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Educational Background

Education / Residencies / Fellowships

Bachelor of Science
Bowdoin College/Biochemistry – Brunswick, Maine, 1978

Doctorate of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine – New York, New York, 1978-1982

General Surgery
Tufts – New England Medical Center – Boston, Massachusetts 1982-1984

General Surgery
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, North Carolina 1984-1987

Plastic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Baltimore, Maryland 1987-1990

Special Training / Professional Recognition

Maxillo-Facial and Microvascular Surgery
Maryland Institute for Emergency Services Shock-Trauma – Baltimore, Maryland

Past President
International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS)

Recipient, Golden Follicle Award
For Achievements in Hair Restoration Surgery

Promoted to Associate Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Author of numerous articles and book chapters on topics in cosmetic surgery

Voted One of Baltimore’s “Top Plastic Surgeons”
Baltimore Magazine, 1996-2016

Invited Lecturer
Nationally and Internationally, on topics in Aesthetic Surgery


  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1994
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1992
  • The American Board of Surgery, 1988
  • Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1983

Hospital Appointments

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Northwest Hospital


  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • Baltimore County Medical Society
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Society
  • Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland
  • Nathan Womack Surgical Society
  • Northeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Past President 1996 – 1997
  • Executive Committee 1996 – 1999
  • Board of Governors 1993 – 1998
  • Chairman, Scientific Committee 1993-1999

Teaching Appointment

Plastic Surgery
The Johns Hopkins Hospital 1989-90

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Plastic Surgery The Johns Hopkins Hospital 1989-present

Special Interests and Experience