Thomas J. Zaydon, MD, FACS Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae


Contact this IME Doctor

  • Company: Plastic Surgery Institute
  • Phone: 305 856 3030
  • Cell: 305 773 1411
  • Fax: 305 285 9423
  • Website:

Specialty 1: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Focus: Burns, Scars, Displaced Implants, Plastic Surgery, Facial Fractures, Dog Bites, Wound Care, Nasal Fractures, Laser Burns, Air Bag Facial Burns, Hand Injuries, Finger Injuries, Lower Extremity Burns, Slip and Fall Accidents

Medical School: Drexel University

License(s): FL, LA

Years in Practice: 20+

  • 20+ years performing IMEs
  • 300 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 130+ times

IME Certification: State of Florida, expert medical examiner

IME Training: Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners

Additional Information

Dr. Zaydon is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgery with over 20 years of experience. He treats the following patients: burns, nasal fractures, facial fractures, open wound, skin ulcers, scars, ruptured/displaced breast/body implants. He has hands on experience with difficult catastrophic cases including severe burn victims. He is the Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mercy hospital, he is the former President of the Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons and former President of Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons. He served on the board of trustees for the Southeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. He serves on the review board for a major insurance company that reviews doctors malpractice insurance claims. He reviews cases/authorizations for a large worker's compensation carrier. He has worked with plaintiff and defense firms. Doctor Zaydon has impeccable credentials and has privileges at 11 major hospitals/ASC facilities.