This week, team BHLL investigated plastic surgeons on Instagram and everywhere on the web. We found their short biographies and their profiles on Instagram and made a shortlist of the 10 most popular doctors, plastic surgeons, on the internet. We hope this list will be useful for you.
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10 Dr Naveen Cavale, FRCS (Plast)
Naveen Cavale is a fully accredited Plastic Surgeon (on the UK Specialist Register, equivalent to USA Board Certified) who trained and qualified in London. He has an NHS Plastic & Reconstructive practice in King’s College Hospital, London as well as a Private Plastic, Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery practice in Central London.
Nav puts patients first, with the emphasis being on safety. He is keen to put you at ease and will never ‘sell’ surgery to you. He never rushes consultations and you will only ever be offered a procedure that is wholly appropriate for you.
Mr. Cavale prefers and encourages natural results as he believes these are both long-lasting, and less likely to cause problems in the long run. He is on the GMC Specialist Register for Plastic Surgery and is a full member of BAPRAS, BAAPS, and ISAPS. He is fully insured via Paragon, a UK-based indemnity company, specialising in plastic surgeons.
Nav is passionate that cosmetic surgery patients see a ‘Real’ surgeon i.e. one that is properly trained and qualified, not only in carrying out your procedure, but also able to properly deal with any situation arising after surgery (expected or unexpected).
If he cannot deal with the issue himself, and you require another specialist, he will gladly refer you on to one of his large network of similarly highly qualified colleagues – this is one of the great advantages of working in the NHS.
He has recently taken his reconstructive skills to other parts of the world where they are desperately needed – the work has been featured on BBC World, in the UK press, in The Mirror and The Guardian, as well as the UK Government’s DfID website – read Naveen’s own account here.
Training the next generation of plastic surgeons is hugely important and Naveen has set up the world’s most popular knowledge-sharing website for trainee plastic surgeons, to help them prepare for their pre-consultant exams.
He enjoys tinkering with gadgetry – this inspired the research for his MSc degree and he has presented and published extensively in the international plastic surgery literature.
Naveen is married with two children and lives in South London.
9 Dr Motykie Plastic Surgery
Dr. Gary Motykie is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who is highly skilled in breast surgery, body contouring, rhinoplasty, and facial rejuvenation as well as numerous other cosmetic surgical procedures. With about 50% of his practice consisting of revising surgeries from elsewhere, Dr. Motykie believes in performing safe, effective plastic surgery that focuses on “doing it right the first time.”
Dr. Motykie’s interest in the form and function of the human body began early in his career while he was a fitness competitor and personal trainer. He earned his Undergraduate Degree in the challenging field of Bio-Medical Engineering during which time he was involved in the development of artificial organs and prosthetic limbs. After graduating with the highest honors and multiple academic awards, Dr. Motykie studied Medicine at Northwestern University and Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas, where he performed surgery at one of the world’s top cancer and burn reconstruction facilities.
Dr. Motykie completed an Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in Beverly Hills, California in 2004. Since then, he has spent the past 10 years dedicated to designing an integrative approach to health, wellness, nutrition, and surgery in order to further evolve his practice beyond the current standards.
“I focus on the human body as a whole in my practice. Too many people now want a ‘quick fix’ at the cheapest possible price rather than a quality procedure that will enhance healing time, outcomes, improve overall health and slow the effects of the aging process.” -Dr. Gary Motykie
Dr. Motykie recently expanded his practice to include a fully equipped, state-of-the-art medical spa. Motykie Med Spa allows patients to experience the combined benefits of pre and post- surgical non-invasive treatments that can optimize results and lessen recovery time. Dr. Motykie believes that “Medical aesthetic treatments should be about improving a patient’s overall health and beauty from the inside-out.” In 2008 Dr. Motykie also formed a non-profit charity called The Healing Curve whose primary mission is to help patients who do not have the means to repair acquired physical deformities from birth, cancer, trauma or prior unsuccessful surgery.
Dr. Motykie has been featured in articles in the New York Times, LA Times, and Wall Street Journal as well as appeared as a regular surgeon on the E! Channel’s Dr. 90201, Celebrity Plastic Surgery, The Doctors, Marie Show, Dr. Phil, MTV, VH1, EXTRA, ACCESS Hollywood, Inside Edition and the Discovery Channel’s Plastic Surgery: Before & After. Dr. Motykie continues to present his work around the world, appearing on numerous televised programs to discuss a wide variety of plastic surgical topics.
