Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Sean Freeman

CV for  M. Sean Freeman, M.D.

Top Facial Plastic Surgeon and Rhinoplasty Surgeon in Southeast

Title: Chief Surgeon, Center For Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery
Address: The Center For Facial Plastic & Laser Surgery
11220 Elm Lane, Suite 101
Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone #: (704) 543-1110

POST GRADUATE TRAINING:
General Surgical Internship, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital 1982-1983
Santa Barbara, California

University of Miami, School of Medicine 1983-1987
Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgical Residency
Miami, Florida

Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery 1987-1988
(American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;
J. Regan Thomas, M.D., Preceptor)
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri

EDUCATION:
Northwestern University, Evanston Ill., B.A. 1978
University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, M.D. 1982

LICENSURE:
North Carolina

BOARD CERTIFICATION:
American Board of Otolaryngology 1987
The American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1991

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:
Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1987-1988
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 1988-present
Mercy Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina 1988-present
Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina 1988-present
Presbyterian Specialty Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina 1988-present
Kings Mountain Hospital, Kings Mountain, North Carolina 2001-present

MEMBERSHIPS AND ORGANIZATIONS:
Fellow American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery
Fellow American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
Fellow American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
American Medical Association
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Wisconsin Medical Alumni Association
Mecklenburg County Medical Society
North Carolina Medical Society

HONORS:
Phi Beta Kappa

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:
“Management of Large Tracheoesophageal Fistulas”, Head and Neck Surgery,
July/August 1986, M. Sean Freeman, M.D., W.J. Goodwin, M.D., S. Livingston, M.D.

“Clavicular Division and the Pectoralis Major Mycutaneous Flap”, Archives,
Submitted October 1987, M. Sean Freeman, M.D., J. Regan Thomas, M.D.

“Vermilionectomy”, Freeman and Thomas, Biller (ed.) Cancer of the Oral
Cavity, (In Press).

“Blepharoplasty”, Thomas and Freeman, Paparella and Shumrick (ed.)
Otolaryngology: (third edition).

“Rhytidectomy/Blepharoplasty”, Thomas and Freeman, Pillsbury (ed.) Challenges in Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery.

“Surgical Therapy – The Orbit and Facial Paralysis”, Archives Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, submitted October 1988, M. Sean Freeman, M.D., J. Regan Thomas, M.D.

“Analysis of Documented Patient Response to Pre-Operative Computerized Video”, Freeman, Thomas;
1988 American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C.,
September 1988.

“Surgical Therapy of the Orbit in Patients with Facial Paralysis”, Laryngoscope 100: October 1990, Freeman,
Thomas, Spector, Larrabee, Bowman.

“Incision Planning and Basic Soft-Tissue Surgery”, Otolaryngology Clinics of North America – Vol. 23,
No. 5, October 1990, M. Sean Freeman, M.D.

“Analysis of Face Lifts Done with KTP/Nd: YAG Laser”, 1993 American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, M. Sean Freeman, M.D.

“Skin Resurfacing Using The Paragon Pulsed Carbon Dioxide Laser”, M. Sean Freeman, M.D.
Facial Plastics Surgery Clinics of North America – Vol. 4, No. 3, August 1996.

“The Role of Endoscopy in Facial Plastic Surgery”, M. Sean Freeman, M.D., P.A.
Current Opinion in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, August 1996, 4:233 – 230,
Rapid Science Publishers.

“Endoscopic Malar Pad Lift”, M. Sean Freeman, M.D., From the Plastic Surgery & Laser Center; Charlotte,
NC, Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America- Vol. 5, No. 1, February 1997.

“Laser Treatment of Superficial Cutaneous Lesions”, Freeman and Goslen; Carniol (ed).
Laser Skin Rejuvenation, 1998. Lippincott-Raven Publishers.

“Laser Skin Resurfacing”, Freeman, Pearlman and Chernoff; Blitzer, Binder, Boyd and Carruthers (ed).
Management of Facial Lines and Wrinkles, 2000 Lippicott Williams and Wilkins.

“Endoscopic Malar Pad Lift and Subperiosteal Midface Lift”, Freeman; Keller, Freeman and Graham (ed). Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery, 1997: Mosby.

