meeting
      “Peri-Oral Rejuvenation”
      June 2009
     

     
    APPOINTMENTS
    Academic Appointments
     
    • University of Illinois at Chicago: Instructor, Department of Surgery
      Chicago, Illinois | 1987-1988
    • University of Illinois at Chicago: Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
      Chicago, Illinois | 1988-1989
    • University of Nevada: Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
      Reno, Nevada | 1997-Present
     
     
    Hospital Appointments
     
    • St Mary’s Regional Medical Center: Active Staff
      Reno, Nevada
    • Renown Regional Medical Center: Active Staff
      Reno, Nevada
    • Renown South Meadows Medical Center: Active Staff
      Reno, Nevada
    • Seton Medical Center: Courtesy Staff
      Daly City, California, Courtesy Staff
     

     
    Publications
    Manuscripts
     
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Comparative effects of circulating bacterial or non-bacterial particles on plasma fibronectin: Relationship to lung deposition of blood-borne foreign particles. Circ. Shock 19:357-370, 1986
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Factor XIIIa as a modulator of plasma fibronectin alternations during experimental bacteremia.
      J. Trauma 26: 1013-1023, 1986
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E. and Blumenstock, F.A.
      Clearance and distribution of plasma fibronectin in septic rats: Relationship to synthetic rate.
      Amer. J. Physiol.251:R724-734, 1986
    • Kiener, J.L., Hoffman, W.Y., and Mathes, S.J.
      Influence of radiotherapy on microvascular reconstruction in the head and neck region.
      Am. J. Surgery 162: 4040-4047, 1991
     
     
    Abstracts
     
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      A potential role for factor XIIIa deficiency in the etiology of the elevation of plasma fibronectin during sepsis in rats.
      Fed. Proc. 43: 705, 1984
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Rebound elevation of plasma fibronectin during experimental bacteremia: Increased fibronectin synthesis or Factor XIII deficiency.
      Circ. Shock 13: 102, 1984
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Reticuloendothelial function following infusion of particulates: Relationship to plasma fibronectin.
      Current Surgery 43: 37-39, 1985
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Blumenstock, F.A.
      Plasma fibronectin synthesis and clearance in post-operative septic rats.
      Surg. Infec. Soc., Abstract volume, p. 65, 1990
    • Marschall, M.A., Haviv, Y., Kiener, J.L. and Cohen, M.
      Effects of rigid fixation on the growing craniomaxillofacial skeleton.
      Plastic Surgery Research Council, Abstract volume, p. 65, 1990
    • Kiener, J.L., Hoffman, W.Y., and Mathes, S.J.
      Influence of preoperative radiation on the success of subsequent microvascular reconstruction.
      Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, Abstract volume, p. 130, 1991
    • Kiener, J.L., and Rand, R.P.
      Early experience with the anterolateral thigh flap.
      Plastic Surgical Forum, Volume 16, p. 115-116, 1993
    • Kiener, J.L.
      Anterolateral thigh free flap: Coverage of upper extremity defects.
      American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Abstract volume, 1995
     
     
    Abstracts
     
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      A potential role for factor XIIIa deficiency in the etiology of the elevation of plasma fibronectin during sepsis in rats.
      Fed. Proc. 43: 705, 1984
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Rebound elevation of plasma fibronectin during experimental bacteremia: Increased fibronectin synthesis or Factor XIII deficiency.
      Circ. Shock 13: 102, 1984
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Saba, T.M.
      Reticuloendothelial function following infusion of particulates: Relationship to plasma fibronectin.
      Current Surgery 43: 37-39, 1985
    • Kiener, J.L., Cho, E., and Blumenstock, F.A.
      Plasma fibronectin synthesis and clearance in post-operative septic rats.
      Surg. Infec. Soc., Abstract volume, p. 65, 1990
    • Marschall, M.A., Haviv, Y., Kiener, J.L. and Cohen, M.
      Effects of rigid fixation on the growing craniomaxillofacial skeleton.
      Plastic Surgery Research Council, Abstract volume, p. 65, 1990
    • Kiener, J.L., Hoffman, W.Y., and Mathes, S.J.
      Influence of preoperative radiation on the success of subsequent microvascular reconstruction.
      Society of Head and Neck Surgeons, Abstract volume, p. 130, 1991
    • Kiener, J.L., and Rand, R.P.
      Early experience with the anterolateral thigh flap.
      Plastic Surgical Forum, Volume 16, p. 115-116, 1993
    • Kiener, J.L.
      Anterolateral thigh free flap: Coverage of upper extremity defects.
      American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Abstract volume, 1995
     
