Dr. Patrick Flaharty, MD

Dr. Patrick Flaharty, MD

Facial Cosmetic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Patrick Flaharty, MD is a facial cosmetic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in facial cosmetic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

Azul Cosmetic Surgery & Med Spa

13470 Parker Commons Blvd Ste 101

Fort Myers, FL 33912
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GlobalHealth, Inc.
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • NovaNet

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Flaharty performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Flaharty's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Flaharty "At Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa, Dr. Patrick Flaharty and his staff offer many surgical and nonsurgical facial cosmetic procedures. As a board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Flaharty performs facelifts, necklifts, eyelid surgery, Botox, dermal fillers and more. They offer appointments at two convenient locations in Fort Myers and Bonita Springs. Visit them online for a full list of available procedures. Professional Associations American Medical Association American Academy of Cosmetic surgery American Academy of Ophthalmology American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and ReconstructiveSurgeons European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and ReconstructiveSurgeons Florida Medical Society Lee County Medical Society Awards & Accolades 1992 Certificate of Merit Award - 78th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America 1991-1992 Mickey and Karen Taylor Fellowship in Oculo-facial Plastic Surgery University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 1990-1991 Fight for Sight - Prevent Blindness Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1988 Award for Outstanding Resident Research Project The Cataract Office Hours Monday through Friday: 8.00 am - 5.00 pm http://www.azulbeauty.com/"
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5  Specialties

  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

33  Procedures

  • Bellafill 
  • Belotero® Injection
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chin Implant
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dermaplaning
  • Dysport Injection
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Fraxel Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • HydraFacial
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvederm Ultra Plus 
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Neck Lift
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Perlane® Injection
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Ultherapy®
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
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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.


  • Kalamazoo College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • William Beaumont Hospital, Ophthalmology
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Will Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Neuro Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Flaharty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Flaharty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Flaharty to family and friends
241 total reviews (235 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (241)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Flaharty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (235)

The experience with Dr. Flaharty's office & the eyelid surgery was great. I'm very happy with how everything went. I only feel that I waited too long to have it done. Thank You :)
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Staff clearly focuses on the patient needs. My results are excellent. The surgical center staff was welcoming, friendly, caring and efficient. My experience at St. Mark's could have not been better.
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From my initial meeting to my final visit, a total five star experience. It took me 2 years to decide to have the surgery and I saw Dr. Flaharty 3 times and he was very professional on each visit. There was no pressure and he did a full examination each time. I would thoroughly recommend him and...more
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I felt at home the minute I arrived at Azul. The staff harmoniously works together to serve each patient. Close communication from the staff and Dr. Flaharty's technical expertise is the Hallmark of procedures. I'm glad I chose Azul for my lower face and neck lift. The healing is on track and...more
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Never though I would have my lids done but sure am glad I did and Dr. Flaharty did a excellent job. His staff goes beyond any expectations as well. Thanks you all
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