Dr. David G. Genecov, a native of Dallas, Texas, is Board Certified in
Plastic Surgery as well as in General Surgery. After finishing his undergraduate
degree in the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas, he completed
his medical training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San
Antonio followed by a general surgery residency at West Virginia University and
then a Plastic surgery Residency at Wake Forest University Bowman Gray
School of Medicine. Subsequently he completed a fellowship at the International
Craniofacial Institute, Dallas, Texas, in Craniomaxillofacial surgery for
adults and children with congenital and acquired deformities.
Dr. Genecov's interests include craniofacial surgery, especially distraction
osteogenesis, ear reconstruction, and the treatment of patients with cleft lip
and palate. In addition, Dr. Genecov has a strong background in cosmetic surgery
and will continue to involve himself in clinical practice and research involving
cosmetic surgery of the face and body.
Dr. Genecov received advanced training in ear reconstruction for cases of
microtia/anotia using the Japanese two-stage technique as designed by Dr. Saforo
Nagata. Dr. Genecov accomplished this technique under the direction of Dr. Nagata
and his protégé, Dr. Akira Yamada.
In addition to research projects in bone
regeneration, synthetic bone substitutes, and stem cell bone formation, Dr.
Genecov continues philanthropic work through the World Craniofacial Foundation
and is involved with programs to bring pediatric plastic surgery care to both
Russia and Romania.
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