Louis Bucky, MD
Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS is a Clinical Professor of Surgery within the Division of Plastic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dr. Bucky received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, before completing residencies in both general and plastic surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He completed fellowship training in breast cancer reconstruction at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, and craniofacial surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. During his fellowships in New York City and Miami, he pursued advanced training in cosmetic surgery and was awarded top regional and national honors for his work in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Bucky is board certified in plastic surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a member of several regional and national societies, which include; The American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Bucky is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, Dr. Bucky is past chairman of the Perspectives and Advancements of Plastic Surgery Symposium, a forum sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation and past president of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Bucky is also chairman of the Allergan Breast Aesthetics Executive Council, an elite advisory board of ten nationally recognized leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.
While Dr. Bucky’s education, residencies, fellowships, and certifications attest to his knowledge and training, his reputation is based upon his outstanding surgical skill and patient care. He performs over 1,000 cosmetic facial, breast, and body surgery procedures each year. Dr. Bucky is frequently an invited lecturer at national and international symposia on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He has extensively researched facial aging and has developed techniques that enhance natural appearances after cosmetic surgery. He has received top honors for his research efforts in fat transplantation, melanoma, and breast reconstruction. Recently, the National Cosmetic Network filmed Dr. Bucky performing a live surgical procedure in an effort to educate other physicians about his techniques. He is on the advisory board of the Plastic Surgery Channel. Dr. Bucky has co-authored over 100 publications and abstracts in premier scientific journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Annals of Plastic Surgery. His clinical research work has been featured on Good Morning America, CNN,Fox News, CBS news, plasticSurgery News, Family Circle, Redbook, and MAMM Magazine. Dr. Bucky is regularly recognized for his clinical expertise. For eleven consecutive years, he has been named Plastic Surgery’s “Top Doc” in Philadelphia Magazine and the prestigious Castle Connolly publication, a resource for “America’s Top Doctors” for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Bucky has offices in Philadelphia and suburban Ardmore. He performs surgery at both Pennsylvania Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania’s Tuttleman Surgery Center located in Philadelphia, PA.