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Programs and Services

Plastic Surgery

Kernan Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Physicians

University of Maryland School of Medicine Faculty Physicians

Ronald P. Silverman, M.D.

Ronald P. Silverman, M.D.

Dr. Silverman is an associate professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine and chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Silverman has experience in facial and nasal reconstruction, skin cancer resection, burn reconstruction, complex wound management, general reconstructive surgery, and facial and breast cosmetic surgery. He maintains a clinical and research interest in skin cancer resection and facial/nasal reconstruction, and is currently involved in research projects focused on tissue engineering for reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Silverman is also a member of the Kernan Hospital Cleft Lip and Palate team. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Wayne W. Babock prize for outstanding performance in surgery, Dr. Silverman completed his plastic surgery residency at Harvard/Massachusetts General Hospital, where he gained extensive experience in both cosmetic as well as reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Silverman is an expert in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, facial cosmetic surgery, and breast and body contouring.

Practice Locations:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Kernan Hospital
2200 Kernan Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207

Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360


Nelson H. Goldberg, M.D.

Nelson H. Goldberg, M.D.

Dr. Goldberg is a professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg's special areas of expertise include abdominal reconstruction, breast reconstruction after mastectomy, cancer, congenital deformities, cosmetic surgery, hand surgery and peripheral nerve surgery. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Goldberg completed a plastic surgery residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a hand fellowship at Yale-Hartford Hospital.

Practice Location:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360


Devinder Singh, M.D.

Devinder Singh, M.D.

Dr. Singh is an assistant professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine and co-director of the cleft lip and cleft palate program at Kernan Hospital.  He received his medical degree from Columbia University, and completed a combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency at Yale University.

Dr. Singh's special interests include facial cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction including microsurgical techniques required for perforator flaps, breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast lifting, liposuction, injectable cosmetic medicine, endoscopic carpal tunnel release, and body contouring after massive weight loss. His original scientific research on body contouring was presented at national meetings, and he was awarded the Yale Plastic Surgery Research Prize for developing a new approach to treat obstructive nasal air passages during rhinoplasty (nose surgery).

Practice Locations:

University of Maryland Medical Center
419 West Redwood Street, Suite 300
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360


Sheri Slezak, M.D.

Sheri Slezak, M.D.

Dr. Slezak is an associate professor of surgery in the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of Breast Reconstruction at the University of Maryland Medical Center. After receiving her medical degree from Harvard University, Dr. Slezak completed her general surgery residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Slezak also completed a fellowship in plastic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Her areas of expertise include breast implants, cancer reconstruction, breast reduction, and breast assymetries.

Practice Location:

University of Maryland Medical Center
22 S. Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Appointment phone number: 410-328-2360

For more information on the Kernan Plastic Surgery or to make an appointment, please call 410-328-2360.