Meet Roberto E. Garcia, MD, FACS
Facial Plastic Surgeon in Ponte Vedra Beach
Roberto E. Garcia, MD, FACS is the founder and principal of the Contoura Facial Plastic Surgery serving the Jacksonville area. With two locations, Contoura Facial Plastic Surgery is the premier center for facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in northeast Florida. Dr. Roberto Garcia’s main center is located in Ponte Vedra Beach.
As the developer of the Contoura procedure, Dr. Roberto Garcia has been a leader in providing his patients with the latest innovations in surgical and non surgical anti aging procedures. He has performed over 11,000 surgeries of the aging face, published 9 scientific articles, and written 5 books. His book “The Art of Facial Aesthetics” is widely recognized as an excellent resource for patients considering facial plastic procedures.
Dr. Roberto Garcia is a Cum Laude graduate of Jacksonville University. During his studies, he authored several articles on the neurobiological treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.
He attended medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin (formerly Marquette University) where he developed an early interest in face, head, and neck surgery.
After completing an internship in General Surgery at SUNY Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, New York, Dr. Roberto Garcia completed a 4 year residency in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. During this time, Dr. Roberto Garcia was involved in developing techniques for management of facial trauma; he conducted several scientific projects and published a number of scientific papers in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Garcia completed a highly competitive and specialized training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the renowned McCollough Institute for Appearance and Health in Alabama. During his fellowship, Dr. Garcia specialized in cosmetic surgery of the aging face and neck as well as cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose. He authored and presented studies on treatments for the aging lower eyelids and on management of facial fractures.
Dr. Garcia is first and foremost an educator, having developed and trained dozens of other physicians in his ground breaking procedures aimed at reversing the signs of aging. Being a leader in his specialty recently afforded him the opportunity to be the first physician in Northeast Florida to introduce Kybella, the only non-surgical injection to reduce fatty tissue in the neck. To date, Dr. Garcia has trained over 40 local physicians in this procedure. In addition, he is frequently asked to speak to local groups on the latest innovations and developments in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
He is very proud of his work for his children’s foundation, FACE. The Foundation provides cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgeries to local children who have malformations or traumatic injuries to the face. To date, the Foundation has helped hundreds of children.
Dr. Roberto Garcia is double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Roberto Garcia is married with three children. The family lives in Ponte Vedra Beach. He enjoys the beach life and spending time with his family.
My Commitment to You
As the founder and principal physician at Contoura Facial Plastic Surgery, my goal is to give our patients the ultimate experience in terms of personalized care. My dedicated staff and I want every patient to feel special and unique throughout their entire experience with us. We want to fulfill every need with respect to service, before, during and after a cosmetic procedure. Our hope is that our high expectations of ourselves will always translate into surpassing all of our patient’s definition of quality care.
If I have had success, it is only because I have been blessed to be surrounded by a great staff of people. I have been fortunate to work with the same group of talented people for many years. I am honored to work with each of them everyday. Furthermore, it pleases me to see how our patients enjoy coming in to our office and interacting with our staff. This is evident by the hundreds of patient reviews and testimonials we receive annually.
Ultimately, my skill as a practitioner and surgeon are of utmost importance. I am confident in my abilities but urge each prospective patient to carefully examine my portfolio of work and specialized education in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
In addition to those prerequisites, I firmly believe that the centerpiece of being a leader in any field is strength of character, meaning, always doing the right thing for the patient. That has always been and will continue to be my pledge to all of my patients. Ultimately, I feel that God has blessed me with the ability to help others; that is my mission.
I hope you will entrust us with the honor of helping you to release your beauty, in all its forms. You have our pledge to assist you in reaching the most natural results possible, using the most advanced, proven techniques available.
Should you have any questions, I have an open door policy for all my patients and look forward to discussing your goals with you soon.
Roberto E. Garcia, MD, FACS