A Caring Plastic Surgeon in Columbus, Ohio
Jason B. Lichten, MD, is the founder and director of Central Ohio Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lichten believes that patient satisfaction starts with skilled surgical technique, but he is also dedicated to giving personalized patient care throughout each phase of treatment and recovery. Dr. Lichten is a strong proponent of patient education – he believes in equipping you with all of the information you need to make the best choice for your health and beauty.
Dr. Lichten is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is an active member of numerous professional organizations including:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
In addition, Dr. Lichten was a founding officer of the Columbus Society of Plastic Surgeons and is the current President.
Before becoming a plastic surgeon in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Lichten earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1998 and then completed a full 5-year General surgery Residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. While there, Dr. Lichten received a number of awards including the Leon Ginzburg Achievement Award for Outstanding Chief Resident.
Born in Columbus and raised in the Midwest, Dr. Lichten returned to his beginnings and completed a Plastic Surgery Residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. His extensive training included all aspects of plastic surgery, including cosmetic, reconstructive, hand and burn surgery. In his Lancaster and Columbus, Ohio offices, he offers a full range of plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, including breast and body contouring, facial rejuvenation and breast reconstruction after mastectomy.
Plastic Surgery Specialist
Dr. Lichten has researched and published papers on a variety of topics, including:
- reconstruction options after mastectomy
- mommy makeovers; and
- skin cancer treatment
You can see a full list of his research and publications, along with other details of his professional background when you review Dr. Lichten’s CV. To get a better sense of Dr. Lichten from a patient perspective, take a moment to read patient testimonials.
On a Personal Note
Dr. Lichten lives in Central Ohio with his wife and their three children – 2 boys and a girl. He has enjoyed playing the piano since he was a child and will still sit down in the evenings to relax and play. The Lichten family enjoys travel and seeing different parts of this amazing country we live in. Dr. Lichten and his wife, Rachel, are avid distance runners. Dr. Lichten has successfully completed several marathons, most recently the Columbus and Chicago marathons. In 2010, Dr. Lichten and Rachel used their passion for running to start the 5k to Cure Psoriasis in Columbus. To date, the 5k has raised almost $100,000 for research to cure this disease.
Dr. Lichten is also a passionate sports fan. He has been a lifelong fan of the Detroit Lions and Detroit Red Wings. On weekends and in the evenings, he can often be found at the side of a field or court cheering on or coaching his children’s teams.
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Dr. Lichten and his staff were extremely professional and caring. He is an extremely skilled plastic surgeon and is always available to answer questions and provide advice. His post-surgery care is stellar and I am extremely happy with the results.