Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Kutlu is a well-established plastic surgeon with a reputation for excellence and for abiding by the highest ethical standards. He has demonstrated leadership in his field through his service to the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons and was elected by his peers to represent the organization as its president for 2008-2009.
He has also recently served as the head of the plastic surgery sections at both Morristown Medical Center (2012-2014) and St. Clare’s Hospital (2009-2012).
Dr. Kutlu has a thriving practice that specializes in a broad-spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. Through his extensive training in some of New York City’s finest hospitals, he has acquired a particular interest and talent in helping patients achieve a natural-looking beauty through aesthetic surgeries of the breast, body and face.
A consummate professional, he will treat you with the respect you deserve while educating you on the best possible options for addressing your concerns. With Dr. Kutlu you can be assured your consultation will remain confidential and all of your questions will be answered fully and honestly.
Education & Training
Dr. Kutlu graduated with a degree in Biology from Johns Hopkins University in 1984. He subsequently graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1988.
He completed a highly selective 5-year residency in General Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and a fellowship in Plastic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Montefiore Medical Center.
Dr. Kutlu received his original board certification in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in 1997 and underwent recertification in 2006.
- Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, MD (1988)
- Johns Hopkins University, BA (1984)
Dr. Kutlu is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Kutlu has served as Chief of the Plastic Surgery Section at Morristown Medical Center (2012-2014) and Head of Plastic Surgery Section at St. Clare’s Hospital (2009-2012).
- Morristown Medical Center
- St. Clare’s Medical Center
- Overlook Hospital
Professional Organizations and Societies
Dr. Kutlu is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons.
- American Society of Plastic Surgery
- New York/New Jersey Regional Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
- New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons
- NJ State Medical Society
- Morris County Medical Society
Areas of Expertise
Dr. Kutlu specializes in a wide array of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. In particular, he is drawn to surgeries of the face, breast and body when he knows he can make a significant improvement in the patient’s appearance and quality of life.
It should be noted that Dr. Kutlu has a specific interest in breast reconstruction after mastectomy. His professionalism and compassion lend themselves to working closely with cancer patients who are dealing with the emotional as well as physical effects of their illness. In addition he has devoted time and expertise to the charitable organization Healing the Children, which provides free medical care to children in need throughout the world.
Dr. Kutlu relaxes by spending time with his wife and two sets of twins. He is also active in pursuits of woodworking and motorcycle restoration and is a member of a local musical group playing the drums and bass guitar.