About Dr. Davoodi
Dr. Puya Davoodi is a highly sought after board-certified plastic surgeon who is excited to have the opportunity to serve the people of North Georgia. Dr. Davoodi joined the Aesthetic Center of Gainesville in 2014, after serving as a faculty plastic surgeon at the University of Florida. Offering a variety of cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures for the face, body, breast, and skin, Dr. Davoodi’s reconstructive techniques keep in mind the essential aesthetic principles to ensure complete patient satisfaction. Over his illustrious career, Dr. Davoodi has been praised for his excellent bedside manner, compassionate patient care, and his dedication to teaching other medical professionals.
Skills and Expertise
With a strong interest in cosmetic surgical procedures, breast procedures, and body reconstruction, Dr. Davoodi provides an assortment of treatment options for his patients. He is especially interested in helping mothers of all ages since Dr. Davoodi has studied the effects of childbearing on the female physique. Dr. Davoodi strives to help his patients obtain their personal goals, while his patients achieve beautiful results through safe and comfortable procedures. One of Dr. Davoodi’s unique areas of interest is the surgical treatment of chronic migraine headaches. He has used his knowledge and expertise to help patients who suffer from intractable migraine headaches not responsive to conventional medical therapy. Dr. Davoodi's clinical interests include: breast augmentation, facial aesthetic surgery, breast reconstruction, mommy makeover, breast reduction, surgery after massive weight loss, body contouring, peripheral nerve decompression, migraine surgery, and arthritis surgery. Dr. Davoodi is currently accepting patients in all areas of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Education and Training
Dr. Davoodi began his collegiate career at Georgia Institute of Technology, where he majored in applied biology. He graduated with the highest honor of Summa Cum Laude and was honored by the faculty as the most outstanding biology student of his class. Dr. Davoodi then received his Doctorate in Medicine at Emory University and graduated in the top 20% of his medical school class. After medical school, Dr. Davoodi traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, where he completed a six-year residency in general surgery. During his residency, Dr. Davoodi took a special interest in breast surgery and spent an extra year participating in breast cancer research. Upon completion of his general surgery residency, Dr. Davoodi was selected for the highly competitive, three-year fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida.
Dr. Davoodi is proud to be a member of the following societies:
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
- American College of Surgeons (FACS)
- Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS)
Awards and Honors
Dr. Davoodi is board-certified in both Plastic Surgery and General Surgery. After successfully completing his Plastic Surgery fellowship, Dr. Davoodi was highly recruited and joined the University of Florida Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as an esteemed faculty member and fellowship educator. While at the university, Dr. Davoodi was a speaker at multiple conferences and has given presentations on breast reconstruction, surgery after massive weight loss, wound care management, surgical treatment of migraine headaches, and medical ethics. One of his favorite activities has been taking multiple trips to Honduras as part of Smile Train to operate on children with cleft lips and palates.
Outside the Office
Dr. Davoodi is a native of Marietta and is excited to be back home in the state of Georgia. At home, Dr. Davoodi loves to spend time with his two young daughters, Lily and Lana, and his wife, Emily. Besides transforming appearances and lives, Dr. Davoodi’s other interests are cooking, traveling, and photography.