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Department Plastic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arm Lift
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Lift
  • Breast Implant Exchange
  • Breast Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Buttock Lift
  • Cancer Center
  • Chin/cheek Implants
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Eyelid And Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Fat Injections
  • Injectables And Fillers For Facial Rejuvenation
  • Juvederm
  • Keloid Removal
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Peels
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lasers
  • Lip Enhancement
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Restylane
  • Scar Revisions
  • Scar Surgery
  • Skin Grafting
  • Thigh Lifts
  • Wrinkle Fillers
View all 28 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Burns
  • Excess Skin After Weight Loss
  • Facial Aging
  • Mastectomy Defects
  • Nose Deformity
  • Scars
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Tags
  • Skin Tears
  • Wrinkles
View all 11 Specialties +


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About Martin Newman, MD

Martin I. Newman, MD, is the Department Chair of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, a position he has held since 2005. He serves as a Program Director and Head of Clinical Research for the Residency. As well, he serves as Former President of the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons, President-Elect for the Broward County Society of Plastic Surgeons and is a Board Member of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Newman's interests include cosmetic and aesthetic plastic surgery, breast and body contouring, reconstructive plastic surgery and non-invasive techniques.

He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, and completed his plastic surgery training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, Cornell University, New York, (plastic surgery residency), Cleveland Clinic Florida (aesthetic and cosmetic surgery fellowship) and at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL (general surgery residency). Dr. Newman has authored 13 textbook chapters, over 50 peer reviewed professional journal articles on plastic and cosmetic surgery, and has presented close to 300 lectures, posters and abstracts on plastic and cosmetic surgery. He has contributed to over 20 television, magazine and Internet publications, all of which focus on plastic and cosmetic surgery.


  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Body Contouring
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Gender Affirmation Surgery
  • Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
  • Resensation Surgery
  • Silicone Breast Implant Removal
  • Head and Neck Reconstruction
  • Limb Salvage
  • Lymphedema
  • Migraine Surgery
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Plastic Surgery
Weston, FL USA

Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center
Plastic Surgery

Residency - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
General Surgery
Miami, FL USA

Internship - University of Miami School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital
General Surgery
Miami, FL USA

Medical Education - Vanderbilt University College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Nashville, TN USA

Undergraduate - City University of New York
New York, New York,

Additional Training

  • Annual Baker-Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery;
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting; 
  • Optimizing Aesthetic Results and Patient Safety with Injectables;
  • Annual Innovations in Aesthetic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Symposium;
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, Annual Meeting;
  • Innovations in Aesthetic Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Symposium; 
  • Technical Innovations in Plastic Surgery, Second Annual Meeting;
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Annual Meeting;
  • New Techniques in Plastic Surgery;
  • Body Contouring Following Massive Weight Loss;
  • Master’s Class; 
  • Breast Reconstruction and Breast Augmentation;
  • Sixth Annual Rhinoplasty Course;
  • Laser Treatment of Pigmented and Vascular Lesions;
  • Patient Safety in Plastic Surgery;
  • Laser Safety for Credentialed Physicians; 

Professional Highlights

  • Program Director - Plastic Surgery Residency
  • Head of Clinical Research, Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Educational Director, Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Plastic Surgery
  • Associate Clinical Professor - Florida International University
  • Editor-In-Chief - WikiDoc, The Living Textbook of Plastic Surgery
  • Editorial Board - Annals of Plastic Surgery
  • Editorial Reviewer - Journal of Clinical Oncology


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgery - General Surgery

Specialty Interests

Microsurgical breast reconstruction, cosmetic breast surgery, non-invasive cosmetic surgery, abdominoplasty, body contouring, botox injections, laser surgery

Innovations & Patents

  • Pioneered use of laser-assisted imaging in microsurgical breast reconstruction
  • Pioneered several non-invasive cosmetic technologies at Cleveland Clinic Florida


  • Association of Academic Chairmen of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Broward Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons 
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Martin Newman, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/19/2021, Dr. Newman 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. Newman receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Stryker Corporation

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

131 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Dr.Newman takes the time to listen and addressed my concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

Dr. Newman always makes me laugh.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Nicest person so happy he is one of my physicians

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021


Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr Newman is very attentive and always addresses all my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

I'm very happy with the care and have recommended Dr Newman to family and friends.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

I'm so grateful to have found Dr. Newman. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Newman was so professional, knowledgeable, and patient and courteous that I had no worries at all. I knew that Dr. Newman would do the very best job possible and would highly recommend him to everyone.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

I love the Doctors, nurses and everything about the CC Weston. Always the best care.

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Dr Martin and his staff are extremely caring, competent, and efficient!

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

I have been a patient with Dr. Newman for over a year. He is absolutely a doctor of patience, compassion and character. I am extremely satisfied with his staff and their professionalism.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

I would give Dr. Newman the highest recommendation. He is caring and generous with his time to explain his opinions to me. I appreciate having him as my doctor.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Very pleasant staff and doctor has a great bedside manner.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

I came in about reconstruction surgery. I was humiliated by this process. Dr. Newman was fantastic. He did his best to make what had to be done less creepy. His Resident was very empathetic also. Dr Newman was wonderful Ruth me. He got me as close to at ease as I could get. He was great.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

I have a lot of confidence on Dr. Newman.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Newman always takes the time to explain everything to me. He is extremely knowledgeable in his field.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

excellent Provider five Stars !!

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Dr. Newman is an extremely caring physician with an excellent bedside manner

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Newman was very personable and approachable he listened to all my concerns and questions and answer them to my satisfaction

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

I felt heard and acknowledged. Dr. N took the time to hear my concerns and address them. He gave me alternatives. He and his staff were professional.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

very caring and kind physician

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Dr Newman was great. He listened to me and provided wonderful care.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

I will highly recommend Dr. Newman to others.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr Newman is an excellent surgeon and physician. He takes an interest in me as a person, not just a patient. He takes the time to ensure I understand everything. Very approachabel, professional and great bed side manner.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

dr Newman makes you feel super comfortable and at ease.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

we seemed to be an annoyance to Dr.Martin, he was dismissive and condescending of my concerns

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The Doctor was very Knowledgeable and gave me good info and I felt very confident in with him.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

although as you can imagine it wasn't the best day for me, but it had nothing to do with Dr. Newman and his staff. They acted very professionally. Discussing all options before beginning my surgical repair.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Very easy getting on Dr. Newman schedule

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2020

Dr Newman was very informative and explained the procedure. What to expect and complications to be expected

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr Newman is the best surgeon ever! Profesional, courteous, super smart and totally dedicated to provide the best care to his patients!! THANK YOU!!

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Dr. Martin is absolutely the best he has performed two 12 years apart both times I feel like he has done exceptional job it feels like he has given me new life literally. I trust him completely with his skills art integrity empathy and always a professional . I think he is super great and I'm very happy with him it has been a privilege to have him as my doctor. Thank again Dr. Martin for going above and beyond again. Gee about 12 years he did a procedure on my per my referral and still is very happy and looking fabulous. You should have more doctors and staff members like Dr. Martin,Rachel and Carolyn at Cleveland Clinic it makes a huge difference. I'm loving the new me and my new chapter in life because of Dr. Martin he is absolutely the best and getting better.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Experience was above and beyond excellent with Dr.Martin and staff members do the same . I would recommend Dr. Martin every time

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2020

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Dr Newman took his time explaining everything to me. he was very knowledgeable and caring. I am happy to have met him. the office was very clean and all the staff was very curious.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Newman

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