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Work History

Aug 2016Present

Plastic Surgeon

Devenir Aesthetics

Begin new practice with Devenir Aesthetics in Austin, Texas in August 1, 2016. Practice is focused on skin cancer reconstruction, cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, body, and extremities.

Faculty Appointments

Assistant Professor in Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

August 1, 2013 - Present

Clinical responsibilities span entire spectrum of plastic surgery with significant hand trauma reconstruction, facial trauma reconstruction, head, neck, extremity oncologic reconstruction, breast reconstruction, general reconstruction and aesthetic surgery.  Teaching of both residents and medical students

Clinical Instructor in Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College                  

September 15, 2011 - June 30, 2012

Responsible for coordinating all resident assignments to the various plastic surgery services at Albany Medical Center, Sam Stratton Veteran's Affairs Hospital, Albany Medical Center South Clinical Campus, and St. Peter's Hospital.  Responsible for leading the didactic portion of plastic surgery core curriculum.  Responsible for teaching and performing clinical evaluations of plastic surgery residents, rotating residents, and medical students.  Attended the chief resident aesthetic clinic and continued development for an enhanced aesthetic surgery exposure for all residents.

Fellowship

Grotting and Cohn Plastic Surgery                                                                                                                   

Aesthetic and Breast  Plastic Surgery      

ASAPS Endorsed Aesthetic Fellowship                                                                                                                

Birmingham, Alabama

July 2012 - June 2013

Fellowship with Dr. James Grotting focusing on aesthetic and breast surgery.  In addition to assisting Dr. Grotting in his busy aesthetic surgery practice also have opportunity to perform clinical research, present at national and regional meetings, write manuscripts and book chapters.  There is progressive independence in the operating room and opportunity to perform my own cases.  Additionally,I have focused learning business aspects of running a successful plastic surgery practice from Dr. Grotting and his capable office staff.

Residency

Albany Medical Center

Albany, NY

Plastic Surgery

July 2006 - June 2012

Albany Medical center is a 631 bed Level I Trauma center with a robust plastic surgery training experience. The training program follows the “Integrated Model” and progresses with progressive plastic surgical responsibilities starting during the first year until the chief year.  Particularly strong exposure to craniofacial, hand, and lower extremity trauma reconstruction.  Microsurgical cases increased throughout my training to volume where chief residents are performing all aspects of microsurgical case with minimal assistance; but always appropriate supervision, from the attending staff.  Teaching of plastic surgery residents, rotating surgical residents, and medical students is integral to our training and promotes continued academic growth.

Education

Publications

Levesque AY. De la Torre JI. Midface Anatomy, Aging and Aesthetic Analysis. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics. May;23(2):129-6. 2015

Levesque AY. De la Torre JI. Facelifting: Anatomic Considerations. Facial Plastic Surgery. Aug;30(4):373-9. 2014.

Levesque AY. Daniels MA. Polynice A. Outpatient Lipoabdominoplasty: Review of the Literature and Practical Considerations for Safe Practice. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. Sep 1;33(7):1021-9, 2013.

Levesque AY. Tauber DM. Lee JC. Rodriguez-Feliz JR. Chao JD. The Impact of a Standardized Consultation Form for Facial Trauma on Billing and Evaluation and Management Levels. Annals of Plastic Surgery. Dec 13, 2012 epub

Levesque AY. Schalet BJ. Dolph JL. Beard Reconstruction Using Hair Grafts in a Free Flap.  Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery. 19:(4) 151-152, 2011.

Levesque AY. Tauber DM. Lee JC. Rodriguez-Feliz JR. Edmond JA. Chao JD.  Development of Consultation Form for Facial Trauma Evaluation and Its Affect on CPT Coding and Billing. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 128():43-44, October 2011.

Murphy KD. Mushkudiani IA. Kao D. Levesque AY. Hawkins HK. Gould LJ. Successful incorporation of tissue-engineered porcine small-intestinal submucosa as substitute flexor tendon graft is mediated by elevated TGF-beta 1 expression in the rabbit. Journal of Hand Surgery. 2008 Sep;33(7): 1168-78.

Book Chapters

Pending Publication

Levesque AY. Cohn AB. Grotting JC. "Breast Augmentation/Mastopexy in the Massive Weight Loss Patient" The Art of Body Contouring edit by Dr. Aly and Dr. Nahas 

Published

Levesque AY. "Soft tissue infection". Plastic Surgery Review: A Study Guide for the In-Service, Written Board, and Maintenance of Certification Exams. edited by Gregory E. Lankin M.D. Thieme. 2014

Levesque AY. Grotting JC. "Multi-stage Repair with Fat Grafting". Problems in Breast Surgery: A Repair Manual edited by Jack Fisher M.D. and Neal Handel M.D. Quality Medical Publishing. 2013

Levesque AY. Grotting JC. "Conversion to Partial Subpectoral Pocket and Bilateral Vertical Mastopexy". Problems in Breast Surgery: A Repair Manual edited by Jack Fisher M.D. and Neal Handel M.D. Quality Medical Publishing. 2013

Presentations

Levesque AY. "Fillers other than fat: What is Available and How to Use Them" Bruce F. Connell Symposium: Recent Advances in Aesthetic Surgery, Birmingham, AL, August 30, 2014.

Levesque AY. "Safety Guidelines for Patient Protection in Aesthetic Surgery" Bruce F. Connell Symposium: Recent Advances in Aesthetic Surgery, Birmingham, AL, August 29, 2014.

Levesque AY. "Autologous Fat Grafting Safety and Efficacy" UAB Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Birmingham, AL, August 18, 2014.

