Seventh Bergamo Open Rhinoplasty Course

Bahman Guyuron

Cleveland, USA

Bahman Guyuron

Cleveland, USA


• Graduate of Tehran University Medical School, 1971
• Straight Surgery Internship, Flushing Hospital and Medical Center, 1973-1974
• General Surgery Residency, Boston University, 1974-1978
• Plastic Surgery Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1978-1980
• Fellowship Craniofacial Surgery, Toronto University, Hospital for Sick Children, 1980-1981

Professional Appointments
• Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (2007 – 2014)
• Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland (2005 – 2007)
• Medical Director, Zeeba Surgery Center (1997- 2005)
• Division Chief, Plastic Surgery, Mt. Sinai Medical Center (1986-1993)
• Director, Section of Craniofacial Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1981-1983)

Academic Appointments
• Emeritus Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University (2015)
• Kiehn-DesPrez Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University (2006-2014)
• Clinical Professor of Surgery (Plastic), Case Western Reserve University (July, 1994-2006)

• ECFMG (certificate # 1574110) – 1972
• FLEX – 1976
• American Board of Surgery, #25156, 1979
• American Board of Plastic Surgery, #2388, 1981

Medical Licensure
• State of Ohio, #35-043031, 1979 – Present
• State of California, # C51825/CA, 2004-Present

Awards and Honors
• Special Achievement Award. ASPS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. October 2017.
• Lifetime Achievement Award. The Rhinoplasty Society 2017.
• ASMS Lifetime Achievement Award, 2016.
• AAPS Research Achievement Award, Clinical Research. May 2016
• PRS Honorable Mention – Most Public-Interest Paper Award for the article “Facial Changes Caused by Smoking: A Comparison between Smoking and Nonsmoking Identical Twins”. ASPS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. October 2014.
• PSF Research Impact Award, 2013
• AAPS Distinguished Fellow, 2013
• Simon Fredericks Award (Best Panelist during the 2012 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Meeting), 2013
• PSF Distinguished Service Award, 2011
• Consumers’ Research Council of America, “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons”, 2008
• “Best Doctors in America”, 2000 – Present
• Northern Ohio Live, “Top Docs in Cleveland”, 2001 – Present
• Cleveland Magazine, “Best Doctor”, 1992 – Present
• ASAPS Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery, 1999-2002
• Guyuron B, Michelow B, Schmelzer R, Thomas T, Ellison M. Delayed healing of rhytidectomy flap resurfaced with CO2 laser. (Winner of Sherrell J. Aston Award for the Best Presentation by a Resident or Candidate). Aesthetic Society Education & Research Foundation. Los Angeles, California. 1998.
• 1995 ASPRS Award Videotape on Palpebral Incision for Corrugator Resection. ASPRS/PSEF/ASMS Annual Meeting. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 1995.
• Beckenstein M, Guyuron B. 1994 OVPRS Second Place Prize. A New Look at Postrhytidectomy Hematomas. OVPRS Meeting. Indianapolis, Indiana. May 13, 1994.
• Bershof J, Guyuron B, Olsen M. G Syndrome: A Review of the Literature and a Case Report (First Place Winner in Clinical Division of Resident Contest). OVPRS Meeting. Sandusky, Ohio. June 14, 1990.
• Congressional Certificate of Achievement and Award, “Greater Cleveland Health Professional of the Year”, 1988 & 1989
• Winner of Resident Competition Plaque. Fleegler EJ. Unusual Flaps for Hand Reconstruction. American Association for Surgery of the Hand; American Society of Plastic Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana. 1980.

Patented Inventions
• “Laser-Seal,” An Occlusive Wound Dressing (Patent U.S.A. 2002)
• “Gradient Pressure Tourniquet” (Patent U.S.A., 1977)

Professional Society Memberships
• Academy of Medicine
• American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS)
• American College of Surgeons (ACS)
• American Medical Association (AMA)
• American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
• American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS)
• American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
• American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons (ACAPS)
• Ohio State Medical Society
• Northwestern Society of Plastic Surgeons (Honorary Member)
• Ohio Valley Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (OVPRS)
• Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF)
• The Rhinoplasty Society
• The Royal and Ancient Society of American Plastic Surgeons (RASAPS)