University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Donald Laub, M.D.
Donald Laub, M.D.

Donald Laub, M.D.

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery

Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
354 Mountain View Dr.,Suite 103, Colchester, VT 05446


M.D.,Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 1990
Residency in General Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University Hospitals, Portland, OR, 1991-1993
Residency in Plastic Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, 1994-1996
Fellowship in Plastic Surgery, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center , Lebanon, NH, 1993-1994
Fellowship in Hand Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, 1996-1997

Academic Appointments

Interim chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont,   Burlington, VT  2008-2012 
Professor, Department of Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT  2007-present
Associate Professor,  Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2004 - 2007
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1997 - 2004

Awards and Honors

John Davis Award for Community Service, 2005


Laub DR Jr, Williams RK. Neonatal Anesthesia Neurotoxicity: a Review for Cleft and Craniofacial Surgeons. Cleft Palate Craniofacial J 52(4): 494-498, July, 2015.

Sinclair NR, Laub DR Jr: Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger’s Disease). ePlasty, 15: ic22: April 10, 2015.

Chopan M, Sayadi L, Laub DR Jr: Mobius Syndrome and Poland Syndrome Presenting Together in a Single Patient. ePlasty, 15: ic12: Feb19, 2015.

Laub DR Jr., Editor: Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity: Etiology and Treatment, (Springer: Heidelberg), December 14, 2014.

Burke LW, Laub DR Jr. “Incidence and Syndromes Associated with Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Limb” in Congenital Anomalies of the Upper Extremity: Etiology and Treatment,  Laub, DR Jr. ed. (Springer: Heidelberg) September 2014.

Loyal JE, Laub DR Jr: Ulnar-Mammary Syndrome: Clinical Presentation, Genetic Underpinnings, Diagnosis, and Treatment. ePlasty, 14: ic35, Sept 27, 2014.

Squiers MT, Rideout ME, Laub DR Jr: Femoral Facial Syndrome. ePlasty, 14: ic23, Aug 8, 2014.

Jerome MA, Laub DR. Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp: case discussion, unique considerations, and treatment options. Eplasty. 2014 Jun 6;14:ic17. eCollection 2014.

Azurdia J, Burke L, Laub D Jr. Pai syndrome: median cleft lip, corpus callosum lipoma, and fibroepithelial skin tag. Eplasty. 2014 Mar 15;14:ic7. eCollection 2014.

Buinewicz J, Laub D Jr. Giant omphalocele treated with intramuscular tissue expansion. Eplasty. 2014 Jan 16;14:ic3. eCollection 2014.

Blackburn E, Laub DR Jr.: “Finger Tip Injuries and Coverage” in The American Society for Surgery of the Hand: ASSH Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Textbook R Berger, AP Weiss, eds. (ASSH: Chicago) March 2013.

Laub DR Jr., Ajar AH: A Survey of Multidisciplinary Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team Examination Formats. J of Craniofac Surg 2012;23(4):1002-4.

Vu A, Laub DR Jr. "Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma," Basal Cell Carcinoma. V Madan, Ed. (Intech, Rijeka Croatia) 2011

Laub DR, Peterson B. Presurgical Orthopedic Therapy for Cleft Lip and Palate. eMedicine from WebMD. November 14, 2011.

Laub DR. Facial Trauma: Mandible Fractures. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated June 20, 2011.

Laub DR Jr. Case Report: Isoniazid causing drug-induced thrombocytopenia. ePlasty v11:ic10, June 8, 2011. 

Nesbit RD, Laub DR. Flaps: Random Skin Flaps. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated May 25, 2011.

Vu A, Laub DR Jr. Metastatic basal cell carcinoma: a case report and review of the literature. ePlasty v11: ic8, April 29, 2011.

Laub DR. Hand, Congenital Hand Deformities. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated April 6, 2011.

Tse R, Laub DR Jr, Hentz VR. “Thumb Reconstruction” in Plastic Surgery Secrets Plus, 2nd ed. J. Weinzweig, ed. (Mosby, Philadelphia) 2010

Laub DR, Priano SV. Hand: Fracture and Dislocations: Thumb eMedicine from WebMD. Updated Sept 7, 2010. 

Laub DR, Leitner DW. Craniofacial: Bilateral Cleft Nasal Repair. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated July 23, 2009:

Kandil DH, Kida M, Laub DR, Cooper K. Sarcomatous transformation in a cellular angiofibroma: a case report. J Clin Pathol. 2009;62(10):945-7.

Laub  DR Jr. Death from Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2008;61(7):846-8.

Laub DR Jr. “Examination of the Upper Extremity” in Plastic Surgery, S. Mathes, V. R. Hentz, eds. (Saunders, Philadelphia) 2005.