Dr. Christian Drehsen: Founder & Director
Over the past 25 years, board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Christian Drehsen has dedicated his life to perfecting the art and science of cosmetic surgery, becoming one of the most innovative, skilled and respected surgeons in the country.
Devoted to exclusively producing natural results, Dr. Drehsen believes in a holistic, “less is more” approach to surgery. By subtly altering and refining your features to bring out your innate beauty, he’s able to improve your appearance in a way that looks and feels extremely natural. With an impeccable eye for beauty and an inherent sense of symmetry and proportion, Dr. Drehsen’s aesthetic instincts and artistic passion have allowed him to produce exquisite results for thousands of patients.
Highly respected in his industry for his unparalleled skill in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Drehsen is well known for developing the signature Refresher Lift℠ – an innovative procedure that overcomes the limitations of the standard facelift. It’s rapidly become one of the most sought-after cosmetic procedures among discerning patients worldwide, because of its ability to sculpt an impeccably natural facial appearance that you simply cannot attain with more traditional facelift approaches.
Dr. Drehsen was born in Belgium, where he achieved his medical degree at the Free University of Brussels. From there, he moved to the United States, where he received a complete training in general surgery, followed by a comprehensive training in all fields of plastic surgery at the University of Louisville, Kentucky under the direction of Dr. Leonard Weiner. He also trained in hand surgery under the world-renowned hand surgeon Dr. Harold Kleinert, and in microsurgery under the direction of Dr. Robert Ackland. During his residency at Morton Children’s Hospital in Louisville, Dr. Drehsen kept close contact with the burn unit and developed strong pediatric skills as well.
Over the years, Dr. Drehsen has employed his broad surgical experience and demanding, goal-oriented and aesthetic approach to cosmetic surgery to help his patients achieve their ultimate dream of beauty. His artistry and technical skill have been recognized by both the local and national media through his appearances on television and radio, as well as by his medical colleagues through national peer-reviewed presentations and medical publications. Dr. Drehsen has been featured in top-rated magazine Cosmetic Surgery Times for his focus and dedication to facial plastic surgery, including the renown signature Refresher Lift℠.
Dr. Drehsen Accolades:
St. Petersburg FL Best Doctors 2016
New Beauty Top Doctors 2016
New Beauty Top Doctors 2015
Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons 2012 Issue
Plastic Surgery Practice Best of 2012 Issue
Plastic Surgery Practice Best of 2011 Issue
Plastic Surgery Practice Best of 2010 Issue
Patients Choice Awards 2009
Tampa Bay Best Doctors 2007 Issue