Arin K. Greene, MD, MMSc is a plastic surgeon at Boston Children’s Hospital. He received his BA from the University of Chicago and his MD from the University of Illinois. He underwent general surgery training at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and then completed a Howard Hughes Research Fellowship studying vascular biology in the laboratory of Judah Folkman at Boston Children’s Hospital. During this time Dr. Greene earned a Masters in Medical Sciences Degree in translational research. He then completed plastic surgery residency in the combined Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, followed by a pediatric plastic surgery/craniofacial fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Greene currently is the Vascular Anomalies and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Endowed Chair at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a member of the Vascular Anomalies Center, Director of the Lymphedema Program, and Director of the Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery Research Laboratory. His clinical and research interests are focused on vascular anomalies and lymphedema. He has authored approximately 200 research papers, 100 book chapters/reviews, and 5 books. His laboratory has discovered the cause of several types of vascular anomalies and is studying how somatic mutations influence the growth of these lesions. The overall research goal is to develop novel pharmacotherapies for this group of disorders.