Meet Dr. Porcaro
Port St. Lucie Cosmetic Surgeon
Meet Dr. Porcaro: Dr John L. Porcaro is a Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon* and specializes in cosmetic rejuvenation of the face, body, breasts and hair. He also offers Age Management with Natural Bio-Identical Pellet Hormone Replacement Therapy. Since limiting his practice to Cosmetic Surgery (2003) and Age Management (2008) Dr Porcaro has successfully performed over 2,000 major cosmetic surgical procedures, over 10,000 Botox and Filler injections and he has helped hundreds of patients suffering from hormone deficiencies.
Dr. Porcaro grew up in New Jersey and received his MD degree form the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in 1977. He completed a full residency in General Surgery and a fellowship in Vascular Surgery at UMDNJ. Dr. Porcaro also completed a year of additional residency training in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in Manhattan, where he was exposed to hair restoration and other cosmetic surgical procedures.
Dr. Porcaro had a very successful uninterrupted practice as a Board Certified Surgeon in a rural community in Western Maryland for 20 years, serving in various leadership positions on the medical staff. He retired from general surgery in 2003 to pursue his dream of becoming a cosmetic surgeon.
Over the last 11 years, Dr Porcaro has completed hundreds of hours of continuing medical education in cosmetic surgery. He has participated in many live surgical workshops and has had the privilege of working and learning from a number of outstanding cosmetic surgeons across the USA.
With his extensive experience as a general surgeon, his additional training and experience in cosmetic surgery and after performing over 2,000 cosmetic and hair restoration surgeries, Dr. Porcaro satisfied the stringent requirements of both the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery* and The American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery* and he is Board Certified by both these Boards.
Porcaro Cosmetic Surgery opened in Port St Lucie, Florida in 2006. This state of the art office based surgery facility was specifically design to maximize your safety, privacy and comfort and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). AAAHC is a voluntary national accrediting organization with safety requirements that exceed those of the State of Florida.
All of Dr. Porcaro’s patients undergo their procedures under local and or intravenous sedation and are safely discharged to home after their surgery. Dr. Porcaro maintains a transfer agreement with the St Lucie Medical Center, one mile from the facility, in the unlikely event that hospital evaluation becomes necessary.
Dr Porcaro has the reputation of being exceeding honest and a very good listener. He takes the time to understand your concerns. Ethics, professionalism and the delivery of exceptional “white glove” customer service are cornerstones of his cosmetic surgery practice.
Dr. Porcaro and his staff regularly receive outstanding reviews from patients, who greatly appreciate the care they receive- and their results! Great patient reviews have earned Dr. Porcaro Vitals Top 10 Physicians in Florida Award, as well as the Patients Choice Award, The Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award and the On Time Doctor Award.
You can see over 1,000 of Dr. Porcaro’s Before and After photos.
Patient education is extremely important at Porcaro Cosmetic Surgery. Dr Porcaro and his well trained professional staff go out of their way to ensure that you understand your options and know what to expect. We are with you “every step of the way”!
Dr. Porcaro is a “hands on” physician and he personally performs all consultations and always sees you for each and every follow up visit. You will appreciate knowing that you have 24/7 access to your surgeon after your procedure.
At Porcaro Cosmetic Surgery, we strive to make your dreams of cosmetic enhancement a reality. Come see what we can do to help you look and feel your best!