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Dr. Anna Frants

Specialty Aesthetic Surgery, New York, NY | July 2023 – Present|
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA | July 2022 – June 2023
Attending, Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery

Dr. Paul Nassif & Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Beverly Hills, CA | July 2022 – June 2023
Fellow, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 

NYU Grossman School Of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY |  July 2017 – May 2022
Resident & Chief Resident in The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

New York Blood Center, New York, NY | October 2011 – April 2012
Senior Laboratory Assistant, Stem Cell Lab 

NYU Langone Brooklyn Medical Associates, Brooklyn, NY | October 2008 – March 2010 
Assistant to Drs. Aleksey and Elvira Kamenetsky (Cardiology/Neurology) 


Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY | August 2012 – May 2017
Doctor of Medicine 

City University of New York – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY | August 2007 – February 2011
Bachelor of Arts In Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude 

  • Kathryn Driscoll Gover Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry (Spring 2010)

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY | July 2015 – June 2016

Research Intern, Dr. Richard J Wong’s Laboratory (Department Of Head And Neck Surgery)

  • Studied the cellular and molecular mechanisms of perineural invasion in head and neck and pancreatic cancers.
  • Experience with cell culture, microscopy, immunofluorescence staining, western blots, animal surgery, and various experimental assays. Trained in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Pannoramic viewer, and Prism.

NYU Langone Smilow Research Building, New York, NY | June 2013 – August 2013

Summer Researcher, Dr. Markus Schober’s Laboratory (Department Of Dermatology)

  • Studied the expression of tumor markers in cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas.

Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian, New York, NY June 2008 – August 2008 

Research Assistant To Dr. Mark M. Souweidane (Neurosurgery)

  • Studied the natural history of arachnoid cysts in the pediatric patient population and the significance of prenatally diagnosed arachnoid cysts.

(2023) Salehi P., Frants A., Nassif P.N. Commentary On: An Anatomic Analysis of the Bony Vault: From the Perspective of Osteotomy in Rhinoplasty. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2023, Feb; PMID: 36752982

(2023) Azizzadeh B, Frants A. Selective Neurectomy for Post Facial Paralysis Synkinesis. Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. 2021, March 31(1):65-69; PMID: 36754508

(2022) Deborde S, Gusain L, Powers A, Marcadis A, Yu Y, Chen CH, Frants A, Kao E, Tang LH, Vakiani E, Amisaki M, Balachandran VP, Calo A, Omelchenko T, Jessen KR, Reva B, Wong RJ. Reprogrammed Schwann Cells Organize Into Dynamic Tracks that Promote Pancreatic Cancer Invasion. Cancer Discovery 12(10):2454-2473.

(2021) Frants A, Garber D, Lafer Mp, Gordon S, Markey J, Zhang Ym, Wang B, Lee Jw. Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Opioids Versus Nsaids for Post-Operative Analgesia in Outpatient Rhinoplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021 Jan 1;147(1):56-62

(2021) Gadaleta D, Frants A, Paul B, Rosenberg D. Trading Osteoplasty for Osteotomy in an Attempt to Achieve a Rapid Recovery Rhinoplasty. The American Journal Of Cosmetic Surgery. December 29, 2020.

(2020) Lafer M, Frants A, Zhang Ym, Wang B, Lee Jw. Gender Differences in Compensation, Mentorship, and Work-Life Balance Within Facial Plastic Surgery [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 17]. Laryngoscope. 2020; 10.1002/lary.29007. doi.10.1002/lary.29007

(2019) Frants A, Lafer M, Liu CZ, Lee JW. Open Rhinoplasty Approach for Resection of a Submucosal Aneurysmal Fibrous Histiocytoma. Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology 5:067 Poster of the abstract was presented in Dallas with AAFPRS in 2018. 

(2019) Frants A, Liu CZ, Rickert S. Primary Lymphangioma of the Tonsil With Actinomyces Infection – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Poster accepted to the 2019 American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Summer Meeting in Vail, CO in July 2019.

(2017) Bakst R, Xiong H, Chen Ch, Deborde S, Lyubchik A, Zhou Y, He S, Mcnamara W, Lee Sy, Olson O, Leiner Im, Gil Z, Vakiani E, Joyce J, Pamer E, Wong Rj. Monocyte Recruitment to Nerve Secreted CCL2 Drives Perineural Invasion by Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Research 77(22):6400-14

(2016) Deborde S, Omelchenko T, Lyubchik A, Zhou Y, He S, Mcnamara W, Chernichenko N, Lee Sy, Barajas F, Chen Ch, Bakst R, Vakiani E, He S, Hall A, Wong Rj. Schwann Cells Induce Cancer Cell Dispersion and Invasion. Journal Of Clinical Investigation 126(4):1538-54. 

(2016) Lyubchik A, Xu K, Fosko S, Slutsky J. Deep Venous Thrombosis And Pulmonary Embolism Following Outpatient Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surgery 42(12):1389-1391. (2015) Lyubchik, A. Zeltser, R. An Alar Rim Defect. Dermatologic Surgery 41(5):645-7.

(2014) Levites H, Lyubchik A, Trasolini N, Fromm I, Fourman M, Phil M, Phillips B, Khan S, Dagum A, Bui D. Quantitative Analysis Of Nipple Areola Complex Tattoo Fade Patterns: Results of a Prospective Study. Poster presentation at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery in Rhode Island. 

(2018) Frants A, Marcus S, Zan E, Jacobson A. Cervical Thoracic Duct Cyst: A Case Report. Presented a poster at the Triological Society in Maryland. 

(2021) Montalbano M, Frants A, Moses L, Nossek E, Kwak P. N-BCA Extravasation Into Tracheal Lumen During Embolization of Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm. Poster presentation at AAO-HNSF.

(2021) Franco A, Frants A, Lieberman S, Liu Cheng, Gottlieb M. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor With Neuroendocrine Differentiation of the Sphenoid Sinus: A Rare Pathology. Poster presentation at the Triological Society Virtual Meeting Jan 2021.

(2022) “Celestial Rhinoplasty.” FCOM November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Using the Renuvion Helium Plasma Device for Elevation of Skin Flaps In Deep Plane Rhytidectomy.” FCOM November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Effective Use of Social Media And Branding in a Facial Plastic Surgery Practice.” FCOM. November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) Leveraging Digital Marketing In Private Practice. FCOM. November 12, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Revision Rhinoplasty in the Botched Patient.” FCOM. November 12, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2023) “Celestial Rhinoplasty for Elevation and Rotation of Nose”. 15th Annual American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting. February 17-20, 2023. Park City, Utah, USA.

(2023) “Pearls and Pitfalls in Revision Rhinoplasty.” April 21-22, 2023. Science & Art of Facial Makeover. Third International Conference. Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada – Brazil

(2023) “Total Nasal Reconstruction Techniques for the Short and Over-Rotated Nose.” April 21-22, 2023. Science & Art of Facial Makeover. Third International Conference. Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada – Brazil.

(2023) “Master Celestial Rhinoplasty.” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Revision Rhinoplasty Pearls – The Botched Nose.” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Dorsal Preservation Rhinoplasty – How Much Is Too Much?” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Pearls and Pitfalls in Rhinoplasty” Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference (Vcs) Annual Meeting. Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada. June 8-10, 2023

(2023) “Dorsal Preservation Case Presentation” Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference (VCS) Annual Meeting. Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada. June 8-10, 2023.

(2023) Frants, A. Azizzadeh, B. Management of Post Facial Paralysis With Synkinesis. Goldenberg: Handbook of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, 3/e. In Press.

(2023) Ziai K, Salehi P, Frants A, Azizzadeh B. Management of Periocular Synkinesis. In Press. 

