Gregory S. Keller, MD, FACS Gregory S. Keller, MD Facial Plastic Surgeon, Santa Barbara CASPECIALITY Facial Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplantation, and Rejuvalase.Dr. Keller is internationally recognized as an expert, pioneer, and innovator in the fieldof plastic surgery. He has practiced Facial Plastic Surgery in Southern California since1976. Dr. Keller, who invented endoscopic facial plastic surgery (including theendoscopic face, forehead, and neck lift), is experienced in this technique. He haspublished two textbooks and numerous medical journal articles in the field of facialplastic surgery and is the director of the Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship at UCLA. Dr.Keller is Board Certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and NeckSurgery and the American Board of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery. He is a diplomatof the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Keller also is a Clinical AssociateClinical Professor od Surgery at the University of Los Angeles (UCLA) and is the Directorof the Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship at the UCLA Medical School where he wasawarded the "Clinical Teaching Award/Division of Head and Neck Surgery" in 1988. Heis the Medical Director of the Keller Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic and Laser Center in Dr. Gregory KellerSanta Barbara.He is internationally recognized in the field of facial rejuvenation and has Facial Plastic Surgeonspoken nationally and internationally on his fields of expertise. He has receivedrecognition awards for surgical excellence from many societies, including the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeryand the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.Dr. Keller has been a visiting professor at several major universities and has been the featured guest speaker at many othersocieties, including the American Academy of Opthalmic Plastic Surgery, the American Academy of Dermatology, theBrazilian Plastic Surgery Society, and several state plastic surgery societies.Dr. Keller is a member of several professionalsocieties including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, American Academy of Facial Plastic and ReconstructiveSurgery, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, Santa Barbara County Medical Society and the FloridaSociety of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.His awards and honors include the "Recognition for Excellence in CosmeticSurgery." presented by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the "Award for Excellence in Education and Services"as co-director and director of Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery Courses, presented by American Academy of Facial Plasticand Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), and the Outstanding Achievement Award" given by the Foundation for Facial PlasticSurgery.Acknowledged worldwide for his extensive research, Dr. Keller has played an instrumental role in introducing the mostadvanced techniques in facial plastic surgery. He holds three U.S. patents on his endoscopic neck, forehead and brow lift.Dr. Keller has given over 150 presentations in the United States and has been a guest speaker in Europe and Brazil. He haswritten over 55 medical articles. He is recognized as one of "Americas Top Doctors" by Coastal County.As a means ofresearch and instruction, Dr. Keller has documented his progress with endoscopic surgery in his recent medical textbook,Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kellers second medical textbook, Laser in Facial Plastic Surgery, will be published inthe fall of 1999.Facial plastic surgery holds a unique place in Dr. Kellers personal life. While pursuing a career in cardio-vascular surgery atthe University of Illinois Medical School, Dr. Keller was in a very serious car accident. He sustained severe injuries andtrauma to his nose, eyes, cheeks and jaw and had to undergo extensive facial reconstructive surgery. While recuperating,Dr. Keller decided to change his medical direction and pursue a career as a facial plastic surgeon. Because of Dr. Kellersfirst-hand experience, he is very sensitive to the needs and concerns of his patients having been one himself.
Gregory S. Keller, MD, FACS Gregory S. Keller, MD Facial Plastic Surgeon, Santa Barbara CASPECIALITY Facial Plastic Surgery, Hair Transplantation, and Rejuvalase.Publications: Journals and TextbooksEDUCATIONUndergraduate DePauw University 1967 Greencastle, Indiana Degree: Bachelor ofArtsGraduate University of Illinois 1971 Chicago, Illinois Degree: Doctor of MedicineInternship Santa Clara Valley Medical Center San Jose, California 1971- 1972Residency Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara County General HospitalBOARD CERTIFICATIONAmerican Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,1991, Charter MemberAmerican Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. 1976. Dr. Gregory Keller Facial Plastic SurgeonSTATE LICENSURE S tate of California Issued August 8, 1972.PATENTSU.S. Patent# 5,505,727 Endoscopic Necklift, Applied 1991, Date of patent: April 9, 1996U.S. Patent# 5,445,634 Endoscopic Facelift, Applied 1991. Date of Patent: August 29, 1995 U.S. Patent# 5,370,642Endoscopic Browlift, Applied 1991. Date of Patent: December 6, 1994HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONSSanta Barbara Cottage Hospital Santa Barbara, California 93105Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, 1979-1980Active Staff – (August 1976 to present)U.C.L.A. Medical Center Los Angeles, CA 90024Active Staff – (July 1995 to present)St. Francis Hospital Santa Barbara, CA 93103Active Staff – (September 1976 to present)CURRENT POSTITIONSI.L.H.T. Santa Barbara, CA Director of Hair Transplant Surgery.U.C.L.A. Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Associate Clinical Professor at UCLAU.C.L.A. Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship Director.AMA Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. New Technologies EditorJournal of CosmeticTherapy. Editorial Board.FORMER POSITIONSSanta Barbara General Hospital Surgical Residency Program Director of ENT Clinic and Surgery Goleta Valley CommunityHospital . Santa Barbara, CA. Director of Laser Surgical Unit.Laser Institute of America. Orlando, FL Board of DirectorsWestern Institute for Laser Treatment. Santa Barbara, CA. Co-FounderInternational Journal of Aesthetic & Restorative Surgery. Laser EditorNCI Site Review Consultant PDTCONSULTANT TOSyneron, Inc.CoApt TechnologiesIsolagenPROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS and MEMBERSHIPSAmerican Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Charter Member. 1995Former AAFPRS Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Member: Ambulatory Surgery, Research andEndoscopic Surgery Committees.American College of Surgeons.The Florida Society of Plastic Reconstructive Surgeons. Corresponding Membership.American Academy of Aesthetic & Restorative Surgery. Charter Member.
American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.The Institute for Applied Laser Surgery, Fellow. 1992American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Member, Laser Committee. 1984-1992Santa Barbara County Medical Society.American Medical Association/ California Medical Association.HONORS and AWARDSPremier Group Hair Restoration. Mastering the Art of Hair Transplantation. October 1994. American Academy of FacialPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Recognition of Demonstrated Surgical Expertise. Rejuvenation 2000. Coronado Island,CA 2000American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Recognition for Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery. Los Angeles, CA. January 1999.Stanford University – Department of Otolaryngology. Visiting Professor. Palo Alto, CA 1998. U.C.L.A. School Of Medicine.Clinical Teaching Award/Division of Head & Neck Surgery. 1997-1998American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Featured Guest Speaker for the 27 th Annual ScientificSymposium. October 1996.Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery. Outstanding Achievement Award. August 1996.U.S. Naval Medical Center. Visiting Professor. San Diego, CA . January 30, 1996.American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Award for Excellence in Education and Services as Co-Directorand Director of Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery Courses. September 1995.Florida Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Honorary Corresponding Membership. December 11, 1994.Brazilian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Honor Award. April 9, 1994Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Otolaryngology. Visiting Professor. July 29, 1993.International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, Inc. & Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. June 1992.American Academy of Otolaryngology. Head & Neck Surgery Foundation Honor Award for Services in Scientific Programs,Exhibits, Continuing Education Courses and Instructional Courses of this Society. September 9, 1990.PUBLICATIONS: TextbooksKeller, G. Lasers in Facial Plastic Surgery. Thieme Publishing, New York. In Press, Publication DateKeller, G. Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. St. Louis. 1997Keller, G.; Hutcherson, R. “Browlift: A Facial Plastic Surgeon’s Perspective,” Aesthetic FacialPlastic Surgery; Romo, III T.,Millman, A.L., Editor. Thieme. New York. 2000Keller, G. “Lasers in Aesthetic Surgery,” Laser Aesthetic Surgery. Sasaki, G., Editor. Sprinter-Verlag. New York. In Press1999.Keller, G. “Aesthetic Laser Surgery,” Cosmetic Laser Surgery; Alster, T.; Apfelberg, D., Editors. Wiley-Liss, 1999.Keller, G; Hutcherson, R.; “Endoscopy-Assisted Small Incision Forehead And Brow Lift,” Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery:Eyelid, Forehead, and Facial Techniques. Putterman, A.; Editor. W.B. Saunders Company. Philadelphia, PA. 1999Keller, G. “Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery of the Head and Neck.” Advances in Otolaryngology, Volume 10. Krause, C.Editor. CV Mosby. St. Louis, MO. 1998.Keller, G.; Hutcherson, R. “Endoscopic Forehead and Browlift,” Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery. Keller, G.; Editor. CVMosby. St. Louis, MO. 1997Keller, G.; Razum, N.; Cray, J. “Photodynamic Therapy for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer,” Basal and Squamous Cell SkinCancers of the Head & Neck. Weber, R.; Miller, M.; Goepfert, H.; Editors. Williams & Wilkins Publishing. Media, PA. 371-383.1996.Keller, G.; Hutcherson, R. “Endoscopic Techniques in Facial Rejuvenation Surgery,” Facial Plastic Surgery-Vol. 12 No. 3.305-312, 1996.Keller, G. “Suprafibromuscular and Endoscopic Rhytidectomy with the High-Output CO2 Laser and Flexible Waveguide.Alster, T., Apfelberg, D.; Editors. Wiley-Liss Publishing, NY. 1999 169-180, Cosmetic Laser Surgery. 1996.Keller, G. “Laser Light Facial Rejuvenation.” Advances in Anti-Aging Medicine. Mariane Liss Publishing. 1995.Keller, G. “Useful Variations in Blepharaplasty,” Plastic & Rejuvenation Surgery of the Head and Neck;. Stucker, F. Editor.B.C. Deker. Philadelphia, PA. 97-98. 1991.
Keller, G. “Avoidance of Temporal Bunching in Cheek/Neck Rhytidectomy,” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Head andNeck; Stucker, F., Editor. B.C. Decker. Philadelphia, PA. 139-140. 1991.Keller, G. “Benign Skin Lesions.” Current Therapy in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery-4; Gates, G. Editor. B.C.Decker. Philadelphia, PA. 1990.Keller, G. “Laser Surgery of Vascular Lesions,” Laser Surgery. Ossoff, R.; Duncavage, J., Editors. CV Mosby, St. Louis, MO.1990.Keller, G.; Razum, N.; Doiron, D.; Mittleman, H.-Stucker, F.; “Laser Skin Surgery,” Head and Neck Surgery, Vol. 1. Ossoff,R., Editor. CV Mosby; St. Louis, MO. 1988.Keller, G.; Doiron, D.; Weingarten, C.- “Techniques of Argon Laser Skin Surgery,” Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of theHead and Neck, Volume 2; Ward, P.; Berman, W.; Editors. CV Mosby; St. Louis, MO. 503.505. 1984.Keller, G.; Busby, D.; Phelan, J.; Mulligan, M.- “Traumatic Aneurysms of The Internal Maxillary Artery,” Plastic &Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck, Volume 2; Ward, P.; Berman, W.; Editors. CV Mosby; St. Louis, MO. 623-629.1984.PUBLICATIONS: JournalsKeller, G.; Watson, D. “Autologous Fibroblasts for Treatment of Facial Rhytids and Dermal Depression. AMA Archives ofFacial Plastic Surgery.Keller, G.; Rawnsley, J.; Cutcliffe, B.; Watson, J. “Erbium: YAG and Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing.” Facial Plastic SurgeryClinics of North America , Vol. 6, No. 2. 167-181. May 1997.Keller, G.; Hutcherson, R. “Percutaneous Video-Endoscopic Neck Lift Suture Suspension.” