Dr. Paul J. Deramo

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Paul J. Deramo, M.D., Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship, UT Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

2018 – 2021

General Surgery Residency, Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

2013 – 2018

Doctor of Medicine, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, California

2009 – 2013

Bachelors of Science, Computer Science, with Honors, University of California, Davis, California

2003 – 2007


American Board of Surgery

2018 – Current

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Board Eligible

DaVinci Robot System

2018 – Current

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

2018 – Current

Advanced Trauma Life Support

2017 – Current

Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery

2017 – Current

Fundamentals of Laparoscpic Surgery

2014 – Current

Publications / Research Experience

Deramo, P, Alvarado-Munoz, EA, Fallah, KN, Goodenough, CJ, Marques, ES. Implementation of a Lower Extremity
Amputation Formalization and Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Quality Improvement Program in a Safety-Net Hospital:
Feasibility and Early Results. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. Accepted as Top 200 (Tier 1) abstract to ASPS 2021
Seitz, A, Deramo P, Cepeda A, Shair S, Greives M, Jackson, O, Nguyen PD. Dual-Innervated Free Gracilis Muscle Transfer for
Facial Reanimation in Children. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. Accepted as Top 200 (Tier 1) abstract to ASPS 2021
Deramo P, Greives M, Nguyen PD. Pediatric Facial Reanimation: An algorithmic approach and systematic review. Archives of
Plastic Surgery. 2020 Sep;47(5):382-391.

Biaggi-Ondina A, Deramo P, Kothamasu V, Wainwright D. Infections and Antibiotic Usage in Facial Gunshot Wounds. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Sep; 8(9 Suppl): 63-63.

Kothamasu V, Deramo P, Biaggi-Ondina A, Wainwright D. Surgical Management of Gunshot Wounds to the Face. Plast
Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2020 Sep; 8(9 Suppl): 30-31.

Deramo P, Martinez CA, Boutros SE. Use of single recipient vessels for cross chest abdominal flap-based breast augmentation as an outpatient. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open. 2020 Jul 15;8(7):e2978.

Agrawal V, Deramo P, Lowrance E., Chae C, Amos J. ACS verified level I centers have better clinical outcomes than state-designated level I trauma centers. Trauma Monthly. 2018 Sep 5, 23(6):e14435

Deramo P, Agrawal V, Jefferson HC; Near miss for big red: a unique case of penetrating glass injury of the thoracic spine and posterior mediastinum. Spinal Cord Ser Cases. 2017 Aug 31;3:17060.

Deramo P, Agrawal V, Amos J, Jefferson HC, Does MRI of the thoracolumbar spine change management in blunt trauma
patients with stable thoracolumbar spinal injuries without neurologic deficits? World J Surg. 2017 Apr;41(4):970-974.

Yoon JH, Nguyen DV, McVay LM, Deramo P, Minzenberg MJ, Ragland JD, Niendam T, Solomon M, Carter CS. Automated
classification of fMRI during cognitive control identifies more severely disorganized subjects with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia
Research 2012 Mar; 135(13):2833.