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Dr. Derek Cody

(888) 284-1488


Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery


3925 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300
Akron, Ohio 44333



Areas of Interest

Aesthetic surgery of the face and body, as well as, complex reconstructive procedures including microsurgical breast reconstruction and facial reanimation.


North Shore University Hospital / Long Island Jewish Hospital 2009-2010
Breast and Microsurgery Fellowship
Summa Health System 2007-2009
Plastic Surgery Residency
Akron General Medical Center 2004-2007
General Surgery Residency
The Ohio State University College of Medicine 2004
Medical Doctorate
Ohio Wesleyan University 1994
Bachelors in Zoology


American Board of Plastic Surgery

Professional Societies

Aesthetic Society’s Resident Program:  2013-present
American Society of Plastic Surgeon: 2011-present
Fellow American College of Surgeons: 2009-present
Cleveland Clinic House Staff Association: 2004-2007
Vice President: 2006-2007
Golden Key National Honor Society: 1996-present

Dr. Cody is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a native of Cleveland, Ohio and obtained his medical training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic. He completed his plastic surgery training at Summa Health System. In addition to his formal plastic surgery training, Dr. Cody completed a breast and microvascular surgery fellowship in New York, before starting his career on the West Coast. He spent six years as an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center in southern California. Dr. Cody is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons and the California Society of Plastic Surgery.


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