Why choose a board-certified plastic surgeon?

Plastic Surgeon Sarasota FLSelecting a surgeon you can trust is the most important decision to make prior to plastic surgery. Dr. Alissa Shulman graduated from an accredited medical school and completed five years of surgical medical training and two years of plastic surgery training. In addition, Dr. Shulman passed an extensive written exam and a comprehensive oral exam by fulfilling all requirements established by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Board certification confirms that a plastic surgeon has completed rigorous training. Dr. Shulman will answer any questions in regards to her medical training, experiences, and certification requirements. Please click here to learn more about ASPS.

Dr. Alissa Shulman’s educational background:

Medical Licenses

Residency: 1990’s

  • Medical College of Ohio, Plastic Surgery Residency
  • University of Texas, Medical School of Houston Surgical Residency

Fellowship: 1990’s

  • Thomas D. Cronin Fellowship, University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Plastic Surgery (burn surgery)
  • St. Joseph Hospital Houston Department of Plastic Surgery Microsurgery

Internship: 1990’s

  • University of Texas, Medical School of Houston Surgical Internship

Medical School: 1990’s

  • University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Services

Undergraduate: 1980’s

  • SUNY State at Buffalo, New York (double major)
  • B.A. Special Major, Anatomy, Magna cum laude, Form and Function
  • B.F.A. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Magna cum laude, Figure Drawing and Sculpture

Chief elect of the Surgery Department at Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Chief of the Plastic Surgery Section at Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Past President of the Sarasota County Medical Society (2016 – 2017)
President elect of Florida State Medical Society

2016 Sarasota Memorial Hospital Physician of the year

Florida State University College of Medicine – Associate Clinical Professor – Sarasota Campus