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Susan Kelly Buenaventura, MD, FACS

703-751-0800

http://www.plasticsurgery.org/

 


Dr. Susan Buenaventura is a board certified plastic surgeon and is the medical director of The Sendi Cosmetic Surgery Center.  She is an active member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at INOVA Alexandria Hospital.  Caring for breast cancer patients is one of her passions and she is an advocate for breast cancer reconstruction patients.  She is a member of the Medical Society of Virginia.  She performs surgery in her fully AAAASF (American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities) accredited office surgical suite and at INOVA Alexandria Hospital. 

Dr. Buenaventura received her Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry from The University of Virginia followed by a Master of Science in Toxicology from The George Washington University. She received her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the Medical College of Virginia.  Her general surgery residency and chief residency in surgery was completed at Yale University. She completed her Plastic Surgery Fellowship at The University of North Carolina. She has been in practice in Alexandria, VA (her hometown) since 1995.

She has published articles in Annals of Plastic Surgery and Cancer Research.

Dr. Buenaventura considers it a privilege to practice the art of Plastic Surgery and LOVES her job!  She meets personally with each surgical consultation and enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them meet their aesthetic and reconstructive goals.  

On a personal note, she is married and has two children.  Her daughter Charlotte is 15 and a sophomore at Georgetown Visitation.  Her son Matthew is 11 and in fifth grade at St.Mary's.  She enjoys spending her free time with her family and devotes volunteer time at her childrens' schools.  She loves violin and classical music, theater, ballet and tea.  She is proud to practice surgery at the same hospital where her father, Frank Buenaventura MD, was an anesthesiologist for 32 years.  She is honored to have practiced plastic surgery with Dr. Michael Sendi from 1995 to 2005 in Alexandria.


Top Plastic Surgeon  Northern Virginia Magazine  2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

TOP DOCTOR, CASTLE CONNELLY  2011,2012, 2013, 2014

TOP DOCTOR, WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE 2010, 2011

TOP PLASTIC SURGEON, CONSUMERS RESEARCH COUNCIL-2006 to present

Chief of Plastic Surgery, INOVA Alexandria Hospital 

Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery (BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON)

American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Active member

The Medical Society of Virginia, Member

Board of Governers, Bishop Ireton High School