When ASPS member David Watts, MD, looks back on his time more than 30 years ago as the only African-American in residency at Johns Hopkins University, he recalls, perhaps unsurprisingly, a rather lonely existence.
Hale Tolleth, MD, taught his renowned sculpture course to plastic surgeons for more than 40 years and also dedicated his time serving people in need through plastic surgery mission trips to Africa, Colombia, Honduras, The Philippines and Solomon Islands, among other nations.
Jack Gunter, MD, age 79, died Tuesday, July 11, in Dallas. He is survived by his wife, Deborah; five daughters; three sons-in-law; and seven grandchildren.
ASPS Life Member Gary Burget, MD, age 76, passed away in Chicago on Wednesday, May 31.
The Society's first president to serve from outside the United States, H. Bruce Williams, MD, passed away on March 24 at age 87 in the palliative care unit of McGill University Hospital in Montreal.
ASPS past President and Georgetown University Hospital Department of Plastic Surgery founding Chair Scott Spear, MD, Washington, D.C., died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, March 16, at age 68.
It's been 15 years since Gary Rose, MD, closed his practice of 19 years and retired at age 49, due to a sudden central vision loss in his right eye that prohibited him from performing plastic surgery.
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