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Medical Director, St. Helena Institute for Plastic Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery 2004

At a Glance
Since completing a plastic surgery residency and faculty appointment at Yale University School
of Medicine in 1992, Steven Herber, MD, has been one of California's leading instructors and
practitioners in progressive plastic and aesthetic surgery techniques. Dr. Herber obtained his
medical degree and surgical residency training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine,
where he later returned as a member of the teaching faculty in the Department of Surgery.

An active researcher, Dr. Herber has contributed widely to medical journal and textbooks, has
presented at the International Symposium of Plastic Surgery, and has appeared as an authority
representing his specialty on radio and television networks. His expertise in the field of plastic
surgery has won him national recognition and an international leadership award from the
American Medical Association for his volunteer work on behalf of indigent children around the

BS, Pacific Union College
June 1982

MD, Loma Linda University/School of Medicine
June 1986

Graduate Hospital Clinic Experience:
General Surgery Residency
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
July 1986 - June 1990

Plastic Surgery Residency
Yale University
New Haven, CT
July 1990 - June 1992

Maxillofacial and Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Akron Children's Hospital Medical Center
Akron, OH
July 1992 - December 1992

Board Certification:
National Medical Boards 1987
American Board of Plastic Surgery 1995

Past Academic Positions:
Instructor, Plastic Surgery Yale
University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut 1991
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Loma Linda, California 1993

Volunteer Foreign Medical Service:
Hong Kong 1986
C.H.A.N.G.E., Guatemala 1991
"Operation Smile," Romania 1992
A.D.R.A. Center, Nepal 1994

Hospital Appointments:
Redbud Community Hospital
Clearlake, CA
2003 – present

St. Helena Hospital
Deer Park, CA
1998 - present

Societies & Organizations
Napa County Medical Society
American Medical Association
California Medical Association
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Loma Linda School of Medicine Alumni Association
Walter E. MacPherson Society
American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Yale Plastic Surgery Society
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons

Awards, Honors & Positions of Responsibility:
Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Representative American Medical Student Assoc.
National Mtg., 1983-84

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
AMSA Chapter President, 1984-85
Loma Linda University Senate
School of Medicine Senator, 1985-86

Loma Linda University Medical Center
House Staff Officer, 1987-90

Who's Who in the West, 22nd ed.
Biographical appearance, 1990
Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 3rd ed.
Selected for Inclusion, 1990

American Medical Association/Burroughs-Welcome
Leadership Award, 1991

AMA-RPS National Meetings
Delegate, State of Connecticut, 1991

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
MacPherson Society - Clinical Fellow, 1992

San Bernardino County Medical Center
Inland Regional Burn Center Co-Director, 1993-94

Loma Linda University School of Medicine
Residency Program Assistant Director
Div. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1993-96

AMA-YPS National Meetings
Alternate Delegate, ASPRS, 1994

AMA-YPS National Meetings
Delegate, ASPRS, 1995-97

California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Palate Surgery; An Outcome Study
Best Paper, 1996

Loma Linda University Children's Hospital
Craniofacial Team
Associate Director, 1996 & 1998

Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Who’s Who in America
Millennium Edition, 2000
1st and 2nd Ed.
Biographical Appearance, 1996 & 1998

National Board of Medical Examiners
PSEF In-Service Examination
Integument Committee Member , 1997-98
Aesthetic Surgery Committee Member, 1998-99

AMA - Young Physicians Section
Delegate, ASMS, 1997-

AMA - House of Delegates
Alternate Delegate, ASMS, 1997-
Napa Valley Symphony
Vice President, 2003-2006

Publications In Print: (peer-reviewed journals)

    1. Herber SC, Ajalat GM, Smith D, Hinshaw DB, and Killeen JD. "Transcatheter
       Embolization Facilitating Management of a Giant Inferior Gluteal Artery
       Pseudoaneurysm." J Vascular Surg. Dec. 1988.
    2. Watson HK, Pitts EC, and Herber SC. "Madelung's Deformity: A Surgical Technique." J.
       Hand Surgery (British European volume, 1993) 18B:601-605.
    3. Ashmead D, Watson HK, Damon C, Herber SC, and Paly W, "Scapholunate Advanced
       Collapse Wrist Salvage." Hand Surgery (American Volume, 1994) 19A:741-750.

