J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS Facial Cosmetic Surgery and Skincare
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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

1977 – 1981 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude
1981 – 1985 Louisiana State University Medical New Orleans, Louisiana Doctor of Medicine

Residency Training

1985 – 1987 General Surgery
Ochsner Medical Foundation
1987 – 1991 Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
Tulane University Medical Center

Professional Employment History

1991 – 1992 Hamilton Medical Group
1992 – 1996 Drs. Tarpy & Duplechain, A Professional Partnership
1996 – 2008 Acadiana Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, L.L.C.
2008 – Present Aesthetic Medicine and Laser Center
J. Kevin Duplechain, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professional Organizations

1987 – Present Fellow of American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
1987 – Present Fellow of American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
1992 – Present Fellow of American College of Surgeons
1991 – Present Member of Louisiana State Medical Society
2000 – Present Member of American Head & Neck Society
2006 – Present Member of American College of Rejuvenology
2007 – Present Member of American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
2009 – Present Fellow of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
2010 – Present Member of Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons

Board Certifications

1992 – Diplomate American Board of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
1996 – Diplomate American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
2012 – Diplomate American Board of Cosmetic Surgery & Facial Plastic Surgery
2013 – Diplomate American Board of Cosmetic Surgery - General Cosmetic Surgery

Publications

Hagan WE, Riveras E. Duplechain JK: Hydrocystadenoma of apocrine gland origin. Resident's Page in Arch Otolaryngol 111:772-773, 1985

Hagan WE, Duplechain JK: Cheney M: Xanthelasma palpebrum. Resident's Page in Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 112:994-995, 1986

Duplechain JK, Blair PA: Evaluation of facial nerve paralysis. J La State Medical Soc 140:11-14, 1988

Duplechain JK, White JA: Mycormycosis of the head and neck. J La State Medical Soc 141:9-12, 1989

Duplechain JK, Miller RA: The management of acute laryngeal trauma. J La State Medical Soc 141:17-20, 1989

Miller RH, Duplechain JK, Weber R, et al: Evaluation and treatment of the patient with a neck mass (Slide Lecture Series) American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 1998

Miller RH, Duplechain JK: Penetrating wounds of the neck in Otolaryngol Clinic of North American 24(1):15-29, 1991

Duplechain JK, White JA, and Miller RH: Pediatric Sinusitis. The role of endoscopic sinus surgery in cystic fibrosis and other forms of sinonasal disease. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 117:422-426, 1991

Duplechain JK, Miller RH: Management of pediatric sinusitis. J La State Med Soc 143:7-13, 1991

Miller RH, Duplechain JK: Management of Hoarseness and Vocal Cord Paralysis in Head and Neck Surgery. Byron Bailey Editor (in press)

Duplechain JK, Espinola T, Miller RH: Water Spout Injection into the Neck. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 119 (2):237-8, 1993

Duplechain JK. Fractional CO2 resurfacing: has it replaced ablative resurfacing techniques? Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2013 May;21(2):213-27.

Duplechain, JK. "Complications in Laser Resurfacing: Avoidance, Recognition, Treatment." Truswell, Lasers and Light, Peels and Abrasions: For Health, Beauty, and Disease, 2014.

Duplechain, JK, Persky, M. "Ablative CO2 Laser Resurfacing." Truswell, Lasers and Light, Peels and Abrasions: For Health, Beauty, and Disease, 2014.

Duplechain JK, Rubin MG, Kim K. Novel post-treatment care after ablative and fractional CO2 laser resurfacing. J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2014 Apr;16(2):77-82.

Duplechain JK. Neck skin rejuvenation. Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am. 2014 May;22(2):203-16.

Duplechain JK. Complications in laser resurfacing. Case report. American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, accepted for publication.

