About Cynthia Mizgala MD FACS
Cynthia Mizgala, MD FACS, was recently selected a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. She has appeared on national television as she performed plastic surgery on The Learning Channel (TLC). Her practice, A Woman Plastic Surgeon®, has been featured in numerous publications that are available for you to view in the Media Gallery.
Dr. Mizgala, past President of the Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons, offers a unique woman's perspective. As a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Dr. Mizgala’s education, training, professional qualifications, surgical competence and ethical conduct have been rigorously evaluated and found to meet or exceed the high standards established by the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Cynthia Mizgala practices Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Metairie, Louisiana. Prior to entering private practice, she joined the world renowned Ochsner Clinic in 1993, working there for eight years and serving as Section Chief of Plastic Surgery for six years.
Dr. Mizgala has advanced clinical training in Breast Surgery as well as Cosmetic Surgery. A graduate of the University of British Columbia Medical School in Vancouver, Canada, she was awarded the Gold Medal for highest cumulative average throughout medical school. She completed her residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Mizgala received her board certification in Plastic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed additional fellowship training in Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Atlanta and Facial Cosmetic Surgery in Miami and California.
A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, she holds memberships in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. She currently serves as Vice President of the Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Mizgala is one of only five Louisiana physicians elected to the prestigious American Association of Plastic Surgeons.
With extensive clinical training and technical expertise in a full range of cosmetic surgeries, Dr. Mizgala has published extensively in scientific journals on a spectrum of medical topics including a study of women surgeons. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons honored her with a Gold Medal for her excellent research in this area. She has been featured on national television, most recently performing plastic surgery on The Learning Channel (TLC) program A Personal Story.
Her practice philosophy is one of compassion and caring: “I appreciate the faith and confidence my patients have placed in me and strongly believe in the importance of creating good relationships with patients in my care.” One of only a small number of female plastic surgeons, Dr. Cynthia Mizgala brings a woman’s unique perspective and approach to cosmetic procedures for both women and men.