Book Chapters In Print:

    1. Herber SC and Lehman JA. "Orthognathic Surgery in the Cleft Lip and Palate Patient."
       Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 4th ed. 20:755 Oct.1993.
    2. Place MJ, Herber SC, Hardesty RA. "Basic Techniques and Principles in Plastic
       Surgery." Grabb and Smith's Plastic Surgery, 5th ed. 2:13, 1997.

(requiring submission of committee peer-reviewed abstract, resulting in published abstract) Total
number is 34.

(by invitation) Total number is 28.

Committee Memberships:

    1. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
       Young Plastic Surgeons Committee
       1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998
       American Medical Association Plastic Surgery Caucus
       1994-1995, 1995-1996
    2. Association of Academic Chairman in Plastic Surgery
       Curriculum Committee
       1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997
    3. American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
       International Relations Committee
       1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998
    4. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
       Young Plastic Surgeons Steering Committee - Health Policy Vice Chairman
       1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999
    5. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
       Workforce Committee
       1996-1997, 1997-1998, 1998-1999
    6. Cleft Palate Foundation Research & Grants Committee
   7. National Board of Medical Examiners Integument Subcommittee
       1997 PSEF In-Service Examination 1996-1997
   8. Cleft Palate Foundation
       Healthy Policy Committee
   9. Plastic Surgery Education Foundation Ad Hoc Committee on Accreditation and
   10. American Society for Maxillofacial Surgeons - Chair, Socioeconomic Affairs committee
   11. Residency Review Committee for Plastic Surgery

Board Memberships:

   1. Walter E. MacPherson Society
      1995-1996, 1996-1997, 1997-1998
   2. San Bernardino County Medical Society
   3. Napa County Medical Society
   4. St. Helena Hospital Foundation
      1999 – present
   5. Napa Valley Symphony
      2000 – 2006
   6. St. Helena Hospital
      2003 – present
   7. Adventist Health
      2004 – present

Moderator/Panelist/Instructor: (by invitation)

   1. "Fostering Interdisciplinary Team Care Abroad: An Alternative Model." American Cleft
      Palate Craniofacial Association, Tampa, FL, April 1995.
   2. "Sleep Studies for Patients With Craniofacial Anomalies: How, What, When, Where and
      Why." American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, San Diego, CA, April 1996.

Active Research Projects:

   1.   Skin tightening with Radiofrequency device
   2.   Furlow Z-plasty as Method of Secondary Palatal Management
   3.   Correlation of Parent Observations With Sleep Study Outcomes
   4.   Facial Skin Response to Topical Application of Grape Seed Extract.
Clinical Coordinator, St. Helena Institute for Plastic Surgery
Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse

3/98 - present
Advanced Practice Nurse, St. Helena Institute for Plastic Surgery
St. Helena Hospital

10/94 - 3/98
Advanced Practice Nurse, Division of Plastic Surgery
Loma Linda University Medical Center

11/93 - 10/94
Home Care Nurse, Case Manager
St. Bernardine Medical Center

Responsible for in-home patient care i.e.: Dressing change, IV Antibiotics, TPN, Ostomy Care,
and Patient Education. Coordinate with other disciplines as prescribed by MD.

11/87 - 11/93
Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgical Nurse, Operating Room Supervisor
The Centre For Plastic Surgery

Duties included first assistant to two surgeons who are board certified in plastic and
reconstructive surgery.
Responsible for: Coordination of the OR schedule including staff placement, PAR, and discharge
planning; surgery scheduling; staff evaluations; inservice education; materials management;
photography, pre & post operatively and product representative contact person

Possesses excellent abilities in education and counseling, communication and organization.
Founder/coordinator of the Inland Empire chapter of Image Reborn; a breast reconstructive
support group.

6/83 - 11/87
General Surgical Staff Nurse, Charge Position
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Administered quality patient care, oversaw the smooth functioning of the unit and functioned as a
resource person for the other staff nurses. Also served on the Nurse Practice Committee and the
Nursing Documentation Task Force.

Loma Linda University, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Hawkeye Community College, Registered Nurse First Assistant Program

CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
CPSN (Certified Plastic Surgical Nurse)

Board of Registered Nursing, CA - RN 363130

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses
Association of Operating Nurses - Special Assembly for RNFA's
Image Reborn

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