Patrick M. Flaharty, MD FAACS

Dr. Patrick Flaharty | Plastic Surgeon Fort Myers | Naples

Meet Dr. Flaharty

For those seeking cosmetic surgery, there are plenty of plastic surgeons in Bonita Springs, Naples, and Fort Myers, Florida. But unlike many plastic surgeons, Dr. Patrick Flaharty limits his focus solely to facial cosmetic surgery. He has more than 20 years in practice, and has helped reshape and rejuvenate the faces of thousands of southwest Florida men and women. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist who relies on his aesthetic knowledge and practical skill to bring his patients’ goals to life with safe, long-lasting products and services.

Dr. Flaharty Patient Testimonial

Credentials You Can Count On

Dr. Flaharty is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who has completed Fellowships in Oculo-Facial Plastic Surgery and Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He is uniquely trained and highly-specialized in procedures of the face, neck and delicate tissues of the eyes. Dr. Flaharty earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed his residency at the nationally renowned Wills Eye Hospital. From there he went on to complete two separate plastic and cosmetic Fellowships, making him dual-Fellowship trained and eminently qualified to perform surgeries of the face, neck and eyes.

Dr. Flaharty has authored over 40 medical publications (see his full CV for details). He has also written two books for the public on the topic of facial aging, rejuvenation, surgical and non-surgical procedures, and answers common questions related to these same topics. Dr. Flaharty is proud of his role as an educator, helping patients separate truth from myth regarding plastic and cosmetic procedures. Ask for a copy of Look Younger Now, or Young Again when you visit the office.

Dr. Flaharty is also in demand as a speaker and presenter at medical meetings and for the news media. He routinely presents at national meetings including the Las Vegas Cosmetic Surgery Conference and the Global Aesthetic Conference. He also hosts a weekly radio program, is a frequent guest on local SW Florida news television shows, and has been quoted nationally by news media including: the Miami Herald, the Boston Globe, CNN, NBC, ABC, and CBS.

Why Dr. Flaharty Became A Plastic Surgeon


  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  •  American Medical Association
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Flaharty, I can only begin to imagine the satisfaction you must derive from the work that you do… and the lives that you ‘change from the outside, in’… This ‘turn’ on the phrase ‘change from the inside, out’ seems to me, as it related to what You DO, to have the same capacity to achieve wellbeing on a deeper level. Seeing physical transformation as a gift can be a natural pathway to transforming the mind and the heard toward being our best selves in this world….  Read more »

A History of Success

Dr. Flaharty began his medical career with extensive and rigorous training and has continued to lead the industry through speaking and presenting on current topics and procedures. Having performed over 20,000 facial plastic and cosmetic procedures, Dr. Flaharty is one of a small group of Facial Cosmetic Surgeons with the education, training, and experience to give you the natural results you want and restore the youthful look you deserve.

Practicing in the same area for 20 years, Dr. Flaharty has built his practice and his reputation one patient at a time, never forgetting that plastic surgery can be one of the most exciting and anticipated events in someone’s life. His goal is to ensure that he and his staff not only meet, but exceed, your expectations. You will find that Dr. Flaharty has an amazing core staff supporting him and caring for you. He utilizes nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants to provide you the safest environment and professional care of the highest caliber. Many of the clinical staff you meet in the office travel with him to the Operating Room, giving you a continuity of care that is unparalleled in today’s medical climate.

Family Life

Dr. Flaharty cherishes a loving relationship with college sweetheart Kristen Flaharty Pharm. D., their three beautiful daughters, and his adoring furry menagerie including a golden retriever and two rescued cats. The Flaharty’s have consistently found ways to give back locally and support groups like PACE, Lee County YMCA, Canterbury School, and countless other local organizations. Dr. Flaharty also had the honor and privilege to donate his surgical skills in El Salvador while serving as a surgeon on a missionary trip. He is dedicated to fitness, working out in the gym, skiing, competing in triathlons, and hiking. Please take the opportunity to visit our Patient Reviews and our Photo Gallery and call for an appointment. If you like Dr. Flaharty on paper, you’ll just love him in person!

Curriculum Vitae


  • University of Michigan Medical School


  • Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia


  • University of Utah in Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Orlando, Florida in Facial Cosmetic Surgery

  • Click here to view Dr. Flaharty’s full 10 page CV.

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