2021 MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and AWR 2021 are pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2021 MedStar Georgetown Distinguished Achievement Award in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction is Dr. Jeffrey E. Janis from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Janis is participating at AWR 2021 as a second year conference director.

Jeffrey Janis is full-time faculty as a Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He is also Chief of Plastic Surgery at University Hospital, Co-Director of the Center for Abdominal Core Health, and holds adjunct appointments as a Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Surgery.  He received his business degree from Washington University Olin School of Business, medical degree from Case Western Reserve, and did his plastic surgery training in Dallas at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where he also served as the residency program director and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital.  He is a Past President of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, and serves as the President-Elect of the Americas Hernia Society and a Governor on the Board of Governors for the American College of Surgeons.  He was recently appointed as the next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open.  To date, he has served as a Visiting Professor at 43 major national and international institutions, published nearly 155 peer-reviewed articles, 104 book chapters, and 5 books, with 4 more books and and 2 apps pending publication, and has delivered over 910 lectures.

Please join us on Friday, June 5, 2021 as we recognize Dr. Janis for his achievements.