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About Dr. Poblete - Board Certified Cleveland Plastic Surgeon


"I would like to welcome you to our site and our Cleveland cosmetic surgery practice. As always, Paula, Donna, Nancy, Nette and I have placed value on patient education and comfort, patient safety and patient satisfaction, as well as providing you with the highest medical care possible. We pride ourselves in the way we relate with and care for our patients and for their personal experience with our practice – it defines who we are. We look forward to seeing you for a visit at either of our Cleveland surgery locations."

- J. Vicente Poblete, MD, FACS

Our focus is on you - the patient – and we concentrate on your positive experience. Board-certified plastic and cosmetic surgeon, J. Vicente Poblete, MD, FACS is committed to patient satisfaction and quality medical care to the patients he serves in the Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Lorain and Sandusky-Huron areas.

Physician training and expertise are imperative when choosing your plastic surgeon. J. Vicente Poblete, MD, FACS has advanced credentials. He is board-certified in both Plastic Surgery and General Surgery by the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is a member of the pre-eminent national plastic surgical societies: the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. 


Dr. Poblete graduated with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania with his BA in Biology. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville where he became interested in specializing in plastic surgery.


When consulting with Cleveland plastic surgeons about your options in cosmetic surgery and developing aesthetic goals, be mindful that it is important to pay close attention to the surgeon’s qualifications, experience and board-certification in Plastic Surgery. The truth of the matter is that not all individuals who perform cosmetic surgery are created equal – some have a higher degree of training and more experience performing plastic and cosmetic surgery than others.

Dr. Poblete completed a five-year general surgery training program at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York and is a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery. He underwent a fellowship in Hand surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, also in New York. He then completed specialized training in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at the New England Deaconess/Beth Israel Hospital-Harvard Medical School program in Boston. Before starting a plastic surgery practice in the Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria region, he underwent advanced training in surgical facial aesthetics at the Plastic Surgery Center of the Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Professional Experience

Dr. Poblete moved to the Avon – Avon Lake area in 1995, and since then, he has been caring for patients and has performed facial rejuvenation, breast enhancement procedures, body contouring procedures and reconstructive surgery on thousands of patients. He also has extensive training and experience in the cutting-edge laser liposuction procedure, Smartlipo.

Dr. Poblete has taken advanced training in body contouring procedures at the VASER® Institute in Colorado utilizing the latest technology in ultrasonic liposuction called LipoSelection™. This technology when used in combination in Lipo-Tummy Tuck or Lipo-Mini-Tuck provides much more comprehensive treatment in post-pregnancy body rejuvenation or contouring on patients with significant weight loss. Dr. Poblete is active in both educational and legislative activities in the medical community. He was a member of the board of directors of the Lorain County Medical Society, and recently served on the Community Health Partner’s Board of Trustees. He has represented Community Health Partners at Spirit of Women national conferences, a national movement focused on promoting women’s health and wellness. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s Ambassador Program.

J. Vicente Poblete, MD, FACS performs cosmetic and plastic surgery at the following hospitals: Cleveland Clinic Surgery Centers (Westlake, Avon, Elyria), The Surgery Center (Middleburg Heights-Berea), Elyria Memorial Hospital, and Community Health Partners (Lorain).