Alberico Sessa, MD, DMD
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Sarasota Surgical Arts
Sarasota, FL  34233-2403

Description of Program: Sarasota Surgical Arts Fellowship Program, led by Alberico J Sessa, MD, DMD (Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon), includes a high volume of all types of cosmetic surgical procedures, including facial, breast, and major body contouring, liposuction and non-invasive esthetic devices and procedures. The fellowship is located in a private practice, state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Sarasota. Two licensed and accredited surgery suites are located on-site. Other faculty includes Dr. Joseph J. Castellano, Dr. Paul DiPasquale, Dr. Erik Nuveen, and Dr. Courtney Caplin.

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 800 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 complications. 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 each year and include the following benefits: $2,000 monthly stipend, malpractice insurance, and vacation per AACS guidelines. The program duration is one 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 Alberico J Sessa, MD, DMD:  Dr. Sessa is the founder of Sarasota Surgical Arts. He has been in practice over 10 years, located in a beautiful beach community. He is a winner of numerous awards for patient choice and cosmetic procedures; the practice is considered the premier place in Sarasota for cosmetic surgical procedures, laser treatments, injectables and aesthetic procedures.

Dr. Sessa has the distinction of being a “double board certified” surgeon. He is certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in cosmetic surgery as well as the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 

Prerequisites for Fellows: See AACS fellowship guidelines.

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