MARC ALAN DRIMMER, MD, FACS

Princeton Plastic Surgery Associates, P.A.
842 State Road. Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Phone (609) 924-1026 | Fax (609) 924-8249

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION:

Brooklyn College 1962 – 1966
Brooklyn, New York
University of Brussels School of Medicine 1966 – 1974
Brussels, Belgium

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:

Straight Surgical Internship 7/1/74 – 6/30/75
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York
Surgical Resident 7/1/75 – 6/30/77
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York
Plastic Surgery Resident and Chief Resident 7/1/77 – 6/30/79
Upstate Medical Center
Syracuse, New York
Microvascular Surgical Elective with Dr. Jeffrey Fishman 1977
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, New York
Plastic Surgical Elective 1977
New York University
New York, New York
Annual Flap Dissection Workshop – Myocutaneous Flaps 1979
Hague Medical Center
Norfolk, Virginia
Myocutaneous Flap Elective 1979
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

Assistant Clinical Instructor, Plastic Surgery
7/1/77 - 6/30/79
Upstate Medical Center. Syracuse, New York
Clinical Instructor in Surgery (Plastic Surgery)
9/14/79 - 6/30/82
Rutgers Medical School. Piscataway, New Jersey
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery (Plastic Surgery).
7/1/82 to present
The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway & New Brunswick, New Jersey

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS:

Attending Staff 7/01/79 to present
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Plainsboro, New Jersey

Acting Chief, Department of Surgery 2/27/09-3/9/09
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Plainsboro, New Jersey

Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery
University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Plainsboro, New Jersey
Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery
8/23/82 - 2/22/83 2/09/84 - 8/22/84 8/24/85 - 2/24/86
2/24/86 - 8/01/87 2/06/90 - 8/31/90 3/01/91 - 8/31/91
3/01/92 - 8/31/92 3/01/93 - 8/31/93 2/01/94 - 2/01/95
2/01/95 - 8/01/98 2/01/99 -2/01/00 2/01/02 to present
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Attending Staff 7/01/79 - 6/30/98
Courtesy Staff 7/01/98 - 3/27/17
Emeritus Staff 3/28/17 - Present
St. Peter’s Medical Center
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Attending Staff 7/01/79 - 7/01/83
Courtesy Staff 7/01/83 - 11/30/95

CURRENT MEDICAL LICENSES:

New Jersey Medical License #25MA03596700
New Jersey C.D.S. #D02724500

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

The American Board of Plastic Surgery 11/25/81

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMITTEES:

The American Cancer Society, Mercer County Unit
President 9/2000 - 9/2002
President and Honoree 9/2000 - 9/2001
Vice President 9/1998 - 9/2000
Member, Board of Directors 1984 - 9/2002

University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Operating Room Committee
Credentials Committee
Performance Improvement Committee
Bylaws Committee
Breast Care Team Member

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Member of First Breast Advisory Council

The Princeton Breast Institute, P.A.
Founder and Director

New Jersey Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Fee Review Committee for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • The American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • The New Jersey Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • The New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Northeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgeons, Inc.

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery
    American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 1999-2002

  • “Top Doctor Award, New York Metro Area” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2001

  • Honoree, American Cancer Society Gala, Mercer County, NJ 2001

  • “Top Doctor Award, New York Metro Area” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2002

  • “Top Doctor Award, New York Metro Area” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2003

  • “Top New Jersey Doctor for Women” New Jersey Life Magazine 2004

  • “Best Board Certified Cosmetic Doctor in NJ” New Jersey Life Magazine 2004

  • Featured Plastic Surgeon, MAR Magazine 2005

  • “New Jersey’s Top Doctor” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2006

  • “Beauty & The Best – 52 Top NJ Docs” NJ Savvy Magazine 2007

  • “Top Doctor in New Jersey” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2009

  • “Top Beauty Doctor” NJ Savvy Magazine 2009

  • “Top Doctors Award” New York Metro Area 2011

  • “Top Doctor” Inside New Jersey Magazine 2012

  • “Top Doctor” Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. 2012

  • “Top Doctor For His Dedication, Accomplishments and Devotion to Patient Care” NJ Top Docs 2014

  • “Top Doctor” Inside New Jersey Magazine 2014

  • “Top Doctor for his Commitment to Excellence in Plastic Surgery” NJ Top Docs 2015

  • “Top Doctor for Women’s Health” Inside New Jersey Magazine 2016

  • “Top Doctor for Cancer Care” Inside New Jersey Magazine 2016

  • “Top Doctor – All Specialties” Inside New Jersey Magazine 2016

  • "Top Doctor New York Metro Area" Castle Connolly Medical LTD - 15 Years
  • "Top Doctor - Plastic Surgery" Inside New Jersey Magazine 2017

