Dr. Potyondy

Hospital Privileges:

St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma

St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way

St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor


Dr. Potyondy is a plastic surgeon board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He was born in Budapest but grew up in California after he and his parents immigrated to the United States.

Dr. Potyondy completed his undergraduate training at the University of California at Irvine where he graduated with magna cum laude and phi beta kappa honors. He then went on to complete his medical degree at Loma Linda University in Southern California.

Following medical school Dr. Potyondy pursued his General Surgery training at Huntington Memorial Hospital a University of Southern California affiliate in Pasadena, CA. This was followed by his completion of advanced residency training in Plastic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, where he learned the latest techniques in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Potyondy is a caring and skilled surgeon who listens to the patient and their goals to come up with a treatment plan that will help achieve their desired outcome.

He is an active member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons and has also served as an Associate Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery for the Florida State University School of Medicine

He is also a family man who is married with two daughters. In his free time he enjoys skiing and exercise.


Original Article
Journal of Burn Care and Research:
A Case Report of the Use of HydrogenPeroxide for Achieving Dermal Hemostasis After Burn Excision in a Patient with Platelet Dysfunction

Pending Publication
Anterior Approach to Segmental Latissimus Dorsi Harvest: A Free Flap Alternative with Minimal Morbidity

Original Article
Aesthetic Surgery Journal: In vivo use of human fibrin glue under the subperiosteal and subcutaenous planes in Hotzman rats Volume 23, Number 6

Original Article
The American Surgeon:Necrotizing Fasciitis: A Fourteen-Year Retrospective Study of 163 Consecutive Cases Volume: 68, pages 109-116

The Chronicle of Skin and Allergy: Early Diagnosis Crucial in Necrotizing Fasciitis Brian Begley (based on presentation by Louis Potyondy, MD at WMRF in Carmel, CA)

Board Certification: Plastic Surgery

Training Courses:
Advanced Microsurgery Training Course University of Miami

Contour ThreadLift Certification Course Duke University

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Cleveland Clinic

Foundation Advanced Trauma Life Support Cedars Sinai

Fundamentals of Critical Care University of Southern California