Michael L. Gimbel

Michael L. Gimbel was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1969. He received his B.A, from Cornell University in 1991 and his M.D. from Duke University School of Medicine in 1995. He completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2003, as well as research training under Thomas K. Hunt at the University of California - San Francisco Wound Healing Lab. He completed his Plastic Surgery residency (2005) and Microsurgery fellowship (2006) at the University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine. He joined the faculty of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2006. His clinical interests include microsurgical reconstruction and breast reconstruction. His research interests include microsurgical flap monitoring technology, novel flap designs, and optimization of breast reconstruction treatment. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, and the Plastic Surgery Research Council.

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JTEHM, Articles, Published Articles
A System for Simple Real-Time Anastomotic Failure Detection and Wireless Blood Flow Monitoring in the Lower Limbs
Current totally implantable wireless blood flow monitors are large and cannot operate alongside nearby monitors. To alleviate the problems with the current monitors, we developed a system to monitor blood flow wirelessly, with a simple and easily interpretable real-time output.... Read more