Elena Vega, D.O.
Dr. Elena Vega was born and raised in Fresno, California and received her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. She then attended medical school at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California. Dr. Vega completed her general surgery residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, New York. Following the completion of her residency, she acquired the highly sought-after accredited fellowship position in general body and facial cosmetic surgery at New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts® in New York City, accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Vega is a board certified General Surgeon by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons as well as a board certified Cosmetic Surgeon by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Vega specializes in body sculpting and her mission is to provide completely customized procedures to ensure you look your best in the most natural way possible. She is dedicated to learning about her patients and how as a team, they can achieve the highest level of satisfaction. Dr. Vega believes patience, kindness and keen attention to detail should never be compromised. She ensures her patient is educated and understands every aspect of the procedure. That honesty is what sets Dr. Vega apart and one of the reasons her patients trust and respect her.
In addition, Dr. Vega loves to teach and mentor medical students, residents, and fellows, sharing her knowledge and skillset to help them reach their professional goals. You can find her sharing her surgical procedures on Instagram and Facebook. When Dr. Vega is not seeing patients or performing procedures, she considers herself a foodie and loves eating delicious cuisines at home and local restaurants. She loves getting into a great book series, taking road trips with her Pekingese and Basset Hound, and being physically active… tennis anyone? Dr. Vega recently relocated from New York City to Charlotte, NC with her wife and 2 pups. She is excited to be a part of the Queen City!