SERVICE ON UMDNJ COMMITTEES:

UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Member of First Breast Advisory Council

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Microsurgical Elective
  • Suture Course – Third Year Surgery Students
  • Burn Lecture – Third Year Students
  • Hand Lecture-Third Year Students
  • Plastic Surgery Rotation - Third Year Students

SPECIALIZED TRAINING

Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Certification July 11, 1992
UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Aesthetic Laser Workshop March 9, 1996
Medical Alliance, Inc., Morristown, New Jersey
Yag Laser Workshop October 22, 1997
Adams Mark Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

MAJOR RESEARCH EFFORTS:

  • Breast Surgery – Reconstructive and Cosmetic
  • Determination of the Effects of DC Stimulation on Sterilization and Repair of Soft Tissue
  • Heparinized Microvascular Grafts
  • Treatment of Decubiti and Non-Healing Wounds of the Lower Extremities
  • “Topical Glues for Use In Surgery”, June 27, 1996, Ethicon Research, Edison, New Jersey
  • Alexander’s “Care of the Patient in Surgery”, 15th Edition, Plastic Surgery-Clinical Consultant,
    Copyright 2015 by Mosby, an imprint of Elsevier Inc.

EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS:

  • Producer –Video Tape on Latissimus Dorsi Breast Reconstruction
  • Founder – Microvascular Laboratory
  • The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School
  • Organizer – First Microsurgical Elective
  • The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School

EXHIBITS:

“One Stage Reconstruction of The Female Breast After Mastectomy”, 65th Annual Clinical Congress Scientific Exhibit, Chicago, Illinois, October 22, 1979

“One Stage Reconstruction of The Female Breast After Mastectomy”, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons – 49th Annual Meeting, September 29 to October 3, 1980, New Orleans, Louisiana

“The Vastus Lateralis Myocutaneous Flap”, The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 54th Annual Meeting, October, 1984, Las Vegas, Nevada


PRESENTATIONS:

“Problems of Wound Closures”, Presented at: Bed Sores and Leg Ulcers, for Continuing Education,Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, November 10, 1977 “Inferiorly Based Soleus Muscle Flap”, A Case Report, Presented at The Upstate Society of Plastic Surgeons,
May 1979, Albany, New York
“Use of The Myocutaneous Flap”, Presented at The American College of Surgeons, The New Jersey Chapter, 28th Clinical Meeting, December 1, 1979, College of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey- Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey “History of Breast Reconstruction”, Presented at The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons – Reconstruction of The Female Breast After Mastectomy Symposium, October 30, 1980, Piscataway, New Jersey
“Breast Reconstruction”, presentation for “I Can Cope Program” on October 22, 1980 at The Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey and on May 28, 1981 at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, New Jersey “Pressure Sores and Non-Healing Wounds of the Lower Extremities”, A Symposium November 19, 1983, UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
“Reconstruction of The Female Breast”, Presented at The Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons Meeting,
September 14 & 15, 1984, Philadelphia, PA
“Post Mastectomy Reconstruction – Your Options”, presented at The Monmouth County American Cancer Society, December 1, 1984, Fort Monmouth Officers Club, Red Bank, New Jersey
“Pressure Sores and Non-Healing Wounds – Update 1985”, A Symposium, November 9, 1985 UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey “Non-Healing Wounds of The Lower Extremities – Surgical Management”, presented at The New Jersey Society of Podiatrists, December 11, 1985, Ramada Inn, Jamesburg, New Jersey
“Recent Advances in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery”, presented at Congregation Brothers
of Israel Sisterhood, March 17, 1986, Trenton, New Jersey
“Prevention and Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds”, presented at John F. Kennedy Medical Center,
March 27, 1986, Edison, New Jersey
“Office Surgical Procedure Workshop” for Residents and Physicians, presented at UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, April 30, 1986, New Brunswick, New Jersey “Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery”, presented at the Princeton YWCA, September 17, 1986
Princeton, New Jersey
“Be An Informed Patient”, presented for The Mercer County American Cancer Society October 7, 1986,
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
“Breast Reconstruction – Your Options”, presented for The Middlesex County American Cancer Society,
November 6, 1986, Edison, New Jersey
“Cosmetic Surgery – Update 1987”, presented for Hadassah, Princeton Chapter, January 28, 1987, Princeton, New Jersey “Bites, Burns and Related Matters”, presented as a Continuing Education Conference for Princeton University Health Services, March 26, 1987, McCosh Health Center, Princeton, New Jersey
“Cosmetic Surgery – Update 1987”, March 30, 1987, West Windsor, B’nai Brith, West Windsor, New Jersey “Decubitus Ulcers – Surgical Treatments”, presented as Continuing Education, May 19, 1987 at The Central New Jersey Jewish Home for the Aged”, Somerset, New Jersey.