(2018) Paskhover B, Diels J, Lyubchik A, White Mw., 2017, Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Facial Synkinesis in Lalwani A, Pfister M., Eds., Recent Advances in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Volume 6, Health Sciences, London, P. 199-213

The Good Heart Group 501(C)(3) Nonprofit, Brooklyn, NY | September 2009 – 2017

Director and Co-Founder

  • Responsible for management of this New York State-registered and Federal tax exempt not-for-profit. 
  • Organize concerts and bring talented musicians to perform in nursing homes. 

Blanca’s House, San Pedro De Sula, Honduras | January 8-15, 2017

Medical Student Volunteer and Surgical Team Member

  • Was selected to participate in the cleft-lip and palate reconstructive mission trip as a fourth-year medical student to work alongside the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital, Dr. Alexander Dagum. 


Admissions Committee,
Stony Brook University School of Medicine | Fall 2013 – Spring 2014

  • Served on the School of Medicine’s Admissions Committee and interviewed approximately 30 applicants for the Class of 2018. 


A Promise to Peru: Medical & Cataract Mission,
Urubamba, Peru | January 2013 – July 2013

Fundraiser Organizer, Medical Education Co-Leader

  • The medical and surgical mission was a two-week program with the first week dedicated to setting up an eye clinic and cataract surgical center in Urubamba and the second week involved traveling to rural villages in the Andes and setting up one-day clinics. 


Annual Fundraiser for AIDS Victims in Africa,
Tuxedo Park, NY June 2005 – June 2007 Pianist

Work Experience

Specialty Aesthetic Surgery, New York, NY | July 2023 – Present

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Cedars Sinai, Beverly Hills, CA | July 2022 – June 2023

Attending

Dr. Paul Nassif & Dr. Babak Azizzadeh, Beverly Hills, CA | July 2022 – June 2023

Fellow, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 

NYU Grossman School Of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY |  July 2017 – May 2022

Resident & Chief Resident in The Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 

  • Committees: Residency Education and Curriculum, Program Evaluation, Residency Recruitment, Quality Improvement, Residency Wellness, Founder of the Social Media Committee.

New York Blood Center, New York, NY | October 2011 – April 2012

Senior Laboratory Assistant, Stem Cell Lab 

Assisted with the transfer of cord blood and hematopoietic stem cell products to the contract laboratories. 

Responsible for coding and billing of services offered by the cellular therapy laboratory.

NYU Langone Brooklyn Medical Associates, Brooklyn, NY | October 2008 – March 2010 

Assistant to Drs. Aleksey and Elvira Kamenetsky (Cardiology/Neurology)

Served as ECG technician and front desk assistant. Front desk responsibilities included medical records management, scheduling appointments and answering phone calls.

Education

Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY | August 2012 – May 2017

Doctor of Medicine 

  • Completed a research year with Dr. Richard Wong at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2016)
  • Served on the Admissions Committee (Fall 2013-Spring 2014) 
  • Teaching Roles: USMLE Step 1 Mentor (2014), Teaching Assistant, Foundations of Medicine (2013)

City University of New York – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY | August 2007 – February 2011

Bachelor of Arts In Chemistry, Magna Cum Laude 

  • Kathryn Driscoll Gover Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry (Spring 2010)
  • Teaching Assistant, Comparative Physiology Course (Spring 2008)

Research Experience

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY | July 2015 – June 2016

Research Intern, Dr. Richard J Wong’s Laboratory (Department Of Head And Neck Surgery)

  • Studied the cellular and molecular mechanisms of perineural invasion in head and neck and pancreatic cancers.
  • Experience with cell culture, microscopy, immunofluorescence staining, western blots, animal surgery, and various experimental assays. Trained in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Pannoramic viewer, and Prism.

NYU Langone Smilow Research Building, New York, NY | June 2013 – August 2013

Summer Researcher, Dr. Markus Schober’s Laboratory (Department Of Dermatology)

  • Studied the expression of tumor markers in cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas.

