Dr Charles G. Polsen is the Medical Director at Clear Lake Hand Center. His training includes five years of general surgery at Baylor College of Medicine followed by a fully accredited fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas. He performs all aspects of Plastic Surgery including cosmetic, reconstructive, and hand surgery.
Dr. Polsen is not only board certified, but has had the prestigious honor of presenting his research concerning the anatomy of the hand on the national level at the annual meeting for the American Society of Surgery for the hand.
Dr. Polsen is committed to helping his patients improve the quality of their life by providing technologically-advanced care in a comfortable setting.
Board certified in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Diplomate Amercian Board of Plastic Surgery.
Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
Member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Plastic Surgery Residence. Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas.
07/96 - 07/98
General Surgery Residence. Department of General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine.
07/91 - 07/96
Medical School. New York Medical College, Degree: Medical Doctor
07/87 - 07/91
Chemist. Department of Pharmacology, New York Medical College.
07/86 - 07/87
Tulane University. Degree: Bachelor of Science. Major: Chemistry.
07/82 - 07/86
PSEF: 1st place senior clinical research award.
American Society for Surgery of the hand; National meeting; St. Louis, MO. Anatomic delineation of the ulnar nerve and ulnar artery in relation to the carpal tunnel by axial M.R.I.
Texas Medical Association; Austin, TX. The effect of the transverse carpal ligament on flexor tendon excursion.
Netcher DT, Lee M, Thomby J, Polsen C. The effect of division of the transverse carpal ligament on flexortendon excursion. J. HandSurgery. 1997; 22A: 1017 - 1024
Netcher DT, Mosharrafa A, Lee M, Polsen C, Choi H, Steadman AK, Thomby J. The transverse carpal ligament; It's effect on flexor tendon excursion and strength following open carpal tunnel release. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery 1997; 100: 636 - 642.
Netcher DT, Polsen C, Thomby J, Choi H, Udeh J. Anatomic delineation of the ulnar nerve and ulnar artery in relation to the carpal tunnel by axial M.R.I. scanning. J. Hand Surgery. 1996; 21A; 273 - 276
Netcher DT, Patrinkly JR, Peltier M, Polsen C, Thomby J. Transconjunctival lower eyelid blepharoplasty; a prospective study. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 1995;96: 1053 - 1060
Polsen C, Netcher DT, Green L, Polsen J. Generalized elastolysis (cutis laxa). Case study illustrating assosiated medical and surgical conditions. S. Medical J. 1995; 88: 753 - 758
Polsen C, Anous M, Netcher DT, Shenag S, Safi H, Hypothermia and cardiopulmonary bypass during resection of extensive arteriovenous malformation followed by microvascular reconstruction. Ann Plastic Surgery. 1995; 34: 642 - 649
Xiao Rong He, Polsen C, Wong Patrick. Prostaglandin F: A new prostanoid that inhibits platelet aggregation and constricts blood vessels. Prostanoids and drugs. 1989; 9:11
ASAPS - American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting
2005 - NEW ORLEANS, LA
Multi Specialty Foundation of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
2005 - LAS VEGAS, NV
ISAPS 17th Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
2004 - HOUSTON, TX
New Horizon's in Plastic Surgery: Advances in the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
2002 - SAN DIEGO, CA
Rhinoplasty & Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
1998 - DALLAS, TX
Austin Smiles: Cleft Lip & Plalate Surgery
1998 - EL SALVADOR
Laser Surgery: Medical Alliance
1997 - HOUSTON, TX
A.O. Facial Trauma Course
1997 - HOUSTON, TX
Techniques of Microvascular Surgery: St. Joseph Hospital
1996 - HOUSTON, TX