“I believe that the most important goal in cosmetic plastic surgery is patient satisfaction, while doing everything I can to ensure their health and wellbeing. Therefore, my primary practice focus is to simply make my patient’s happy. I achieve this goal by listening carefully during my surgical consultations and aligning patient’s desires with realistic expectations. Honesty is my number one policy and I pride myself on providing a thorough, straightforward surgical consultation. I strongly believe that the best plastic surgery results are beautiful, natural and undetectable.
In my professional life, I consistently strive to promote and advance the expanding field of plastic surgery through my consistent involvement in television, radio and written media. It takes extra effort to stay at the forefront of a field that’s constantly changing, but I believe that it is essential in order to keep myself and my patients well-informed about the newest and best surgical techniques available. In this way, I can help to educate and empower patients to make truly informed decisions about having safe, smart and effective plastic surgery.
Through experience and my constant evaluation of emerging technologies, I have engineered surgical techniques that are the safest, least painful and most effective. I have developed a keen artistic eye, extensive scientific knowledge, and skilled surgical hands for the sole purpose of assuring the best possible results. I know that every patient is an individual with different goals, expectations, and aesthetic concerns and I take that into account each and every time a patient puts their trust in my hands.” -Dr. Gary Motykie
Visit @drgarymotykie on Instagram.
8 James Fernau, MD FACS
Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. James Fernau, is a second-generation physician in private practice in Pittsburgh, PA. Named as one of America’s “Top Doctors” by the American Consumer Research Council seven years in a row, Dr. Fernau specializes in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. His privately owned practice, the Pittsburgh Accent on Body, puts client satisfaction and safety first, and he is commonly known among patients as having a warm and caring, and very knowledgeable staff. His patients consider him one of the best plastic surgeons in the Pittsburgh area.
- Chairman of the Patient Safety Committee for The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Chairman of the Patient Safety Committee for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- Assistant to the National Secretary for the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
In his early days growing up in Wyoming, young James Fernau watched his father take care of the community and would often go on house visits with him. He marveled as to how his father – who was a family doctor – loved every aspect of his profession, and how he was well respected by the people and the community in which he served. James decided early on to devote his life to taking care of others.
On the road to becoming a doctor and a surgeon, Dr. Fernau received his bachelor’s degree, graduating summa cum laude from the University of Wyoming. He received his medical degree from the University of Utah, where he graduated in the Top 10% of his class. This earned him the honor of Alpha Omega Alpha and was voted as an Outstanding Graduate. During the course of his professional practice, Dr. James Fernau has received numerous awards for advanced education, as recognized by the American Society for Plastic Surgery. He continues to advance his knowledge and training from year to year so that he can continue to be the best plastic surgeon for his patients. For instance, Dr. Fernau recently did an intensive training with Dr. Barry DiBernardo, a board certified plastic surgeon based out of New Jersey that has extensive experience with some of the newest, promising technologies, such as Smartlipo, Cellulaze, and PrecisionTx.
Dr. Fernau’s background in reconstructive surgery has given him an eye for beauty and perfection in the human anatomy. It has also provided him with great expertise in the field of cosmetic surgery. He precisely tailors every treatment plan, based on the desires of each patient, to ensure their overall satisfaction with the anticipated outcomes. Patients will also find that he creates world-class body enhancements, such as breast augmentations with gummy bear implants, breast lifts, Brazilian tummy tucks, body lifts, liposuction, Brazilian buttock lifts, and Brazilian buttock augmentations. Additionally, his Aesthetic Surgery Center and Medical Spa provides comprehensive skincare services, laser hair removal, vein treatment, acne scar removal, BOTOX and filler treatment for the correction of facial wrinkles. Dr. Fernau is also a certified NeoGraft Specialist.
In addition to maintaining a thriving plastic surgery practice, Dr. Fernau is dedicated to giving back to the local community in various ways. He assists the women of Pittsburgh who require cosmetic or reconstructive surgery due to trauma, and focuses on the Women’s Shelter in Pittsburgh to fulfill this. In addition, he does pro bono surgery, working with one child per month offering such procedures as otoplasty (ear pinning) and other cosmetic treatment work.
Visit @drjamesfernaumd on Instagram.
