Glyn Jones, MD

UICOMP SURGERY FACULTY

GLYN JONES, MD

Professor of Surgery
Director, Reconstructive Surgery
 
Dr. Glyn Jones was born and raised in Bulawayo, Rhodesia, now known as Zimbabwe. He received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Rhodesia. Dr. Jones received postgraduate training in General and Plastic Surgery in Rhodesia and Cape Town and completed a residency in Plastic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He received fellowship training in Cosmetic and Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery and in Hand Surgery. Dr. Jones is board certified in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery.
 
Dr. Jones is Professor of Surgery. He joined our faculty in May of 2007. He came to us from Emory University where he was a full-time faculty member for over ten years, serving as Interim Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery and recipient of the 'Teacher of the Year' award. In addition to writing and lecturing extensively about Breast Reconstruction and Plastic Surgery, Dr. Jones has also edited several books and authored numerous book chapters on these topics. He is the author/editor of the recently published 'Bostwick's Plastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgery, 3rd Edition', which is widely recognized as the definitive breast surgery reference for surgeons around the world.
 
Dr. Jones lives in Peoria with his wife, Hilarie. They have three grown children.
 
Recent Peer Reviewed publications
Murray JD, Jones GE, Elwood ET, Whitty LA, Garcia CA: Laser angiography as a predictor of mastectomy flap necrosis after breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun;129(6):1017e-1018e. 
Hill SM, Huettner F, Murray J Elwood E, Barrick R, Jones GContribution of breast density to the volume of the augmented breast: a preliminary study. Can J Plast Surg. 2011 Fall;19(3):93-6.
Murray JD, Jones GE, Elwood ET, Whitty LA, Garcia CA:  Fluorescent intraoperative tissue angiography with indocyanine green: the evaluation of nipple-areolar vascularity during breast reduction surgery.  Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, July 2010, 126(1):33e-34e.
Whitty LA, Murray JD, Null WE, Elwood ET, Jones GE: An ateriovenous malformation of the external ear in the pediatric population: a case report and review of the literature. The Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, Winter 2009, 17(4):e45-e47.
Jones GE, Garcia CA, Murray JD, Elwood ET, Whitty LA: Fluorescent intraoperative tissue angiography for the evaluation of the viability of pedicles TRAM flaps. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, October 2009, 124(4):53.
Murray JD, Elwood ET, Jones GE, Barrick R, Feng J: Decreasing expander breast infection: A new drain care protocol. Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, 2009 Spring; 17(1):17-21.
Recent Books Published
Zenn M and Jones GE: Reconstructive Surgery: Anatomy, Technique and Clinical Applications, 1st Edition, QMP, St. Louis, Jan 2012.
Berger K, Bostwick III J, Jones GE. (December 2010). A Woman's Decision - Breat Care, Treatment, & Reconstruction: 4th Edition. St. Louis: QMP. 
Author/Editor Bostwick’s Plastic & Reconstructive Breast Surgery, 3rd Edition. 2009 December.
Recent Oral Presentations
Direct Implant Reconstruction - Who is the Candidate? The Seventh Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, September 2014, Peoria, IL. 
The Devastating Wound - Now What? UICOMP Surgery Grand Rounds, November 2012, Peoria, IL. 
SPY Imaging- Applications and Techniques: Surgeons workshop: Toronto Canada. November 2011. 
The Use of Fluorescent Indocyanine Green Tissue Angiography in Breast Reconstruction. The Fourth Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, September 2011, Peoria, IL. 
Complex Reconstruction: Course Instructor: Duke Flap workshop, Duke University, August 2011. 
Use of ACellular Dermal Matrices in Implant Based Breast Reconstruction, Vertical Breast Reduction - Technique, TRAM Flap Outcomes. ESO Breast Reconstruction Conference: Milan, Itlay. June 2011. 
Breast Implants in Reconstructive Surgery: Breast implants panel. 16th Congress of International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada. May 2011.
Aesthetic Breast Surgery: A Personal Approach: 16th Congress of International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (IPRAS), Vancouver, Canada. May 2011. 
Preventing Complications in Breast Reconstruction Using Current Technologies: Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. March 2011. 
Didactic teaching seminar, Residents Grand Rounds: Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. March 2011. 
Fluorescent Indocyanine Green Imaging in Breast Reconstruction: Visiting Professor, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. March 2011. 
Fluorescent Indocyanine Green Imaging in Breast Reconstgruction: British Virgin Islands Plastic Surgery Meeting. February 2011. 
Use of SPY System in Breast Reconstruction, Use of AlloDerm in Immediate Breast Reconstruction: Wichita Society of Plactic Surgeons. January 2011. 
Use of SPY System in Breast Reconstruction: Kansas University Dept of Plastic Surgery. January 2011. 
Lifecell SPY System for Intraoperative Assessment of Tissue Perfusion as Part of Your Breast Practice and Beyone: Key Biscayne, FL. October 2010. 
The use of fluorescent indocyanine green tissue angiography in breast reconstruction. The Third Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, East Peoria, IL, October 1, 2010.
10 Tips Critical to Achiueving Successful Outcomes in Aesthetic Breast Surgery: 6th Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Chicago, IL. 2010. 
Vertical Augmentation mastopexy: Avoiding Complications: 6th Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Chicago, IL. 2010. 
Trans-axillary Endoscopic Breast Augmentation: 6th Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Chicago,IL. 2010. 
AlloDerm in Breast Reconstruction, Incorporating the SPY System into Clinical Practice - 2 lectures: Iowa Society of Plactic Surgeons, Iowa City, Iowa. October 2010. 
Faculty instructor: DIEP Flap, free TRAM flap, pedicled TRAM flap, sGAP flap, VY hamstring flap, sural flap: 10th Duke Flap Course, Duke University, NC. August 2010. 
Moderator: Lives Surgery Reconstruction; Moderator: Breast Reconstruction Techniques. Use of Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging of Flaps in Breast Surgery. 12th Milan Breast Cancer Conference, Milan, Italy. June 2010. 
Chairman & Panel Member: Aesthetic Breast Surgery. 8th Dusseldorf Breast Cancer Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany. June 2010.
Pedicled Versus DIEP Flaps in Autologous Breast Reconstruction. 8th Dusseldorf Breast Cancer Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany. June 2010. 
Free Tissue Flaps for Breast Reconstuction. 8th Dusseldorf Breast Cancer Conference, Dusseldorf, Germany. June 2010.
Partial Breast Reconstruction. The 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Symposium, October 2009, Peoria, IL.