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics ofNorth America, Vol. 5. No. 2. 179-184. May 1997.Keller, G.; Hutcherson, R.; Cray, J. “Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery.” Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of America. Vol. 4, No. 2247-256. May 1997Keller, G.; Crau, J., “ Suprafibromuscular Facelifting with Periosteal Suspension of the Superficial Musculaoa PonneuroticSystem and Fat Pad of Bichat Rotation.” Archives pf Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Vol.122, No 4. 377-384. April1996.Keller, G.; CrayJ. “ Rhytidectomy with Surgilase XJ Laser.” Facil Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America. August 1995.Keller, G. Cray, J. “ Laser – Assisted Surgery of Aging Face.” Facial Plastic Clinics of North America Vol. 3. No. 3, 319-341.August 1995.Keller, G.; “ Endoscopic Forehead Lift” West. Journal of Medicine, Vol. 163, No.2. 157. August 1995.Keller, G. Lask, G., Lowe, N., Gomerly, D.; “Laser Skin Resurfacing with the Silk Touch Flashscanner for Facial Rytids”.Volume3. No. 3. 1021-1024. 1994.Keller, G. Carbon Dioxide Laser Blepharoplasty; A Comparison to Electrosurgey”. International Journal of Aesthetic andRestorative Surgery. 1994: 3. 33-36Beeson,Wm., Kabaker, S., Keller, G. S., “ Carbon Dioxide Laser Blepharoplasty; A Comparison to Electrosurgery.” InternalJournal of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery. Vol. 1 1994; 2: 33-36Keller, G. “Laserlift Surgery with KTP Laser.” Journal of Clinical Laser Surgery and Medicine. Vol. 119. No 6. July 1993Keller, G., Razum, N., Elliot, S., Parks,J. “Small Incision Laser Lift for the Forehead Creases and Glabellar Furrows.” AMAArchives of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Vol. 119, No. 6 632-635. June 1993.Elliot, S., Keller, G.S., Razum, N., Parks, J., White, R., Seller, A. “Photodynamic Therapy of Non-melanoma Skin CancerUsing a KTP- Pumped Dye Laser, Optical Methods for Tumor Treatment and Detection.” Mechanisms and Techniques inPhotodynamic Therapy, Vol . 188. 2-9. January 1993.Keller, G.S. “Use of the KTP Laser in Cosmetic Surgery.” The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, Vol. 9. No. 2. 177-1801992
Keller, G.S. “ Author’s Experience with the Hexascan.” Hexascanner- Vol 1, No. 1 March 1992Razum, N. Keller, G.S. , Bradley, J. Andreas, D.; Doirion, D. “ Quartz Contact Probe for Use With Argon and Nd: Yag Lasers.”Optical Fibers in Medicine V, Vol 1201, SPIE Press. 1990Keller, G.S. “Laser Treatment of Vascular Skin Lesions: Which Laser: When, Why and How.” Facial Plastic Surgery VOl6, No3. 175-179.nnSpring 1989Keller, G.S. Razam, N., Doiron, D. “Photodynamic Therapy for Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer.” Facial Plastic Surgery. Vol. 6, No.3.108-183 1989Keller, G.S. “ Cutaneous Laser Surgery.” Senior Editor of Complete Issue, Facial Plastic Surgery, Vol 6, No.3. Thieme MedicalPublishers. 1089Razum, N., Keller, G.S., Andreas, D. “Mechanical Scanning Device for Vascular Applications.” American Academy ofOtolaryngology. 1989Razum, N.; Keller, G.S., Doiron, D. “Micro-Contact Treatment of Telangiectasia of the Face and Extremities.” AmericanSociety for Laser Medicine and Surgery. May 1988Razum, N., Keller, G.S., Andreas, D. “Current Beliefs on Laser Plume.” International Conference PM Laser and Optics. 1988Keller, G.S., Razum, N. “Argon Laser Safety Procedures.” American Academy of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting. 1997Keller, G.S. , Doiron, D., “ Treatment of Vascular Lesions with the CW Yellow Dye Laser – Initial Trials.” OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery Vol 95.No. 5 537-530. December 1986.Keller, G., Doiron, D., “Porphyrin, PDT : Principles and Clinical Applications.” Current Problems in Dermatology, 15: 85-93.1986Keller, G. Doiron, D., Fisher. “Photodynamic Therapy in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.” AMA Archives ofOtolarynglogy Vol 111, No. 7. 437-440. July 1985.Keller, G., Doiron, D. “Advances in Laser Skin Surgery for Vascular Lesions.” AMA Archives of Otolaryngology, Vol 111, No.7. 437-440. July 1985.Love, Keller, Stallheim and Smithwick. “Retrival of Foreign Bodies from the Right Atrium without Thorocotomy.” Annal ofThoracic Surgery. February 1979.