SOURCE: Lisa B. Cassileth, MD, Inc.

Lisa B. Cassileth, MD, Inc.

November 18, 2013 06:00 ET

Dr. Lisa Cassileth Elected as the First Female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cedars-Sinai

BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2013) -  Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS has been elected the first female Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her tenure begins on January 1st, 2014.

Dr. Cassileth, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, received her medical degree and completed her surgical residency at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine. Dr. Cassileth is an assistant clinical professor at UCLA Medical Center and is Director of the plastic surgery graduate medical education program at Cedars Sinai. She specializes in breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction revision, and breast implant revision. 

The comprehensive medical program at Cedars-Sinai is internationally renowned, with a reputation for its dedication to excellence. According to an independent study conducted by the National Research Corporation (NRC), Cedars-Sinai has ranked number one in best overall quality of healthcare for the past 20 years, and its Division of Plastic Surgery is no exception.

Dr. Cassileth has pioneered a one-stage breast reconstruction technique, created a comprehensive, effective approach for treating capsular contracture, and is dedicated to developing new techniques to improve outcomes and elevate current standards of care. She is currently conducting two research studies through the Western Institutional Review Board (the independent ethics committee for biomedical research), to investigate new methods to treat and correct complex breast conditions. 

"I am excited to bring together two powerful forces: the high-quality care of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with the undeniable talent of plastic surgeons in Beverly Hills and surrounding areas. We have a great opportunity to support each other. Our cooperative efforts can have a huge impact on healthcare in the local community and on the evolution of our specialty worldwide," said Dr. Cassileth.

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