Michael J Klebuc, MD

Eva Lynn and John S. Dunn, Jr. New Century Chair in Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery, Institute of Reconstructive Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship, The Hospital for Sick Children

Objectifying the Role of the Depressor Anguli Oris Muscle Using High-Resolution Ultrasound: A Prospective Study
Kehrer, A, Ruewe, M, Klebuc, M, Platz Batista Da Silva, N, Lonic, D, Heidkrueger, P, Knoedler, S, Jung, EM, Prantl, L & Knoedler, L 2023, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 152, no. 4, pp. 866-870. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000010287

Simultaneous Scalp, Skull, Kidney, and Pancreas Transplant from a Single Donor: Insights from a 5-Year Follow-Up
Jozaghi, Y, Chang, EI, Clemens, MW, Hanasono, MM, Klebuc, M, Yu, P, Gaber, AO & Selber, JC 2023, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 151, no. 6, pp. 1318-1321. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000010103

Dual Innervation of Free Functional Muscle Flaps in Facial Paralysis
Klebuc, MJ, Xue, AS & Doval, AF 2021, , Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 431-438. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2021.03.006

Endoscopic-assisted free muscle flaps for facial reanimation
Klebuc, MJ & Doval, AF 2021, . in Facial Palsy: Techniques for Reanimation of the Paralyzed Face. Springer, pp. 347-354. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50784-8_33

Static Suspension of the Paralyzed Face Utilizing the Midfacial Corridor: Anatomic Evaluation and Surgical Technique
Klebuc, MJ, Xue, AS, Niziol, PA & Doval, AF 2022, , Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 270-275. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0041-1731766

Discussion: Chimeric Vastus Lateralis and Anterolateral Thigh Flap for Restoring Facial Defects and Dynamic Function following Radical Parotidectomy
Klebuc, MJ 2019, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 144, no. 5, pp. 864E-865E. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000006185

The Supercharged Pedicled Jejunal Flap for Total Esophageal Reconstruction: A Retrospective Review of 100 Cases
Mays, AC, Yu, P, Hofstetter, W, Liu, J, Xue, A, Klebuc, M, Chevray, P & Selber, J 2019, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 144, no. 5, pp. 1171-1180. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000006171

Discussion: Five-Year Experience with Fifth-to-Seventh Nerve Transfer for Smile
Klebuc, MJ 2019, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 143, no. 5, pp. 1072e-1073e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000005592

Use of sternal plate for pectus excavatum repair in adults leads to minimal postoperative pain
Agrawal, N, Zavlin, D, Klebuc, MJ, Chan, EY & Kim, MP 2018, , Journal of Surgical Case Reports, vol. 2018, no. 3, rjy045. https://doi.org/10.1093/jscr/rjy045

Simultaneous Scalp, Skull, Kidney, and Pancreas Transplant from a Single Donor
Selber, JC, Chang, EI, Clemens, MW, Gaber, L, Hanasono, MM, Klebuc, M, Skoracki, RJ, Trask, T, Yu, P & Gaber, AO 2016, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 137, no. 6, pp. 1851-1861. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000002153

The evolving role of the masseter-to-facial (V-VII) nerve transfer for rehabilitation of the paralyzed face
Klebuc, M 2015, , Annales de Chirurgie Plastique Esthetique, vol. 60, no. 5, 1172, pp. 436-441. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2015.08.003

Contemporary Solutions for the Treatment of Facial Nerve Paralysis
Garcia, RM, Hadlock, TA, Klebuc, MJ, Simpson, RL, Zenn, MR & Marcus, JR 2015, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 135, no. 6, pp. 1026e-1046e. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000001273

Abdominal wall hernias
Sucher, JF & Klebuc, M 2013, . in Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery. Springer New York, pp. 421-440. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6123-4_34

Muscle flaps and their role in limb salvage.
Klebuc, M & Menn, Z 2013, , Methodist DeBakey cardiovascular journal, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 95-99. https://doi.org/10.14797/mdcj-9-2-95

Acellular dermal matrix and negative pressure wound therapy: A tissue-engineered alternative to free tissue transfer in the compromised host
Menn, ZK, Lee, E & Klebuc, MJ 2012, , Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 139-144. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0031-1289167

Facial reanimation using the masseter-to-facial nerve transfer
Klebuc, MJA 2011, , Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol. 127, no. 5, pp. 1909-1915. https://doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0b013e31820e9138

Reconstruction of full-thickness calvarial defect: A role for artificial dermis
Momoh, AO, Lypka, MA, Echo, A, Rizvi, M, Klebuc, M & Friedman, JD 2009, , Annals of plastic surgery, vol. 62, no. 6, pp. 656-659. https://doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0b013e318180c913

Supercharged internal hemipelvectomy that enhances flap perfusion and decreases wound-healing complications
Gordley, K, Marco, RAW & Klebuc, MJ 2008, , Orthopedics, vol. 31, no. 12. https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20081201-09

Management of posttraumatic extensive bone loss and osteomyelitis using a customized articulating knee spacer
Russell, RD, Incavo, SJ, Klebuc, MJ & Varner, KE 2008, , Knee, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 268-271. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knee.2008.04.005

Indications and outcomes of free tissue transfer to the lower extremity in children: Review
Organek, AJ, Klebuc, MJ & Zuker, RM 2006, , Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, vol. 22, no. 3, pp. 173-181. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-2006-939963