May 2008 Articles

    • Local doctor inspires celebrity plastic surgeon in: Facial Surgeons Tag(s):

      Garth Fisher, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a known celebrity plastic surgeon. Before he went into the field of medicine, Fisher used to hope to become an architect someday. However, an encounter with Dr. John McRae, when the latter asked him to watch a gallbladder surgery, turned everything around.

      In a recent letter to McRae, Fisher writes, “I was just blown away by the operation and the incredible presence of the surgeon. I was awestruck by the operating room intensity, fascinated by the skill and control exhibited? At that moment in the operating room, my desire to become a surgeon was born!”

    • Dr. Alan Gold – New President of ASAPS in: Facial Surgeons Tag(s):

      Technorati Tags: plastic surgeons, asaps

      Dr. Alan H. Gold, a New York plastic surgeon, is the new president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). The Society is the leading national organization of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery of the face and body. ASAPS elected its new set of officers on May 4, 2008 during the ASAPS 2008 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. The meeting was participated in by plastic surgeons from around the world.

      Dr. Gold has been a member of the ASAPS since 1985. He is currently in private practice, holding an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the Weill Cornell Medical College. Prior to his new responsibility as President of the Society, Gold has serves as the Society’s Historian, Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice-President. He is also currently serving as the Society’s representative to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Board of Directors.

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