1994 – Present
Leonard Tachmes, M.D.,P.A.
3569 S Miami Ave
Suite 5003
Miami Florida 33133



D.O.B: March 9, 1959
Bilingual: English and Spanish


1982 – 1986
Jefferson Medical College – M.D.
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


1977 – 1981
Duke University – B.S.
Durham, North Carolina


1974 – 1977
Miami Beach Senior High
Miami Beach, Florida


1993 – 1994
Fellowship – Reconstructive Microsurgery
Plastic Surgery of the Breast
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York


1991 – 1993
Residency – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


1987 – 1991
Residency – General Surgery
Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Brooklyn New York


1986 – 1987
Internship – General Surgery
Mary Imogene Basset Hospital
Cooperstown, New York


Active Member: American Society of Plastic Surgeons


1. Tachmes, L., Fernandez, R., Sackner, M.A., Hemodynamic Effects of Smoking Cigarettes of High and Low Nicotine Content. Chest 1978:74:243-246

2. Kung M., Tachmes, L., Birch, S.J., R.J., Abraham, W.M., Sacker, M.A.: Hemodynamics at Rest and During Exercise in Comfortable, Hot and Cold Environments, Measurement with a Rebreathing Technique, Bull Europe Physiopath Resp. 1980; 16:429-441

3. Guercio, J., Saketkhoo, K., Birch, S.J., R., Tachmes, L., Sackner, M.A.: Effect of Nasal Provocation with Histamine, Ragweed, Pollen and Ragweed Aerosol in Normal and Allergic Subjects. AM Rev Resp Dis. 1979: 19:69

4. Sackner, M.A., Tachmes, L., Anderson, P., Kim, C.S.: The Effects of Breathing Dioxide on Nasal Airflow Resistance and Nasal Mucous Velocity of Normal Subjects and Patients with Allergic and / or Vasomotor Rhinitis. Am Rev RespDis. 1982; 125:164

5. Sackner, M.A., Tachmes, L., Anderson, P., Kim, C.A.: The Effects of Breathing Sulfate Aerosols of Two Hours on Pulmonary Function, Breathing Pattern, Aerosol Deposition and Broncoreactivity. Am Rev Resp Dis. 1983; 127:161

6. Wang, S., Basu, S., Thomsen, S., Marina, C., Tachmes, L., Jacobowitz, II., Cunningham, J.N.: Aneurysm Formation in Laser Assisted Microvascular Anastomoses: Etiology, Growth Rate and Prevention. Vas Surg. October 1990: 571-577

7. Woloszyn, T.T ., Marini, C., Coon, M., Tachmes, L., Nathan, L., Acinapura, A. Cunningham, J., Partial Exsanguination Effectively Controls Proximal Hypertension and Protects the Spinal Cord During Thoracic Aortic Crossclamping. Surg Forum. 1989: XL: 1943 – 195

8. Tachmes, L., Woloszyn, T.T., Marini, C., M., Eastlick, L., Shaftan, G.A., Saltzman, E.: Parotid Gland and Facial Nerve Trauma. A Retrospective Review. J Trauma., 1990:30: 11 1395-1398

9. Marini C., Woloszyn, T.T., Coons, M., Tachmes, L., Nathan, I., Cunningham, J.N., Jacobwitz, I., Efficacy of Right Atrial Infusion of PGE 1 in Sepsis Induced Pulmonary Hypertension In the Pig J Surg Res 1990;49: 476-782

10. Tachmes, L., Wolszyn, T.T., Coons, M., Marini,C., Pasu, S., Wang., Damaini, P., Cunningham, J.N.: Laser Assisted Vascular Anastomoses in Growing Pigs: Compliance, Patency, Flow Velocity and Vessell growth. Chest 1990:96, 2:74S

11. Tachmes, L., Adler, H., Woloszyn, T.T.., Coons, M., Damiani, P., Marini,C., Horovitz, J.: Role of Arachidonic AcidMetaboloties in Oleic Acid Induced Pulmonary Injury in a Canine Model: Effect of Ketoconazole ( Thromboxane Sunthetase Inhibitor. Amer Surg. 1997;57, 3:171-177

12. Angus, L., Adler, H., Halili, F., Tachmes, L., Gintautas, J.: Laceration of the Internal Thoracic Artery During Placement of a Central Venous Catheter : A Rare Complication. Clinic Intensive Care. 1991:2,237-240

13. Tachmes, L., Lee, R., Book Review: Pedicle Flaps of the Upper Limb, Vascular Anatomy, Surgical Technique and Current Indications. Arch Surg. Vol 128,3/93.P.360

14. Gottlieb, L., Tachmes, L., Pielet, R., Improved Drainage of the Radial Artery Forearm Free Flap: Use of the Profoundis cubitals Vein. J Reconc Micros. 1993;9,4:281-284