(480) 661-6197
10210 N. 92nd Street, Suite 203
Scottsdale, AZ

About Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon Dr. Lille

sean_t_lille_md_pc_21Dr. Lille was raised in Arizona and attended Brophy Prep. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA from Cal-Berkeley and received his MD from the University of Arizona. Dr. Lille completed his Residency in General Surgery at the University of Washington, where he was also a Research Fellow in the Department of Vascular Surgery. He completed his Residency in Plastic Surgery, which also included a Plastic Burn Fellowship, at Southern Illinois University Medical Center. An Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship Specializing in Cosmetic Surgery took Dr. Lille to the Mayo Clinic Scottsdale where, following his aesthetic fellowship, he served as an associate in the Department of Plastic Surgery.

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Dr. Lille, Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, has authored more than 50 publications in his field. He has also lectured both nationally and around the world.

SEAN LILLE

10500 N 52nd St Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 480-694-9706
E-mail: [email protected]

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetic and Breast Reconstructive Fellow, Scottsdale, AZ, July, 1999 – Feb, 2000

Southern Illinois University, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Surgery Resident, Springfield, IL, July, 1997 – June, 1999

Southern Illinois University, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Fellow, Springfield, IL, February, 1997 – June, 1997

University of Washington, Department of Surgery, Senior Research Fellow in Vascular Molecular Biology, Seattle, Washington, July, 1995 – January, 1997

University of Washington, Department of Surgery, Resident, Seattle, Washington, June 1992 – June 1995

LICENSURE

State of Arizona 27453

EDUCATION

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, 1988-1992; M.D.,

University of California, Berkeley, California, 1984-1988; Major: Religious Studies, Senior Honor Thesis: “Reaction of Early Christianity to Judaism in the Period of the Early Church Fathers,” B.A.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Research Professor; Arizona State University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, January 1, 2000 – January, 2003

Associate Consultant; Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Department of Plastic Surgery, January 2000 – July 2000

AWARDS and HONORS

International Best Physicians – 2015

Vitals Top Docs for Scottsdale – 2011-2014, 2016,2017

North Phoenix Magazine, Luxury, Lifestyle and Living- Top Doc 2012

CMUS Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award Best of Scottsdale Award in Plastic Surgery (U.S. Commerce Association), (2011)

Phoenix Magazine – Top Plastic Surgeon 2010

Consumer Research Council of America: Top Plastic Surgeon 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016-2018

Top Plastic Surgeon Award for Scottsdale – 101 North Magazine (2005)

Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Fellowship:

1st place award; Best Poster, Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hand Society

Southern Illinois University Plastic Surgery Residency:

1st place award; Resident’s forum, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, May, 1999

2nd place award; research category, 37th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgery, May, 1997

92% rank; In-service exam, 3/98

98% rank; In-service exam, 3/99

University of Arizona Medical School:

Van Winkle Award for Excellence in Surgical Research

1992 Class Representative, Medical Ethics Committee, 1988-1989

University of California – Berkeley:

B.A. with Highest Honors

Dean’s List Scholar Athlete of the Year, 1987-1988

Outstanding Senior Scholar Athlete, 1987-1988

Ludy Langer Swimming Scholarship, 1987-1988

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Plastic Surgery

AFFLIATIONS

Arizona Medical Board, Plastic Surgery Consultant, 2014 – current

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Lieutenant Commander, United States Naval Reserve 1994- 2003

Plastic Surgery Technical Advisor; EndorCor, Inc., Seattle, Washington 1995-1996

Consultant, Memory Skin Care, Phoenix, Arizona 1999-2001

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

Plastic Surgery Editor of the Scientific World Journal 2011 – 2014

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

Medical Ethics Committee, Canyon Surgery Center, 2015 – current

MEDIA ASSOCIATIONS

“Extra” National TV Show, body lifts, 2006

Channel 15 ABC News Plastic Surgery, multiple episodes, 2003-2007

KTAR 620 AM and 960 AM segments on Plastic Surgery topics

101 North Magazine – authored article on Mid-Face Lifts

Jewish News of Phoenix – authored article on skin care and laser treatments

GRANT SUPPORT

The Induction of Heat Shock Protein with Hyperbaric Oxygen, Hyperbaric Oxygen Unit, Memorial Hospital, Springfield, IL Funding – $5,300, 1998

