PREVIOUS MEDIA COVERAGE

A selection of television and print media coverage in which Dr Dufresne has been featured is included on this page. Over the decades, Dr Dufresne has appeared in numerous television news features and primetime documentaries and been the topic of many news and popular print magazine articles. Since the mid-1980s, he has consistently ranked at the top of many regional and national “Top Doctor” lists.

News Features & Primetime Documentaries

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Extreme Plastic Surgery - Documentary

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Selected Television Appearances

  • NBC Evening News: “Plastic Surgery Treatment for Downs Syndrome,” Sept, 1986
  • NBC Evening News: “Updates of the German Siamese Twin Surgery,” Sept – Dec, 1987
  • NBC: “A Place Called Home,” Oct 17, 1989
  • NBC: 20/20: Oct 20, 1989
  • National Geographic Television: “Honor Among Men: The Killing of Women of Pakistan,” Feb, 2002
  • ABC Prime Time: “A Master of Disguise,” March 28, 2002
  • NBC Dateline: “Master of Disguise,” Sept 5, 2002
  • NBC Nightline: “Survivors of 9/11,” Sept 6, 2002
  • NBC: “Lunchtime Lift: Filling in Wrinkles,” Nov 6, 2006

Top Doctor and Notable People Lists

  • ‘Best 150 Doctors in Baltimore,’ as judged by peers, Baltimore Magazine, 1986
  • ‘Best Plastic Surgeons in Baltimore,’ as judged by hospital nurses, Baltimore Magazine, 1989
  • ‘Two Thousand Notable American Men,’ American Biological Institute, 1992
  • ‘Certificate of Merit’ 1992
  • ‘Men of Achievement,’ 15th Edition, June 1992
  • ‘Outstanding Professional’ in Plastic Surgery in the Cambridge Registry, 1996
  • ‘The Best in American Medicine: America’s Top Doctors and Hospitals.’ Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 20008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ‘The Best Doctors in America,’ Woodward/White Inc. Publishers, 1994-1995, 1996 -1997, 1998
  • Who’s Who: Medical Specialties, 1987, 1995 – 1997; Rising Young Americans, 1992; Medicine and HealthCare, 1996
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 1999-2000, 2010-2012
  • ‘America’s Top Doctors,’ American Registry, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ‘Patients’ Choice Award,’ American Registry, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ‘America’s Top Surgeons,’ SLD Industries, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ‘Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons,’ Consumer Research Council of America, 2009-2012
  • ‘Top Plastic Surgeons,’ Northern Virginia Magazine, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • ‘Top Doctors,’ Northern Virginia Magazine, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • ‘Best Plastic Surgeon,’ Northern Virginia Magazine, 2019
  • ‘Best Plastic Surgeons,’ The Washingtonian, 1986-2008
  • ‘Best Regional Breast Surgeons’, The Washingtonian, October 1986
  • ‘Best Doctors in Washington,’ Checkbook, 2009, 2010
  • ‘Super Doctors in Washington, DC; Baltimore; Northern Virginia,’ 2012
  • ‘Top Doctors,’ Washington Post Magazine, 2009-2012
  • ‘Super Doctors – Preeminent Children’s Health Doctor’s,’ The Washington Post Magazine, 2012
  • ‘Best of Bethesda Awards,’ Bethesda Magazine, 2013
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