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About Rafael C. Cabrera, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery Boca Raton

Cosmetic and Reconstruction Surgery in South Florida

Rafael C. Cabrera, MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with a passion for helping residents in the greater Boca Raton, Florida, area achieve their highest aesthetic potential. Through his work at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Boca Raton, Dr. Cabrera is honored to play a role in enhancing not just the appearance but also the confidence of the men and women in his care. 

Dr. Cabrera has always sought challenging academic environments, beginning with his undergraduate studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He went on to earn his medical degree at New York University School of Medicine in New York City, where he remained to complete his surgical residency. 

He chose to refine his skills and medical knowledge through fellowships in both plastic surgery and scarless wound healing. Since his formal training, Dr. Cabrera has remained connected to the world of education by authoring more than 20 textbook chapters and research articles.   

Over more than two decades in practice, Dr. Cabrera has enjoyed numerous recognitions and designations as one of the region’s top plastic surgeons. He has been a featured specialist in Guide to America’s Top Surgeons and Guide to America’s Best Plastic Surgeons for many years. 

Dr. Cabrera has built his practice on a foundation of customized, patient-centric care. He takes the time to get to know the men and women who entrust him with their care and to understand their motivations and goals for plastic surgery. 

Having clearly defined expectations is a significant factor in a successful surgical experience, and patients receive all the details needed to make informed decisions about their treatment plan. Fat grafting, abdominoplasty, breast and face procedures, and laser hair removal are just some of the options available at Plastic Surgery Specialists of Boca Raton. 

Dr. Cabrera also offers a range of options in regard to anesthesia, including local anesthetic with oral sedation, an approach that prevents pain while allowing you to remain responsive. His training in wound care and hyperbaric medicine helps improve surgical outcomes.

For those South Florida residents considering plastic surgery as an option, taking the time to come in and meet with Dr. Cabrera and his team is a great way to learn more about the very latest treatment tools and techniques. 



  • Cornell University / NYU School of Medicine / Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital
  • Over 20 years in Private Practice
  • Three Fully-Accredited Operating Rooms
  • Specializing in Regenerative Aesthetic Surgery of Face, Breast and Body
  • Expertise in Skin Cancer Reconstruction and Melanoma Treatment
  • Recognized as a Master Injector
  • Past-President of Unicorn Children’s Foundation



Words from our patients

  • "Dr. Rafael Cabrera and his staff made me feel confident and secure from post-op. "

    Cecilia M.
  • "I am very appreciative of the excellent care I have received."

    Angela B.
  • "He is highly skilled and I wouldn’t trust my looks with anyone else! Ever!"

    Christine G.


Plastic Surgery Specialist of Boca Raton
951 NW 13th Street, Suite 4-A
Boca Raton, FL 33486
Phone: 561-203-0377

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