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David T. Chiu, M.D.

Professor; Chief Hand Surgery
Departments of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery (Neurosurgery)

Clinical Addresses

900 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
Hours: Mon. 1 - 5; Tue. 9 - 4:30; Wed. 9 - 4:30; Thu. 9 - 4:30
Phone: 212-879-8880
Fax: 212-879-8050

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Medical Specialties

Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Hand Surgery, Microsurgery, Facial Paralysis, Skin Malignancies/Hemangiomas, Face Lift, Facial Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery)& Neurosurgery Chief of Hand Surgery Director of New York Nerve Center


Cantonese, Mandarin


Medicare, UHC TOP TIER

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Board Certification

1982 — Ab Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery
2010 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery (Surgery Of The Hand)


1973 — Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, Medical Education
1973-1974 — Barnes Hospital (Surgery), Internship
1974-1977 — Barnes Hospital (Surgery), Residency Training
1978-1979 — Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Plastic Surgery), Residency Training
1980 — NYU Medical Center (Hand Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Nerve regeneration; regeneration; stem cell activation; 3D anatomy;Radiological view of anatomy

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


The effect of residency and fellowship type on hand surgery clinical practice patterns
Mehta, Karan; Pierce, Paul; Chiu, David T W; Thanik, Vishal
2015 Jan;135(1):179-186, British journal of plastic surgery
— id: 1443582, year: 2015, vol: 135, page: 179, stat: Journal Article,

A fascial band implicated in wartenberg syndrome
Patel, Anup; Pierce, Paul; Chiu, David T W
2014 Mar;133(3):440e-442e, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 820762, year: 2014, vol: 133, page: 440e, stat: Journal Article,

Pre- and/or Postsurgical Administration of Estradiol Benzoate Increases Rates of Skin Flap Viability in Female Rats
Chiu, David T W; Guerra, Sara; Chung, Bryan
2013 Aug;:1010-1011, Aesthetic plastic surgery
— id: 524972, year: 2013, vol: , page: 1010, stat: Journal Article,

Obituary: Remembering the legacy of Dr. William W. Shaw
Tanna, Neil; Broer, P Niclas; Allen, Robert J; Aston, Sherrell J; Baker, Daniel C; Bradley, James P; Chiu, David T W; DeLacure, Mark D; Lesavoy, Malcolm A; Levine, Jamie P; Mehrara, Babak J; Mu, Lan; McCarthy, Joseph G
2013 Feb;131(2):270e-274e, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 524982, year: 2013, vol: 131, page: 270e, stat: Journal Article,

Discussion: sensory reconstruction of a finger pulp defect using a dorsal homodigital island flap
Chiu, David T W; Chung, Bryan
2012 Nov;130(5):1087-1088, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 180812, year: 2012, vol: 130, page: 1087, stat: Journal Article,

Thrombin and Topical Local Anesthetic for Postoperative Pain Management
Haddock, Nicholas T; Weinstein, Andrew L; Sinno, Sammy; Chiu, David T W
2012 Dec;:1045-1050, Annals of plastic surgery
— id: 380012, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1045, stat: Journal Article,

Restenosis after carotid artery stenting and endarterectomy: a secondary analysis of CREST, a randomised controlled trial
Lal, Brajesh K; Beach, Kirk W; Roubin, Gary S; Lutsep, Helmi L; Moore, Wesley S; Malas, Mahmoud B; Chiu, David; Gonzales, Nicole R; Burke, J Lee; Rinaldi, Michael; Elmore, James R; Weaver, Fred A; Narins, Craig R; Foster, Malcolm; Hodgson, Kim J; Shepard, Alexander D; Meschia, James F; Bergelin, Robert O; Voeks, Jenifer H; Howard, George; Brott, Thomas G
2012 Sep;11(9):755-763, Lancet neurology
— id: 177060, year: 2012, vol: 11, page: 755, stat: Journal Article,

Autogenic heterotopic vascularized proximal interphalangeal joint transplantation in children
Chiu, David T W; Lee, Jonathan
2011 Mar;31(3):198-204, Microsurgery
— id: 127237, year: 2011, vol: 31, page: 198, stat: Journal Article,

The second world congress for plastic surgeons of chinese descent
Pu, Lee L Q; Chiu, David T W; Wei, Fu-Chan
2011 Jul;128(1):315-318, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 134730, year: 2011, vol: 128, page: 315, stat: Journal Article,

