CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE Dr. Michael McCracken, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Board Certification:

2012American Board of Ophthalmology
2002American Board of Ophthalmology

Licensure:

2009State of New Mexico Medical License
2003State of Colorado Medical License
2001State of California Medical License

Work Experience:

2009 – PresentMedical Director
McCracken Eye and Face Institute
Parker, Colorado
2003 – 2009Oculoplastic Surgeon
Colorado Laser Surgeons / Omni Eye Specialists
Denver, Colorado

Postgraduate Training:

2001 – 2003ASOPRS Fellow in Oculoplastic and Orbital Reconstructive Surgery
Shiley Eye Center
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, California
1998 – 2001Resident in Ophthalmology
Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
1997 – 1998Transitional Intern
Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital
Denver, Colorado

Education:

1993 – 1997M.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, Michigan
1989 – 1992B.S., University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Major: Psychology
1988 – 1989Miami University
Oxford, Ohio
Honors College
Major: Economics

Faculty Positions:

2009 – PresentAssistant Clinical Professor
Rocky Vista University
Parker, CO
2009 – PresentAssistant Clinical Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
2008 – PresentFaculty, ASOPRS Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
2006 – 2009Clinical Instructor
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, CO
2003 – PresentPreceptor
Transitional Internship
Presbyterian – St. Luke's Hospital
Denver, CO

Honors and Awards:

2011American Academy of Ophthalmology
Achievement Award
2010American Academy of Ophthalmology
Secretariat Award
2007University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Department of Ophthalmology
Volunteer Faculty Teaching Award
2006National Education Faculty, Botox and Juvederm
2003University of California San Diego
Department of Ophthalmology
Outstanding Teacher Award
1997National Eye Institute Travel Grant
1997Dong H. Shin Excellence in Ophthalmology Research Award
1989 – 1992Allstate Foundation Scholarship Award
1989 – 1992Sigma Chi Scholarship Award

Memberships:

2016 – PresentAmerican Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
2012 – PresentAmerican Eye Study Club
2010 – PresentFellow, American College of Surgeons
2010 – PresentAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
2005 – PresentAmerican Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2004 – PresentColorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
2004 – PresentColorado Medical Society
1998 – PresentAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
1993 – 2009American Medical Association

Textbook Chapters:

  • McCracken MS: Acquired, Non Aponeurotic Ptosis. In Probst LE: Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles. New Jersey, Slack Inc, in press.
  • McCracken MS: Benign Eyelid Lesions. In Probst LE: Ophthalmology: Clinical and Surgical Principles. New Jersey, Slack Inc, in press.
  • Khan JA, Steinsapir K, McCracken MS: Fillers, Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin, and Skin Rejuvenation. In: Focal Points. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2011.
  • Khan J, McCracken MS: Chemical and Laser Skin Resurfacing, Chapter 37. In Tse D: Color Atlas of Oculoplastic Surgery, Second Edition. Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Khan JA: Transconjuntival Lower Blepharoplasty, Chapter 12. In Tse D: Color Atlas of Oculoplastic Surgery, Second Edition. Lippincott Williams Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Korn BSLower Eyelid Hyaluronic Acid Filler Injection, Chapter 28. In Korn B and Kikkawa DO: Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Korn BSBotulinum Toxin Treatment for Lateral Canthal Rhytides, Chapter 29. In Korn B and Kikkawa DO: Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Korn BSBotulinum Toxin Treatment for Glabellar Rhytides, Chapter 30. In Korn B and Kikkawa DO: Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Korn BSBotulinum Toxin Treatment for forehead rhytides, Chapter 31. In Korn B and Kikkawa DO: Video Atlas of Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2011.
  • McCracken MS, Khan JA: Hyaluronic Acid Fillers, Chapter 19. In Chen WPD, Khan JA: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Oculofacial Surgery, Second Edition. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2010.
  • Khan JA, McCracken MS:Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin, Chapter 13. In Chen WPD, Khan JA: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Oculofacial Surgery, Second Edition. St. Louis, Elsevier, 2010.
  • McCracken MS, Granet DB, Kikkawa DO: Treatments for Functional Disorders: Off-Label Uses of Botulinum Toxin, Chapter 6. In Lipham WJ: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications of Botox and Dermal Fillers, Second Edition. New Jersey, Slack, 2008.
  • Fitzpatrick RE, Boyce SM, McCracken MS: Laser Resurfacing. In Nahai F: The Art of Aesthetic Surgery: Principles and Techniques. Volume 1, Chapter 13, St. Louis, Quality Medical Publishing, 2005.
  • McCracken MS, Frishberg B, Granet DB, Kikkawa DO: Treatments for Functional Disorders: Off-label Uses of Botulinum Toxin, Chapter 6. In Lipham WJ: Cosmetic and Clinical Applications of Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Filler Agents. New Jersey, Slack, 2003.
  • McCracken MS, del Prado JD, Kikkawa DO: Eyebrows, eyelids, and face: Structure and Function. In: Tasman W, Jaeger EA: Duane’s Foundations of Clinical Ophthalmology. Volume 2, Chapter 1, New York, Lippincott-Raven, 2002.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

