Dr. Leonard Tachmes, M.D.


Dr. Leonard Tachmes specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face and body. His philosophy centers around providing excellent care and service to all his patients in a professional and respectful environment.

The Dr. Tachmes is Chief of the Department of Plastic Surgery at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami.  

Board certified Miami Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Tachmes has been in practice in Miami since 1994 and is a south Florida expert on Facelifts, Brazilian Butt Lifts, Mommy-Makeover surgery and  Breast Augmentations with implants and fat transfer. He also has a special interest and treats many difficult breast implant revision patients.

All surgery procedures are performed at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, or at Bayside Ambulatory Surgery Center on the campus of Mercy Hospital in Coconut Grove.
Dr. Tachmes is available for consultations and injectable treatments at one of his four locations, and can be contacted using the information below:

Hello@TachmesMD.com | 786-603-9074

1674 Meridian Ave
First Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

4041 Collins Ave
Tenth Floor
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
(complimentary valet parking)

3659 South Miami Ave
Suite #5003
Mercy Hospital Office Tower
Miami, Florida 33133

Manhattan Office Location
114 East 71st Street, Suite 1W
New York, NY 10021

Medical & Personal Background


Dr. Leonard Tachmes was born in Havana, Cuba and raised in Miami Beach. A graduate of Miami Beach Senior High School, he received his BS degree from Duke University, and his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed a fellowship in Plastic Surgery of the Breast and Reconstructive Microsurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan; a residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Chicago Hospital; a General Surgery residency at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., and an internship in surgery at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Dr. Tachmes is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is author/co-author of fourteen scientific research papers published in various journals of medicine and surgery. He has been in practice in Miami since 1994.

Dr. Tachmes recently completed his first feature length screenplay, “Dean Bailesol’s Journey To Surgery.” A coming of age, dark comedy-drama loosely based on Tachmes’ experiences at college, medical school and surgical residency. The script has received several awards at multiple international film festival screenplay competitions.  He recently completed “Under (Re)Construction,” a sequel screenplay to his first award winning script.

Dr. Tachmes has been an avid collector of contemporary and Latin American art for over thirty years. From 2001 to 2009,  the Leonard Tachmes Gallery promoted and exhibited emerging, Miami-based contemporary artists in various mediums, including painting, photography, video, sculpture and installation.

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