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Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

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Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.

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Clinical Interests

Wound Care, Burns, Limb Salvage, Peripheral Nerve Repair, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Facial Nerve Disorders, Nonhealing Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Pediatric Trauma and Burns, Laser Resurfacing, Reconstructive Facial Surgery, Laser Surgery,
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Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4171

Email: jmolnar@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • A.B., Eisenhower College, 1974
  • M.D., Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1977
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985
  • Residency, Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1979
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts Gen Hosp, 1985
  • Residency, Surgery, University of Washington Schoo, 1989
  • Fellowship, Medical College of Va., VCU, 1992
  • Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1993
  • Fellowship, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1994

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

Memberships

  • Am Burn Assn
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Asprs
  • Harkins Surgical Society
  • Int'L Medical Assn For Study O
  • Int'L Skeletal Society

NPI Number

  • 1194700138
Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

65 Ratings
5 Comments
 

Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Wound Healing; Wounds and Injuries; Collagen; Burns; Chondroitin Sulfates
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-2672 | Department: 336-716-4171

Email: jmolnar@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Development of a burn escharotomy assessment tool: a pilot study. Ur R, Holmes JH IV, Johnson JE, Molnar JA, Carter JE.. J Burn Care Res. 2016;37(2):e140-e144.

A case of Tannerite target mixture causing severe blast injury. Rebowe RE, Harbour P, Carter JE, Molnar JA.. Burns. 2016;42(4):e47-e50.

A randomized trial of diagnostic ultrasound to improve outcomes in focal neuropathies. Cartwright MS, Griffin LP, Dowlen H, Bargoil JM, Caress JB, Li ZJ, Defranzo AJ Jr, Wiesler ER, Tuohy CJ, Balakrishnan N, Molnar JA, Baute V, Koman LA, Poehling GG, Walker FO.. Muscle Nerve. 2015;52(5):746-753.

Evaluation of skin regeneration after burns in vivo and rescue of cells after thermal stress in vitro following treatment with a keratin biomaterial. Poranki D, Whitener W, Howse S, Mesen T, Howse E, Burnell J, Greengauz-Roberts O [sic] [Gringauz-Roberts O], Molnar J, Van Dyke M.. J Biomater Appl. 2014;29(1):26-35.

Nutrition and chronic wounds. Molnar JA, Underdown MJ, Clark WA.. Adv Wound Care (New Rochelle). 2014;3(11):663-681.

Three patients with full facial transplantation. Pomahac B, Pribaz J, Eriksson E, Bueno EM, Diaz-Siso JR, Rybicki FJ, Annino DJ, Orgill D, Caterson EJ, Caterson SA, Carty MJ, Chun YS, Sampson CE, Janis JE, Alam DS, Saavedra A, Molnar JA, Edrich T, Marty FM, Tullius SG.. N Engl J Med. 2012;366(8):715-722.

Median nerve changes following steroid injection for carpal tunnel syndrome. Cartwright MS, White DL, Demar S, Wiesler ER, Sarlikiotis T, Chloros GD, Yoon JS, Won SJ, Molnar JA, Defranzo AJ, Walker FO.. Muscle Nerve. 2011;44(1):25-29.

Subatmospheric pressure therapy: basic science review. Wood BC, Molnar JA.. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2011;20(3):168-175.

Skin, grafts. Wood BC, Kirman CN, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2010;():A1295109.

Multiple modality treatment regimen in an aggressive resistant fungal hand infection: a case report. Pyle JW, Holladay J, Molnar JA, Martin JS, DeFranzo AJ.. Hand (N Y). 2010;5(3):318-321.

Outpatient reconstruction using integra* and subatmospheric pressure. Park CA, Defranzo AJ, Marks MW, Molnar JA.. Ann Plast Surg. 2009;62(2):164-169.

Comparison of fasciotomy wound closures using traditional dressing changes and the vacuum-assisted closure device. Zannis J, Angobaldo J, Marks M, DeFranzo A, David L, Molnar J, Argenta L.. Ann Plast Surg. 2009;62(4):407-409.

