7025 N.Scottsdale Road #302
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Office : 480-657-7006
Fax : 480-657-7020

 

Toby R Meltzer MD

Toby R Meltzer MD

Dr. Toby Meltzer graduated from LSU Medical School in 1983 and is board certified in both General and Plastic Surgery. An active member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, he started practicing at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1990 and began private practice in 1996 in Portland, Oregon.

In 2003 he moved to Scottsdale, Arizona to expand his practice with privileges at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Campus at the Greenbaum Surgery Center and Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Campus.

Dr. Meltzer performs approximately 200 Genital Reconstruction Surgery (GRS) cases per year.
He performs both MtF and FtM genital reconstruction surgery.
He works with a team for FtM GRS which includes both a Urologist and an OB/Gyn.
In addition, Dr. Meltzer performs Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS) to feminize the face and body as well as standard cosmetic procedures.

 

 

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE

Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
B.S. Biochemistry, 1979

HONORS

Outstanding Student of the College of Chemistry and Physics, 1978, 1979

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Society

Dean’s Committee of Academic Appeals

MEDICAL

Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
M.D., 1983

Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

TRAINING

INTERNSHIP

General Surgery – Charity Hospital of Louisiana
Louisiana State University Department of Surgery
New Orleans, Louisiana
1983-1984

RESIDENCY

General Surgery – Charity Hospital of Louisiana
Louisiana State University Department of Surgery
New Orleans, Louisiana
1984-1988

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1988-1990

FELLOWSHIP

Burn Surgery – Detroit Receiving Hospital
Department of Plastic Surgery
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan
1986-1987

HONORS
Best Fifth Year Resident
Senior Teaching Resident

POSTGRADUATE EXPERIENCE

Assistant Clinical Professor

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon
1996 – Present

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Oregon Health Sciences University

 

Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon
1990-1996

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
1988-1990

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Veterans Administration Medical Center
Portland, Oregon
1990-1995

LICENSURE

Arizona (Active)

California (Active)

Oregon (Active)

Michigan (Inactive)

Louisiana (Inactive)

STAFF PRIVILEGES

HonorHealth Osborn Campus
Scottsdale, Arizona

HonorHealth Shea Campus
Scottsdale, Arizona

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
San Francisco, California

Legacy Health Good Samaritan
Portland, Oregon

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Oregon Medical Association

American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

James D. Rives Surgical Society

Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons
1994-96  Secretary, Treasurer

1996-98  President

BOARD STATUS

Board Certification in General Surgery 5/3/89

Board Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 11/6/92

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER - REVIEWED JOURNALS

The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on the bursting strength and rate of vascularization of skin wounds in the rat
Meltzer TR and Myers MB
American Surgeon, Vol 52, 12:659-662, 1986

Hemostasis parameters and survival in burn patients
Meltzer TR, Miyakawa T, DePoli PA, Sachs R, Faraq A, Mammen EF, Heggers JP,
Robson MCSurgical Forum 38:636-638, 1987

The effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wound sepsis
Phillips LG, Robson MC, Heggers JP, Meltzer TR, Boertman JA, Manavalan K
Australian and New Zealand Burns Bulletin Vol 1, 3:12-13, 1988

DRG-driven change in burn wound management: A success story
Smith, Jr, DJ, Robson MC, Meltzer TR, Smith AA, McHugh TP, Heggers JP
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 82:710-712, 1988

The effect of endogenous skin bacteria on burn wound sepsis
Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K, Smith DJ
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989

A dressing for difficult topography
Phillips LG, Jarlsburg C, Mathoney K, Gracia W, Meltzer TR, Smith DJ, Robson MC: Meshed Biobrane
The Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation, Vol. 11, No. 4:347-351, 1990

The Western Journal of Medicine
Meltzer TR: Basal Cell Carcinoma
Vol. 158, No. 4: 403, April, 1993

The Role of Vascular Pedicle Thrombectomy in Management of Compromised Free Tissue Transfers
Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR
The Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 36, No. 4:360-4 April, 1996

