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Gustavo Machado, MDBoard Certified Plastic & Reconstructive SurgeonFellowship Trained In Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
Gustavo Machado, MD

Dr. Gustavo Machado is a Plastic, Reconstructive, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon. He joins the practice from California where he completed an Integrated Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Loma Linda University, and a Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. Throughout his years of training he was involved with research and academia and has published several scientific articles and given presentations at national and regional meetings. Dr. Machado is a native of Brazil and received his medical school training in Argentina. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.

Education & Medical Training

  • 07/01/11 - 07/31/11

    University of California Irvine Medical Center
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    Clinical Instructor

  • 07/01/10 - 06/30/11

    University of California Irvine Medical Center
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship
    PGY VII

  • 06/30/05 - 06/30/10

    Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency
    PGY II-VI

  • 03/01/05 - 06/29/05

    Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Department of General Surgery
    Preliminary General Surgery Residency
    PGY II

  • 03/01/04 - 02/28/05

    Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Department of General Surgery
    Preliminary General Surgery Residency Internship
    PGY I

  • 04/01/03 - 02/28/04

    Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship
    Loma Linda University Medical Center/VA Medical Center
    Supervisor: Mark Reeves, MD, PhD.

  • 03/1995 - 05/02

    Universidad Adventista del Plata - Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud (River Plate Adventist University School of Medicine) - Entre Rios- Argentina
    Medical Doctor Degree

Work Experience

  • Prairie Orthopaedic & Plastic Surgery, PC f/k/a Prairie Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Center, PC
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    February 2012 to current
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    Private Practice

Honors & Awards

  • Loma Linda University
    • 2005 - Surgical Intern of the Year
    • 2005 General Surgery Residency Program Award

Research

Publications:

  • Wong W, Machado GR, Hill M. Pyoderma Gangrenosum: The Great Pretender and a Challenging Diagnosis. J Cutan Med Surg. 2011 Nov-Dec;15(6):322-8
  • Jones N, Machado GR. Tendon Transfers for Radial, Median, and Ulnar Nerve Injuries - Current Surgical Techniques. Clin Plastic Surg 2011 Oct;38(4); 621-642.
  • Martin MC, Machado GR, Wong W, Yeung LC, Jean RD. The Transverse Ulnar Forearm Flap. J Craniofac Surg 2010;21: 1741-1744.
  • Aragon RJ, Machado GR, Kuo IJ, Coutsoumpos A, Zmaj KB, Reeves ME. Sphincter Preservation and Local Recurrence Using a Multimodal Algorithm for Treatment of Surgically-Difficult Rectal Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2010;17(1):S101
  • Machado GR, Jean, R, Yeung LC, Martin MC. The Transverse Ulnar Forearm Flap. PRS 2009 Oct;124(4S):46 (Abstract)
  • Machado GR, Bojalian MO, Reeves ME. Transanal Endoscopic Repair of Rectal Anastomotic Defect. Arch Surg 2005. Dec;140(12):1219-22.
  • Mazraany W, Gabriel A, Machado GR, Reeves ME. Massive Pneumoscrotum following open Gastrostomy. A Case Report. Contemporary Surgery. 2004 May;60(5):219-21.
  • Bojalian MO, Machado GR, Swensen R, Reeves ME. Radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis from ovarian adenocarcinoma: case report and literature review. Gynecol Oncol. 2004 May;93(2):557-60.

Presentations:

  • Machado, GR, Wong W, Martin MC: Improved Treatment of Mandible Fracture through the use of a Novel Cannulated Bone Clamp- Presented at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons 60th annual meeting- Rancho Palos Verdes - May 28 2010.
  • Aragon RJ, Machado GR, Kuo IJ, Coutsoumpos A, Jaber MR, Zmaj KB, Reeves ME. Sphincter Preservation and Local Recurrence Using a Multimodal Algorithm for Treatment of Surgically Difficult Rectal Cancer. Association of VA Surgeons 35th Annual Meeting. Irvine, CA, April 10-12, 2011.
  • Aragon RJ, Jaber MR, Bojalian MO, Machado GR, Kaur I, Olafsson S, Reeves ME. A Prospective, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Antibiotic Wound Irrigation in Major Clean-Contaminated Colorectal Surgery. American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress. Washington, DC, October 3-7, 2010.
  • Aragon RJ, Bojalian M, Machado GR, Jaber MR Kaur I, Olafsson S, Reeves ME. Antibiotic Irrigation Does Not Reduce Wound Infection Rate in Major Clean-Contaminated Colorectal Surgery. Results from a Prospective, Randomized Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Oral Presentation. Association of VA Surgeons 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, May 9-11, 2010.
  • Aragon RJ, Machado GR, Kuo IJ, Jaber MR, Coutsompous A, Olafsson S, Reeves ME. Rate of sphincter preservation and local recurrence after institution of a multimodality algorithm for treatment of rectal cancer. Poster presentation. Society of Surgical Oncology 63rd Annual Cancer Symposium, St. Louis, MO, March 3-7, 2010.
  • Jean R, Machado GR, Martin MC: Intra-operative External Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Obviates Maxillomandibular Fixation- Oral Presentation at the American Society of Plastics Surgery - Seattle October 24 2009.
  • Jean R, Machado GR, Martin MC: The Transverse Ulnar Forearm Flap- Oral Presentation at the American Society of Plastics Surgery - Seattle October 24 2009.
  • Martin MC, Machado GR, Cho DC, Thimmappa B, Arutyunyan G: Intra- Operative Temporary Rigid Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Makes Maxillomandibular Fixation Unnecessary- Oral Presentation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons - Olympic Valley, CA 05/2009
  • Machado GR, Martin MC, Cho DC, Kempton BS: The Transverse Ulnar Forearm Flap- Oral Presentation at the 59th Annual Meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons - Olympic Valley, CA 05/2009
  • Martin MC, Machado GR, Cho DC, Thimmappa B, Arutyunyan G: Intra-Operative Temporary Rigid Fixation of Mandible Fractures Allows Dynamic Occlusal Assessment and Makes Maxillomandibular Fixation Unnecessary- Poster Presentation at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons- 03/23/2009.
  • Machado,GR, Gabriel A, Shores JT: Effects of Wound Vac in the Treatment of Complex Lower Extremities wounds- Oral Presentation at the California Society of Plastic Surgeons/Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic Surgeons Joint Annual Meeting, June 3, 2006. Las Vegas, NV.

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Volunteer Reconstructive Surgery

  • 09/2008
    Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic. Reconstructive Congenital, Traumatic Craniofacial and Hand deformities.
  • 03/2007
    Malawi - Africa - Surgical Oncology and General Surgery care of a wide spectrum of tumors and common surgical problems.