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Ronald Bossert

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
AddressUniversity of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester NY 14642
 Awards And Honors
1999     Archibald MacIntosh Award for leading scholar-athlete
2007     Best Intern as Teacher Award  | University or Rochester Medical Center
2003     Office of Medical Education (OME) Research Grant Award
2008     Junior Resident Research Award, Division of Plastic Surgery  | University of Rochester Medical Center
2001     Arronson Fellowship Award Recipient  | Harverford College
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 residencies in general surgery and 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 the states of New York and Pennsylvania. He is a member of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons and American Medical Association.
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.

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  1. Bossert RP, Dreifuss S, Coon D, Wollstein A, Clavijo-Alvarez J, Gusenoff JA, Rubin JP. Liposuction of the arm concurrent with brachioplasty in the massive weight loss patient: is it safe? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Feb; 131(2):357-65.
    View in: PubMed
  2. Bossert RP, Rubin JP. Evaluation of the weight loss patient presenting for plastic surgery consultation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Dec; 130(6):1361-9.
    View in: PubMed
  3. Vega SJ, Sandeen SN, Bossert RP, Perrone A, Ortiz L, Herrera H. Gracilis myocutaneous free flap in autologous breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Nov; 124(5):1400-9.
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  4. Bossert RP, Girotto JA. Blindness following facial fracture: treatment modalities and outcomes. Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2009 Oct; 2(3):117-24.
    View in: PubMed
  5. Vega SJ, Sbitany H, Bossert RP. Vastus lateralis free flap for soft tissue coverage of a lower extremity diabetic ulcer. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2007 Jan; 23(1):51-3.
    View in: PubMed
  6. Vega SJ, Bossert RP, Serletti JM. Improving outcomes in bilateral breast reconstruction using autogenous tissue. Ann Plast Surg. 2006 May; 56(5):487-90; discussion 490-1.
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  7. Bossert R, Rayburn WF, Stanley JR, Coleman F, Mirabile CL. Early postpartum discharge at a university hospital. Outcome analysis. J Reprod Med. 2001 Jan; 46(1):39-43.
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