Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Lisa D. Grunebaum, M.D.

General Information

Lisa D. Grunebaum, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-3787


  • English
  • French


  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Am Bd of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


  • Otolaryngology
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery-Otolaryngology


  • Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests

Facial Cosmetic Surgery including Rhytidectomy (facelifts), Rhinoplasty, Facial Liposculpture, Brow Lifts, Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Medicine, Laser Surgery, Nasal Airway Obstruction, Facial Reconstruction.

Research Interests

Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Medicine


Balshi Award for best resident research of the year
Jennie Beach Memorial Scholarship for Academic Excellence
Hobart Amory Hare Honor Medical Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
S. MacCuen Smith Memorial Prize in Otology
Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society


Haverford College
M.D., Magna Cum Laude
Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University
Post-Doctoral Fellowship
University of Miami / Miller School of Medicine


  • Grunebaum LD, Murdock J, Cofnas P, Kaufman J. Safety and efficacy of 2790-nm laser resurfacing for chest photoaging. Lasers Med Sci, 30:355-361, 2015
  • Mayor J, Grunebaum LD, Neurotoxins and fillers for Skin Rejuvenation, In: Facial Plastic Surgery; 30(1): 68-71; 2014
  • Bartlett K, Grunebaum LD, Complications of Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions, In: Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions. Aesthet Dermatol. vol 1: 121-142; 2014
  • Grunebaum LD, Baumann LS, Nonprescription topical treatments for skin rejuvenation, In: Facial Plastic Surgery; 30(1): 3-11; 2014
  • Mayor J, Grunebaum LD, Neurotoxins and fillers for Skin Rejuvenation, In: Facial Plastic Surgery; 30(1): 68-71; 2014
  • Grunebaum LD, Samuels I, Baumann L, Facial Cosmetic Procedures, In: Minimally Invasive and Office Based Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery, Ed. Fedok, Carrniol; New York: Thieme, pp 8-20, 2013
  • Franca K, Cohen JL, Grunebaum LD, Cosmeceuticals for recurrence prevention after prior skin cancer: an overview. J Drugs Dermatology, 12(5):516-18, 2013
  • Pham A, Greene R, Woolery-Lloyd H, Kaufman J, Grunebaum LD., 1500 nm Nonablative Laser Resurfacing for Facial Surgical Scars, Archives Facial Plastic Surgery, 13 (3): 203-210, 2011
  • Grunebaum LD, Murdock J, Castanedo-Tardan MP, Baumann L., Effects of Lavender Olfactory Input on Cosmetic Procedures, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, 10: 89-93, 2011
  • Carniol PJ, Meshkov L, Grunebaum LD, Laser Treatment of facial scars, In: Current Opinion Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery; 19(4): 283-8; 2011
  • Grunebaum LD, Heffelfinger R, Laser Treatment of Photoaging, In: Current Problems in Dermatology: Basics in Dermatological Laser Applications, Ed. Bogdan I., Goldberg DJ; Basel, Karger , vol 42, pp 122-130; 2011
  • Grunebaum LD, Murdock J, Hoosien G, Heffelfinger R, Lee W, Laser Treatment of Skin Texture and Fine Line Etching, In: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics: Aging Facial Skin: Lasers and Related Spectrum Technologies, Ed. D. Ellis; Vol 19 (2):293-301; 2011
  • Grunebaum LD, Hoosien G, Smith JE, Perioral Trauma, In: Facial Plastics Surgery, Ed. R. Heffelfinger and EA Pribitikin; Vol 25 (6):433-444; 2010
  • Baumann L, Grunebaum LD, Elsaie M, Murdock J, Jablonka E, Figueras K, Bell M., Safety and Efficacy of a Rapid-acting Topical Lidocaine Gel in a Unique Drug Delivery System, Journal of Drugs in Dermatology; 9 (12): 1500-1504, 2010
  • Grunebaum LD, ElSaie M, Kaufman J., A Six-month, Double-blinded, Randomized, Split-face Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Calcium Hydroxylapatite Mixed With Lidocaine Compared with Calcium Hydroxylapatite Alone for Correction of Nasolabial Fold Wrinkles, Dermatologic Surgery; 36: 760-765, 2010
  • Grunebaum LD, Bodgdan I, Mandy S, Dayan S, Baumann L., The Risk of Alar Necrosis Associated with Dermal Filler Injection, Dermatologic Surgery, 35: 1635-1640, 2009
  • Baumann LS, Grunebaum LD, ElSaie M, Botulinum Toxin, In: Cosmetic Dermatology: Principles & Practice Second Edition, Ed. L. Baumann; New York: McGraw-Hill; pp 169-190; 2009
  • Simons RL, Grunebaum LD, Endonasal Approach Rhinoplasty, In: Rhinology and Facial Plastic Surgery, Ed. F. Stucker et al.; Dordrecht Hedelberg London New York: Springer; pp 713-721; 2009
  • Grunebaum LD, Reiter D., Perioperative antibiotic usage by facial plastic surgeons: national survey results and comparison with evidence-based guidelines, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, 8:88-91, 2006
  • Grunebaum LD, Rosen D, Krein HD, Keane WM, Curtis M, Tereschuk D, Pribitkin EA., Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Monitoring and Stimulation during Endoscopic Neck Surgery in the Pig, Laryngoscope, 115:712-716, 2005
  • Grunebaum LD, Pribitkin EA, Rao V., MRI Findings in Carotidynia, The Internet Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 2(2), 2003


Dr. Lisa Danielle Grunebaum is a board certified Otolaryngologist/Head and Neck Surgeon and a fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon. She graduated from Haverford College with a bachelor degree in French Civilization and Culture. She also studied Art History at the Sorbonne, Paris as well as the Louvre Museum in Paris. Dr. Grunebaum earned her medical degree Magna Cum Laude from Jefferson Medical College where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. She completed a general surgery internship and a residency in Otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Following residency, Dr Grunebaum completed a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami under the direction of Dr. Robert Simons and Dr. Richard Davis.
Following fellowship, Dr. Grunebaum remained on faculty as an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Miami. Her interests include facial cosmetic surgery, facial rejuvenation, and facial reconstruction after skin cancer.

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