Facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Christian Conderman, MD, who joined the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in 2015, was elected secretary-treasurer of the Houston Society of Otolaryngology at the organization’s May meeting. Dr. Conderman was recruited to Memorial Hermann and UTHealth to expand the maxillofacial trauma program at the Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Emergency Department and build a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery service at the hospital. He holds a concurrent appointment as assistant professor at UTHealth’s McGovern Medical School.
Dr. Conderman received his medical degree at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Following graduation, he completed his residency in otolaryngology at the University of California-Irvine Medical Center and a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship with renowned facial plastic surgeon Russell Kridel, MD , at McGovern Medical School.
Dr. Conderman is the coauthor of chapters on upper-lid blepharoplasty in Synopsis of Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, as well as rib-grafting for rhinoplasty in Master Techniques in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery. He recently coauthored a chapter on liposuction of the face and neck in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In addition, he is the coauthor of research published in The Laryngoscope and other peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include clinical outcomes in functional and cosmetic rhinoplasty, correction of secondary defects following trauma reconstruction and analysis of face-lifting techniques.