Robert M. Dryden, MD, FACOS, FAACS has a dedicated commitment to the advancement of cosmetic surgery in the medical community and the education of cosmetic surgeons.
Robert M. Dryden, M.D., was educated at the University of California at Davis as an undergraduate, at the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco for medical school and then interned at the University of Oregon. He returned to the University of California for his residency in ophthalmology and a fellowship in cosmetic and reconstructive eye plastic surgery. After fellowship, he then spent two years at the National Institutes of Health, where he was also a consultant to the National Naval Medical Center.
Currently, he is board certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in general cosmetic surgery and by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has served as an examiner for the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
He directs a fellowship in General Cosmetic Surgery for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has lectured throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe and has been honored as a visiting professor at many academic institutions. Last year he presented a paper to the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery annual meeting. He has contributed to the literature with over 40 Peer-reviewed articles and books.