Alexandria Plastic Surgeon
5425 Duke St.
Alexandria, Virginia 22304 US
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"Dr. Buenaventura never once suggested I replace with smaller implants - and in fact told me she thought I would be really happy with the removal result."

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TT, Muscle Repair, Hips Lipo (myself again)!

Going back to Dr. Buenaventura for my Tummy Tuck and Lipo of the hips. She will also be repairing a hernia in the process. My first surgery with her was explanting with a breast lift which went more than fantastic. She is also the Chief Plastic Surgeon at INOVA in Alexandria, VA; so she is best of the best. She has been named one of the top PS in the USA multiple times and I can say that her skills are second to none. Therefore, I know I am in the right hands for my Tummy Tuck and Lipo. Her staff is also very caring and have always taken great care of me.

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

Mini Cool Sculpting on Neck - Alexandria, VA

I saw the doctor for a long consult about many things and we decided on this. She was wonderful. I saw the PA, Anne Littman for my procedure and she was also wonderful. I wish the office was a bit more updated, but that's just a minor thing.

39 Yo Mom, 9yr Old Saline 360cc Under Muscle - Alexandria, VA

I want to say thank you to all the brave women here that have helped me make the decision to get my implants removed. My implants aren't really causing me any problems, I'm just so tired of carrying these huge things around. I'm mostly scared of the time I will have to take off from crossfit and a little worried that I'll have pancake boobs afterward! Really hoping that going from A-D and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

Explanting was the best decision I've ever made!

Excellent Work, 3 days post op, no bruising, no fluid in the drains. Feel very good and recuperating very quickly. Very friendly staff as well. The anesthesiologist is an actual Doctor as well and I've received daily phone calls post op from the nurses checking on me. She took the time to understand why I wanted to have the implants removed and supported me in my decision. She also made recommendations that were inline with my wishes and took fantastic care of me. I felt safe in her hands and she is a blessing. I highly recommend her to anyone in need.

31 y/o with Saline Implants for 8 Years... Ready to Be Me Again! - VA

I originally had consultations with three doctors, and was so happy to find one I thought I liked. However, at my pre-op appointment he surprised me by saying I would need a full capsulectomy if I wasn't doing a replacement (at the initial consultation he said it wasn't necessary). My GP suggested I get a second opinion since I had a lot of trouble with sensation loss after my BA and didn't want a capsulectomy. So I went to two more surgeons, and found Dr. Buenaventura who has many positive reviews, and is almost $2,000 cheaper because she can do it in her office. She has been very nice, very positive - and genuinely seemed excited for me. Dr. Buenaventura never once suggested I replace with smaller implants - and in fact told me she thought I would be really happy with the removal result. She was also great when I got cold feet, and had a great bedside manner in the operating room. She also told me she is a gentle surgeon, and I really think that's true. I had absolutely no bruising, and almost no pain. I can't say enough good things about her! If you're in the DC, MD or VA area, and are considering this procedure, I highly recommend Dr. Buenaventura!

5 out of 5 stars Liposculpture

Hope It Works! - Arlington, VA

The doctor and the staff were very professional, friendly and caring. The doctor and nurses took all the time to explain what would be done, how I would feel, and what I could expect. They gave me all the information on what I should do before and after the procedure and answered all my questions.

5 out of 5 stars CoolSculpting

Great Doctor, Great Procedure - Alexandria, VA

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5 out of 5 stars Mentor Breast Implants

4 Years Post Op - Alexandria, VA

I found Dr. Buenavertura my doing a search in my local area. Dr. Buenaventura was an amazing doctor. After meeting with her I knew she was the one for me.

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Dr. Buenaventura has hospital affiliations at Inova Alexandria Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Chemistry, The University of Virginia
    Graduate: MS in Chemical Toxicology, The George Washington University
    Medical: MD, Medical College of Virgnia School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, Yale University
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina

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