Joseph Castellano, MD
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Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Tampa, Florida



Description of Program: The Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center Fellowship Program, led by Joseph J. Castellano, MD (Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon and General Surgeon) includes a high volume of all types of cosmetic breast surgery, major body contouring, liposuction, major facial cosmetic surgery procedures of all types and non-invasive esthetic devices and procedures. The fellowship is located at a newly constructed, state of the art facility in the heart of South Tampa. Two licensed and accredited surgery suites are located on site. Other faculty includes Dr. Alberico Sessa and Dr. Paul DiPasquale.

This fellowship has been designed to educate and prepare qualified surgeons for successful practice in cosmetic surgery.  The average fellow is directly involved in over 1,000 surgical procedures over the course of the program.

Fellows are involved with all aspects of a cosmetic surgery practice and patient care, including consultation, pre-op, marking, surgery, post-operative follow up and treatment of complication. There is daily instruction and teaching with most patients. The typical surgical case log is an average 10 patients under general anesthesia every week and an average of 30 non-invasive procedures on clinic days.

Fellowship positions open up each year and include the following benefits: $2,000 monthly stipend, malpractice insurance and vacation per AACS guideline. The program duration is 1 year.

Prerequisites for Fellows: This program accepts Board Certified, Board Eligible General Surgeons, OMFS, OB/GYN and ENT’s who can obtain an unrestricted medical license in Florida.

About Joseph J. Castellano, MD: Dr. Joseph J. Castellano is the founder of Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center. As a Top 250 member by Allergan and winner of numerous awards for cosmetic procedures, the practice is considered the premier place in Tampa for cosmetic surgical procedures, laser treatments, injectables and aesthetic procedures.

Prior to opening his private practice, he completed a fellowship in 2010-2011 with Dr. Robert Jackson in Indiana focused entirely on cosmetic surgery of the face and body. During his fellowship, he received specialized training in facial rejuvenation, breast augmentation, abdominoplasty, and body contouring.

Dr. Castellano is board certified with the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the AMA. 

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