Dr. Angelo Cuzalina is board certified by three of the top surgical organizations in the U.S., including the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery, the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and the Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. With a special interest in body contouring treatments for dramatic weight loss and complex facial aging surgeries, he has completed over 10,000 procedures for the face, body, and breasts. After opening his private practice in 1998, Dr. Cuzalina has since become a leader in the cosmetic surgery industry and has served as president for the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS).
Dr. Cuzalina received his Bachelor of Science degree in physiology from Oklahoma State University (OSU). While at OSU, Dr. Cuzalina was inducted into the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society and a bronze medalist at the World Wrestling Championships. Following his undergraduate work, Dr. Cuzalina attended Baylor College of Dentistry and received his doctor of dental surgery degree. Here, he ranked 2nd out of 82 students in his class and worked with several dental fraternities, including Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Xi Psi Phi. After receiving his doctor of dental surgery degree, he attended his residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. During this time, he focused on cosmetic and facial reconstruction. This led him to attend an intense fellowship at the Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Surgical Center in Abilene, TX.
Having an opportunity to train with some of the former presidents of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and through his medical education, Dr. Cuzalina is an expert at cosmetic procedures, including mommy makeovers, Brazilian butt lifts, post-bariatric skin removal surgery, facelifts, and rhinoplasties. Out of the 10,000 cosmetic surgical procedures, Dr. Cuzalina has performed 3,000 breast augmentation and enhancement surgeries. No matter what type of cosmetic surgery, Dr. Cuzalina provides an artistic perspective and precise technique.
Dr. Cuzalina is committed to the field of cosmetic surgery. He has years of experience teaching, writing articles and book chapters, and giving lectures at major cosmetic surgery conferences or events.
Teaching has always come naturally to Dr. Cuzalina. Over the years, he developed an AACS-accredited fellowship training program. In this exclusive fellowship training program, future cosmetic surgeons receive extensive and personal training. He has also taught live American Academy of Continuing Medical Education (AACME) surgical courses. Dr. Cuzalina regularly offers live surgery workshops for cosmetic surgeons across the U.S. and internationally. Additionally, he received the opportunity to teach in Austria. Here, he taught courses on breast lifts, breast reduction, and breast implants.
Writing and Research
Dr. Cuzalina has written several major articles and book chapters for well-known publications. Ranging from facial, breast, and body treatments, Dr. Cuzalina provides his expert knowledge about various cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Cuzalina has spoken at different conferences across the world, including Greece, Croatia, and Italy. In 2007, he spoke in Dubai at one of the world's only hospitals dedicated to cosmetic surgery. At each event, he provides his years of experience and his gift for the art of aesthetic surgery.