Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English, Farsi, Italian
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Acute Fracture Care
  • Adult Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Alveolar Cleft Grafting
  • Arm Lift
  • Arm Reconstruction
  • Arthritis Surgery
  • Arthritis, Surgical And Non Surgical Treatment
  • Arthroplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring
  • Body Lift
  • Bone Grafting
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Cheek Lift
  • Chin/cheek Implants
  • Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Corrective Jaw Surgery
  • Cosmetic Botox Injections
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Abdomen
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Body
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face
  • Craniofacial Reconstruction
  • Craniomaxillofacial Surgery
  • Deformity Correction
  • Dentoalveolar Surgery
  • Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Diep Flaps
  • Ear Deformity
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Ear Pinning/otoplasty
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Evaluation/Treatment of Antenatally Diagnosed Congenital Anomalies
  • EyeLid and Brow Lifts
  • Eyelid And Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Eyelid Deformity
  • Eyelid Lesion Removal
  • Face Transplant
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Fractures
  • Facial Implants
  • Facial Reanimation
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Facial Surgery
  • Fat Injections
  • Finger Joint Replacement
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Nasal Endoscopy
  • Forehead & Eyebrow Surgery
  • Forehead Lift
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Non-union
  • Fracture Reconstruction
  • General Plastic Surgery
  • Hand and Arm Reconstruction
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tranplantation
  • Head and neck reconstructive surgery
  • Hyaluronic acid injections
  • Jaw Reconstruction
  • Joint Injections
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Malignant Soft Tissue Tumor Surgery
  • Management of Cleft Lip/Palate
  • Maxillofacial Implants
  • Maxillofacial Prosthetics
  • Maxillofacial Reconstruction
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery of the Hand and Arm
  • Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Reconstruction
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Nasal Deformity
  • Nasal Endoscopy
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Neck Lift
  • Neonatal Surgery
  • Non-invasive Rejuvenation
  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Orbital Fractures
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Otoplasty (Ear Reshaping)
  • Parotidectomy
  • Pediatric Cranioplasty
  • Pediatric Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression/transfer
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Reconstructive Head And Neck Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery of the Face
  • Reoperative Surgery
  • Resection of Congenital Vascular Lesions
  • Restoration Of Speech
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Skin Cancer Reconstruction
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Speech Surgery
  • Steroid Injections
  • Surgery Of The Hand And Wrist
  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Facial Enhancement
  • Surgical Dermatology
  • Surgical Treatment Of Hemangiomas And Birthmarks
  • Transplantation
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult and Pediatric Facial Trauma
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Thumb Base
  • Arthritis of the Wrist & Hand
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Bone Tumors
  • Benign Maxillofacial Tumors
  • Benign Tumors Of The Head
  • Birth Defects
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Cancer - Sarcoma
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies
  • Congenital Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Congenital Hand Differences
  • Congenital Head and Neck Disease
  • Congenital Head And Neck Masses
  • Congenital Malformations
  • Congenital Vascular Lesions
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Dentofacial Deformities
  • DeQuervain's Disease
  • Drooping Eyelid
  • Ear Trauma
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Eyelid Tumors
  • Facial Nerve Disorders
  • Facial Nerve Paralysis
  • Facial Trauma
  • Finger Sprains
  • Flaps
  • Fractures
  • Fractures Of The Hand
  • Glomus Tumors
  • Hand and Wrist Arthritis
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • Hand Problems
  • Hand Related Sports Injuries
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Masses
  • Head and Neck Trauma
  • Head And Neck Tumors
  • Hemangiomas
  • Jaw Fractures
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Malignant Head and Neck Disease
  • Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Head
  • Malignant Tumors Of The Neck
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Maxillofacial Deformities
  • Mobius Syndrome
  • Moebius Syndrome
  • Nasal Fractures
  • Nerve Compression of the Hand
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Painful Joints
  • Parotid Masses
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Pediatric Birthmark
  • Pediatric Breast Anomalies
  • Pediatric Neonatal Disorders
  • Pediatric Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Pediatric Tumors
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Small Breast Size
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Ulnar Artery Aneurysm
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
  • Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Upper Extremity Muscle Transfers
  • Vascular Anomalies
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
  • Venous Malformations
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Diseases
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Biography

About Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD, PhD

Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD PhD,  joined Cleveland Clinic's Plastic Surgery Department in 2014 after completing a craniofacial surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic and is the Co-director of the Cleft Lip Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies Clinic. Dr. Bassiri Gharb received her medical degree from the University of Padova, Italy. She completed her residency in plastic surgery at the University of Padova, Italy (2008).  She then completed a reconstructive microsurgery fellowship at E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (2008) and a hand and microsurgery fellowship at St’Andrews Centre for Plastic Surgery, Broomfield, United Kingdom (2009). In 2010, she joined the plastic surgery department at Cleveland Clinic, as a research fellow and worked with Dr Maria Siemionow on vascularized composite allotransplantation until July 2011.Then, she completed a two years hand surgery fellowship at Christine Marie Kleinert Institute, Louisville, Kentucky (2013). Dr Bassiri Gharb also obtained a PhD in biology and regenerative medicine from the University of Padova.

Her specialty interests are pediatric and adult craniomaxillofacial surgery (cleft lip and palate surgery, orthognathic surgery, velopharyngeal insufficiency, Hemifacial microsomia,Treacher Collins syndrome, Romberg syndrome, Crouzon syndrome, Apert Syndrome, Muenke Syndrome, craniosynostosis, microtia and ear reconstruction, facial fractures, facial paralysis)hand and wrist surgerymicrosurgical reconstruction, vascularized composite allotransplantation including face and hand transplantation.

Her aesthetic surgery interests include facial surgery (including cosmetic eyelid surgery, brow surgery, face/Neck lift,cosmetic nose surgery, ear protrusion correction, cosmetic chin surgerycosmetic Botox® injections, filler injections), cosmetic surgery of the breast and body (breast augmentation,breast lift, breast reduction, arm lift, tummy tuck, thigh lift, and liposuction).

Dr Bassiri Gharb is an assistant professor of surgery at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. She has written multiple book chapters and has over forty peer-reviewed papers. Her research interests include vascularized composite allotransplantation, face, hand and abdominal wall transplantation, new techniques in craniomaxillofacial surgery and microsurgery.

 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2014

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Craniofacial Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2014

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2013

Fellowship - Christine M. Kleinert Institute
Hand Surgery
Louisville, KY USA
2013

Fellowship - St. Andrew's Center for Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Hand and Microsurgery
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2009

Fellowship - E-DA Hospital / I-Shoo University
Plastic Surgery / Microsurgery
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2008

Residency - Universita Di Padova Faculty of Medicine
Plastic & Recon Surg
Padova, Italy
2008

Medical School - Universita Di Padova Faculty of Medicine
MD
Padova, Italy
2002

Professional Highlights

  • Head of Research, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Program Director, Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship
  • Reviewer for Transplantation.

Specialty Interests

Pediatric and Adult Craniofacial Surgery, Pediatric Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Orthognathic Surgery, Congenital Facial Malformations, Craniosynostosis, Facial Skeletal Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Congenital hand malformations, Microsurgical reconstruction, Face and hand transplantation, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face and Body, Body Contouring, Breast Surgery.

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Kawamoto Award

Memberships

  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation
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