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Ronald P. Bossert, M.D.

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Appointment: (585) 275-1000

Office: (585) 275-1000

Fax: (585) 276-1985

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Professional Background

Ronald Patrick Bossert, M.D. has joined the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) as an Assistant Professor of Surgery. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude, from Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Dr. Bossert earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
From 2006 to 2011, Dr. Bossert completed his internship and residency in plastic surgery at URMC. He then spent an additional year as a fellow in body contouring surgery following massive weight loss at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania prior to returning to URMC.
Currently, Dr. Bossert is the Director of the URMC Life After Weight Loss Program, a leading center for plastic surgery after weight loss. This program specifically combines his specialized surgical expertise with lifestyle and nutritional counseling. Dr. Bossert also collaborates with the Highland Hospital Bariatric Center to provide safe and effective surgical options that meet each patient's goals and expectations.
Dr. Bossert is licensed to practice medicine in New York state. He board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of professional organizations including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons.
In addition to being the recipient of several prestigious awards, including an Office of Medical Education (OME) Research Grant Award, Dr. Bossert has authored a wide variety of publications in plastic surgery. His special interests include plastic surgery following massive weight loss, surgery of the breast, hand surgery, wound care and general reconstructive surgery.



  • Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery


BA | Haverford College

MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
Fellowship in at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Plastic Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/26/2007 - 06/25/2009
Residency in General Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Internship in at University of Rochester Medical Center

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2008 - 2008
Junior Resident Research Award, Division of Plastic Surgery
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

2007 - 2007
Best Intern as Teacher Award
Sponsor: University or Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

2003 - 2003
Office of Medical Education (OME) Research Grant Award

2001 - 2001
Arronson Fellowship Award Recipient
Sponsor: Haverford College
Location: Haverford, PA

1999 - 1999
Archibald MacIntosh Award for leading scholar-athlete
Location: Haverford, PA

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Journal Articles

Mushin OP, Kraenzlin FS, Fazili A, Ghazi A, Bossert RP. "The Impact of Body Contouring Procedures on Urologic Outcomes in Massive Weight Loss Patients." Plastic and reconstructive surgery.. 2017 May 0; 139(5):1086e-1092e.

Katzel EB, Nayar HS, Davenport MP, Bossert RP, Rubin JP, Gusenoff JA. "The influence of preexisting lower extremity edema and venous stasis disease on body contouring outcomes." Annals of plastic surgery.. 2014 Oct 0; 73(4):365-70.

Bossert, RP, Rubin, JP. "Evaluation of the weight loss patient presenting for plastic surgery consultation". Plast and Reconstr Surg. 2012; .

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Autologous Dermal Flaps to the Breast after Weight Loss: The Dermal Suspension/Total Parenchymal Reshaping Technique
Book Title: Encyclopedia of Aesthetic Rejuvenation Through Volume Enhancement
Author List: J. Peter Rubin, MD; Ronald P. Bossert, MD
Published By: Thieme Medical Publishers 2014

Chapter Title: Gluteal Contouring and Rejuvenation
Book Title: Body Contouring and Liposuction
Author List: Centeno, RF, Bossert, RP
Edited By: Rubin, Jewell, Richter & Uebel
Published By: Elsevier 2013