Ben J. Kirbo, M.D. — Laurence Z. Rosenberg, M.D.
Chris DeRosier, M.D.

New Feature in Tallahassee Magazine: Experience that Makes a Difference

Experience that Makes a Difference

Everyone talks about personalized care, but at Southeastern Plastic Surgery, P.A. in Tallahassee, it is exactly the patient experience that makes all the difference. From the moment a patient enters the door, they will encounter a sense of caring that continues throughout their visit. The importance of individualized, personal treatment is at the heart of every patient experience.

As the region’s premier choice for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Southeastern Plastic Surgery includes board-certified general and plastic surgeons with unique complementary expertise, skin care specialists and others dedicated to provide outstanding care and service.

“Patients are my number one priority,” said Dr. Ben Kirbo, board-certified plastic surgeon. “They influence the quality of staff and technology, the design of our office and the time we spend to educate our patients about the procedures and services they are considering.”

Dr. Ben Kirbo has been practicing in the North Florida and South Georgia area for more than 17 years. He is dedicated to providing unparalleled quality to every patient.

A native of Bainbridge, Georgia, Dr. Kirbo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and completed his medical degree at the University of Miami. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Kentucky and his plastic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University where he trained under several internationally recognized plastic surgeons.

He has a particular interest in facial cosmetic surgery, breast surgery and body contouring. Additionally, he has interest and experience in post-bariatric weight loss surgery.
He has extensive training in melanoma/skin cancer treatment and Mohs repairs. Dr. Kirbo is known by his colleagues for his expertise in correcting undesirable plastic surgery results. Along with Southeastern Plastic Surgery, he was selected as the only local surgical practice to participate in the Florida Melanoma Study.

“At Southeastern Plastic Surgery, we strive to deliver excellent patient care, in a warm, compassionate setting,” said Dr. Laurence Rosenberg, board-certified plastic surgeon.

Dr. Laurence Rosenberg grew up in Albany, New York, and attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, for both college and medical school, where he earned many awards and distinctions.

He completed both general surgery and plastic surgery residency. He trained at the University of Alabama under pioneering plastic surgeon, Dr. Luis Vasconez. He is board-certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. As a result of his training and research, he is an editorial board member of the Annals of Plastic Surgery.

With a variety of interests and areas of specialization within cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Rosenberg’s areas of focus include facelifts, eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction, breast augmentation and reduction, abdominoplasty, hand surgery, laser treatments of skin disorders and body contouring with a particular interest in massive weight loss patients.

Dr. Rosenberg is the only board-certified physician in North Florida and South Georgia to perform a unique hair restoration procedure of surgically transplanting individual hair follicular units.

Dr. Chris DeRosier is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery and brings unique expertise to the region in the areas of free tissue breast reconstruction know as Free TRAM and DIEP flaps. He also brings much-needed expertise in abdominal wall reconstruction and wound care to this region.

Dr. DeRosier’s leadership in these areas has resulted in Southeastern Plastic Surgery becoming a regional referral center for secondary and tertiary abdominal wall reconstruction and limb salvage reconstruction.

Recognized nationally, Dr. DeRosier offers his expertise during multiple grand rounds and lectures to many medical centers throughout the United States. He has provided leadership to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and the medical community by serving as Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Medical Director of the Skin and Soft Tissue Center and was most recently elected to the Medical Executive Committee.

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Dr. DeRosier is an AOA graduate of the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine. He completed both his general and plastic surgery residencies at UAB prior to starting his practice at the university. In 2013 Dr. DeRosier joined Southeastern Plastic Surgery bringing academic level reconstructive surgery to the Big Bend area.

Some photos in this website feature models for illustrative purposes.
Photos of actual patients can be found in our before and after photo gallery.

We comply with applicable Federal civil laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. You may access the Nondiscrimination and Accessibility notice for our Clinic here and for our Outpatient Surgery Center click here.

Some photos in the following gallery contain graphic images which may be disturbing for some people.

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