Dr. Mark F. Deutsch, MD, FACS: 29 Years of Plastic Surgery Expertise

Voted Top Doc 2024 - 9 Years in a Row

Atlanta Plastic Surgeon Dr. Mark Franklin Deutsch is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of General Surgery. He performs a wide variety of plastic surgery and reconstructive procedures. He has 34 years of a rare combination of medical experience, knowledge, technical skill, compassion, and commitment to excellence, resulting in a world-class physician.

Dr. Deutsch graduated from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine in 1989. He then completed his general surgery residency 1994 at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. After finishing his plastic surgery residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1996, he completed a fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 1997. He trained in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at MD Anderson, where he trained in specialized reconstructive surgeries for breast, head, and neck cancer and microvascular surgery (surgery requiring an operating microscope).

Memberships & Credentials

With a great deal of education under his belt, Dr. Deutsch joined the Atlanta Plastic Surgery practice. He worked there for several years, gaining a wealth of experience, before establishing his own private practice, Perimeter Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Deutsch is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), an honor and distinction shared by only a select group of plastic and reconstructive surgeons. The American College of Surgeons refers to its members as “fellows.” Fellow of the American College of Surgeons means that the surgeon’s education, training, qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct have passed rigorous evaluations.

Background & Experience

34 Years of Surgical Specialty

Dr. Deutsch has been working in the surgical field since 1989. His medical professional background includes the following:

  • Seven years of general, reconstructive, and plastic surgery training at Louisiana State University Medical Center/Charity Hospital (now named the Louisiana State University School of Medicine) and Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University (now merged with Montefiore Health System, the current University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
  • An additional one-year fellowship in cancer reconstruction at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson), one of the nation’s largest nonprofit hospital systems and widely regarded as among the best cancer hospitals in the United States. There, he has trained in the DIEP (Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator) flap procedure for reconstruction. This method uses tissue from the patient’s abdomen to recreate the breast mound. Dr. Deutsch is one of only a small number of surgeons in the Atlanta area who perform this type of breast reconstruction.
  • Thirty-four years of professional experience in the surgical field and 29 years of medical specialty in Plastic Surgery.
Professional Integrity
  • Adherence to a strict code of ethics. Dr. Deutsch focuses on delivering the highest level of care while adhering to strict patient comfort and safety guidelines. He strives to understand every patient’s goals, develop plans to meet those goals and stay engaged every step of the way, from the first consultation to post-surgical care. Dr. Deutsch is dedicated to his patients, always aiming to treat each and everyone as he would like to be treated. He believes that personal and professional integrity are two of the most significant traits an individual can possess.
  • Deeply held core values, which include:
    • Providing minimal discomfort and maximal comfort to each patient in his care.
    • A supportive and courteous demeanor at all times in order to maximize comfort, trust, and peace of mind for patients
    • In-depth patient education and careful guidance of patients so that they can make the best choices about their medical treatments and overall health
Professional Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations

Dr. Deutsch performs all surgical treatments at fully accredited medical facilities, hospitals, and surgical suites. He is assisted by board-certified anesthesiologists and highly experienced nurses specializing in plastic surgery.

He is affiliated with the following hospitals: Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, Northside Hospital Atlanta, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center-Atlanta, Northside Hospital Forsyth, Piedmont Fayette Hospital, Piedmont Henry Hospital, and Southern Regional Medical Center.

Dedication to Educational Growth & Academic Leadership

Dr. Deutsch is committed to fulfilling continuing medical education requirements, including standards and innovations in patient safety. Dr. Deutsch has completed advanced training and experience in major cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries and minimally invasive procedures for the face and body. He is committed to ongoing self-assessment and lifelong learning to continually provide top-quality patient care and improve clinical outcomes.

With over 34 years of experience in the field, Dr. Deutsch embraces other roles in the plastic surgery industry. He has lectured and published several articles on cancer reconstruction and other procedures, participated in the annual Atlanta Breast Surgery Symposium (an annual conference hosted by the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons).

He has traveled a number of times to South America to serve people experiencing poverty, whose surgical needs would otherwise go untreated. He is also involved in supporting the the Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure in Atlanta.

Awards & Honors

Recognized Excellence in Atlanta Patient Trust & Care

Dr. Deutsch was a 2014 Recipient of the Compassionate Doctor Recognition, awarded by Vitals, a leader in online ratings for physicians and providers of consumer healthcare information. This accolade, which recognizes physician excellence, is only awarded to doctors who receive a significant number of outstanding patient reviews throughout a calendar year. Ratings are based on a physician’s compassion, bedside manner, and quality of care provided to their patients.

Dr. Mark Deutsch has been voted Atlanta’s Top Doctor by Castle Connolly from 2016 to 2023. The Top Doctors are considered among the best in their area of expertise. 

Dr. Mark Deutsch and his wife, Debbie As one of the top plastic surgeons in Atlanta, Dr. Deutsch performs surgery at Northside Hospital Atlanta, Piedmont Healthcare System, and Gwinnett Medical Center. He sees patients on Tuesdays in the Northside office on Johnson Ferry Road and on Wednesdays at the Hwy 54 office in the Piedmont Fayette Hospital.

Dr. Deutsch and his staff at Perimeter Plastic Surgery aim to offer you the highest quality of surgical procedures and care. This encompasses patient safety, confidentiality, and the latest in surgical techniques in a congenial setting. He looks forward to consulting with you and discussing treatment options for a variety of plastic surgery concerns. To schedule a consultation, please call (404) 255-0886 or contact us online.