By Jeffrey J. Roth, M.D., William B. Hughes, M.D.
A Las Vegas resident since 1977, Dr. Roth graduated from Brandeis University, and the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania / Hahnemann in Philadelphia, and his Plastic Surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco. He served as Chief Resident in both programs. Dr. Roth furthered his training with a fellowship in microsurgery and hand surgery at the University of Southern California. He also served as a faculty member at USC / Los Angeles County Hospital.
Dr. Roth is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, the American Board of Plastic Surgery and by the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Roth's practice includes a full spectrum of Plastic and Cosmetic procedures.
He is a member of numerous medical and community associations / societies.
Dr. Hughes graduated from the University of Scranton, and the Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania / Hahnemann in Philadelphia, where he also served as Chief Resident. He began practicing at St. Agnes Burn Center and in July of 1999 left to establish and open Temple University Burn Center. He currently is the Director of the Burn Center, treating both adults and children. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Temple University School of Medicine.
Dr. Hughes is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Hughes’ practice includes critical care, trauma, burn, and general surgery.
Dr. Hughes is very active in the Philadelphia tri state region in community teaching, and burn prevention. He also provides lectures and training to first responders to help improve burn care in this area.
“The authors have succeeded in their aim of producing a valuable and practically useful aid for medical trainees, nurses and other paramedical staff managing burn victims. The one obvious caveat is that the advice on management would have to be modified in line with local burn service practice."