Richard J. Wassermann, M.D., MPH, FACS
Background & Specialties
American Board of Plastic Surgery (1999)
Dr. Wassermann attended Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and concurrently earned a Master of Public Health degree. He went on to train in general surgery at the University of Chicago and completed a plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
After completing his training, Dr. Wassermann identified Columbia, South Carolina as a dynamic and growing city and a great place to raise his family. An active member of the community, he completed the extensive renovation of an area landmark and built his state-of-the-art surgery center.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Wassermann is the author of numerous scientific publications and has performed extensive research on the efficacy and outcomes of breast reduction surgery and is considered an expert on breast surgery by many of his colleagues.