- Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
- Residency Loyola University - Maywood, IL 7/2005 – 6/2012 General Surgery Residency University of California Los Angeles -Maywood, IL 7/2012 – 6/2015 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- University of Texas – Southwestern - Dallas, TX 7/2015-6/2016 Microsurgery ; Aesthetic POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP EXPERIENCE (for PhD’s or MD/PhD’s) Laboratory of Dr. Howard Greisler, Edwards Hines Jr VA Hospital, Hines VA Tissue engineering Vascularized Constructs 7/2007- 6/2009
- Loyola University
The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.
Andrew Gassman, MD
An active researcher with a number of publications, book chapters and abstracts, Dr. Gassman's clinical research interests include pain reduction after breast reconstruction, enhanced recovery pathway after complex reconstruction, and multi free flap breast reconstruction and perforator free flap reconstruction. Dr. Gassman’s also has a passion for teaching and has spent many years as an associate professor teaching future plastic surgeons advanced breast reconstruction techniques.
Dr. Gassman's expertise covers all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
He is a member of the American Society of Reconstructive Micorsurgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Research Council, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society and the American College of Surgeons.
"I am excited to join this amazing team and extend my heart for service in the San Antonio community," says Dr. Gassman. "I am passionate about autologous reconstruction and believe the highest form of reconstruction is replacing like with like."
In his spare time, Dr. Gassman enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, camping, and getting creative in the kitchen.