• At A Glance
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  • Bio

    Dr. Sean Herman is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He specializes in cleft and craniofacial surgery. His practice encompasses the full spectrum of adult and pediatric cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as gender-affirming care. He enjoys working with patients from birth throughout adulthood, optimizing their treatment in a collaborative, comprehensive, and compassionate manner. Dr. Herman received his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University, focusing on sculpture and studio art, with a minor in pre-medical studies. He went on to receive his Medical Degree from The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. During his graduate training, Dr. Herman completed an awarded year of craniofacial research focusing on genetics and 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (also known as DiGeorge Syndrome). He trained at Montefiore Medical Center’s Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Residency program, where he received institutional acclaim for his dedication and humanism and had the privilege of serving as Chief Resident during his final year. Dr. Herman is certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Herman continued his subspecialty training in cleft, craniofacial and pediatric plastic.


    Herman SB, Jelks GW, Jelks EB, Tepper OM. (2019). Male Blepharoplasty. In DS Steinbrech Male Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. New York, NY: Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. Barnett JM, Pang JH, Herman SB, Lee J, Stefko ST, Losee JE, Goldstein JA. Craniofacial Cleft: A Case of Tessier 10 Cleft with a Novel Method to Repair Large Bilateral Colobomas. Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal. 2019 Jun; Epub ahead of print. Zhang JQ, Herman SB, Tepper OM, Garfein ES, Weichman KE. Rank and Research: The Correlation Between Integrated Plastic Surgery Program Reputation and Academic Productivity. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 May; 80(5), 553-560. Delio M, Guo T, McDonald-McGinn DM, Zackai E, Herman SB, Samanich J, Shprintzen RJ, Morrow BE, et al. Enhanced Maternal Origin of the 22q11.2 Deletion in Velocardiofacial and DiGeorge Syndromes. Am J Hum Genet. 2013 Mar; 7:92(3), 439-47. Herman SB, Holman SK, Robertson SP, Davidson L, Taragin B, Samanich J. Severe osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis in a female case with whole WTX gene deletion. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Mar; 161(3), 594-9. Herman SB, Guo T, McGinn DM, Shprintzen R, Morrow BE, et al. Overt cleft palate phenotype and TBX1 genotype correlations in velo-cardio-facial/DiGeorge/22q11.2 deletion syndrome patients. Am J Med Genet A. 2012 Nov; 158A(11), 2781-7. Doscher ME, Herman SB, Garfein ES. Surgical management of inoperable lymphedema: the re- emergence of abandoned techniques. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Aug; 215(2), 278-83. Herman SB, Delio M, Morrow BE, Samanich J. Agnathia-otocephaly complex: a case report and examination of the OTX2 and PRRX1 genes. Gene. 2012 Feb; 15:494(1), 124-9.

  • Medical School

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine - 2012
    Bronx, NY


    Montefiore Medical Center - 2018


    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Fellowship - 2019