Charles K. Herman, M.D., F.A.C.S., P.L.L.C.
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

Honors and Awards

Dr. Herman has received numerous prestigious academic, research, and clinical honors and awards throughout his career:

  • Wharton School of Business Director's List, Top 10% of Class after Term 1 (2016)
  • William Rutala National Research Prize in Infection Control, Association of Professionals in Infection Control (2015)
  • American Publisher's Association National Book Prize, Honorable Mention for Book of the Year in Clinical Medicine (2014)
  • Castle Connolly "Top Doctors in the United States" (2007-2016)
  • US News and World Report "Top Plastic Surgeons in the USA," awarded to less than 5% of practicing surgeons
  • Selected as the "Physician of the Year," Pocono Health Systems, PA (2009)
  • Recipient of "Patient's Choice Award" for patient satisfaction score in top 5% nationwide (2008-2011)
  • Recipient of "Patient Satisfacation Award," Pocono Health Systems, PA, for national patient satisfaction Press Ganey survey scores exceeding the 99th Percentile (2009)
  • Selected to the Consumers' Research Council (CRC) "America's Top Plastic Surgeons" (2006-2016)
  • Leo M. Davidoff Society Award in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, for outstanding achievement in the teaching of medical students (2005)
  • Recipient of the W. Brandon Macomber Prize in Plastic Surgery
  • Recipient of the Charles Eckert Prize in Surgery
  • Recipient of the Kevin Barron Honorary Award in the Neurosciences
  • Albany Medical College Dean’s Senior Research Award
  • Albany Medical College Dean’s Commendation for Scholastic Excellence
  • Recipient of the Richard T. Beebe, MD, Fellowship in Medicine
  • Albany Medical College Trustees' Prize in Pharmacology
  • Albany Medical College Dean's Certificate for Most Outstanding Research Endeavor (1999 and 1998)
  • First Place in the Albany Medical College Department of Graduate and Research Studies Annual Research Poster Competition
  • National Winner of the American College of Physicians Medical Student Clinical Vignette Competition at the 80th Annual Session of the American College of Physicians, New Orleans, LA, for presentation of "Churg-Strauss Syndrome Presenting with Cardiac Tamponade in Association with Zafirlukast"
  • Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Medical Honor Society
  • Medical Student Editor of the Albany Medical Review, published quarterly by the Department of Internal Medicine, Albany Medical Center (1998-99)
  • Albany Medical College Dean’s Commendation for Scholastic Excellence
  • Albany Medical College Academic Excellence Award in Medical Physiology
  • National Winner of the American College of Physicians Medical Student Research Competition at the 79th Annual Session of the American College of Physicians, San Diego, CA, for presentation of "Synthesis and Evaluation of Cationic Photosensitizers for Photodynamic Therapy" (April 1998)
  • Recipient of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 4.0 QPA Award
  • Commendation from the Center for Medical Ethics, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
  • Recipient of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Honorary Medal and Medal Scholarship, awarded for academic achievement (1994-1998)
  • Recipient of the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award (1993 and 1994)
  • Recipient of the Tandy Technology "Champion of the Classroom" Scholastic Award in Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science (1994)
  • Recipient of National Science Foundation Fellowship (1993)
  • Recipient of the Xerox Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences (1993)
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