7 Dr. Dana Khuthaila
Dr. Khuthaila is an extremely talented and skilled plastic and reconstructive surgeon who offers several procedures for the breast and body. Fluent in both English and Arabic, Dr. Khuthaila has chaired and moderated at workshops and seminars across the world in different plastic surgery specialties. She is a caring, compassionate physician who strives to create gorgeous, natural results for her patients.
Dr. Khuthaila has a special interest in breast and body contouring as they relate to a woman’s body, especially surgery following a massive weight loss (bariatric surgery) or after child birth in what is known as the “Mommy Makeover”.
She has a great deal of training and experience in breast reconstruction surgery after a mastectomy (the removal of a breast as a cancer treatment).
She has been asked to present at numerous national and international meetings in the field of reconstructive breast surgery. She also has extended training and knowledge in transgender breast procedures. These procedures include MTF -breast augmentation and shaping and FTM- double mastectomy with chest contouring.
Among several honors and awards, Dr. Khuthaila, for three consecutive years has been listed by the New York Times as “Super Doctors in Plastic Surgery”.
Dr. Dana Khuthaila maintains an office for her plastic surgery practice in a convenient Midtown Manhattan location with beautiful views of Central Park South. Located directly across the street from Central Park, Dr. Khuthaila’s 13th floor office includes sweeping views of New York City from the patient waiting area. Dr. Khuthaila’s office also includes a private consultation room and a minor procedures room for treatments that do not require general anesthesia. Dr. Khuthaila’s office is located only one block away from the Fifth Avenue-59th Street Subway Station on the BMT Broadway Line with service by the N, R, and Q trains.
Visit @drdana_nyc on Instagram.
6 Nina S. Naidu, MD FACS
Integrity, honesty, and patient safety are the top priorities in the surgical practice of Nina S. Naidu, MD, FACS. Dr. Naidu spends a great deal of time with her patients during their consultations. It is her goal for these visits to be as educational as possible, without pressure to schedule a procedure.
Aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast comprise a large part of Dr. Naidu’s surgical practice. She has a special interest in breast augmentation, and in reconstruction of the tuberous breast. Since 2006, Dr. Naidu has served as a clinical investigator in the Breast Implant Follow-Up Studies (BIFS) trials. She offers her patients the full range of breast implants now available, including saline implants, silicone gel implants, anatomic, highly-cohesive silicone gel implants, and the Ideal Implant.
Dr. Naidu completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University and obtained her medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. After completing her general surgery and plastic surgery training at New York-Presbyterian – Weill Cornell Medical Center, she performed an additional year of fellowship training at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Naidu is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. In 2008, she launched her own skincare line, anokha®, a natural line formulated from botanicals and actives native to South Asia. 10% of proceeds from sales of anokha® are donated to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders.
Dr. Naidu is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ISAPS), and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). She is currently serving as the National Secretary for the United States for ISAPS. She is a reviewer for the international aesthetic journal, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She also recently became the medical director for Skintology, a medical spa located in midtown Manhattan. Dr. Naidu maintains privileges at several prominent New York hospitals including New York-Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center; Manhattan Eye, Ear, & Throat Hospital; and Lenox Hill Hospital.
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5 Moises Salama M.D. Board Certified.
Dedicated to excellence in care and results, Dr. Moises Salama offers a comprehensive selection of today’s most sought-after cosmetic treatments at our state-of-the-art practice. In addition to extensive training, his patient-focused approach sets him apart from the competition and provides a level of personal attention that’s singular to our office. Whether you’re seeking non-surgical aesthetic enhancement or a series of procedures, Dr. Salama will customize your treatment plan to best suit your individual needs and goals.
Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Salama is the founder and medical director of Elite Plastic Surgery. He earned his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Miami, where he also completed his general surgery residency. Dr. Salama then completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida, where he fine-tuned his skill and artistic ability in cosmetic enhancement techniques, including Brazilian Butt Lift, Breast Augmentation, Tummy Tuck Surgery, and Body Contouring. Following his residency, Dr. Salama finished a Fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Virginia.
The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Salama is also an active member of several prestigious medical organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). He is fluent in English and Spanish, and he will take the time to answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide exceptional care and an unforgettable experience from start to finish.