Vacuum assisted devices for difficult wounds of the face and neck. Argenta LC, DeFranzo AJ, Molnar JA, Stoeckel WT. In: Horn DB, Hebda PA, Gosain AK, Friedman CD, eds. Essential tissue healing of the face and neck. Shelton (CT): People's Medical Publishing House;2009: 399-408.

Wound healing. Molnar JA, Stuart P. In: Kohlstadt I, ed. Food and nutrients in disease management. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press;2009: 583-599.

A global plan for burn prevention and care [editorial]. Peck M, Molnar J, Swart D.. Bull World Health Organ. 2009;87(10):802-803.

Blepharoplasty, lower lid transconjunctival. Kirman CN, Bharti G, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2009;():A1281800.

Liposuction, external ultrasound-assisted. Kirman CN, Bharti G, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2009;():A1272747.

Pressure ulcers, nonsurgical treatment and principles. Kirman CN, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2009;():A1293614.

Skin resurfacing, dermabrasion. Bharti G, Kirman CN, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2009;():A1297069.

Vacuum-assisted closure for defects of the abdominal wall. DeFranzo AJ, Pitzer K, Molnar JA, Marks MW, Chang MC, Miller PR, Letton RW, Argenta LC.. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;121(3):832-839.

Use of tryptophan-fortified hydrolyzed collagen for nutritional support. Stuart PS, Bell SJ, Molnar J.. J Dietary Supplements. 2008;5(4):383-400.

Laser hair removal. Kirman CN, Molnar JA, Alaiti S.. eMedicine. 2008;():A1271154.

Skin, grafts. Wood BC, Kirman CN, Molnar JA.. eMedicine. 2008;():A1295109.

. Molnar J. In: Nutrition and wound healing. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press;2007: .

Overview of nutrition and wound healing. Molnar JA. In: Molnar J, ed. Nutrition and wound healing. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press;2007: 1-14.

Vitamin C and wound healing. Tanaka H, Molnar JA. In: Molnar J, ed. Nutrition and wound healing. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press;2007: 121-148.

Biologically active wound dressings derived from human hair [abstract]. Whitener W, Mesen T, Howse S, Nanney L, Molnar J, Van Dyke M.. Tissue Eng. 2007;13(7):1644.

Achilles tendon reconstruction after electrical injury with a neurotized cross-leg fillet flap. Newman C, Molnar JA.. Ann Plast Surg. 2007;59(4):447-450.

White phosphorus and its ability to cause serious burns [abstract]. Loveall CF, Manuel AL, Stansberry RD, Williams JH, Molnar JA, Holmes JH IV.. South Med J. 2007;100(12 Suppl):S16.

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Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests

Wound Care, Burns, Limb Salvage, Peripheral Nerve Repair, Head and Neck Reconstruction, Facial Nerve Disorders, Nonhealing Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Diabetic Limb Salvage, Pediatric Trauma and Burns, Laser Resurfacing, Reconstructive Facial Surgery, Laser Surgery, Pigmented Lesions, Hand Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Maxillofacial Trauma, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Microsurgery, Burn Reconstruction, Hair Restoration, Microvascular and Replantation Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Acute Burns and Burn Reconstruction, Wounds (difficult), Orbital Fracture Evaluation and Repair, Eyelid Tumors, Eyelid Reconstruction, Skin Cancer, Nutrition
Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.

Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Joseph A. Molnar, M.D., Ph.D.65 Ratings
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5/16/2016

Dr. Molnar is great

1/28/2016

The experience was pleasant and educational.

11/23/2015

*Dr. Molnar is not only an exceptional clinician, but also friendly & personable.

9/14/2015

I rate him overall previously very well but this last visit wwasn'tgreat

8/30/2015

I love Dr. Molnar. He is always researching or reading about issues concerning my case. he has helped me tremendously!

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