Professional Statement

Dr. Mel T. Ortega has practiced in the South Florida area for over twenty five years .He has been a major influence in the local plastic surgery scene since he returned here in the early 90’s, having completed his plastic surgery training in Galveston Texas University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Mel Ortega is a board certified in Plastic Surgery although he has dedicated his time practicing medicine to the reconstructive and aesthetic surgical arts. Having focused his efforts in the cosmetic field, he has pioneered or helped advance the modern techniques of plastic surgery using his unique perspective of the human form, as he is also an accomplished painter. Of particular note, Dr.Ortega has been a leader in the Fat grafting for both cosmetic enhancements (facial, hand, Buttock, calf, Breast, female external genitalia), as well as for the correction of acquired/congenital deformities (mastectomy/Poland Syndrome). His dominion of Fat and massive weight loss patient reconstruction methods has made him one of the preferred choices for patients with these needs both local and abroad.


32 years


Spanish, English




Dr. Mel Ortega51 Southwest 42nd AvenueMiami, FL 33134


  • General Plastic Surgery

Areas (4)

  • Body
  • Breasts
  • Buttocks
  • Skin

Education & Affiliations

Education & Training

  • Residency


    University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
  • Coral Gables Hospital

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