The regulation of camp in Skeletal Muscle Exposed to Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, Memorial Medical, Center Research Grant Springfield, IL, Funding -$5,500, 1998

The use of hypothermia to reduce ischemia-reperfusion injury in the skeletal muscle flap Memorial Medical Center Research Grant, Springfield, IL, Funding -$5,000, 1998

The regulation of transcription factors in ischemia-reperfusion injury: Edson Foundation, Arizona State and Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Funding – $50,000, 1999

Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, Arizona State University, Funding – $5,000, 1999

The role of AOS, a novel antioxidant, in ischemia-reperfusion injury, Arizona State University Seed Funding – $20,000 1999

PUBLICATIONS

1. Lille S, Sato T, Engrav L, Foy H, Jurkovich J. Necrotizing soft tissue infections; obstacles in diagnosis. Journal of the American College of Surgery 182:7-11, 1996

2. Lille S, Rand R, Tapper D, Gruss J; Surgical management of giant cervico-facial lymphatic malformations. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 31:1648-1650, 1996

3. Boyle E, Lille S, Allaire E, Clowes A, Verrier E. Chronic Endothelial Cell Injury in Cardiovascular Surgery: Atheroscelrosis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 63: 885894, 1997

4. Lille S, Daum G, Clowes M, Clowes AW. The Regulation of p42, p44 Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase in the Injured Rat Carotid Artery. Journal of Surgical Research 70: 178-186, 1997

5. Wechselberger G, Scholler T, Lille S. Letter: Retroperitoneal endoscopic neurectomy for nerve entrapment after hernia repair. British Journal of Surgery 84: 1026, 1997

6. Boyle E, Lille S, Allaire E, Clowes A, Verrier E. Endothelial Cell Injury in Cardiovascular Surgery: Atherosclerosis. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 64: S47-56, 1997

7. Schoeller T, Wechselburger G, Lille S. Letter & Correspondence: A method of reconstructing a natural-looking umbilicus in abdominoplasty. Annals of Plastic Surgery 36:435, 1997

8. Lille S, Bayati S, Wechselberger G. Letter & Correspondence: “Durability of prefabricated versus normal random flaps against a bacterial challenge.” Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 101:863, 1998

9. Wechselburger G, Schoeller T, Lille S, Otto A. Letter: Radial forearm flap donor site complications & morbidity, a prospective study Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 101; 874-875, 1998

10. Chong KY, Lai CC, Lille S, Chang C, Su CY. Stable overexpression of the constituitive form of heat shock protein 70 confers oxidative protection. Journal of Molecular Cardiology 30; 599-608, 1998

11. Lille S, Shoeller T, Roth A, Russell R. Letter & Correspondence: “Adhesion molecules in myocutaneous flaps exposed to ischemic-reperfusion injury” Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 101; 1153, 1998

12. Wechselburger G, Schoeller T, Stenzl A, Ninkovic M, Lille S, Russell RC. Fibrin glue as a delivery vehicle for autologous urothelial cell transplantation onto a prefabricated pouch. Journal of Urology 160; 583-586, 1998

13. Scholler T, Wechselburger G, Otto A, Rainer C, Schwabeggar A, Lille S, Ninkovic M. A scar less technique for the reconstruction of the umbilicus in abdominoplasty. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 102; 1720-1723, 1998

14. Lille S, Su CY, Neumeister M, Russel RC, Lai CC. Is heat-shock protein a potential protective mechanism against ischemia-reperfusion injury? Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 103; 336-337, 1999

15. Lille S, Boyle E, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. Augmentation of intracellular cAMP levels prevents endothelial cell activation in response to ischemia reperfusion injury in skeletal. Journal of Reconstructive MicroSurgery 15; 37-46,

16. Lille S, Engrav L, Caps M, Mann R. Eyelid reconstruction following full-thickness burns. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 104; 3:637-645, 1999