  • Struhl S, McCracken MS, Cunin K: Orbital Cellulitis and Intraconal Abscess Formation after Strabismus Surgery in an Adult Patient. Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2014; 18(1):82-84.
  • McCracken MS, del Prado JD, Kikkawa DO, Granet DB, Levi L: Combined Eyelid and Strabismus Surgery: Examining Conventional Surgical Wisdom. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 2008; 45(4):220-24.
  • McCracken MS, Kikkawa DO, Vasani SN: Treatment of Trichiasis and Distichiasis by Eyelash Trephination. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 22(5):349-51.
  • McCracken MS, Khan JA, Wulc AE, Holds JB, Fante RG, Migliori ME, Ebroon DA, Amato MM, Silkiss RZ, Pater BCK: Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytids: Lessons Learned from ASOPRS Member Treatment of 286 Patients. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 22(3):181-191.
  • Shin DH, McCracken MS, Bendel RE, Pearlman R, Juzych MS, Hughes BA, Schulz LL, Kim C, Baek NH: The Additive Effect of Latanoprost to Maximum-Tolerated Medications with Low-Dose, High-Dose, or No Pilocarpine Therapy. Ophthalmology 1999; 106:386-390.
  • Hirschl RB, Parent A, Tooley R, McCracken M, Johnson K, Shaffer TH, Wolfson MR, Bartlett RH: Liquid Ventilation Improves Pulmonary Function, Gas Exchange, and Lung Injury in a Model of Respiratory Failure. Annals of Surgery 1995; 221(1):79-88.
  • Hirschl RB, Grover B, McCracken M, Wolfson MR, Shaffer TH, Bartlett RH: Oxygen Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Production During Liquid Ventilation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 1993; 28(4):513-518.

Instructional Courses:

  • Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin and Facial Fillers: An Introductory Course. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 19, 2014.
    Instructor
  • Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin and Facial Fillers: An Introductory Course. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. November 17, 2013.
    Instructor
  • Cosemtic Botulinum Toxin and Facial Fillers: An Introductory Course. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 23, 2011.
    Instructor
  • Optimizing Outcomes in Oculofacial Plastic Procedures. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. October 23, 2011.
    Instructor
  • Strategies for Periorbital Facial Rejuvenation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 17, 2010.
    Breakfast with the Expert
  • Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin and Facial Fillers: An Introductory Course. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 17, 2010.
    Course Co-Director
  • Optimizing Outcomes in Oculofacial Plastic Procedures. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 18, 2010.
    Instructor
  • Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, and More. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 10, 2008.
    Senior Instructor
  • Optimizing Efficiency and Outcomes in Oculoplastic Procedures. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. October 26, 2009.
    Senior Instructor
  • Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, and More. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 10, 2008.
    Senior Instructor
  • Optimizing Efficiency and Outcomes in Oculoplastic Procedures. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 9, 2008.
    Instructor
  • Optimizing Efficiency and Outcomes in Oculoplastic Procedures. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. November 13, 2007.
    Instructor
  • Cosmetic Botulinum Toxin and Facial Fillers. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orlearns, LA. November 12, 2007.
    Senior Instructor
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orlearns, LA. November 12, 2007.
    Injection Workshop
  • Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, and More. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. November 15, 2006.
    Injection Workshop
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. November 14, 2006
    Lacrimal Intubation Workshop
  • Botulinum Toxin, Fillers, and More. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 18, 2005.
    Injection Workshop
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL. October 17, 2005.
    Lacrimal Intubation Workshop
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. October 26, 2004.
    Lacrimal Intubation Workshop
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Anaheim, California. November 17, 2003.
    Lacrimal Intubation Workshop
  • UCSD Department of Plastic Surgery Wound Management Workshop. La Jolla, California. May 17, 2003.
    Cadaver Suture Workshop
  • Workshop in Techniques of Lacrimal Intubation. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida. October 22, 2002.
    Lacrimal Intubation Workshop
  • The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Rejuvenation of the Aging Face. La Jolla, California. September 20-22, 2002
    Cadaver Dissection Workshop
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Techniques. La Jolla, California. August 17, 2002
    Incision Planning, Sutures and Needles, Wound Healing, Anesthesia and Blocks, Flaps, Lid Margin Repair, and Dog Ear Management
  • Oculoplastic Surgery: Anatomic Foundations, Surgical Techniques, and Enhanced Results. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisiana. November 11, 2001
    Cadaver Dissection Workshop
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgical Techniques. La Jolla, California. August 4, 2001
    Flaps, Lid Margin Repair, and Dog Ear Management

Presentations:

  • McCracken MS: Periocular Filler Injection. Reaching New Peaks in Facial Plastic Surgery 2015. Beaver Creek, Colorado. January 24, 2015.
  • McCracken MS: Transconjunctival Fat Repositioning. Reaching New Peaks in Facial Plastic Surgery 2015. Beaver Creek, Colorado. January 22, 2015.
  • Davies BW, McCracken MS, Hawes MJ, Hink EM, Durairaj VD, Pelton RW: Tear Trough Incision for External Dacryocystorhinostomy. American Society of Ophthlamic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting. Chicago, Illinois. October 17, 2014.
  • McCracken MS: Hyaluronic Acids – The Tear Trough and Beyond. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Meeting. Tucson, Arizona. May 20, 2012.
  • McCracken MS: Fillers as an Alternative to Midface Surgery. American Society of Ophthlamic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting. Orlando, Florida. October 21, 2011
  • Gonzalez MO, Willoughby BJ, McCracken MS, Hawes MJ, Durairaj VD: Colorado Canthoplasty: Technique. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Meeting. Amelia Island, Florida. May 14, 2011.
  • McCracken MS: Pretrichial Browlift. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Meeting. Amelia Island, Florida. May 15, 2011.
  • McCracken MS: Filler Complications. Utah Facial Surgery Meeting. Park City, Utah. February 6, 2010.
  • McCracken MS: Oculoplastic Emergencies. New Mexico Academy of Ophthlamology Annual Scientific Meeting. Albuquerque, New Mexico. September 19, 2009.
  • McCracken MS: Management of Complications of Soft Tissue Fillers. University of California San Diego Department of Ophthalmology Alumni Day. San Diego, California. June 5, 2009
  • McCracken MS: Management of Retrobulbar Hemorrhage and Other Ocular Emergencies. Vail Valley Medical Center Trauma Grand Rounds. Vail, Colorado. September 26, 2006.
  • McCracken MS: Oculoplastic Repair Following Skin Cancer Surgery. The International Dermatology Exchange Program of the Skin Cancer Foundation. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. January 22, 2006.
  • McCracken MS: Ocular and Periocular Trauma. Vail Valley Medical Center Trauma Grand Rounds. Vail, Colorado. April 26, 2005.
  • McCracken MS: Introduction to Glaucoma. Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. February 11, 2005.
  • Khan JA, McCracken MS, Wulc AE, et al: Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytides: Lessons Learned from ASOPRS Member Treatment of 286 Patients. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. New Orleans, Louisiana. October 23, 2004.
  • McCracken MS: Botulinum Toxin in Ophthalmology. Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. April 9, 2004.
  • McCracken MS: Thyroid Eye Disease. Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds. Denver, Colorado. October 10, 2003.
  • McCracken, MS: Orbital Surgery, Orbital Trauma, and the Anophthalmic Socket. UCSD Department of Ophthalmology Basic Science Lecture Series. La Jolla, California. December 2, 2002.
  • McCracken, MS: Congenital Malformations, Eyelid Malposition and Management, and Forehead Malposition and Management. UCSD Department of Ophthalmology Basic Science Lecture Series. La Jolla, California. November 25, 2002.
  • McCracken MS, Kikkawa, DO: Prosthetic Motility in Pegged versus Unpegged Orbital Implants. American Society of Ocularists Medical Advisory Seminar. Orlando, Florida. October 23, 2002.
  • Kikkawa DO, McCracken MS, del Prado JD, Korn B: Transconjunctival Arcus Marginalis Release with Lateral Canthotomy and Pre-Periosteal Suturing. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. Orlando, Florida. October 19, 2002.
  • McCracken MS: Ptosis: Diagnosis and Management. Balboa Naval Hospital Department of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds. San Diego, California. May 8, 2002.
  • McCracken MS: Oculoplastic Surgery OKAP Review. UCSD Shiley Eye Center. La Jolla, California. March 4, 2002.
  • McCracken MS, Duffy MT, Edward D, Baber J: Acellular Human Dermis as a Cover for Hydroxyapatite Orbital Implants in a Rabbit Model. University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Ophthalmology Resident Alumni Day. Chicago, Illinois. June 15, 2001.
  • Pearlman RB, Shin DH, Hughes BA, Kim YY, McCracken MS, Kim C, Bendel RE, Schulz LL: Additive Effects of Latanoprost on Ocular Hypotensive Regimens that Include Pilocarpine. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. May 11, 1998.
  • McCracken MS, Shin DH, Bendel RE, Juzych MS, Hughes BA, Schulz L, Baek NH: Additive Effect of Latanoprost to Maximum Tolerated Medications in Chronic Glaucoma Patients with and without Miotic Therapy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. May 2, 1997.
  • Reusch P, McCracken M, Teitge R: A New Treatment for Refractory Patello-Femoral Pain: Intertrochanteric Rotational Femoral Osteotomy. Michigan Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting. Mackinac Island, Michigan. June 14, 1996.

Poster Presentations:

  • Davies BW, McCracken MS, Miller SR: endoscopic forehead rejuvenation: our experience with galeal-subperiosteal buttress fixation. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. New Orleans, LA. November 2013.
  • Struhl S, Cunin K, McCracken MS: Orbital Cellulitis and Abscess Formation after Strabismus Surgery in an Adult Patient. The Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium. Denver, CO. October 2012
  • McCracken MS, Kikkawa DO, del Prado JD, Granet DB, Levi L: Simultaneous Eyelid and Extraocular Muscle Surgery: Rethinking Conventional Surgical Wisdom. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. Orlando, FL. October 2002.
  • Del Prado JD, McCracken MS, Kikkawa DO: Medial Canthal Degloving: The Triad of Telecanthus, Ptosis, and Canalicular Injury. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. Orlando, FL. October 2002.

Scientific Reviewer:

  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2011.
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. Chicago, IL. October 2010.
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. San Francisco, CA. October 2009.
  • Clinical, Cosmetic, and Investigational Dermatology. 2009.
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Symposium. Atlanta, GA. November 2009.
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2006-2007.

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