Former STUDIO Associate Fellow, Dr. Sean Bidic, is a plastic surgeon and Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He received his doctorate of medicine from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and completed an integrated plastic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. Between his general and plastic surgery training, Bidic was a research fellow at Carnegie Mellon University’s Institute for Complex Engineered Systems and Robotics Institute. During this time he also completed a Masters of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Art. Bidic recently completed a hand and microsurgery fellowship while serving as a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Academic interests include interdisciplinary investigations and exploring and developing intersections between art and medicine. Specific research projects have included constructing a robotic upper extremity and developing synthetic bone substitutes.