Hair Loss Specialist Hair Transplant Surgeon | Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D.

Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D. | Hair Loss Specialist | Hair Transplant Surgeon

Education

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine. Washington, D.C.
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Boston College. Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
    Bachelor of Science (Biology), Magna Cum Laude

Board Certification

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Board of Medicine and Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology (Head & Neck Surgery)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Society of Lipo-Suction Surgery
  • American Academy of Aesthetic and Restorative Surgery
  • Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Palm Beach County Medical Society
  • International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons European
  • Academy of Facial Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
  • Member, International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery

Post Graduate Education & Training

  • Post-Residency Training
    Cosmetic Surgery Preceptorship
    Benito B. Rish, M.D., F.A.C.S. New York, NY
  • Residency
    Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery,
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Residency
    General Surgery
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Washington, D.C.
  • Preceptorship
    Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery,
    5th General Hospital (U.S. Army). Stuttgart, Germany
  • Surgical Internship
    General Surgery at St. Vincent’s Medical Center
    Yale University School of Medicine. Bridgeport, Connecticut

Previous Positions

  • 1998-Present Private Practice Facial Plastic Surgery
    Director, Tzikas Facial Plastic Surgery Center
    Delray Beach, Florida
  • 1995 Sabbatical Year: Visiting Clinical Instructor
    University of Thessaloniki, Greece,  Dept. of Facial Plastic Surgery
    Director, Tzikas Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Center. Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1992-1994 Chief. Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Keller Army Hospital, United States Military Academy. West Point, New York

Academic Appointments

  • 1995-Present Visiting Clinical Instructor
    Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery • Department of Otorhinolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1991-1992 Clinical Instructor of Surgery
    Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery/Facial Plastic Surgery Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Bethesda, Maryland
  • 1996 • Wound Healing: Tensile Strength vs. Healing Time for Wounds Closed Under Tension
    Archives Laryngoscope 106:322-327
    Tzikas TL, Burgess LPA, Pickett BP, Brammer RE, Vossoughi J

Licensure

  • 2000-Present State of New York
    The University of the State of New York Education Department
  • 1996-Present State of Florida
    Department of Business and Professional Regulation
  • 1997-2000 State of Michigan
    Department of Consumer & Industry Services
  • 1995-1996 Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    Board of Registration in Medicine
  • 1994-Present Medical License, European Union December 1991-1996 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs
  • 1988-1991 State of Maryland
    Board of Physician Quality Assurance

Awards & Honors

  • 1981-1985 Health Professions Scholarship Award, United States Army
  • 1980, 1979 Massachusetts Premedical Surgical Training Award
  • 1980, 1979 Boston College Recognition Award Chemistry Tutorial Program
  • 1979 Citation of Honor Boston Department of Health and Hospitals Preschool Vision Screening Program
  • 1979 Alpha Epsilon Delta, International Premedical Honor Society

