James M. Stuzin MD, FACS
About the Practice
Our practice specializes in plastic surgery enhancements of the face to include: Facelifts, eyelid lifts, forehead lifts, nose enhancements and neck lifts.
We believe that enhancing your outer beauty plays a major part in how you feel about yourself and enhances your self image.
As a world renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Stuzin will utilize his expertise, skill and knowledge to assist each patient in achieving their desired goal.
Surgery is not only a medical practice but also an art and selecting the most experienced surgeon assures you the most professional results.
Dr. James M. Stuzin specializes in facial enhancements through Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Stuzin is also well known as the co-host of the Baker-Gordon Educational Symposium, one of the longest running education symposiums in plastic surgery, celebrating its 45th year. This symposium draws surgeons and aspiring surgeons from all over the world to learn the newest techniques in aesthetic surgery.
Background & Certification
Dr. Stuzin has enjoyed an academically recognized career in plastic surgery, establishing himself as a leader within the field. He has served as both Chairman, as well as Director of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the certifying organization providing Board Certification for plastic surgeons in the United States. He has also served as President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the organization which represents plastic surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery in the United States.
James M. Stuzin, M. D. is an internationally recognized expert in plastic surgery who has been practicing plastic surgery for over 20 years. The majority of his time in practice has been in the Miami area, the place of his birth.
Dr. Stuzin completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. He then trained in plastic surgery at New York University Hospitals. Following his training in plastic surgery, Dr. Stuzin studied craniofacial surgery and facial reconstruction at the University of Miami hospitals, as well as at UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Stuzin has served as assistant professor at UCLA and currently has an appointment as Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery on the voluntary staff at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He has also served as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Dr. Stuzin entered the private practice of plastic surgery in 1987, specializing in aesthetic plastic surgery. He is a recognized expert on facial aging, and has co-authored several textbooks, including “Surgical Rejuvenation of the Face”, as well as over 70 articles published in plastic surgery journals. He also authored a textbook on “Chemical Peeling and Laser Resurfacing”. Because of his international reputation, Dr. Stuzin has lectured at plastic surgery conferences in the U.S., Canada, Europe, South America and Asia. He has also performed live surgery demonstrations, as well as video demonstrations of his face lifting technique, in North America, Europe, and Brazil.
Publications and Presentations
Dr. Stuzin is co-editor of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, the most recognized plastic surgery journal in the world, with both the largest circulation, as well as highest academic impact factor of all plastic surgery journals.
Affiliations & Memberships
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
he decision to have cosmetic surgical procedure is a very personal and important choice. You will ultimately base your decision solely on your own set of established priorities and goals. As an individual, your needs are specific and particular to your situation. Understanding this, Dr. James M. Stuzin and his highly qualified staff customize our consultations to your desired need.
Within this process, our Patient Care Coordinator will provide you with additional information about the procedure(s) and, equally as important, allow you to become familiar with our team and us with you. Dr. Stuzin will also examine you, learn about your concerns and goals, discuss your particular case, listen, educate and support you in making your decision, with an informative process that includes a thorough discussion of available options, while answering any questions you may have.
In addition to discussing your cosmetic procedures in descriptive terms, Dr. Stuzin will provide examples of other patients’ results to help you visually see possible solutions.
Your consultation will include discussion of your treatment plan, which will entail costs and the financial policies, if it is determined by Dr. Stuzin that you are a good candidate for the procedure(s).
To discover how facial cosmetic surgical procedures can improve your appearance, confidence, and total outlook on life, please call our office today (305) 854-8828 to schedule your confidential consultation.
Staff & Facilities
The practice of James M. Stuzin, M. D. is located in Miami, Florida(FL). In designing our office, we have provided a comfortable and relaxed setting for plastic surgery procedures with state-of-the-art technology to ensure both maximum comfort, as well as patient safety.
Our procedures are performed in our own fully accredited surgical suite, with the most modern equipment available, staffed with experienced and highly skilled personnel. Our operating room facility has been certified by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc., as well as by the State of Florida.
All of the surgery performed in our office is done on an out-patient procedure, performed under local anesthesia with sedation. As part of our facility, we have a Board Certified anesthesiologist who has been working with Dr. Stuzin for over twelve years. Our experience with sedation anesthesia in terms of patient comfort is unparalleled in producing quality results while maximizing patient safety.
Our office is designed for patient confidentiality, as well as comfort. The first floor of our office suite is utilized for preoperative consultation with Dr. Stuzin as well as for your skin care and dermatologic needs.
The second floor of our office suite is the location of our surgical facility, containing our state-of-the-art operating room, three bed recovery unit, as well as where postoperative visits following surgery are conducted. The second floor of our office suite includes a totally private entrance, as well as a separate covered private parking to ensure patient confidentiality.
Postoperatively, many of our patients choose to recover for a few days following their surgery at the Ritz-Carleton Hotel in Coconut Grove, which is two blocks from our office. If you choose to stay at the Ritz-Carleton, you will be personally cared for by our nursing assistants who will assist you while you are at the hotel with all your personal needs. In terms of privacy, our patients are brought to the hotel through a secluded entrance and, while staying at the Ritz-Carleton, are brought daily to our office for postoperative checks by Dr. Stuzin.
It is our desire that you leave our practice not only feeling more confident and knowledgeable about cosmetic surgery, but realize that you will be treated as an individual with both a high degree of attention and respect.