The most comprehensive, hands-on training available in facial cosmetic surgery
An AACS Certified Facial Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship is a post-residency program involving advanced education and training in the art of facial cosmetic surgery.
What Defines Facial Cosmetic Surgery?
Facial cosmetic surgery is a specialty exclusively dedicated to the enhancement of appearance through surgical and medical techniques directed to the areas of the head and neck. Facial cosmetic surgery is performed by dermatologists, facial plastic surgeons, general surgeons, ophthalmologists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, otolaryngologists, plastic surgeons, and physicians from other fields.
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Eligibility Requirements for Facial Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship
A General Cosmetic Surgery training fellow applicant must qualify under one of the following specialties:
Successfully completed an accredited residency program required for board certification, in Dermatology, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Otolaryngology, or Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. To qualify, board certification must be granted by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), member board of the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists (AOA- BOS), or a certifying board that otherwise requires the completion of a residency program accredited by the ACGME, AOA-BOS.
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY
Successfully completed an accredited single OMS certificate (DDS/DMD) or integrated dual degree OMS/MD program required for board certification, in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) MD degree with current and valid state medical and/dental licenses. To qualify, said board certification must be granted by a certifying board recognized by the American Dental Association, ie, the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery or ABOMS requiring residency training that complies with both the ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in General Surgery, and the Accreditation Standards for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Successfully completed an accredited residency program required for board certification, in dermatology. To qualify, board certification in dermatology must be granted by a member board of the ABMS, a member board of the AOA-BOS, or a certifying board that otherwise requires the completion of a residency program accredited by the ACGME, AOA-BOS.
Successfully completed an accredited residency program required for board certification in ophthalmology. To qualify, board certification in ophthalmology must be granted by a member board of the ABMS, a member board of the AOA-BOS, or a certifying board that otherwise requires the completion of a residency program accredited by the ACGME, AOA-BOS.
Other requirements can be found on the Program Requirements for Clinical Fellowship Training in Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
DARIA HAMRAH, DMD, FAACS
Description of Program:
Dr. Hamrah and his associate faculty are pleased to offer a 1-year fellowship in comprehensive facial cosmetic surgery with a heavy emphasis on aesthetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty, deep-plane facelift, browlift/blepharoplasty, and a significant amount of laser resurfacing, utilizing both CO2 and ERB:Yag lasers.
The fellow will work directly with the faculty both in the clinic, which includes a large non-surgical practice, as well as in the operating room. The fellow’s level of participation will be determined by his/her level of training and progress during the academic year. Most surgeries will be performed at our onsite surgery center which eliminates the need for hospital privileges.
There is also an opportunity to join Dr. Hamrah on his annual cleft lip and palate mission trip with his foundation “Alegria” based on interest.
Stipend and benefits to be discussed with the Program Director.
Prerequisites for prospective fellows: Fellow must qualify per the AACS fellowship guidelines. They must be able to obtain an unrestricted Virginia medical license. Training Fellows that are oral and maxillofacial surgeons must obtain a Virginia dental license prior to the fellowship start date. Training Fellow must also obtain personal malpractice insurance. Training Fellow must be board eligible from one of the surgical specialties listed in the AACS fellowship guidelines.
About Dr. Hamrah: Dr. Daria Hamrah is in private practice in the greater Washington, D.C metro at NOVA SurgiCare in McLean, VA, which he founded in 2009. He was born and raised in Germany and is double board-certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery. His dental and medical training ranged all the way from Universities in Germany (Mainz University), Harvard, University of Miami, and UT Southwestern Medical School. He is also Co-Founder of the Cleft-, Lip- and Palate Foundation “Alegria” and is committed to annual mission trips to South America.