The Management of Unsalvageable Free Flaps
Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 12, No. 4:227-229, May, 1996

A Safe, Reliable Method for Skin Graft Coverage of the Radial Forearm Donor Site
Swift RW, Wheatly MJ and Meltzer TR
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 13, No. 3:471-3, October, 1997

Radial Forearm Free Flap Tracheal Reconstruction after Parastomal Tumor Resection
Wheatley MJ, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 101. No. 5:1342-4, April, 1998

Procedures, Postoperative Care, and Potential Complications of Gender Reassignment for the Primary Care Physician
Takata, LL and Meltzer, TR
Primary Psychiatry, Vol, 7, No. 6:74- 78, June, 2000

Cricothyroid Approximation to Elevate Vocal Pitch in Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Results of Surgery
Yang CY, Palmer AD, Murray KD, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, Vol, 111 (6): 477-85, June 2002

AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine:State of the Art Reviews
Surgical Options in Transgender Youth
Ellie Zara Ley,MD, Toby R Meltzer, MD, Linda L. Takata,BS
Spring 2018 Volume 29 Number 1

ABSTRACTS

 
The effect of hyperbaric oxygen on the bursting strength and rate of vascularization of skin wounds in the rat.

Meltzer TR and Myers MB
Southeastern Surgical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, March, 1986

 DRG-driven change in burn management: A success story.
Smith DJ, Smith AA, Meltzer TR, McHugh TP, Robson MC, Heggers JP
American Association of Plastic Surgery, 66th Annual Meeting,
Nashville, Tennessee, Abstract #29, page 71, May, 1987

 The effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wounds sepsis.
Robson MC, Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Meltzer TR, Boertman JA, Manavalan K
Societe Internationale de Chirugie,
Sydney, Australia, Abstract #1103, page 151, September, 1987

 The effect of endogenous skin bacteria on burn wound sepsis.
Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K, Smith DJ
American Association of Plastic Surgeons  Palm Beach, Florida, April, 1988

Effect of burn care on skin bacteria and burn wound sepsis.
Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Robson MC, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Manavalan K
American Society of Microbiologists, Miami Beach, Florida, Abstract #B83, page 76, May, 1988

Infection rates of burn patients treated on an air-fluidized bed compared with standard bed therapy.
Phillips LG, Heggers JP, Boertman JA, Meltzer TR, Schileru R, Robson MC, Sachs R
Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons Minneapolis, Minnesota, May, 1988

A dressing for difficult topography.
Phillips LG, Jarlesburg C, Matheney K, Gracia W, Meltzer TR, Robson MC: Meshed Biobrane
American Burn Association New Orleans, Louisiana, Abstract #56, 1989

The Role of Vascular Pedicle Thrombectomy in Management of Compromised Free Tissue Transfers 
Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR
The Annals of Plastic Surgery, Vol. 36, No. 4:360-4 April, 1996

The Management of Unsalvageable Free Flaps
Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 12, No. 4:227-229, May, 1996

A Safe, Reliable Method for Skin Graft Coverage of the Radial Forearm Donor Site
Swift RW, Wheatley MJ and Meltzer TR
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 13, No. 3:471-3, October, 1997

Radial Forearm Free Flap Tracheal Reconstruction after Parastomal Tumor Resection
Wheatley MJ, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vol. 101. No. 5:1342-4, April, 1998

Procedures, Postoperative Care, and Potential Complications of Gender Reassignment for the Primary Care Physician
Takata, LL and Meltzer, TR
Primary Psychiatry, Vol, 7, No. 6:74- 78, June, 2000

Cricothyroid Approximation to Elevate Vocal Pitch in Male-to-Female Transsexuals: Results of Surgery
Yang CY, Palmer AD, Murray KD, Meltzer TR, Cohen JI
Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol, Vol, 111 (6): 477-85, June 2002

AM:STARs Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews Surgical Options in Transgender Youth

Ellie Zara Ley,MD, Toby R Meltzer, MD, Linda L. Takata,BS
Spring 2018 Volume 29 Number 1

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