Cynthia Elliott, M.D., has practiced medicine in the Tampa Bay area since 1990, opening Skinspirations, a practice devoted exclusively to cosmetic medicine, in 2005, & her cosmetic medical training company, ExpertEsthetics, providing hands-on training, in 2008.

Originally residency-trained & board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Elliott has over 15 years experience in the practice of emergency medicine and over 13 years practicing aesthetic medicine exclusively. She has performed more than 11,000 Botox Cosmetic treatments, more than 10,000 injectable facial filler treatments, & over 600 laser resurfacing treatments, which is more experience than most cosmetic doctors in the entire Tampa Bay area.

With her combination of experience in emergency & cosmetic medicine, you can be assured you're getting the most effective treatment for your concerns to provide the best and safest results possible.


An expert’s expert, Dr. Elliott currently serves as an Expert Witness in Cosmetic Medicine for the Florida Board of Medicine. Because of her reputation and experience, she's also been chosen by several esthetic medical product companies including Allergan, the company that makes Botox® Cosmetic and Juvederm™; Suneva Medical, the makers of Artefill® (now Bellafill); & Cutera Lasers; to train other practitioners in those techniques that provide safe, effective results.

Originally from Chicago, Dr. Elliott obtained her M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then completed her residency in Emergency Medicine at Denver General Hospital and the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Before attending medical school she was enrolled in the Ph.D. program in Physiological Psychology at Indiana University where she taught and did research. She has been on staff at Bayfront Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, University Community Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital and served on the faculty of the USF School of Medicine.

When nonsurgical cosmetic medicine began to emerge as a new medical specialty, Dr. Elliott spent two years training in cosmetic dermatology & laser techniques with a private dermatologist before opening Skinspirations. She is now one of the most experienced aesthetic physicians in Tampa Bay, with a staff of practitioners & estheticians who provide an unequaled level of quality care.

Dr. Elliott is a member of:

    • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons


    • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery


    • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine


    • Pinellas County Medical Association


    • International Cellular Medicine Society

Dr. Elliott resides in Clearwater, in a home that she rarely sees, with her pets including four cats, two dogs and her spousal equivalent.


"My only concern with Skinspirations & Dr. Elliott is that if word "gets out" about how phenomenal she is & how she teaches the procedures on a national level to other physicians, I'll have to wait 2-3 months for an appointment!"

"You are a prime example of how doctors can be brilliant while being warm and caring and funny all at the same time." - Judge K. Vance, Tampa