     
    Case Reports
     
    • Robin, A.P., Kiener, J.L., Martin, M.A., and Barrett, J.A.Congenital diaphragmatic hernia with liver injury presenting as bilious hydrothorax.Digestive Surgery 7: 182-184, 1990
     
     
    Book Chapters
     
    • Kiener, J.L. and Ratych, R.L.
      Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis.
      Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Editor George Zuidema, W.B. Saunders Co., 1990
    • Mathes, S.J. and Kiener, J.L.
      Oral and Pharyngeal Reconstruction with Transposition Flaps.
      Mastery of Plastic Surgery Editor Mimis Cohen, Little, Brown and Co., 1994
     
     
    Research Presentations
     
    • FASEB
      “A Potential Role for the Factor XIIIa Deficiency in the Etiology of the Elevation of Plasma Fibronectin during Sepsis in the Rat”
      St. Louis, Missouri | April 1984
    • Shock Society
      “Rebound Elevation of Plasma Fibronectin during Experimental Bacteremia: Increased Fibronectin Synthesis or Factor XIII Deficiency?”
      Toronoto, Ontario, Canada | June 1984
    • Society of University Surgeons
      “Reticuloendothelial Phagocytic Function Following Infusion of Particulates: Relationship to Plasma Fibronectin”
      Boston, Massachusetts | February 1985
    • Surgical Infection Society
      “Plasma Fibronectin Synthesis and clearance in Post-operative Septic Rats”
      Chicago, Illinois | April 1986
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons
      “Complications of Cranial Radiation: Management with Free Muscle Transfer”
      San Francisco, California | March 1991
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons
      “Perioperative Tobacco Use in Free Flap Patients”
      San Francisco, California | March 1991
    • Society of Head and Neck Surgeons
      “Influence of Preoperative Radiation on the Success of Subsequent Microvascular Reconstruction”
      Maui, Hawaii | May 1991
    • American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
      “Early Experience with the Anterolateral Thigh Flap”
      New Orleans, Louisiana | September 1993
    • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
      “Anterolateral Thigh Free Flap: Coverage of Upper Extremity Defects”
      Marco Island, Florida | January 1995
    • Rocky Mountain Plastic Surgery Society
      “Immediate Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap and Saline Implants: Elimination of the Posterior Scar”
      Cancun, Mexico | April 2002
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
      “Lateral Flap Mastopexy”
      Las Vegas, Nevada | June 2006
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, June 2007 “Immediate Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Dorsi Muscle Flap and Implants: Elimination of the Posterior Scar”
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
      “Supra Zygomatic SMAS Flap and Lower Eyelid Aesthetics and Function”
      Dana Point, California | June 2008
    • First American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting
      “Peri-Oral Rejuvenation”
      Park City, Utah | February 2009
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
      “Modification of the Weston Corner of Mouth Lift”
      Squaw Creek, California | June 2009
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
      “Combined Abdominoplasty and SAL of the Posterior Trunk: Safety and Efficacy”
      Coronado Island, California | May 2012
    • Vegas Cosmetic Surgery 2012
      “Retrospective Analysis of Periocular Complications and Aesthetic Outcomes Following Routine Suprazygomatic SMAS and Orbicularis Oculi Transection in Facelifts”
      Las Vegas, Nevada | June 2012
    • California Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
      “Direct to Implant Breast Reconstruction with the Anteriorly Harvested Latissimus Flap”
      San Francisco, California | June 2013,