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Hand, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgeon:

Expertise in upper/lower limb reconstruction, pediatric microsurgery, and vascular repair.

Leadership & Program Development:

Established new divisions in plastic surgery, hand & microsurgery, and complex wound care.

Pediatric Microsurgery Specialist:

Broad experience in reconstructing soft tissue/bony defects and vascular repairs in children.

Active Researcher & Educator:

Lectures and publishes research on congenital limb disorders, pediatric microsurgery, and pediatric vascular surgery.

Current Positions:

Chief of Pediatric Hand & Microsurgery at UCLA Medical Center and Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children.


General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Hand Surgery. Board examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Executive Education:

Pursuing W.P. Carey Executive MBA at ASU to further leadership and healthcare administration skills.

Education and Certifications

Medical School

W.P. Carey Executive MBA Program, Arizona State University (2022–2024)

Arizona State University Physician Executive Leadership Program (2017–2018)

Arizona State University Health Solutions Executive Education (2016-2017)

University of Illinois at Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1998)


General Surgery Internship: University of Michigan, June 2002June 2003


UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery, Dallas, TX, July 2007–June 2009

University of Michigan Health Systems Department of General Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI, July 2003–June 2007


UT Southwestern Department of Plastic Surgery, Dallas, TX, July 2009–June 2010

Board Certification

Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery, 2012, Recertified 2020

American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomat 2011, Recertified 2020

American Board of Surgery, Diplomat 2008, Recertified 2018, 2020, 2022

Mission Trips



TEXAS SCOTTISH RITE HOSPITAL, “Hands Down” Family Camp at Camp John Marc in Bosque County, TX (April 2010)

Awards and Recognition

2nd place, Best Clinical Paper, Texas Society of Plastic Surgery (November, 2008)

Robert H. Bartlett, M.D. Teaching Award (2007) – Presented to one graduating chief resident for excellence in teaching as voted by the residents of the University of Michigan general surgery program.

Arnold Coran, M.D. Teaching Award – Senior Resident (2006 and 2007) – Presented to one senior resident in the general surgery division yearly for excellence in teaching as voted by the M3 class.

Galen’s Bronze Beeper Award (2006 and 2007) – Fourteen residents at University of Michigan chosen for excellence in teaching annually by the M3 and M4 classes.

Galen’s Golden Beeper Award (2006) – One male and one female University of Michigan resident chosen annually as an outstanding teacher by the M3 and M4 classes.

Who’s Who Among American Colleges & Universities, Medical Student (Spring 2002)

Recipient of General Assembly Scholarship, (Academic Year 2000-2001)

Condit Fellowship - Carle Hospital, Urbana, IL (Summer 1999)

Honorable Mention: Student Research Competition, American Mosquito Control Association

Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada (Spring 1998)

Undergraduate Howard Hughes Research Fellowships (Spring 1995, Fall 1995, Spring 1996)

Dean’s List (Fall 1993, Fall 1996, Fall 1997)


  1. Danielle Raikar BS, Max Shrout MD, Alanna Rebecca MD MBA, Timothy Schaub MD. Pediatric

  2. Orthoplastic Surgery, Seminars in Plastic Surgery (accepted Dec 2022)

  3. Raphael H Parrado, MD1, Lukas Foster MD1, Megan Gilbert, CPNP-AC1, Nellie Movtchan, MD2, Lois Sayrs, Ph. D1, Emily Khoury RN MNA1, Wassim Ballan, MD3, Timothy Schaub, MD4 Clinical Characteristic and Treatment Patterns of Open Hand Fracturs in the Pediatric Population (Accepted, Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Dec. 2022)

  4. Garrison Leach BS, Lacey Pflibsen MD, Ruth Bristol, MD, Melinda Mabee, PA-C, Diana Almader- Douglas, MLS, Timothy Schaub, MD. Keystone Island Perforator Flap for Meningomyelocoele Reconstruction: Restrospective and Systematic Review. Accepted for publication in PRS GO

  5. Pflibsen LR, Teven CM, Lundberg JN, Mabee MK, Garvey EM, Davenport KP, Hammond JB, Schaub TA. Composite Anterolateral Thigh and Fascia Lata Free Flap for Abdominal and Groin Reconstruction in a Pediatric Patient. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021 Oct 4;9(10):e3837

  6. Garrison Leach BS, Lacey Pflibsen MD, Ruth Bristol, MD, Melinda Mabee, PA-C, Diana Almader- Douglas, MLS, Timothy Schaub, MD. Keystone Island Perforator Flap for Meningomyelocoele Reconstruction: Restrospective and Systematic Review. (Submitted for review, 2021)

  7. Youn S, Esparza M, Schaub T, Belthur MV. Art and Pediatric Orthopaedics: Ribera, an Artist for the Downtrodden. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Sep 9.