Oral Presentations

Pediatric Sinusitis: The Efficacy of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and other Sino-Nasal Diseases. Presented at the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 1990

Otolaryngology Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 1999

The use of Carbon Dioxide Laser in Facial Rejuvenation Surgery; The Aging Face Meeting, New York 2007

Cutagenix: A Topical Hyperbaric Oxygen Emulsion; The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas Nevada 2008

Current Trends in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals, Panel Discussion, The Aesthetic Show, Las Vegas, Nevada 2008

The Use of A Topical Oxygen Emulsion in Post Laser Skin Resurfacing, AAFPRS fall meeting, Chicago 2008

Experience in Post Laser Resurfacing with Cutagenix: A Topical Hyperbaric Oxygen Emulsion, Emerging Trends in Facial Plastic Surgery Atlanta 2009

Zerona: Non Invasive Body Contouring, AAFPRS fall meeting, San Diego 2009

Allergan National Education Faculty training seminar 2009

Lutronic: Eco2 Laser Atlanta, Georgia April 2009

Lutronic: Eco2 Laser Miami, Florida November 2009

Zerona: Non Invasive Body Contouring, Atlanta, Georgia November 2009

Zerona: Non Invasive Body Contouring, Las Vegas, Nevada 2009

Lutronic: Combination Therapy Advances the Science of Removing Body Art, March 2010

Women's Lunch Forum: "Injectables: What You Need to Know for Today's Woman," Lafayette, LA September 2010

Lafayette Parish Medical Society Alliance: Power point presentation on Injectables, Lafayette, LA November 2010

Guest Speaker in honor of Dr. Ferdinand Becker: Advances in Dermatologic Surgery hosted by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons, The Ferdinand Becker Lectureship in Facial Plastic Surgery, "The Role of An Oxygenated Emulsion in Plastic Surgery" and "Multimodality Facial Rejuvenation: Fat/Facelift and Laser". Orlando, Florida November 2010

Lumenis: "Combining Facial and Cervical Resurfacing with Rhytidectomy" and "Is CO2 Laser Resurfacing Still the Gold Standard?" AAFPRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, September 2010

Lumenis: "Combining Laser Treatment with a Facelift Procedure," Guest Speaker at the First Encore UP European Advisory Board Meeting in Paris, France January 2011

Cutagenix: Professional Skin Care Emulsion, IMCAS show in Paris, France January 2011

State of the Art in Facial Aesthetic Surgery and Non Surgical Aesthetic, Atlanta, GA- March 2011

AACS 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV- January 2012

"Post Resurfacing Care" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012

"Three Pillars of Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift, Fat Augmentation, and Laser Resurfacing of the Face and Neck" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012 , Atlanta, GA- March 2012

Panel Discussion "The Standard of Care with Antibiotic Prophylaxis of the Cosmetic Surgical Care" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012 Panel "Avoiding and Treating Laser Complications" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012

Discussion "Practical Uses for the Laser, Who operates the Laser, Dealing with Patient Complaints/Laser Safety" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012

Panel Discussion "Venous Thromboembolism; What I do to Prevent It and How I Deal with It" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012

Audience Case Presentations "My Experience with how lasers have helped or hurt my practice" State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics 2012, Atlanta, GA- March 2012

AACS 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV- January 2013

State of the Art in Facial Aesthetic Surgery and Non Surgical Aesthetic, Atlanta, GA- March 2013

"Simultaneous Facelift, Fat Transfer, and Laser Resurfacing: Complete Rejuvenation", Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology, Las Vegas, NV - June 2013

"Why Working Under the Platysma is Important in Facelift/Neck Lift Surgery", Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology, Las Vegas, NV - June 2013

AAFPRS- Annual Fall Meeting 2013, New Orleans, LA - October 2013

AACS 30th Annual Scientific Meeting, Hollywood, FL- January 2014

"Laser Treatment of Scars" AAFPRS- Rejuvenation of the Aging Face, San Diego, CA - February 2014

"Lower Eyelid Canthopexy: An Adjunct to Successful Facial Rejuvenation Surgery" AAFPRS- Rejuvenation of the Aging Face, San Diego, CA - February 2014

Panelist Panel: "Avoiding and Managing Laser Complications" AAFPRS 11th International meeting - New York, NY

AACS 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA - January 2015

  • "Endoscopic Assisted Lateral Canthopexy with Lower Eyelid Surgery. Enhancing Facelift Results"
  • "The High Smas Deep Plane Facelift Combined with Fat Grafting and C02 Resurfacing: the Most Complete Facial Rejuvenation Procedure"
  • "Management of Facelift Complications" - Panel Discussion
  • "Otoplasty: a Video Presentation Combing Mustarde Sutures and Conchal Setback"
  • Ablative Laser Resurfacing
  • The Biology of Scars
  • Hypertonic Scars - Management

Instructor

Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course - The Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Sinusitis - Tulane Medical Center, October 1990

