Dr. Charles K. Herman is an internationally published, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breasts, and body, as well as reconstructive surgery of the face and breasts. An active academician as well as clinical surgeon, he is on the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and The Commonwealth Medical College in Pennsylvania; Chief Medical Executive, Chairman of Surgery and Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Pocono Health Systems; a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; an award-winning researcher, an author of numerous publications in highly esteemed journals and textbooks, and a lecturer and presenter at medical schools, hospitals, and conferences throughout the country. Dr. Herman has an office and fully accreditated surgery suite on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, directly across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and an office and spa suite in the scenic and relaxing Delaware Water Gap vacation area of Pennsylvania bordering New Jersey. He has been interviewed recently by ABC News, PBS Channel 21, and Fox News, and in multiple magazines and newspapers including Health Magazine, Our House Magazine, the Star-Ledger, the Morning Call, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, the Pocono Record, and the Eastern Poconos Community News. His reconstruction of the nose and cheeks of an American soldier injured in Iraq received international attention and was featured on the Discovery Channel's popular show "American Chopper." Dr. Herman's textbook, "Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting After Massive Weight Loss," has become a bestseller in plastic surgery and recently received a national book prize from the American Publishers' Association. Dr. Herman's referrals come from all regions of the world. The office is also happy to provide direct online financing options to assist patients in affording surgery.
Members of the American College of Surgeons are referred to as "Fellows." The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon's name mean that the surgeon's education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the College.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), founded in 1967, is the leading professional organization of plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. Founded in 1931, the society is composed of board-certified plastic surgeons who perform cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.