Kenneth Leong, MD

“As a plastic surgeon, I try to break down the traditional doctor-patient barrier to create a more open environment where patients feel comfortable and relaxed to share their face, breast or body concerns. I maintain a hands-on presence from the first consult to post-operative follow-up. I love being able to provide them solutions.”

Kenneth Leong, MD, is a multi-awarded and board-certified plastic surgeon (American Board of Plastic Surgery) who has decades of experience in all aspects of plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery. he is also a plastic surgeon at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Dr. Leong specializes in plastic surgery of the face, hand and body. Dr. Leong completed his surgical residency at Los Angeles Medical Center, his plastic surgery residency at UCLA, burn fellowship at the University of Kansas Medical Center and hand fellowship from the University of Southern California Medical Center. Trained by some of the best in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Leong is proud to apply the knowledge and expertise every day at Palm Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Center.


  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

  • Fellowship Trained in Burn Surgery
  • Training in General Surgery
  • Awarded Top 10 Doctors (2012)


  • Plastic surgery
  • Transgender surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Minimally invasive breast enhancements
  • Non-invasive dermatologic treatments

Affiliations & Memberships

  • HCA Blake Medical Center
  • Burn & Reconstructive Centers of Florida
  • Lakewood Ranch Medical Center


  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California
  • University of Southern California

Dr. Leong received his undergraduate and medical degree from the University of California in Los Angeles and Davis. He has published numerous articles and researches in the areas of nitric oxide, microvascular surgery and use of adult stem cell in traumatic nerve injuries and fat grafting. He has also taught plastic surgery and microsurgery courses at the Dartmouth Medical School and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Dr. Leong is an expert in non-surgical procedures, as well as complex plastic and reconstructive surgeries.


Appointment Request

Are you ready to begin your transformation and have the plastic surgery procedures performed by a comprehensively trained, experienced and board-certified plastic surgeons? Request a consultation with either Dr. Michael Van Vliet or Dr. Kenneth Leong by submitting the form below or by calling us at (941) 822-8955 today. You will receive a confidential, in-depth personalized consultation with our board-certified plastic surgeons on your selected procedure.

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