Dr. John Pinnella, M.D., F.I.C.S - Fort Lauderdale Cosmetic Surgeon

Dr. John Pinnella, M.D.

Dr. John Pinnella, M.D. has been actively practicing cosmetic surgery for nearly 30 years, helping thousands of grateful patients look and feel their best. Dr. Pinnella prides himself on understanding his patients' surgery goals creating personalized treatment plans to deliver the best possible results. As a result, his patients regularly return and refer their friends and family for their cosmetic surgery needs. In many cases, Dr. Pinnella has become the trusted, go-to surgeon for entire families, only confirming his excellent reputation in the industry.

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About Dr. John Pinnella

Dr. Pinnella earned his Medical Doctor degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at the University of New York at Stony Brook. He also attended residency at the Baylor College of Medicine for plastic and reconstructive surgery, enhancing his skills and improving his plastic surgery technique. Excelling in each of his residences, Dr. Pinnella was named Chief General Surgery Resident and Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Resident during his programs.

Today, Dr. John Pinnella is a member of numerous renowned state and national professional societies to further his education and experience in the space. These societies include the American Society of Plastic Surgery, International College of Surgeons, Florida Medical Association, Broward County Medical Society, and Broward County Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons. Dr. Pinnella also has international experience, having traveled across the world to participate in projects such as the Interplast Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Project in Lesotho, Africa and the ASPRS Educational Foundation South Korea Project.

Dr. Pinnella is committed to providing the newest techniques and technologies to accomplish the best results for his patients. He has repeatedly earned the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award in acknowledgment of his commitment to advances in the field of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and continues to further his education as the industry grows. At the Florida Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. John Pinnella offers a wide variety of procedures to help his patients from mommy makeovers that combine tummy tucks, breast lifts and augmentations and liposuction to facelifts, ethnic rhinoplasty, arm lift, and many more. If you are interested in a procedure with Dr. Pinnella, please contact our staff today for a free virtual consultation.


State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry 1967 -1971
Buffalo, New York- DDS
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine 1967 – 1971
Buffalo, New York- MD
State University of New York at Stony Brook 1975 – 1978
Stony Brook, New York- Chief of General Surgery Resident
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery- 1979
Houston, Texas- Microvascular Research Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine 1979 – 1981
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Resident


Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 1983
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners 1975
Diplomate of the National Board of Dental Examiners 1971
Florida Medical Association Distinguished Physician Award 2007

  • Fort Lauderdale Illustrated Top Docs 2021
  • Allergan Top 500 Partner
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • RealSelf Verified
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Boca Magazine Top Doctors 2022


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