Dr. Ashley Lentz's CV

Ashley Lentz, M.D.

Bridget Kelly, PA-C

Education

Pediatric Plastic Surgery Fellowship
Northshore University Health System
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Bruce S. Bauer, MD
2010 to 2011

 

Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Florida
Department of Surgery
2007 to 2010

 

General Surgery Residency
University of Florida
Department of Surgery
2002 to 2007

 

Medical Doctorate
University of Florida
College of Medicine
1998 to 2002

 

Masters in Nutritional Sciences
University of Florida
College of Agriculture
1997 to 1998

 

Bachelor of Sciences in Biology
Double Major, Art History
Emory University
1992 to 1996

 

Dana Hall School
Wellesley, Massachusetts
1989 to 1992

 

Current Position

Lentz Plastic Surgery Private Practice
1265 West Granada Boulevard, Ste 3
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
2016-present

Professional Experience

President, Interplast South Inc
Honduran Medical Mission Work
2015-present

 

Co-Director, Craniofacial Clinic
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
2014-Sept 2016

 

Administrative Chief Resident
Department of Surgery
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
2009-2010

 

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Surgery
Florida State College of Medicine
Daytona Beach, FL
2016-present

 

Assistant Professor of Surgery
2011-2016
Assistant Program Director Plastic Surgery Residency
2014-2016
Co-director Craniofacial Clinic
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
2014-2016

 

Veterans Administration Medical Center
Staff Physician, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Gainesville, FL
2010-2013

 

Other Positions and Employment

Research Coordinator
Jacques Caldwell, MD
Daytona Beach, FL
1996-1997

 

Certification and Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
April 2020
November 2011

 

American Board of Surgery
September 2007

 

Florida Board of Medicine
2005-present

 

Professional Memberships and Activities

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Board of Trustees
Resident Abstract Review Committee
Advanced Media Promotion Committee
2012-present
2023-present
2014-present
2014-2016

 

Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
Board of Trustees
2018-present
2022-present

 

Volusia County Medical Society
2016-present

 

Florida CARES faculty reviewer for the state of Florida
2015-2016

 

American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association
2013-2016

 

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
2012-present

 

Florida Cleft Palate Association
President
Vice-President
Secretary
Executive Board Member
2011-present
2016-2017
2014-2015
2011-2013
2011-2016

 

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Active Membership
Candidate for Membership
2012-present
July 2007-2012

 

American College of Surgeons,
Fellow of the American College
Residency Education Committee
Candidate Group
2012-present
2004-2011
2003-2011

 

Florida Medical Association
1998-2010

 

Florida Medical Political Action Committee
1998-2010

 

Medical Mission Work

Cleft Surgery Mission Work

San Pedro Sula, Honduras (Interplast South Inc.)
May 2024 pending
May 2023
May 2022
May 2021
January 2020
May 2019
September 2018
September 2017
February 2017
August 2016
February 2016
August 2015
February 2015
August 2014
February 2014
February 2013
August 2012
April 2012
February 2011
February 2010

 

Santiago, Guatemala (Global Smile Foundation)
November 2015
November 2014
November 2013
November 2012

 

San Salvador, El Salvador (Global Smile Foundation)
January 2015

Honors and Awards

Faculty, University of Florida, Department of Surgery, Division Plastic Surgery

Exemplary Teachers Award
2015-2016
2014-2015
2013-2014
2012-2013
2012-2013
2011-2012

 

Residency, University of Florida, Department of Surgery

Outstanding Resident Teaching Award
2007

 

Florida Surgical Society, Annual Meeting
Third Place in Resident Paper competition
2004

 

Ray Beirstadt Outstanding Intern Award
2003

 

University of Florida, College of Medicine

Dr. Robert R. Donahoe Memorial General Surgery Award
2002

 

Physicians for Social Responsibility
President of the Student Section
1999-2000

 

Medical College Counsel
College Representative
1999-2000

 

Class of 2002
Finance Chair
1998 to 2000

 

Emory University

Varsity Women’s Soccer
Captain
Partin Sportsmanship Award
1992-1996
1995-1996

 

Department of Art History
Paper of the Year, Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty
1995

Committee Assignments and Administrative Services

Faculty, University of Florida, Department of Surgery

Advisor for Medical Shadow Day
Alachua County Medical Society
2016

 

Associate Program Director
University of Florida Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2012-2016

 

Re-accreditation Committee Member
University of Florida General Surgery Residency
2014

 

University of Florida Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Student Clerkship Contact
2012-2016

 

Medical Student Admissions Committee
University of Florida
2011-2014

 

Residency, University of Florida, Department of Surgery

Surgery Education Committee
2005-2008

 

Surgery Clerkship Committee
2002-2008

 

Educational Activities

University of Florida, Residency Programs

Plastic Surgery Residency
Associate Program Director
Didactic course lecturer
Curriculum Director
Administer oral exam three times per academic year
Intra-operative educator
2012-2016
2012-2016
2012-2016
2012-2016t
2012-2016

 

Oral Maxillofacial Surgical Residents
Didactic lecturer and mentor
Intra-operative educator
2012-2016
2012-2016
2012-2016

 

Organized a fresh cadaver lab
University of Florida Residents in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
November 2015
April 2014

 

Department of Surgery Education Retreat
Small Group Leader: “Improving Teaching and Learning in Surgery: Faculty
Roles and Responsibilities.”
September 2015

 

University of Florida, College of Medicine

Surgical Society Interest Group
Panel Member for Surgeons
December 2015

 

Medical Student Surgery Clerkship
Didactic lecturer on wound healing every eight weeks
Suture lab course director every eight weeks
Small group leader two months per academic year
Administer oral exam three times per academic year
2013-2016
2013-2016
2013-2016
2013-2016
2013-2016

 

Medical Student Research Program Advisor
Jaclyn Smith
Kelly Palmer
2013
2015

 

University of Florida Faculty Advisor
Rachel Cohen-Shohet , Plastic Surgery Resident
Russell Hawkins, General Surgery Resident
Joseph Campbell, General Surgery Resident
Devon Gillespie, General Surgery Intern
2015-2016
2014-2016
2012-2014
2012-2014

 

University of Florida Physician Undergraduate Shadowing Course MDU 4004
Daniela Lusardi
Josiane Joseph
Zachary Gillespie
Summer 2015
Spring 2013
Fall 2012

 

University of Florida Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Course II NGR 6243 Faculty Advisor
Alyssa Karow
Jodi Hooker Toskich
Spring 2016
Summer 2015

 

Medical Student Advisor
Jacob Burns
Jillian McLaughlin
Jaclyn Smith
Lauren VanEldik
2015-2016
2013-2014
2012-2014
2011-2012

 

Medical Student Clinical Preceptor
Jason Satterfield, first year medical student
2013

 

Grants and Contract Awards

Synthes CMF
– Unrestricted grant for Maxillofacial Reconstruction course
– UF Plastic Surgery Resident.
$1850.00 in 2014
$1950.00 in 2012

 

Biomet Microfixation, Jacksonville, FL
– Instrument Grant for Honduran Medical Mission through Interplast South, Inc.
August 2012

 

MAP International
– Suture Grant for Honduran Medical Mission through Interplast South, Inc.
June 2013
February 2012
August 2013

 

Editorial Board Appointments

Annals of Plastic Surgery
Invited Reviewer of the Journal
2012-present

 

Abstracts and Presentations

Oral Presentations

*Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
64th Annual Scientific Meeting, “Body Contouring“
June 2021

 

*William Middleton Veterans Hospital,Treatment of Orofacial Defects Course
“Cleft Lip and Palate Care”
Jan 2021

 

*Oncology/Hematology Symposium, “Breast Cancer Reconstruction”
Halifax Hospital, Daytona Beach, FL
Sept 2018

 

*Current Trends in Oncology Care Symposium 2017
Breast Cancer: A Patient’s Journey
Nov 2017

 

Department of Surgery Research Day Faculty Mentor for Podium Presentation
Rachel Cohen-Shohet, MD,
“Congenital EarLlobule Clefts: A simplified operative repair”
Feb 2016

 

Brad Nesmith, MD
“Case report of an intrathoracic breast implant”
Sept 2018

 

Kelly Palmer, MS3
“Outcomes of Inpatient versus Outpatient Cleft Lip Repair”
Nov 2017

 

College of Medicine Research Day Faculty Mentor to Kelly Palmer
“Outcomes of Inpatient versus Outpatient Cleft Lip Repair”
Feb 2016

 

Department of Surgery Research Day Faculty Mentor to Sarah Fernandez, MD
“Tongue-Lip Adhesion as Primary Treatment of Airway Obstruction in
Pierre-Robin Sequence”
April 2015

 

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Florida
“The Upside of Failure”
January 2015

 

*Nevus Outreach 2014, Dallas, Texas.
To Operate or Not? Management of the Congenital Melanocytic Nevus.
July 2014

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 56th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Hydrodissection of DIEP perforators in Sprague Dawley Rats. Podium Presentation.
June 2014

 

*Florida Cleft Palate Association
“Velopharyngeal Incompetence”
January 2014

 

