Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
934 Williston Park Point, #1028, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Dr. Shoukas is a board certified plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. He began his scholastic career at Boston College, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then studied medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Jacksonville. Following his residency, Dr. Shoukas went on to complete a comprehensive two-year Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Shoukas is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Shoukas has published numerous scientific articles, and has received several awards. In addition to his excellent training and education, Dr. Shoukas is known for his compassionate attitude and heartfelt interest in his patients. In 2006, he was given the Emmett Ferguson, Jr. Award Honoring Clinical Skills Most Reflective of the Compassion and Care of the Outstanding Physician, which distinguishes him as a genuine individual and a respected plastic surgeon.
He has been named three times as One of America’s Top Plastic Surgeons by the Consumers Research Council. He has received awards for excellence in Plastic Surgery, and has been recognized for Excellence in Trauma, by the University of Florida, Jacksonville.
Dr. Shoukas is certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and he is a member of the Florida Medical Association.
By choosing a plastic surgeon who is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Inc., you can be assured that the doctor has graduated from an accredited medical school and has completed at least five years of additional training as a resident surgeon in a program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Medical Education. This includes a minimum of five years of residency training in all areas of surgery, including at least two years devoted entirely to plastic surgery. Certification is a voluntary process a surgeon seeks after this training. To become certified, the doctor then must pass comprehensive written and oral exams.