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Joshua Fosnot, MD

Joshua Fosnot, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Fosnot is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2014
  • Surgery, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Body Fat Injection
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Reconstruction with Implants
  • Breast Reconstruction with Tissue
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
  • Eyelid Surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Facial Fat Injection
  • Facial Nerve Grafts
  • Facial Nerve Rejuvenation
  • Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Ductal Carcinoma (IDC)
  • Invasive (Infiltrating) Lobular Carcinoma (ILC)
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Reduction (Gynecomastia)
  • Mohs and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Nose Reconstruction Surgery
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Reconstructive Surgery
  • Tissue Flap Replacement Surgery
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

ACAPS, National American College of Surgeons (ACS), National ASPS, National ASRM, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fosnot is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Butler Paris D, Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Wink Jason D, Chang Benjamin, Fosnot Joshua, Wu Liza C, Serletti Joseph M: Racial and age disparities persist in immediate breast reconstruction: an updated analysis of 48,564 patients from the 2005 to 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgery Quality Improvement Program data sets. American journal of surgery 212 (1): 96-101,2016.

Basta, Marten N; Fischer, John P; Kanchwala, Suhail K; Fosnot, Joshua.: Reply: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Influence of Breast Reconstruction on Subsequent Development of Lymphedema. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 137 (4): 750e-751e,2016.

Fracol Megan E, Basta Marten N, Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Wu Liza C, Serletti Joseph M, Fosnot Joshua: Bilateral Free Flap Breast Reconstruction After Unilateral Radiation: Comparing Intraoperative Vascular Complications and Postoperative Outcomes in Radiated Versus Nonradiated Breasts. Annals of plastic surgery 76 (3): 311-4,2016.

Basta, Marten N; Fox, Justin P; Kanchwala, Suhail K; Wu, Liza C; Serletti, Joseph M; Kovach, Stephen J; Fosnot, Joshua; Fischer, John P.: Complicated breast cancer-related lymphedema: evaluating health care resource utilization and associated costs of management. American Journal of Surgery 211 (1): 133-41,2016.

Basta, Marten N; Fischer, John P; Kanchwala, Suhail K; Silvestre, Jason; Wu, Liza C; Serletti, Joseph M; Tchou, Julia C; Kovach, Stephen J; Fosnot, Joshua.: A Propensity-Matched Analysis of the Influence of Breast Reconstruction on Subsequent Development of Lymphedema. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 136 (2): 134e-143e,2015.

Fosnot Joshua, Fischer John P, Wu Liza C, Serletti Joseph M: The Patient's Perspective on the Effect of Autologous Breast Reconstruction on Lymphedema. Annals of plastic surgery 75 (2): 149-52,2015.

Fischer John P, Basta Marten N, Shubinets Valeriy, Serletti Joseph M, Fosnot Joshua: A Systematic Meta-analysis of Prosthetic-Based Breast Reconstruction in Irradiated Fields With or Without Autologous Muscle Flap Coverage. Annals of plastic surgery 77 (1): 129-34,2014.

Nelson Jonas A, Stransky Carrie A, Fischer John P, Fosnot Joshua, Serletti Joseph M, Wu Liza C: Reexamining free flap breast reconstruction in the community and university setting: is there a difference? Annals of plastic surgery 73 Suppl 2 : S171-4,2014.

Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Yan Chen, Fosnot Joshua, Selber Jesse C, Wu Liza C, Serletti Joseph M, Kanchwala Suhail: The impact of obesity on abdominal wall function after free autologous breast reconstruction. Microsurgery 34 (5): 352-60,2014.

Nelson Jonas A, Fischer John P, Chung Cyndi U, Fosnot Joshua, Selber Jesse C, Serletti Joseph M, Wu Liza C: Preoperative anemia impacts early postoperative recovery following autologous breast reconstruction. Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS 67 (6): 797-803,2014.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 7th Floor South Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7300
Fax: (215) 349-5895
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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