Richard Simman

Professor of Plastic Surgery

Richard Simman, MD, FACS, FACCWS Board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Simman is the founding president and chair of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery ABWMS), past president of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists (ACCWS), past editor in chief of the journal of the college and sits on the editorial board of the Annals of Plastic Surgery and the Journal of Wound Care (UK). He is clinical Professor at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Surgery. He is the Co-Director of the Wound Care Program at Jobst Vascular Institute/ProMedica Health Network, Toledo, Ohio. His background includes training in General Surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University in New York, NY and a Plastic Surgery residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Centers in Southfield, Michigan. In addition, he completed a Burn Fellowship followed by a Wound Healing/Cultured Keratinocytes Research Fellowship at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, letters and book chapters.