HealthTap is excited to feature Dr. J. David Holcomb, a Leading and Founding Medical Expert. Dr. Holcomb is a facial plastic and cosmetic laser surgeon. He currently has his own practice, Holcomb Facial Plastic Surgery, PLLC, “passionate about helping women and men look their best at any age,” located in Sarasota, Florida.
Dr. Holcomb is a member of the Sarasota Memorial Hospital medical staff and serves as a consultant for Lutronic, Inc, and Numena Medical. Additionally, he founded the Institute for Integrated Aesthetics in 2009 and serves as its executive medical director, participates in various committees of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and currently serves as Vice President of Physicians Indemnity Risk Retention Group. Previously, he served as the president of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Sarasota County Medical Society.
Dr. Holcomb attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch, internship and residency (Department of Surgery and Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and completed research and clinical fellowships with the National Institutes of Health and the AAFPRS Education and Research Foundation.
Dr. Holcomb is an active member of the aesthetic medical community in Sarasota and beyond: he was awarded the Sarasota Memorial Health Care System “Hero” Award for performing surgery on a young boy with a congenital ear deformity and participated in a local Sarasota Xtreme Makeover in 2003. He has authored numerous scientific articles and given lectures domestically and internationally pertaining to facial plastic and cosmetic laser surgery. In 2009 he was a featured speaker at the launching press conference for the AccuLift procedure and in 2011 he was a featured guest on the CBS award winning television show “The Doctors” to demonstrate how a new laser is used to contour the lower face and neck. He also maintains a website for his practice at http://www.srqfps.com/. We commend Dr. Holcomb for using his skills to benefit others.