Dr Basel Sharaf

Dr Basel Sharaf

International Dissection Tutor


Dr. Sharaf is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA. He has special interest in Facial Aesthetic Surgery. Dr. Sharaf is the practice chair of the Center for Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery at Mayo Clinic. He is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and the International Society Of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS).

Dr. Sharaf is a graduate of Harvard Medical School (Medicine) and McGill University (Dentistry). He started his surgical training at the world renowned Massachusetts General Hospital in Maxillofacial Surgery and General Surgery and went on to continue his training in Plastic Surgery at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Following that, Dr. Sharaf pursued a fellowship in Advanced Reconstruction and Microsurgery at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American and Canadian Boards of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Sharaf has lectured internationally and authored over 53 peer reviewed publications and book chapters. He has special interests in teaching applied facial anatomy to the plastic surgery residents and medical students at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Sharaf enjoys oil painting and creating medical illustrations in his free time.