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Ivona Percec, MD, PhD

Ivona Percec, MD, PhD Physician

Associate Director, Cosmetic Surgery Director, Basic Science Research, Plastic Surgery Medical Director, Skin Care Program Assistant Professor of Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • French
  • Romanian

Dr. Percec is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Plastic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Plastic Surgery, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
  • Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Lift
  • Body Contouring Surgery
  • Breast Enlargement (Augmentation)
  • Breast Lift Surgery (Mastopexy)
  • Chin Augmentation (Chin Implants)
  • CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Cosmetic Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Ear Pinning Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Face Lift Surgery (Rhytidectomy)
  • Injectable Neurotoxins and Fillers
  • Juvéderm®‎ Fillers
  • Labiaplasty
  • Neck Lift
  • Nose Surgery - Cosmetic
  • Nose Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Skin Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), Diplomate, National American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Member, National American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), Member, National Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), University of Pennsylvania, Associate Member, Local Institute of Aging (IOA), University of Pennsylvania, Fellow, Local International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science (IFATS), Member, International International Society of Plastic and Regenerative Surgeons (ISPRES), International Plastic Surgery Research Council (PSRC), Member, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Percec is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Chang Brian L, Wilson Anthony J, Taglienti Anthony J, Chang Catherine S, Folsom Nancy, Percec Ivona: Patient Perceived Benefit in Facial Aesthetic Procedures: FACE-Q as a Tool to Study Botulinum Toxin Injection Outcomes. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 36 (7): 810-20,2016.

Wilson Anthony J, Taglienti Anthony J, Chang Catherine S, Low David W, Percec Ivona: Current Applications of Facial Volumization with Fillers. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 137 (5): 872e-89e,2016.

Wilson Anthony J, Chang Brian, Taglienti Anthony J, Chin Bianca C, Chang Catherine S, Folsom Nancy, Percec Ivona: A Quantitative Analysis of OnabotulinumtoxinA, AbobotulinumtoxinA, and IncobotulinumtoxinA: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Prospective Clinical Trial of Comparative Dynamic Strain Reduction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 137 (5): 1424-33,2016.

Chang, BL, Wilson, AJ, Taglienti, AJ, Chang, CS, Folsom, N, Percec, I.: Patient Perceived Benefit in Facial Aesthetic Procedures: FACE-Q as a Tool to Study Botulinum Toxin Injection Outcomes Aesthet Surg J. : 2016.

Sobanko Joseph F, Taglienti Anthony J, Wilson Anthony J, Sarwer David B, Margolis David J, Dai Julia, Percec Ivona: Motivations for seeking minimally invasive cosmetic procedures in an academic outpatient setting. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 35 (8): 1014-20,2015.

Rachul CM, Percec I, Caulfield T.: The Fountain of Stem Cell-Based Youth? Online Portrayals of Anti-Aging Stem Cell Technologies. Aesthetic Surgery Journal 35 (6): 730-736,2015.

Wilson Anthony J, Chin Bianca C, Hsu Vivian M, Mirzabeigi Michael N, Percec Ivona: Digital image correlation: a novel dynamic three-dimensional imaging technique for precise quantification of the dynamic rhytid and botulinum toxin type a efficacy. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 135 (5): 869e-876e,2015.

Devitt Sean M, Carter Cynthia M, Dierov Raia, Weiss Scott, Gersch Robert P, Percec Ivona: Successful isolation of viable adipose-derived stem cells from human adipose tissue subject to long-term cryopreservation: positive implications for adult stem cell-based therapeutics in patients of advanced age. Stem Cells International 2015 : 146421,2015.

Hsu, VM; Percec, I; Wes, Ari M.; Tahiri, Youssef; Cornman-Homonoff, Joshua: Quantified Facial Soft Tissue Strain in Animation Measured by Real-Time Dynamic Three-Dimensional Imaging Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery GO : 2014.

Devitt, SM, Carter, CM, Dierov, R, Weiss, S, Gersch, RP, Percec, I: The Effects of Cryopreservation of Isolation and Growth of Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells Program of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons ( : 2014.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 10 Penn Tower

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7300
Fax: (215) 349-5895
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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