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David William Furnas

Furnas, DavidOccupation: Plastic Surgeon; Educator
Born: Caldwell, Idaho, April 1, 1931

Education: 
MD, University of California Berkeley (1955)
MS, University of California Berkeley (1957)
AB, University of California Berkeley (1952)

Certifications: 
Diplomate Royal College Surgeons, American Board Plastic Surgery

Career: 
Emeritus professor plastic surgery, University of California Irvine (2002)
Clinical professor plastic surgery, University of California Irvine (1999-2002)
Clinical professor, chief div. plastic surgery, University of California Irvine (1980-1999)
Professor, chief div. plastic surgery, University of California Irvine (1974-1980)
Associate professor surgery, chief div. plastic surgery, University of California Irvine (1969-1974)
Associate professor, University of Iowa (1968-1969)
Assistant professor surgery, University of Iowa (1966-1968)
Senior resident, faculty associate in surgery, University of Iowa (1964-1965)
Associate in hand surgery, University of Iowa (1964-1968)
Registrar, Royal Infirmary and Affiliated Hospitals, Glasgow, Scotland (1963-1964)
Chief resident in plastic surgery, Cornell University Service, VA Hospital, Bronx, New York (1962-1963)
Assistant resident in plastic surgery, New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York City (1961-1962)
Resident in general surgery, Gorgas Hospital, Panama Canal Zone (1960-1961)
Assistant resident in psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health fellow, Langley Porter Neuropsychiat. Institute, University  of California, San Francisco (1959-1960)
Assistant resident in surgery, University of California Hospital, San Francisco (1956-1957)
Intern, University of California Hospital, San Francisco (1955-1956)

Career Related: 
Trustee, Royal College of Surgeons Foundation (1995-2002); Godrej Visiting Professor, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India (2000); Keynote Speaker, Pan African Association of Plastic Surgeons (2000); Overseas Visiting Professor, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (1994); Director, American Board of Plastic Surgeons (1979-1985); member, Balakbayan medical mission, Mindanao and Sulu, The Philippines (1980-1982); Surgeon, East Africa Flying Doctors Service, African Medical and Research Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya, (1972-1973); Plastic Surgeon, S.S. Hope, Sri Lanka (1968); Plastic Surgeon, S.S. Hope, Nicaragua (1966)

Military: 
Colonel, Medical Corps, U.S. Army Reserve (1989-1992); Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Air Force (1957-1959)

Civic: 
Board of governors, Bowers Museum of Cultural Art (2000-2002); Expedition leader, Flag 44, Skull Surgeons of the Marakwet Tribe, Explorer’s Club (1987); Expedition leader, Flag 171, Skull Surgeons of the Kisii Tribe, Explorer’s Club, Kenya

Creative Works: 
Contributor, chapters to textbooks; Contributor, articles to professional journals; Author, Editor, 5 textbooks; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Hand Surgery; Member, Editorial Board, Annals of Plastic Surgery; Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; reviewer, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Awards: 
Honoree, Alumnus of the Year, University of California San Francisco Alumni Association (2005); Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, American Medical Association (2002); Honoree, Physician of the Year, Orange County Medical Association (1998); Recipient, Certificate of Special Recognition, U.S. Congress (1998); Recipient, Humanitarian Service Award, Black Medical Students, University of California Irvine (1987); Recipient, Senior Research Award, the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation (1987); Honoree, Headliner of the Year, Orange County Press Club (1982); Recipient, Kaiser-Permanente Award, University of California Irvine School of Medicine (1981); Recipient, Golden Apple Award, University of California Irvine School of Medicine (1980)

Memberships: 
Chairman, Southern California chapter, Explorers Club (2001-2002); Board of Directors, U.S.A. Chapter, African Medical and Research Foundation (1987-2002); Team Leader, Reconstruct! Mission for Victims of American Embassy Bombing, African Medical and Research Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya (1999); President, American Association of Plastic Surgeons (1995); President-elect, American Association of Plastic Surgeons (1994); Vice President, American Association of Plastic Surgeons (1993-1994); Treasurer, American Association of Plastic Surgeons (1988-1991); Board of Directors, Association of Academy Chairmen for Plastic Surgery (1986-1989); Trustee, American Association of Plastic Surgeons (1983-1986); Board of Directors, American Society of Plastic Surgery (1970-1973); Fellow, American College of Surgeons; Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons Canada; Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; Fellow, Explorers Club; Fellow, Royal Geographical Society; Fellow, American Association of Plastic Surgeons; Distinguished Fellow, American Association of Plastic Surgeons; Member, California Medical Association; Member, Orange County Medical Association; Member, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Member, Society of Head and Neck Surgery; Member, American Cleft Palate Association; Member, American Society of Surgery of the Hand; Member, Society of University Surgeons; Honorary Member, British Association of Plastic Surgeons; Member, American Society for Craniofacial Surgery; Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Member, American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons; Member, Association of Surgeons in East Africa; Honorary Member, Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in Southern Africa; Member, Pacific Coast Surgical Association; Member, International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Member, International Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery; Member, International Society of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery; Member, Pan African Association of Neurological Science; Member, Muthaiga Club; Member, Center Club; Member, Club 33; Member, Phi Beta Kappa; Member, Alpha Omega Alpha

Family: 
Son of John Doan Furnas and Esther Bradbury (Hare) Furnas
Married: Mary Lou Heatherly (02/11/ 1956)
Children: Heather Jean; Brent David; Craig Jonathan
Grandchildren: Jago;  Siena, Diego Canalis

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 2002-2003, 33rd Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 2001-2002, 32nd Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America – 1990-1991, 46th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in America – 1989-1990, 45th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in America – 1987-1988, 44th Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2011-2012, 8th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2006-2007, 6th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2004-2005, 5th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2002-2003, 4th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2000-2001, 3rd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1999-2000, 2nd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2016-2017, 12th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2006-2007, 9th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2005-2006, 8th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2003-2004, 7th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2002-2003, 6th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2000-2001, 5th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1994-1995, 2nd Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1992-1993, 1st Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the West – 2003, 30th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the West – 2002, 29th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the West – 2001, 28th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the West – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the West – 1998-1999, 26th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the West – 1996-1997, 25th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the West – 1989-1990, 22nd Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in the West – 1988-1989, 21st Edition (pub. 1987)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World – 2002, 19th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the World – 2001, 18th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1999, 16th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the World – 1998, 15th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the World – 1997, 14th Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in the World – 1996, 13th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the World – 1995, 12th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the World – 1993-1994, 11th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 1991-1992, 10th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in the World – 1989-1990, 9th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in the World – 1987-1988, 8th Edition (pub. 1986)

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