Harrison C. Putman III, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a facial plastic surgeon and medical director of the Facial Plastic and Laser Surgery Center in Peoria, Illinois. He also serves on the Medical Executive Committee of the Peoria Day Surgery Center , a multi-specialty surgery center and associated recovery care center for overnight stay. He is an active staff member at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center and at Methodist Medical Center, also in Peoria, Illinois. Dr. Putman received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. His residency training in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery was also from the Tulane University program. He is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology.
He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is a past fellow of the American Head and Neck Society. Dr. Putman serves as an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Surgery Section of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. He is also an associate clinical professor in the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Southern Illinois University Medical School in Springfield, Illinois. He serves as an instructor in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery for this program.
Dr. Putman serves on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and serves as Credentials Committee Chairman for the twelve state Midwestern region. He serves as an oral examiner for the annual certifying examination of the Board and also serves on the written exam committee for the ABFPRS. Dr. Putman is actively involved in teaching facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and laser surgery, as well as lecturing at facial plastic surgery meetings. He also serves on the Board of Directors of several civic and national organizations. including the St. Jude Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, Illinois.
An avid sportsman, Dr. Putman enjoys golf, bird hunting, fresh and saltwater fishing and other outdoor activities. He and his wife, Mary, enjoy travel, scuba diving, and other activities with their two children, Michelle and Christopher.
For more information about the procedures performed by Dr. Putman, visit his web site at: www.putmanfps.com.
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