Dr. Louis Bucky, MD

Dr. Louis Bucky, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
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Age 57
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Dr. Louis Bucky, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Ardmore, PA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1986 and specializes in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, and more.Read his story

200 W Montgomery Ave

Ardmore, PA 19003

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 47% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 35% of peers
Dermal Filler
more than 25% of peers

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Dr. Bucky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bucky "Education and Experience Dr. Louis P. Bucky earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, followed by general and plastic surgery residencies at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. He then completed a Fellowship in Breast Cancer Reconstruction at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, as well as a Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at Miami Children’s Hospital. While participating in each fellowship program, Dr. Bucky earned regional and national honors in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery as he continued to pursue the most advanced training available. He is a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital. Board Certification and Affiliations Dr. Bucky is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Bucky is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons (NSPS)—of which he is also past president—and the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS). He is a past chairman of the Perspectives and Advancements of Plastic Surgery Symposium, which is sponsored by the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. Additionally, Dr. Bucky is chairman of the Allergan Breast Aesthetics Executive Council, which is an advisory board comprised of ten elite and nationally recognized leaders in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery. Philadelphia Top Doc Consecutively Since 2001 In addition to his education, fellowships, residencies and certifications, the fact that Dr. Bucky performs more than 1,000 cosmetic procedures (including breast augmentation, facelift surgery, Mommy Makeovers, etc.) each year further attests to his expertise. He remains strictly dedicated to helping patients achieve their goals maintain a reputation built on outstanding patient care and exceptional surgical skills. Dr. Bucky has been named Plastic Surgery’s “Top Doc” in Philadelphia Magazine consecutively since 2001. Dr. Bucky has also been recognized by Castle Connolly, which publishes a resource for “America’s Top Doctors” in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. Scientific Research and Publication In response to his in-depth research concerning facial aging, Dr. Bucky has developed techniques to enhance a patient’s natural aesthetic following a cosmetic procedure. He was recently filmed performing a live surgical procedure by the National Cosmetic Network to help educate fellow surgeons on these techniques. In addition to his role as educator, Dr. Bucky has co-authored over 100 publications in prestigious industry journals, and received a number of honors for his research in melanoma, breast reconstruction and fat transplantation. His research has been featured on a number of platforms, including Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News, CBS News, MAMM Magazine, and many more."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bucky "As a board-certified plastic surgeon, I have dedicated my medical career to producing beautiful, natural-looking results for every patient who seeks my help and expertise. At my Philadelphia-area practice, I offer a comprehensive range of cosmetic treatments and procedures ranging from facelift and breast augmentation to tummy tuck and CoolSculpting®. Additionally, my experienced staff and I have developed a unique quick-recovery program to help expedite the recuperation process following whichever surgery you have received. Whether you are interested in surgical rejuvenation or skincare and laser treatments, our plastic surgery office is well equipped with state-of-the-art technologies to most effectively address your needs. My ultimate goal is to help you achieve the results you desire in a way that complements the beauty of your natural features."


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  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Adult Acne
  • Age Spots
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Skin Aging
  • Spider Veins
  • Stretch Marks
  • Sun-Damaged Skin
  • Wrinkles


  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Hair Removal
  • Liposuction
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Removal

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Miami Chldns Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bucky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bucky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bucky to family and friends
based on 86 total reviews (27 with comments)

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Dr. Bucky's Performance

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Patient Comments (27)

in NJ
Being aware of Dr Bucky's reputation for yrs, there was no question he would be my choice for plastic surgery. He exceeded that reputation in every way. I couldn't be more pleased and happy with my result. From start to finish, Dr Bucky and his wonderful staff at Washington Square office made...more
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in Easton PA
I consulted with Dr. Bucky regarding reconstructive breast cancer surgery. I had 2 failed attempts prior and was looking for a second opinion. His lack of compassion, empathy, and dismissive manner toward me left me feeling more broken and battered than when I entered the room. As a breast...more
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in Philadelphia
I went to Dr. Bucky for the Miradary procedure, and I couldn't have asked for a better result. I barely sat down in the waiting room and was already being called back for my procedure. Rachel performed my procedure and she was fantastic! She explained everything before she did it. She made the...more
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in PA
After two breast cancer reconstructions that did not work out, I knew it was time for a new surgeon. Dr. Bucky and his staff helped me believe I could look and feel like myself again after multiple breast cancer surgeries..Dr. Bucky listens to concerns and comes up with solutions. His nurses are...more
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in Gladwyne, PA
This office is so clean and gorgeous. Kimmi Ragone is extremely professional and knowledgeable. I looked younger and more refreshed the very next day. I had Restylane Refyne and Defyne injections around my mouth and the results appear more natural. Dysport was applied to my forehead/smile lines...more
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