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About Dr. Bass

Dr. Bass is a nationally recognized innovator and authority on advanced technologies in aesthetic plastic surgery.  Over the past 25 years, he has written and lectured extensively on his research in advanced surgical techniques including laser and other non-surgical technologies.  He has over 90 scientific publications in journals such as Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Annals of Plastic Surgery and Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.  He has presented his research results and aesthetic surgery techniques at over 200 scientific lectures at meetings before the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Giants in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium sponsored by Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, among others.   He has served on the Device and Technique Assessment Committee of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery and on the Non-surgical Techniques Committee of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.  He directed the symposium “Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Plastic Surgery” at NYU for more than 12 years to train surgeons in the latest advances.  Dr. Bass was the founding plastic surgery course director for a new multidisciplinary symposium “Summit in Aesthetic Medicine” which provided a critical overview of new developments in the surgical and non-surgical sides of this explosively growing field.

Dr. Bass directed the Minimally Invasive Plastic Surgery Program at NYU Medical Center where he was a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery for more than 15 years.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  Dr. Bass is frequently called upon to offer his expertise to the national media, such as CNN, The CBS Early Show, Fox News, The Learning Channel, Doctor Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio, Allure, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, among others and has served as a media spokesperson  for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Bass named Top Doctor with Castle Connolly.

Dr. Bass is also a featured physician on RealSelf.com. See Dr. Bass on RealSelf Q&A

Training:
BA, Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
MD, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha
General Surgery Residency, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
Plastic Surgery Residency, NYU Medical Center
Microsurgery Research Fellowship, NYU Medical Center

Certifications and Society Memberships, Past and Present Committee Participation:
Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (Board Certified)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
     Device & Technique Assessment Committee, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
     Outstanding Paper Presentation Annual Meeting 2011

Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
     Media Spokesperson
     Light and Energy Based Therapies Committee
Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery
…..Board of Directors

Recent and Upcoming Academic Meeting Presentations:

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Panel Presentation: Non-surgical skin tightening using fractional energy based devices, October 2013
5 Continent Congress Lasers and Aesthetic Medicine, Lectures on Cryolipolysis (Coolsculpting), Facial Volume Restoration, Eyelid and Orbital Rejuvenation with Fillers, Combined Ablative and Non-Ablative Fractional Resurfacing, September 2013

Summit in Aesthetic Medicine, Course Director, May 2013

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Laser Resurfacing Course, May 2013

American Society for Maxillofacial Surgery, Lasers in Facial Rejuvenation, March 2013

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Laser Resurfacing Course, October 2012

Summit in Aesthetic Medicine, Course Director, June 2012
Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Hand Rejuvenation Lecture, December 2011
Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium, Coolsculpting Lecture, December 2011
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Scientific Session Presentation, September 2011
…..– Outstanding Paper Award: Changes in  Wound Closure Rate Over Time in a Prospective,
…….Randomized, Double-Blinded, Sham-Controlled, Multicenter Study of Shockwave Technology.”

Summit in Aesthetic Medicine, Course Director, June 2011
Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, Laser Liposuction Presentation, June 2011
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Course Instructor, Laser Resurfacing, May 2011
Emerging Technologies in Plastic Surgery, Annual Course Director, 1997-2010