The Consumers’ Research Council of America has honored Dr. Russell Ashinoff as one of America’s Top Surgeons and Top Plastic Surgeons again in 2011. The Washington, D.C.-based research organization provides consumers with information guides for the best professional services throughout the country. Criteria include experience (based on the number of years in practice), training (education and continuing education), membership in professional associations and board certification.
About Dr. Russell Ashinoff
Dr. Russell Ashinoff provides special expertise in reconstructive microsurgery, particularly for breast cancer reconstruction and traumatic injuries.
Dr. Ashinoff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science at the University at Albany, graduating with honors and receiving the Presidential Award for Excellence in Research. He was awarded his Doctor of Medicine degree from the State University of New York at Syracuse. Dr. Ashinoff was then chosen to continue his training in General Surgery at the renowned New York University and Bellevue Hospital program in Manhattan. While there, he spent an additional year conducting research in the Laboratory for Microvascular Research and Vascular Tissue Engineering. His work was featured at several national and international meetings, and was published in numerous medical journals.
Dr. Ashinoff was then invited to train as a Fellow in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. While there, he worked alongside pioneers in the field of plastic surgery, learning the most innovative and advanced techniques in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. During this time, he also published scientific articles on Eyelid Rejuvenation and Breast Reconstruction, as well as authoring a book chapter on the treatment of pediatric craniofacial trauma.
Dr. Ashinoff is Double Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS).