Paul Vanek, MD

Paul Vanek, MD

Paul Vanek, MD

Cleveland Plastic Surgeon
9485 Mentor Ave., Ste. 100
Mentor, Ohio 44060 US
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Breast Lift with Implants

Professional and caring service

Dr. Vanek is a highly skilled and compassionate surgeon. I received gel implants to replace my ruptured 20+years old silicone implants, breast implant pocket revisions and simultaneous bilateral mastopexy. After surgery I received Aspen Rehabilitation Ultrasound Therapy treatment for five sessions which helped with painful potential scar tissue buildup. I am pleased with the surgery results...

Breast Augmentation

Great Results! Dr. Vanek is Wonderful - Mentor, OH

With the only concern I had to my healing process I emailed the office before scheduled office hours and Dr. Vanek called immediately upon getting the message. He has been wonderful and so has his staff. I am looking forward to possibly getting more procedures in the future! I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Tummy Tuck

Completely Worth It - Cleveland

Yes, he was very professional and caring.

Tummy Tuck

Fantastic - Cleveland, OH

On the internet. I can not speak highly enough of Dr Vanek and his staff. I was so nervous when I went in for my consultation and now I honestly look forward to my appointments. Dr.Vanek and his staff treat my mom, cousin and husband with the same respect and concern that they do me. Dr.Vanek has called me on weekends and after hours just to check on me. I am very happy with the results I have so far and have one more procedure left to come. I highly recommend Dr. Vanek and his staff.

Breast Lift

Should Have Done It Sooner! -Cleveland, OH

Recommended by people in my network. I love this practice. They are professional, welcoming, kind, patient, and allowed me to dictate the pace and degree of my treatment.

Tummy Tuck

Excellent Service and Quality - Cleveland, OH

Through the News Herald flyers that you get for free in your mailbox. County Chat (not sure of name ?) Saw the newspaper advertisements, saw it was conveniently close to home, and went for consultation. He was overly considerate, careful and very aware of my concerns and needs. I had no question on what I wanted done. I honestly knew nothing about him going into the office for consultation. But compared to other doctor consultations, he was the best at making me feel comfortable. He followed up with me after the surgery to make sure I got it looked at in case it was cancer. Thankfully it wasn't. So he went above the call of duty to make me feel comfortable and care for my overall health beyond the tummy tuck. I am very pleased with the service he and his staff gave me. The massages in the package after the surgery were also a great perk and added bonus! He seems to genuinely care for me, my body, and my overall health. When I had complications after surgery with the antibiotics, he was very patient with me (and all my after hour phone calls) and helped me work through the issues with alternative options. I'm thankful to Dr. Vanek and his staff. I don't regret chosing him and my stomach looks flat and fabulous! Thanks Dr. Vanek.

Melanage Peel to Deal with my Stubborn Hyperpigmentation - Mentor, OH

Dr. Vanek is so caring and really works hard to give me the results I want.


Upper Blepharoplasty and Mini Facelift - Cleveland, OH

I cannot say enough about Dr. Vanek. He is kind, compassionate, understanding and, best of all, a great surgeon. I would recommend Dr. Vanek to anyone that is considering cosmetic surgery. Just call for a consultation. That's all you need to do. If you've been looking in the mirror and not liking what you see, give Dr. Vanek a call. There are so many procedures that most of us are not even aware of. The cost may seem like a lot, but when you are investing in yourself, its truly minimal. I had a choice of new appliances or a new look. I chose the new look and I am forever grateful I made the right decision.

Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck Recovery Has Taken Longer Than Expected - Painesville, OH

Bedside manner is A1. Overall I have been very happy with my doctor.

Sientra Breast Implants

Babies are here!! :)

He is in my area. When I met with him, I knew he would be my surgeon. He spent time with me and went over everything and answered any questions I had..The office is filled with smiles and warmth from all the ladies there! No long waiting time for anything! My surgery was 2 weeks after first visit. Everything runs very smooth and such a great atmosphere to be in! Love them and Dr. Vanek. I will definitely recommend him to everyone and go to him for future procedures :)

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

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$95. Please mention RealSelf

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Vanek has hospital affiliations at TriPoint Medical Center Concord, OH, Mentor Medical Center Mentor, OH and Lake West Medical Center Willoughby, OH.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA in Molecular Biology, Haverford College, Haverford, PA, 1985
    Medical: MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1989
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1994
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, 1996

Treatments offered at Vanek Plastic Surgery

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I have loose skin and cellulite from gaining and losing weight over the last 20 yrs. Would a thigh lift benefit me? (photo)

You have some decisions to make. Since your weight has been stable, then you need to decide if once your thighs are smoother, if you're ok with the... READ MORE

What are the best fillers for malar bags and dark circles? (photos)

Your tired eyes are in the spectrum of problem that can be solved with a bit of volume enhancement in the area of the naso-jugal fold. The crease from... READ MORE

How can I get rid of this scar? (Photo)

Your skin type and hyperpigmented scars necessitate careful assessment and a practice that has multiple wavelengths of laser energy. I have a large ... READ MORE

Would I qualify for liposuction? (Photo)

My main candidates for liposuction are those with realistic expectations, appropriate skin tone, weight near goal, and a conclusion about throwing the... READ MORE

Incision healing - upcoming vacation?

Most incisions are closed with a subcuticular closure and covered with a steri strip.  I allow my patients to shower the next day. By three weeks, I ... READ MORE

What is fair to ask of my surgeon to fix my results? (Photos)

I am not certain what procedures you had, but believe you had a facelift and an upper blepharoplasty.  Based upon your limited photographs and your ... READ MORE

Should I get a mini-lift revision? (Photo)

Your photographs demonstrate a beautiful face and a natural result after your procedure. There is nothing better for me to recommend to you than to... READ MORE

32 yrs old needing a facelift?

The differences in the procedures you’ve listed are best discussed in the context of a physical examination, a more full discussion of your cir... READ MORE

I had moderate plus breast implants 7.5 years ago, one is deflated. Is this covered under warranty?

If they are moderate profile plus implants then they are most likely manufactured by Mentor corporation. My staff and I will help you navigate your ... READ MORE

32AA. 5ft 5in 120lbs. Want 400cc implants but PS is trying to talk me down. Want a second opinion. (photos)

The best way to help you make an informed, sophisticated and personalized decision that is right for you is to have me examine you and review your ... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Vanek

Paul Vanek, MD has shared 62 before and after pictures with 76 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Dr. Paul Vanek describes candidates for vaser liposuction. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Paul Vanek helps you understand if you are a good candidate for eyelid reduction. WATCH VIDEO
Breast Asymmetry is common in most women. Dr. Paul Vanek discusses corrective treatment options to improve a variety of conditions such as back pain or low self-esteem. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Paul Vanek discusses the safety of Silicone and Saline breast implants and why women enhance their breast size. Dr. Vanek interviews one of his patients who underwent this procedure. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Paul Vanek discusses the importance of having a mammogram to monitor breast health. He discusses the most important facts you should be aware of. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Paul Vanek discusses the TRAM Breast Reconstruction after mastectomy due to breast cancer. WATCH VIDEO


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