William E. LoVerme, M.D. – Curriculum Vitae
1974 B.S. Syracuse University, Electrical Engineering-Biosystems
1979 M.D. Boston University School of Medicine
Internship and Residencies
1979-1980 Intern in General Surgery, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
1980-1983 Residency in General Surgery, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
1983-1985 Residency in Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Combined Program
Cambridge Hospital/Beth Israel Medical Center, F.G. Wolfort, M.D., Director
Licensure and Certification
1987 Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery
1983 Massachusetts License Registration
1980 New York State License Registration
1979 Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
1979-1983 Clinical Assistant Instructor, Department of Surgery, State University
of New York, Upstate Medical Center
1983-1985 Teaching Fellow, Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
1985-2003 Clinical Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
1986-1988 Clinical Instructor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
1988-2003 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
01/96 Visiting Professor & Clinician, Hospital San Cristobal, El Salvador.
2003 – presentClinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
01/00 Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery, Catholic University of Guayaqil,
Appointments & Honors
10/94 Guest of Honor, Country of El Salvador, & Special Guest of
President Calderon del Sol
1997-1999 President, Mass. Society of Plastic Surgeons
1995-1996 Secretary, Mass. Society of Plastic Surgeons
1995-2003 Spokesperson, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
1998-2003 Peer Consultant, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
1995-2004 Mass. Delegate to National Council of Regional Plastic Surgical Societies
1995-2003 Plastic Surgical Consultant: New England Sports Network (NESN)
2/2001 Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery from the
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
1/2002 CME Certificate of Recognition from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
2003 Listed as one of Top Boston Area Plastic Surgeons by Consumers Checkbook
11/01/92 American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award
2007-2009 Awarded 3 times America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by Consumers research
2008 Awarded listing in The Guide to Top Doctors by the Center for the Study
2007 Healing the Children Sue Tiger Memorial award for extraordinary
dedication to changing the world; one child at a time
2020 MA Top Doctor
American College of Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
N.E. Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
Massachusetts Society of Plastic Surgeons
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Medical Association
Healing the Children
Hospital and Appointments
Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Chief, 1994 to present, staff 1985 to present
St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Chief, 1994-2000, staff 1985 to present
Waltham-Weston Hospital, staff 1986 to 2004
Boston Laser Center, Hahnemann Hospital, Boston, Ma, Associate Director,
Toxic Shock Syndrome after Chemical Face Peel: LoVerme, W., Courtiss, E., Drapkin, M., Wilson, R.,; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; July, 1987, Volume 80, #1
Precise Terminology for Suction Lipectomy: LoVerme, W., Courtiss, E.; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, January, 1985, Volume 75 #1
03/01/84 Surgical Approach to Parotid Tumors: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
04/14/84 Update in Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery; Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
05/02/84 Hand Injuries: Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
06/03/84 Abnormal Breast Masses after Augmentation Mammaplasty: New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Newport, R.I.
06/03/84 A Simple Temperature Monitor for Evaluation of Flaps: New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Newport, R.I.
09/18/84 Facial Fractures: Emergency Room Surgery Rounds, Beth Israel Hospital
06/08/85 Halo Nevi and Malignant Melanoma: The Correlations: New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boston, MA
08/22/85 Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction, Surgical Grand Rounds, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
10/31/85 Breast Reconstruction: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
05/01/86 Surgical Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate, Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
07/24/86 Facial Injuries: The Emergency Room Approach: Primary Care Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
09/29/86 Hand Anatomy: Surgical Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital
10/04/86 Abdominal Wall Function after Rectus Flap Breast Reconstruction; Howrigan, E., Slavin, S., LoVerme, W., Goldwyn, R.; Scientific Session, ASPRS, Los Angeles, CA
10/09/87 Breast Reconstruction: Surgical Grand Rounds, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
12/13/87 Medical and Surgical Therapy of Facial Fractures, Nursing Grand Rounds, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
03/07/88 Hand Injuries: Emergency Room Rounds, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
03/31/88 Burn Treatment: Surgical Lecture, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
04/07/88 Treatment of Pressure Sores: Grand Rounds, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
05/05/88 Wound Healing: Surgical Lecture, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital
10/14/88 Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery: St. Elizabeth’s Hospital School of Nursing Faculty Lecture
06/03/89 Frontal Sinus Fractures: Rationale for Management; N.E.S.P. & R.S., Hyannis, MA
06/15/89 Facial Skin Cancers, Local Flap Options: Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds; Massachusetts General Hospital.
01/26/90 Sternal Wound Flap closures: Surgical lecture St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
02/03/93 Healing The Children in El Salvador; Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Harvard Medical School, New England Deaconess Hospital.
03/03/93 CPT Coding for Plastic Surgeons; Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Harvard Medical School, New England Deaconess Hospital.
06/10/93 Management of the Infected Sternotomy Wound with Muscle Flaps; New England Society of Plastic Surgery; Newport, R.I.
01/01/94 New Thoughts on Breast Implants; Mass. Chapter American College of Surgeons, Spring meeting.
03/10/94 Management Infected Sternal Wounds; International Conference of American College of Surgeons; Athens, Greece.
05/04/94 Facial Skin Cancer, Grand Rounds, Good Samaritan Medical Center, Brockton, MA.
05/20/94 Plastic Surgery & Wound Healing, Northeastern University, Boston, Mass.
09/21/94 Surgical Grand Rounds, Breast Reconstruction, Newton Wellesley Hospital
10/05/94 Coding for Plastic Surgeons; New England Deaconess Hospital, Grand Rounds.
11/98 Ultrasonic Liposuction, Physics and Theory; Mass. Society of Plastic Surgery, Brookline, Mass., Visiting Professor of Plastic Surgery.
10/03 Body Contouring Surgery after Weight Loss; Massachusetts Society of First Assistants
10/04 Looking Yourself After 50: Our Quest for Rejuvenation, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Community Forum
May 1994Elected to the Council of Regional Societies of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Duties include coordination of the Mass. Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
1997-1999 President, Mass. Society of Plastic Surgeons.
1998-2004Executive Committee of Council of Regional Societies.
T.V., Radio & News Media Appearances
09/18/91Featured Guest; Good Day America; WCVB-TV ABC Boston
02/10/92WBZ-TV 4 Boston 6:00 PM News: Breast Implant Controversy.
02/16/92 Dave Maynard Show, WBZ-Radio: Breast Implant Controversy.
04/01/93 Middlesex News, Boston Laser Center article, front page
02/13/95Featured Guest; Healing the Mind & Body; Continental Cablevision.
06/29/95Featured Guest; Taking Charge of Your Health; WRKO Radio,
02/13/96 Featured Guest: Talk About the Mind and Talk About The Mind And
Body with Dr. Joseph Dreyfus & Gail Kelley; Wellesley, Mass.
09/23/99Featured Guest: Front Row Special, Survival of the Fittest;
New England Sports Network, NESN.
11/01/99 Featured Guest: Healthline with Dr. Christian Fantina, Cablevision.
11/99 Featured in Boston Magazine discussing Breast Implants and
6/13/2004 Boston Sunday Herald, Special Report (Plastic Surgery after Gastric
4/2004 Channel 4, NBC Boston: Guest commentary for news (mineral oil
10/27/06Channel 5, CBS, Boston: Commentary on Radiofrequency skin
tightening Technique (Thermage).
11/18/06 Channel 5, CBS, Boston: Expert Discussion on Silicone Implants.
Feb 2008 Channel 56, Boston, WLVI TV, State of the Art Medical shows on
Breast Implants, Facial Rejuvenation and Liposuction