About Us

Plastic Surgeons

Sheri Slezak, M.D.

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Dr. Slezak is a professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery and Director of Breast Reconstruction at the University of Maryland Medical Center. After receiving her medical degree from Harvard University, Dr. Slezak completed her general surgery residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Slezak also completed a fellowship in plastic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her areas of expertise include breast implants, cancer reconstruction, breast reduction, and breast asymmetries.

Practice Location:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

Amir H. Dorafshar, Ch.B., M.B.

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Dr. Dorafshar is an expert in adult and pediatric craniofacial surgery, facial reanimation, orthognathic surgery and microsurgery for congenital, oncologic and traumatic conditions. Among his specialties are adult microsurgical reconstruction of the head and neck following oncologic surgery, Mohs surgery or post-traumatic injury, and treatment of pediatric syndromic and non-syndromic craniofacial disorders, such as craniosynostosis and cleft lip and palate. His research focuses on composite tissue allotransplantation and tissue engineering, as well as clinical outcomes following surgery for cleft lip and palate surgery and facial trauma.

Dr. Dorafshar was also named by the University of Chicago Medical Center as a nominee for the Residents Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in basic and clinical sciences and has authored a number of book chapters in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Practice Locations:

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center
22 South Greene Street
Room P1G01
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-328-3058
Fax: 410-328-8862

Location Map

Professional Building
419 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-3058


Nelson H. Goldberg, M.D.

Photo of Doctor Nelson H. Goldberg, M.D.Dr. Goldberg is a professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg's special areas of expertise include abdominal reconstruction, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, cancer, congenital deformities, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Goldberg completed a plastic surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a hand fellowship at Yale-Hartford Hospital.

Practice Locations:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Drive
Glen Burnie, Maryland 21061
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360


Yvonne M. Rasko, M.D.

Dr. Rasko is an assistant professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and completed residencies in general surgery and plastic surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. She is a board-certified plastic surgeon.

Practice Locations:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

Professional Building
419 West Redwood Street
Suite 300
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-5300


SilvermanRonald P. Silverman, M.D.

Dr. Silverman is an associate professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has experience in facial and nasal reconstruction, skin cancer resection, burn reconstruction, complex wound management, general reconstructive surgery, as well as facial and breast cosmetic surgery. He maintains a clinical and research interest in skin cancer resection and facial/nasal reconstruction and is currently involved in research projects focused on tissue engineering for reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Silverman is also a member of the Kernan Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate team. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Wayne W. Babock prize for outstanding performance in surgery, Dr. Silverman completed his plastic surgery residency at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, where he gained an extensive experience in both cosmetic as well as reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Silverman is an expert in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and breast and body contouring.

Practice Locations:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

Kernan Hospital
2200 Kernan Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21207
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

University of Maryland Medicine at Timonium
One Texas Station, Suite 300
Timonium, MD 21093
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360