“Transconjunctival SOOF Lift Blepharoplasty”, M. Sean Freeman, M.D. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics
of North America- Vol. 8, No. 3, August 2000.

“Transconjunctival SOOF Pad Lift Blepharoplasty”, M. Sean Freeman, M.D. Archives of Facial Plastic
Surgery- Vol. 2, No. 1, January-March 2000.

“Microdermabrasion” M. Sean Freeman, MD. Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America- May 2001

“Endoscopic techniques for rejuvenation of the midface” M. Sean Freeman, MD Facial Plastic Surgery
Clinics of North America – February 2005 Vol. 13 No. 1

COURSES ATTENDED:
Laser Applications in Plastics/Dermatology
Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC
August 24-25, 1991

Train the Trainers
Laser Centers of America, Cincinnati, OH
January 25, 1992

Live Surgery Workshop on Scalp-lifting, Circumferential Scalp Reduction and Strip Mini-Micro Grafting
Dominic Brandy, M.D.
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Pittsburg, PA
July 30-31, 1993

Plastic Surgery Training Seminar
Oscar M. Ramires, M.D.
Baltimore, MD
December 11-12, 1993

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Myrtle Beach, SC
May 7-8, 1999

Contour Threads Skills Course and Workshop
Raleigh NC June 12, 2005

PRESENTATIONS AND COURSES CONDUCTED:
Lasers in Otolaryngology
Montgomery, AL
February 1-2, 1992

Cosmetic Surgery Utilizing Advanced Laser Techniques and Sclerotherapy
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
March 28, 1992

The Use of the Copper Vapor Laser in Cutaneous Procedures
Milwaukee, WI
April 4-5, 1992

The Use of the Copper Vapor Laser in Cutaneous Procedures
Wausau,WI
May 9, 1992

Cosmetic Surgery Utilizing Advanced Laser Techniques and Sclerotherapy
South Bend, IN
June 6, 1992

Cosmetic Surgery Utilizing Advanced Laser Techniques and Sclerotherapy
Cleveland, OH
October 3, 1992

Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Facelift Workshop
University of California, San Diego
September 25, 1994

Update in Aesthetic Surgery: Minimally Invasive Procedures in Plastic Surgery & Dermatology
Meridian South Point Hospital
Warrensville Heights, OH
April 8, 1995

AAFPRS Spring Meeting
Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery
Palm Desert, CA
May 3-7, 1995

Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery
Columbus, OH
May 21-22, 1995

Update in Aesthetic Surgery: Cutaneous Resurfacing using the CO2 Laser, Laser Treatment of Tattoos,
Vascular Lesions
Chicago, IL
June 10, 1995

Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery
Boston, MA
July 20-22, 1995

Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery X 2
Laser Skin Resurfacing
New Orleans, LA
September 11-17, 1995

Endoscopic Facial Plastic Surgery
Portland, OR
October 14-15, 1995

Cutaneous Resurfacing and Treatment of Tattoos and Vascular Lesions
Cincinnati, OH
October 21-22, 1995

Minimally Invasive Procedure in Endoscopic Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati, OH
November 18-19, 1995

Minimally Invasive Procedure in Endoscopic Plastic Surgery
Cincinnati, OH
December 9-10, 1995

Minimally Invasive Procedure in Endoscopic Plastic Surgery
Laser Skin Resurfacing
Orlando, FL
January 18-21, 1996

International Instructional Course of Aesthetic Laser Surgery & Skin Resurfacing
Furth, Germany
March 9, 1996

Laser Applications in Cutaneous Surgery
Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge
Oak Ridge, TN
April 20-21, 1996

International Instructional Course on Aesthetic Laser Surgery & Skin Resurfacing
Beijing, China
June 25-26, 1996

Current Concepts in Cosmetic Surgery
Laserbrasion
Pre & Post OP Management/Complications Panel
Newport Beach, CA
August 6-11, 1996

CO2 Laser Assisted Skin Resurfacing
An Advanced Symposium
Aspen, CO
August 16-17, 1996

Endoscopic Approach to Forehead and Midface
AAFPRS Fall Meeting
Washington, DC
September 26-28, 1996

Seminars on CO2 Aesthetic Applications
Phoenix, AZ, February 8, 1997; Chicago, IL, March 1, 1997; Boston, MA, April 19, 1997; New York, NY,
May 17, 1997; Orlando, FL, June 21, 1997

