Meet Dr. Urbaniak
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Roderick M. Urbaniak is the primary surgeon of Urbaniak Plastic Surgery in Largo, FL. He utilizes his skills and expertise to treat patients all across the greater Clearwater, FL area and beyond. An experienced surgeon with years of training, he personally carries out every surgical procedure for every patient who comes through our office. Specializing in procedures for the face, body, and breast, Dr. Urbaniak strives to produce stunning outcomes as well as formulate personalized treatment plans that cater to each individual's unique needs and goals. He and his wife, Dr. Ginger Urbaniak, work together to help men and women discover their true beauty and renew their youthful glow.
Education & Training
Dr. Roderick Urbaniak attended the University of Illinois in Chicago and subsequently earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College. After obtaining his Doctor of Medicine, Dr. Urbaniak was accepted into a highly sought-after plastic surgery residency at Michigan State University, one of the oldest medical training programs in the country. It was here that he was able to work with and train under many leaders in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Following his residency, Dr. Urbaniak completed three additional fellowships in both reconstructive and plastic surgery. These included a dedicated body contouring fellowship in Charlotte, NC, where he worked alongside one of the most renowned surgeons in the field of surgical body procedures. Throughout his extensive training that extended from the Midwest to the southern United States, he performed thousands of surgical procedures. During this time, he was able to effectively develop his craft and expand his wide breadth of cosmetic knowledge.
Dr. Urbaniak began his clinical practice of plastic surgery in the state of Michigan. There, he was appointed clinical assistant professor for the Michigan State University, his alma mater, at the College of Human Medicine in the Division of Plastic Surgery. During his tenure there, he was actively involved in medical student and resident education, even earning awards and recognitions while carrying out this position.
Skills & Expertise
While training under the best surgeons in his field, Dr. Urbaniak refined his craft and developed the skills that garnered him recognition throughout his thriving career. He specializes in cosmetic procedures for the face, body, and breast, but also has comprehensive knowledge of complex congenital, hand, and burn reconstructive surgeries. At his Largo, FL practice, Dr. Urbaniak's most popularly sought-out procedures are facelifts, breast revision, breast augmentation, breast lift, tummy tucks, neck lift, and blepharoplasty, while breast revision is one of his favorite surgeries to perform. Although many surgeons turn away patients seeking breast revision surgery, Dr. Urbaniak sees them as a wonderful opportunity to rejuvenate a woman's self-confidence and give her a second chance to achieve the curves she wants. He is also highly trained in the art of performing body contouring surgery, such as tummy tucks, bra-line back lifts, and after weight loss surgery.
Societies & PUBLICATIONS
In addition to being a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Urbaniak is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons. His hard work and dedication to his craft earned him invitations to speak at numerous lectures and conferences. He has also published several peer-reviewed articles and co-authored a textbook chapter in the Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting after Massive Weight Loss.
Dr. Urbaniak is an active volunteer of Operation Smile. He has participated in mission trips to Paraguay to repair cleft lip and palate deformities in patients without access to specialized surgical care.