Jan 3, 2020
Justin M. Sacks, MD MBA is an Associate Professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Currently, he is the Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations and the Director of Oncological Reconstruction within the Department. A microvascular surgeon and basic science researcher, he conducts investigation on tolerance strategies for vascularized composite allografts, such as hand, face and abdominal wall transplants to ameliorate the need for long-term systemic immunosuppression. In addition, he conducts transformative research studying vascular perfusion and tissue engineering. He is the Co-Founder of LifeSprout a Johns Hopkins Biotech Start-Up that is creating state-of-the-art soft tissue scaffolds for reconstruction of the human form. In February of 2020 he will take on the position of Shoenberg Professor of Surgery, Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri part of BJC Health Care.