John B. Mulliken , MD
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John B. Mulliken, M.D., received his medical degree in 1964 from Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons. Following his surgical residency and a research fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Mulliken served in the U.S. Army in Korea and at Ft. Devens, Massachusetts. After his military service, Dr. Mulliken completed a residency in plastic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland. Board-certified in general surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Mulliken is a Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Associate in Surgery at Children's Hospital Boston. In addition to being director of the Vascular Anomalies Center, Dr. Mulliken is director of the Craniofacial Centre and the Cleft Lip and Palate Program. He also holds an appointment at Brigham and Women's Hospital. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Mulliken is the co-founder and past president of the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies, and a diplomate of both the American Board of Surgery and the America Board of Plastic Surgery. In 1998, he was the recipient of an honorary degree from Universit Catholique de Louvain, Brussels. Dr. Mulliken is the author of 397 original scientific articles; dozens of reviews, journal discussions, and editorials; nearly 55 chapters; and two books, including Vascular Birthmarks: Hemangiomas and Malformations, co-authored with British surgeon Anthony E. Young, M.A., M. Chir., F.R.C.S. (Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 1988; 483 pgs.). Dr. Mulliken's clinical interests include cleft lip/palate, vascular anomalies, and craniofacial anomalies. His basic research is focused on molecular causes of craniofacial and vascular anomalies and long term outcomes of repairs and treatment. Dr. Mulliken developed the current, now widely-accepted classification system for vascular anomalies, which divides them into two major categories based on their etiology. Considered one of the world's foremost experts in vascular anomalies, Dr. Mulliken is frequently invited to lecture at hospitals around the globe and is host to many visiting scholars and physicians interested in vascular anomalies.
Children's Hospital BostonDepartment of Plastic and Oral Surgery300 Longwood AvenueHunnewell 1Boston, MA 02115Phone: 617-355-7686Fax: 617-730-0752