An award-winning, double-board certified plastic surgeon

Dr. Markelov is an award-winning and premier surgeon in the field of plastic surgery with double-board certification and the highest level of training. He has dedicated himself to the art of body sculpting, breast surgery, and facial surgery and has been recognized for his exceptional technical skills and commitment to patient care. In addition to his surgical expertise, Dr. Markelov has played a significant role in the medical community by teaching medical students, training plastic surgery residents, and publishing extensively on various topics in plastic surgery. His contributions have been acknowledged through invitations to present his research at multiple national and international conferences. Dr. Markelov's innovative techniques and deep knowledge of painless Wide Awake procedures, performed under local anesthesia, have revolutionized patient care and reduced recovery time, making him a leader in the field.

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Meet Dr. Alexey Markelov of AM Plastic Surgery

Dr. Markelov giving a video on his practice.

Dr. Markelov in his office.

Precise, attentive to details with a keen eye for beauty

Plastic surgery is so much more than skin-deep; Dr. Markelov understands the degree to which physical appearance and self-esteem intertwine. It is one of his greatest joys to see a patient’s quality of life improve when they can wear what they want with confidence. He believes everyone deserves to love what they see in the mirror.

With his well-honed skill in facial rejuvenation and body sculpting, Dr. Markelov customizes every procedure after carefully examining each patient’s anatomy to determine the best way to enhance their existing structures. He delivers results that appear natural and refined.

Dr. Markelov is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and The American Board of Surgery.

He is an active member of highly prestigious professional organizations including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

The Aesthetic Society is the leading organization of board-certified plastic surgeons specializing in aesthetic surgery and is an invitation only society.

Dr. Markelov is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

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A plastic surgeon always willing to share knowledge

Dr. Markelov’s array of skills is built on a solid foundation of teaching plastic surgeon residents, and his contributions to multiple professional publications. He has presented his work both nationally and internationally. Dr. Markelov completed his general surgery training at Drexel University College of Medicine, and his plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, a preeminent plastic surgery program that regularly ranks in the top three most lauded programs in the country. 

Dr. Markelov’s accolades include:

  • Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award from Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Patients’ Choice Award
  • Received Multiple Resident and Medical Student Teaching Awards from Drexel University College of Medicine
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Dr. Markelov A standout in his industry

Dr. Markelov is renowned for his expertise in a range of advanced plastic surgery techniques, including the deep plane facelift and neck lift. This advanced method, perfected by Dr. Markelov, allows for the repositioning of the entire facial structure, resulting in dramatic yet natural-looking results. By accessing the deeper tissues, this technique also produces longer-lasting outcomes compared to standard facelift procedures, as it lifts and tightens the deeper structures.

In addition to his proficiency in deep plane facelifts and neck lifts, Dr. Markelov is highly regarded for his surgical treatment of lipedema. He skillfully performs arm, leg, thigh, and ankle awake liposuction procedures, offering much-needed relief to those suffering from this condition. His exceptional skill in this area sets him apart from many other plastic surgeons who may avoid such complex procedures.

Furthermore, Dr. Markelov is known for his expertise in breast implant removal, often correcting botched implant surgeries that patients have undergone elsewhere. This delicate procedure requires a high level of precision and expertise, making Dr. Markelov a standout in the field.

With his proficiency in advanced techniques and his commitment to delivering exceptional results, Dr. Markelov is the top choice for plastic surgery in Tampa and its surrounding areas.

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The right choice for discerning patients 

Dr. Markelov is dedicated to providing his discerning patients exclusive service through his high-end boutique practice, offering a highly individualized approach. He is committed to constantly educating himself on the newest advances in his industry and takes every opportunity to refine his skills. Dr. Markelov also prioritizes empowering his patients with information, ensuring they feel confident and knowledgeable about each procedure they undergo. He allots a generous amount of time to answer each and every question, demonstrating his commitment to a highly personalized experience. Contact AM Plastic Surgery today to schedule a virtual consultation with Dr. Markelov and experience the difference.

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