Specialties

Plastic Surgery (Board certified since 2003)

Facial Plastic Surgery

At a Glance

  • 2004 Started practicing
  • 13 Years experience
  • 2 OFFICE LOCATIONS
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Losken

Albert Losken, M.D., Hamm Professor of Surgery, is the Program Director of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Emory University where he has taught since 2002. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Losken specializes in reconstructive and aesthetic surgery with an emphasis on breast, body contouring and facial aesthetics. He has published well over 150 articles on various surgical topics, especially breast reconstruction techniques. In addition to writing numerous book chapters, Dr. Losken has edited three text books, including New Techniques in Partial Breast Reconstruction--The Oncoplastic Approach, and Advances in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. He currently reviews several manuscripts; among them are: Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Annals of Plastic Surgery, and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. His expertise has earned Dr. Losken invitations to speak at national and international conferences such as the Atlanta Breast Symposium, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Breast Panel, and the International Conference on Plastic Surgery at the Red Sea and in Australia.

Dr. Losken has garnered special recognition for his contributions to the field of plastic surgery: his peers voted him one of Atlanta’s Top Doctors, and he has been named Teacher of the Year at Emory three times, most recently in 2012. He is also an Honorary Clinical Tutor for the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

In addition to his clinical work at Emory, Dr. Losken is Program Director for the plastic surgery training program and former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston; and the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

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My Clinical Interests

  • abdominoplasty
  • aesthetics
  • body contouring
  • breast cancer/tumors
  • breast reconstruction
  • breast surgery
  • cosmetic surgery
  • cysts
  • endoscopy
  • eye trauma
  • facelift
  • facial rejuvenation
  • facial surgery
  • head & neck cancer
  • hernia
  • laser surgery
  • lower extremity reconstruction
  • maxillofacial reconstruction
  • melanoma
  • microsurgery
  • microvascular surgery
  • neuropathic pain
  • Pilondial Cyst
  • skin cancer
  • skin cancer surgery
  • Subaceous Cysts
  • weight loss reconstruction
  • wound care

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgery

Georgia Surgical Society

Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery

Southeastern Surgical Society

Languages spoken

  • German

Honors & Awards

Teacher of the Year
Emory Division of Plastic Surgery, 2003

Major Publications

Losken A, Dugal CS, Styblo TM, Carlson GW. A Meta-Analysis Comparing Breast Conservation Therapy Alone to the Oncoplastic Technique. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Mar 13

Losken A, Duggal CS, Desai KA, McCullough MC, Gruszynski MA, Carlson GW. Time to completion of nipple reconstruction: What factors are involved? Ann Plast Surg. 2013 May;70(5):530-2

Losken A, Zenn MR, Hammel JA, Walsh MW, Carlson GW. Assessment of zonal perfusion using intraoperative angiography during abdominal flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Apr;129(4):618e-24e

Moyer HR, Losken A. Predicting mastectomy skin flap necrosis with indocyanine green angiography: the gray area defined. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 May;129(5):1043-8

Duggal CS, Metcalfe D, Sackeyfio R, Carlson GW, Losken A. Patient Motivations for choosing post mastectomy breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 May;70(5):574-80

Locations & Appointments

2 Office Location(s)

1

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Fl 9
Atlanta, GA 30308
  • 404-686-8143
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2

Emory Aesthetic Center

3200 Downwood Cir NW
Ste 640
Atlanta, GA 30327
  • 404-778-6880
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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4

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

RESIDENCY

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Professional Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgery

Georgia Surgical Society

Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgery

Southeastern Surgical Society

Languages spoken

  • German

Honors & Awards

Teacher of the Year
Emory Division of Plastic Surgery, 2003

Major Publications

Losken A, Dugal CS, Styblo TM, Carlson GW. A Meta-Analysis Comparing Breast Conservation Therapy Alone to the Oncoplastic Technique. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Mar 13

Losken A, Duggal CS, Desai KA, McCullough MC, Gruszynski MA, Carlson GW. Time to completion of nipple reconstruction: What factors are involved? Ann Plast Surg. 2013 May;70(5):530-2

Losken A, Zenn MR, Hammel JA, Walsh MW, Carlson GW. Assessment of zonal perfusion using intraoperative angiography during abdominal flap breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Apr;129(4):618e-24e

Moyer HR, Losken A. Predicting mastectomy skin flap necrosis with indocyanine green angiography: the gray area defined. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 May;129(5):1043-8

Duggal CS, Metcalfe D, Sackeyfio R, Carlson GW, Losken A. Patient Motivations for choosing post mastectomy breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 May;70(5):574-80