FCMH Specialist Spotlight
Dr. Walter Bernacki
Fayette County Memorial Hospital is pleased to introduce you to Dr. Walter
Bernacki. A native of Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Bernacki decided to establish
and grow his practice, Ohio Plastic Surgery Specialists, in his hometown.
He has expanded his services to include Fayette County Memorial Hospital
where he sees patients in the Specialty Clinic of Medical Arts Building
2 and performs surgeries. Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Walter L.
Bernacki has received many accolades throughout his plastic surgery career
and is recognized as one of the best plastic surgeons in Ohio. Utilizing
his education and almost two decades of experience, Dr. Bernacki offers
multifaceted professionalism and a wealth of plastic surgery expertise
Dr. Walter L. Bernacki is considered an authority on all facets of plastic
surgery and is well-trained to complete cosmetic surgeries like breast
augmentation, facelifts, rhinoplasty, liposuction and breast lifts. He
also is accomplished in the area of reconstructive surgery, including
breast reduction, breast reconstruction (e.g. after mastectomy), facial
reconstruction, skin reduction after weight loss and other reconstructive
surgeries. Not only is Dr. Bernacki a top choice for many doctors when
referring patients, but he is also the first choice for many doctors,
nurses and healthcare workers when seeking cosmetic or reconstructive
procedures for themselves or their family members. Dr. Bernacki’s
credentials include being certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery
and a part of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He also has been
a member of the Columbus Society of Plastic Surgeons since its foundation.
Because of his in-depth training and hands on experience Dr. Bernacki
has been selected as Division Chair of Plastic Surgery at Mount Carmel
East Hospital and Section Chief of Plastic Surgery at St. Ann’s
Hospital. In these roles he is constantly advising other doctors on plastic
and reconstructive surgeries and patient care.
Additionally, Dr. Bernacki is recognized for his superlative compassion
and patient care. He founded Ohio Plastic Surgery Specialists around his
strong belief that all patients should be cared for like family. It is
because of his standard in excellent care that Ohio Plastic Surgery Specialists
has grown to add more staff and locations to better serve patients.
Dr. Bernacki earned his bachelor’s degree, Cum Laude, from Miami
University and his medical degree from The Ohio State University College
of Medicine. He did his residency at Ohio State in General Surgery and
Critical Care. Dr. Bernacki also completed a two-year fellowship in Plastic
Surgery with Summa Health System where he was trained by some of the premier
Dr. Bernacki is the medical consultant for 610 WTVN. Every Sunday, from
5:00 to 6:00 PM, Dr. Bernacki discusses procedures, takes calls and gives
advice from his extensive experience. His radio podcast,
‘On Call with Dr. Walt’ as a great way to learn about various surgical topics!
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bernacki, contact the FCMH Specialty
Clinic, at 740-333-2755.