Use of incisional negative pressure wound therapy in skin-containing free tissue transfer. Bi H, Khan M, Li J, Pestana IA.. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2018;34(3):200-205.
Use of incisional negative pressure wound therapy in skin-containing free tissue transfer. Bi HD, Khan M, Li JH, Pestana IA.. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2018;34(3):200-205.
Use of negative pressure wound therapy in fasciocutaneous free-tissue transfer [abstract]. Khan M, Pestana IA, Bi HD.. J Am Coll Surg. 2017;225(4 Suppl 1):S168.
An analysis of complication risk factors in 641 nipple reconstructions. Satteson ES, Reynolds MF, Bond AM, Pestana IA.. Breast J. 2016;22(4):379-383.
Key concepts in the management of the adult 'buried penis' [letter]. Pestana IA, Hughes DB, Erdmann D.. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138(6):1.
Limited panniculectomy for adult buried penis repair [letter]. Pestana IA, Hughes DB, Erdmann D.. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138(6):1081e.
Correlation between abdominal perforator vessels identified with preoperative CT angiography and intraoperative fluorescent angiography in the microsurgical breast reconstruction patient. Pestana IA, Zenn MR.. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(6):S144-S149.
The effect of reusable versus disposable draping material on infection rates in implant-based breast reconstruction: a prospective randomized trial. Showalter BM, Crantford JC, Russell GB, Marks MW, DeFranzo AJ, Thompson JT, Pestana IA, David LR.. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(6):S165-S169.
'Supersize' panniculectomy: indications, technique, and results. Pestana IA, Campbell D, Fearmonti RM, Bond JE, Erdmann D.. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;73(4):416-421.
Impact of intraoperative vasopressor use in free tissue transfer for head, neck, and extremity reconstruction. Kelly DA, Reynolds M, Crantford C, Pestana IA.. Ann Plast Surg. 2014;72(Suppl 2):S135-S138.
Factors affecting complications in radiated breast reconstruction. Pestana IA, Campbell DC, Bharti G, Thompson JT.. Ann Plast Surg. 2013;70(5):542-545.
Changes in dermal histomorphology following surgical weight loss versus diet-induced weight loss in the morbidly obese patient. Fearmonti RM, Blanton M, Bond JE, Pestana IA, Selim MA, Erdmann D.. Ann Plast Surg. 2012;68(5):507-512.
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Associate Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Wound Care, Lower Extremity Trauma, Breast Surgery, Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Acute Burns and Burn Reconstruction, Wounds (difficult)
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the Dr I saw was in a big rush it seemed to me that he had no time for me to even be there
I'm extremely pleased with my provider
Dr. Pestana made me feel like I was the only patient he had that day.
Dr Pestana is probably very busy but he made me feel like I was his only patient. He listened to my concerns and showed empathy as the discussion went to my mother's death.
Excellent excellent excellent
Dr. Ivo Pestana was very helpful in educating me about my surgical options and giving me specific points to consider in my decision making process. He was thorough in his explanations and presented them in an understandable way. His manner and patience with my questions was greatly appreciated.
Dr. Pestana is awesome. He is very skilled, patient, and kind.
Dr Pestano was great to explain various surgical options including positive and possible negative outcomes. I did not feel that he was trying to persuade me toward any procedure--he made the choice mine; did not feel pressured.
Great consultation really impressed me.
Dr. Pestana explained every step of the process before he did anything. He is always smiling and has a great personality
Dr. Pestana was fantastic. He explained every aspect of my surgery options in great detail. He went step by step through the procedure stopping frequently to ask if I had questions. I felt like I was in an academic lecture and it was wonderful. I felt like he really wanted to make sure I understood my options, including the option to do nothing. I was very impressed with Dr. Pestana and am very comfortable with him doing my procedure. Dr. Pestana spent over an hour speaking with me about my options. I have told others about Dr. Pestana and would recommend him highly.
The doctor was very concerned with making sure my daughter understood all/any risks.
Very good Physician (Plastic)
One of the kindest Dr's I have ever had. Always took his time and answered all my questions.
love everyone here my daughter had a procedure done 3 months ago they were great then and still fabulous to me at my appointment
I have already recommended him to two different friends