CV for Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS

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Education

1988 – 1992

B.A. (Architecture, Chemistry) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1992 – 1997

M.D. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

1997 – 2003

Residency, General Surgery/Plastic Surgery Integrated Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Professional Experience

2003 – Present

Founder and CEO, Cassileth Plastic Surgery, Beverly Hills

2007 – Present

Founder and CEO, 436 Beverly Hills, LLC, Ambulatory Surgery Center

2015 – Present

Founder and CEO, Bedford Breast Center

Appointments

2014 – 2018

Clinical Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

2011 – 2015

Associate Medical Director, Saul and Joyce Brandman Breast Center, Centers of Excellence Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

2005 – Present

Elected Member, Breast Center of Excellence, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

2004 – Present

Attending Physician, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Academic Appointments

2007 – Present

Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California Los Angeles, professional memberships and activities

2007 – Present

Medical Advisory Board Member, Fertile Action Foundation. Fertile Action is a nonprofit organization supporting breast cancer patients' fertility preservation options: www.fertileaction.org

2011- Present

Advisory Board Member, Children Mending Hearts. Children Mending Hearts connects children worldwide through creative expression. Its mission is to educate, empower, and encourage children by giving them a voice and inspiring a greater sense of empathy, leading to a path of lifelong global citizenry: www.childrenmendinghearts.org

2004

HELLPS International - Huehuetanango, Guatemala Cleft lip, cleft palate, head and neck tumors, hand burn releases in pediatric patients

2003

University of Pennsylvania, visiting doctors - Krakow, Poland Craniofacial reconstruction on pediatric patients.

Board Certification

2004, 2014

Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Licensure

2003

Medical Board of California #A81706

Honors and Awards

2016

"Achievements in Women's Health," A Vision of Health

2005

"Women of Action" Award, Israel Cancer Research Foundation

1995

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Cum Laude

Teaching

2007 – Present

UCLA Assistant Clinical Professor

2004 – Present

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

2002 – 2003

University of Pennsylvania, House Staff Committee, Plastic Surgery Representative

1996

University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Assistant, Anatomy

1995

University of Pennsylvania, Teaching Assistant, Embryology

Invited Talks

2015

Capsular Contracture Defect Repair Cedars Sinai Medical Center Plastic Surgery Day. Los Angeles, CA.

2014

Fat Grafting for Complex Breast Reconstruction Cedars Sinai Medical Center Plastic Surgery Day. Los Angeles, CA.

2013

State of the Art of Breast Reconstruction Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Grand Rounds. Los Angeles, CA.

2010

Patient Selection and Surgical Outcomes after Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Implant American College of Surgeons. Santa Barbara, CA.

2010

Purse-string Closure of Skin-Sparing Mastectomies American College of Surgeons. Santa Barbara, CA.

2002

Timing of TRAM Reconstruction with Radiation: A new approach for skin-sparing mastectomy, Northeastern Society, Bermuda.

2002

Timing of TRAM Reconstruction with Radiation: A new approach for skin-sparing mastectomy The Robert H. Ivy Society. Pittsburgh, PA.

2001

Implant Reconstruction in the Post-Lumpectomy Irradiated Breast The Robert H. Ivy Society. Washington D.C.

Intramural Presentations

2016

Course Director – Multi-Specialty Plastic Surgery Symposium and Bernard G. Sarnat, MD, Lectureship Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds,

2014

Complicated Revisional Breast Surgery Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds,

2010

Advanced Breast Reconstruction – The New Standard of Care Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds,

2006

Abdominal Reconstruction, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

2005

Hand Trauma: Diagnosis & Acute Care, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, conference presentation

2003

Management of Complex Wounds, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery, Trauma Symposium

2002

Statistics for Plastics, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery, conference presentation

2001

Dentistry for Dummies: A Plastic Surgeon's Guide University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery, conference presentation

2001

Introduction to Hand Emergencies University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery, General Surgery resident conference

2000

A New Approach to Large Defects of the Forehead University of Pennsylvania, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department conference presentation

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Publications

Cassileth L, Kohanzadeh S, Amersi F. One-Stage Immediate Breast Reconstruction With Implants: A New Option for Immediate Reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 2011 Jul 5. Cassileth LB, Chang B. Vascular Malformation within the Flexor Tendon Sheath. Journal of Hand Surgery. 2003 Jan;28(1):153-6.

Cassileth LB, Bartlett SP, Glat PM, Gripp KW, Muenke M, Zackai EH, Whitaker LA. Clinical characteristics of patients with unicoronal synostosis and mutations of fibroblast growth factor receptor 3: a preliminary report. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2001 Dec;108(7):1849-54. Gripp KW, McDonald-McGinn DM, Gaudenz K, Whitaker LA, Bartlett SP, Glat PM, Cassileth LB, Mayro R, Zackai EH, Muenke M. Identification of a genetic cause for isolated unilateral coronal synostosis: a unique mutation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 3. Journal of Pediatrics. 1998 Apr;132(4):714-6.

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Phone: (310) 278-8200

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