Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with more than 25 years of surgical experience.

About Dr. Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS

Roger K. Khouri, MD, FACS was born in Lebanon in 1957. Dr. Khouri is married to Dr. Susana Leal-Khouri a renowned Pathologist and Dermatologist and they have five children. Doctor Khouri is the founder of the Miami Breast Center. He is also the inventor of the external expander BRAVA. Dr. Khouri developed the breakthrough third option breast reconstruction procedure called BRAVA + AFT (autologous fat transfer).


He is a Plastic Surgeon with more than 25 years of experience with breast reconstruction. He is a pioneer in fat transfer to the breast and in reconstructive microsurgery. He is the innovator and the recognized World expert in natural, no implant, breast augmentation and post-mastectomy, lumpectomy and prophylactic breast reconstruction. Dr. Khouri is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon trained in General Surgery at UNC, in Plastic Surgery at Brown University, in Reconstructive Microsurgery at NYU and in Hand Surgery at Harvard. Dr. Khouri Was Professor of Plastic Surgery at Washington University before moving to Miami.

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 Training, Certifications, & Licensure

1981 American University of Beirut; Beirut, Lebanon
Medical Doctor (Graduated top 10% of class)
1981 Burroughs-Wellcome Research Labs
Fellow in Molecular Biology
1982 New York State Medical Licensure Certification
1985 University of North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Resident in General Surgery
1987 Brown University Affiliated Hospitals
Resident in Plastic Surgery
1988 New York University and Bellevue Hospitals
Fellow in Microvascular Surgery
1989 Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Hospital,
Fellow in Hand Surgery/Microsurgery
1991 Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
1992 Certificate of added qualifications in Hand Surgery
1995 Florida State Medical Licensure Certification
2001 Re-certified in Hand Surgery
2008 Georgia State Medical Licensure Certification
2011 Re-Certified in Hand Surgery
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Awards & Hospital Appointments

1989-1996 Appointed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis, MO
1996-Present Hospital Appointments at Baptist Health, Doctors Hospital, South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Kendall Regional Hospital, Hialeah Hospital, Palmetto General Hospital, Coral Gables Hospital
1999 Best Scientific Paper Award for “Breast Enlargement with a Bra-like Soft Tissue Expansion Device”; American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting; Dallas
2001 Godina Lecture Award of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery: “Reconstruction: the Journey” ; San Diego
2009 ESPRAS Great Debate Winner, “Breast Augmentation: Implants vs. Fat Grafts”; Greece
2010 2010 EURAPS Best Scientific Paper: ”Tissue Engineering a Breast Mound by External Expansion and Autologous Fat Grafting, Manchester
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 Medical & Academic Societies

Active Member American Association for Hand Surgery
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Founding Member American Society for Peripheral Nerve
Active Member American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Active Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Active Member American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Active Member AUB Surgical Society
Founding Member Cell Transplant Society
Founding Member Converse Society
Corresponding Member European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)
Active Member Greater Miami Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Founding Board Member International Society for Tissue Engineers
Senior Member Plastic Surgery Research Council
Corresponding Member Societe Francaise de Chirurgie de la Main (G.E.M.)
Corresponding Member S.F.C.P.R.E. (French Society of Plastic Surgeons)
Senior Member Society of University Surgeons
Corresponding Member Turkish Society of Plastic Surgeons
Active Member Womack Society
Founding Member World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery

3 Dermatology Locations

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Miami Dermatology Center

2750 SW 37 Ave #1,
Miami, FL 33133

Dermatology & Plastic Surgery

580 Crandon Boulevard Suite #101,
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Florida Keys Dermatology

103400 Overseas Highway, #237,
Key Largo, FL 33037