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    Scott Imahara

    Scott Imahara, M.D., FACS


    Hand Surgery

     
    Accepting new patients

    Plastic Surgery

     
    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients


    Offers My Health Online

    Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center
    2900 Chanticleer Avenue
    Santa Cruz, California 95065
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    (831) 477-2200 
    Soquel Office
    2950 Research Park Drive
    Soquel, California 95073
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    (831) 458-6272 
     

    Professional Interests

    Hand Surgery
    Reconstructive surgery, Trauma surgery

    Plastic Surgery
    Body contouring, Body lifts, Breast augmentation, Breast reconstruction, Breast reduction, Carpal tunnel release, Ear pin-back surgery, Extremity tumors, Eyelid lifts, Eyelid surgery, Facelifts (Rhytidectomy), Fat transfer, Filler therapies, Gynecomastia (male breast reduction), Hand surgery, Injectable facial fillers,
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    Additional Information

    Dr. Imahara is experienced in plastic, reconstructive, hand and cosmetic surgery, as well as treatment of Dupuytren's Disease (surgery & Xiaflex/enzyme injection).

    Spoken Languages

    Primary:
    English
    Additional:
    Spanish (Fair)

    Community Activities

    American Society of Plastic Surgery, American College of Surgeons

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Imahara enjoys spending time with his family. He also enjoys running, cycling, and rock climbing.

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    Publications

    Ad N, Tian YY, Verbalis J, Imahara SD, Cox JL. The effect of the maze procedure on the secretion of arginine-vasopressin and aldosterone. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2003; 126 (4): 1095-100.

    Mallory MA, Lee AC, Imahara S, et al. Removal of a nail from the appendix. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004;59(4):543.

    Imahara SD, Jelacic S, Junker CE, O’Keefe GE. The TLR4 +896 polymorphism is not associated with lipopolysaccharide hypo-responsiveness in leukocytes. Genes and Immunity 2005; 6(1):37-43.

    Imahara SD, Jelacic S, Junker CE, O’Keefe GE. The influence of gender on human innate immunity. Surgery 2005; 138(2):275-82.

    Imahara SD, Holmes JH, Heimbach DM, Honari S, Klein MB, Engrav LE, Gibran NS. SCORTEN overestimates mortality in the setting of a standardized treatment protocol. Journal of Burn Care Research. 2006; May-June: 27(3):270-5.

    Imahara SD, Hopper RA, Wang J, Rivara FP, Klein MB. Patterns and outcomes of pediatric facial trauma in the United States: a survey of the National Trauma Data Bank. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2008; Nov: 207(5):710-6. Epub 2008 Aug 9.

    Shalhub S, Junker CE, Imahara SD, Mindrinos MN, Dissanaike S, O’Keefe GE. Variation in the TLR4 gene influences the risk of organ failure and shock posttrauma: a cohort study. Journal of Trauma. 2009; Jan: 66(1):115-22.

    Imahara SD, Scott JR, Neligan PC. Career Plans of Graduating Plastic Surgery Trainees in 2009: The Impact of an Uncertain Economic Climate. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2009; Dec: 124 (6): 2173-8.

    Imahara SD and Friedrich JB. Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in surgically-treated hand infections. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2010; Jan: 35 (1): 97-103.

    Scott JR and Imahara SD. The plastic surgeon’s role in a multispecialty group practice: a recipe for success and longevity. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2010; Nov: 126 (5): 276e-277e.




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