Tampa Plastic Surgeon
2419 W. Kennedy Blvd, Suite 101
Tampa, Florida 33609 US
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Brazilian Butt Lift - $6500
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5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

41 Yr Old Liposuction of Abdomen,flanks and Inner and Outter Thigh - Tampa, FL

So I wanted to get a jump start on a thinner me I decided to get liposuction. I researched for several eeks and stumbled upon Premier Cosmetic Surgery Center in Tampa FL well let me tell you I have never been so please with a doctor and their staff in my life. From my surgical coordinator to my surgeon to the anesthesiologist they were all wonderful. Professional and real sweethearts ! Dr...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Love my Tummy Tuck & Smart Lipo! - Tampa, FL

It has been 4 months since my tummy tuck and I am so pleased with the results! Dr. Mendoza was helpful in answering any of my questions or concerns. My husband and I both appreciated his honesty when I went for my first visit. I went to talk about having Smart Lipo and as soon as he saw my stomach he said immediately that smart lipo would not give me the results I wanted, I would need a tummy tuck to give me those results. He didn't just tell me what I wanted to hear, he explained why it was the best procedure. I love the results and last week I went back to recieved Smart Lipo on a couple of areas. I could not be happier with the results and the staff was so supportive and wonderful! I would recommend Dr. Mendoza & his staff to my own family members, and that means a lot considering how much I love my family. Thank you Dr. Mendoza for giving me a new lease on life, your the best!

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Butt Lift ,what a Difference ! - Tampa, FL

The doctor spent time and never acted like he had to get going. So that was good and made me feel comfortable.

5 out of 5 stars Brazilian Butt Lift

Butt Lift - Tampa, FL

The doctor did his job better than I could imagine . I think that is the most important thing. Personality really does not matter to me.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Wonderful Experience from Start to Finish - Tampa, FL

I am beyond thrilled with the results of my surgery as well as the experience that I had with Dr. Mendoza and the Bassin Center of Tampa.

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Aqualipo and Naturalfill (This Was my Actual Procedure I Had Done) - Tampa, FL

I gave Dr. Mendoza 5 stars in almost every area. The only reason I gave 4 stars in after care is 1) I am still in the after care process so while I am unsure of what that will entail I gave 4 stars because I am confident that aftercare will have all the attention to detail that pre-surgery had and 2) The staff checked in on me afterward instead of Dr. Mendoza WHICH is standard practice and not at all disappointing, but is one of those ways that surgeons could distinguish themselves from others. I heard of Bassin Surgery Center from several television shows. I learned of Dr. Mendoza from print media and the internet while researching possible procedures. I CHOSE Dr. Mendoza after doing my research into his background. I chose Dr. Mendoza specifically because he is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon (to me this said qualified), He was one of the premier doctors performing aqualipo and naturalfill on the breasts (which I wanted those procedures specifically), he also specialized in hand surgery(to me this said he is patient and has attention to detail as the hand is a very delicate and small part of the body) and he has done work in burn recontructive surgery (to me this said compassionate). His body of work seemed well rounded and embodied the qualities I was looking for in a plastic surgeon and gave me confidence to choose him as my surgeon for something where I needed the outcome to be visually pleasing. I feel the same now (after) as I did before, and that is I feel I chose well.

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

The Smart Lipo from Heaven! - Tampa, FL

Because of his many years of experience.

5 out of 5 stars Cellulaze

Finally Rid of my Hail Damage! - Tampa, FL

I had a great experience with everyone there

5 out of 5 stars Cellulaze

Just Had Cellulaze Today!

I didn't comment on everything at this time since I still have followup appointments.

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

So Happy with my Results - Tampa, FL

Dr. Mendoza is unlike any other plastic surgeon I have come across. He is very friendly. His staff is great. I had smartlipo and the CO2 fractional laser to my face. I love all the procedures. I can't wait for the Cellulaze.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

I am proud to be an accomplished Board Certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in aesthetic surgery of the face, body and breast. I have exceptional technical skills and cutting-edge knowledge that includes fat transfers to the breast and buttocks and the use of minimally invasive equipment.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Mention Realself when you schedule your appointment

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mendoza has hospital affiliations at Memorial Hospital of Tampa.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Philadelphia’s Hahnemann University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, State University of New York
    Plastic Surgery, Wayne State University
    Plastic Surgery, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NY

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Has Cellulaze Been Approved by the FDA?

Yes, it was just approved by the FDA this week (1/30/12). It is a laser treatment that divides the fiber that cause the puckering of the skin, it also... READ MORE

Is it normal to see my breast small after a BA of 550 cc mentor implants? (photos)

Thank you for your question and pictures.  At two weeks, it is normal for the implants to still look a bit flatter or compressed because the muscles ... READ MORE

Natural Augmentation with High Profile Implants?

Thank you for your question. Without photos or an examination it is hard to give accurate recommendations. However, if you want to look natural and... READ MORE

How much does vagina tightening cost?

A vaginal tighteneing (vaginoplasty), is more than just putting in 1 or 2 stitches. It is done under general anesthesia and involves removing some of... READ MORE

What is Cellulaze?

The newest procedure for treatment of cellulite is the Cellulaze. It was just approved this week (1/30/12). It is a laser treatment that divides the... READ MORE

Where exactly the foam triangle goes on lower back? after BBL

Thank you for your question.  all doctors have different post op routines.  You need to call your PS and ask him where he likes it.  I personally do... READ MORE

I got fat transfer in Colombia. It's been 7 months and my stomach is still very bumpy. Should I get another lipo? (Photo)

Thank you for your question and pictures. It is very hard if not impossible to tell from pictures if you should get more lipo. You really need an in... READ MORE

Mini breast lift with saline vs. full breast lift with silicon?

Without pictures it it hard to say for sure, but my preference is usually doing a full lift if required. I see a lot of patients that are unhappy with... READ MORE

Am I Any Where Near Being a Possible Candidate? Biggest Weight 220 Current Weight 155lb at 5"5 Age 26 (photo)

Congratulations on your weight loss. Based on your pictures you are a great candidate for a tummy tuck. This will get rid of the excess skin and the... READ MORE

I Was Recently Told I Needed a Lift As Well As Implants. Could I Get Just Implants to Achieve the Look I Want? (photo)

With patients similar to you who do not want a lift, I recommend starting with silicone implants in a subglandular position. If done correctly, this... READ MORE

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