New Tampa Plastic Surgeon - Dr. Peter Fakhre - New Tampa Plastic Surgery
G. Peter Fakhre, MD
Dr. Fakhre, pronounced fack-ree, is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon who has worked with some of the most respected cosmetic plastic surgeons in the country. He is one of only a small number of plastic surgeons in the Tampa Bay area to be double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Fakhre is best known for his technical skill, eye for beauty and his aesthetic treatments of the face, breasts and body.
Dr. Fakhre attended the University of South Florida for his undergraduate studies. There he was a top Biology graduate, graduating Summa Cum Laude and completing both the University and Biology Honors programs. After acceptances to several medical schools, Dr. Fakhre elected to attend the University of Florida College of Medicine. While at the University of Florida, his surgical talent, aesthetic eye and love for plastic surgery were realized.
Dr. Fakhre would go on to complete his surgical training at the world renowned Mayo Clinic. There he excelled, scoring at the 98th percentile in the American Board of Surgery in Training Exam, the highest among all residents in his program. He was involved with numerous publications and research projects which have been presented at more than ten national scientific meetings including the distinguished American Society of Plastic Surgeons. During his surgical training Dr. Fakhre was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Mayo Clinic Medical School and served as Chief Resident in Surgery in his final year of surgical training.
Dr. Fakhre was then privileged to match at his first choice of Plastic Surgery training programs at the prestigious Methodist Hospital. There he trained with members of the original group of plastic surgeons that invented the breast implant as well as facial and body plastic surgeons whose surgeries have been featured on the Discovery Channel. Dr. Fakhre again excelled, scoring the highest inservice exam score among all plastic surgery residents in his program and served as Chief Resident in his final year of plastic surgery training. In addition to refining his surgical skill and technique during his plastic surgery training, Dr. Fakhre volunteered his time with Operation San Jose and traveled to Guatemala on a cleft lip and palate surgical mission. There he helped deliver plastic surgical care to many cleft lip and palate patients who may have otherwise not had treatment. On the American Board of Plastic Surgery Written Examination, Dr. Fakhre scored at the 99th percentile among all Plastic Surgeons who took the exam, in Plastic Surgery of the Breast. This is the highest score possible.
With his comprehensive training and impressive background, Dr. Fakhre is proud to return to Tampa. He and his staff at New Tampa Plastic Surgery are committed to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals. Understanding that each patient is different, the New Tampa Plastic Surgery team looks forward to meeting you and offering you a personalized treatment plan to make your goals a reality!
Active Board Certifications:
- Plastic Surgery – Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
- General Surgery – Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery
- Undergraduate – University of South Florida
- Medical School – University of Florida
- General Surgery – The Mayo Clinic Hospital
- Plastic Surgery – The Methodist Hospital
Call us at 813-PLASTIC (752-7842) and schedule your complimentary consultation with Dr. Fakhre, your Tampa & Wesley Chapel Plastic Surgeon.