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.
"I had a double mastectomy and though I'm not done with my journey I have to say.... I could not have found a more compassionate and skilled Doctor than Dr Urbaniak. The office and medical staff are exceptional in all aspects of customer service as well and are caring and so friendly. With all the weight on my shoulders I feel so grateful to have them on my "team". When "all this" is behind me, I think I'll go back to him for a neck lift :)"
"After getting several "breast-imates" a friend urged me to see Dr. Urbaniak. She loved his work and thought I would too. I am so glad I did! He was the only doctor to suggest some additional work that would ultimately create better results. His estimate turned out to be more affordable than the others AND he was so much friendlier. I am beyond satisified with Dr. Roderick Urbaniak and the care his staff gave me. They made every appointment pleasant and quick. AND I LOVE the results of my surgery!! I can't wait to go back and see him again for the follow up. Dr. Urbaniak is a gem!"
"I could not recommend Dr Urbaniak more!!! From the moment I walked in the office, his entire staff made me feel welcome and at home. Dr Urbaniak spent as much time as I needed during my consult to make sure I had answers to all of my questions. I felt so at peace that I cancelled my other consults - I knew Dr Urbaniak was the one. Not only does Dr Urbaniak have a great bedside manner, but he is also extremely talented. I am so very happy with the results of my procedure - my self esteem has enhanced ten fold!"
"I consulted with Dr. Urbaniak and two other surgeons about upper eye blepharoplasty, breast implant removal and a breast lift. He took his time, was incredibly thorough and I had a good feeling about him after our first visit. He answered my questions before I could ask them. I knew when I left his office that he would be the doctor I would choose. I felt like I could trust him. He was honest and professional and has a good sense of humor to boot. His staff is caring, always friendly and very efficient. I am super happy with my eye and breast lift and it’s only been a week since I’ve had my surgeries. I would highly recommend Dr. Urbaniak and his staff if you’re looking for a skilled, experienced plastic surgeon."
"I had a breast revision done with Dr. Urbaniak and I am so happy with my results! I went from saline breast implants to silicone. Dr. Urbaniak was professional, made me super comfortable and I couldn't be more pleased with my end result. Since my surgery I have referred a family member and close friend who have also had cosmetic breast surgeries with Dr. Urbaniak! If you are wanting plastic surgery perfection, I highly recommend coming to see Dr. U!"