Lewis J. Obi M.D., a Jacksonville native, graduated Cum Laude, Rho Chi and Phi Kappa Phi from the University of Florida, acquiring a five year degree in three years. After working as a pharmacist he graduated Cum Laude and AOA from the University of Miami. Dr. Obi then completed his residencies in General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery with additional training in Cardiovascular Surgery.
Dr. Obi is actively involved with the training of residents and other surgeons. During the past three years, his practice has thrived from the integration of advanced laser (SlimLipo) and fat grafting (Adivive) technology. Last year, Dr. Obi was a primary speaker at advanced symposia in New York, Dallas, Denver, Santa Monica, Orlando and Long Island. He has also taught and shared his clinical work internationally. Dr. Lewis Obi was featured as the cover story for the June 2011 issue of Plastic Surgery Practice magazine.His 12,000-sq.-ft., state-and nationally-licensed center was the first in Florida and one of the earliest in the U.S. Dr. Obi’s passion for art expressed through his international firm, Obiarts, has resulted in his induction as a fellow to the Royal Society of Art, London (FRSA). Obiarts has contributed world class art to dozens of major museums and institutions.
Dr. Obi served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and his Marine Corps discipline is still pervasive in his every day life. He has completed three New York Marathons, acquired the level of black belt in three different styles and is currently testing for a second degree black belt.
Board Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Areas of Expertise: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
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