Dr. Brian R Gastman MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Brian Gastman is a plastic surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Gastman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 18 doctors at Cleveland Clinic Foundation who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: Aesthetic/Cosmetic, Breast Reconstruction, Head & Neck, Pediatric, Plastic & Reconstructive Microsurgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Interests: Skull Base Neoplasms, Craniofacial Abnormalities, Rhinoplasty, Melanoma, Head and Neck Neoplasms, Microsurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1996 - 1997

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1997 - 2002

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 2003 - 2005

Washington University
Fellowship, Head and Neck surgery and microsurgery, 2002 - 2003

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified in Plastic Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic

Top Surgical Activity, Maryland General Hospital

Rising Star Award, Maryland General Hospital

Loan Repayment Renewal Award, NIH

Highest In-Service Score Honor, University of Pittsburgh Medical School

Certificate of Award, Recognition 46th Annual Meeting Southwestern PA Chapter, American College of Surgeons

Resident Research Award

First Prize, Resident Research Award, American Head and Neck Society

Post-doctoral Fellow Award, NIH

National Research Service Award

Graduated with honors for thesis paper, "The Effects of CoQ 10 During Endotoxin Shock", University of Michigan

Graduated with Distinction, University of Michigan

Liaison Program Scholarly Award, University of Michigan

Publications & Presentations

Apoptosis and plastic surgery.
Gastman, B.R., Futrell, J.W., Manders, E.K.

Sources of Federal Funding in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research.
Larson, K. E.,Gastman, B.

A Modified Approach to Component Separation Using Biologic Graft as a Load-Sharing Onlay Reinforcement for the Repair of Complex Ventral Hernia.
Singh, D. P.,Zahiri, H. R.,Gastman, B.,Holton, L. H.,Stromberg, J. A.,Chopra, K.,Wang, H. D.,Condé Green, A.,Silverman, R. P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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