Meet Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS
Education and Experience
Dr. Louis P. Bucky earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, followed by general and plastic surgery residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He then completed a Fellowship in Breast Cancer Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, as well as a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. While participating in each fellowship program, Dr. Bucky earned regional and national honors in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery as he continued to pursue the most advanced training available. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Board Certification and Affiliations
Dr. Bucky is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bucky is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NSPS)—of which he is also past president—and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). He is a past chairman of the Perspectives and Advancements of Plastic Surgery Symposium, which is sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. Additionally, Dr. Bucky is chairman of the Allergan Breast Aesthetics Executive Council, which is an advisory board comprised of ten elite and nationally recognized leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.
Philadelphia Top Doc Consecutively Since 2001
In addition to his education, fellowships, residencies and certifications, the fact that Dr. Bucky performs more than 1,000 cosmetic procedures (including breast augmentation, facelift surgery, Mommy Makeovers, etc.) each year further attests to his expertise. He remains strictly dedicated to helping patients achieve their goals and maintains a reputation built on outstanding patient care and exceptional surgical skills. Dr. Bucky has been named Plastic Surgery’s “Top Doc” in Philadelphia Magazine consecutively since 2001. Dr. Bucky has also been recognized by Castle Connolly, which publishes a resource for “America’s Top Doctors” in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery.
Did you see Dr. Bucky’s full-page feature in the November 2019 issue of Philadelphia Style?
Scientific Research and Publication
In response to his in-depth research concerning facial aging, Dr. Bucky has developed techniques to enhance a patient’s natural aesthetic following a cosmetic procedure. He was recently filmed performing a live surgical procedure by the National Cosmetic Network to help educate fellow surgeons on these techniques. In addition to his role as educator, Dr. Bucky has co-authored over 100 publications in prestigious industry journals, and received a number of honors for his research in melanoma, breast reconstruction and fat transplantation. His research has been featured on a number of platforms, including Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News, CBS News, MAMM Magazine, and many more.
Contact Our Practice
Dr. Bucky has offices in Philadelphia (Washington Square and Rittenhouse Square) and Ardmore, and performs surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania’s Tuttleman Surgery Center. For more information on the wide range of procedures, both surgical and nonsurgical, performed at Dr. Bucky’s practice, please peruse our website, or contact our offices today. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bucky, we will be happy to help you set up an appointment. Dr. Bucky looks forward to helping you achieve your goals with beautiful results.
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