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Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS

94.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 389 ratings

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About Louis P. Bucky:

Education and Experience

Dr. Louis P. Bucky earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, followed by general and plastic surgery residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He then completed a Fellowship in Breast Cancer Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, as well as a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. While participating in each fellowship program, Dr. Bucky earned regional and national honors in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery as he continued to pursue the most advanced training available. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital.

Board Certification and Affiliations

Dr. Bucky is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bucky is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NSPS)—of which he is also past president—and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). He is a past chairman of the Perspectives and Advancements of Plastic Surgery Symposium, which is sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. Additionally, Dr. Bucky is chairman of the Allergan Breast Aesthetics Executive Council, which is an advisory board comprised of ten elite and nationally recognized leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.

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Louis P. Bucky, MD, FACS Reviews (224)

Eyelid Surgery

Every person from my initial phone call through to my in person appointments and then walking out the door was a happy positive experience. Each member of the staff was kind, friendly, professional, and made me feel welcome. And to top it all off, based on the information provided to me and how the appointments were handled, any concerns or fears that I had were calmed and I felt like I was in the best care possible. Being surrounded by the atmosphere and the two offices that I visited, there was no question that I wanted my procedures handled through your services.

Face Lift

Dr. Bucky explains procedures clearly, inspiring trust and confidence. He is highly experienced and works to create a comfortable environment for patients.


Staff are great, hospital staff are great also, Doctor and financial staff excellent, and my surgery results after my 3 moth post-op, Increíble!!!

Breast Implant Removal

From the beginning of this journey through my recovery, Dr. Bucky and his staff were remarkable. After 26 years of pain and discomfort, I decided to have my saline implants removed. My first encounter with Dr. Bucky was through a Zoom meeting, during a pandemic. As quickly as I wanted to have this done, given the circumstances, I had no expectations that this would happen in 2020. Dr. Bucky and his staff worked diligently to ensure that this procedure would happen in 2020 and it would happen safely. After meeting in person and mapping out a game plan, I felt overly confident that I was in the best hands. My surgery was scheduled for July 2020. Recovery went smoothly, little to no pain. I couldn't be more happier with my results. My entire experience with Dr. Bucky and his staff was amazing. The friendliness and care that I received (especially during a pandemic, where everyone was trying to navigate through uncharted territory) felt like I was Dr. Bucky's only patient and that his entire focus was on my procedure and my recovery process. After not having a good experience the first time around (different surgeon), not feeling confident in having them replaced, fear of having another bad experience; Dr. Bucky eased my fears, explained how things would be different this time and what to expect. I felt very safe and secure and confident that this was where I needed to be.

Face Lift

Staff always pleasant, got me in quick.


Logistically, I was in and out with minimal waiting. The conversation with Bucky was on point with a follow-up to address my concern. He listened and addressed it.

Breast Implant Revision

Dr. Bucky was very pleasant and understood exactly what I was hoping to achieve. I am happy so far with the outcome

Face Lift

Dr. Bucky spent a good amount of time speaking with me about my future procedures and I didn’t feel rushed at all. He is very personable and he was very detailed on what his plan is for me. I feel comfortable moving forward with him. I’m excited!


Very welcoming and comforting staff.

Breast Implant Removal

The staff is very professional. The communication over any concerns is immediate. Dr. Bucky is the best on every level. Results were far better than I expected!!!

Mommy Makeover

Dr. Bucky is easy to talk to and explained everything so that I had a clear understanding of what to expect.

Face Lift

I had a face lift Frim a doctor on my area approximately 10 years ago and ended up looking like I had been in a wind tunnel. I researched outside of my area this time and found Dr. Bucky. He is a true artist. I’m less than 2 weeks out from surgery but can already tell I’m going to be thrilled with the results. He was wonderful to work with and even refused to do one procedure I thought I wanted because he said I didn’t need it. He’s not finished with me either. His aftercare procedures ensure I have the best result possible. I already have 3 friends that want to go to him because of my experience and results.

Tummy Tuck

My results are amazing! Dr. Bucky and his Staff are warm, welcoming, and wonderful. I receive nothing but compliments and my self esteem has increased sky high thanks to Dr. Bucky. The healing process, pre and post op was smooth thanks to the doctor preparing me!

Breast Lift

The kindness and genuine concern expressed by the staff is wonderful. I like the high end feel of the space and services. I also appreciate the upfront transparency on pricing.

Breast Augmentation

Easy recovery. Great results. Excellent staff.

Eyelid Surgery

We quickly got to the main reason for my surgery. Dr. Bucky had a reasonable solution. I received a cost proposal & we scheduled the surgery.

Face Lift

Dr. Bucky described in detail the proposed procedure, including intended results. He used photos and other visuals that made the proposed procedure understandable. Having his staff as part of the consult was also helpful.

Breast Augmentation

I actually interviewed a few surgeons and I was most impressed with Dr. Bucky because of his technique, the care in pre & post op, his honest and accurate assessment of the implants size and style that suit my frame. He even advised me against a procedure as he didn't feel it would give me the result I was seeking. I was originally scheduled for March and I became nervous about COVID - he assured me that my comfort was his top concern and offered to re-schedule the procedure at no consequence. My surgery was completed in September and I LOVE my new breasts. The scar is minimal, perfect size, shape and placement. My friends are complimenting me on the great bra that I'm wearing (heehee)


I've never had surgery before, so I was fairly nervous, but Dr. Bucky and his staff made me comfortable and kept me informed through the entire process.

Breast Augmentation

Results look great. Team was terrific through process. I’m very happy with the look of my breasts. Lift & augmentation.