Dr. Traci M. Temmen is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Tampa, Florida. She specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body, with particular interest in plastic surgery of the eyelids, facelift, breast augmentation, liposuction, and tummy tuck procedures.
Dr. Temmen grew up in rural Missouri, and after graduating valedictorian from high school, she attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she majored in Chemistry. During college, Dr. Temmen performed research on drugs directed at fighting breast cancer at both the University of Missouri-Columbia and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry, Dr. Temmen was awarded a full-tuition, academic scholarship to the Ivy League University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There, she pursued clinical and basic science research on pediatric craniofacial deformities. It was during this time that Dr. Temmen developed a passion for plastic surgery and was honored to do research and train under some of the most well-respected plastic surgeons in the country.
After graduating with honors from medical school, Traci M. Temmen, M.D. then began an intensive, six-year plastic surgery residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. After completing her plastic surgery training program, Dr. Temmen began private practice at the Plastic Surgery Center of Tampa in Tampa, Florida where she specializes in plastic and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body.
Dr. Temmen is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, having scored in the 97th percentile of ALL plastic surgeons taking the American Board of Plastic Surgery Written Examination that year. The American Board of Plastic Surgery is the only board that certifies, monitors, and accredits plastic surgeons in the United States.
Dr. Temmen is an exacting, detail-oriented plastic surgeon with a refined, aesthetic eye and delicate technique. She is up-to-date with the latest innovations in plastic surgery including breast augmentation, body contouring, lipo-etching, and the Brazilian butt lift. She is able to offer short-scar, minimally invasive procedures like the endoscopic brow lift, short-scar face lift, mini-tummy tuck, and endoscopic breast augmentation.
As one of only a handful of female, board-certified plastic surgeons in the Tampa Bay area of Florida, Dr. Temmen is able to understand her patient’s individual goals, desires, and anatomy, and offer each patient an individualized approach to making their plastic surgery dreams a reality. She communicates easily and naturally with her patients, is understanding if their lifestyles and concerns, and has marked technical skill and surgical abilities.
Traci M. Temmen, M.D. is pleased to offer a truly boutique, customized, and comforting plastic surgery experience to her patients in Tampa, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg, Florida at the Plastic Surgery Center of Tampa.