Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Portuguese, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arm Lift
  • Atherosclerosis Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring
  • Body Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Chemical Peels
  • Chin/cheek Implants
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Destruction Of Skin Tags
  • Diep Flaps
  • Ear Lobe Repair
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Surgery
  • EyeLid and Brow Lifts
  • Eyelid And Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Facial Fracture Repair
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Fat Injections
  • General Plastic Surgery
  • Hair Plugs
  • Hand Surgery
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Keloid Removal
  • Labioplasty
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Peels
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lasers
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Microsurgery
  • Neck Lift
  • Non-invasive Rejuvenation
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Perlane
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Radial Artery and Saphenous Vein Harvesting
  • Radiesse
  • Restylane
  • Scar Revisions
  • Scar Surgery
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Sculptra
  • Skin Care
  • Skin Grafting
  • Thigh Lifts
  • Trauma Reconstruction
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 57 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aging Body
  • Birth Defects
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Congenital Deviated Nasal Septum
  • Craniofacial Disorders
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hidradenitis
  • Infected Wounds
  • Lesions
  • Lipoma
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Melanoma
  • Moebius Syndrome
  • Moles
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Nevus
  • Nose Deformity
  • Pediatric Birthmark
  • Pediatric Lesions
  • Pediatric Moles
  • Pediatric Nevus
  • Pediatric Skin Tags
  • Scars
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Tags
  • Skin Tears
  • Small Breast Size
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Wrinkles
View all 39 Specialties +


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About Andrea Moreira, MD

Andrea Moreira is a board-certified plastic surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic. Her initial interest in plastic surgery involved pediatric craniofacial deformities and breast surgery and began as an undergraduate. She pursued her medical degree at University of Para Medical School, Brazil and graduated in 1993. She completed her general surgery and plastic surgery at the Federal University of Sao Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil, in 2000. She decided to continue with her training and underwent a craniofacial fellowship in Michigan, followed by a plastic surgery research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. During this time she received many awards due to her outstanding research including the Grand Prize Scholarship Award through the International College of Surgeons and the Alexander Waltz Award through the American College of Surgeons. Although she was board certified by the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery she opted to complete full residency training is US to be able to obtain the American Board Certification. She underwent general surgery and plastic surgery training at the clinic, which was completed in 2011. Dr. Moreira joined the plastic surgery staff at the Cleveland Clinic in 2011.

Dr. Moreira’s special interests include breast surgery and breast reconstruction surgery, including microsurgical breast reconstruction, body contouring surgery (including liposuction, abdominoplasty, and body lift), facial rejuvenation and eyelid surgery, as well as Botox® and injectable fillers.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Cleveland Clinic
Plastic Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Sao Paulo Hospitals and Clinics
Plastic Surgery
Sao Paulo,

Residency - Jaragua Hospital & Medical Centers
General Surgery
Sao Paulo,

Medical Education - State of Para Federal University Medical College
Belem Para, Brazil


  • Plastic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Cosmetic surgery, breast reconstruction, microsurgery, general plastic surgery

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/2/2019, Dr. Moreira has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Moreira receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Acelity L.P. Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

185 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2019

I can't possibly put into words how EXCELLENT my experience has ALWAYS been to Dr. Moreira. Cleveland Clinic has a gem in her and her staff.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Dr. Moreia's care and service by herself and her team has been outstanding! I am beyond thrilled with the post surgery outcomes. She and her team have been exceptionally responsive to all inquires and concerns throughout the process.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019

she is an exceptional care provider

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Dr. Moriera is AWESOME!!!!

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Dr. Moreira is one of the best doctors I have encountered at Cleveland Clinic!! Hands down!!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019

I love my doctor and her assistance and nurses. the ladies at the desks are very pleasant and helpful also.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2019

*Dr. Moireira is a cut - above the norm both technically & bed-side manner.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

I would recommend Dr. Moriera to anyone. She is very knowledgeable, kind, compassionate and very thorough!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Dr. Moriera really seems to care about her patients. She is always so kind and very concerned with your feelings and opinions.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

this appointment was easy to get and Dr. Morierra wonderful

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2019

Dr. Morierra is wonderful

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

Dr.Moreira, is professional, knowledgeable and on. time. These are qualities that I not only expect but require in my physician. She takes her time to explain the procedure and answer any questions I may have. I have the utmost respect and confidence in Dr Moreira. The Cleveland Clinic needs more doctors like her,who are caring, compassionate and are experts in their field.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019

The Dr Moreira was excellent. She was thorough and experienced. I felt very comfortable with the results of my appointment

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

Dr. Moriera is an excellent surgeon who genuinely cares for her patients. I trust her.

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

I'm going to recommend doctor Moeria to my sister.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr Moreira was so compassionate and caring and helped me feel at ease during a difficult time.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2019

I appreciate the time and understanding given to me by Dr. Moreia, I know she gives the same consideration to others. Sometimes that causes an appointment time delay. She is worth the wait.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

dr moreira's bed-side manner and surgical skills are exemplarary.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

Dr.Moreira was very calming and patient and addressed all my questions with sincere concern.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019

Dr. Moriera is wonderful. She listens, and is a brilliant surgeon and an amazing individual. Your establishment is blessed beyond words to have her. I'm a recovering breast cancer patient and I recommend EVERYONE to her.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

I have found Dr. Moreira to be one of the most compassionate and caring doctors I have encountered at the Cleveland Clinic. Her calm demeanor has made my cancer journey a positive and hopeful experience.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2019

Dr. Moreira is a superb plastic surgeon. In addition, she is kind and compassionate. I feel very fortunate to have been able to have her as my provider.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

love Dr Moreira and Dr Sarah

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Dr. Moreira was excellent

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

just love The Cleveland Clinic everyone is so nice. my doctor is great

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

Loved Dr. Moreira. She took the time to explain everything to me and made me feel very comfortable. You can tell she loves her job.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

excellent provider

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

I love Dr. Moriera. She is a wonderful doctor with great bedside manner. She listens carefully and answers all of my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

Dr. Moreira is a caring doctor who listens and understands. She performed two surgeries to reconstruct my breast after cancer (lumpectomy) and I couldn't be more pleased with the result. Her expertise enabled me to feel whole again. She's surgeon and a beautiful person, inside and out.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2018

Dr. Moriera is so upbeat and positive...takes my nerves away about surgery with her professionalism and confidence. I drive from the opposite side of town just to have her as my doctor!

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