Aron David Wahrman, MD, MBA, MHCDS, FACS

aron.wahrman@uphs.upenn.edu

Assistant Professor, Clinical Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine
Section Chief of Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Philadelphia VA Medical Center

Aron D. Wahrman serves as Section Chief, Plastic Surgery at the Corporal Michael J Crescenz Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center. He is also an Asst Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania/ Perelman School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Columbia University with a concentration in Literature and then obtained his MD from Yale. After postgraduate training at Penn, CHOP, Temple and Georgetown, Dr. Wahrman was in solo private practice in the Philadelphia area for 15 years until he was recruited to the Temple Faculty in 2007 . Dr Wahrman served as Residency Program director in Plastic Surgery but returned to Penn in 2016. He obtained an MBA from Temple’s Fox School of Business in 2011 and a Masters of Healthcare Delivery Science from the Dartmouth Institute in 2015. He has served as an oral examiner for the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and currently serves on the Practice Management Committee of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the Technology Committee of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. Dr Wahrman is currently Vice President of the Robert H Ivy/Pennsylvania Society of Plastic Surgeons, elected by his peers. He is an Associate Editor of the Annals of Plastic Surgery.

An avid bibliophile with a focus on surgical history, Dr. Wahrman was elected to the Grolier Club, (NYC) in 2008 and serves on the oversight committee for the Mutter Museum and Library and the Leonard Wood Institute for the History of Medicine at the Philadelphia College of Physicians.

His interests include Health policy and economics education for students and residents as well as the history of healthcare delivery. Dr. Wahrman has served as a consultant to entities in the wound care, device and supply chain sectors, and is the COO of CalRegen,Inc., a biotech startup.

Dr. Wahrman and his wife Margaret (who makes all the above possible) have five children and live in Bala Cynwyd.

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