Sarasota, Florida—October 10, 2016Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and MedSpa, PLLC (“Holcomb – Kreithen” or “HKPS” or “the Practice”), a leading plastic surgery practice in Sarasota and Tampa Florida, is pleased to announce that practice co-founder J. David Holcomb, MD has been chosen for inclusion in the highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® for 2016 for the specialty of Plastic Surgery (cosmetic and reconstructive facial surgery, and laser surgery). This represents the 3rd consecutive year that Dr. Holcomb has been chosen for the list by Castle Connolly, America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors.

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Dr. Holcomb is a pioneer and advocate of laser-assisted facial rejuvenation techniques that have helped set a new standard for beautiful, natural results with reduced downtime, less discomfort and lower cost for patients. Commenting on his selection by Castle Connolly, Dr. Holcomb said, “It is truly an honor to receive this award for the third time in a row. I am honored to be recognized among my peers for my efforts to help people attain their aesthetic goals with a commitment to providing an exceptional level of skill and professionalism to all those in my care.”

Dr. Holcomb is also a respected expert and published author in medical aesthetic areas including erbium- YAG laser surgery of the skin, fiber laser surgery of the face and neck, and integration of these and other technologies with facial rejuvenation surgery. Dr. Holcomb co-developed the AccuLift™ laser facial contouring procedure, introduced the procedure on CBS’ award-winning television show “The Doctors” and integrated these techniques with aging face surgery (Laser Assisted Facelift) for his patients at HKPS.

About Dr. Holcomb

Dr. Holcomb has over twenty years of surgical experience and has hospital affiliation with Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Dr. Holcomb completed a surgery internship (Department of Surgery) and residency training (Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery) at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which is consistently rated among the best in the country by US News and World Report. He then completed a fellowship in advanced cosmetic facial plastic surgery with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Currently a member of the Florida Medical Association, Dr. Holcomb is a past president of the Sarasota County Medical Society and of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and has received numerous accolades.

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About Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and MedSpa

With their main office located in beautiful downtown Sarasota, and services also available at locations in Lakewood Ranch and Tampa, Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and H|K MedSpa offers a comprehensive range of aesthetic surgical and non-surgical treatments that enhance the lives of men and women. The founding physicians of the practice include J. David Holcomb, M.D. (Facial Plastic and Cosmetic Laser Surgeon) and Joshua Kreithen, M.D. (Breast and Body Contouring Specialist). The AAAASF-accredited facility includes a private outpatient ambulatory surgical center.

Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery is renowned for its expertise in facial plastic surgery, plastic surgery of the breasts and body and cosmetic laser surgery. Additional core areas of focus within H|K MedSpa include non- and minimally-invasive body contouring, facial aesthetics, medical hair restoration, laser skin rejuvenation and medical skin care. With its comprehensive range of services and dedicated staff the practice has developed a reputation as one of the most advanced centers in Florida. Receipt of the Allergan “Black Diamond Award” is an objective benchmark for the practice’ success, ranking it among the top 1% of practices in the entire country providing Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm (including Voluma) injectable gel, Latisse, Natrelle breast implants and SkinMedica skin care.

The Holcomb – Kreithen Plastic Surgery and MedSpa staff is comprised of an extraordinary group of professionals whose primary goal is to safely empower individuals to reach their full potential. They are committed to treating patients and each other with kindness, compassion and dignity at all times. For more information, visit


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