Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, November 14, 2009

(Certificate No. 7766)

Active Member, The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, August 1, 2014 (#39227)

Oregon Board of Medical Examiners, License No. MD23734

Southern Oregon State College, B.S.
Chemistry/Biochemistry 1990-1994

Doctorate of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
School of Medicine, M.D.  Class of 1999

General Surgery Training-Oregon Health and Sciences University
Intern, General Surgery:  June 25, 1999 to June 30, 2000
Resident, General Surgery:  July 1, 2000 to June 30, 2004
Chief Resident, General Surgery:  July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005
*Research, Rural Surgery Training Fellowship: July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003

Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship Training-Oregon Health and Sciences University
Fellow, Hand and Microsurgery:  July 1, 2005 to December 1, 2005

Plastic Surgery Training-Penn State, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Resident:  July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007
Chief Resident:  July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008



July 2002- June 2003
Surgical Assistant, Total hip and knee arthroplasty
James R. Van Horne, M.D. Paragon Orthopedics
702 SW Ramsey Avenue, Suite 112
Grants Pass, Oregon 97527

Locum Tenens Trauma/Emergency General Surgery
December 12, 2005 to May 31, 2006
Pacific Surgical, P.C.
501 North Graham Suite 580
Portland, Oregon 97227 ph (503) 528-0704
Trauma and Emergency General Surgery
Legacy Emanuel Hospital

July, 2008 – February 2010
Plastic Surgeon
Associate, Portland Plastic Surgery, P.C.
1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 610
Portland, Oregon 97210

February 2010- October 2013
Plastic Surgeon
Reconstructive Surgery, Legacy Medical Group
2800 N. Vancouver Ave., Suite 130
Portland, OR. 97227

February 2014 – Present
Plastic Surgeon
North Bend Medical Center Inc.
1900 Woodland Dr.
Coos Bay, OR 97420



M. Hunter, G. Vangelisti, G. Olsen. Chronic Intermittent in-utero Exposure to Morphine: Effects on Respiratory Control in the Neonatal Guinea Pig. Biology of the Neonate 1997; 72: 293-304

G. Vangelisti, M.D., Training in rural surgery: A resident’s perspective. Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons May 2003; vol. 88, Number 5

Rural Surgery Training Program: Curriculum Development and Implementation Rural Surgery Training Program.

“Dabska Tumor. A Case Report and Review.” Manuscript being submitted to The
Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery February 2008.

G. Vangelisti, M.D., J. Holm, D.P.M, Jared Remmers, D.P.M.. “Medial femoral condyle vascularized bone flap in the treatment of the tarsal navicular:” Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery May 2012 Volume 51, page 494-500

Co-developer of the Apex IP Fusion device. FDA approved as of May 2013 Extremity Medical, LLC
Co-developer of a novel arthrodesis implant and technique for the thumb carpalmetacarpal joint of the thumb. Author of “The CarpalFix Thumb CMC Arthrodesis Technique Guide” Extremity Medical, LLC



Free Tissue Transfer in Burn and Complex Wound Management
The American Burn Association
Western Region Burn Conference
October 14, 2011

The Role of Free Tissue Transfer in Diabetic Limb Salvage
The Columbia Wound Care Consortsium
January 2012

Principles and Management of the “Mangled” Upper Extremity
TramuaNet Outreach Conference, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
The Dalles, Oregon
November 2, 2013



A Ten-Year Experience Using The 410 Biodimensional System In Breast
Augmentations. American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Baltimore, MD. 2007

The Smad Signaling Pathway and Fibroblast Populated Collagen Lattice Contraction
The Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting. Valley Forge, PA. 2008

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, November 14, 2009
(Certificate No. 7766)