Credentials

Dr. Shuster

Personal

Medical License: Florida
Certification: Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery


Education

Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA.
Resident, Combined Residency Program in Plastic Surgery and General Surgery
June, 1991 - June, 1996

Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY.
M.D. with Honors in Research, 1991.

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
B.A. with Honors in Biology, 1987.


Honors / Awards

Residency:

Thuss Family Resident Research Award
Interplast, Inc., Resident Liaison, (Honduras-1994, Vietnam-1995).

Medical School:

Louis Gibofsky Memorial Award, for research in transplantation.
George N. Papanicolaou Fellow in Clinical Anatomy.

College:

Senior Honors Thesis.
Dean's List.


Memberships

Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Florida Medical Association
Member, Broward County Medical Society


Hospital Appointments

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida
Aventura Medical Center, Aventura, Florida
Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Florida
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY (1997 - 2002)
Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY (1997 - 2002)
NYU Downtown Hospital, New York, NY (1996 - 2002)


Publications

WC Lineaweaver; K Hui; K Yim; M Ruyle; B Shuster; J Eggleston; S Grover. The role of the plastic surgeon in the management of surgical infection. Plast Reconstr Surg, , 103:6, 1553, 1999.

BA Shuster, GW Commons, B Halperin. Subcutaneous infiltration in suction-assisted lipoplasty (letter). Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 100: 1932, 1997.

L Rodriguez, BA Shuster, RG Milliken. Giant Lipoma of the Breast. Br. J. Pl. Surg, 50: 263, 1997.

YL Karanas, KK Yim, BA Shuster, WC Lineaweaver. Lemierre's Syndrome: A Case of Post-anginal Septicemia Bilateral Flank Abscesses. Ann. Pl. Surg. 35: 525, 1995.

BA Shuster, AM Norbash, SA Schendel. Correction of Scaphocephaly Following Ventricular Shunting. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 96: 1012, 1995.

BA Shuster, LA Hoffman. An Old Friendship Revisited: Plastic Surgery and Transplantation. Aesth. Plast. Surg. 18:135, 1994.

LA Hoffman, MA Codner, BA Shuster, N Bogossian, L Egosi, AD Harper, RM Steinman, GS LaTrenta, GT Shires. Donor Leukocyte Migration Following Extremity Transplantation in an Experimental Model. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 90: 999, 1992.

MA Codner, BA Shuster, RM Steinman, AD Harper, GS LaTrenta, LA Hoffman. Migration of Donor Leukocytes from Limb Allografts into Host Lymphoid Tissues. Ann. Pl. Surg. 25: 353, 1990.

BA Shuster, MA Codner, LA Hoffman, RM Steinman, AD Harper. Cell Migration Following Rat Limb Transplantation. Clinical Research 38(2): 552A, 1990.


Presentations

May 2000:
Safety in Large Volume Liposuction: Anesthesia and Surgical Consideration. Instructional Course, The 2000 Annual Meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Orlando, Florida

August 1998:
Large Volume Liposuction: technical and safety issues. Grand Rounds, Division of Plastic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York

May 1998:
Safety in Large Volume Liposuction: Anesthesia and Surgical Consideration. Instructional Course, The 1998 Annual Meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Los Angeles, California

May 1997:
Safety in Large Volume Liposuction: Anesthesia and Surgical Consideration. Instructional Course, The 1997 Annual Meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, New York, New York.

May 1996:
The Role of Plastic Surgeons in the Treatment of Infectious Disease. 46th Annual Meeting of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, Indian Wells, California.

April 1996:
Safety in Large Volume Liposuction: Anesthesia and Surgical Consideration. Instructional Course, The 1996 Annual Meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Orlando, Florida.

March 1996:
Cranial Base Abnormalities in Posterior Plagiocephaly. Craniofacial Surgery State of the Art Symposium, New York, New York.

October 1995:
Rhinoplasty: Historical perspectives and Current Techniques. Grand Rounds, Stanford University Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery. Stanford, California.

September 1994:
Current Techniques and Advances in the Treatment of Craniosynostosis. Grand Rounds, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY.

September & October 1993:
Current Techniques and Advances in the Treatment of Craniosynostosis. Grand Rounds, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY.

May 1991:
Study of Donor Dendritic Cell Migration Following Rat Hind Limb Transplantation. M.D. with Honors Thesis Dissertation, Cornell University Medical College.

May 1990:
"Study of Leukocyte Migration from Rat Hind Limb Allografts." Presented at: Vincent du Vigneud Research Symposium, The New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center.

May 1987:
Expression of a Recombinant Retroviral Vector Carrying Human ADA cDNA in Embryonal Carcinoma Cells and Hematopoietic Stem Cells. Senior Honors Thesis Dissertation, Brandeis University.