Instituto Cirugía Orbitofacial
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Curriculum Vitae

CARLOS R. POU, MD, FACS
Instituto Cirugía Orbitofacial
Centro Internacional de Mercadeo
Oficina 310
Guaynabo, PR 00968

TEL. 787-781-4700
FAX. 787-781-1590

 
EDUCATION
 
POST- GRADUATE TRAINING

July 96- June 97                               
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/
The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio
Ophthalmic/Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellowship

July 95- July 96                               
University of Michigan
W.K. Kellogg Eye Center
Ann Arbor. Michigan
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship

July 92 – July 95                             
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Ophthalmology
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ophthalmology Residency

July 91 – July 92                              
University District Hospital
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Flexible Internship


GRADUATE

July 89 – June 91                             
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Medicine Doctor Degree

July 87 – July 89                               
Ponce School of Medicine
Ponce, Puerto Rico
MS1\MS2


UNDERGRADUATE

August 84 – May 87                        
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts
Premedical Program \ Biology Major


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

May 98 – November 2002               
University of Puerto Rico
Department of Ophthalmology
Assistant Professor
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Section 
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Section

July 95 – June 96                             
University of Michigan Medical Center
W.K Kellogg Eye Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Lecturer with Faculty Status

 
LECTURES/ PRESENTATIONS

May 2012                                        
Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society Convention
La Concha Hotel, San Juan, PR
 “Facial Rejuvenation in Oculoplastic Surgery”

Puerto Rico Opthalmology Society Convention
Ophthalmic Technicians Symposium
 “Perlas en Oftalmología Pediátrica”
La Concha Hotel, San Juan, PR

June 2004                                        
Oncology Symposium 2004
American Cancer Society of Puerto Rico, Inc.
Inter-Continental San Juan Resort & Casino
 “Lesiones Dermatológicas Malignas del Area Periocular y Facial-
Alternativas Quirúrgicas Reconstructivas"


May 2004                                        
35th Annual Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society Convention
Paradisus Hotel, Rio Grande, PR
 “Orbital Fat Reposition in Transconjunctival Lower Eyelid 
Blepharoplasty”                                                       

March 2003                                     
34th Panamerican Congress of Ophthalmology
Caribe Hilton Hotel/San Juan, PR
Update in Pediatric Ophthalmology: “Pediatric Oculoplastics”

December 2002                               
Workshop on Botox for Cosmetic Applications
Official Speaker Allergan Sales LLC/ PR Ophthalmology Society
Caribe Hilton Hotel/San Juan, PR

August 2002                                    
Workshop on Botox for Cosmetic Applications
Official Speaker Allergan Sales LLC/ PR Ophthalmological Society
Caribe Hilton Hotel/San Juan, PR

May 2002                                         
33th  Annual Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society Convention
Hyatt Regency Cerromar/ Dorado, PR
 “ Reconstruction of Facial and Periocular Defects after MOHS                        
Surgery”

May 2002                                        
Pavia Health Pediatric Convention
Embassy Suites Hotel/ Dorado, PR
“The Red Eye in the Pediatric Patient: Diagnosis and Treatment”

April  2001                                       
2001 Puerto Rico Optometric Congress
Condado Plaza Hotel/ San Juan, PR
“Manejo Quirúrgico de Defectos Palpebrales luego de Remoción de
Lesiones Cancerosas en la Piel”                                              

November 1999                               
30th Annual Puerto Rico Ophthamology Society Convention
Westin Riomar, Río Grande, PR
 “The Revolution of Medial Canthopexy”

August 1999                                     
Cirujano Internacional Invitado
Cirugía Plástica Oftálmica Reconstructiva Pediátrica
Hospital Pediátrico de Sinaloa           
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Méjico

April 1999                                       
Invitado Orador Internacional
3er Congreso XV Jornada Científica Dr. Maireni Cabral
Complejo Hospitalario Dr. Luis E. Aybar
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana

November 1998                               
Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
“The Practical Approach to the Tearing Patient”

October 1997                                  
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
University District Pediatric Hospital Alumni 7th Annual
Convention                                                   
Dorado, Puerto Rico
 “ Management of Children Eye Inflammation”

October 1996                                   
American Association of Certified Orthoptist National Meeting
Chicago , Illinois
“ Surgical Response of Ocular Torticollis in Patients with Vertical
Null Zone Nystagmus”

November 1995                               
Lecture to Ophthalmic Technicians State of Michigan
University of Michigan W.K Kellogg Eye Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
 “ Common Operative Procedures in Pediatric Ophthalmology”


Novembre 1994                                
Puerto Rico Oph thalmology Section Annual Convention
Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Resident Lecture: “Dacrioadenitis: Can it become a Clinical Challenge”                                

January 1994                                    
Presentation to the Rheumatology Department:
University District Hospital/ University of Puerto Rico School of  Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico
“ Ocular Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases”

 
 
