Dr. Mark A. Foglietti (pronouned ‘Fuhl-yetti) was born Steubenville, Ohio and raised in Mingo Junction, Ohio. He attended the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where he received his Bachelors of Science Degree and completed one year of post-graduate work in microbiology and virology. He then went to Medical School at Ohio University, where he currently serves as a Clinical Professor in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine is nationally recognized as one of the top physician training programs in the country.
Dr. Foglietti returned to the Columbus area to fulfill a one-year rotating internship at Doctor’s Hospital and completed his training in general surgery. As a general surgery resident, he was accepted into the plastic surgery residency at The Plastic Surgery Institute in Des Moines Iowa, under the direction of the internationally acclaimed plastic surgeon Dr. James O. Stallings, M.D. During his time in Iowa, Dr. Foglietti served as a resident and as the Chief Resident of the program. To further enhance his plastic and reconstructive surgery knowledge, he completed an additional fellowship in cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery of the breast, in Cleveland Ohio under the direction of renowned Plastic Surgeons: Dr. Melvyn I. Dinner and Dr. J. Sheldon Artz.
With 17 years of higher education, medical, and surgical training behind him, Dr. Foglietti started his career by joining Drs. Dinner and Artz at The Center for Plastic Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio. He became board certified in both plastic and reconstructive surgery and in general surgery, later co-founding the Woodlands Center for Plastic Surgery, located in Sagamore Hills, Ohio.
Dr. Foglietti founded the Cosmetic Surgery Institute in Beachwood, Ohio in 2000. He established himself as an educator and leader in his field both locally and nationally. When his daughter, Dr Alanna Foglietti Fostyk joined his practice, on 2018, after completion of her residency training, they became Foglietti-Fostyk Plastic Surgery.
He is a member of The American Osteopathic Association, The American Medical Association and their respective local organizations. He is a past president and board member of the Cleveland Academy of Osteopathic Medicine, and served nationally on the Board of Governors for The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. As a Fellow of the ACOS, he is also a past President of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Discipline, and serves nationally as a board examiner. Dr. Foglietti was the Chief of staff, and Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center East. He is also Director of the plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at the Cleveland Clinic Southpointe Hospital. He has an appointment to the faculty of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Department of Plastic Surgery.
For decades, Dr. Foglietti has published numerous papers in a variety of internationally recognized medical and scientific journals. Keeping up to date on all of the latest surgical techniques, and newest technology, Dr. Foglietti has been given significant local and national television exposure, (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, and The Discovery Channel) for bringing new advancements to the Cleveland medical market. He has also been recognized for his advanced treatment of burn victims internationally and for his assistance in the treatment of the Afghanistan Freedom Fighters, for which he received an award from Washington D.C. in 1988.
Dr. Foglietti has been featured in Cleveland magazine, Northern Ohio Live, The Plain Dealer, The Canton Repository, as well as a number of other newspapers for his improvements in plastic and reconstructive surgery. As an inventor, Dr. Foglietti held three U.S. Patents on improved breast implants for surgical use. He strives to remain on the cutting edge of medicine to serve his patients in the most up-to-date, personalized, and holistic manner possible. Dr. Foglietti has also recently received a registered trademark for the Foglietti Natural Vector Facelift Technique from the US Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC in November 2009.
Dr. Foglietti has been recognized for treatment of the Haiti earthquake victims for a medical mission in February 2010. He has also completed medical missions to Colombia in pediatric burn and hand surgery, 2013 to present. He is a recipient of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Distinguished service award and the Medal of Merit, from the Medical School. He has served on the national faculty for Allergan Corporation and is considered one of the elite injectors in the United States.
Dr Foglietti has received the Humanitarian Awards from the Ohio Osteopathic Association and the ACOS for his continued medical missionary work abroad.
He is the co-founder of the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center of Cleveland, Ohio. www.ohiostemcelltreatmentcenter.com