  8. Weidler EM, Grimsby G, Garvey E, Zwayne N, Chawla R, Hernandez J, Schaub T, Rink R, van Leeuwen K. Evolving indications for surgical intervention in patients with differences/disorders of sex development: Implications of deferred reconstruction. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery, Volume 29, Issue 3, 2020.

  9. Singh J, Row D, Schaub T, Zeitouni NC. A Novel, Multidisciplinary Approach in the Treatment of Perianal Paget Disease. Dermatol Surg. 2018 Dec;44(12):1653-1655

  10. Walton, Mollie, BS; Schaub, Timothy A. MD. Pollicization for Hypoplastic Thumb. Plastic Surgery Education Network, December 2017.

  11. Sugg, Kristoffer B. MD; Schaub, Timothy A. MD; Concannon, Matthew J. MD; Cederna, Paul S. MD; Brown, David L. MD. The Reverse Superficial Sural Artery Flap for Complex Lower Extremity and Foot Reconstruction: Revisited and Refined. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2015 Sep 22;3(9):e519.

  12. Janis JE, Hatef DA, Hagan R, Schaub T, Liu JH, Thakar H, Bolden KM, Heller JB, KurkjianTJ. Anatomy of the supratrochlear nerve: implications for the surgical treatment of migraine headaches. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Apr;131(4):743-50.

  13. Trussler AP, Schaub TA, Byrd HS. Endoscopic management of the difficult lower eyelid: a review of 300 cases. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Sep;130(3):690-9.

  14. Graham DW, Heller J, Kurkjian TJ, Schaub TS, Rohrich RJ. Brow lift in facial rejuvenation: a systematic literature review of open versus endoscopic techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov;128(5):1151

  15. Schaub T, Bidic S. Chapter 16: Infections of the Hand, in Chang J (Ed.): Neligan, Plastic Surgery 3 rd Ed., 2011.

  16. Janis JE, Hatef DA, Reece EM, McCluskey PD, Schaub TA, Guyuron B. Neurovascular compression of the greater occipital nerve: implications for migraine headaches. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec;126(6):1996-2001.

  17. Schaub TA, Ahmad J, Rohrich RJ. Capsular contracture with breast implants in the cosmetic patient: saline versus silicone--a systematic review of the literature. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dec;126(6):2140-9.

  18. Janis JE, Hatef DA, Thakar H, Reece EM, McCluskey PD, Schaub TA, Theivagt C, Guyuron B. The zygomaticotemporal branch of the trigeminal nerve: Part II. Anatomical variations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Aug;126(2):435-42.

  19. Wong C, Saint-Cyr M, Mojallal A, Schaub T, Bailey SH, Myers S, Brown S,Rohrich RJ. Perforasomes of the DIEP Flap: Vascular Anatomy of the Lateral Versus Medial Row Perforators and Clinical Implications. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Mar;125(3):772-82.

  20. Bidic SM, Schaub T. Selected Readings in Plastic Surgery: Hand IV: Extensor Tendons, Dupuytren’s Disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. Tenth Edition, 2010.

  21. Schaub T, K Chung. Systems of provision and delivery of hand care, and its impact on the community. Injury. 2006 Nov;37(11):1066-70.

  22. Upchurch G, T Schaub. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Apr 1;73(7):1198-204.

  23. Schaub T, G Upchurch. Posterior Knee Dislocation – Popliteal Artery Injury. In: Upchurch G (ed.), Clinical Scenarios in Vascular Surgery. Philadelphia, Lippincott & Williams 2005, pp 326-330.

  24. Schaub TA, Upchurch GR, Jr. Pulsatile abdominal mass. In: Souba W (ed.), ACS Surgery. New York, Web MD Inc. 2005, pp 778-793.

  25. Schaub TA, Upchurch GR, Jr. Pulsatile abdominal mass. In: Souba W (ed.), ACS Surgery. New York, Web MD Inc. 2004, pp 680-95.

  26. Chaudhry V., T. Schaub, B. Bastawrous, R. Pearl, J. Sone, C. Orsay, R. Nelson, M. Prasad, H. Abcarian. Anal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A 15-Year Experience (Abstract). Dis Colon Rectum 2001; 44(4):A25.

  27. Schaub, T., H. Lee, R.J. Novak. Oviposition of Tree-Hole Mosquitoes in Champaign-Urbana (Abstract). The Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 1996. 5(2): 107.