Tulane Medical Center, October 1990

Strata Med Injector Training 2008 Course Director

P.A.L.E.T.T.E. Resources Injectors and Fillers Course Director,

  • Trainings: October 22, 2009; Baton Rouge, LA
    • November 17, 2009; Lafayette, LA
    • January 19, 2010; Baton Rouge, LA
    • May 20, 2010; New Orleans, LA
    • November 18, 2010, New Orleans, LA
    • May 5, 2011, Lafayette, LA
    • March 31, 2011, New Orleans, LA
    • June 21, 2011, New Orleans, LA
    • December 8, 2011, New Orleans, LA

Lutronic: Eco2 Laser in the application of fractional skin resurfacing, Course Director- Lafayette, LA, May 2010

Allergan: Juvederm Hands on Training; Slidell, LA, October 14, 2010

Allergan: Injection Training; Houma, LA, January 14, 2011

Allergan: Injection Training; Lafayette, LA, May 6, 2011

Allergan: Injection Training; Lafayette, LA, June 3, 2011

Allergan: Injection Training; Lafayette, LA, February 10, 2012

Allergan: Injection Training; New Orleans, LA, October 26, 2012

Valeant: Sculptra Injection Training: Lafayette, LA, September 20, 2013

Allergan: Injection Training; Lafayette, LA, February 27, 2014

Allergan: Injection Training; Baton Rouge, LA, July 8, 2014

Corporate Affiliations

Lutronics USA - Luminary Speaker, August 2007

Lumenis - Luminary Speaker, August 2007

Allergan - National Education Faculty, August 2007

Zerona - Luminary Board 2009

P.A.L.E.T.T.E.- Progressive Aesthetic Learning Essential To Technical Expertise

  • Faculty Member September 2009-2014

Valeant - Education Faculty 2013-2014

Syneron/ Candela - Advisory Board for UltraShape KOL- 2014

Academic Appointments

Clinical Instructor Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana
Clinical Instructor Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery University Medical Center, Lafayette, Louisiana
The Times of Acadiana – Best of Acadiana 2010 Dr. Duplechain voted Best Doctor's 2013

Honors

1996 – Present Selected for The Best Doctors in America
2006 - 2007 Selected for The Best Doctors Inc. as one of Louisiana's Top Doctors
2009 Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Acadiana by the Times
2009 Featured in PSP Magazine's Cover Story on "Balancing a Heavy Practice Workload with New Product Development", February 2009 issue
2010 Voted Best Plastic Surgeon in Acadiana by the Times
2010 Recognized in Louisiana Life Magazine as one of Louisiana's top 100 physicians, November 2010 issue
2010 Named as "Louisiana's Best Doctors" for 2010 list
2010 Featured in PSP Magazine as "Top Doctors 2010" December 2010 issue
2012 Featured in the Cosmetic Surgery Times January 2012

Committees

1995 – Present Member of Emergency Room Committee – Lafayette General Medical Center
1996 – Present Managed Care Contract Negotiator – Acadiana Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, L.L.C
1996 – Present Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Laser Skincare of Louisiana
1997 – Present Test Question Writer – American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1998 – Present Subcommittee New Test Items – American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
1998 – 1999 Young Surgeons Committee – American College of Surgeons
1998 – 1999 Member of Credentials Committee – Southwest Medical Center PHO
1998 – 2000 Utilization Review – Lafayette General PHO
2000 – Present Chairman of Credentials Committee – Southwest Medical Center PHO
2000 – Present Board of Directors – ENT of the South, IPA
2006 – Present Chairman – Lafayette MOB Properties
2007 – Present Founder of Cutagenesis Dermal Labs
2009 – 2011 Medical Executive Committee Vice President for Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital
2010 – Present Allergan Medical Facial Aesthetics Trained Speaker
2010 – Present Honorary Member- Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons
2012 – Present Chief of Staff for Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital
2013 – 2014 Chairperson – ABCS Fundraising Campaign
2013 – 2015 Planning Committee – Facial Aesthetics Meeting Atlanta
2013 – 2015 Committee Chair – Technology Session – Facial Aesthetics Meeting – Atlanta
2015 – Present ABCS Board of Trustees
2015 – Present ABCS Communications committee
2015 AACS National Meeting State Local Planning Committee Member for Injector Session
2015 AACS National Meeting – Course Co-Director Cadaver Dissection Course
2015 AACS National Meeting – Invited Lecturer

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