R. Barrett Noone, MD, FACS, is has over 40 years of experience in the field of Cosmetic & Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Background Experience - Dr. Noone was instrumental in introducing the early concepts and techniques of breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy, a pioneering concept in the late 1970’s, that has become a standard of care for the breast cancer patient. He has over 100 contributions to the scientific literature, including peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and two books: “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast” and “75 Years of Growth in the Public Trust: The American Board of Plastic Surgery 1937-2012.” He was also the founder and 3rd President of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, and was a Governor of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Noone served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lankenau Hospital and was the Chair of the Department of Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1991-2001. A Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery from 1988 to 1994, he was selected as the first Executive Director of the Board in 1997 which he served until his retirement in August, 2015. He served on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).
Distinguished Honors - Dr. Noone was President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, the oldest and most prestigious organization of plastic surgeons in the world and received their Distinguished Fellow award. In 2013, he was the recipient of the Honorary Award, the highest honor the Association bestows, recognizing outstanding contributions in either the humanities or sciences related to medicine and surgery. In 2015, a perpetual lecture named in his honor was established by the Association.
Dr. Noone is past chair of the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His contributions to plastic surgery were recognized in 2012 with the Special Achievement Award, the Society’s most prestigious honor.
Litigation Support - Dr. Noone has many years of experience in medical record review and presentation of expert testimony in both depositions and court trials. His cases focus on all aspects of Cosmetic Surgery and Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy.