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Craig Forleiter MD

Plastic Surgeon, Cosmetic Surgeon
  • 21yrs of Experience
    21yrs of Experience
  • Average appointment wait:
    Average appointment wait: Couple of days
  • Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens
    Lucie, Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens
  • English

More about Dr. Craig Forleiter


Dr. Forleiter earned his medical degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine and then moved on to Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai West Hospital to complete a general surgery residency. A plastic surgery fellowship then followed at Cleveland Clinic Florida. During Dr. Forleiter’s residency many people came to know “Dr. Craig,” as he was featured on “NY Med” – a popular reality series. He now serves Palm Beach Gardens and the surrounding areas sharing his 20+ years of experience and skillset with the community. Dr. Forleiter works hard to deliver quality surgical and non-surgical care to his patients each day.

Besides Dr. Forleiter’s impressive experience and skills, he is widely known for his compassionate bedside manner and commitment to every one of his patients. Dr. Forleiter specializes in mommy makeover procedures individualized to each patient, breast augmentations, and reconstructive surgery after breast or skin cancer, and surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures. Dr. Forleiter values his opportunity to work with patients from all walks of life and loves learning how he can help them most. Remarkable patient outcomes are a result of Dr. Forleiter’s extensive training, personalized treatment, patient education, and love for his work.


  • The George Washington University School of Medicine

  • Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai West Hospital

  • Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida

  • University of Maryland

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Featured Procedures by Craig Forleiter

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Breast Augmentation

A breast augmentation is a procedure that reshapes and enlarges the breast by using silicone or saline implants or sometimes fat transfers. Implants are placed behind breast tissue or under the chest muscle.
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Tummy Tuck

Not only does a tummy tuck eliminate excess skin and fat from the abdomen, but it also restores weak abdominal muscles for a more defined and contoured silhouette.
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This procedure create a youthful look by taking care of saggy skin, and folds of skin on the jaw, cheeks, and neck. Skin is pulled up and back as well as smoothed out to reduce signs of aging.
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Dr. Craig Forleiter’s Journey

Many people go years thinking about plastic surgery – that breast lift, tummy tuck, brow lift, or nose surgery. These people may even take the leap and visit a doctor but immediately rethink their decision and never schedule surgery. Dr. Forleiter is well aware of how intimidating doctor’s offices can be, especially a plastic surgeon’s office. That’s why he’s made sure his clinic feels different. The minute you walk in, you’re put at ease as the staff welcomes you and helps you get situated for your consultation or follow-up appointment. Dr. Forleiter himself is a positive, happy person who is excited about his work.

One of Dr. Forleiter’s top priorities is to educate his patients and carefully guide them through the options they have, including the procedures he recommends for their unique situation. Dr. Forleiter then discusses in detail what patients can expect before and after surgery, such as the recovery process and anticipated results. He strives to find the balance between science and the creative elements he utilizes to perfect what he does during surgery. Patients comment that their outcomes directly result from a surgeon loving what he does. Dr. Forleiter shows up for his patients, and they know it.

Frequently asked questions

Dr. Forleiter performs surgery at his three clinic locations: Lickstein Plastic Surgery at 5540 PGA Boulevard, Suite 200, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418. Lickstein Plastic Surgery Medical Spa at 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens, Suite 3110, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410. Lickstein Plastic Surgery at Sanctuary Day Spa at 10799 SW Tradition Square, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34987.
If you’re looking for a positive surgeon that is confident in his skillset and experience in plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery, look no further. Dr. Forleiter is a great choice!
Dr. Forleiter is Board-certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Yes, certain appointments can be made virtually. It is best to call to see if the doctor can address your concern through a virtual appointment.
Performing more than 20 different procedures, Dr. Forleiter offers a variety of cosmetic surgery options for the face, lips, neck, breasts, and abdomen and buttocks.

Other procedures by Craig Forleiter

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Gynecomastia Surgery

A gynecomastia surgery is a surgical procedure done to reduce the breast size in men. This surgery can help improve chest contours, giving men improved self-confidence
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Brow Lift

Also known as a forehead lift, a brow lift improves wrinkles, eases frown lines, minimizes creases, and reduces sagging in the eyebrow and forehead area.
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Lip Augmentation

Adding volume to small, thin lips, a lip augmentation is done as an in-office procedure. There are several different types of lip augmentations including lip fillers, lifts, implants, and fat transfers.
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