- Plastic Surgery Residency – University of South Florida
- Hand Surgery Fellowship – University of Virginia
- General Surgery Residency – University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
- General Surgery Internship – Tulane University Hospital
- Medical Degree – University of Miami School of Medicine
- BS Degree, Biology – University of Miami
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4 Jason M. Petrungaro, MD, FACS
My name is Doctor Jason Petrungaro, and please allow me to be the first person to welcome you to Petrungaro Plastic Surgery! I would like to thank you for visiting the website, and I hope the information found here will not only be educational but also inspiring to all people interested in learning more about Plastic Surgery.
I am a proud native of Munster, Indiana who graduated from Munster High School in 1995. I then attended the University of Notre Dame, graduating with honors in 1999. From there I received my medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2003. My training includes a residency in General Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (2008), a fellowship in Hand Surgery at the University of Rochester in New York (2009), and a residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis (2011).
Prior to founding my private practice and returning to my home of Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area, I was an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. The Plastic Surgery program at Baylor College of Medicine is widely accepted as one of the finest and most prestigious in the nation. I spent a significant amount of time at Houston Methodist Hospital, Ben Taub General Hospital, and the Texas Children’s Hospital, caring for people of all ages suffering from trauma, cancer, and functional or aesthetic problems. I gladly dedicated a significant amount of time to the plastic surgery residents of Baylor College of Medicine, educating them and training them to be future plastic surgeons.
I am a board certified Plastic Surgeon who specializes in all aspects of plastic, reconstructive, and aesthetic surgeries as well as surgeries of the hand and forearm. Having completed full residencies and fellowships in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, and Hand Surgery, I take pride in being able to expertly address essentially any patient’s surgical needs anywhere on the body. I firmly believe in the philosophy of patient-centered care: focusing on taking the time to truly listen to my patients and their concerns. Together we will develop a treatment plan specifically tailored to the individual. I find great reward in spending time with my patients and keeping them informed and involved in the decision-making process throughout the entire surgical experience, from initial consultation to postoperative follow-up, with a strong dedication to excellent bedside manner coupled with compassionate care. At Petrungaro Plastic Surgery, the patient comes first. We hope to see you in the office soon!
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3 Jeff Angobaldo, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon (Dr Plano)
Dr. Jeff Angobaldo is a board-certified plastic surgeon licensed in the State of Texas. His office is in Plano, TX where he houses a full accredited ambulatory surgical facility.
Dr. Angobaldo is very well regarded by his patients and colleagues, and is known for going out of his way to ensure patient satisfaction. Our Renaissance Plastic Surgery team in Plano provides the best care they can, read our patient reviews.
Willing to lend his expertise, Dr. Angobaldo was featured on Good Morning Texas and is a national spokesman for the SlimLipo laser liposuction technology. Additionally, he provides expert interviews for Bizymoms.com answering readers’ more popular questions about cosmetic procedures such as tummy tuck, rhinoplasty, and breast augmentation. Dr. Angobaldo graduated from the University of Michigan in 1996. He then attended Wayne State University where he received a Masters in Biomedical Science in 1997. He graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan School of Medicine in 2002.
Dr. Angobaldo has authored and presented multiple scientific papers covering many areas of plastic surgery including cosmetic, reconstructive, wound healing, congenital deformities, cancer reconstruction and trauma surgeries and treatment. His works are published in various scientific journals including the Journal of Urology, Internet Journal of Burns and Wounds, and multiple published works in issues of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Angobaldo also speaks throughout the country about laser liposuction and trains doctors nationally on the SlimLipo technology.
He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. His fellowships include NIH Summer Research Award in 1999 and a National Medical Fellowship in 2001.
Dr. Angobaldo is active in various charities and works with humanitarian organizations such as Partners of the Americas. Dr. Angobaldo has traveled to Bolivia to operate on pediatric burn patients in need of reconstructive surgery. In Haiti in April 2010, Dr. Angobaldo helped treat patients in the only trauma center available in the area where he was. He operated on earthquake victims with chronic wounds and in need of amputation as well as the more urgent cases involving accident and crime victims. Locally, Dr Angobaldo has provided many reconstructive surgeries Pro Bono. He is already planning his next humanitarian trip.
Visit @drplano on Instagram.
2 Dr Renato Calabria
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Renato Calabria is a California Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. He specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery in Beverly Hills, California Dr. Calabria has been named one of “America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” by the 2008 Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons written by the Consumers Research Council of America. He was also profiled in the best selling book ” The Beauty Makers” representing a small list of this country’s best plastic surgeons, and he was nominated one of 2005 “Physician of the Year”.
