Dr. Alan Durkin, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Alan Durkin is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon and owner of Ocean Drive Plastic Surgery, a private surgery center that combines style and elegance with a state-of-the-art surgical facility in a warm and welcoming office environment. When choosing Dr. Alan Durkin for cosmetic surgery, you will enjoy the privacy of overnight suites, VIP entrances, personalized medical attention, house calls, and private duty nursing. Furthermore, the center provides patients with continuity of care through the centers Medical Spa, Laser Facility, and Make-up Studio.
Dr. Alan Durkin is both an American Board Certified Surgeon and American Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. Dr. Durkin specializes in Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Reconstructive Surgery of the face and breast including, facelifts and brow lifts, nose reshaping, facial fat grafting, breast augmentations, breast reconstruction and revisional breast surgery (fixing breast augmentations). Dr. Alan Durkin also routinely performs body contouring procedures such as tummy tucks and mommy makeovers (combination of breast surgery and tummy tuck).
Dr. Alan Durkin’s Education & Accolades
Dr. Alan Durkin is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and American Board of Surgery. Dr. Durkin is also on staff at Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach and at Sebastian River Medical Center, in Sebastian, Florida. Dr. Durkin specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery and reconstructive cosmetic plastic surgery of the face and breast.
Dr. Alan Durkin has been named one of “The Best Doctors in America” by Castle Connolly and is one of America’s Top Doctors®. Dr. Durkin is also a New Beauty Magazine advisor and ExpertInjector®. Dr. Alan Durkin has also appeared in New Beauty Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, HauteMD, and Vice Sports Magazine.
Dr. Durkin is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). Dr. Durkin also serves as a consultant for Allergan® and Merz Aesthetics®.
Dr. Alan Durkin graduated magna cum laude from University of Miami where he earned a B.S. in Biology. He then earned a M.S. from University of Chicago in Physics and a M.D. from University of South Florida. He is a faculty member and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at Florida State University, and Nova Southeastern University. He is currently involved in multiple clinical trials regarding facial and breast aesthetic surgery, and regularly publishes on both topics. Dr. Durkin has published over 25 peer-reviewed publications in medicine and has presented his specialized cosmetic techniques at national and international physician symposiums, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Dermatological Surgery. He has earned over 7 awards for most outstanding medical presentations. Dr. Durkin is also the recipient of numerous awards and accolades in medicine including, the Arnold P Gold Award for Humanism in Medicine, Outstanding Resident Surgical Educator for 4 consecutive years, the John E. Turlich Award for Resident Teaching Excellence, and the Patients Choice Award for 5 consecutive years.
Dr. Durkin is a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), a professional organization of Board Certified Plastic Surgeons. Plastic Surgeons must apply for membership with ASPS and meet eligibility requirements to be accepted for membership. All ASPS members must be Board Certified in Plastic Surgery.
The mission of ASPS is to advance quality care to plastic surgery patients by encouraging high standards of training, ethics, physician practice and research in plastic surgery. For example, the ASPS physician members are required to uphold ethical advertising guidelines that prevents them from misleading patients or offering free or discounted surgery. These same advertising guidelines are not required by non-member physicians or physicians that are not board certified in Plastic Surgery.