Welcome New Directors

 

The American Board of Plastic Surgery is pleased to introduce three new directors who joined the Board in May 2022. All ABPS directors (non-public members) are currently certified by the ABPS and meeting requirements of the Continuous Certification program. They will each serve a six-year term. All directors of the Board serve voluntarily and without remuneration.

 

                                       

Lee C For Website

 Clara N. Lee, M.D.

  Columbus, OH

 

 Dr. Lee is Associate Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the Ohio State University Medical Center. She serves on the Advisory Council   for Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at the American College of Surgeons and is Chair of Clinical Trials Network Subcommittee and Clinical   Research Study Section at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Lee attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. She completed   general surgery training at New York Hospital and plastic surgery residency at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Lee was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2005.

 

 

Shermak M For Website Michele A. Shermak, M.D.

  Lutherville, MD

 

 Dr. Shermak is Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins University. She is Associate Editor for the Journal, Plastic and                          Reconstructive Surgery and currently serves on multiple committees within the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Aesthetic Society.   Dr. Shermak attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed general surgery and plastic surgery   residencies at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Shermak was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2000.

 

 

 Urata M For WebsiteMark M. Urata, M.D., D.D.S.

 Los Angeles, CA

 

 Dr. Urata is Professor of Surgery, Audrey Skirball-Kenis Chair and Division Chief, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Keck School of Medicine   of USC. He is also Head of the Division of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and Director of Craniomaxillofacial   Surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Urata is Past-President of the American Societies of Craniofacial Surgeons and Pediatric Plastic   Surgeons. Dr. Urata attended medical school at Keck School of Medicine of USC. He then completed prerequisite training in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at LAC/USC Medical Center followed by plastic surgery residency at Keck School of Medicine of USC. He completed fellowship training in Craniofacial surgery at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Urata was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 2005.