A Miami native, Dr. Cassel was a product of the Dade County Public School System, graduating from Coral Gablers High School in 1966. He owned a jewelry store and pursued a career in art and lutherie while attending college at the University of Miami. Then, as a research assistant in the Department of Neurology, Dr. Cassel generated his interest in head and neck anatomy and physiology. This interest, along with a strong artistic background led to a career in plastic surgery.
Dr. Cassel attended the University of Miami Medical School and pursued a general surgery residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and Cedrs-Sinal Medical Center in Los Angeles. After his general surgery residency, Dr. Cassel's training included both a plastic surgery residency with Dr. D. Ralph Millard at the University of Miami, and a full year fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the prestigious Davies Medical Center in San Francisco.
Dr. Cassel offers a private state of the art certified surgical facility with general anesthesia and over night stay. In addition, he is certified to perform all plastic surgical procedures in the hospitals of the Baptist Health System of Miami, including Baptist, South Miami, Doctors, Baptist Children's, and Homestead.
Dr. Cassel is board certified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of various professional and honorary organizations including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Cassel's practice draws patients from many regions of the United States as well as the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe.
Our staff is made up of caring and insightful professionals who will comfortably guide you through every element of our practice, from initial contact to fulfillment of your goals. We hold your comfort, privacy, and comprehension in highest regard, and will not stop until the last question is answered and the last concern is met.