Scientific Presentations

  • March 21, 2015 – Fat Transfer and Facelifting
    2015 Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery, Atlanta, GA
  • January 14-17, 2015 • MRSA Post Facelift: Case Study with Discussion on Management
    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • January 14-17, 2015 • Avoiding and Managing Facelift Complications, Panelist
    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • January 14-17, 2015 • Total Facial Rejuvenation and Facelift, Volume Restoration and Skin Resurfacing
    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • May 27-31, 2014 • Fat Grafting Combination Procedures
    AAFPRS 50th Anniversary at The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 11th International Symposium,
    New York, NY
  • May 27-31, 2014 • Making Fat Work: Techniques and Tips, Panelist, AAFPRS 50th Anniversary at The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 11th International Symposium, New York, NY
  • January 14-19, 2014 • Toxins and Fillers: Live Patient Demonstration, Faculty & Panelist
    American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 30th Annual Scientific Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • October 31-November 3, 2013 • Tear Through Enhancement: An Advanced Injector Workshop
    Aesthetic Extender Symposium, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • August 2-4, 2013 • Fat Grafting in Facial Plastic Surgery, Guest of Honor
    Oregon Health and Science University, The Portland Aging Face, Course Portland, OR
  • August 2-4, 2013 • Tear Through and Mid Face Rejuvenation, Guest of Honor
    Oregon Health and Science University, The Portland Aging Face, Course Portland, OR
  • August 2-4, 2013 • Facial Fillers, Patient and Product Selection, Guest of Honor
    Oregon Health and Science University, The Portland Aging Face Course, Portland, OR
  • August 2-4, 2013 • Facial Fillers, Complications and Management, Guest of Honor
    Oregon Health and Science University, The Portland Aging Face Course, Portland, OR
  • September 2007 • The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting Ronal Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
  • June 2007 • 3rd Annual Facial Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, The Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
  • June 2007 • Advanced Techniques in Injectables and Fillers
    3rd Annual Facial Cosmetic Surgery Meeting, The Bellagio, Las Vegas, NV
  • May, 2007 • My Experience with Radiesse (4.5 Years and >1,000 patients), Faculty Member
    2nd Annual Radiesse Medical Education Faculty Strategic and Future Product Research Conference, The Boulders Resort, Carefree, AZ
  • September 16, 2006 • Non-Invasive Upper Face Rejuvenation, Panelist
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 16, 2006 • Fat Transplantation, Surgical Upper Face Rejuvenation Overview of Techniques
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 16, 2006 • Radiesse. Beyond the Cutting Edge: Advances in Facial Contouring, Breakfast Symposium, Panelist
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 16, 2006 • Radiesse. Beyond the Cutting Edge: Advances in Facial Contouring
    Radiesse Overview and 4 Year Clinical Experience, Breakfast Symposium, Course Director
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 15, 2006 • The Latest in Injectables, Panelist
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 15, 2006 • Biologic Fillers and Fat Transfer
    The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • September 15, 2006 • Radiesse Clinical Trials
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • May 4, 2006 • Injectable Facial Contouring for Rejuvenation of the Face.
    9th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 1, 2006 • Tips and tricks of Injectable Fillers: Things you didn’t know you could do. Panelist
    9th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 1, 2006 • Tips and tricks of Injectable Fillers: Things you didn’t know you could do.
    9th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • February 22, 2006 • Live Demonstration Fat Injection, Rejuvenation of the Aging Face, The Art and Science of Surgery
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • February 22, 2006 • Injectables and Fillers, What Do You Want to Know About Injectables and Fillers?
    Panelist, Rejuvenation of the Aging Face, The Art and Science of Surgery
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • February 22, 2006 • Radiesse (Injectables and Fillers), Rejuvenation of the Aging Face, The Art and Science of Surgery
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • September 2007 • Emerging Trends and Technologies, Instructional Course Speaker The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting Ronal Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.
  • February 20, 2006 • Approaches to the Midface, Panelist, The Art and Science of Surgery
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • February 20, 2006 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Florida
  • November 13, 2005 • Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Fall Meeting, Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida
  • September 23, 2005 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • September 23, 2005 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • September 23, 2005 • Fat Augmentation in Facial Rejuvenation, Panelist
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • September 23, 2005 • Fat Augmentation in Facial Rejuvenation, Presenter
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • September 23, 2005 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • September 23, 2005 • Radiesse Technique and Critical Analysis of Results, Presenter
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting 2005, Los Angeles, California
  • June 19, 2005 • Multi-Specialty Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgical Excellence, The Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • June 19, 2005 • Long Term Follow-up with Radiesse, Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2005
    Multi-Specialty Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgical Excellence, The Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 14, 2005 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boca Raton, Florida
  • November 14, 2004 • Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Fall Meeting, Hollywood, Florida
  • October 2, 2004 • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 21, 2004 • Autologous Fat Transfer Workshop, Multiple Presentations
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 40th Annual Meeting, New York, New York
  • May 17, 2004 • Meeting of the International Federation of Facial Plastic Surgery Societies. Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, England
  • December 6, 2003 • Emerging Technologies in Aesthetic Procedures
    Conducted in Cooperation with the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Aventura, Florida
  • October 2003 • Instruction Video for Physicians Featuring Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D. Sponsored by BioForm Inc.
  • October 9, 2003 • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • October 10, 2003 • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • September 18, 2003 • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fall Meeting, Orlando, Florida
  • September 10, 2003 • Internet Teleconference, U.S. Health Connect
  • May 2-6, 2003 • COSM (Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting) American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Nashville, Tennessee
  • May 2-6, 2003 • COSM (Combined Otolaryngological Spring Meeting) American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, Nashville, Tennessee
  • February 18, 2003 • 10th Annual Winter Symposium on the latest advances in Facial Plastic Surgery, Snowmass, Colorado
  • June 16-20, 1998 • ePTFE (Goretex) Lip Augmentation: A multilayered technique
    7th International Symposium on Facial Plastic Surgery, Orlando, Florida
  • March 1998 • The use of multilayer Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene implants for facial and lip augmentation (Video Presentation)
    Instructional video for physicians featuring Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D., Sponsored by the W.L. Gore company
  • February 1997 • Carbon Dioxide Laser Resurfacing: Care and Avoidance of Complications
    Third Medical Aesthetic Symposium, Florida Medical Aesthetic Association. PGA National Resort and Spa, West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • May 1994 • Wound Healing: Tensile Strength vs. Healing Time for Wounds Closed Under Tension
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Spring Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida
  • June 1993 • The Effects of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor and Zyplast on the Tensile Strength of Wounds Closed Under Tension
    Sixth International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, California
  • April 1993 • Increasing the Tensile Strength of Skin Wounds At Early Healing Periods
  • April 1992 • Otoplasty: A Simple Combination Technique for Consistent and Superior Results
    American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Spring Meeting, Palm Desert, California
  • January 29, 2004 • Twentieth Annual Scientific Meeting, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hollywood, Florida

Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications

  • March/April 2014 • Re-Engineering Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: The Science, pages 42-48
    Prime-Journal, Volume 2, Issue 2
    Mariano Busso, David Applebaum, Thomas Tzikas, Birgit Lundskov Fuhlendorff
  • August 2013 • Soft Tissue Fillers for Facial Augmentation, pages 166-174 (book chapter) Minimally Invasive and Office-Based Procedures in Facial Plastic Surgery, Fred Fedok, ed., Paul J Carniol, ed., Chapter 18 Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D.
  • Video Contents/Demonstration:
    • Tear Trough Correction with Diluted Restylane
    • Temporal Augmentation with Calcium Hydroxylapatite
    • Intraoral Augmentation with Calcium Hyroxylapatite
    • Submalar Augmentation with Poly-L-Lactic Acid
    • Silikon 1000 Injection in the Perioral Region
  • 2012 • Fat Grafting Discussion and Debate, pages 265-238 Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 20, Number 3 Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D., Samuel Lam, M.D., Mark Glasgold, M.D.
  • June 2008 • Dermatologic Surgery Journal, Volume 34, Number S1. Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D.
  • November 2007 • Calcium Hydroxylapatite (Radiesse) For Correction of the Mid and Lower Face: Consensus Recommendations
    Consensus Recommendations, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, Volume 120, Number S, Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D., Miles H. Gravier, M.D., Lawrence S. Bass, M.D., Mariano Busso, M.D., Michael E. Jasin, M.D., Rhoda S. Narins, M.D.
  • 2007 • Plasma Skin Resurfacing, Simplified Facial Rejuvenation, Melvin Shiffman, ed., Amolca C.A., Caracas, Venezuela Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D.
  • 2006 • Combined Techniques for Ablative Skin Resurfacing: Phenol, Trichloroacetic Acid, and Mechanical Dermabrasion
    Simplified Facial Rejuvenation, Melvin Shiffman, ed., Amolca C.A., Caracas, Venezuela Samuel M. Lam, M.D., Thomas L. Tzikas, M.D.
  • 2006 • Lipografting: Autologous Fat Grafting for Total Facial Rejuvenation, pages 135-143
    Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America, Volume 14. Tzikas, TL
  • 2004 • Facial Plastic Surgery, Volume 20, Number 2. Tzikas, TL
  • 2004 • Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 6:234-239, Tzikas TL
  • July 2003 • Cosmetic Surgery Times, Tzikas TL
  • October 2000 • Platelet Gel: Platelet-rich Plasma Reduces Bleeding, Speeds Healing, page 36
    Cosmetic Surgery Times, Tzikas TL
  • 1996 • The Effects of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor and Zyplast on the Tensile Strength of Wounds Closed Under Tension
    Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 122:565-568 Pickett BP, Burgess LPA, Livermore GH, Tzikas TL, Vossoughi J
  • April 1993 • Increasing the Tensile Strength of Skin Wounds at Early Healing Periods, pages 69-71
    Tzikas TL, Vossoughi J, Burgess LPA, Pickett BP, Brammer RE
  • 1996 • Wound Healing: Tensile Strength vs. Healing Time for Wounds Closed Under Tension
    Archives Laryngoscope 106:322-327
    Tzikas TL, Burgess LPA, Pickett BP, Brammer RE, Vossoughi J
  • 1996 • The Effects of Platelet-Derived Growth Factor and Zyplast on the Tensile Strength of Wounds Closed Under Tension
    Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery 122:565-568 Pickett BP, Burgess LPA, Livermore GH, Tzikas TL, Vossoughi J
  • April 1993 • Increasing the Tensile Strength of Skin Wounds at Early Healing Periods, pages 69-71
    Tzikas TL, Vossoughi J, Burgess LPA, Pickett BP, Brammer RE

Languages

Fluent in English and Spanish

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