Dr. John Paletta

Dr. John Paletta working with his patients to create lifestyle changes.

DR. JOHN PALETTA’S APPROACH TO PLASTIC SURGERY BEGINS AT THE PATIENT LEVEL. THE BOARD-CERTIFIED PHYSICIAN AT THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE FOR PLASTIC SURGERY WORKS WITH EACH PATIENT TO COME UP WITH A PLAN OF ACTION BEFORE ANY PROCEDURE IS PERFORMED. “I spend all the time with them they need,” says Dr. Paletta. “If a patient needs an hour and half of my time to go through all of their questions, that’s what they will get.”

Dr. Paletta is one of four board-certified physicians at The Georgia Institute for Plastic Surgery. Through various cosmetic procedures, he is focused on giving patients the self-confidence they’ve always wanted. “It’s amazing to see the confidence that someone has after surgery,” says Dr. Paletta. “They may have had some already, but my surgery can enhance it. It’s extremely rewarding to see someone come out of their shell.”

While Dr. Paletta is skilled in a breadth of cosmetic surgery procedures, he’s one of a handful of plastic surgeons in the area who perform the No Drain Tummy Tuck. The innovative procedure is changing how patients feel after surgery. “Before the No Drain method, patients who had a tummy tuck would have to use drains anywhere to a week to three weeks,” says Dr. Paletta. “Now we use quilting sutures, which eliminate the need for drains. This provides more comfort for our patients and leads to a lesser scar.”

SERVICES:
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
Facelifts “Younger looking, but Natural,” Necklifts, Eyelid Rejuvenation (Blepharoplasty), Forehead or Browlift (Endoscopic and Standard), Ear Reshaping (Otoplasty), Lip Augmentation, Facial Peels, Nose Reshaping (Cosmetic and Functional), Skin Cancer and Mole Removal, Breast Surgery, Breast Enhancement, Breast Lift (Mastopexy), Breast Reduction (Female and Male) & Breast Reconstruction

Body Contouring Surgery
Liposuction (Ultrasonic and Tumescent Techniques), Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty), Around the World Tummy Tuck, Thigh and Buttock Lifts, Arm Lifts (Brachioplasty)

Non-Surgical Options
Botox, Restylane, Sculptra, Vein Injections, Laser Hair Removal

Dr. Paletta hasn’t used drains in any tummy tuck procedure in well over a year and a half and says he’ll never use drains again. “I’ve had patients referred to me by other people who have had a tummy tuck with drains. The No Drain Tummy Tuck is the best by far in terms of patient comfort.”

Trained at the University of Pittsburgh, one of the top plastic surgery training programs in the country, Dr. Paletta is always staying on top of the latest procedures and techniques. He says there is no margin for error in his work. He’s also staying on top of his patients’ care. “If a patient has a skin biopsy, I personally call them with the results. If they had surgery, I call them after to make sure that they aren’t having any problems with recovery.”

It’s that human touch he says is invaluable in his field. Dr. Paletta is a doctor who knows what it’s like to want to feel better about yourself. Recently, he lost 85 pounds and adopted a healthy lifestyle. “The majority of my patients don’t have to have surgery; it’s a choice they make in order to feel better about themselves. When you feel better about yourself, your whole life can change.”

THE GEORGIA INSTITUTE FOR PLASTIC SURGERY
DR. JOHN PALETTA
GRADUATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
RESIDENCY AT YORK HOSPITAL
RESIDENCY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
5361 REYNOLDS ST., SAVANNAH, GA 31405
912.355.8000 • MYCOSMETICSURGEON.MD

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Greatest Professional Photographers 2020

Calling South’s Greatest Photographers! Are you a professional photographer with beautiful work? Enter South’s Greatest Photographers 2020!

Greatest Amateur Photographers 2020

Calling South’s Greatest Photographers! Are you passionate about capturing life through a lens? Enter South’s Greatest Photographers 2020!
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Events Calendar

  • Family Promise of Greater Savannah: “Kick Out Homelessness” kickball tournament

    Oct 19, 2019
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Allen E. Paulson Softball Complex

    The Savannah community is invited to come kick back with Family Promise of Greater Savannah as they host their first ever kickball tournament--...

