Combining knowledge, expertise and a personal touch.


Double board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. Director of Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at University Hospitals-Cleveland Medical Center. Assistant Professor at Case Western Reserve University in both Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Diana Chuong Ponsky is double board certified in facial plastic and head and neck surgery, carrying certification from both the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology.  She has over 10 years of experience in cosmetic surgery of the face.  As one of Cleveland’s premier facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Ponsky has performed over 800 rhinoplasties emphasizing the importance of form as well as function.


She is proud to be recognized as one of Castle Connolly top doctors, where she was nominated by thousands of her peers in an extensive survey process of American doctors.   Dr. Ponsky has also been named as one of Cleveland’s top facial plastic surgeons in Cleveland Magazine’s Top Doctors.  Dr. Ponsky built her reputation on flawless functional and cosmetic results and impeccable care of her patients.   She has been featured numerous times on television news shows and in national beauty magazines.


She  completed her Doctor of Medicine degree and her residency in head and neck surgery at Georgetown University graduating in 2005 with the honor of the distinguished Roy Sessions Exemplary Chief Resident award.

Following residency , Dr. Ponsky completed fellowship training with the world-renowned Dr. Bahman Guyuron in facial aesthetic and reconstructive surgery at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, with a focus on rhinoplasty and facial aesthetic surgery including eye-lifts, neck-lifts, & facelifts. After completion of her fellowship, Dr. Ponsky was asked to join Dr. Guyuron’s department of Plastic Surgery as well as the department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at CWRU- University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio.


She is currently Director of the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Ear, Nose and Throat Institute of University Hospitals- Case Medical Center.  Dr. Ponsky enjoys teaching both plastic surgery and otolaryngology residents at Case Medical Center as an Assistant Professor.


Dr. Ponsky has had professional speaking engagements across the United States at universities and national meetings on facial aesthetics.   She has a number of peer-reviewed medical publications in major journals on rhinoplasty and facial aesthetic procedures.   She has a special interest in rhinoplasty, both functional and aesthetic.


In addition to her professional experience, Dr. Ponsky is actively involved in many Cleveland charities- including Medwish and Medworks.  She also participates in FACE TO FACE, an organization through which provides cosmetic surgery to domestic abuse women.

Ponsky & Frankel Facial Plastic Surgery
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