As a recognized expert in cosmetic and breast surgery, Dr. Ortega is a frequent source when the media is seeking information. She has appeared on live television discussing plastic surgery on Nashville’s Medical Mondays, as well as Fox 5’s Good Day Atlanta, Fox 5 News, and numerous radio stations including the KICKS 101.5 morning show and the Q100 morning show. Before and after photos of her work have been featured in the national New Beauty magazine, and she has been invited to speak at numerous events.
Dr. Ortega’s active academic interest has included clinical research in the areas of ultrasonic liposuction, reconstructive and cosmetic facial burn surgery, reconstructive breast surgery (for women with breast cancer), breast reduction surgery, and breast lift surgery. Dr. Ortega has been published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, an internationally recognized plastic surgery journal. She has also authored articles on SPAIR breast surgery and lower body contouring which were published in New You Atlanta, and has been featured in The Tennessean, Atlanta Magazine, Season, the AJC, Atlanta Woman, Jezebel, Points North, Creative Loafing, and Atlanta Business Chronicle.