Aaron C. Mason, MD

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Board Certification: Plastic Surgery & General Pediatrics

Medical School: University of Pittsburgh

Residency: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - General Pediatrics
                   University of Pittsburgh - General Surgery
                   University of Pittsburgh - Plastic Surgery

Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Special Clinical/Research Interests: Pediatric Plastic Surgery, Breast Reconstruction and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

Is there a particular population of students (e.g., ethnicity, spiritual, sexual orientation) that you would particularly like to advise?

I am open to advise any students.

What does a typical day in the life of a Plastic Surgeon include?

Office hours, meetings, hospital rounds, cases.  Very depended upon practice setting.

How do you foresee Ob-Gyn changing over the next 20 years?

Stem cell applications will have a profound influence.

What advice would you give a student who is considering a Plastic Surgery residency?

Start as early as possible in preparation.  Meet plastic surgeons, network, and seek advice early.