Thomas J Zaydon, Jr., MD

Miami, Florida

General Specialty

Facial Reconstruction
Plastic Surgery
Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Focus

Air Bag Facial Burns
Displaced Implants
Dog Bites
Expert Medical Advisor
Expert Witness
Facial Fractures
Finger Injuries
Hand Injuries
Laser Burns
Lower Extremity Burns
Nasal Fractures
Peer Reviews
Plastic Surgery
Slip and Fall Accidents
Wound Care

Primary Areas of Expertise

Plastic Surgery & Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Zaydon is a Board Certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, with over 20 years of experience. He treats the following patients:
burns, scars, nasal fractures, facial fractures, open wounds, skin ulcers, and ruptured/displaced breast/body implants. He has hands-on experience with difficult catastrophic cases, including severe burn victims.

He is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mercy Hospital. He is the former President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and former President of the Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons. He served on the Board of Trustees for the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons.

He serves on the review board for a major insurance company that reviews doctor malpractice insurance claims. He reviews cases/authorizations for a large Workers Compensation carrier. He has worked with plaintiff and defense firms. Dr. Zaydon has impeccable credentials and has privileges at 11 major hospitals/ASC facilities.

Medical-Legal consulting, including expert reports, can be performed electronically via telemedicine.



  • B.S. (Biology) Florida State University Tallahassee, FL – June 1974
  • M.D. ( Medical Sciences) Drexel University College of Medicine Philadelphia, PA – June 1978



  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery Certificate #4124
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners – #209308
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners #3315
  • Certified Expert Medical Advisor, Florida Worker’s Comp #13881
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Workers Compensation Physicians
  • Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Florida Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Greater Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Florida Medical Association


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