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Louis P. Bucky, MD
Degree and Institution
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1986
Associate Professor, Surgery
Department of Surgery (Plastic Surgery Division)
Dr. Bucky performs over 1,000 cosmetic facial, breast, body, and reconstructive surgery procedures each year. He is frequently an invited lecturer at national and international symposia on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Bucky is also a member of the Allergan Breast Aesthetics Executive Council, an elite advisory panel of only ten internationally recognized leaders in breast surgery who develop principles to enhance the safety and results of breast augmentation and reconstruction procedures.
Dr. Bucky has received top honors for his research efforts in fat transplantation, melanoma, and breast reconstruction. He has extensively researched facial aging and is developing techniques that enhance natural appearances after cosmetic surgery. Recently, the National Cosmetic Network filmed him performing a live surgical procedure in an effort to educate other physicians about his techniques. Dr. Bucky has co-authored over 100 research publications and abstracts in the industry’s premier scientific journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. His clinical research work has been featured in Family Circle, Redbook, Good Morning America, CNN, Plastic Surgery News, and MAMM Magazine.
» Plastic Surgery
Breast Cancer / Rena Rowan Center
» Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Miami Children's Hospital
American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Honors and Awards
Dr. Bucky is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has been awarded top regional and national honors in plastic surgery for his work in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. For the past ten years, he has been included in the prestigious Castle Connolly publication, a resource for “America’s Top Doctors” for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He is past chairman of the Perspectives and Advancements of Plastic Surgery Symposium, a forum sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. He chaired the 2007 lower lid blepharoplasty workshop as well as the 2008 workshop that focused on breast augmentation and breast lift surgery. In 2007, he served as President of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. For eleven consecutive years, Dr. Bucky has been named Plastic Surgery’s “Top Doc” in Philadelphia Magazine.
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Louis P. Bucky
230 W. Washington Square
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Office Phone: 215-829-6320
Office Phone: 215-829-6325
Appointment Phone: 215-829-6320
Dr. Bucky takes a personal approach to combine the desires of his patients with the most up-to-date treatment options and procedures in order to optimize their outcome and experience. He has a superior educational foundation and is a self-motivated, progressive thinker committed to cutting-edge technology, natural results, and patient satisfaction. He believes that careful pre-operative planning and progressive post-operative attention significantly enhance the plastic surgery experience.