About The Practice

Bradley C. Stephan MD Educational Background and Medical Training:

Brad Stephan, M.D. is a native Floridian and grew up in Southwest Florida. After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Florida State University, he went on to attend the Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Stephan’s commitment to excellence is as evident in his Cosmetic Surgery practice as it was in his education. During his college career, Dr. Stephan was consistently included in the Dean’s List and achieved memberships in the Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Epsilon Delta, and Golden Key International Honor Societies.

While attending Medical School, Dr. Stephan received numerous research and academic scholarships – a further testament to his dedicated nature in the pursuit of advanced medical knowledge. His volunteer experiences included events with Habitat for Humanity, the Dreams Come True Foundation, the Global Health Interest Group, the Oncology Interest Group, the Wilderness Medical Society, and a one-month medical mission trip to Nepal. A sense of community is of high importance to Dr. Stephan and his staff.

 

Surgical Expertise and Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship Experience:

Dr. Stephan completed extensive training in General Surgery through the American Board of Surgery at the Halifax Health Hospital in Daytona Beach, Florida and the University of Hawai’i General Surgery Residency Program located on Oahu, Hawai’i. While in residency, Dr. Stephan performed approximately 2000 operations within the fields of General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and others.

His experience and skill opened additional research avenues. He wrote a medical textbook chapter delineating a new technique for abdominal wall reconstruction, gave many professional presentations, and authored multiple manuscripts regarding wound healing and postoperative pain control. He also performed consulting for multiple surgical device design and development companies and was selected to teach Advanced Trauma Life Support courses by the American College of Surgeons.

Following residency, Dr. Stephan completed Fellowship training with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. To further expand upon his surgical skill, Dr. Stephan completed over 700 aesthetic procedures, making him highly qualified to provide the best results for patients seeking aesthetic surgery. In addition, Dr. Stephan has obtained Board-Certification by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

Through his training and career, Dr. Stephan has honed his Aesthetic Surgery skills in body procedures, including contouring through liposuction and skin lifts, breast augmentationabdominoplasty, and fat transfer. Patients seeking anti-aging procedures for the face can trust Dr. Stephan’s experience and attention to detail for comprehensive facial rejuvenation.

Meet our Tampa, FL Aesthetic Surgeon, Dr. Brad Stephan, today by contacting our office to schedule your in-person consultation or start your virtual consultation.

Specialties

Breast Augmentation

Breast Implant Revision

Breast Lift (Mastopexy)

Breast Reduction

Mommy Makeover

Traditional Abdominoplasty

Avelar Abdominoplasty (Liposuction-Based Abdominoplasty)

Liposuction

Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)

Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)

Brazilian Butt Lift

Labiaplasty

Facelift

Blepharoplasty

Gynecomastia Surgery

Botox/Dysport

Dermal Fillers

Laser Skin Resurfacing 

Sculptra Butt Lift

Payment Options

CareCredit

Care Credit is an easy-to-use service to finance cosmetic operations. Please visit www.carecredit.com or ask our office staff for additional information.

 

Benefits Of Choosing CareCredit:

  • Multiple zero-percent interest repayment plans
  • No activation fees
  • Pay for out-of-pocket for expenses not covered by insurance
  • Immediate approvals (subject to credit approval)
  • Short-term and long-term financing available
  • Use the card as many times as you would like; no need to re-apply

Languages

English, Spanish

ABCS Certification

General Cosmetic Surgery - 2018

Additional Certifications

Board-Certified: American Board of Surgery

Board-Certified: American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Board-Certified: American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

Affiliations

American Medical Association

American College of Surgeons

American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Publications

Manuscripts

  • Hu, M., Cheng, J., Borrelli, M., Leavitt, T., Walmsley, G., Zielins, E., Hong, W., Cheung, A., Duscher, D., Maan, Z., Irizarry, D., Stephan, B., Parsa, F., Wan, D., Gurtner, G., Lorenz, P., Longaker, M. (2017). An Improved Humanized Mouse Model for Excisional Wound Healing Using Double Transgenic Mice. Advances in wound care. 2018 Jan; 7(1)
  • Parsa, F.D., Cheng, J., Stephan, B., Castel, N., Marariu, D., Kim, L., Parsa, A. (2017). Bilateral Breast Reduction without Opioid Analgesics: A Comparative Study. Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2017 Sept; 37(8): 892-899
  • Stephan, B., Parsa, F.D. (2016). Avoiding narcotics and their harmful side effects in the postoperative patient: Exogenous opioids, endogenous endorphins, wellness, mood, and their relation to postoperative pain. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 Mar; 75(3): 63-67.
  • Stephan, B., Ramshaw, B., Forman, B. (2015). Value-Based Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) for Patients Undergoing Abdominal Wall Reconstruction. Surgical Technology International. 26, 135-142.

Oral Abstracts

  • Ramshaw, B., Stephan, B. (2015). Pre-Operative TAP Block and Patient Outcomes. Presented at the First World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery. Milan, Italy.

Poster Abstracts

  • Maitland, G., Stephan, B., Booker, T. (2009). Paroxysmal Tonic Upgaze Syndrome of Childhood: A Longitudinal Study and Literature Review. Poster session presented at the 35th Annual Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
  • Stephan, B., Maitland, G. (2009). A Clinical Antisaccade Task: Identifying Mild Cognitive Impairment in Elderly Individuals. Poster session presented at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida.

Textbook Chapters

  • Stephan, B., Ramshaw, B. (2013). Laparoscopic Flank Hernia Repair. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction (Vol. 93, pp. 153-160). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: W. B. Saunders Company.

 

Grand Rounds Presentations

  • Stephan, B. (2016). Origins of Laparoscopy. Grand Rounds presented at the University of Hawaii General Surgery Residency Program, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Stephan, B. (2014). History of Laparoscopic Surgery: Past, Present, Future. Grand Rounds presentation at Halifax Health, Daytona Beach, Florida.
  • Stephan, B. (2013). Abdominal Wall Hernias. Grand Rounds presentation at Halifax Health, Daytona Beach, Florida.
  • Stephan, B. (2009). Validation of a Clinical Antisaccade Task in the Assessment of Mild Dementia. Grand Rounds presentation at the Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee, Florida.