Appointments Referring Phsyicians
The Ohio State University Plastic Surgery
915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 2140
Columbus, OH 43212
Ph: 614.259.7920
Fax: 614.293.9024

Maristella Evangelista, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Maristella Evangelista’s surgical expertise includes complex reconstruction, microvascular and cancer reconstructive surgery. She also has a special focus in aesthetic surgery, including procedures to enhance the appearance of the face, breast and body, as well as nonsurgical treatments for facial rejuvenation.

Education / Specialty Training

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine, MD/MBA in Health Management
  • Residency: University of California Irvine, Plastic Surgery Integrated Residency Program
  • Fellowship: University of California San Francisco, Microsurgery Fellowship

Specialty and Clinical Interests

  • Microsurgery, oncological reconstruction, and trauma
  • Upper and lower extremity reconstruction
  • Breast augmentation, breast reduction, and breast lifts
  • Body contouring, including tummy tucks and liposuction
  • Body reshaping following bariatric surgery or weight loss
  • Facial rejuvenation, including facelifts, blepharoplasty, and nose and ear procedures
  • Nonsurgical procedures, including BOTOX® Cosmetic and soft tissue filler injections

Research Interests

Dr. Evangelista conducts research on post-mastectomy radiation effects, wound care, and innovations in breast cancer diagnosis and reconstruction. She has been involved with mobile application development for surgical education and has an interest in quality improvement and clinical outcomes.

Honors and Involvement

  • Outstanding Surgical Resident of the Year 2011
  • AMA Young Physician Section Alternate Delegate for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Candidate Member, American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery