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Douglas L. Forman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Plastic Surgery

Offices

North Bethesda 301-881-7770 11210 Old Georgetown Rd. North Bethesda, MD 20852 Directions →

Insurance Participation

Medicare only. Other insurances, out of network.

Hospital Affiliations

Suburban Hospital. Sibley Memorial Hospital. Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. Holy Cross Hospital.

Additional Information

Special interest in cosmetic breast surgery, facial plastic surgery, breast reconstruction, liposuction, body contouring after weight loss.

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Dr. Douglas L. Forman was elected to Phi Beta Kappa during his undergraduate studies, and then he obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Yale University. His training culminated with a fellowship in Breast and Aesthetic Surgery at Georgetown University.

Dr. Forman received his board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons. Previously he was Chief of Plastic Surgery at Suburban Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. He was then elevated to be the Chair-Elect of Surgery and in July 2014 will become the Chief of Surgery at Suburban Hospital. He is a Clinical Instructor in Surgery at Georgetown University and is active in teaching the Johns Hopkins Plastic Surgery residents as well. Dr. Forman was the first President of the Maryland Society of Plastic Surgeons from 2010-2012 and remains active in state issues that impact the safety of patients undergoing plastic surgery procedures. On a national level, he is a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and he serves on various committees within each society, including the highly selective ASPS Ethics Committee since the fall of 2013.

Dr. Forman has been consistently recognized as a Top Physician in Plastic Surgeryby Washingtonian, Bethesda, Northern Virginia, and Consumers’ Checkbook Magazines. Washingtonian Magazine has selected him as a Top Doctor in 2008, 2010, 2102 and now again in 2014. The Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington was selected as the Best of Bethesda Top Cosmetic Surgery Practice for 2013. In addition, he has been honored as a Top Doctor in Washington Post Magazine and named a Super Doctor by Castle Connolly for the Washington, Baltimore and Northern Virginia region. US News and World Report has selected Dr. Forman as a Top Doctor for several consecutive years.

Dr. Forman offers both surgical and non-surgical treatments in order to achieve and maintain a more youthful appearance. His specialty in aesthetic surgery enables him to provide a wide array of facial rejuvenation as well as, breast and body contouring procedures. Eyelid surgery, face and neck lift procedures, breast augmentation, breast lift or reduction, breast reconstruction, Vaser ultrasonic assisted liposuction, tummy tucks, mommy makeovers and body contouring after massive weight loss are just a sampling of the procedures that Dr. Forman performs on a regular basis. He and his attentive, highly trained staff will individualize a patient’s care to help them achieve their desired goals in a safe and caring manner.

Injectables such as Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Perlane, Juvederm, and Radiesse complement other procedures performed or can offer a separate, non-surgical means to creating or sustaining a refreshed facial appearance. Ulthera is an exciting, new non-surgical treatment that helps to reduce facial laxity and thereby raises the eyebrows, better defines the jaw line and lessens loose skin on the neck area.

Dr. Forman regularly lectures on new developments and procedures in plastic surgery. He has been the Medical Director for Red Door Spas in the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 2006.

Education:

Dr. Forman received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Yale University. His training culminated with a fellowship in Breast and Aesthetic Surgery at Georgetown University.

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