My primary goal is to get to know each patient and understand what motivates them. By establishing this trust, we can provide a warm, caring environment where patients can learn about plastic surgery and can confidently choose the treatments that will complement their lifestyles.”
–Pat Pazmiño, MD, FACS
Dr. Pazmiño graduated with honors from Harvard University with a degree in Biochemical Sciences and earned his medical degree (M.D.) from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. The Baylor College of Medicine is located in the Texas Medical Center- the largest medical center in the world. Dr. Pazmiño was then selected to the integrated General Surgery and Plastic Surgery Residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. With 15 hospitals and 46 research institutions, the Texas Medical Center is home to some of the most important discoveries in medicine and was an ideal environment to experience all aspects of plastic surgery. Dr. Pazmiño also served as Plastic Surgery Chief Resident at the Baylor College of Medicine. During his residency, Dr. Pazmiño won the award for Best Maxillofacial Paper from the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and continued his research in breast cancer gene therapy, wound healing, and educating the next generation of aesthetic surgeons. Dr. Pazmiño then brought this world-class training to South Florida to establish Miami Aesthetic. Some services offered include breast augmentation and implants, injectables such as Botox or Restylane, liposuction, rhinoplasty, other plastic surgery and more.
In South Florida, Dr. Pazmiño has continued his commitment to patient safety and plastic surgery education through his membership in the Dade County Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Pazmiño is currently the President of the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons.
A commitment to work closely with every patient to achieve beautiful, consistent results that will complement their personality & lifestyle.
Profiles of Dr. Pazmiño and MIAMI AESTHETIC in the national and local media.
The American Board of Plastic Surgery is the only board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties to certify surgeons in Plastic Surgery. To verify the board certification of any physician, visit http://www.isyourdoctorboardcertified.com/.
The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) is the leading organization of board-certified plastic surgeons who specialize in cosmetic plastic surgery. Only about one-quarter of all American Board of Plastic Surgery certified surgeons have been accepted into ASAPS membership. Physicians who have been trained in specialties other than plastic surgery are not eligible for membership in ASAPS. With only 2,500 members in the world, ASAPS membership remains an exclusive privilege.
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. ASPS members are dedicated to the highest standards of patient safety and surgical excellence. As part of their commitment to patient safety, ASPS members may only perform surgery in accredited surgical facilities.
The letters FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons) after a surgeon’s name mean that the surgeon’s education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed a rigorous evaluation, and have been found to be consistent with the high standards established and demanded by the American College of Surgeons.
The Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons is one of the largest and most active regional plastic surgery societies in the country. The society is dedicated to the advancement of plastic surgery education and patient safety in South Florida.
Dr. Pazmiño serves on the Clinical Faculty of the University of Miami and participates in the educational programs of the Division of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Pazmiño is an alumnus of Harvard University with a degree in Biochemical Sciences. Founded in 1636, it is one of America’s most prestigious universities.
Dr. Pazmiño received his medical degree and completed his general surgery/plastic surgery residency at the Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Pazmiño holds hospital privileges in Plastic Surgery at the following institutions in Dade and Broward County: (Why is this important?)
Aventura Day Surgery Center
Hallandale Ambulatory Surgical Center
Memorial Regional Hospital
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
Memorial Hospital South
Memorial Hospital Pembroke
Memorial Hospital West
Memorial Hospital Miramar
Memorial Same Day Surgery Center- East
Memorial Same Day Surgery Center- West
Learn about the latest developments in Plastic Surgery at Dr. Pazmiño’s official blog: Truth in Beauty
Dr. Pazmiño has multiple publications in the plastic surgery literature including:
Pazmiño, P. & Hollier H. “The Management of Orbitozygomatic Fractures.” Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, June 2003; 111(7):2386-2393.
Gherardini, G. & Pazmiño, P. “Endoscopic Brow and Midface Lift.” Plastic Surgery Faculty Course. The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX: September 1996.
Gherardini, G. & Pazmiño, P. “Discussion on The Classification and Patient Selection in Abdominoplasty in Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.” Journal of Progressive Clinical Insight, November – December 1996.
Gherardini, G., Gurlek, A., Staley, C.A., Ross, D.A. Pazmiño, B.P., & Miller, M.J. Laparoscopic harvesting of jejunal flaps for esophageal reconstruction. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, August 1998; 102(2):473-7.