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Jacksonville Plastic Surgeon Dr. John J. Obi


Jacksonville Plastic Surgeon Dr. John J. Obi has been in the private practice of Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery in Jacksonville since 1981. He is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with Jacksonville Plastic Surgery & MedSpa offices in Jacksonville & Jacksonville Beach.

A native of Jacksonville, Dr. Obi trained in General Surgery at University Hospital (now Shands Jacksonville) after graduating from Tulane University School of Medicine. World-renowned plastic surgeons in the Plastic Surgery Residency Program at the University of Miami selected Dr. Obi for training. Upon completion of the program, he returned to Jacksonville to start his private practice.

He is the Medical Director of The Jacksonville Plastic Surgery Center, which is accredited by the prestigious American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Dr. Obi instructs other medical practitioners on advanced dermal filler injection techniques and serves as a member of the Merz Aesthetics Education Faculty (makers of Radiesse®).

He is recognized by Allergan as a Gold Provider of BOTOX® & Juvéderm®, signifying extensive experience. He has performed hundreds of procedures with dermal filler products such as Radiesse®, Juvéderm®, Restylane®, and BOTOX® Cosmetic. Read about his expertise in liquid face lifts.

Board Certification

  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1982


  • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, 1970
  • M.D. – Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1974
  • General Surgery Residency – University Hospital of Jacksonville (Shands Jacksonville), 1975–1978
  • Plastic Surgery Residency – University of Miami, 1979–1980


  • President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2007
  • Currently serves as a Trustee to Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Guest appearance on ABC’s 20/20 with Diane Sawyer regarding cosmetic breast surgery
  • Chosen Best Plastic Surgeon in Jacksonville for several years
  • Children’s Medical Services consultant
  • Member of the Jacksonville Cleft Lip & Palate program since 1981, serving as the Plastic Surgeon in charge since 1985

Hospital Appointments

  • Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville
  • Jacksonville Wolfson Children’s Hospital
  • Baptist Medical Center
  • Baptist Beaches Medical Center


  • Cosmetic Surgery of the Face and Body
  • Breast Surgery: Enhancement, Lift, Reduction and Reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Abdominal Contouring (Full and ‘mini’ abdominoplasty)
  • Children’s Plastic Surgery

Society Memberships

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons – Past President
  • Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Duval County Medical Society

Call us at 904-346-0060 to schedule your personal consultation with board certified Jacksonville plastic surgeon Dr. John Obi.

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Fellow American College of Surgeons American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery