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KEITH LADNER, M.D. FACIAL PLASTIC & RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

Dr. Ladner's Credentials

Dr. Keith Ladner is a Colorado native. He was raised in Boulder, CO, and attended Fairview High School. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Economics and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He returned to Colorado to complete his medical degree at the University of Colorado. Dr. Ladner graduated with honors and was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He continued his medical training by being accepted into the esteemed residency program in Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic Surgery at the University of North Carolina. After finishing residency training, he was 1 of 37 surgeons in the country accepted into a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship. He completed advanced training to focus solely on the face. He trained under world-renowned surgeon Dr. Edward Farrior, in Tampa, FL. Dr. Ladner also served as faculty in the Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of South Florida. As faculty, he stayed current with new innovative techniques and taught resident physicians facial plastic surgery procedures and techniques. Dr. Ladner is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). He carries the distinct honor of being double board-certified by both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Ladner is an active member of the community, volunteering his time whenever possible. As a member of the Denver Sky High Rotary Club and corporate sponsor of the Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce, he is continually serving the local community. In addition to his local involvement, Dr. Ladner also helps lead surgical mission trips to third world countries. Most recently, he has traveled to Haiti and Vietnam to perform craniofacial and reconstructive surgeries. He speaks fluent Spanish due to time spent abroad in both Mexico and Spain and welcomes Spanish-speaking patients. His work has been extensively published, and he has enjoyed giving back to the educational community through a faculty appointment and multiple guest speaker opportunities. He has presented his research at various locations including Hanoi, Vietnam, Washington, D.C., Gainesville, FL, Naples, FL, Denver, CO, and San Francisco, CA. In his free time, he enjoys a multitude of outdoor activities including skiing, fly-fishing, running, surfing, and hiking.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Farrior Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Center, Tampa, FL
University of South Florida Division of Facial Plastic Surgery, Tampa, FL
American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Fellow

University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery, Resident

University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
Department of Surgery, Intern

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
Alpha Omega Alpha

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Science, Economics
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

  • Colorado Medical Board - Physician License #DR50123
  • Double Board-Certified: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Phi Beta Kappa

PRESENTATIONS

Ladner K, Farrior EH, Gonzalez M. A Comparison of motivational factors in cosmetic facial plastic surgery for North and South America. Annual AAFPRS Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Sept 10, 2011.

Ladner K. The aging face. University of Florida Department of OHNS Grand Rounds. Gainesville, FL. October 22, 2010.

Ladner K. Cutaneous malignancies in Asia. University of Hanoi Department of OHNS Grand Rounds. Hanoi, Vietnam. April 1, 2010.

Ladner K. Cutaneous malignancies and their treatment. University of North Carolina Department of OHNS Grand Rounds. Chapel Hill, NC. March 17, 2010.

Ardeshirpour F, Ladner K, Bryson P, Shores C, Shockley W. The use of ultrasound in defining nasal fractures. Triological Southern Section Meeting. Naples, FL. January 11, 2008.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Ladner K, Farrior EH. Revision rhinoplasty: evaluating the patient and the problem. Advanced Aesthetic Rhinoplasty. 2013; Chapter 69

Farrior E, Ladner K. A retrospective review of the use of autologous platelet gels for rhytidectomy.
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2012 Mar;14(2):83-4.

Ladner K, Farrior EH. Platelet gels and hemostasis in facial plastic surgery. Facial Plastic Surgery. 2011;27(4):308-314.

Ardeshirpour F, Ladner KM, Shores CG, Shockley WW. A preliminary study of the use of ultrasound in defining nasal fractures: Criteria for a confident diagnosis. Ear Nose Throat J. 2013 Oct-Nov;92(10-11):508-12.

Ladner K, Shockley W. Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery resident teaching module: hair restoration. American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2008

Carroll T, Ladner K, Meyers AD. Alternative surgical dissection techniques. Otolaryngology Clinics of North America. 2005 Apr; 38(2):397-411.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Ke Nou Haitian Mission- Fond Parisien, Haiti

S.C.A.R.S.- Skin Cancer Assistance for Reconstructive Surgery - Denver, CO

Building People to Build a Nation - Hanoi, Vietnam

Stout Street Homeless Clinic - Denver, CO

Project Cure - Denver, CO

Denver Sky High Rotary Club Member- Denver, CO

Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce Corporate Sponsor- Denver CO

LANGUAGES

  • English and Spanish

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

  • Skiing, running, surfing, golf, fly fishing, reading, travel to Spanish-speaking countries
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