Facial Rejuvenation
Malar Padlift/Midface Endoplastic Surgery
Furth, Germany
August 10-15, 1997

Advances in Cosmetic Surgery
Facelift Surgery and SOOF Lift
Barcelona, Spain
July 20-26, 1998

Lower Lid Blepharoplasty with SOOF lift
Aspen, CO
March 11-14, 1999

Three Layer Facelift
Aspen, CO
March 11-14, 1999

Director of Laser Surgery Workshop: The Role of Lasers in the 21st Century
Facial Plastic Surgery Spring Meeting
Palm Desert, CA
April 28- May 1, 1999

The Latest Materials and Technology for Facial Rhytids and Grooves
Facial Plastic Surgery Fall Meeting
New Orleans, LA
September 25, 1999

Transconjunctival Lower Lid Blepharoplasy with SOOF
Facial Plastic Surgery Rejuvenation
San Diego, CA
February 16, 2000

Cadaver Workshop
Facial Plastic Surgery Rejuvenation
San Diego, CA
February 20, 2000

Histologic Evaluation and Evaluation of Results of Microdermabrasion
Laser Surgery Workshop
Orlando, FL
May 14, 2000

Endobrow Lifting
Upper Face Rejuvenation
Newport Beach, CA
August 11, 2000

Three Layer Face Lift
Upper Face Rejuvenation
Newport Beach, CA
August 11, 2000

Transconjunctival SOOF Lift
Upper Face Rejuvenation
Newport Beach, CA
August 11, 2000

Soof Lift Blepharoplasty
Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery
Aspen, CO
February 28-March 3, 2001

Rytidectomy Dymystified
Latest Advances in Cosmetic Surgery
Aspen, CO
February 28-March 3, 2001

Mid-face Endoscopic Surgery
AO ASIF Craniomaxillofacial Workshop/ Advanced
San Diego, California
Nov. 16 – 18, 2001

Update on Facial Plastic Surgery
Kings Mountain Medical Society
Kings Mountain, NC
Feb. 12, 2002

Laser Skin Rejuvenation
8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
May 2, 2002

Endoscopic Mid-face Surgery
8th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
May 4, 2002

A Systematic Approach to Facelifts Emphasizing the Anatomical, Surgical
and Indication Differences Between a Deep Plane Lift, Minituck and S Lift
Los Angeles, CA
September 22-25, 2005

Overview of Approach to Lower Lid Rejuvenation including SOOF Lift
Blepharoplasty: Techniques to Improve Results and Decrease Complications
Los Angeles, CA
September 22-25, 2005

Management of SMG Ptosis: SMG Shave Technique
Madalay Bay Symposium
Las Vegas, NV
May 1 – 4, 2006

Panel: Management of The Heavy Neck
AAFPRS Fall Meeting
Toronto, Ontario
September 14 – 17, 2006

Radiesse Update
The Boulders
Phoenix, Arizona
May 18 – 20, 2007

Pediatric Conference Series
Cutaneous Hemangiomas
Presbyterian Hospital
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, N.C. 28204
March 27, 2008

The Forum Group and Bioform Medical
Attaining Ageless Beauty/Radiesse
Exclusive CME Event
Sheraton Raleigh Hotel
Raleigh N.C. 27601
May 13, 2008

The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery
Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
June 4, 2009

The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery
10th International Symposium
Regional Approach to Peri-Ocular Rejuvenation
Hollywood, Florida
April 28, – May 2, 2010

The Pain Society of the Carolinas Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions
The Ritz-Carlton
Charlotte, N.C.
October 28th-30th, 2011

American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Sheraton New Orleans
500 Canal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana
October 19th-21st 2013

Rejuvenation of the Aging Face
Manchester Grand Hyatt
San Diego, California
February 5th-8th 2014

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS:
Instructor, Department of Otolaryngology 1987-1988
Division of Facial Plastic Surgery
Washington University School of Medicine

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Dr. Freeman is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who has specialized in aesthetic facial surgery since 1988. As a leader in his field who has invented advanced surgical techniques, he is frequently called upon to teach and represent his peers. Learn more about his vast experience and qualifications.

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