Leo R. McCafferty MD, FACS

Pittsburgh, PA, US
Leo R. McCafferty MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

We believe our patients deserve impeccable service provided with integrity and a smile. We offer you the highest quality and most up to date expertise in the field of Plastic Surgery. Each member of our team has been carefully selected and trained to assure that you receive the safest, most confidential and personalized care possible. We feel privileged to be given the opportunity to serve you and welcome you to our office.

Practice Specialization

Our practice specializes in all aesthetic surgery including:

Facelift
Browlift
Eyelid plasty
Breast Augmentation
Breast Lift
Breast Reduction
Breast Reconstruction
Liposuction (body and neck; ultrasound and tumescent technique)
Rhinoplasty (nose surgery)
Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
Arm Lift
Buccal fat pad removal
Chin Augmentation
Otoplasty (pinning back ears)
Laser resurfacing
Lip Augmentation
Labiaplasty
Neck Rejuvenation
Belt Dermolipactomy

Other non-surgical services:
Coolsculpting
Chemical Peels
Botox Injections
Dysport
Restylane
Juvederm
Radiesse
Sculptra
Perlane
Fraxel
Fat Injections
Laser Hair Removal
Skin Analysis, Care and Treatments
Computer Imaging

Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery November 10, 1989

Professional Background

1990-Present Private Practice
Plastic Surgery, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Plastic Surgeon Consultant for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery,
University of Pittsburgh,School of Medicine

2010 and 1992 Plastic Surgeon for the “Women’s U.S. Open” Oakmont, PA

1994Plastic Surgeon for the "Men's U.S. Open" Oakmond, PA

1987-1992
University of Miami, School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
Chief of the Staff Services, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami

1985 -1987
Plastic Surgery Residency
University of Miami, School of Medicine Miami, FL
Chief: D. Ralph Millard, Jr., M.D.
http://calder.med.miami.edu/Ralph_Millard/index.html

1981-1985
General Surgery Residency
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA
Chief: Leon Morgenstern, M.D.

1977-1981
Medical Doctorate
Temple University Medical School
Philadelphia, PA

1971-1975
B.S., Biology High Distinction
Penn State University
State College, PA

Teaching Appointments

Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

Past Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery-Plastic
University of Miami School of Medicine

Past Chief of Plastic Surgery Staff (Clinical) Service
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Past Assistant in the Direction of Residency Program
University of Miami School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Medical Center

Past Teach/supervise Plastic Surgery, General Residents and medical students
University of Miami School of Medicine

Publications and Presentations

McCafferty, L.R., Howard SA:  Minimal Expansion for Correction of Male Pattern BaldnessAnnals Plastic Surgery, Vol. 34, 1995; p. 379-384

McCafferty, L.R.:  Local Flaps and Free Skin Grafts in Head and Neck Reconstruction. Maxillofacial News, Vol. 10, Number 3, Autumn 1994; p. 5 (book review)

McCafferty, L.R.:  Surgical Anatomy of the Face, Maxillofacial News, Vol. 9, No. 3, Autumn 1993; p. 16

(book review)

Tse, D.T., McCafferty, L.R.:  Controlled Tissue Expansion in Periocular Reconstructive SurgeryOphthalmology, Vol. 100, No. 2, February 1993; pp. 260-268

Wolfe, S.A., Lovaas, M., McCafferty, L.R.:  Use of a Mini Plate to Provide Intermaxillary Fixation in the Edentulous PatientJournal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery 1989; 17: 31-33

Millard, D.R., McCafferty, L.R. and Prado, A.:  A Simple, Direct Correction of the Constricted EarBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery 1988; 41: 619-623

McCafferty, L.R.:  A personal communication in Principalization of Plastic Surgery, D. Ralph Millard, M.C., Little Brown and Company, 1988; 41: 619-623

Devine, J., Howard P, Manders, E., McCafferty, L.R.:  Male Pattern Baldness in Current Therapy in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  (Ed. Jeffrey L. March, M.D.), B.C. Decker, Inc. 1989; p. 425

Morgenstern, L., McCafferty, L.R.:  Hamartomas of the Spleen. Archives of Surgery 1984; 119: 1291-1293

Chambers, J.P., Peters, S.P., McCafferty, L.R., et al:  Multiple forms of Acid Phosphatase Activity in Gaucher’s DiseaseMetabolism 1978; 27: 7

Glew, R.H., McCafferty, L.R., Lee, R.E.:  Determination of Serum Acid Phosphatase in Gaucher’s Disease Using 4-Methylumbelliferyl PhosphateClinical Chimica Acta 1977; 80: 67-77

2009 Research publication in Aesthetic Surgery Journal - Multisite Analysis of 177 Consecutive Primary Breast Augmentations: Predictors for Reoperation.



2008 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Publication - A Letter to the Editor, The Fat Compartments of the Face: Anatomy and Clinical Implications for Cosmetic Surgery



Presenter at the following Specialty Meetings:



Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Moderator for Panel

What’s the Buzz? How Plastic Surgery and the Media Can Work Together to Benefit Patients

New York April 2013

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Presenter

The Principles of Plastic Surgery-How They Don’t Change Over Time

New York April 2013

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Moderator for Panel

The Emerging Trend of Non-Invasive Body Contouring-Is it Time For You To Buy In?

Vancouver, BC 2012

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Session Chair

Boston, MA May 2011



Annual Meeting of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Session Chair

Washington D.C. April 2010

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,

Moderator for Panel: The Disharmonious Lid/Cheek Junction-Challenges and Solutions

Washington D.C.

April 2010

Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery,

Presentation,209 Consecutive Primary Breast Augmentations: Pearls to Reducing the Risks for Reoperation, discussing the techniques for reducing reoperation rates in primary breast augmentation.

Orlando, FL

April 2006

Anti-Aging Symposium

"ASAPS Update"

Sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

2002

Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

"Minimal Expansion for Correction of Male Pattern Baldness"

1994

Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Session Secretary

1990



Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

"Hair Replacement Surgery", Instructional Course

1998 -1994



Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

"Hair Replacement Surgery", Instructional Course

1988 -1992

Awards & Honors

Included in a list of Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.

Fellow American College of Surgeons

Tiffany Award American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for the Best Scientific Presentation – 209 Consecutive Primary Breast Augmentations: Pearls to Reducing the Risks for Reoperation

Present Professional Advisory Committee
Burger King Cancer Caring Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Delegate
Pennsylvania Medical Society

Honorary Lecturer
Dade County Dental Research Association

Medical Practitioner, Government of Jamaica (for the purpose of mission surgery)

State Senatorial Scholarship
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Measey Scholarship
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

AAAASF Accredited Surgi-Center located in our office
UPMC-Shadyside Hospital

Society Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
D. Ralph Millard, Jr. Society
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Medical Association
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Allegheny County Medical Society

Offices Held

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Chair, Board of Trustees
President, Immediate Past
Leadership Development Committee 
Industry Policy Committee, Past Chair

Allegheny County Medical Society
President 2011
Board of Directors, Past Chair
Executive Committee

American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities
Board of Directors immediate past member

Leo R. McCafferty MD, FACS

580 S. Aiken Avenue, Suite 530,
Pittsburgh, PA, 15232, US

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