Weill Cornell New York Presbyterian, New York, NY June 2008 – August 2008 

Research Assistant To Dr. Mark M. Souweidane (Neurosurgery)

  • Studied the natural history of arachnoid cysts in the pediatric patient population and the significance of prenatally diagnosed arachnoid cysts.

Publications

(2023) Salehi P., Frants A., Nassif P.N. Commentary On: An Anatomic Analysis of the Bony Vault: From the Perspective of Osteotomy in Rhinoplasty. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2023, Feb; PMID: 36752982

(2023) Azizzadeh B, Frants A. Selective Neurectomy for Post Facial Paralysis Synkinesis. Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. 2021, March 31(1):65-69; PMID: 36754508

(2021) Frants A, Garber D, Lafer Mp, Gordon S, Markey J, Zhang Ym, Wang B, Lee Jw. Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Opioids Versus Nsaids for Post-Operative Analgesia in Outpatient Rhinoplasty. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2021 Jan 1;147(1):56-62

(2021) Gadaleta D, Frants A, Paul B, Rosenberg D. Trading Osteoplasty for Osteotomy in an Attempt to Achieve a Rapid Recovery Rhinoplasty. The American Journal Of Cosmetic Surgery. December 29, 2020.

(2020) Lafer M, Frants A, Zhang Ym, Wang B, Lee Jw. Gender Differences in Compensation, Mentorship, and Work-Life Balance Within Facial Plastic Surgery [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 17]. Laryngoscope. 2020; 10.1002/lary.29007. doi.10.1002/lary.29007

(2019) Frants A, Lafer M, Liu CZ, Lee JW. Open Rhinoplasty Approach for Resection of a Submucosal Aneurysmal Fibrous Histiocytoma. Journal of Otolaryngology and Rhinology 5:067 Poster of the abstract was presented in Dallas with AAFPRS in 2018. 

(2019) Frants A, Liu CZ, Rickert S. Primary Lymphangioma of the Tonsil With Actinomyces Infection – Case Report and Review of the Literature. Poster accepted to the 2019 American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Summer Meeting in Vail, CO in July 2019.

(2017) Bakst R, Xiong H, Chen Ch, Deborde S, Lyubchik A, Zhou Y, He S, Mcnamara W, Lee Sy, Olson O, Leiner Im, Gil Z, Vakiani E, Joyce J, Pamer E, Wong Rj. Monocyte Recruitment to Nerve Secreted CCL2 Drives Perineural Invasion by Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Research 77(22):6400-14

(2016) Deborde S, Omelchenko T, Lyubchik A, Zhou Y, He S, Mcnamara W, Chernichenko N, Lee Sy, Barajas F, Chen Ch, Bakst R, Vakiani E, He S, Hall A, Wong Rj. Schwann Cells Induce Cancer Cell Dispersion and Invasion. Journal Of Clinical Investigation 126(4):1538-54. 

(2016) Lyubchik A, Xu K, Fosko S, Slutsky J. Deep Venous Thrombosis And Pulmonary Embolism Following Outpatient Dermatologic Surgery. Dermatol Surgery 42(12):1389-1391. 

(2015) Lyubchik, A. Zeltser, R. An Alar Rim Defect. Dermatologic Surgery 41(5):645-7.

Presentations

(2014) Levites H, Lyubchik A, Trasolini N, Fromm I, Fourman M, Phil M, Phillips B, Khan S, Dagum A, Bui D. Quantitative Analysis Of Nipple Areola Complex Tattoo Fade Patterns: Results of a Prospective Study. Poster presentation at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery in Rhode Island. 

(2018) Frants A, Marcus S, Zan E, Jacobson A. Cervical Thoracic Duct Cyst: A Case Report. Presented a poster at the Triological Society in Maryland. 

(2021) Montalbano M, Frants A, Moses L, Nossek E, Kwak P. N-BCA Extravasation Into Tracheal Lumen During Embolization of Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm. Poster presentation at AAO-HNSF.

