Dr. Javier A. Couto is an Ivy League and fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the face, breast, and body.

Dr. Javier A. Couto is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon trained in the Ivy League, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive procedures for the face, breasts, and body.

He possesses a keen sense of harmonious aesthetics and has a genuine commitment to cultivating authentic connections with his patients.

Dr. Couto is dedicated to providing safe, natural, and lasting results.

Education and Training

Dr. Couto’s commitment to academic excellence is the foundation of his professional journey. He began his academic pursuits by obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, graduating Magna Cum Laude and being inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society in his third year. During his medical studies, he was selected for a research fellowship in vascular anomalies and pediatric plastic surgery at the renowned Boston Children’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Couto completed his training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), recognized as one of the top programs in the United States. At the University of Pennsylvania, he was trained by world leaders in microsurgical reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. At the world-famous Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), he was mentored by pioneers in craniofacial and pediatric plastic surgery.

Taking a further step in his educational journey, Dr. Couto completed a research fellowship in aesthetic surgery under the guidance of the globally recognized facelift expert, Dr. Louis P. Bucky, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During this fellowship, Dr. Couto immersed himself in advanced surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation techniques, leveraging the skills he now brings to Couto Plastic Surgery.

Quick Overview of Medical Training

American Board of Plastic Surgery: Eligible Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency: University of Pennsylvania Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship: Bucky Plastic Surgery Research Fellowship in Vascular Anomalies and Pediatric Plastic Surgery: Boston Children’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School

Areas of Specialization

Dr. Couto specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery of the face, breasts, and body, as well as reconstructive breast procedures. He trained at the University of Pennsylvania, known for being one of the highest-volume microsurgical breast reconstruction centers in the United States. Dr. Couto offers the latest in reconstructive breast surgery, including DIEP flap breast reconstruction.

Dr. Couto has authored more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, published several books and chapters, and presented at regional, national, and international meetings. He consistently participates in workshops and national meetings to stay updated on the latest advances in surgical and nonsurgical treatments.

Our Commitment

At Couto Plastic Surgery, we believe in the transformative power of plastic and reconstructive surgery to enhance the lives of our patients. Dr. Javier A. Couto’s distinguished academic background, coupled with his world-class training, equips him with a unique blend of expertise, artistry, and compassion. His commitment to providing exceptional care, ensuring patient safety, and achieving outstanding results is the driving force behind our practice.

Couto Plastic Surgery is where academic excellence, comprehensive training, and aesthetic mastery come together, offering you a pathway to turn your aesthetic dreams into reality. Dr. Couto’s dedication to perfection and his passion for the art of plastic and reconstructive surgery make him the exceptional surgeon you can trust.

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