• Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine


  • Gender: Male
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Board Certifications

American Board of Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery

Education & Training

Medical / Professional School(s)

1993, Ludwig-Maximilians Universitaet Munchen (Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich Faculty of Medici)


1996, General Surgery - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


1998, General Surgery - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
2000, Plastic Surgery - Albany Medical Center


2001, Hand Surgery - Plastic - New York University School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center
2002, Microsurgery - New York University School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center


Breast Cancer, Breast Augmentation, Plastic Surgery, Breast Reduction, Non-Invasive Facial Rejuvenation (Botox, Laser and Fillers), Breast Reconstruction including DIEP flap, Cosmetic Surgery, Body Contouring, including patients after massive weight loss, Bone and Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)

Selected Publications

Cleft and Craniofacial Clinic Formats in the United States: National and Institutional Survey.
Alleyne B, Okada HC, Leuchtag RM, Rowe DJ, Soltanian HT, Becker DB, Lakin GE

Mapping the superficial inferior epigastric system and its connection to the deep system: An MRA analysis.
Kurlander DE, Brown MS, Iglesias RA, Gulani V, Soltanian HT

Timing of radiation and outcomes in implant-based breast reconstruction.
Kearney AM, Brown MS, Soltanian HT

Breast fibroadenomas in adolescents: current perspectives.
Lee M, Soltanian HT

Lack of identifiable biologic behavior in a series of porcine mesh explants.
De Silva GS, Krpata DM, Gao Y, Criss CN, Anderson JM, Soltanian HT, Rosen MJ, Novitsky YW

Determinants of breast appearance and aging in identical twins.
Soltanian HT, Liu MT, Cash AD, Iglesias RA

The effects of neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy on the surgical outcomes of breast reconstruction.
Oh E, Chim H, Soltanian HT

The partial AlloDerm sling: reducing allograft costs associated with breast reconstruction.
Chepla KJ, Dagget JR, Soltanian HT

The first muscular branch of the deep inferior epigastric artery: an anatomical study and clinical applications.
Soltanian HT, Zochowski CG, Chepla KJ, Swartz WM

Spontaneous compartment syndrome of the forearm in association with nephrotic syndrome and transient bacteremia.
Chim H, Soltanian H

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As of December 31, 2015, Hooman Soltanian, MD did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.

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