(2021) Franco A, Frants A, Lieberman S, Liu Cheng, Gottlieb M. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor With Neuroendocrine Differentiation of the Sphenoid Sinus: A Rare Pathology. Poster presentation at the Triological Society Virtual Meeting Jan 2021.

(2022) “Celestial Rhinoplasty.” FCOM November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Using the Renuvion Helium Plasma Device for Elevation of Skin Flaps In Deep Plane Rhytidectomy.” FCOM November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Effective Use of Social Media And Branding in a Facial Plastic Surgery Practice.” FCOM. November 11, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) Leveraging Digital Marketing In Private Practice. FCOM. November 12, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2022) “Revision Rhinoplasty in the Botched Patient.” FCOM. November 12, 2022. Boca Raton, FL.

(2023) “Celestial Rhinoplasty for Elevation and Rotation of Nose”. 15th Annual American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting. February 17-20, 2023. Park City, Utah, USA.

(2023) “Pearls and Pitfalls in Revision Rhinoplasty.” April 21-22, 2023. Science & Art of Facial Makeover. Third International Conference. Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada – Brazil

(2023) “Total Nasal Reconstruction Techniques for the Short and Over-Rotated Nose.” April 21-22, 2023. Science & Art of Facial Makeover. Third International Conference. Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada – Brazil.

(2023) “Master Celestial Rhinoplasty.” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Revision Rhinoplasty Pearls – The Botched Nose.” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Dorsal Preservation Rhinoplasty – How Much Is Too Much?” AAFPRS Advances In Rhinoplasty & Facial Rejuvenation Meeting. San Diego, CA. April 29, 2023.

(2023) “Pearls and Pitfalls in Rhinoplasty” Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference (Vcs) Annual Meeting. Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada. June 8-10, 2023

(2023) “Dorsal Preservation Case Presentation” Vegas Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Dermatology Conference (VCS) Annual Meeting. Bellagio Las Vegas, Nevada. June 8-10, 2023.

Textbook Chapters

(2023) Frants, A. Azizzadeh, B. Management of Post Facial Paralysis With Synkinesis. Goldenberg: Handbook of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery, 3/e. In Press.

(2023) Ziai K, Salehi P, Frants A, Azizzadeh B. Management of Periocular Synkinesis. In Press. 

(2018) Paskhover B, Diels J, Lyubchik A, White Mw., 2017, Botulinum Toxin in the Treatment of Facial Synkinesis in Lalwani A, Pfister M., Eds., Recent Advances in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Volume 6, Health Sciences, London, P. 199-213

Volunteer Experience

The Good Heart Group 501(C)(3) Nonprofit, Brooklyn, NY | September 2009 – 2017

Director and Co-Founder

  • Responsible for management of this New York State-registered and Federal tax exempt not-for-profit. 
  • Organize concerts and bring talented musicians to perform in nursing homes. 

Blanca’s House, San Pedro De Sula, Honduras | January 8-15, 2017

Medical Student Volunteer and Surgical Team Member

  • Was selected to participate in the cleft-lip and palate reconstructive mission trip as a fourth-year medical student to work alongside the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital, Dr. Alexander Dagum. 

Admissions Committee, Stony Brook University School of Medicine | Fall 2013 – Spring 2014

  • Served on the School of Medicine’s Admissions Committee and interviewed approximately 30 applicants for the Class of 2018. 

A Promise to Peru: Medical & Cataract Mission, Urubamba, Peru | January 2013 – July 2013

Fundraiser Organizer, Medical Education Co-Leader

  • The medical and surgical mission was a two-week program with the first week dedicated to setting up an eye clinic and cataract surgical center in Urubamba and the second week involved traveling to rural villages in the Andes and setting up one-day clinics. 

Annual Fundraiser for AIDS Victims in Africa, Tuxedo Park, NY June 2005 – June 2007

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