Dr. Mercandetti has more than 20 years of experience and has helped restore (for medical reasons) as well as rejuvenate and reshape the faces of thousands (for cosmetic reasons). He is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who did a prestigious Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as a Preceptorship in Facial Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Mercandetti did his undergraduate work at Columbia University. He earned his Medical Doctor degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, after which time he attended the State University of New York at Buffalo for his Internship and Residency. After the completion of his training, Dr. Mercandetti was a commissioned officer and served on active duty in the US Air Force for four years. He was stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida and rose to the rank of Major. It was during his tenure in the Air Force that he did a Preceptorship in Facial Plastic Surgery. He then went on to do his Fellowship Training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago.
Dr. Mercandetti was born in the Bronx and raised in Manhattan. He has been practicing in Sarasota County for over 16 years. Dr. Mercandetti resides in Sarasota, Florida. He has been married since 1989 to his wife Laura, and has a daughter Gianna who is completing her Masters degree at the School of Dance at Florida State University and a son Chris who is in his sophomore year at University of Florida majoring in Finance.