Joel B. Beck, M.D., FACS
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery - 2004
University of Mississippi July 2000-June 2003 Craniofacial-Plastic Surgery Fellowship Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency University of California San Diego June 1999-June 2000 Fellowship in Burn Surgery Research University of California Davis June 1996-June 1999 Resident in East Bay General Surgery Program University of California Irvine School of Medicine June 1992-June 1996 California Polytechnic State University September 1987-June 1992 San Luis Obispo Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry Magna Cum Laude Graduate (1992)
Publications and Presentations
Zhang F, Liu H, Stile F, Lei MP, Pang Y, Oswald TM, Beck J, Dorsett-Martin W, Lineaweaver. Effect of vascular endothelial growth factor on
rat Achilles tendon healing. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Nov;112(6):1613-9.
Zhang F, Blain B, Beck J, Zhang J, Chen Z, Chen ZW, Lineaweaver WC. Autogenous venous graft with one-stage prepared Schwann cells as a conduit for repair of long segmental nerve defects. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2002 May;18(4):295-300.
Beck J, Parent A, Angel MF. Chronic headache as a sequela of rigid fixation for craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2002 Mar;13(2):327-30.
Yamachika S, Utsunomiya T, Utsumer K, Paczek A, Beck J, Moore GW, Gardin JM. Effect of channel number of ultrasound beam former and intercostal space size on the echocardiographic image resolution. Ultrasound Med Biol. 1994 20(Supp I).
Utsunomiya T, Beck J, Eisenman D, Doshi R, Gardin JM. Calculation of regurgitant fraction using the color Doppler “proximal isovelocity surface area” method. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 17(II):358A.
Utsunomiya T, Beck J, Eisenman D, Doshi R, Gardin JM. Usefulnes of contrast-enhanced continuous wave Doppler recording of "physiologic” tricuspid regurgitation to estimate pulmonary arterial pressure: An in vitro study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 1991 4:284.
Closed Rhinoplasty and the Uncorrected Nasion. California Society of Plastic Surgeons. Sonoma, CA June 2005
Analysis of Severe Macromastia…Is a free nipple graft really necessary? Annual Scientific Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgeons, West Palm Beach, FL June 2003.
Closed ultrasonic assisted liposuction preserves fibrous septa between the SMAS and skin in a composite rhytidectomy. Annual Scientific Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Hilton Head Island, SC June 2002
Reconsidering the use of the soleus flap for middle and distal third lower extremity wounds. Annual Scientific Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Orlando, FL June 2001
Pentoxifylline attenuates bacterial translocation and lung neutrophil accumulation in lungs of mice with burn injury. American College of
Surgeons, Chicago, IL October 2000
Calculation of regurgitant volume and regurgitant fraction using the color Doppler proximal isovelocity surface area method. American Heart Association Student Research Meeting 1990.
Hobbies and Interests
Spending time with family, Outdoor Activities, Wine Appreciation, Exercising, Computers.