Vasileios Vasilakis, MD

Double Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon


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Dr. Vasileios Vasilakis is a double board-certified plastic surgeon with advanced fellowship training and recognized expertise in aesthetic plastic surgery. He specializes in cosmetic surgical procedures including facelift, neck lift, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, fat grafting, liposuction, abdominoplasty, mommy makeover, and all aspects of body contouring surgery. Dr. Vasilakis is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Education

Dr. Vasilakis earned a bachelor of science and a medical degree with Honors from the world-renowned University of London, followed by a post-graduate clinical year in two of London’s leading university hospitals, the St Bartholomew’s and Royal London. During medical school, Dr. Vasilakis was recognized by the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, and was awarded a national scholarship to study microsurgery and complex reconstructive techniques alongside global experts in Taiwan. Dr. Vasilakis was also selected for the honor of serving as a medical school representative at London’s highly prestigious Royal Society of Medicine.

Training

Dr. Vasilakis completed full residencies in both plastic surgery and general surgery. He graduated from the Long Island Plastic Surgical Group and Stony Brook University’s plastic and reconstructive surgery residency program in Long Island and New York City. He served as Chief Resident at Stony Brook University Hospital and Nassau University Medical Center. Following his training in New York, Dr. Vasilakis was selected to train at the internationally acclaimed H/K/B Plastic Surgery Center in Charlotte, one of the longest-running and most prestigious aesthetic plastic surgery fellowships nationwide.

Academic Success

Dr. Vasilakis has published and lectured extensively in aesthetic, reconstructive and general surgery, with emphasis on innovative surgical techniques aiming to optimize patient outcomes. Dr. Vasilakis has authored numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in prominent surgical publications, and his work has been presented in national and international conferences.

Personal Life

Dr. Vasilakis enjoys spending time with his family, including his two sons Yiannis and Logan. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new foods, running, and playing basketball.

Certifications

  • Diplomate, The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Surgery
  • Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Honors/Awards

  • Scholarship – Aesthetic Blueprint (2019)
  • Scholarship – British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (2008)
  • Honors – University of London (Medical School): Surgery (2008)
  • Elected representative at The Royal Society of Medicine, London (2006, 2007, 2008)
  • Honors/Merit – University of London (Medical School): Clinical sciences (2006)

Bibliography

Textbook Chapters

  1. Hunstad JP, Vasilakis V. Postbariatric body contouring: Vertical thigh lift. In: Masters of Cosmetic Surgery: The Video Guide – The Dallas Cosmetic Model. Thieme, New York, NY. Rohrich RJ, Sinno S, Afrooz PN, 2021.
  2. Bharti G, Kortesis BG, Vasilakis V, Isakson MH. Augmentation in the patient with congenital breast deformity. In: Spear’s Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. Gabriel, A, Nahabedian MY, Maxwell GP, Storm T, 2021.

Doctor Credentials

Education

  • University of London, Medical Degree
  • University of London, Bachelor of Science

Training

  • H/K/B Plastic Surgery Center, NC - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Fellowship
  • Long Island Plastic Surgical Group/Stony Brook University, NY - Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Atlantic Health System, NJ - General Surgery Residency
  • Baylor Scott and White, TX - General Surgery Internship
  • St Bartholomew’s and Royal London, U.K. - Post-graduate Clinical Year

Memberships

  • Diplomate, The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Surgery
  • Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Texas Medical Association
  • General Medical Council (U.K.)

Affiliations

  • Houston Methodist
  • Baylor St. Luke's
  • Memorial Hermann - Memorial City
  • Woman's Hospital of Texas
  • HCA Clear Lake
  • HCA North Cypress