17. Lille S, Su CY, Suchy H, Lyons S, Russel RC, Lai CC. The induction of HSP72 does not confer physiological protection against ischemia-reperfusion in the rat gracilis muscle. Muscle & Nerve 22; 390-393, 1999

18. Paranguo A, Lille S, Brown R. En bloc skin excision for upper extremity cutaneous malignancies in renal allograft patients. Transplantation Proceedings 5;2127-2130,1999

19. Su CY, Chong KY, Edelstein K, Lille S, Lai CC. Constituitive HSP70 attenuates hydrogen peroxide-induced membrane lipid peroxidation. Biochemical Biophysical Research Communications 1999; 265:279-284

20. Mowlavi A, Lille S, Yashar S, Anderson R. Psychiatric patients who desire aesthetic surgery: identifying the problem patient. Annals of Plastic Surgery 44; 97-106, 2000

21. Lille S, Brown RE, Zook E. Free composite nail grafts for chronic nail deformities: an institutional experience. Journal of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 105; 2412-2415, 2000

22. Wechselberger G, Lille S, Scholler T, Hussel H. Femoral nerve compression following appendectomy. Surgery 127; 115, 2000

23. Lille S, Schnur P. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma arising in a thoracotomy scar: a case report. Annals of Plastic Surgery 45; 74-77, 2000

24. Mowlavi A, Andrews K, Lille S, Verhulst S, Zook EG, Milner S. The management of cubital tunnel syndrome: a meta-analysis of clinical studies. Plast Reconstr Surg 106; 327-334, 2000

25. Lille S, Hayakawa W, Neumeister M, Brown RE, Russell RC, Zook EG, Murray K. Continuous post-operative catheter irrigation is not necessary for the treatment of suppurative tenosynovitis: a bi-institutional review. J Hand Surg [Br]. 2000 Jun;25 (3):304-7

26. Wechselberger G, Scholler T, Lille S, Suchy H, Russell RC. Bladder reconstruction using tissue engineered prefabricated flaps. J O Urol. 2001 Mar; 165(3):980-5

27. Lille S, Lefler SR, Mowlavi A, Suchy H, Boyle EM Jr, Farr AL, Su CY, Frank N, Mulligan DC. Inhibition of the initial wave of NF-kappaB activity in rat muscle reduces ischemia/reperfusion injury. Muscle Nerve. 2001 Apr; 24(4): 534-41.

28. Wecheselberger G, Bauer T, Meirer R, Piza-Katzer H, Lille S, Russell RC, Schoeller T. Muscle prelamination with urothelial cell cultures via fibrin glue in rats. Tissue Eng. 2001 Apr; 7(2):153-9

29. Schoeller T, Lille S, Wechselberger G, Otto A, Mowlawi A, Piza-Katzer H. Histomorphologic and volumetric analysis of implanted autologous Predipocyte cultures suspended in fibrin glue: a potential new source for tissue augmentation. Aesthetic Plast. 2001 Jan-Feb; 25(1):57-63

30. Rainer C, Wechselberger G, Bauer T, Neumeister NW, Lille S, Mowlavi A, Piza- Katzer H, Schoeller T. Transplantation of tracheal epithelial cells onto a prefabricated capsule pouch with fibrin glue as a delivery vehicle. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2001 Jun;121 (6):1187-93

31. Schoeller T, Lille S, Bauer T, Wechselberger G, Piza-Katzer H. Gracilis muscle flap with a tissue-engineered lining for experimental bladder wall reconstruction. BJU Intern 2001 Jul;88(1):104-9

32. Lille S. Fat transplantation to the face – a useful adjunct to facelift surgery. Journal of Plastic Surgery Products 2002 Nov;(11) 35-37

33. Lefler S, Lille S, Humer G, Tucjer R, Murray T, Schoeller T, Mulligan D. Activation time course of activator-protein-1 and the effect of proline DTC during ischemia-reperfusion in rat skeletal muscle. Ann Plast Surg 2002 Dec 49 654-659

34. Lille S, Perumean J, McAuthur E. The role releasing the inferior-medial pectoralis muscle in submuscular breast augmentation. Plast Surg. 2003 Sept;112 (3)919

