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Louis C. Argenta, MD

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Louis C. Argenta, MD

Louis C. Argenta, MD


Plastic Surgery

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Contact Information


  • American Association of Advancement of Science

  • American Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

  • American Burn Association

  • American Cleft Palate Association

  • American College of Surgeons

  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons

  • Association of Academic Surgery

  • Colombian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

  • European Association Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society

  • Galens Honorary Medical Society

  • International College of Surgeons

  • North Carolina Medical Society

  • Triad Plastic Surgery Society

  • American Society Craniofacial Surgery

  • NPI: 1710962766

Clinical Interests

  • Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Craniofacial Surgery

Education & Training

  • BS

    1965 - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

  • MD

    1969 - University of Michigan Medical School

  • Internship

    1970 - Surgery: University Hospital (University of Michigan)

  • Fellowship

    1975 - University of Michigan Ann Arbor

  • Residency

    1977 - Surgery: University Hospital (University of Michigan)

  • Residency

    1979 - Plastic Surgery: University Hospital (University of Michigan)

  • Fellowship

    1981 - Foch Hospital Paris - France

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery Plastic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery Surgery


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Craniosynostoses, Reconstructive Surgical Procedures, Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy, Myocardial Reperfusion Injury, Resuscitation

Recent Publications

  • Age-dependent changes in brain hydration and synaptic plasticity.
    Vashisht A, Morykwas M, Hegde AN, Argenta L, McGee MP. Brain Res. 2018 02; 1680:46-53.
  • Ameliorating Spinal Cord Injury in an Animal Model With Mechanical Tissue Resuscitation.
    Zheng ZL, Morykwas MJ, Tatter S, Gordon S, McGee M, Green H, Argenta LC. Neurosurgery. 2016 Jun; 78(6):868-76.
  • Local fluid transfer regulation in heart extracellular matrix.
    McGee MP, Morykwas MJ, Jordan JE, Wang R, Argenta LC. J. Physiol. Biochem. 2016 Jun; 72(2):255-68.
  • Structural and mechanical characterization of bioresorbable, elastomeric nanocomposites from poly(glycerol sebacate)/nanohydroxyapatite for tissue transport applications.
    Rosenbalm TN, Teruel M, Day CS, Donati GL, Morykwas M, Argenta L, Kuthirummal N, Levi-Polyachenko N. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B Appl. Biomater. 2016 10; 104(7):1366-73.
  • Mechanical tissue resuscitation (MTR): a nonpharmacological approach to treatment of acute myocardial infarction.
    Jordan JE, Pereira BD, Lane MR, Morykwas MJ, McGee M, Argenta LC. J Card Surg. 2015 Aug; 30(8):659-67.
  • The Use of Brainlab Navigation in Le Fort III Osteotomy.
    Wood JS, Purzycki A, Thompson J, David LR, Argenta LC. J Craniofac Surg. 2015 May; 26(3):616-9.
  • Eradicating group A streptococcus bacteria and biofilms using functionalised multi-wall carbon nanotubes.
    Levi-Polyachenko N, Young C, MacNeill C, Braden A, Argenta L, Reid S. Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Nov; 30(7):490-501.
  • Latest trends in minimally invasive synostosis surgery: a review.
    Sanger C, David L, Argenta L. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Aug; 22(4):316-21.
  • Mechanical tissue resuscitation at the site of traumatic brain injuries reduces the volume of injury and hemorrhage in a swine model.
    Zheng ZL, Morykwas M, Campbell D, McGee M, Hollingsworth C, Adams F, Mays J, Tatter S, Argenta L. Neurosurgery. 2014 Aug; 75(2):152-62; discussion 161-2.
  • Novel nanofiber-based material for endovascular scaffolds.
    Wang R, Levi-Polyanchenko N, Morykwas M, Argenta L, Wagner WD. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Mar; 103(3):1150-8.

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