My Experience: Since 2010, I've been in private practice, specializing in cosmetic breast enhancement, liposuction and body contouring, buttock enhancement, and facial rejuvenation. I strongly felt that to be the best at what I do, it was important to become focused exclusively in cosmetic surgery, with the patient experience as top priority. Because of this, I have founded a boutique practice that allows me to give personalized care to each and every one of my patients – practicing medicine the way I think it should be – developing real relationships with patients that create tailored results. During this time, I have served two Clinical Teaching Appointments and continued to further my experience with participation at national conferences and meetings. My Practice Philosophy: My passion for women's health & empowerment has always guided my professional development. As a 40 mom of 3, I understand what it's like to see and feel your body change with pregnancy, childbirth, and aging. So it's extremely rewarding for me to help other women "beat the system" and reclaim their bodies, helping them feel like themselves again. My focus is to provide results that match a patient's personality, achieve her personal aesthetic goals, and most importantly, enhance her self-confidence. Come in for a consultation and see what it really means to have an individual, personalized experience. Family Life & Texas Pride: I'm a Southern girl at heart, born in Louisiana with an endless appetite for crawfish etouffee and Tex-mex—a paddle boarder with an affinity for French language films. On the weekends, you'll catch me playing tennis, swimming, doing projects with the kids, and searching for that perfect old car that I can start restoring. You couldn't pay me to live anywhere else and, lucky for me, my husband and three incredible children feel the same way!...See Less
Dr. Amy Bekanich is highly regarded as an experienced and trustworthy surgeon with a special interest in women's health. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, she performs both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for the face, body, and breasts. Among her many skills is her expertise in breast reconstruction using natural tissue instead of implants. She also specializes in breast augmentation with and without implants, breast lifts, tummy tucks and body contouring.
Dr. Bekanich's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Board certified in Plastic Surgery
No malpractice claims found
No sanctions found
No board actions found
Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
Why It Matters: Dr. Bekanich's Board Certifications
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Congenital Anomalies of Breast
Localized Fat Deposits
Breast Lift Surgery
Breast Surgical Procedure
Fat Grafting to the Body
Mini Tummy Tuck
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Scar Revision Surgery
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Texas.
What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
If my doctor has malpractice history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact the quality of care you receive. Claim settlements and arbitration awards may occur for a variety of reasons, which should not necessarily reflect negatively on the doctor's professional competence or conduct. You may want to use this information to start a discussion with the doctor about his or her history and specific ability to provide healthcare for you.
How far back does Healthgrades malpractice history go?
Healthgrades reports details of a doctor’s malpractice history when the doctor has at least one closed medical malpractice claim within the last five years, even if he or she no longer practices in that state.
For which states does Healthgrades collect malpractice history?
Healthgrades collects malpractice information from California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia. If your doctor has a malpractice claim, evaluate the information and determine if the action could potentially impact your quality of care. Sometimes multiple states report the same claim. If a provider practices in a state where data is unavailable, please reach out to your local state legislature to help make this data publicly available.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What is a sanction or disciplinary action?
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
Oregon Health and Sciences University
Medical School | Graduated 2004
University Of Utah Health Sciences Center
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Bal Harbour Plastic Surgery Associates
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
Miami Breast Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Bekanich has no media or publications listed.
Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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