Nerve grafts and conduits
Colen, Kari L; Choi, Mihye; Chiu, David T W
2009 Dec;124(6 Suppl):e386-e394, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 106201, year: 2009, vol: 124, page: e386, stat: Journal Article,

Vascular malformations and upper extremity anomalies associated with a subtelomeric microdeletion of chromosome 4p
Khonsari, Roman Hossein; Blechman, Keith M; Michaels, Joe; Vigler, Mordechai; Chiu, David T W; Wallerstein, Robert; Blei, Francine
2008 Jul;17(3):193-194, Clinical dysmorphology
— id: 95162, year: 2008, vol: 17, page: 193, stat: Journal Article,

Previous demonstrations of rat ear transplantation and prolongation of allograft survival with cyclosporine
Ascherman, Jeffrey A; Chiu, David T W
2006 Aug;118(2):577; author reply 577-577; author reply 579, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 524992, year: 2006, vol: 118, page: 577; author reply 577, stat: Journal Article,

Activation and retrograde transport of protein kinase G in rat nociceptive neurons after nerve injury and inflammation
Sung, YJ; Chiu, DTW; Ambron, RT
2006 JUL 31 ;141(2):697-709, Neuroscience
— id: 67553, year: 2006, vol: 141, page: 697, stat: Journal Article,

Toe-to-hand transfer from a cross-foot replantation in a traumatic four-extremity amputation - Invited discussion
Upton, J; Chiu, D
2005 OCT ;21(7):459-462, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 58644, year: 2005, vol: 21, page: 459, stat: Journal Article,

Engineering novel spinal circuits to promote recovery after spinal injury
Campos, Lucas; Meng, Zhuo; Hu, Guoli; Chiu, David T W; Ambron, Richard T; Martin, John H
2004 Mar;24(9):2090-2101, Journal of neuroscience
— id: 525002, year: 2004, vol: 24, page: 2090, stat: Journal Article,

Neurotropism revisited
Chiu, David T W; Smahel, Jiri; Chen, Lilly; Meyer, Viktor
2004 Jul;26(4):381-387, Neurological research
— id: 46044, year: 2004, vol: 26, page: 381, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation of the hormonal function and histological features of heterotopic isogenic ovarian transplantation in rats
Chiu, David T W; Hu, Guoli
2003 Apr;111(5):1646-1652, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 525012, year: 2003, vol: 111, page: 1646, stat: Journal Article,

Histologic analysis of Schwann cell migration and peripheral nerve regeneration in the autogenous venous nerve conduit (AVNC)
Tseng, Charles Y; Hu, GuoLi; Ambron, Richard T; Chiu, David T W
2003 Jul;19(5):331-340, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 524962, year: 2003, vol: 19, page: 331, stat: Journal Article,

Extended rat-ear flap model: a new rodent model for studying the effects of vessel supercharging on flap viability
Chiu, David T W; Hu, Guoli; Wu, June; Rhee, Sam; Rogers, Leif; Gorlick, Neal
2002 Aug;18(6):503-508, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 525022, year: 2002, vol: 18, page: 503, stat: Journal Article,

Cranial reossification with absorbable plates
Ascherman J; Knowles S; Marin V; Prisant N; Hu G; Chiu DT
2001 Mar;107(3):763-768, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 30795, year: 2001, vol: 107, page: 763, stat: Journal Article,

Cellular glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) status modulates the effects of nitric oxide (NO) on human foreskin fibroblasts
Cheng, M L; Ho, H Y; Liang, C M; Chou, Y H; Stern, A; Lu, F J; Chiu, D T
2000 Jun;475(3):257-262, FEBS letters
— id: 635242, year: 2000, vol: 475, page: 257, stat: Journal Article,

Treatment of painful neuromas: a case report
Chiu DT; Wu J
2000 Mar;44(3):340-342, Annals of plastic surgery
— id: 30796, year: 2000, vol: 44, page: 340, stat: Journal Article,

Enhanced oxidative stress and accelerated cellular senescence in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)-deficient human fibroblasts
Ho, H Y; Cheng, M L; Lu, F J; Chou, Y H; Stern, A; Liang, C M; Chiu, D T
2000 Jul;29(2):156-169, Free radical biology & medicine
— id: 635142, year: 2000, vol: 29, page: 156, stat: Journal Article,

Painful neuromas: a review of treatment modalities
Wu J; Chiu DT
1999 Dec;43(6):661-667, Annals of plastic surgery
— id: 30797, year: 1999, vol: 43, page: 661, stat: Journal Article,

