Dr. Alan Durkin, MD

Dr. Alan Durkin, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Alan Durkin, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Vero Beach, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med in 1999 and specializes in plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, and more.Read his story

5070 Highway A1A Ste A

Vero Beach, FL 32963

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  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Cancer
more than 69% of peers
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
more than 23% of peers
more than 22% of peers

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Dr. Durkin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Durkin "Dr. Alan Durkin is a Board Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, and owner of Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery, a concierge, beachside medspa and surgery center that combines style and elegance with a state-of-the-art surgical facility, in a warm and luxurious environment. When choosing Dr. Alan Durkin for plastic surgery, you will enjoy the privacy of overnight patient suites, a beachside recovery penthouse condominium, VIP entrances, personailzed medical attention, house calls, and private duty nursing. Futhermore, our center provides ongoing medical skin care and continuity of wellness though our on-site Medical Spa, Laser Facility, Make-Up Studio, and Wellness/Performance Studio. Dr. Durkin specializes in two areas of cosmetic plastic surgery: 1) Facial aesthetics (surgical, laser, injectable, skin care), and 2) Breast aesthetics, with a strong focus on revisional breast augmentation, and breast augmentation in athletes and fitness/entertainment models. Our facial expertise includes primary and secondary facelift surgery, limited incision facelift, revision facelift surgery, rhinoplasty, revision rhinoplasty, upper and lower lid blepharoplasty, dermal fillers (Radiesse, Juvederm, Restylane, Versa), and laser resurfacing. We also have three full time medical aestheticians, all of which are dedicated to skin care of the face only. We are proud to have hosted patients from 48 of our 50 states, as well as patients from Central and South America, Canada, Europe, and the Fijian islands for our facial aesthetic services. Our breast aesthetic services focus on silicone "gummy bear" breast augmentations, revisions of prior augmentations, correction of breast asymmetry, and correction of capsular contracture. Dr. Durkin has developed a proprietary operation specifically for revision of inappropriately placed breast implants, and has lectured throughout the United States, Canada, and South America on his technique. He has also developed a specific technique for fitness models and fitness competitors/professional athletes that provides long-lasting, natural results without markedly reducing performance. We have proudly served patients from all over the United States and Canada for our breast services. Dr. Durkin is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, and the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He has been named one of "The Best Doctors in America" by Castle Connolly®, and is one of America's Top Doctors®. He also sits on the Medical Advisory Board for New Beauty Magazine, and is a nationally recognized Expert Injector®. Dr. Durkin has also been featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine, NewBeauty Magazine, HauteMD, and Vice Sports Magazine. He has won the National Patient's Choice Award for 7 consecutive years (2011-2018). Dr. Durkin graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Miami, where he earned a B.S. in Biology. He then earned an M.S. degree from the University of Chicago, and an M.D. degree from the University of South Florida. He serves on faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Florida State University College of Medicine, and Nova Southeastern College of Medicine. He has published over thirty peer-reviewed articles on cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, and routinely lectures across the United States on his areas of expertise. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, and the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Durkin lives in Vero Beach, Florida with his wife, Dr. Roxanne Engel Durkin, and his beautiful young daughter. Beyond his daughter, he is the proud father of two Jack Russell Terriers, and is both blessed and proud to call Vero Beach his home. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Durkin "Our mission and purpose is to offer every patient the absolute best possible result in the safest possible fashion with the least amount of surgery, down-time, and discomfort- regardless of procedure asked.  We believe in minimally invasive approaches to the face, breast, and body.  We believe that a combination of superior surgical techniques coupled with proven technology, clear and respectful communication, and a firm dedication towards patient safety and customer service offers our patients both superior outcomes and singular experiences. 

We all firmly believe that Plastic Surgery should a journey, not an event.  We believe that it is our privilege to take people on this journey, and that it is our responsibility and charge to do everything we can to make the journey pleasant, comfortable, and meaningful.  We believe that the patient is our boss, and we look forward to sharing our passion, professionalism, and expertise with everyone we are lucky enough to meet.  "


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7  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Aging Face
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Wrinkles

13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Tampa Gen Hosp-U South Fla Coll Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of South Florida Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • H Lee Moffitt Canc and Rsch Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • H Lee Moffitt/U South Fla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Chicago
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Durkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Durkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Durkin to family and friends
62 total reviews (33 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (63)

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Dr. Durkin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (33)

I always have a fantastic experience with Dr. Durkin and I love my results! Dr Durkin is the best! He is personable,professional, knowledgeable, his technique is incredible! The office is beautiful and state of the art and the staff is very friendly and helpful!
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Does great work. Very friendly staff and beautiful facility. Medspa is also amazing! Very relaxing and they are all about results not just getting you to do and pay more.
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I have been going to Dr. Durkin for close to two years for my Botox and fillers. He is caring and takes the time to educate me on procedures and results. After seeing many other Drs in town, I am impressed by his technique and I leave with no bruising and no pain. His staff is the absolute best...more
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Dr. Durkin and his staff are excellent! They treat me like family and are consistently kind and . professional I am so pleased with Dr Durkin and the results of his work. I would highly recommend him!
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Thank you so much for your kind words!! We hope to see you again soon!!

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I can’t imagine ever using another Plastic Surgeon. Dr Durkin is not only very professional but a very warm, caring person. His entire staff is the same. I have gone to the Spa side of his practice for both facials and most recently a massage. All I can say is I can’t imagine going anywhere else....more
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We appreciate your kind endorsement of our practice and MedSpa. Thank you for taking the time to review us. Hope to see you again soon!!

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