Dr. Effie Pappas Politis
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Dr. Effie Politis is a board-certified, plastic & reconstructive surgeon serving the Tampa Bay Area. Dr. Politis is one of the leading women shaping Tampa’s beauty scene. She is a Florida native whose practice combines results-driven aesthetics with evidence-based, surgical services that take a scientific approach to making people look and feel healthy and beautiful. She brings an aesthetic eye, surgical skill and a personalized approach to the care of her plastic surgery patients. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and The Aesthetic Society.


Dr. Politis specializes in comprehensive face and body aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, as well as minimally invasive rejuvenation. A graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Politis trained under some of the country’s leading and most innovative experts in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. As a past Associate Professor under the University of South Florida Department of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Politis mentored and trained resident physicians in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Politis has received several academic awards for her leadership and contributions to the education of future physicians.

Her special interests are cosmetic surgery of the face and body, and reconstructive surgery for breast and skin cancer.

Dr. Politis personalizes every procedure to incorporate the unique goals and anatomy of the individual. She accounts for the natural variations of the human body by adapting and enhancing proven surgical techniques.

Dr. Politis distinguishes her aesthetic practice by offering surgical and minimally invasive treatments in tandem with regenerative cutting edge technology. Her patients seek her distinguished services because they want to enhance or optimize their beauty while maintaining their own characteristics and features. Her treatment plans help patients look and feel their best but not different. Optimizing global beauty requires an understanding of the anatomy associated with the aging process, and tailoring treatments to match a patients aesthetic wishes. Dr. Politis is able to offer age appropriate treatments tailored to all age groups, including prejuvenation or preventative treatments for younger patients, followed by restorative and regenerative treatments for more mature patients. Layering her surgical services with clinically proven and validated skin tightening technology allows her to achieve highly refined results. Because today’s progressive aesthetic landscape is geared towards providing dynamic changes without the risks and downtime associated with more invasive surgeries, Dr. Politis is proud to offer her Tampa Bay Area clients an array of revitalizing non-surgical treatments to complement her surgical services.

Dr. Politis is passionate about bringing the most groundbreaking and cutting edge technologies to her patients, and strives to create a practice environment that is both ahead of the curve and a sanctuary for professional integrity. This combination of innovation and traditional values has made Politis Plastic Surgery a top destination for anyone seeking exquisite, long lasting outcomes.

AFFILIATIONS

Aesthetic Society Abplasticsurgery New Asaps Asps Acs

CREDENTIALS

Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgeons
Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Member of The Aesthetic Society
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

EDUCATION

Board Certified. American Board of Plastic Surgery
Graduate, University of Florida College of Medicine
Post Graduate/Residency: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of South Florida, Radiology, University of South Florida

Dr. Politis is fluent in Greek and English