Meet Dr. Black
Dr. Elliott B. Black, III, is a board-certified plastic surgeon. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical School in New Orleans. Dr. Black completed his internship at Hermann Hospital at the University of Texas. He did his residency in general surgery and his fellowship in plastic surgery at LSU Health Science Center. Dr. Elliott Black is also a Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery at LSU Medical School in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Black is a Member of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; American College of Surgeons; Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; and the James Rives Surgical Society.
Dr. Black is acutely aware that people come to him with the purpose of looking better and, perhaps more importantly, feeling better about themselves. He is dedicated to the specialty of cosmetic plastic surgery offering procedures for the face, breasts, and body. His practice philosophy is to provide each patient with in-depth, individualized care and superior, natural-looking surgical results. Dr. Black is internationally known for his surgical skills and contributions to the medical field. He has pioneered multiple cosmetic and reconstructive procedures which a focus on producing beautiful and natural-looking results. His medical mission is to provide the highest standard of care with the best interests of every patient in mind. Dr. Black has been a recipient of the "New Orleans Top Doctors" Award in both New Orleans Magazine and Louisiana Life Magazine for more than 15 years. He has also received the Residents' Outstanding Teaching Award and the "Charitas Award," which is awarded by the Daughters of Charity.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Black gives his time and medical knowledge performing surgeries on patients in Mexico, Brazil, and Ecuador on his bi-annual mission trips.
Awards and Honors
Outstanding Teaching Award by the Residents. New Orleans, LA, 2001.
Charitas Award by the Daughters of Charity. New Orleans, LA, 1992.
Gold Award for the concept and replantation exhibit entitled, "Present Status of Replantation Surgery in the Pediatric Patient," from the American Academy of Pediatrics Convention. New Orleans, LA, 1981.
Sixth Autumn Festival of the Age of Enlightenment Award. New Orleans, LA, 1981.
First Place Award for replantation exhibit entitled "Present Status of Replantation," at the Southern Medical Association Convention. San Antonio, TX, 1980.
- American College of Surgeons
- Louisiana State Medical Society
- Orleans Parish Medical Society
- Louisiana Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- Southern Medical Association
- James D. Rives Surgical Society
- American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
- New Orleans Surgical Society
Journals and Publications
Black, E.B., III. Day, J.D., Johnson, J.B. Replantation: A Presentation of Ten Cases. Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, 132:112-116, 1980.
Black, E.B., III. Breast Reconstruction Using a Lastissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Island Flap. Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society, 133:182-185, 1981.
Black, E.B. III. Microsurgery and Replantation of Tissues in Children. Pediatric Annals. 11: 918-920, 1982.