Meet Dr. Scioscia
A board-certified plastic surgeon in Northeast Florida, Dr. Paul Scioscia is passionate about providing superior cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures. His overreaching goal has always been to provide his patients with the highest-quality results possible. Treating his patients as if they were his own family, Dr. Scioscia has been consistently recognized and awarded throughout his illustrious career. With a true love for plastic surgery, Dr. Scioscia enjoys helping others enhance and transform themselves not only for aesthetic purposes, but following cancer, trauma or disease as well.
While Dr. Scioscia lived in Jacksonville for a number of years, he now resides in Ponte Vedra Beach. A loving father to his 4 wonderful children, Dr. Scioscia enjoys spending quality time with them, in addition to fitting in a round of golf whenever he can.
Specialties and Skills
Trained in general, plastic and aesthetic surgery, Dr. Scioscia provides a number of surgeries like breast reconstruction and after weight loss surgery to contour and transform the body. He also performs various procedures to enhance the body and face for flawless and natural-looking results.
Education and Training
Dr. Scioscia attended Vanderbilt University where he graduated with a B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Chemistry. At the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, he received his medical degree. Dr. Scioscia then attended the Medical University of South Carolina where he completed his internship, 5-year General Surgery residency and 2-year Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency. Dr. Scioscia then voluntarily extended his training by completing a 1-year Aesthetic Surgery Fellowship at the acclaimed Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital.
Board Certification – The American Board of Surgery, 1994
Board Certification – The American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1998
1978 – 1982 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Bachelor of Science (Molecular Biology/Chemistry)
1983 – 1987 University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Medical Degree
1987 – 1990 University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, General Surgery Residency
1990 – 1993 Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Hershey, Pennsylvania, General Surgery Residency
1993 – 1995 Medical University of South Carolina, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Charleston, South Carolina, Plastic Surgery Residency
1995 – 1996 New York University, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Department of Plastic Surgery, New York, New York, Fellowship
Board-certified since 1998 by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Scioscia is highly respected among his colleagues and patients. Currently, Dr. Scioscia is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at St. Vincent’s Medical Center. He has previously served as president of the Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons. He’s also a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Awards, Honors and Professional Memberships
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
President, Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons
Florida Medical Association
Duval County Medical Society
Voted "Top Surgeons of America" - Consumer Research Council of America, 2002-2003; 2004-2005
Voted "Top Doctors of Jacksonville" - Jacksonville Magazine, April 2001
Resident's Award, Second Place - Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons- Boca Raton, Florida 1994
Housestaff Appreciation Award - The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine- The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center- Hershey, Pennsylvania 1993
Publications and Presentations
Scioscia, PJ. Plasmid-Mediated Molecular Cloning, Vanderbilt Undergraduate Review, 6:74-88, 1983.
Scioscia, PJ et al. Endoscopic Sphincterotomy in the Management of Post-Traumatic Biliary Fistula, Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Presented at The Fourth National Conference On Pediatric Trauma - Indianapolis, Indiana, September 24, 1992.
Scioscia, PJ and Hagerty, RC. Internal Mastopexy Following Explantation, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 97(5): 1014-1019, 1996. Presented at the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, Boca Raton, Florida, June 7, 1994.
Scioscia, PJ. Reconstruction of the Trunk, Jacksonville Medicine, 48(12): 529-531, 1997.
The Medial SMAS Lift with Aggressive Temporal Skin Takeout, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 101(6): 1650-1656, 1998. Presented at the Southeastern Society of Plastic And Reconstructive Surgeons, Ponte Vedra, Florida, June 4, 1995.