Atlanta facial plastic surgeon Elizabeth Whitaker, M.D., F.A.C.S., has been named one of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine for 2021, a distinction based on outstanding accomplishments and dedication to the field of medicine.

Recipients are recognized annually based on peer nominations to honor those who contribute to the advancement of healthcare through clinical care, research, community service, education, and leadership. Each woman is featured in a publicized list that includes information about the doctor, their accepted insurance, medical facility affiliations, training, and specifics on expertise in each of their profiles.

“I am beyond thrilled to be recognized as one of Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine,” Dr. Whitaker said. “While improving the quality of life for my patients by helping them achieve their aesthetic goals will forever be my objective, it’s always a delight to be acknowledged in such a way, and alongside other esteemed colleagues in their respective fields.”