Levesque AY. "Breast Reconstruction" New Light Support Group, Birmingham, AL, March 9, 2013.

Ismail, I. Levesque AY. Rockmore J. "Circumferential Body Lift: A Safe Outpatient Procedure." American Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 12, 2013.

Levesque AY. "Breast Reconstruction" New Beginnings Support Group, Birmingham, AL, September 19, 2013.

Levesque AY. Cohn AB. Grotting JC. "Evaluation of Rhytidectomy with and without Autologous Fat Grafting Aided by Morphing Technology" 56th Annual Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Bonita Springs, FL, June 6, 2013.

Grotting JC. Levesque AY. "Innovations in Breast Reconstruction: Successes and Failures." Plastic Surgery the Meeting, Panel Presentation. New Orleans, LA, October 28, 2012.

Grotting JC. Levesque AY. "Secondary Deformities after Aesthetic Breast Surgery: Analysis and Strategies for Correction." 21st Congress of the International Society Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Geneva, Switzerland, September 8, 2012.

Grotting JC. Levesque AY. "Role of Fat Grafting in Revisional Breast Surgery." ASPS/ASAPS Breast and Body Contouring Symposium, Santa Fe, NM, September 23, 2012.

Levesque AY. Daniels MA. Polynice A. "Outpatient Lipoabdominoplasty: Review of the Literature and Practical Considerations for Safe Practice." American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, May 3, 2012.

Daniels MA. Levesque AY. Polynice A. "Outpatient Lipoabdominoplasty: Review of the Literature and Practical Considerations for Safe Practice." 3rd Annual Resident Research Day.Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, March 22, 2012.

Levesque AY. Rockmore J. "Outpatient Delayed Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Dorsi Flap: A Safe and Effective Procedure." ASPS Plastic Surgery Senior Residents Conference, Tampa, FL, January 20, 2012.

Levesque AY. Edmond J. Chao J. “Development of Consultation Form for Facial Trauma Evaluation and Its Affect on CPT Coding and Billing.” American Society of Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 24, 2011.

Levesque AY. Edmond J. Chao J. “Development of Consultation Form for Facial Trauma Evaluation and Its Affect on CPT Coding and Billing.” 2nd Annual Resident Research Day.Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, April 13, 2011.

Levesque AY. Murphy KD. Mushkudiani IA. Gould LJ. “Evaluation of a Tissue Engineered Material for Flexor Tendon Grafting in a Rabbit Model”, UTMB MSSRP, 2005.

Continuing Medical Education

American Society of  Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. Las Vegas, NV  April 2-7, 2016

32st Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Conference. Atlanta, GA January 22-24, 2016

9th Annual Oculoplastics Symposium, Conference. Atlanta, GA, January 21, 2016

American Society of  Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. Montreal, QC  May 14-19, 2015

Advances and Best Practices in Upper Extremity Nerve Repair, Cadaver Lab and Conference. San Francisco, CA, February 20-21, 2015

31st Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Conference. Atlanta, GA January 23-25, 2015

8th Annual Oculoplastics Symposium, Conference. Atlanta, GA, January 22, 2015

Bruce F. Connell Symposium: Recent Advances in Aesthetic Surgery, Conference and Presentation.  Birmingham, AL, August 29-30, 2014

Pre-Congress Instructional Course: Lower Body Contouring, Instructor Raul Gonzalez M.D., Birmingham, AL, August 28, 2014

57th Annual Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons: Conference and Presentation. Paradise Island, Bahamas, June 8-12, 2014.

Alabama Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting and 28th Annual Marzoni Lectureship, Birmingham, AL,  February 6-8, 2014

56th Annual Meeting Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons: Conference and Presentation. Bonita Springs, FL, June 1-5, 2013

American Society of  Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. New York, NY  April 11-16, 2013

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. New Orleans, LA  October 2012

ASMS Advances in Facial Restoration and Rejuvenation: Instructional Courses and Cadaver Lab. New Orleans, LA  May 12-13, 2012

American Society of  Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. Vancouver, BC  May 2012

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Senior Residents Conference: Conference and Instructional Courses. Tampa, FL  January 2012

Columbia University Medical Center: Basic Microsurgery Course. New York, NY  December 12-16, 2011

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses. Denver, CO  September 2011

AO North America: Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. Montreal, QC  August 2011

American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting: Conference and Instructional Courses

Boston, MA  May 2011

American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons: Basic Maxillofacial Principles & Techniques Instruction Course

Los Angeles, CA February  2010

Professional Affiliations

Active Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

2015-present

Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

2015-present

Active Member, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

2012-present

Active Member, Alabama Society of Plastic Surgeons

2012-2016

Resident Member, Chief Resident Council, Albany Medical Center 

2011-2012

Resident Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee

2009-2010

Resident Member, New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons

2010-2012

Resident Affiliate, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

2010-2012

Awards

Rebecca Wood Service Award, March 2014

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Fellow 2012-2013

Recipient of SESPRS Fellowship Award, indirectly supported through donations by Mentor Worldwide, LLC.

Herbert M. Seybold M.D. Scholarship 2005. University of Texas Medical Branch 

Certifications

Dec 2014Present

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

American Heart Association

State Licensure

Alabama  Medical License

Full Unrestricted MD

AL.31528

Initial Issue Date:  February 22, 2012

Expiration Date:     December 31, 2016

Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate

Full Unrestricted ACS

Issue Date:            January 1, 2012

Expiration Date:      December 31, 2016


Texas Medical License

Physician Full Permit

P8152

Expiration Date: November 30, 2016

Interests

I enjoy following Longhorn sports, playing lacrosse, surfing, fishing, gardening, and travelling.