  • Forsyth Farmer's Market

    Jun 29, 2019
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ South end of Forsyth Park

    The Forsyth Farmers’ Market vendors offer a variety of local goods including seasonal produce, eggs, honey, pastured meat, bread, cheese,...

  • Savannah Philharmonic Chorus Auditions

    Sep 07, 2019
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Collegiate Church of St. Paul the Apostle

    The Savannah Philharmonic is holding auditions throughout the year for singers to have the opportunity to join the Chorus for the exciting...

  • 2nd Annual Fall Festival

    Oct 19, 2019
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Savannah Bee Company

    Buzz by our Showroom and Bee Garden for our 2nd Annual Fall Festival!  -Peruse Local Handmade Goods -Tie-dye your own Bee Cause t-shirt...

  • Savannah Philharmonic Chorus Auditions

    Sep 07, 2019
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Collegiate Church of St. Paul the Apostle

    The Savannah Philharmonic is holding auditions throughout the year for singers to have the opportunity to join the Chorus for the exciting...

  • 4th Annual Gullah Food Festival

    Oct 19, 2019
    11:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Gullah Museum of Hilton Head

    FREE- The Gullah Museum of Hilton Head presents its 4th Annual Gullah Food Festival on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 11am - 5pm at 12 Georgianna...

  • Power Yoga Principles

    Sep 21, 2019
    11:00 AM - 12:15 PM @ Savannah Power Yoga

    This class is intended for students who are new to Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga, as well as those hoping to learn more about finding their best...

  • "Portrait of the Artist" Exhibition at Telfair Museums

    Aug 03, 2019
    12:00 PM - 12:00 PM @ Jepson Center

    This exhibition brings together several photographic portraits of recognizable creative individuals from Telfair’s permanent collection....

  • 11th Annual Moonlight Garden Ride

    Oct 19, 2019
    4:00 PM @ Mother Mathilda Beasley

    Savannah’s favorite family-friendly bicycling event, presented by Chatham Orthopaedics returns for its 11th year! We'll ride from Mother...

  • Cruise In “On The Square”

    May 18, 2019
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Downtown on the Square

    Join the Blairsville Cruisers every 3rd Saturday of each month to enjoy cruiser contests like the best interior, best engine, best custom and more!...

  • Halloween Hike

    Oct 18, 2019
    5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center

    Join us on Friday and Saturday October 18th and 19th for our annual Halloween Hike from 5p.m-8p.m!  This is a fun, friendly, not so scary...

  • Historic Savannah Foundation’s 2019 Annual Gala

    Oct 19, 2019
    5:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Forsyth Park

    Savannah’s most enthusiastic supporters of historic preservation will gather for an evening of dining, dancing and delightful company in downtown...

  • Historic Savannah Foundation Gala

    Oct 19, 2019
    5:30 PM @ Forsyth Park

    “The Gala,” one of our city’s most beloved events, is hosted by Historic Savannah Foundation (HSF) each year to celebrate what...

  • Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Oct 18, 2019
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tybee Post Theater

    The Tybee Arts Association presents a new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror in...

  • 17 South Haunted Forest

    Oct 04, 2019
    7:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ 17 South

    Do you dare to enter the 17 South Haunted Forest after the sun goes down and night begins to fall? Shadows take on a life of their own in this...

  • Alee Temple Haunted Terror Plantation

    Oct 04, 2019
    7:30 PM - 11:00 PM @ Alee Shrine Temple

    Our Haunted House is primarily an indoor event, our Haunted House is one of the scariest in Georgia! We are located in the scariest city in...

  • Jack the Ripper Ballet

    Oct 18, 2019
    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

    The Savannah Ballet Theater is slated to kick off the spookiest time of year with a world premiere of Jack the Ripper at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18...

  • Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival

    Oct 18, 2019
    All Day

    This year we celebrate the 21st Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival! This family-fun festival is held every year on the third weekend in...

