Basel A. Sharaf, M.D., D.D.S.

  1. Facial Plastic Surgeon
  2. Plastic Surgeon

Basel A. Sharaf, M.D., is a consultant plastic surgeon and practice chair of the Center for Aesthetic Medicine & Surgery at the Mayo Clinic. His areas of specialization include:

  • Expertise in facial aesthetic surgery, such as face lift, neck lift, brow lift, fat grafting to replace volume loss, and eyelid lift (blepharoplasty)
  • Expertise in breast surgery, such as breast reduction, breast lift, and breast augmentation with implants and fat grafting
  • Expertise in body contouring procedures such as abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast lift, arm lift, liposuction
  • Complex facial, eyelid, and orbital reconstruction after trauma or tumor. This involves working with other experts such as ophthalmology, dermatology to help patients with unique problems

Dr. Sharaf emphasizes promoting each patient's understanding of their treatment options and empowering patients to become partners in managing their plastic surgical journey.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Sharaf is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents, medical students and fellows. He has special interest in patient safety and surgical quality. Dr. Sharaf authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. Dermatochalasis
  2. Diastasis recti
  3. Skin wrinkles
  1. Arm lift
  2. Blepharoplasty
  3. Botox injection
  4. Breast augmentation
  5. Breast lift
  6. Breast reduction
  7. Brow lift
  8. Chin surgery
  9. Cosmetic surgery
  10. Craniofacial surgery
  11. Face lift
  12. Facial contouring surgery
  13. Facial feminization surgery
  14. Facial implant surgery
  15. Facial reconstruction
  16. Fat grafting
  17. Liposuction
  18. Mommy makeover
  19. Neck lift
  20. Scar revision
  21. Tummy tuck
  • Facial Aesthetic Surgery (Face lift)
  • Breast Cosmetic Surgery (Breast Lift)
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid lift)
  • Brow lift
  • Facelift
  • Fat grafting
  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck/Mommy Makeover)
  • Body contouring including after massive weight loss (abdominoplasty/liposuction)
  • Breast lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Augmentation (Mommy Makeover)
  • Arm lift (Brachioplasty)
  • Facial Gender Confirmation Surgery
  • Aesthetic surgery
  • Scar revision
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  1. 2014
    Fellow - PGY7. Chairman: Charles Butler, MDDepartment of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  2. 2011
    Chief Resident - PGY6. Chairman: Teresa Benaquista, MDDivision of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Saint Lukes Roosevelt Hospital, Beth Israel Medical Center, Jacobi Medical Center
  3. 2010
    Resident - PGY5. Chairman: David A. Staffenberg MD, DSc, FACSMontefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  4. 2009
    Chief Resident - PGY4. Chairman: Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACSChildren's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital
  5. 2008
    Resident - PGY3Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  6. 2007
    Resident - PGY2Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  7. 2006
    MDHarvard Medical School
  8. 2004
    Resident - PGY1. Chairman: Leonard B. Kaban, DMD, MD, FACSDepartment of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
  9. 1999
    Research AssistantDana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
  10. 1998
    BSc (Hons) - Interdepartmental honors immunology programMcGill University

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Plastic SurgeryAmerican Board of Plastic Surgery
  2. 2012
    Oral & Maxillofacial SurgeryAmerican Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2018
    James Barrett Brown AwardAmerican Association of Plastic Surgeons
  2. 2018
    James Barrett Brown AwardAmerican Association of Plastic Surgeons
  3. 2014
    Best Save: Awarded to the microsurgery fellow with the best microsurgical case save of the year at MD Anderson Cancer CenterMD Anderson Cancer Center
  4. 2014
    Best Case Save, Awarded to the Microsurgery Fellow with the best microsurgical case save of the yearUniversity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  5. 2005
    Summer Research ScholarshipHarvard Medical School
  6. 2005
    Summer Research Scholarship, Skeletal Biology Research CenterMassachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
  7. 2005
    Summer Research Scholarship, Skeletal Biology Research CenterMassachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  8. 2002
    Best Research Award Faculty of DentistryFaculty of Dentistry, McGill University
  9. 2002
    Dentistry Canada Fund Undergraduate ScholarshipFaculty of Dentistry, McGill University
  10. 2002
    Medical Research Council of Canada Research Award, Faculty of DentistryMcGill University
  11. 2002
    Molson Medical Informatics Research Award, Faculty of MedicineMcGill University, Faculty of Medicine
  12. 2002
    Medical Research Council of Canada Research Award, Faculty of DentistryMcGill University
  13. 2002
    Molson Medical Informatics Research Award, Faculty of MedicineMcGill University
  14. 2002
    Best Research Award Faculty of DentistryMcGill University
  15. 2001
    Medical Research Council of Canada Research Award, Faculty of DentistryMcGill University
  16. 2001
    Molson Medical Informatics Research Award, Faculty of MedicineMcGill University, Faculty of Medicine
  17. 2001
    Medical Research Council of Canada Research Award, Faculty of DentistryMcGill University
  18. 2001
    Molson Medical Informatics Research Award, Faculty of MedicineMcGill University
  19. 1998
    Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Academic AchievementMcGill University, Faculty of Science
  20. 1998
    First Class Graduation Distinction McGill University, Faculty of Science
  21. 1997
    Golden Key National Honor Society Outstanding Academic AchievementFaculty of Science, McGill University

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Plastic Surgeons
  2. 2020 - present
    ChairQuality Committee, Department of Surgery
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberMayo Midwest Quality Committee
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberSurgical Peer Research Review Committee (SPRRC)
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberDivision of Plastic Surgery Specialty Council
  7. 2017 - present
    MemberInternational Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  8. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  9. 2017 - 2020
    Quality Improvment Morbidity and MortalityDivision of Plastic Surgery
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberResident Competency Committee
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
  12. 2015 - present
    Grant ReviewerAmerican Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  13. 2015 - present
    ChairSurgical Quality Committee
  14. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery
  15. 2015 - present
    Quality of Care LiaisonDivision of Plastic Surgery
  16. 2015 - present
    Medical Director - Francis 1C/2CDepartment of Surgery
  17. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Surgeons
  18. 2014 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Society
  19. 2013
    Kaleida Health System
  20. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Plastic Surgeons
  21. 2013 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  22. 2012 - 2014
    Kaleida Health System
  23. 2012 - 2014
    ChiefKaleida Health System (Buffalo General Medical Center, Women and Children's Hospital, Degraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital)
  24. 2012 - 2014
    Kaleida Health System (Buffalo General Medical Center, Women and Children's Hospital, Degraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital)
  25. 2012 - 2014
    MemberKaleida Health System (Buffalo General Medical Center, Women and Children's Hospital, Degraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital)
  26. 2012 - 2014
    Executive MemberKaleida Health System (Buffalo General Medical Center, Women and Children's Hospital, Degraff Memorial Hospital, Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital)
  27. 2011 - 2012
    University at Buffalo Surgeons, Inc.
  28. 2011
    American College of Surgeons - Western New York Chapter
  29. 2011 - present
    MemberRoyal Colleage of Dental Surgeons of Canada
  30. 2003
    Admissions ReviewerMcGill University
  31. 2003
    Advisory Board MemberMcGill University
  32. 2002
    Admissions ReviewerMcGill University
  33. 2002
    Advisory Board MemberMcGill University

Publications