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Jennifer Capla, M.D.

Dr. Jennifer Capla is a plastic surgeon based in NYC, board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She is one of a few plastic surgeons fellowship-trained in body contouring after weight loss surgery, now a leading pioneer in the field. Her specialized training qualifies her to perform the latest surgical techniques in a safe fashion while optimizing results.

Dr. Capla graduated cum laude from Columbia College and received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, graduating with honors.  Following medical school, she trained at the world-renowned Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.

Dr. Capla contributes to the advancement of the field, performing both basic science and clinical research.  She has published over 15 articles in peer-reviewed journals and recently authored a chapter of Body Contouring and Liposuction, 1st Edition (El Sevier, 2013).  She has earned prestigious awards, including the highly competitive Gingrass Award from Plastic Surgery Research Council.


Dr. Capla has received the highly respected Peter J. Gingrass Memorial Award for Plastic Surgery Research Council in addition to 1st (2010) and 3rd (2009) place for the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons. Additionally, she is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, on the Medical Advisory Board for the Little Baby Face Foundation and leads the initiative to bring awareness to Massive Weight Loss.

Dr. Capla has presented at national meetings including American College of Surgeons, Plastic Surgery Research Council, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society of Aesthetic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgery.