Dr. Christopher Newman completed his medical school at the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, now named Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, in Kansas City, Missouri, in 2001. He studied General Surgery completing a five year residency at South Pointe Hospital of the Cleveland Clinic Health System. Dr. Newman continued his surgical training completing a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Doctors Hospital of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is Board Certified in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. As a Double Board Certified Surgeon, Dr. Newman has met the requirements that demonstrate his exceptional expertise in both specialties of General Surgery and Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Newman then entered private practice offering Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in both Columbus and Mansfield, Ohio, until he relocated to his hometown state of Florida and established a new practice, Florida Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery in Clearwater and St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. Newman enjoys riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle, playing guitar, and flying aircraft out of St. Petersburg/Clearwater airport.
Dr. Christopher Newman offers the full complement of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery serving Tampa Bay Florida, including St. Petersburg, Seminole, Clearwater, Largo, Tampa and surrounding areas. As a residency trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Newman performs cosmetic surgery including breast augmentation (Breast Implants), abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck), rhinoplasty, facelift and Liposuction, including VASER which can be done under local anesthesia! As a complete plastic surgeon, Dr. Newman also performs hand and reconstructive surgery including carpal tunnel surgery, trigger finger surgery, and scar revision. On top of all of this, Dr. Newman also provides comprehensive skin cancer management including non-surgical treatments, excision, and reconstruction.
Plastic Surgeon Dr. Christopher Newman also offers non-surgical aesthetic treatments including injectables such as Botox, Juvederm, Radiesse, Versa and Sculptra. Additionally, Dr. Newman also performs physician strength chemical peels such as phenol and 35% TCA while promoting the reputable skin care product manufactured by Alastin Skin Care and ZO Skin Health. By combining the time tested and proven benefits of Alastin Skin Care and ZO Skin Health products with contemporary techniques in plastic surgery, Dr. Christopher Newman’s patients are sure to look their best.
Dr. Newman also offers aviation medical examinations for active pilots and those interested in becoming a pilot. As pilots know, having an Aviation Medical Examiner that is also a member of the pilot community is essential. Current and future pilots can rest assured that Dr. Newman is not just your examiner, he is your advocate.
Finally, Dr. Newman is an expert in bio-identical hormones and is certified by AMMG (Age Management Medicine Group). Both men and women can benefit from the wellness and integrative medicine services offered by Dr. Newman by incorporating bio-identical hormones, nutritional counseling, and exercise counseling. Bio-identical hormones can be delivered by pellet, injection, topical creams or patches, and by pills.