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Dr. Craig Forleiter

Craig M. Forleiter, M.D.

Board-eligible by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Craig Forleiter brings positive energy, genuine compassion, and impressive surgical experience to Lickstein Plastic Surgery. His deep commitment to top-quality patient care is evident in his warm bedside manner, his patient-centered approach, and his attention to detail. Dr. Forleiter specializes in breast augmentation and customized mommy makeover procedures, as well as reconstructive surgery for patients with breast and skin cancer. He is also skilled in advanced facial rejuvenation procedures, including both surgical and non-surgical methods.


Dr. Forleiter approaches plastic surgery as a balance between art and science. He uses his extensive training and education, as well as his sense of artistry, to deliver natural-looking results. Dr. Forleiter prioritizes his patients’ safety and takes care to guide patients through a personalized treatment plan from consultation to recovery. He also values patient education and will take time to answer questions and explain options.

Education and Certifications

Dr. Forleiter graduated from the University of Maryland on a President’s Scholarship and earned his medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine. He went on to complete a general surgery residency at Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai West Hospital, and a plastic surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida, during which he honed his skills in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. During his surgical residency at Mount Sinai West Hospital, he was also known as “Dr. Craig” on ABC’s hit reality series, “NY Med”.

Dr. Forleiter held a number of leadership positions throughout his clinical training. He has also been a featured presenter at many medical conferences throughout the country, and he continues to stay up-to-date with advances in the field. Dr. Forleiter is currently board eligible for certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Palm Beach Illustrated top doctors 2021


Honors and Awards

  • “Top Doctors” – Palm Beach Illustrated 2021
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