Prof. Dr. Oscar A. ZIMMAN
Dr. Zimman received his M.D. from the School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, in 1967. He completed his residency program in General Surgery at the Rawson Hospital in 1971 and began his training as a plastic surgeon at the Alvear Hospital. In 1976 he received the degree of specialist in Plastic Surgery from the Ministry of Public Health of Argentina
He received his PhD as a Doctor in Medicine (University od Buenos Aires)in 1983, with a doctoral thesis entitled: Muscular and myocutaneous flaps, which obtained a qualification of outstanding (Honors).
He has been invited by several prestigious institutions such as the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota, USA), the University of California at San Francisco, the University of Alabama in Birmingham, the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the Society of Plastic Surgery of Perú, the Society of Plastic Surgery of Uruguay, the San Pablo Chapter of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, the Chilean Society of Plastic Surgery, etc. In 1987, he was awarded a scholarship by the American College of Surgeons in the U.S.In 2014 Visiting Professor at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA
He has published numerous papers in Argentina and abroad,book chapters, and has received several awards in his specialty.
He is a member of the Argentine Society of Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Lipoplasty Society of North America and is a Fellow in Plastic Surgery of the American College of Surgeons. In 2003 he was appointed Honorary Member of the Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Esthetic Surgery of Perú. And Uruguay
In 1996, as a result of an open contest, he obtained the position of Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the School of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires.
In 1999, as a result of an open contest, he was appointed Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery of the Hospital de Clínicas «José de San Martín» till 2013. Since 2000/2014 Director of the Career of Specialist in Plastic Surgery at the School of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires. He is also General Coordinator of the Career since 2003/2014 and member of the Faculty Council (CODEP) of the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires (2007/2009).