Dr. Elliott B. Black, III

Dr. Summer Black

Board-Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons

Questions? 504-603-3600

Dr. Summer Black – Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon

Meet Dr. Black

Dr. Summer Black is a highly respected plastic and reconstructive surgeon.  She is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is fellowship-trained in Cosmetic Surgery.  Dr. Black Is skilled in all types of cosmetic surgery including facelifts, blepharoplasties, breast implant placement, breast implant removal and revisions, abdominoplasty, liposuction, and other body contouring procedures. She is well established in her field, and she blends tried-and-true, classic surgical procedures proven safe and effective over decades with innovative, advanced surgical techniques and state-of-the art equipment to perform cosmetic surgery.

Special Skills & Training

As a female plastic surgeon, Dr. Black is attuned to the aesthetic concerns of other women. Whether you are looking to lift sagging skin, enhance curves, smooth wrinkles or improve symmetry, Dr. Black can help transform your body and life. She combines her extensive medical and surgical background with an artistic eye to deliver the highest level of results to each patient. Her expertise and approachable style make her a cosmetic surgeon whose work is unmatched.


Dr. Black completed medical school at Louisiana State University (LSU) Medical School in New Orleans, LA. During medical school, she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Upon graduation, Dr. Black was a recipient of the Women in Medicine Achievement Award. She began her clinical training in general surgery,and subsequently completed her plastic surgery fellowship at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans, LA. Then, Dr. Black went to New York where she completed a cosmetic surgery fellowship at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary in Manhattan, NY.

Publication & Presentation

Murrillo, W., Dupin, C., Black, E. Cheek and Inferior Eyelid Reconstruction After Skin Cancer Ablation. Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Accepted for Publication.

Black, E. Sternal Osteomyelitis Following Closed Chest Compression: A Case Report and Review of Literature. General Surgery Research Day. New Orleans, LA. May 2002.

Medical Privileges


"I've been a patient of Dr Summer Blacks for about 4 years and I would never go anywhere else. I am ALWAYS ecstatic with her work and have had Botox and Restylane filler in my cheeks and lips. Dr Black is not only a total perfectionist but she becomes a friend you feel comfortable confiding in and sharing your life with. I would recommend Dr Black to my own mother....and in fact I did! Now we are both her patients who regularly visit her for all our anti-aging facial perfecting cosmetic work."



"Dr Black is very patient, explains and makes you feel like family."



"I really like Dr Black."



"Love Dr.Black and her staff! Top notch professionals"



"Dr Black performed my breast explant sx. She not only answered all my questions, no matter how small, she also provided me with her cell in case I needed her for any reason. After my sx she called me personally to check in. She & her staff are top notch & I would 100% recommend her to anyone looking for a plastic surgeon. "



*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.