About The doctor
- EDUCATION: Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University, Hand Surgery Fellowship, 2001 – 2002 Great Ormond Hospital, London, UK Congenital Hand Surgery Fellowship, March 2002 – April 2002 Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, Clinical instructor of Plastic Surgery 1999-2000 Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL Plastic Surgery Residency, 1997-2000 Shriner’s Hospital / Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL Pediatric Plastic Surgery, 1998-2000 Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL General Surgery Residency, 1994 – 1997 New York University, New York, NY Doctor of Medicine, 1990-1994 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, 1986-1990
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) American College of Surgeons (FACS) American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons (NJSPS) Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) Union County Medical Society (UCMS)
PUBLICATIONS: Tepper, R, MD. Helping Hands, The Rose (RWJU Press) Spring 2007 Tepper, R, MD. Beware of the Dogs-Preventing and Treating Dog Bites. Healthwise Column-Courier News, Spring 2005 Sharma S, Lin S, Panozza A, Tepper R, Friedman D. Thumb Replantation: A Retrospective Review of 103 cases. Ann Plast Surg. 2005 Oct:55(4):352.6. Tegay DH, Tepper R, Willner, JP. 6-Mercaptopurine Teratogenicity. Postgrad Med J 2002, Sept;78(923):572. Reid, RR, MD, Tepper, R, MD, Gallegos, M, MD, and Dumanian, GA, MD. Anterior Cervical Spine Fusion Complicated by Chronic Cervical Esophageal Fistulae: The Value of Flap Coverage. Submitted for publication, Archives of Otolaryngology. Tepper, R, MD, and Fine, N, MD. Maxillary Reconstruction in the Pediatric Population using the Iliac Crest Free Flap. Presented, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. January 2000. Gene F. Coppa, M.D., F.A.C.G., Richard Tepper, B.S., Sandra Vitti, M.D., J.J. Hoballah, M.D., Alan Dumont, M.D. Anatomic Distribution of Colorectal Cancer in an Urban Population. Presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, October 1993. Steven Hofstetter, M.D., H. Leon Pachter, M.D., Frank C. Spencer, M.D. Kenneth Goldman, M.D., Elliot Newman, M.D. Richard Tepper, B.S. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: Suppression of he Learning Curve. New York University School of Medicine, New York City, NY. Presented at the Laparoscopic Society Meeting, December 1993. Tepper, R., Tompkins, R., and Muneoka, K. In Situ Hybridization: A Mammalian Cell Marker. Presented-College of Arts and Sciences (honors thesis), Tulane University, May 1990.
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