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Robert Barrett Noone, MD, FACS, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Noone has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of health care and higher education



Dr. Noone has been providing exceptional service on the Main Line and in the Greater Philadelphia area as a board-certified plastic surgeon.

    PHILADELPHIA, PA, May 15, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert Barrett Noone, MD, FACS, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Noone celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Noone has been tending to patients for more than 45 years, providing exceptional service on the Main Line and in the Greater Philadelphia area as a board-certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Instrumental in introducing the early concepts and techniques of breast reconstruction at the time of mastectomy, a pioneering concept in the late 1970s that has become a standard of care for breast cancer patients, Dr. Noone formerly served as the chief of plastic surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Lankenau Hospital and was the chair of the Department of Surgery at Bryn Mawr Hospital from 1991 to 2001. A longtime Clinical Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania throughout his career he also directed the residency affiliation between Penn and Main Line Health hospitals in plastic surgery.

Lending his expertise as the director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery from 1988 to 1994 and as the first executive director of the board from 1997 through 2015, Dr. Noone also served on the board of directors of the American Board of Medical Specialties, is past chair of the board of trustees of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, former board of directors and president of the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and former president of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. A member of several other professional organizations, Dr. Noone was the founder and third president of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. He served four years on the board of governors of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Noone was honored with an Achievement Award in 2012 from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for his contributions to plastic surgery. He received a Distinguished Fellow Award from the American Association of Plastic Surgeons in 2013 and the Association's highest honor, The Honorary Fellow Award, in the same year. Furthermore, he received a Frank J. O'Hara Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Scranton in 1986, a Magee-Woodruff Award from the Bryn Mawr Hospital in 2005, and The Noone Lecture, an endowed lecture in his name, at the American Association of Plastic Surgeons.

During his tenure, Dr. Noone has contributed more than 100 articles to scientific publications, including peer-reviewed articles. He also is the author of two books, "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast" and "75 Years of Growth in the Public Trust: The American Board of Plastic Surgery 1937-2012."

Earning a Bachelor of Science at the University of Scranton in 1961 and Doctor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1965, Dr. Noone spent one year as a rotating intern, followed by five years as a resident in surgery and two years as a resident in plastic surgery at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. He also spent two years as a captain in the U.S. Air Force in general surgical service during the Vietnam War.

Locally involved, Dr. Noone spent time on the board of directors and as trustee of the Rosemont School of the Holy Child in Pennsylvania and was vice chair of trustees of the University of Scranton. He is active with the Merion Cricket Club and the Eagles Mere (PA) Country Club. Married to his wife Barbara Ellen Atkins Noone since 1965, who holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is a registered nurse, Dr. Noone is the father of five children and 13 grandchildren. He aspires to soon write a book on the history of plastic surgery. For more information, please visit www.rbarrettnoonemd.com.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Robert Barrett Noone, MD, FACS, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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