Dedicated to Research and Innovation

A member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Vasko is dedicated to staying at the top of her field so she can bring you the best treatment possible. As the program director at Riverside Methodist Hospital for the plastic surgery residency program, she is committed to teaching our next generation of plastic surgeons. As a leader in her field, Dr. Vasko pioneered two advanced studies: a study evaluating liposuction methods as well as research focused on infection prevention protocol utilizing tissue expanders during breast reconstruction. She presented the results of the liposuction study to her peers at the 2012 ASAPS meeting (the premier aesthetic meeting in the world) in Vancouver, as well as the 2012 Ohio Valley Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. She studied pain control after breast augmentation which was presented at the 2014 ASAPS meeting in San Francisco.

An Upper Arlington resident, Dr. Vasko is also a member of the Upper Arlington Women’s Club, which provides scholarships to students, as well as active supporter of The Boy Scouts of America. When she’s not at work she enjoys sewing, sailing, traveling reading and spending time with her husband, Mark, and twin sons. Dr. Vasko cherishes making your aesthetic and reconstructive dreams a reality.

Education & Experience

Perhaps like you, and many of our patients, Dr. Susan Dietrich Vasko is a Ohio native. She received her medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine, completed four years of general surgery residency and two additional years of plastic surgery residency at the Ohio State University Hospitals. Dr. Vasko was an engineering undergrad which she says has even helped in her work today. As a natural problem solver, she approaches each case with fresh eyes and an open mind. Her ability to use her critical thinking to find the best treatment for each individual patient is perhaps part of what sets her apart from the rest.

Awards & Recognition

A founding member of Columbus Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, along with Dr. Treece, Dr. Vasko has been helping patients heal, restore, and rejuvenate to create the naturally beautiful results they desire, and has been doing so for over 18 years now. In this time she was selected in the 2010 Consumers Checkbook Guide to Top Doctors in Columbus as one of the top 3 plastic surgeons. Dr. Susan Vasko is also among 5% of doctors in the nation to receive the Patients Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014- an award voted by actual patients that reflects the difference a particular physician has made in their lives. Additionally she was rated one of the top cosmetic surgeons in Columbus, Ohio in the past two consecutive “Docs Rate Docs” surveys conducted by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV, proving that she is a doctor you can trust and count on to get the results you want.