WORKSHOP AND ACCREDITATION

October 2011                                    
Liposuction, Fat Grafting and Abdominoplasty
Under Local Anesthesia/AACS
Bayonne, New Jersey

October 2011                                    
Scupltra Aesthetic/Sanofi Aventis
In Office Hands On Training Program
Guaynabo, PR

January 2011                                    
Annual Board Review Course
The Anatomy of Cosmetic Surgery:
A Complete Review on Cosmetic Surgery/AACS
Phoenix, Arizona

May 2010                                         
New and Basic Approaches in Cellulite Treatment and Liposuction
Surgery/AACS
New York, NY


April 2010                                        
Recertification-Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
(AAAHC) Certified Facility-Ambulatory Surgical Center
Instituto Cirugía Orbitofacial
San Juan, PR

January 2008                                    
Radiesse Medical Education Faculty
Advanced Peer-led training program fron the Radiesse Medical Education Faculty
Bioform Medical Education

September 2007                                
Complementary Facial Fat Grafting and Purse String Facelifting
Live Surgery Workshop/AACS
Highland Park, NJ

April 2007                                        
American Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
Certified Facility-Office Based Surgical OR
Instituto Cirugía Orbitofacial
San Juan, PR
 
September 2006                                
Total Facial Rejuvenation Live Surgery Workshop/AACS
Tulsa, OK

June 2005                                          
Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2005: A Multi-Specialty Symposium
Las Vegas, NV

January 2005                                     
Scultping Faces 2005/ Edward Terino, MD
Indian Wells, CA

September 2003                                
Total Facial Rejuvenation-Endoscopes and Implants for the Face-Live Surgery Workshop/AACS
Tulsa, OK

March 2003                                      
The Anatomy of Cosmetic Surgery: A Complete Review Board                                  
Examination Preparation Course /AACS
Dallas, Texas

April 2002                                        
All About Faces Workshop and Live Surgery
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery/AACS
Washington, DC

March 2001                                       
The Hand On Endocopic Plastic Surgery Educational Seminars on
Face and the Body/ Nicanor G. Isse, MD/ EPSES
Los Angeles, California


CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

June 2011                  
Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery/
Facial Cosmetic Surgery

October 2010            
Advanced and Basic Cardiac Life Support

January 2008            
Recertification Diplomate American Board of Ophthalmology

June 2003                  
Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

October 2001            
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

August 1998              
Certication on Coherent CO2 Laser for Aesthetic Applications

November 1997        
Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

July 1997                    
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Medical License

July 1992                   
Diplomate of the National Boards of Medical Examiners


HONORS AND AWARDS

2012                                                  
The Doctor’s Choice Award
Casiano Communications, Inc./ Revista Buena Vida
Doctores más Sobresalientes de Puerto Rico
Cirugía Plástica Oftálmica/Facial-Oculoplástica

2010-2012                                                 
Silver Partner
Allergan Partner Priviledges

2001                                                 
The Doctor’s Choice Award
Casiano Communications, Inc./ Revista Buena Vida
Doctores más Sobresalientes de Puerto Rico
Oftalmología Pediátrica

1997                                                 
Exalumno Distinguido Academia Cristo Rey                                            
Ciencias y Medicina
Ponce, Puerto Rico

1996                                                 
Fellowship Grant fot the Development of Medical Faculty       
University of Puerto Rico

1995                                                
Carl Guengo Memorial Award, Recognition of Ophthalmic
Excellence as Resident.                             
Awarded by the Puerto Rico  Medical Association,
University of Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Departament and Metico
Instruments Inc.

1993                                                 
Bausch and Lomb Award . The Top OKAP Grade of the program
( 95th percentile among first level residents)

 
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Fellow of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Puerto Rico Ophthalmology Society

Editorial Board Ocular Surgery News( OSN)- Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery Section (2003-2006)

Board Member Puerto Rico Mutual Defense Company( 2004-2009)


COMPLETED PUBLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

Peer Review publication

Levine MR, Pou CR, Lash RH: Evisceration: Is Sympathetic Ophthalmia A Concern in the New Millenium. J Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 15:4-8, 1999

Pou CR, Serrano F, Levine MR, Picó- Santiago G: Cicatricial Disorders of the Conjuctiva- Surgical Management.  In Nesi FA, Lisman RD, Levine MR, editors: Smith’s Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Second Edition.  St. Louis, MO 1998, Mosby Year Book, Inc. p 1172-1192.

Pou Vendrell CR, Ramírez- Ronda CH: Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in AIDS patients: A Clinical Review.  Boletin Asociación Médica de Puerto Rico 86: 6267. 1994.

Non – Peer Review Publication

Pou Vendrell CR, Archer SM:Retinoma.  Ophthalmology World News 2(1): 18 January 1996.

Pou CR.  Oculoplastics: Lacrimal Drainage System.  Slack, Inc. www.ophthalmic.hyperguides.com. July 2001.