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dr-simon-realself-ratingBrevard's Only Board-Certified & Double Fellowship-Trained Plastic Surgeon

Amy Simon, MD, FACS (formerly Dr. Ortega), has more than 20 years of experience specializing in cosmetic breast and body procedures. She was the first surgeon in the Southeastern United States with fellowship training in SPAIR short-scar breast surgery, and she is known for bringing the SPAIR to the South. She also is the creator of Liponique, her signature approach to custom body contouring.

As one of the nation’s premier female plastic surgeons, Dr. Simon is also renowned for her natural-looking breast augmentations and mastopexy/breast lifts. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has received numerous awards, including being named one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors and receiving the Patient’s Choice Award, a testament to her skill, high standards, and dedication to her patients.




Meet Dr. Simon


Advanced Training

  • Fellowship: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery at the Center for Breast and Body Contouring (now Partners in Plastic Surgery)
  • Fellowship: Cosmetic and Oculoplastic Surgery at Paces Plastic Surgery
  • Residency: Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center Michigan State University, one of only three programs nationwide at that time offering an advanced five-year residency of combined general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery


  • Medical: Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University

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Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Diplomate
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2020 Board of Directors
  • International Society of Plastic and Regenerative Surgeons

Dr. Simon is a sought-after contributor to magazines, radio, and TV news programs with a medical focus, as well as a frequent guest speaker at events and conferences. Published in the internationally recognized plastic surgery journal Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, she has authored numerous articles on SPAIR breast surgery and lower body contouring. Additionally, New Beauty magazine has featured before and after photos of her work.

Her academic interests include clinical research in ultrasonic liposuction, reconstructive breast surgery (for women with breast cancer), breast reduction surgery, and breast lift (mastopexy) surgery.

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