Steve Laverson, M.D.
Background & Specialties
American Board of Surgery 1992, American Board of Plastic Surgery 1995
Graduated in Life Sciences, University of Maryland, 1979. University of Maryland Medical School 1979-83. Trained in General Surgery in Los Angeles 1983-1991, and Plastic Surgery 1991-93. Private Practice Plastic Surgery in North San Diego County 1993-present.
Former adjunct faculty at Boise State University. Currently none.
Publications and Presentations
Laverson S, Azera J. The Retail Plastic Surgery Office: A Ten Year Experience. Abstract accepted for presentation to ASPS/IQUAM Transatlantic Innovations in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Paris, France, April 6, 2009.
Laverson, S. Shaping Abdominoplasty Surface Contour to Simulate Muscular Anatomy. Cosmetic Dermatology, 22:124, 2009.
Laverson S. Improving Abdominoplasty Results: Reconstruction of the Linea Alba Sulcus by Direct Fat Excision. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 26:682, 2006.
Laverson S. Polidocanol for Refractory Seroma. Plast & Recon Surg, 104:1212, 1999.
Laverson S. The Treatment of Lymphedema. Plast & Recon Surg, 104:1207, 1999.
Laverson S. Pressure Sore Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment. Oral Presentation to Family Medicine Update: 1999, San Diego Academy of Family Physicians, Coronado, CA, July 1999.
Laverson S. Letter to the Editor. New England Journal of Medicine, 329:662, 1993.
Laverson S, Evans JT: Failure of systemically or locally administered b-FGF to augment bursting strength of healing rodent wounds. Poster Presentation, Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, LA 1991.
Melikian V, Laverson S, Zawacki BE: Oxygen derived free radical inhibition in the healing of experimental zone of stasis burns. J Trauma, 27:151, 1987. (Presented at American Burn Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL 1986).
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Oldfield E, et al: Stromal and nuclear markers for rapid identification of pituitary adenomas at biopsy. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 109:509, 1985.
Laverson S, McKeever PE, Kornblith PL, et al: Diagnosis of glioma on frozen section by immunofluorescence for glial fibrillary acidic protein. Lancet 1:674, 1981.
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Kornblith PL, et al: Immunofluorescent staining of frozen sections for glial fibrillary acidic protein. Acta Neuropath, 58:69, 1982.
McKeever PE, Quindlen EA, Banks MA, Williams U, Kornblith PL, Laverson S, Smith B: Biosynthesized products of cultured neuroglial cells: I. Selective release of proteins by cells from human astrocytomas. Neurology, 31:1445, 1981.
Sheu CW, Roginski HB, Blaschka AM, Laverson S, Ortel CD: Detection of triethylenemelamine induced translocation heterozygotes in CD-1 mice: Fertility and cytological methods. Mutation Research, 97:257, 1982.
McKeever PE, Laverson S, Kornblith PL, et al: Rapid aids for diagnosis of pituitary adenomas at biopsy. Lab Invest, 48:55A, 1983.
McKeever PE, Thomas C, Laverson S, Chronwall BM: Proteins of human gliomas change from in-situ to in-vitro. J Neuropath Exp Neurol, 42:307, 1983.
Hobbies and Interests
Hiking, Fitness, Classical Literature, Art, Music, Outdoors, Liberty.