Meet Dr. Rieger

Board Certified Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon Tampa, Florida

Dr. Frank Rieger is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Tampa, Florida. He is widely lauded for his excellence in cosmetic surgery, and has been in practice for over 33 years. His experience and welcoming, comforting personality make Dr. Frank Rieger M.D. the perfect choice for your next cosmetic procedure.

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Dr. Rieger’s Practice Philosophy:

“It has always been a privilege to be a physician caring for patients. As a Plastic Surgeon, my goal has always been to understand and appreciate the specific desires of each patient as it relates to their personal needs and aspirations for aesthetic improvement. Once understood, I have always tried to deliver results to the best of my ability that the patient would enjoy.”

Awards and Distinctions :

Top Doctor Award as a Plastic Surgeon (Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.): 2002 – Present
Patient’s Choice Award: 2011 – 2013
Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award: 2012 – 2013

Education:

Undergraduate – Boston University 1964-1968
Cum Laude Graduate
Medical School – Bowman Gray School of Medicine 1969-1973 – M.D.
Graduated with honors in upper third of class
Myasthenia Gravis Research Award recipient 1973
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University

Training:

Surgery Internship – Jackson Memorial Hospital – 1973-1974
University of Miami School of Medicine
General Surgery Residency – Jackson Memorial Hospital – 1977-1979
University of Miami School of Medicine
Plastic Surgery Fellowship – Frenchay Hospital – 1979-1980
Bristol, England
Plastic Surgery Residency – Jackson Memorial Hospital – 1980-1982
University of Miami School of Medicine
Trained by D. Ralph Millard- Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Miami School of Medicine and recognized as the most important Plastic Surgeon in the U.S. in the last century.

Military Background:

U.S. Navy 1974-1977 – Honorable Discharge
Lieutenant Commander

Board Certification:

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – December 1983

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Contributor
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Medical Association
Florida Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Inter-American College of Physicians and Surgeons
Florida Medical Society
Hillsborough County Medical Association
Tampa Bay Society of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgeons

Offices Held

Past President , D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society, 2013
President, D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society, 2010-2012
Vice President, D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society, 2008-2010
Secretary, D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society, 2005 – 2007
Executive Council Member, Hillsborough County Medical Society, 1998 – 2000
Chairman, Public Relations Committee, Hillsborough County Medical Society, 1990 – Present
Chairman, Ask-A-Doctor Educational Program, Channel 13 Series, 1988 – Present
Member, Membership Retention Committee, Hillsborough County Medical Society, 1997 – Present
Assistant Clinical Instructor, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of South Florida, 1990 – 1997
Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, University Community Hospital, 1986 – 1987
Board of Directors, Hillsborough County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, 1988 – 1992
Past President, Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, June 1987 – June 1988
President, Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 1986 – June 1987
Vice President, Tampa Bay Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, February 1985 – June 1986
Assistant Clinical Instructor, Shriner’s Burn Hospital, Tampa, Florida, 1990 – 1997