Varaztad Kazanjian 

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Varaztad Kazanjian (Armenian: Վարազդատ Գազանճեան, March 18, 1879 – October 19, 1974) was an Armenian Americans oral surgeon who pioneered techniques for plastic surgery and is considered to be the founder of the modern practice of plastic surgery. He graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1905. He served as professor of oral surgery from 1922–1939 and he was the first to hold the title of Professor of plastic surgery at Harvard Medical School. He also co-authored the first concise book on plastic surgery.

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