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Top Female Plastic Surgeon Baltimore Maryland
Top Female Plastic Surgeon Baltimore Maryland
Top Female Plastic Surgeon Baltimore Maryland
Top Female Plastic Surgeon Baltimore Maryland
Top Female Plastic Surgeon Baltimore Maryland

A native of Baltimore, Dr. Shermak graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna cum Laude from Franklin and Marshall College. She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and was the first to finish a combined residency program in general and plastic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and is an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Dr. Shermak represents the American Board of Plastic Surgery, examining candidates for board certification.

After completing her plastic surgery training, Dr. Shermak went on to pursue further specialized training in aesthetic, breast, and body contouring surgery in Nashville with Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell and Dr. Jack Fisher. There she learned the latest techniques in body sculpting, including liposuction and body lifts; breast surgery, including primary and complex cosmetic and reconstructive procedures; and facial rejuvenation surgery, including laser resurfacing, facial peels, endoscopic surgery, and facelifts.

Our Office

Conveniently located in the Baltimore/Lutherville area in Maryland, Dr. Shermak’s office provides comfort, ease and style as you wait for your appointment. From our kind, helpful staff to our climate-controlled environment, everything at our office is tailored to your satisfaction and peace of mind.

We have private, pleasant consultation rooms, world class technology and equipment, and recovery suites that are soothing and tranquil. The attractive décor throughout gives the impression that you are visiting a luxury hotel or spa rather than an ordinary doctor’s office.

Our Staff

As a patient-centric practice, we strive to create an environment where you truly feel heard and understood, and where your questions are answered with a friendly, compassionate attitude. Each member of our staff is dedicated to going the extra mile for your success, whether that means assisting you with scheduling, financing, parking or aftercare.

Our team is adamant about maintaining discretion and privacy at all times, so you can focus on a stress-free procedure and recovery.

Dr. Shermak has become nationally known for her work with breast and body-lifting procedures and her work with post-pregnancy and massive weight loss patients. She presents at national and international meetings, and has authored many publications in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery such as textbooks, scientific journal articles and podium speeches, defining her as a leader in the plastic surgery world. The culmination of all of this work was evidenced by the launch of Dr. Shermak’s surgical atlas focusing on breast and body contouring surgery, published by McGraw Hill in New York in 2010.

After a tenure of 22 years at Johns Hopkins since beginning medical school, during which time she served as chief of plastic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Dr. Shermak transitioned into private practice in Lutherville, MD and today is known as among the Baltimore, Maryland area’s best plastic surgeons. She has been named a “Top Doc” in plastic surgery for multiple years by Baltimore Magazine. She remains on part-time faculty and maintains her academic affiliation with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine to continue on with her interests in teaching and research.

In 2017-2018, Dr. Shermak will be a visiting professor for the national plastic surgery society (ASPS) educational arm, the Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF). During this time, she will visit plastic surgery residency training programs throughout the United States to lecture on body contouring, perioperative safety, and the optimization of surgical outcomes. She is also in charge of the Cosmetic Surgery program for the annual meeting of the ASPS.

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Memberships

Dr. Shermak is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Board Certified in Plastic Surgery and an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). She is a member of the esteemed American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). Locally, she is a member of MedChi, Maryland’s Medical Society, the Maryland Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Maimonides Society.

Education and plastic surgery training

Dr. Shermak graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Franklin and Marshall College. She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and was the first to finish a combined residency program in general and plastic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Specialized cosmetic surgery training

After completing her plastic surgery training, Dr. Shermak went on to further specialized training in aesthetic, breast, and body contouring surgery under the direction of Dr. G. Patrick Maxwell in Nashville. There she learned the latest techniques in body contouring surgery, including liposuction and body lifts, and facial rejuvenation surgery, including laser resurfacing, facial peels, endoscopic surgery, and facelifts. Dr. Shermak has become nationally known for her work with body lifting procedures and work with massive weight loss patients.

Publications

Dr. Shermak has authored many publications in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Her research has focused on the basic science of soft tissue and bone healing, tissue engineering, and the biology of fat; and clinically on breast surgery and body contouring surgery. In addition to writing multiple articles and chapters, Dr. Shermak has authored a comprehensive surgical atlas focusing on breast and body contouring surgery, published by McGraw Hill in New York. She also served as editor-in-chief of Plastic Surgery News, a monthly publication of the ASPS, and PSN online.

Academic appointments

Dr. Shermak is an Associate Professor in Plastic Surgery at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine with a part-time faculty position in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

1304 Bellona Ave, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093

Dr. Michele Shermak offers some of the top cosmetic procedures Baltimore, MD has to offer
including Baltimore breast augmentation & liposuction

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