The Woodlands, TX 77384
Shola Olorunnipa, MD
Dr. Olorunnipa received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University before obtaining his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. He then entered the combined Plastic Surgery Residency at New York Presbyterian/Columbia and New York Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Centers in New York City. During his final year of residency, Dr. Olorunnipa served as chief resident and received numerous awards including the Jerome P. Webster Award for Plastic Surgery Research and the Weill Cornell Alumni Council award for Distinguished House Staff. After residency, he completed additional specialty training in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
Dr. Olorunnipa considers it a privilege to provide plastic and reconstructive surgical care to children and adults. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate surgery, craniosynostosis, general plastic surgery, and surgery for congenital and cosmetic conditions of the head, neck, and body. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Plastic Surgery Cleft Lip and Palate Craniofacial Surgery Craniosynostosis Rhinoplasty Facial Fractures Orthognathic (Jaw) Surgery Facial Plastic Surgery Otoplasty Ear Molding Ear Reconstruction for congenital or traumatic deformities Keloids and Scar Repair Congenital Malformations Skin lesions, Birthmarks, and Hemangiomas Cosmetic Surgery
Research Interests: 3D photography and 3D printing in craniofacial surgery Telemedicine in Plastic Surgery Global health
Yuan B, Goldman R, Wang E, Olorunnipa O, Khechoyan D. “Generating a 3D Normative Infant Cranial Model” Procedia Computer Science 80 (2016): 988-998.
Olorunnipa O, Zhang AY, Curtin CM. “Invasive Aspergillosis of the hand caused by Aspergillus ustus: A case report” Hand (N Y). 2009 Jun 30.
Rodriguez SK, Dieng Sarr A, Olorunnipa O, Popper SJ, Gueye-Ndiaye A, Traoré I, Dia MC, Mboup S, Kanki PJ. “The Absence of Anti-Tat Antibodies is Associated with Risk of Disease Progression in HIV-2 Infection” Journal of Infectious Disease 2006 Sep 15; 194:760-763.
Munabi NC, Olorunnipa O, Goltsman D, Rohde CH, Ascherman JA. The ability of intra-operative perfusion mapping with laser-assisted indocyanine green angiography to predict mastectomy flap necrosis in breast reconstruction: A prospective trial. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2013 Dec 31. pii: S1748-6815(13)00704-3
Coates, S, Mitchell, K, Olorunnipa O, Otterburn, DM, Simmons, RM. “An Unusual Breast Lesion: Granular Cell Tumor of the Breast with Extensive chest Wall Invasion”. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2014 Sep;110(3):345-7.
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