Dr. Douglas L. Forman, MD

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Dr. Douglas L. Forman, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington 11210 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD 20852 Get Directions
(301) 881-7770

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Dr. Forman specializes in Plastic Surgery and practices in North Bethesda, MD. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Helpfulness
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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Forman's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (47)
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Rockville, MD |
Compassionate, skilled, knowledgeable surgeon and an excellent staff.
in gaithesburg, md |
I would recommend Dr. Forman any day of the week. From my initial consultation thru my follow up visits, his entire team were so thoughtful and attentive. After having nursed 3 babies, my breasts were empty and none of my bras or clothes fit right. He made me the best version of me while still looking totally natural. If you didn't know I'd had surgery, you'd never be able to notice. exactly what i wanted.
Frederick, MD |
Dr. Forman and the staff at The Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington were so nice, professional, and informative. After being diagnosed with Diastasis Recti and a Hernia, Dr. Forman was able to repair the hernia, muscle separation and tighten the sagging skin under my belly button after I had my 2 children. I never would have dreamed my stomach and core would look and feel this great again. I thank Dr. Forman for everything he did for me and I recommend him a thousand times over!
in Germantown, MD |
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Forman. He has done my breast reconstruction, including a breast lift on the other side, a lower face and chin lift, vaso-liposuction on my inner knees and thighs, and a lower body lift. He is highly skilled, hugely talented, compassionate, kind, patient, thorough, and honest about what surgery can and cannot achieve. He prepared me well for post-op and recovery. He personally called me at home after every procedure. I HIGHLY recommend him and his staff.
Rockville, MD |
Excellent surgeon with very good bedside manners.
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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Absent Breasts and Nipples
  • Benign Tumor
  • Body Disproportion
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Wrinkles

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Calf Implant
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Implant Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Full Face Lift
  • Hair Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Surgical Facelift
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Peck Implants
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Stitches
  • Vaser® Liposelection (Liposuction)
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Mount Sinai Hospital

    Completed in 1995

    Yale University

    Completed in 1997

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Georgetown University Medical Center-Breast and Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship
    H. Kirk Watson, MD Combined Program In Surgery Of The Hand
  • Undergraduate School
    San Diego State University

    Graduated in 1984

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Corso Research Award - Yale Plastic Surgery, 1997
    • Phi Beta Kappa - San Diego State University, 1984
    • Scholastic Award - Yale Plastic Surgery, 1996
    • Award of Excellence - Yale Plastic Surgery/Orthopaedic Hand Conference, 1997
    • Cum Laude - San Diego State University, 1984
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  • Media & Publications
    • Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery "Combination therapy for salvaging a failing, experimental skin flap"
    • Journal of Hand Surgery "Persistent or recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome following prior endoscopic carpal tunnel release"
    • Clinical Plastic Surgery "Current treatment of post-traumatic facial deformities: Residual ocular, adnexal and soft tissue abnormalities"
    • Annals of Plastic Surgery "Free radial artery grafts: Surgical technique and results"
    • Annals of Plastic Surgery "Breast reconstruction in previously irradiated patients using tissue expanders and implants: A potentially unfavorable result"
    • Contemporary Surgery "Cholecystocholedochal fistula associated with Mirizzi syndrome: Presentation, diagnosis, and surgical managment"
    • Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery "Evaluation of a continuous systemic infusion of lloprost, a stable PG12 analogue, on the survival of experimental skin flaps"
    • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery "Experience with reduction mammaplasty following breast conservation surgery and radiation therapy"

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Forman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Forman's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Forman

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients