A recipient of numerous honors throughout his distinguished academic career, Dr. Amunategui graduated from the prestigious premedical program at The Johns Hopkins University and took one of the internationally coveted spots studying medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Amunategui then proved his commitment to the surgical field by completing the rigorous five years General Surgical Residency at Wayne State University. There he practiced life saving surgical procedures at the five affiliated hospitals of the Detroit Medical Center. He was awarded a Plastic Surgery Fellowship under the guidance of Indiana University and Purdue University’s top-notch faculty and studied the delicate techniques of plastic surgery, including microsurgery. Dr. Amunategui’s superior credentials won him the honor of a Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship with the internationally respected team of Doctors Baker and Stuzin in Miami. Their years of groundbreaking research have helped to positively reshape the field of cosmetic surgery. Board Certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Amunategui’s combination of extensive training and surgical practice qualify him to provide true expertise in the field of plastic surgery. As a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Amunategui enjoys membership in the nation’s leading professional organization for plastic surgeons.