35. Schoeller T, Neumeister MW, Heumer GM, Russel RC, Lille S, Otto-Schoeller A, Wechsclberger G. Biomaterials 2004 Apr,25 (9) 1663-73

36. Lille S. Potential concerns of lower eyelid surgical rejuvenation. Plast Reconstr Surg 2005 Aug;116(2) 674-5

37. Lille S, Perumean JC. The Lateral and Medial Necklift: an alternative to cervicofacial surgical rejuvenation in the obese patient. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Jan; 119 (1):4323

38. Lille S, Blackstone R. Inherited thrombophilias: Are they an important risk factor in bariatric and post-bariatric surgery? Bariatric Times.2008 Jul;2-10

39. Lille S. The importance of inherited thrombophilias. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Jan;119 (1):432-3

40. Lille S, Jacoby J. The role of pocket dissection in the development of breast implant capsular contracture. Plast Reconstr Surg. Jun;2011 127(6):55e

41. Lille S, Jacoby J. The Potential Benefit of Preemptive Leukotriene Inhibitor Treatment to Breast Augmentation/Mastopexy Surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Oct;142(4):610e-611e.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Wechselburger G, Schoeller T, Stenzl A, Ninkovic M, Lille S, Russell RC: Chapter 13, Fibrin glue as a delivery vehicle for autologous urothelial cell transplantation onto a prefabricated pouch. In: Stark G.B., Horch R., Tanczos E.(ed): Biological Matrices and Tissue Reconstruction (Heidelberg, Germany: Springer) 1998

2. Lille S, Russell R: Chapter 24, Nasal Fractures. In: Shusterman M. (ed): Atlas of Operative Plastic Surgery (Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange)

3. Lille S, Russell R: Local Tissue Flaps for Facial Reconstruction. PLASTICSURGERY: Indications, Operations, Outcomes (St. Louis, Mo. CV Mosby Company)

4. Lille S, Russell R: Finger Tip Injuries. PLASTIC SURGERY: Indications, Operations, Outcomes (St. Louis, Mo. CV Mosby Company)

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

1. Lille S, Mann R, Engrav L, Caps M. Full-Thickness Skin Grafts for Burned Eyelids Reduces Ectropion Compared to Split-Thickness Skin Grafts. Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation 18;1: Suppl S122, 1997

2. Lille S, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. Augmenting cAMP in muscle flaps reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery 14;4:298,1998

3. Lille S, Su CY, Suchy H, Lyons S, Russel RC, Lai CC. The induction of HSP72 does not increase tolerance against ischemia-reperfusion in skeletal muscle. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery 7;3:157,1999

4. Lille S, Mowlavi A, Boyle EM, Su C-Y. Systemically infused Pro-DTC, a potent nuclear factor-KB inhibitor, prevents ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat skeletal muscle. J Reconstr Micro Surg 16;406:2000

PRESENTATIONS

1. Lille S, Bernhard V; “A Retrospective Study of the Pneumatic Tourniquet as an Effective Substitute for Vascular Clamps in Tibial and Popliteal Artery Surgery.” American Federation for Clinical Research, Baltimore, Md., May, 1992

2. Lille S, Jurkovich J, “Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infections; Obstacles in Diagnosis.” 64th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, Sacramento, CA., February, 1994

3. Lille S, Rand R, Tapper D, Gruss J, “Surgical Management of Giant CervicoFacial Lymphatic Malformations” 34th Annual Meeting of the Northwest Society of Plastic Surgeons, Whistler, B.C., January, 1996

4. Lille S, Rand R, Tapper D, Gruss J, “Surgical Management of Giant CervicoFacial Lymphatic Malformations” Annual Meeting of the Seattle Surgical Society, Seattle, WA., January, 1996

5. Lille S, Daum G, Clowes A. “Role of p42, p44 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase in Smooth Muscle Cell Response to Injury In Vivo “ 3rd Annual Meeting of the John Schilling Resident Research Symposium, Seattle, WA, February 6-7,1997

6. Lille S, Mann R, Engrav L, Caps M. “Full-Thickness Skin Grafts for Burned Eyelids Reduces Ectropion Compared to Split-Thickness Skin Grafts” Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association, New York, New York, March 17-20, 1997

