Dr. R. Dean Glassman graduated with his medical degree in 1981 from Universidad de Michoacan School, Escuela de Medicina, "Dr. Ignacio Chavez", Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. Dr. Glassman completed his internship at University Hospital of Jacksonville, Florida. He completed his residency in General Surgery at University Hospital of Jacksonville and Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C. Dr. Glassman completed his Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery specialty at University Hospital Jacksonville, Florida. During this time he completed a preceptorship in Pediatric Congenital and Craniofacial Surgery at the Tampa Bay Craniofacial Center in Tampa, Florida under the direction of Dr. Mutaz Habal.
Dr. Glassman completed Fellowship training in Congenital Craniofacial Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the GEA Gonzalez General Hospital in Mexico City, Mexico and Fellowship training in Traumatic Craniofacial/Microvascular Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dr. Glassman is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Florida as well as a Consultant in the Plastic Surgery Clinic at the Nemours Children's Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Glassman is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the following professional organizations:
• American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
• American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
• American Society of Aesthetic Surgery
• Florida Cleft Lip & Palate Association
• American Cleft Palate Association
• American Society of Laser Medicine & Surgery
• Florida Society of Plastic Surgery
• American Medical Association
• Florida Medical Association
• Duval Medical Society
Dr. Glassman is a published author who is a frequent participant on Medical Missions. He is a member of C.H.O.R.E.S. (Children's Health Organization & Relief Educational Services) and has frequented countries such as the Philippines, Mexico, Nicaragua, and the West Indies to provide medical care and services to children who are in need.