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$0$0Martin I. Newman, MD, is staff member of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, a position he has held since 2005. He serves as a Program Director and Head of Clinical Research for the Residency. As well, he serves as President of the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons, President-Elect for the Broward County Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Board Member of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons. $0$0Dr. Newman's interests include cosmetic and aesthetic plastic surgery, breast and body contouring, reconstructive plastic surgery and non-invasive techniques.$0$0He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, and completed his plastic surgery training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, Cornell University, New York, (plastic surgery residency), Cleveland Clinic Florida (aesthetic and cosmetic surgery fellowship) and at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL (general surgery residency)$0$0Dr. Newman has authored 11 book chapters, 40 professional journal articles on plastic and cosmetic surgery, and has presented 84 lectures and abstracts on plastic and cosmetic surgery. He has contributed to nine television, magazine and Internet publications, all of which focus on plastic and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Newman is also Adjunct Clinical Professor at Barry University in Miami Springs, Florida, Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Florida International University, serves as Education Director and Program Director of our Plastic Surgery residency and is on the Editorial Board of Annals of Plastic Surgery.$0
$0Program Director - Plastic Surgery Residency $0$0Head of Clinical Research, Department of Plastic Surgery$0$0Educational Director, Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Plastic Surgery$0$0$0$0Associate Clinical Professor - Florida International University$0$0$0$0Editor-In-Chief - WikiDoc, The Living Textbook of Plastic Surgery$0$0Editorial Board - Annals of Plastic Surgery$0$0$0Editorial Reviewer - Journal of Clinical Oncology$0$0
Microsurgical breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, non-invasive cosmetic surgery, abdominoplasty, body contouring, botox injections, laser surgery
Awards & Honors
$0U.S. News & World Report, Best Doctor, 2011, 2012, 2013$0For expertise in Cosmetic Surgery, Breast & Body Contouring and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.$0$0Patient’s Choice Award, 2011, 2013$0The Honor Roll of America’s Favorite Doctors selected by patients.$0$0Who’s Who, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013$0Established 1899 by Albert Nelson Marquis$0Awarded for accomplishments in the field of plastic surgery.$0$0Sun Sentinel Best Doctors, 2011$0Featured and awarded for innovations in the field of breast reconstruction.$0$0Award Winning Cosmetic Surgeon, 2011$0Selected as one of the most qualified cosmetic surgeons in the country based on published criteria. $0$0America’s Top Doctors, 2009$0This recognition identifies the top physicians who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise in their speciality.$0$0Attending Scholar of the Year, 2005-2006$0Awarded this solitary, annual teaching award by the residents in training at Cleveland Clinic Florida for excellence in the field of academics and research.$0Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida$0
$0$0Patient Safety in Plastic Surgery$0Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons. Annual Meeting, Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Breakers, Palm Beach, Fla., December 2, 2004 $0$0Massive Weight Loss, Body Contouring, Leadership Discussion and Exchange San Antonio, Texas, July 13-14, 2007 $0$0Baker-Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery$0University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla., February 3-5, 2006 $0$0Emerging Technologies & Techniques in Plastic Surgery$0Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, May 28-29, 2004 $0$0Laser Safety for Credentialed Physicians $0Weill-Cornell School of Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, N.Y. September 2003 $0$0
Innovations & Patents
$0$0Pioneered use of laser-assisted imaging in microsurgical breast reconstruction $0$0Pioneered several non-invasive cosmetic technologies at Cleveland Clinic Florida $0$0
$0$0Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery $0$0American Society of Plastic Surgeons
$0$0Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons $0$0Broward Society of Plastic Surgeons $0$0Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons $0$0American College of Surgeons $0$0
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Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Newman receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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