Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD
Dr. Dennis Orgill grew up in California, where he attended the University of California, Berkeley as a bioengineering major and worked in the oil industry during summers. He then moved to Massachusetts, where he completed his master’s degree in mechanical engineering and his PhD in medical engineering. He worked on the development of the product Integra, which is a biodegradable scaffold that replaces the deeper layer of skin: the dermis. He then completed medical school at Harvard and stayed to complete residencies in surgery and plastic surgery. He is now a plastic surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Boston and professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has more than 300 peer-reviewed publications and a number of patents. He has directed the BWH Burn Center and currently directs the BWH Wound Care Center.