Dr. Kristi Hustak's Credentials


Board Certified – American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2015


B.S. – Medical Technology
Magna cum Laude with Distinction
September 2000 – June 2004
Graduate: The Ohio State University College of Medicine Columbus, OH Doctor of Medicine August 2004 – June 2008
Postgraduate: Resident – Plastic Surgery Residency Program The University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals Galveston, TX, July 2008 – 2014
Plastic Surgeon – The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery


Texas Medical Board Basic Postgraduate Training Permit: BP10032099
Texas Medical Board License: P9878 Exp 05/31/2016


2003 – 2005, Research Assistant, Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Conducted experiments in a virology and immunopathology lab, Assisted with daily lab maintenance and presented at bi-monthly Journal clubs.
2003 – 2005, Student Intern, Parent Association, Department of Student Affairs, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2000 – 2004, Planned numerous campus wide activities including Parent’s Weekend and Sib’s Weekend. Responsible for secretarial duties of the office including student payroll, answering 800 line fielding OSU parent complaints, ordering office supplies.


2013-2014: President, UTMB Chief Resident Committee
2013-2014: Member, Graduate Medical Education Executive Committee
2013-2014: Member, GME Quality Improvement Committee
2013-2014: Member, GME External Training Site Committee
2013-2014: Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery Curriculum Development
2008-2011: Member, Chief Residents Committee Member at Large
2007–2008: Gold Humanism Honor Society, Co-Chair Leadership Initiative Committee, Student Rep Physician Development Steering Committee, Med 4 Rep Professionalism Committee, Student Rep Student Council
2006–2008: Plastic Surgery Interest Group
2005–2008 Latin American Native American Medical Association


2014 – present, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, candidate member
2014 – present, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, candidate member
2014 – present, Association of Women Surgeons
2008 – 2011, American College of Surgeons
2014 – present, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, candidate member
2014, University of Texas Medical Branch Resident of Year Nominee
2014, Outstanding Leadership Award, University of Texas Medical Branch
2013, UTMB Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident of the Year
2012, Singleton Surgical Society 1st place Clinical Research
2007, Gold Humanism Honor Society Clerkship Honors – Surgery Clerkship Laughlin-Craig Scholarship in Medicine
2006-2008, OSU Scholarship in Medicine, Wiseman Medical Scholarship
2004-2006, OSU Scholarship in Medicine
2004, School of Allied Medical Professions Award of Merit
2002, The National Dean’s List
2001, National Society of Collegiate Scholars Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Ea Sigma National Honor Societies
2000-2004, Minority Distinction Scholar


06/2014, Recipient of the, “Golden Scalpel Outstanding Overall Surgical Resident 2014”


“Use of parascapular flaps for grade IV axillary burn scar contractures”
“The role of HSV-1 in modulating eh immune system through MHC Class II molecules”
The Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Iowa State University, 2004
“The role of herpes simplex type 1 protein ICP 34.5 in modulating major histocompatibility
complex type 2 proteins and endocytosis”
Denman Undergraduate Research Forum (Poster and presentation), 2004
“The role of HSV-1 ICP 34.5 protein in regulating MHC class II molecules”
School of Allied Medical Professionals Thesis Forum (Poster)m 2004


2014, D’Feet Breast Cancer Auction Gala Participant
2008-2010, UTMB Chief resident committee (member at large)
2007, Mt. Carmel traveling community outreach van volunteer
2006, SNMA Diabetes Screening, Prostate Screening
2005-2007, Office of Minority Affairs Mentorship Program Mentor
2005-2006, Medical Students for Kids (MS4K) Program
2005, Women in Science Day Panelist
2005, Group Leader, Incoming Student Orientation 2005 Columbus Free Clinic Volunteer


Sports: Water Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball.
Interest in beaded jewelry handcrafting using traditional Apache Native American techniques