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Mark J. Kanter, MD, FACS

Accepting New Patients

Mark Kanter

TPMG – Peninsula Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery

4000 Coliseum Drive
Suite 110
Hampton, VA 23666

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(757) 827-8718

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.




Cosmetic Surgeon in Hampton, VA

Mark J. Kanter, MD, FACS of TPMG Peninsula Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery completed his undergraduate degree with distinction in Biology and Chemistry at Virginia Military Institute and earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Kentucky, which included training at The Indiana Hand Center, and additional post-graduate fellowship training in cosmetic surgery. Dr. Kanter is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Kanter has been practicing in Hampton Roads for over 25 years, completing over 5,000 major procedures and thousands of minor procedures. His office, located on the Sentara Careplex campus in Hampton, features an in-office accredited operating room.

Dr. Kanter grew up in Virginia and married his high school sweetheart. They have five adult children.  He enjoys mentoring students, supporting local artists, and spending time outdoors engaging in activities such as whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking and bicycling.

Dr. Kanter joined TPMG in 2016 and welcomes patients to contact his office to reserve an appointment for a cosmetic or reconstructive consultation.

In-Office Accredited Operating Room

Dr. Kanter’s office features an American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. (AAAASF) accredited operating room where he performs numerous procedures covered by insurance in a discreet and secure environment.

Hampton, VA Cosmetic Surgeon Specializing in:

    • Breast reduction
    • Facial Skin Cancer
    • Skini Lesion Resection
    • Functional Eyelid Surgery
    • Nasal Surgery
    • Scar Revision
    • Hand Surgery Procedures

Breast reconstruction and body contouring after extreme weight loss are also commonly completed in area hospital facilities.  Consultations for procedures to treat confirmed pre-existing conditions are often covered by insurance with a specialist copayment. Consultations for cosmetic procedures are free of charge.

With the benefit of an in-office accredited operating room, Dr. Kanter is able to perform many procedures typically performed at a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center in this more cost-effective environment. The operating costs of an in-office operating room are much lower than hospitals.

Many options are available for anesthesia including local injections only, IV sedation, blocks, and general anesthesia. Many of the procedures performed by Dr. Kanter can be done under a local anesthetic; however, the most appropriate anesthetic option for a given procedure may vary with patient preference and/or procedure requirements. Dr. Kanter enjoys discussing the many options for cosmetic surgery in Hampton Roads with his patients during office consultations.


Dr. Mark Kanter’s Printable Biography


Undergraduate: B.S. in Biology & Chemistry, Virginia Military Institute
Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency: The University of Kentucky & The Indiana Hand Center
Fellowship: Cosmetic Surgery
Board Certified: American Board of Plastic Surgery


2021 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2019 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2017 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2016 Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc”