Richard Simman, MD, FACS, FACCWS


Dr. Richard Simman is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon.

Dr. Simman is the founding president and chair of the American Board of Wound Medicine and Surgery, past president of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists (ACCWS), past editor in chief of the journal of the college and sits on the editorial review board of the Annals of Plastic Surgery.

He is clinical Professor at the department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio and is also the Co-Director of the Wound Care Program at Jobst Vascular Institute/ProMedica Health System, Toledo, Ohio.

His background includes training in General Surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University in New York, NY and a Plastic Surgery residency at Providence Hospital and Medical Centers in Southfield.

In addition, he completed a Burn Fellowship followed by a Wound Healing/Cultured Keratinocytes Research Fellowship at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Dr. Simman has published over 120 peer-reviewed papers, abstracts, letters and book chapters.