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Skin Grafts

In this lecture, Dr. Ratner discusses the indications, techniques, postoperative management and complications of full thickness skin grafts, split thickness skin grafts, composite grafts, and free cartilage grafts.

Desiree Ratner, MD
Désirée Ratner, MD is the Director of Dermatologic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the George Henry Fox Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She earned her medical doctorate at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and did her residency training in dermatology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She completed two years of fellowship training in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery with Dr. Donald Grande at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA and the New England Medical Center in Boston. Her interests include cutaneous oncology, reconstructive surgery, and the uses of digital photography in dermatology.