San Francisco Plastic Surgeon Dr. Evan Ransom Initiated into American College Of Surgeons

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I am truly honored to be included in such an elite group of surgeons. The FACS designation represents a milestone in my career that brings together all of my training and accomplishments, says Dr. Evan Ransom.


Dr. Evan Ransom is a double board-certified, Ivy league educated and fellowship-trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He currently serves as the Director of the San Francisco Center for Facial Plastic, Reconstructive & Laser Surgery. Dr. Ransom attended the College of Physicians & Surgeons at Columbia University in New York City, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. Dr. Ransom was also selected from a pool of national and international candidates for a fellowship in with renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono.

Dr. Ransom is a specialist in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, eyelids, ears, face, and neck. He performs surgery at multiple hospitals and outpatient specialty surgery centers in San Francisco and Marin County, California. Dr. Ransom carries extensive training in non-surgical and minimally-invasive or “no downtime” treatments.

Recently, Dr. Ransom was included among 1,827 Initiates from around the world who became Fellows of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). By meeting the College’s stringent membership requirements, Fellows of the College have earned the distinguished right to use the designation of “FACS” (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after their names. An applicant for Fellowship must be a graduate of an approved medical school; must have completed advanced training in one of the 14 surgical specialties recognized by the College; must possess certification by an American surgical specialty board or appropriate certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; and must have been in practice for at least one year at the time of his or her application. Before admission into Fellowship, the surgeon must further demonstrate ethical fitness and professional proficiency, and his or her acceptance as a Fellow of the College must be approved by three-fourths of its Board of Regents.

The Convocation ceremony held last month was the highlight of the five-day Congress at which initiation into ACS Fellowship took place. The Congress also featured reports on research-in-progress, postgraduate courses, panel discussions, symposia and scientific and industrial exhibits. Total estimated attendance at the Congress was 11,895, including 8,231 physicians. Allied health professionals and members of the scientific and consumer media also attended the meeting.

“I am truly honored to be included in such an elite group of surgeons. The FACS designation represents a milestone in my career that brings together all of my training and accomplishments,” says Dr. Evan Ransom.

The American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world.

For more information about Dr. Evan Ransom or his other plastic surgery achievements, please visit or call (415) 550-1077. To learn about Fellows of the American College of Surgeons, visit:

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Brad Bennett

Brad Bennett

Brad grew up in a small town in northern Iowa. He studied chemistry in college, graduated, and married his wife one month later. They were then blessed with two baby boys within the first four years of marriage. Having babies gave their family a desire to return to the old paths – to nourish their family with traditional, homegrown foods; rid their home of toxic chemicals and petroleum products; and give their boys a chance to know a simple, sustainable way of life. They are currently building a homestead from scratch on two little acres in central Texas. There’s a lot to be done to become somewhat self-sufficient, but they are debt-free and get to spend their days living this simple, good life together with their five young children.
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