Raised in the Pittsburgh area, Dr. McCafferty received his Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University, his Medical Doctorate from Temple University and completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. His training in Plastic Surgery was at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Medical Center in Miami, Florida under the world-renowned plastic surgeon, D. Ralph Millard, Jr., M.D. He is past President of the D. Ralph Millard, Jr., M.D. Plastic Surgery Society. Prior to his return to Pittsburgh, Dr. McCafferty was an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Miami and Chief of Staff Services at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Medical Center. A highly trained plastic surgeon, Dr. McCafferty is currently a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and has held key leadership positions within this Society. This prestigious association unites a select group of cosmetic plastic surgeons from the United States, Canada, and 28 other countries around the world that demonstrate expertise in all areas of cosmetic surgery. This society, for nearly a half-century, has been the world’s leading organization for cosmetic surgery education and research. He has served as President of the society, Chair of the Board of Trustees, and as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.Dr. McCafferty has a particular interest in maintaining high patient safety standards, especially in cosmetic surgery, and serves on the Patient Safety Committee of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.