Dr. Taliah Schmitt: Credentials, Awards & Publications

Dr. Taliah Schmitt is a board-certified plastic surgeon, registered with the French Conseil de l'ordre des médecins (registration number 75/79616) and holds Full Registration as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist Registration in Plastic Surgery with the UK's General Medical Council under the number 747876.


  • MD degree
  • Board certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Degree from the French College of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Degree in General Surgery
  • French National Academy of Medicine Award Winner
  • French National Academy of Surgery Award Winner
  • Degree in Microsurgery
  • Degree in Plastic Surgery Anatomy Diplomée du DIU d’Anatomie Appliquée à la Chirurgie Plastique
  • Degree in Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Master's degree in Surgical Sciences
  • Former Fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford Univerity, California, USA
  • Receiver of a Grant from the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale


  • Joseph H. Boyes Award - American Associaton for Surgery of the Hand
  • Prix Dubreuil Laborie - Académie Nationale de Chirurgie
  • Prix de la société des Eaux Minérales d’Evian les Bains - Académie Nationale de Médecine


  • Lower Body Lift in the Massive Weight Loss Patient: A New Classification and Algorithm for Gluteal Augmentation.
    Schmitt T, Jabbour S, Makhoul R, Noel W, Reguesse AS, Levan P.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Mar;141(3):625-636. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004178.
  • Response to "The Association of Progressive Tension Sutures and Drains Seems to Decrease the Drainage Output and Seroma Formation in Abdominoplasty".
    Jabbour S, Makhoul R, Awaida C, Levan P, Schmitt T, Nasr M.
    Aesthet Surg J. 2017 Sep 1;37(8):NP96-NP97. doi: 10.1093/asj/sjx101. No abstract available.
  • When love becomes eternal: Two embedded rings, a case report.
    Reguesse AS, Szwebel JD, Schmitt T, Levan P.
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet. 2017 Feb;62(1):109-112. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2016.03.008. Epub 2016 May 5. French.
  • Human flexor tendon tissue engineering: in vivo effects of stem cell reseeding.
    Schmitt T, Fox PM, Woon CY, Farnebo SJ, Bronstein JA, Behn A, Pham H, Chang J.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Oct;132(4):567e-76e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e3182a033cf.
  • New concepts and technologies in reconstructive hand surgery.
    Schmitt T, Talley J, Chang J.
    Clin Plast Surg. 2012 Oct;39(4):445-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2012.07.013. Epub 2012 Aug 30. Review.
  • Augmentation of human tendon healing using an injectable tendon hydrogel in a rat achilles tendon model.
    Kim MY, Farnebo SJ, Woon CY, Schmitt T, Pham H, Chang J.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May;133(5):645e-53e. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000000106.
  • Decellularized tendon-bone composite grafts for extremity reconstruction: an experimental study.
    Farnebo S, Woon CY, Bronstein JA, Schmitt T, Lindsey D, Pham H, Castillo AB, Chang J.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan;133(1):79-89. doi: 10.1097/01.prs.0000436823.64827.a0
  • Design and characterization of an injectable tendon hydrogel: a scaffold for guided tissue regeneration in the musculoskeletal system.
    Farnebo S, Woon CY, Schmitt T, Joubert LM, Kim M, Pham H, Chang J.
    Tissue Eng Part A. 2013 Dec 17.
  • Decellularized human tendon-bone grafts for composite flexor tendon reconstruction: a cadaveric model of initial mechanical properties.
    Fox PM, Farnebo S, Lindsey D, Chang J, Schmitt T, Chang J.
    J Hand Surg Am. 2013 Sep 19. doi:pii: S0363-5023(13)01130-1. 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.08.092.
  • Physicochemical decellularization of composite flexor tendon-bone interface grafts.
    Bronstein JA, Woon CY, Farnebo S, Behn AW, Schmitt T, Pham H, Castillo AB, Chang J.
    Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jul;132(1):94-102. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0b013e318290f5fc.
  • Human flexor tendon tissue engineering: revitalization of biostatic allograft scaffolds.
    Woon CY, Farnebo S, Schmitt T, Kraus A, Megerle K, Pham H, Yan X, Gambhir SS, Chang J.
    Tissue Eng Part A. 2012 Dec;18(23-24):2406-17. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2012.0152. Epub 2012 Jul 30
  • Breast repaired by silicone implant. Case report of necrobiosis lipoidica.
    Azoulay B, Bosque T, Burin des Roziers B, Daoud G, Cartier S. Ann Chir Plast Esthet.
    2012 Feb;57(1):79–82.