7. Lille S, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. “Augmenting cAMP in muscle flaps reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury” Annual Meeting of the Midwest Society of Plastic Surgery St. Louis, Mo., May 29-30, 1997

8. Lille S, Mann R, Engrav L, Caps M. “Full-Thickness Skin Grafts for Burned Eyelids Reduces Ectropion Compared to Split-Thickness Skin Grafts” 30th Annual Meeting of the American Burn Association New York, New York. March, 1997

9. Weschelburger G, Schoeller T, Lille S, Russell R. Transplantation of Autologous cultured urothelial cells onto pre-fabricated capsule in rats. 8th Congress European Section IPRAS, June, 1998

10. Lille S, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. “Elevation of endothelial cAMP levels reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat gracilis muscle” Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery Scottsdale, AZ, January 11, 1998

11. Lille S, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. “Augmentation of intracellular cAMP levels prevents endothelial cell activation in response to ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat gracilis muscle” Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Loma Linda, Ca., April 4-9, 1998

12. Lille S, Suchy H, Roth A, Russell R. “Augmentation of intracellular cAMP levels prevents endothelial cell activation in response to ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat gracilis muscle” Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Montreal, Canada, May 15-18, 1998

13. Lille S, Schoeller T, Wescelberger G, Neumeister M, Russell RC. “Histomorphologic and volumetric analysis of implanted autologous preadipocytes suspended in fibrin glue: A potential new source for tissue augmentation” American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, May 14-19, 1999

14. Lille S, Mowlavi A, Boyle E, Suchy H, Farr A, Neumeister M, Russell RC. “Inhibition of NF-kB in the skeletal muscle flap does not reduce ischemia-reperfusion injury” Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council Pittsburgh, PA, May 21-25, 1999

15. Lille S, Su CY, Suchy H, Neumeister M. “Heat-Shock Protein 72 does not reduce Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in a Rat Skeletal Model” Annual Meeting of the Association of Canadian Plastic Surgery, Montreal, Canada, June 25-28, 1999

16. Lille S, Mowlavi A, Boyle EM, Suchy H, Neumeister MA. “Nuclear Factor-kappa B inhibition reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury in skeletal muscle” Annual Meeting of the American Society of Microsurgery, Miami, FLA, January 5, 2000

17. Lille S. “Role of transcription factors in ischemia reperfusion injury: a potential strategy for pharmacological manipulation” Seminar, Department of Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, October 15, 1999

18. Lille S, Perumean J, Lefler S. AP-1 activation and inhibition in an ischemia reperfusion skeletal muscle model. Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Boston, MA, April, 2002

19. Lille S, The evolution of the Mid-Cheek Lift. Why it enhances facelift surgery. Rabin Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, May 2002

POSTERS

1. Rubis B, Lille S, Haws M, Russell R. Division of a Pedicle TRAM Flap for Cardiac Revascularization. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, January 1998

2. Lille S, Daum G, Clowes M, Clowes A. “Role of Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase and Heparin in Smooth Muscle Cell Response to Injury In-Vivo “ 30th Annual Meeting of the Association for Academic Surgery, Chicago, IL, November 13-16, 1996

3. Weschelburger G, Schoeller T, Lille S, Russell R. Transplantation of Autologous cultured urothelial cells onto pre-fabricated Capsule in rats. 44th Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, Loma Linda, CA, April, 1998

4. Lille S, Hayakawa W, Neumeister M, Brown RE, Russell RC, Zook EG, Murray K. Continuous post-operative catheter irrigation is not necessary for the treatment of suppurative tenosynovitis: a bi-institutional review Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hand Surgery, Miami, FLA, January 5-8, 2000

5. Mowlavi A, Lille S, Neumeister MA, Suchy H, Russell R. Regional hypothermia reduces ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat skeletal muscle model. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Miami, Fla. Jan 5-8, 2000

6. Lille S, Perumean J, Lefler S. Inhibition of AP-1 and the role of apoptosis in a rat skeletal muscle model of ischemia-reperfusion. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hawaii, Jan 14-17, 2003