Dr. Calabria graduated from the University of Padua, Italy, one of the oldest and most prestigious medical schools in the world. His postdoctoral training includes two Research Fellowships in Surgery. One at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and the other at Wadsworth-VA Medical Center in Los Angeles. This was followed by a Residency in Pathology at Wadsworth-UCLA Medical Center . After completing five years of General Surgery training at Kern County-UCSD Medical Center, Dr. Calabria moved to the Bay Area where he trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco, the oldest Plastic Surgery Training Program on the West Coast. He then moved back to Beverly Hills where he has been practicing since 1995. Dr. Calabria also has offices in Rancho Mirage, Rome and Milan.
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon Dr. Calabria is Board Certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine in London. He is also a Member of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Calabria is part of the Voluntary Faculty of the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Southern California, where he teaches residents the latest technique in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Calabria has authored and coauthored numerous publications and written several book chapters on plastic surgery of the face and body, and has lectured at national and international meetings including the American Society of Plastic Surgery, The California Society of Plastic surgeons, The American College of surgeons, the Italian-American Society of Plastic surgeons. He is a leading expert in his field and has been interviewed for articles that have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Forbes Magazine, Vanity Fair, Vogue, LA Confidential, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, People Magazine, In Touch Magazine, Star Magazine, More Magazine, Us Weekly, Men’s Journal, The National Enquirer, Repubblica, L’espresso, Class, Anna, Oggi, Gente, Bunte, Chi , Diva e Donne, and many more.
The Television media has also recognized Dr. Calabria’s expertise in cosmetic surgery by featuring him on CBS News, NBC News, Extra, Inside Edition, KTLA News, Channel 9 News, The Insider, VH1, The WE Channel, Tyra Banks Show,
Dr. Calabria has also been invited to be on the faculty of numerous aesthetic workshops in the US and Europe; He has been on the forefront of endoscopic facial plastic surgery, referred to as ” Minimally Invasive” surgery, participating in various panels on the subject. He is also a Member of The Editorial Board of Body Language.
Devoting time to help children with congenital defects has always been one of Dr. Calabria’s priorities. He has participated in several third world missions, mostly in Central and South America, where he has performed hundreds of reconstructive surgeries.
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1 Patrick W. Hsu, MD
Dr. Patrick Hsu is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon and Reconstructive Micro-surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, breasts, and body, including breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, Brazilian butt lift, tummy tucks, and liposuction. Dr. Hsu’s approach is to provide artful guidance to every client’s enhancement needs, based on his elite credentials and extensive experience. He executes with surgical precision and meticulous attention to detail, which consistently yields the most beautiful and natural results for each patient. Most importantly, Dr. Hsu’s commitment to patient care extends beyond post-operation to ensure the safest, quickest and most comfortable recovery. Whether you are considering reconstructive surgery after a heroic battle with breast cancer, or elective surgery after the triumph of motherhood, or merely to enhance a physical imperfection because you deserve it, let Dr. Hsu guide you to revealing the most perfect you.
Dr. Patrick Hsu grew up in Short Hills, New Jersey and began his training at Rutgers College where he received a Bachelor of Science and then received a Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Albany Medical College. Dr. Hsu received his Medical Degree from UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he graduated as President of his class and with highest honors and distinction, including winning the Rudolph Camishon Award for Academic Excellence in Surgery and being named Alpha Omega Alpha for excellence in scholarship and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine.
Following medical school graduation, Dr. Hsu attended the prestigious Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, regarded as one of the most rigorous and competitive programs in the country for surgical training. Dr. Hsu completed his plastic surgery fellowship at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson and with a keen interest in and compassion for breast cancer patients. Dr. Hsu then dedicated an additional year to a second fellowship in Microsurgery at the world-renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. There he trained in all aspects of reconstructive surgery with a heavy focus on advanced techniques in breast reconstruction to include the DIEP and SIEA flaps. Dr. Hsu is regarded as an educator due to his breadth of knowledge in a wide array of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgical procedures, where he has been published in advocating for patient safety in cosmetic surgery. He also co-authored Plastic Surgery Emergencies: Principles and Techniques, a textbook currently used to train clinicians, residents and trainees in plastic surgery, as well as emergency room personnel, on principles and procedures for rapidly evaluating and treating acute care problems in the emergency room setting or during on-call consultations.
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