Dr. Richard J. Greco
Richard J. Greco, MD, FACS
Board Certified, American Board of Plastic Surgery

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The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery

The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery

5361 Reynolds Street
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 355-8000

Serving patients seeking breast implants in Savannah and the surrounding area

Richard J. Greco, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has performed more than 20,000 surgeries during a career spanning 19 years. Dr. Greco has served on the Allergan NOVA Advisory Breast Board, and presently serves on Mentor's Education Council. He has developed a new breast implant and speaks nationally on "best practices" in breast augmentation surgery. He has personally performed over 1,500 breast enhancement procedures. In addition to providing superlative breast enhancement surgery, he offers a wide range of procedures for the face and body. A former Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Greco has undergone specialized training in hand surgery, and has done specialized training in aesthetic surgery with some of the country's top cosmetic surgerons. He also has done extensive research on liposuction and new facelift healing techniques. With his vast experience and refined aesthetic abilities, Dr. Greco provides impressive results for his many satisfied Savannah plastic surgery patients.

In the Media

Dr. Greco has been featured
in numerous publications.

In the Media

As a renowned expert on a variety of plastic surgery procedures, Dr. Greco is often featured in major publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Oprah Magazine, Allure, Vogue, More, Cosmopolitan and the London Times. For example, Cosmopolitan quoted him extensively for an article about saline breast implants, while More relied on him for a story about silicone breast implants. In addition, he is the editor of the book Emergency Plastic Surgery and the author of more than 30 scientific papers, including chapters in six medical textbooks.

Breast Enhancement at The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery

Dr. Greco is highly regarded for his talents in a wide range of breast enhancement surgeries, including breast augmentation with saline or silicone breast implants, breast lift, breast reduction and breast reconstruction for women who have undergone mastectomy. Prior to surgery, Dr. Greco meets with every patient for a one-on-one consultation to ensure that he clearly understands the patient's wishes and to conduct an examination of the patient's breast tissue and skin elasticity. Based on this meeting, Dr. Greco develops a treatment plan tailored the patient's individual breast enhancement needs and desires. For breast augmentation, he assists the patient in deciding on the appropriate implant type as well as its size and placement location. The type of incision is also decided at this initial consultation. By taking the time to listen carefully and thoroughly understand his patients' breast enhancement goals, Dr. Greco has helped numerous women achieve the bustlines they desire. He believes in using sizers in the examining room so that the patient and doctor can agree on the look she is trying to obtain.

Dr. Greco performs breast enhancement procedures at The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery, a certified, state-of-the-art plastic surgery facility conveniently located in Savannah, Georgia, with satellite offices in Vidalia, Statesboro and Hilton Head. The institute utilizes only the latest technologies to ensure maximum safety and optimum surgical outcomes. In addition, the institute's highly trained, professional staff is committed to patient comfort, safety and confidentiality. Dr. Greco has traveled the country and even to Sweden to learn from the world's leading breast augmentation surgeons and incorporate the latest techniques to give his patients the best results possible.

Besides breast procedures, Dr. Greco and The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery also offer a wide variety of surgeries for the body and face, including tummy tuck, liposuction, facelift, forehead lift and eyelid surgery. For those seeking less-invasive procedures, the institute provides a range of treatments, including injectable wrinkle fillers, facial treatments and laser hair removal.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Greco and learn more about your breast surgery options, please contact The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery at (912) 355-8000.

What Do Patients Say About Dr. Greco?

The following are excerpts from patient testimonials:

"…I had an Around the World and Thigh Lift on March 17, 2004. I was out of work for less than two weeks. On May 28, 2004 I had a Breast Lift and Breast Augmentation to put me back to the normal C cup I had always had, missing 1 day of work. It is truly amazing that even the normal person like you and I can help ourselves to look and feel better. You don't have to be a movie star to be able to afford it…I have never been able to look in the mirror and see someone not overweight. I could never thank … Dr. Greco … enough for giving me back my life. It has changed my life drastically for the better…"

"...thank you! I went swimsuit shopping...For the first time in years I had a choice in suits and felt good about how I looked....I ended up buying a two-piece!!"

"There are not sufficient words to express my appreciation for all you have accomplished for me... People who have known me for many years stop me on the street and tell me how wonderful I look...Thank you, thank you!"

"...I appreciate the beautiful job you did with my surgery and also for the 'extras' you corrected to give me a finished product I would love."

"...how pleased I am with your work. The scarring in so minimal... the surgical results are outstanding. Thank you for preparing me and following though."

"Thanks for my pretty new set. I feel like a young, sexy lady."

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More About Richard Greco, MD, FACS

Richard J. Greco, MD, completed his undergraduate education at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he graduated in the top 2 percent of his class, was president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, and was awarded the Mosby Prize for Academic Achievement. Dr. Greco completed his general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where he received the Burroughs Wellcome/AMA Fellowship and the Veteran's Administration Commendation for Outstanding Performance to the General Surgery Service. He then completed fellowships in hand surgery at the Hand Center in Philadelphia, plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Pittsburg and aesthetic surgery at the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital in New York. Dr. Greco is board certified in both general and plastic and reconstructive surgery and has earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Medical Association, the Georgia Medical Society and the Jefferson Hand Club.

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