Dr. Amy Ortega is a board certified, double-fellowship trained female plastic surgeon in Nashville TN with a unique combination of subspecialized expertise in cosmetic surgery, aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, and oculoplastic (eyelid) surgery. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dr. Ortega attended one of only three programs nationwide at that time offering an advanced five-year residency of combined general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Ortega then completed a fellowship in Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery in Michigan, where she gained unique experience in the SPAIR short-scar breast surgery procedures. Dr. Ortega is now the first and only plastic surgeon in the southeastern United States with fellowship training in SPAIR breast surgery. Her Nashville plastic surgery center office is located in Franklin TN.
Watch the video below to see Dr. Ortega (formerly Dr. Simon) featured on Fox News and see her patient’s experience having SPAIR short-scar breast surgery.
She then went on to complete a fellowship in Cosmetic and Oculoplastic (eyelid) Surgery with an Emory-affiliated practice in Atlanta. Dr. Ortega is the only plastic surgeon in the country to have completed both of these unique and prestigious surgical fellowships.
Dr. Ortega’s extensive fellowship training has allowed her to develop significant expertise in facial plastic surgery including facelift, necklift, eyelift (blepharoplasty/eyelid surgery). She is known for her special attention to patient goals and creating a beautiful improvement that also appears very natural.
Dr. Ortega’s breast surgery fellowship has allowed her great expertise in all areas of cosmetic breast surgery. She is especially known for breast augmentations and mastopexy/breast lifts that look very natural.
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 (mastopexy) 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. Dr. Ortega has appeared on Nashville’s Fox 17 News, Nashville’s Medical Mondays, Fox 5 News, and various other programs. She has been featured in the Tennessean, Atlanta Magazine, Season, the AJC, Atlanta Woman, Jezebel, Points North, Creative Loafing, and Atlanta Business Chronicle. Before and after photos of her work have been featured in New Beauty magazine, and she has been invited to speak at numerous events.
As a recognized expert in cosmetic and breast surgery, Dr. Ortega is a frequent source when the media is seeking information. She has appeared as a guest on Fox 17 News in Nashville TN, 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.
As one of the premier female plastic surgeons in Nashville/Franklin Tennessee, Dr. Ortega is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only plastic surgery board which is recognized and accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties (see www.abms.org and www.abplsurg.org).