Credentials of Dr. Michael J. Columbus

Dr. Michael J. Columbus, Plastic Surgeon, Cosmetic SurgeryServing the individual needs of the patient is what Dr. Columbus has focused his entire professional career and practice on providing for his patients. For the past seven years, Cincinnati Magazine recognized Dr. Columbus as a Top Doctor in Plastic Surgery as he continues to direct his practice to aesthetic surgery.

Upon completion of his undergraduate studies at the University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania where he graduated summa cum laude, Dr. Columbus received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Columbus then went on to complete his general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and also residency in plastic, reconstructive and hand surgery at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. His education continued, including a fellowship in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Miami, Florida. Dr. Columbus completed additional training and certification in Endoscopic Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Laser Resurfacing of the Face. Dr. Columbus is a member in good standing of the prestigious American Board of Surgery (ABS), the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), and a candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

PROFESSIONAL
Michael J. Columbus, M.D.

FOUNDING PARTNER
The Plastic Surgery Group Cincinnati
The Plastic Surgery Group Kentucky

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Plastic Surgery – 1994
American Board of Surgery – 1992

SPECIALIZED TRAINING
Endoscopic Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Forehead, Face, Abdomen, Breast) Certified
Surgery Laser Resurfacing of the Face Certified

SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS
American Society of Plastic and Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Ohio State Medical Association
Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati

HONORS AND AWARDS
One of Cincinnati Magazine‘s Top Doctors in the field of Plastic Surgery – 2005, 2007, 2008, & 2010-2016

LICENSURE
State of Kentucky – 1995
State of Ohio – 1992

MEDICAL EDUCATION
Medical Degree; Jefferson Medical College; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1985
Bachelor of Science Degree; University of Scranton; Scranton, Pennsylvania – 1981

RESIDENCIES
Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery; University of Cincinnati Hospital; Cincinnati, Ohio – 1992
General Surgery; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; Department of Surgery – 1990

FELLOWSHIPS
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Dr. Baker, Dr. Gordon, Dr. Stuzin; Miami, Florida – 1992