Luke Gutwein, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Luke Gutwein is an American plastic and reconstructive surgeon with extensive medical training in the field of surgery. He is a member of prestigious professional organizations and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.


General and Local
8th Street
+10 years
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Meet Luke Gutwein, MD

At My Cosmetic Surgery, it is our privilege to introduce you to the esteemed Dr. Luke Gutwein, a distinguished American plastic and reconstructive surgeon who stands at the forefront of his field. With a wealth of medical training and a passion for advancing the boundaries of surgical innovation, Dr. Gutwein is a testament to the exceptional standards we uphold at our clinic.

As a member of prestigious professional organizations and certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Luke Gutwein’s commitment to excellence is unequivocal. His impressive repertoire extends beyond patient care, as he has contributed significantly to the medical community by publishing an array of research and innovations on cutting-edge techniques and devices.

Dr. Gutwein’s profound love for plastic surgery is rooted in the unique opportunity it provides to delve into the intricate anatomical structure of the human body. This fascination has paved the way for his exceptional performance in the surgical realm, complemented by his unwavering dedication to providing his patients with unparalleled service and care.

In 2018, Dr. Gutwein’s journey led him to My Cosmetic Surgery, where his exceptional skills and commitment to patient well-being found a natural fit. His presence has enriched our team, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise that elevates our practice’s standards even higher.

Dr. Gutwein’s academic journey is as illustrious as his professional career. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University in 2003, demonstrating his early dedication to the medical field. Subsequently, his pursuit of medical knowledge led him to the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he honed his skills and knowledge as a doctor in the field.

With a rich background in medical research and practical experience, Dr. Gutwein’s tenure at San Vicente Hospital’s Emergency Hospital for two years allowed him to sharpen his diagnostic abilities and strengthen his medical acumen. His dedication to learning and growth propelled him to the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he underwent rigorous training in the specialty of Surgery, even serving as the Chief Resident.

Dr. Gutwein’s professional journey also led him to the surgical intensive care unit of the Veterans Hospital in the same city. His quest for knowledge eventually guided him back to the University of Indiana, where he completed his studies in the Specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2013.

Further demonstrating his commitment to advancing medical education, Dr. Gutwein’s role as an Anatomy professor at the University of St. George’s Faculty of Medicine in Granada speaks to his dedication to nurturing the next generation of medical professionals.

In summary, Dr. Luke Gutwein’s journey, marked by profound knowledge, practical expertise, and a commitment to patient-centered care, has enriched My Cosmetic Surgery’s mission to deliver exceptional results and an unmatched patient experience.


Brazilian Butt Lift

Enhances the shape and volume of the buttocks using the patient’s own fat.


Sculpts your body by removing excess fat from targeted areas, revealing a more refined silhouette.

Breast Augmentation

Enhances breast size and shape to achieve balanced proportions and boost self-confidence.

Breast Lift

Lifts and reshapes the breasts for a firmer and more youthful appearance.

Breast Reduction

Addresses discomfort and enhances confidence by reducing the size of overly large breasts.

Tummy Tuck

Tightens abdominal muscles and removes excess skin for a firmer, more toned midsection.


Removes excess fat from the cheeks, sculpting a more defined and youthful facial appearance.

Scar Revision

Involves carefully excising the scar tissue and rejoining the skin with meticulous suturing techniques.

Surgical Combo

Combine multiple surgical treatments into one surgery.

Mommy Makeover

Rediscover your pre-pregnancy body.

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Associations, awards and recognition

  • Associations American College of Surgeons (ACS)
  • Association for Academic Surgery
  • National Award from the Biomedical Engineering Society for the Outstanding Achievement of an Undergraduate Student in a Research and Design Project, Houston, October 24, 2002.
  • The Breast Journal Award for the expression of tumor endothelial marker 8 in triple negative breast cancer, presented at the 16th Annual Multidisciplinary Symposium on Breast Disease, Amelia Island, February 12, 2011.
  • Best clinical summary for the allocation of dollars in health : analysis of non-neonatal circumcisions in Florida, presented at the Ninth Annual Department of Surgical Research Day, Gainesville, April 8, 2013.
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Department of Surgery, University of Florida 2008-2009.
  • Otis R. Bowen / One America Scholarship Award, Indiana University School of Medicine 2003.
  • Gutwein, LG, Helmig, RD, Bahler, CD, Ben-David, K., Behrns, KE, “Design and experimental evaluation of an anti-leakage feeding tube, ”Journal of Surgical Research 195 (1): 10-15, 2015.
  • Gutwein, LG, Merrell, GA, Knox, KR,“ Periumbilical perforating fin for soft tissue reconstruction of the forearm, ”Journal of Hand Surgery 40 (3): 586-592, 2015.
  • Gutwein, LG, Alvarez, JF, Gutwein, JL, Kays, DW, Isam, S., “Assignment of medical care dollars: analysis of non-neonatal circumcisions in Florida , ”The American Surgeon 79 (9): 865-869, 2013.
  • Gutwein, LG, Panigrahi, M., Schultz, GS, Mast, BA,“ Microbial Barriers, ”Clinics in Plastic Surgery 39 (3): 229-38 , 2012.
  • Gutwein, LG, Singh, AK, Hahn, MA, Rule, MC, Knapik, JA, Moudgil, BM, Brown, SC, Grobmyer, SR, “Fractionated photothermal antitumor therapy with multidose nanoparticles,” International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012 (7): 351-57, 2012.
  • Gutwein, LG, Al-Quran, SZ, Fernando, S., Fletcher, BS, Copeland, EM, Grobmyer, SR, “Expression of tumor endothelial marker 8 in triple negative breast cancer, ”Anticancer Research 31 (10): 3417-21, 2011.
  • Gutwein, LG, Ang, DN, Liu, H., Marshall, JK, Hochwald, SN, Copeland, EM, Grobmyer, SR, “Use of minimally invasive breast biopsy for the evaluation of suspicious breast lesions,” American Journal of Surgery 202 (2): 127-132, 2011.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Dr. Luke Gutwein's areas of expertise?
Dr. Luke Gutwein is an accomplished American plastic and reconstructive surgeon with specialized expertise in Aesthetic Surgery and Burns Reconstruction. His extensive medical training and dedication to surgical excellence have positioned him as a leading expert in the field.
Dr. Luke Gutwein is certified by the prestigious American Board of Plastic Surgery. This certification reflects his commitment to adhering to the highest standards of professionalism and excellence in the practice of plastic surgery.
Dr. Gutwein earned his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, in 2003. He pursued his medical studies at the internationally recognized Indiana University School of Medicine, followed by specialized training in Surgery at the University of Florida. He further refined his expertise in the Specialty of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Indiana.
Dr. Luke Gutwein specializes in cosmetic surgeries to enhance natural beauty, such as facelifts and body contouring. He’s also skilled in reconstructive procedures for burn survivors and offers non-surgical treatments for rejuvenation. His expertise covers a variety of options to meet individual needs and goals.
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