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Body Contouring and Liposuction (2013).
J. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS, Mark L. Jewell, Dirk Richter and Carlos Oscar

Uebel, M.D., Ph.D. From fat grafts and liposuction through total body lift following massive weight loss surgery, full-color photos and procedural videos show you exactly how to proceed, step by step, and achieve gratifying results.

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0544-3

Clinics in Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery after Weight Loss

January 2019- Volume 64- Number 1 - Chapter: Patient Evaluation and Surgical Staging by Jennifer Capla

ISSN 0094-1298

Operative Techniques in Plastic Surgery

Chapter 16- Circumferential Body Lift / Chapter 22- Arm Lift

ISBN 9781496339508


Dr. Capla has authored and co-authored numerous articles for various medical journals ranging from Nature Medicine and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.

Complete List of Journals

Capla JM, Dunn RM, Gusenoff J, Hansen J, Hunstad J, Polynice A, Schoeller T, Walgenbach K, Rubin JP. A prospective, randomized study to evaluate dermal closure with an absorbable barbed suture as compared to a conventional absorbable suture: Interim analysis. Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2011 Sept; 213(3): S94

Capla JM, Rubin JP. Discussion: Prospective clinical study reveals significant reduction in triglyceride level and white blood cell could after liposuction and abdominoplasty and no change tin cholesterol levels. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2011 Sept; 128(3):198e-200e.

Capla JM, Rubin JP. Discussion: Randomized Sham-Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of a High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound Device for Noninvasive Body Sculpting. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2011 Jul; 128(1):263-4.

Capla JM, Michaels J, Ceradini DJ, Levine JP, Saadeh P. Treatment of metachronous lower extremity defects with delay and splitting of a previously advanced reverse sural artery flap. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2010 Dec; 126(6):322e-323e.

Jensen JN, Capla JM, Bhatt KA, McCarthy JG. Uniaxial Load-Dependent Changes in Gene Expression in Osteoblast-Populated Collagen Lattices. (Recipient of Spiessel Grant 2002-2003).

Bhatt KA, Chang EI, Warren SM, Lin SE, Bastidas N, Ghali S, Thibboneir A, Capla JM, McCarthy JG, Gurtner GC. Uniaxial mechanical strain: an in vitro correlate to distraction osteogenesis. J Surg Res. 2007 Dec; 143(2):329-36. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

Capla JM, Grogan RH, Callaghan MJ, Galiano RD, Tepper OM, Ceradini DJ, Gurtner GC. Diabetes Impairs Endothelial Progenitor Cell-Mediated Blood Vessel Formation in Response to Hypoxia. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2007 Jan; 119(1):59-70.

Capla JM, Ceradini DJ, Tepper OM, Callaghan MJ, Bhatt KA, Galiano RD, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Skin graft vascularization involves precisely regulated regression and replacement of endothelial cells through both angiogenesis and vasculogenesis. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2006 Mar; 117(3):836-44.

Cetrulo CL Jr., Knox KR, Brown DJ, Ashinoff RL, Dobryansky M, Ceradini DJ,Capla JM, Chang EI, Bhatt KA, Gurtner GC. Stem cells and distraction osteogenesis: endothelial progenitor cells home to the ischemic generate in activation and consolidation. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2005 Sep 15; 116(4):1053-64; discussion 1065-7.

Tepper OM, Capla JM, Galiano RD, Ceradini DJ, Callaghan MJ, Kleinman ME, Gurtner GC. Adult Vasculogenesis Occurs Through In Situ Recruitment, Proliferation, and Tubulization of Circulating Bone Marrow-Derived Cells. Blood. 2005 Feb 1; 105(3):1068-77. Epub 2004 Sep 23.

Park S, Tepper OM, Galiano RD, Capla JM, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Selective Recruitment of Endothelial Progenitor Cells to Ischemic Tissues with Increased Neovascularization. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. 2004 Jan; 113(1):284-93.

Ceradini DJ, Kulkarni AR, Callaghan MJ, Tepper OM, Bastidias N, Kleinman ME, Capla JM, Galaino RD, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Progenitor Cell Trafficking is Regulated by Hypoxic Gradients Through HIF-1 Induction of SDF-1. Nature Medicine. 2004 Aug; 10(8):858-64. Epub 2004 Jul 4.

Soltanian H, Hazen A, Capla JM, Chang RR, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Breast Reconstruction with Free Tissue Transfer at a City Hospital: A 12-Year Experience. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 2003 Aug (19): 419.

Kleinman, ME, Tepper, OM, Capla JM, Bhatt KA, Ceradini DJ, Galiano RD, Blei F, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Increased Circulating AC133+ CD34+ Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Children with Hemangioma. Lymphatic Research and Biology. 2003; 1(4):301-7.

Tepper OM, Galiano RD, Capla JM, Kalka C, Gagne PJ, Jacobowitz G, Levine JP, Gurtner GC. Human Endothelial Progenitor Cells from Type-II Diabetics Exhibit Impaired Proliferation, Adhesion, and Incorporation into Vascular Structures. Circulation. 2002 Nov 26; 106(22):2781-6.

Feldman H, Capla JM, Wasserman BR, Rey M. A Patient Profile Study of Lipid Metabolism Anomalies in HIV+ Patients Being Treated with Protease Inhibitors in a Major Urban Public Hospital. Report of the Institute of Urban and Global Health to the New York City Department of Health, 2001.


Dr. Capla has presented her research at international conferences and educational platforms such as the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, The New York Academy of Medicine and The American Heart Association.

Complete List of Presentations

“Randomized Study to Evaluate Dermal Closure with an Absorbable Barbed Suture as Compared to a Conventional Absorbable Suture: Interim Analysis.” American College of Surgeons, San Francisco 2011. Capla, JM, Rubin JP.