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Walter Lampeter, CSA

Walter Lampeter is a Surgical Assistant with over 20 years of clinical expertise, specializing in Plastic and Reconstructive, as well as multi-specialty surgical assisting.
Mr. Lampeter is an affiliate member of the American College of Surgeons, well published in his field, and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Surgical Assistant Association (NSAA). He is the current President and Chairman of the National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants (NCCSA). 

Walter Lampeter is a Medical Legal Consultant in matters of surgical assisting practice.

As defined by the American College of Surgeons, "the surgical assistant provides aid in exposure, hemostasis, closure, and other intraoperative technical functions that help the surgeon carry out a safe operation with optimal results for the patient.
In addition to intraoperative duties, the surgical assistant also performs preoperative and postoperative duties to better facilitate proper patient care. The surgical assistant to the surgeon during the operation does so under the direction and supervision of that surgeon and in accordance with hospital policy and appropriate laws and regulations." 

Licensed Surgical Assistant
Board of Medicine - Washington, DC
Registered Surgical Assistant
Board of Medicine - Virginia 
Certified Surgical Assistant
National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants 
American College of Surgeons 
Affiliate Member
National Surgical Assistant Association 
Active Member / Specialty Advisory Council for Plastic Surgery 
National Commission for the Certification of Surgical Assistants 
President and Chairman - Board of Directors


Editorial Reviewer - Journal: 
Aesthetic Plastic 
, Editor-in-Chief: Bahman Guyuron, MD, 
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Technical Editor - Textbook: 
Aesthetic Plastic 
, Edited by Sherrell J. Aston, MD,
Douglas S. Steinbrech , MD and Jennifer L. Walden, MD. Elsevier, 2009.

Lampeter, W. Editor's Invited Commentary on Micropigmentation: Camouflaging Scalp Alopecia and Scars in Korean PatientsAesth Plast Surg, Volume 38 Number 1, 2014. 
Lampeter, W. The Zen of Surgical Assisting, CSA Node, Issue Number 4, July 2012. 

Lampeter, W. Commentary on Use of Tattooing for Camouflaging Various Scars, Aesth Plast SurgVolume 35 Number 3, 2011.

Perrotti, J.A., Lampeter, W. Botox: The Ultra-Concentrated Technique, PlastSurg Pulse NewsVolume 2 Number 4, 2011.

Walden, J.L., Lampeter, W. Hyaluronic Acid Injectable Filler. In Aston, S.J., Steinbrech, D.S., Walden, J. L. eds, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Textbook). London: Elsevier, 2009, pp. 865-874.

Lampeter, W. Variability of Educational Standards in Surgical Assisting: "Selecting Your Program Wisely", CSA Node, Volume 26 Number 2, 2009.

Lampeter, W. Adjuvant Therapies in Reconstructive Surgery, CSA Node, Volume 25 Number 1, 2008.

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