Plastic Surgery Specialists - Maryland Cosmetic SurgeonsA board-certified plastic surgeon in the Baltimore area, Dr. D. Paul Buhrer believes in providing exemplary care to his patients so that they can feel as good about their outward appearance as they do about their inner beauty and vitality. He has worked hard to develop a high degree of surgical skill and takes the time both before and after surgery to get to know his patients so he can develop a lifelong relationship. An accomplished team of plastic surgeons serving Annapolis and other Maryland cities, there are many reasons why you should choose Dr. Buhrer and Plastic Surgery Specialists.

A native of Chatham, New Jersey, Dr. Buhrer earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology at Tulane University in New Orleans. He stayed at Tulane for medical school, graduating in 1982 and completing his general surgery residency at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals.

Dr. Buhrer then moved to Galveston, Texas to complete his residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at The University of Texas. During his residency, Dr. Buhrer distinguished himself as a specialist in the innovative treatment of pediatric burns. He then completed his cosmetic surgery training with world-renowned Dr. Baker in Miami, Florida. He served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at North Arundel Hospital.

In addition to earning board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Buhrer is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the John Staige Davis Society of Plastic Surgeons.

To meet with Dr. Buhrer in person, request your consultation online or call us at 410.841.5355 to schedule your appointment.

Professional Resume

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1990

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Science, Biology
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
1973 – 1977

Graduate Education

Doctor of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, Louisiana
1978 – 1982

Post Graduate Training

General Surgery Residency
Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals
New Orleans, Louisiana
July 1982 – June 1985

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency
The University of Texas, Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
July 1985 – June 1988

Membership in Scientific Societies

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
John Staige Davis Society of Plastic Surgeons




1. Treatment of burn alopecia with tissue expanders in the pediatric age group. American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Los Angeles, California, October 1986.

2. Treatment of burn alopecia with tissue expanders in the pediatric age group. Singleton Surgical Society. Galveston, Texas, March 1986.

Bibliography published

1. Buhrer DP, Huang TT, Yee HW, Blackwell SJ. Treatment of burn alopecia with Tissue Expanders in Children. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 81:512-515, 1988.

2. Gottlieb AA, Chang J, Buhrer DP, Brennessel BA. Isolation from Murine Myeloma and Leukemia Cells of a Selective Inhibitor of DNA Polymerases. Cancer Research, 40:758-770, March 1980.

3. Brennessel BA, Buhrer DP, Gottlieb, AA. Use of Insoluble Heparin for Isolation of DNA Polymerase Enzymes from Murine Myeloma. Anal. Biochem., 87:411-417, 1978.

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“This was a great experience. I don’t know why I waited so long! Dr. Buhrer is an amazing surgeon. I feel like a million bucks. this is the best thing I’ve ever done.” – C. M.