Meet Our Team

Mark Stalder, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center. He is the Director of Plastic Surgery at University Medical Center and a member of the Cleft and Craniofacial Team at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans. Dr. Stalder completed both his medical degree and plastic surgery residency training at LSU School of Medicine. He completed a comprehensive fellowship at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. He specializes in craniofacial microsurgery, treatment of cleft lip and palate and reconstructive procedures of the face and breast.

Charles Dupin, MD, FACS is the Program Director and Professor of Clinical Surgery with LSU Health Sciences Center. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. Dr. Dupin was involved with the LSU team that developed the perforator flap and has participated in international training courses teaching the use of this technique. He has over 30 years of clinical experience and his primary areas of focus are reconstructive microsurgery and breast surgery. 

Kelly L. Babineaux, MD is Associate Professor of Surgery with LSU Health Sciences Center. She graduated summa cum laude in Biochemistry from LSU in Baton Rouge in 1999 and attended LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans, where she received her medical degree in 2003. She completed a 5-year residency in General Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at Yale University School of Medicine in the Department of Plastic Surgery in 2010. 

Hugo St. Hilaire, MD, DDS, FACS, is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with LSU Health Sciences Center. He received his DDS from McGill University in Montreal and his MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. St. Hilaire completed craniofacial surgery fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Center. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His research interests include epidemiology of craniomaxillofacial trauma, physiology of free tissue transfer and virtual surgical planning.
 
Frank Lau, MD is Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery with LSU Health Science Center. Dr. Lau earned his medical degree with Research Honors from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his internship at the Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Training Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and also completed a residency in  Combined Plastic Surgery at the same school. Dr. Lau completed a 2-year research fellowship at the Harvard Center for Regenerative Medicine. 

Gerhard Mundinger, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery with LSU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Mundinger is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Shock/Trauma integrated plastic surgery residency program. He completed a pediatric and adult craniofacial surgery fellowship at Seattle Children’s Hospital and also participated in 2 years of clinical science research training at University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Mundinger is Director of Plastic Surgery at Children’s Hospital New Orleans.

Daniel Womac, MD is Assistant Professor of Surgery with LSU Health Sciences Center. Dr. Womac graduated from Tulane School of Medicine. He completed General Surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Womac completed a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at LSU. He is currently double board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. His clinical interests include cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction, microsurgery, body contouring and skin cancer of the face and body.

 


 

Our Partners

 

The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans has teaching, research, and health care functions state-wide, through its six professional schools and twelve Centers of Excellence, as well as the more than one hundred hospitals and other health science related institutions with which they maintain affiliations.

 

The second-oldest medical school in the Deep South and the 15th oldest medical school in the United States, Tulane School of Medicine is equipping the next generation of medical professionals with the tools to succeed in a rapidly changing world and shape the future of health care.