Effect of optical temperature feedback control on patency in laser-soldered microvascular anastomosis
Pohl D; Bass LS; Stewart R; Chiu DT
1998 Jan;14(1):23-9; discussion 29, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 66231, year: 1998, vol: 14, page: 23, stat: Journal Article,

Microsurgery in a rat lung transplant model: analysis of benefit
Yano, O J; Baradarian, R; Kim, E S; Smith, T J; Smith, M L; Smith, C R; Chiu, D T
1996 ;17(1):25-29, Microsurgery
— id: 525032, year: 1996, vol: 17, page: 25, stat: Journal Article,

The posterior intermuscular approach to the vessels of the leg
Abouzahr MK; Chiu DT
1995 Jun;95(7):1280-1287, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 17848, year: 1995, vol: 95, page: 1280, stat: Journal Article,

Carpal tunnel release using limited direct vision
Abouzahr MK; Patsis MC; Chiu DT
1995 Mar;95(3):534-538, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 17849, year: 1995, vol: 95, page: 534, stat: Journal Article,

Coverage of traumatic chest-wall defect using a fasciocutaneous forearm flap: case report
Chiu, D T; Barone, C M
1992 Mar;8(2):143-145, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 134796, year: 1992, vol: 8, page: 143, stat: Journal Article,

A comparative electrophysiological study on neurotisation in rats
Chiu DT; Chen L; Spielholtz N; Beasley RW
1991 Dec;16(5):505-510, Journal of hand surgery (British volume)
— id: 13824, year: 1991, vol: 16, page: 505, stat: Journal Article,

Transthecal digital block: flexor tendon sheath used for anesthetic infusion
Chiu, D T
1990 May;15(3):471-477, Journal of hand surgery (American volume)
— id: 582252, year: 1990, vol: 15, page: 471, stat: Journal Article,

Rat ear reattachment as an animal model
Chiu, D T; Chen, L; Chen, Z W
1990 May;85(5):782-788, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 524932, year: 1990, vol: 85, page: 782, stat: Journal Article,

Chiu, DTW; Chen, L; Chen, ZW
1990 May;85(5):782-788, Plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 31878, year: 1990, vol: 85, page: 782, stat: Journal Article,

Effects of neurite-promoting factors on rat sciatic nerve regeneration
Khouri, R K; Chiu, D T; Feinberg, J; Tark, K C; Harper, A; Spielholz, N
1989 ;10(3):206-209, Microsurgery
— id: 525042, year: 1989, vol: 10, page: 206, stat: Journal Article,

1989 SEP ;10(3):206-209, Microsurgery
— id: 41872, year: 1989, vol: 10, page: 206, stat: Journal Article,

Feinberg, JH; Khouri, RK; Spielholz, N; Harper, A; Chiu, DTW
1988 Sep;69(9):704-705, Archives of physical medicine & rehabilitation
— id: 31439, year: 1988, vol: 69, page: 704, stat: Journal Article,

A successful replantation of rat ear
Chen, L; Chiu, D T
1986 Apr;2(3):195-197, Journal of reconstructive microsurgery
— id: 524942, year: 1986, vol: 2, page: 195, stat: Journal Article,

Spiral interrupted suturing technique for microvascular anastomosis: a comparative study
Chen, L; Chiu, D T
1986 ;7(2):72-78, Microsurgery
— id: 524952, year: 1986, vol: 7, page: 72, stat: Journal Article,

1986 APR ;13(2):281-287, Clinics in plastic surgery
— id: 41601, year: 1986, vol: 13, page: 281, stat: Journal Article,

1986 JUL ;17(3):365-373, Orthopedic clinics of North America
— id: 41570, year: 1986, vol: 17, page: 365, stat: Journal Article,

Introduction to microsurgery : a microvascular and microneurological laboratory manual
Ballantyne, Donald L.; Chiu, David T. W.; Razaboni, Rosa Maria.; Harper, Alice D.; Chen, Lilly.; Pollick, Joel
Baltimore : University Park Press, c1985,
— id: 33, year: 1985, vol: , page: , stat: ,

The place of internal skeletal fixation in surgery of the hand
Meyer, V E; Chiu, D T; Beasley, R W
1981 Jan;8(1):51-64, Clinics in plastic surgery
— id: 115265, year: 1981, vol: 8, page: 51, stat: Journal Article,