• Boston University, B.A., Biology, cum laude 1973
  • UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, M.D. 1978


  • UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Surgery 1978-1983
  • Medical College of Ohio, Plastic Surgery 1983-1985


  • Research Fellow, UMDNJ, Dept. of Surgery 1980-1981
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Fellow 1981-1982
  • Surgical Oncology & Head & Neck Surgery


  • National Board of Medical Examiners 1979
  • American Board of Surgery 1984
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1987
  • 1990 Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery – American Board of Plastic Surgery

University Appointment

  • Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at Rutgers – New Jersey Medical School
  • Licensed – New York, New Jersey, Ohio (inactive)

Societies, Awards, Honors

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Spokesperson for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • N.J. Society of Plastic Surgeons (past president)
  • N.Y. Regional Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • New Jersey Medical Society
  • Society of Surgeons of N.J.
  • Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
  • Essex County Medical School
  • Top Doctors, Castle & Connolly Guide
  • Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, New York Magazine
  • New York Metro Area, 18th Edition, 17th Edition, 16th Edition, 15th Edition, 14th Edition, 13th Edition, 12th Edition, 11th Edition, 10th Edition, 9th Edition, 8th Edition, 7th Edition, 6th Edition
  • Best Doctors in New Jersey, NJ Monthly Magazine
  • Who’s Who in America, Marquis’ Directory of Medical Specialists
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, Millennium Edition – 2000-2001
  • N.J. Governor’s Volunteer Award, Honorable Mention
  • Certificate of Advanced Education in Aesthetic Surgery
  • Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association – 1981, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2002
  • New Jersey Monthly: Top Docs: 2001
  • New Jersey Life: Top Beauty Doctors: 2004
  • Top Doctors: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2009
  • Inside Jersey Magazine Top Doctors: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
  • Montclair Magazine: 2019

Leadership Positions

  • President, NJ Society of Plastic Surgeons 1997
  • Spokesperson, American Society of Plastic Surgeons 1990-present
  • President NJ Chapter, American College of Surgeons 2002-2003
  • Trip Chief Healing the Children Medical Center
  • Governor American College of Surgeons
  • Vice President Essex County Medical Society

Hospital Privileges

  • Mountainside Hospital/Atlantic Health Systems
  • St. Barnabas Medical Center
  • Clara Maass Medical Center
  • UMDNJ – University Hospital

Volunteer Reconstructive Surgery
I.Healing the Children: Mission Abroad Program

  • Tamazunchale, Mexico October 1988 & November 1989
  • Nairobi, Kenya October 1991
  • Ahauachapan, El Salvador October 1992
  • San Miguel, El Salvador October 1993
  • San Salvador, El Salvador November 1994
  • Ahauachapan, El Salvador January 1996
  • Santa Ana, El Salvador February 1998
  • Azogues, Ecuador, January 2000
  • Healing the Children Stateside Program
  • Reconstructive maxillofacial, oncological and burn surgery on children from the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Russia, Colombia, Ethiopia, Poland and United States.

II. Afghan Refugee Assistance Fund

  • Reconstructive hand surgery on Afghan refugee children

Community Organizations

  • Member, New York Area Boston University Alumni
  • Member, Glen Ridge Athletic Association
  • Member, Friends of Glen Ridge Library
  • Member, St. Cassian’s Church, Montclair
  • Soccer Coach, GRAA, 1985, 1986, 1990
  • Baseball Coach, GRAA, 1989
  • Soccer Boosters, Delbarton School, 1991 – 1993
  • Football Boosters, Delbarton School, 1994 – 1999
  • LaCrosse Boosters, Delbarton School, 1995 – 2001
  • Father’s Club, Delbarton School, 1991 – 2001
  • Home and School Association, Forest Avenue School, 1985 – 1991
  • Member, Board of Health, Township of Glen Ridge, 1991 – 2001


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  • LoVerme, P.J., Spillert, C.R., Kerr, J.C., Lazaro, E.J.: “Adverse Effects of Ethanol on Murine Frostbite.” Circulatory Shock, 9:198, 1982.
  • LoVerme, P.J., Rush, B.F., Jr., Legaspi, A., Swaminathan, A.P.: “Combined Therapy in Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck.” American Surgeon, 48:197 – 201, May 1982.
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  • LoVerme, P.J., Kelleher, J.C., “Saline Float, Positioning of the Polyurethane Covered Breast Prosthesis.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 77:845, May 1986.
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