Angelo Cuzalina, MD, DDS

President – Cosmetic Surgery Foundation, 2016-2018

President – American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, 2013

President – American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, 2011


Tulsa Surgical Arts Ambulatory Surgery Center

Bella Roma Medical Spa


7322 East 91st Street

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133-6016

Phone: (918) 392-0880

Fax: (918) 392-0990

Work Status

Active Private Practice in Tulsa, Oklahoma Practice Limited to Cosmetic Surgery

Owner / Operator Tulsa Surgical Arts Oklahoma Cosmetic Surgery Center Bella Roma Medical Spa CEO

Certified by SCR as a Center of Excellence in Cosmetic Surgery

Chairman for AACS accredited Cosmetic Surgery Training Program Full Body & Facial Cosmetic Surgery Training program director for safe gluteal surgery via WAGS (World Assoc. of Gluteal Surgeons)

Triple Board Certification

Certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

For Body and Facial Cosmetic Surgery

April 2000

Recertified 2010

Certified by the American Board of Facial Cosmetic Surgery

January 2015

Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

February 2000

Recertified 2010

Following training, Dr. Angelo Cuzalina has practiced cosmetic surgery, exclusively, since opening his surgery center in Tulsa in 1998. He has trained intensively with several former Presidents of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and has performed well over 17,000 cosmetic surgery procedures. Dr. Cuzalina served as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in 2011 and has played an active leadership role in this organization for many years. He was elected to the Board of Trustees for this organization in 2005 and to the Executive Committee in 2008. He also served as the President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery in 2013 and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2010. He also served as the President of the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation from January 2016 to February 2018.

Dr. Cuzalina is the director of an AACS approved full body & facial cosmetic surgery fellowship program where he trains board certified surgeons in the art of cosmetic surgery. He is frequently asked to lecture and serve as faculty for cosmetic breast, body, and facial rejuvenation courses both nationwide and internationally. He has also written several textbook chapters and journal articles on cosmetic surgery for leading publications of this elite specialty.

Education & Training

Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgical Center - Abilene, Texas

July 1997 to July 1998

Following surgical residency, completed a one-year fellowship training program in General Cosmetic Surgery, certified by the American Academy of Cosmetic with Director, Howard A. Tobin, MD, FACS (AACS President in 1994 & 1995)

Approximately 1000 cosmetic surgical procedures performed during this fellowship program

University of Alabama - Birmingham, Alabama

June 1991 to 1997

Chief Resident in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, June 1996 to June 1997

One-year internship with the Department of General Surgery, June 1995 to June 1996, Chairman: Arnold Diethelm, MD, FACS.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Residency, June 1991 to June 1993 and June 1996 - June 1997, Chairmen: Peter Waite, MPH DDS, MD & Victor Matukas, DDS, MD, PhD (Dr. Peter Waite was president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in 1999, heavy emphasis on cosmetic surgery and facial reconstruction during residency)

University of Alabama School of Medicine - Birmingham, Alabama

June 1993 to June 1995

Alabama State Medical License, July 1996

Doctor of Medicine, June 1995

National Medical Boards (USMLE): Part I - June 1992

Part II - May 1994

Part III - May 1996

Baylor College of Dentistry - Dallas, Texas

August 1987 to May 1991

Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, May 1991

Finished Rank 2nd out of 82 students

National Dental Boards:

Part I - May 1988

Part II - December 1991

Omicron Kappa Upsilon Member

Deans Honor List 1988, 1989, 1990, & 1991

Rush Chairman Xi Psi Phi

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Oklahoma

August 1982 to May 1987

Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology, May 1987

Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society Member

Full Scholarship Varsity Wrestling, 1982 to 1987

National Champion Freestyle and Greco Roman, 1982 & 1985

Bronze medalist in World Wrestling Championships, 1982 & 1985

Faculty & Speaker Appointments

Examiner for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery Annual Board Exam, Dallas, TX, October 2016.