  • 2019 Halloween Event

    Oct 19, 2019
    All Day @ Bass Pro Shops

    Free Halloween Event!  *October 19 & 20 and October 25-31  * Weekends: Noon-5pm * Weekdays: 5pm-7pm *October 31: 4pm-8pm Free...

  • Savannah Moose Lodge Haunted Forest

    Oct 04, 2019
    All Day @ Savannah Moose Lodge

    Official 2019 Haunted Forest Dates: October 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, 31st, Noveber 1st & 2nd.


Show More...

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Scenes of the South

Anne Pappas Grand Opening

Anne Pappas Interiors celebrated the Grand Opening of their new full-service design studio and showroom at 101 W. Liberty St. in the heart of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District, on Thursday, Oct. 10. “This inspiring space will allow our talented team of designers to provide exceptional creative services to clientele who appreciate the art of design,” said Pappas. A member of Coastal Living and Southern Living’s exclusive Designer Network, Pappas offers a fresh, inspired approach to interior design, incorporating a variety of textures and design elements inspired by nature, travel and global style. Pappas and her team welcomed guests with light hors d’oeuvres and cocktails at the event.

Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala

Glitz and glamour were galore at the Savannah Film Alliance Honors Gala celebrating the Savannah Entertainment Industry as Charles (Bo) Bowen and his team orchestrated the event of the year. The night was unforgettable for all, but even more so for many hard-working and deserving individuals who were recognized for their contributions to the local film and television industry

Bitty and Beau's at Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott gives back with Bitty & Beau’s Saturday, Sept. 28. Kendra Scott gave 20% the proceeds of their sales from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to Bitty & Beau’s Coffee. Bitty & Beau’s, which aims to provide jobs and change the way people see those with special needs and disabilities, provided muffins and coffee.

Brews for a Cause September at Mansion on Forsyth

South magazine in collaboration with Southern Eagle hosted Brews for a Cause at Casimir’s Lounge at the Mansion on Forsyth Park on Thursday, Sept. 26 in a successful effort to raise money and awareness for CURE Childhood Cancer.

Savannah Hospice Gala

Hospice Savannah celebrated 40 years of the “Art of Living” at the Landings Plantation Ballroom on Thursday, Sept. 25.

Latin Dance Party Featuring Gino Castillo & The Cuban Cowboys

The 38th Annual Savannah Jazz Festival hosted a Latin Dance Party, which featured Gino Castillo & the Cuban Cowboys on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. Castillo - the Afro-Cuban jazz singer and percussionist – led the Charleston-based Cuban Cowboys as they brought patrons to their feet, dancing the night away to his funky–jazz, high-energy tunes.

Grand Opening Studio 60 | Body Brite

Studio60BodyBrite owner and girl boss Bobbie Ciaccio unveiled Savannah’s newest salon to the public by hosting a grand opening, “Pink Party,” on Friday, Sept. 13.

The Laughter After: George Montero's Visual Art Show

Savannah's art world gathered at the Cork House, Thursday to experience the award winning SCAD graphic design professor, Jorge Montero's opening exhibition of paintings, drawings, prints and more!

Buy Local's Big Barn Business Bash

Brews for a Cause at Husk, August 22, was truly an unforgettable night, featuring live music by Thomas Claxton and some fantastic craft beer by Southern Eagle — along with the top-notch cuisine of Chris Hathcock. A variety of incredible auction items benefited the Royce Learning Center and the Chatham Academy, including a pearl necklace from International Diamond and several rounds on the Bacon Park Golf Course!

Ruth's Chris National Taste Maker's Veuve Clicquot Wine Dinner

Ruth's Chris held their Veuve Clicquot Tastemaker Dinner on Friday, August 23, pairing their signature steaks with renowned Veuve champagne — which was founded in 1772 and is one of the largest champagne houses in the world. The Tastemaker Dinners are held at Ruth's Chris locations across the country, featuring a five-course meal inspired by the French heritage of Veuve Clicquot, including dishes such as filet mignon and lobster agnolotti.