*University of Florida Guest lecturer. Introduction to Health Professions during the Spring term.
Foreign Travel and Surgery
April 2013

 

*Department of Surgery Woodward Society Guest Speaker, University of Florida
“The Highlights and Challenges of Foreign Travel and Surgery”.
March 2013

 

*Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, University of Florida
“Congenital Melanocytic Nevus”
September 2012

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 55th Annual Scientific Meeting.
Cadaveric Study of the Posterior Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap: A novel flap for reconstruction of pharyngeal defects and velopharyngeal insufficiency.
June 2012

 

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Florida
“Retained Surgical Items: Your Myths, Legal Reality and Patient Outcomes”
June 2012

 

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Florida
“Reconstructive Challenges in Pediatric Plastic Surgery”
August 2011

 

*Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, University of Florida
“Maxillofacial Trauma”
December 2010

 

Posters

American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association
National Survey Studying the Psychosocial Benefits of Residential Camp on
Craniofacial Patients
April 2016

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 56th Annual Scientific Meeting
Retrospective Review of Peri-operative Antibiotics, Post-Operative Infection and Fistulas in Cleft Palate Surgery in a University Based Craniofacial Center.
Shark Attack: Analysis of 208 cases using Shark Induced Trauma Scale.
June 2014
June 2014
May 2014

 

Medical Student Research Day University of Florida
Third Place for Student Mentor Project
The Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cleft Lip Repair.
June 2013

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 56th Annual Scientific Meeting,
A Plastic Surgeon’s Algorithm for Repair of Ruptured Omphalocele: A Case Report and Review of Literature.
Use of Collagenase as an Alternative to Surgical Debridement in a Neonate with Deep Tissue Injury: A Case Report.
Anatomical Study of the Posterior Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap For The Treatment of Oroantral / Oronasal Fistulas and Septal Perforations.
June 2013
June 2013

 

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
“Velopharyngeal Incompetence Inhalational Study.”
June 2010

 

Southeastern Surgical Congress, Savannah, Georgia.
Lentz AK and Cance WG, MD. “Profound hypocalcemia due to acute reversal of thyrotoxic osteodystrophy: A potentially life-threatening complication after thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease.”
February 2007

 

Florida Surgical Society, Key West, Florida.
Lentz AK, Coco D, Cendan JC. “Spontaneous splenic rupture in a collegiate athlete: Management and recommendations for return to activity.”
June 2004

 

* invited talk
** meetings that I helped to organize

Publications

Jillian M. McLaughlin, M.D, Justine M. Pierson, M.S, Jaclyn A. Smith B.S.,
Ashley K. Lentz, MD
“The Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Cleft Lip Repair”. Annals of Plastic
Surgery accepted for publication Jan 2016.

Edward M. Kobraei, MD, Ashley K. Lentz, MD, Kyle R. Eberlin, MD, Nadine
Hachach-Haram, BSc (Hons), MBBS, and Usama S. Hamdan, MD
“Macrostomia: A practical guide for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons”
Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2016; 27:118-123.

A case of a Giant Borderline Phyllodes Tumor Early in Pregnancy Treated with Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction
The Breast Journal

Can This Resident Be Saved? Identification and Early Intervention for Struggling Residents.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, November 2014, Volume 219, Issue 5, Pages 1088–1095.

Carlos M. Rivera-Serrano, MD, Ashley K. Lentz, MD, Carlos Pinheiro-Neto, MD,Carl H. Snyderman, MD “Cadaveric Study of the Posterior Pedicle Nasoseptal Flap: A Novel Flap for Reconstruction of Pharyngeal Defects and Velopharyngeal Insufficiency” Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Nov;132(5):1269-75.

Advanced Cosmetic Otoplasty: Art, Science, and New Clinical Techniques. Chapter, Revision Otoplasty.

Ashley K. Lentz, M.D., Christina M. Plikaitis, M.D. and Bruce S. Bauer, M.D. “Understanding the Unfavorable Result after Otoplasty: An Integrated Approach to Correction.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 128:536, 2011.

Grab and Smith Book Chapter, 7th Edition.
“Tissue Expansion”, accepted for publication January 2011.

Lentz AK, Burgess GH, Perrin K, Brown JA, Mozingo DW, Lottenberg L “Mortality and Management of 96 Shark Attacks and Development of a Shark Bite Severity Scoring System.” The American Surgeon, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp.101-106. January 2010.

Lentz AK, Feezor RJ. “Principles of Immunology.” Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 18; 2003, 451-460.

Stechmiller JK, Lentz A, Bender BS, Hoffinger R, Langkamp-Henken B. “Arginine vs. Protein Supplementation in HIV-Infected Men.” Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 16; 2001, 158-164.

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