Ethan J Baughman, M.D. Ph.D. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Ethan J. Baughman M.D. Inc, A Medical Corporation
  • Phone: (805) 409-7537
  • Cell: (972) 413-9683
  • Fax: 310-363-7610
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Plastic Surgery and Aviation & Aerospace

Keywords/Search Terms:

Immunology, Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Breast Revision, Gynecomastia, Brow Lift, Chin Augmentation, Ear Surgery, Eyelid Lift, Facelift, Facial Fat Grafting, Neck Lift, Neck Liposuction, Rhinoplasty, After Weight Loss Surgery, Arm Lift, BOTOX, IMR


M.D., Texas Southwestern; Ph.D, Texas Southwestern

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Baughman is American board-certified plastic surgeon, Faculty of the American College of Surgeons, Independent Medical Reviewer, FAA designated Aviation Medical Examiner, and has received years of plastic surgery training in comprehensive plastic surgical and nonsurgical care of the face, breast, and body. Following in the footsteps of his parents and older brothers, Dr. Baughman started his higher education at Kansas State University where he was mentored by distinguished professor and accomplished lipid biologist Dr. Ruth Welti. Dr. Baughman graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology. Dr. Baughman then accepted a position in an elite program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas where he earned his medical doctorate (M.D.) along with his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.). His doctoral thesis, "CD8+ T cells in multiple sclerosis," was done under the supervision of hematopathologist Dr. Nitin Karandikar. Dr. Baughman gained interest in plastic surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Rod Rohrich, Dr. Jeffrey Kenkel, and Dr. Jeffrey Janis. Dr. Baughman then accepted a position in the integrated plastic surgery residency at Washington University in St. Louis where he received research mentorship from craniofacial surgeon Dr. Kamlesh Patel. In training, he acquired specialized training in nerve repair and reconstruction, which requires expertise in nerve anatomy and function. Dr. Baughman holds expertise in body fluid medical diagnostics and analysis. He is a certified medical laboratory scientist (MLS) by the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Certification since 2010. Dr. Baughman is an instrument rated, multiengine rated, high performance rated, complex rated, commercial airplane, tailwheel pilot. His expertise is uniquely at the intersection of medicine and aviation. He has flown a number of different make and model certified airplanes including Beechcraft, Cessna, Piper, and Diamond aircraft. He is an expert in Federal Aviation Regulations, aviation weather, navigation, checklists, instrument and multiengine flying procedures.