At the heart of Peninsula Plastic surgery are plastic surgeons Vincent Perrotta and Christopher Pellegrino. Both are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and both are active members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Prior to establishing Peninsula Plastic Surgery in 1995, Dr. Perrotta served as an attending surgeon and Instructor of Plastic Surgery at Temple University. With extensive training and experience in all areas of plastic surgery, he decided to leave the university setting with the goal of bringing metropolitan-quality plastic surgery to the Delmarva Peninsula. Also, he and his wife, Christina, felt the Delmarva Peninsula would be a wonderful place to raise their five children.
Dr. Perrotta is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and is an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the prestigious American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He serves as president of La-Merced Medical Missions to provide reconstructive surgery for underprivileged children with congenital and acquired deformities of the face, trunk and extremities. He has attended missions in Nicaragua in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and most recently in January of 2018. Dr. Perrotta was awarded the Outstanding Public Health Leader for Wicomico County in 2013.
After earning an Honors Degree at Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Perrotta received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his general surgical internship and residency at the University of Vermont, and his plastic surgery residency at Temple University. He then joined the faculty at Temple University, where he performed both laboratory and clinical research, which culminated in multiple national publications.
Dr. Perrotta has a great appreciation for fine art, which is evident to anyone who visits their beautiful Salisbury office complex. Although Dr. Perrotta has extensive experience with all facets of plastic and reconstructive surgery, he enjoys sculpting the most. Whether he is refining the hump on a nose or forming the perfect curve on a woman’s hip, he takes great pride in creating the best possible result. He considers himself an artist, with the human body as his medium.
His goal as a Plastic Surgeon has always been: “to provide peace of mind to individuals who believe they have aesthetic imperfections and those with diseases of the skin or minor functional impairments of the hands.” His overall vision is “to afford each patient the comfort of self-confidence.“
Dr. Perrotta has offices in downtown Salisbury, Maryland and Millsboro, Delaware and serves the entire Delmarva Peninsula. He welcomes patients from the neighboring Baltimore/DC Metro area, as well as other states and abroad. Dr. Perrotta has privileges at Peninsula Regional Medical Center and Atlantic General Hospital and at two ambulatory surgery centers in Salisbury. Serving his neighbors of the Delmarva Peninsula is Dr. Perrotta’s primary calling. This has been well recognized, as Dr. Perrotta’s practice is repeatedly awarded Coastal Style Magazine’s Best Plastic Practice for both Wicomico and Sussex Counties.
Joining Peninsula Plastic Surgery in 2003, Dr. Christopher Pellegrino is a plastic surgeon with advanced training from some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions. Former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland, Dr. Pellegrino is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and is an active member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
A graduate of the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Pellegrino received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He completed post-graduate training and his residency in general surgery at the Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York, and his plastic surgical residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
While Dr. Pellegrino enjoys all facets of plastic surgery, his focus of special interest is on body contouring and breast reconstruction following mastectomy. He is the area’s recognized expert and educator on injectables including Botox and Juvéderm.
Dr. Pellegrino serves as a board member and surgeon for La-Merced, traveling to Nicaragua on a medical mission to provide reconstructive surgery for under privileged children with congenital deformities and acquired deformities of the face, trunk and extremities. He has attended missions in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, and most recently in January of 2018.
Dr. Pellegrino always wanted to be a surgeon but his specific interest in plastic surgery began while an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins. “Plastic surgery patients were always the most fascinating to me,” states Dr. Pellegrino. “A plastic surgeon must be a doctor, a technician and an artist. is is what truly inspired me to pursue it as a career.”
In describing his goal for each patient that he treats: “Total patient satisfaction—be it a reconstructive case or a cosmetic concern—a happy patient is always my goal.”
Dr. Pellegrino has offices in downtown Salisbury, Maryland, Millsboro, Delaware and serves the entire Delmarva Peninsula. He welcomes patients from the neighboring Baltimore/DC Metro area, as well as other states and countries. Dr. Pellegrino offers hospital appointments at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin and surgery center appointments at the on-site Center for Aesthetic Surgery and Delmarva Surgery Center in Salisbury.