He is graduated with honors from Howard University and is a recognized specialist in plastic surgery. As a Virginia native, he was pleased to return to the area after completing his training in Louisiana and form Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute in 2007. He trained at the prestigious Charity Hospital in New Orleans for seven years and earned degrees in both general and plastic surgery from Louisiana State University. During his tenure at LSU, he was appointed chief resident in both general and plastic surgery. The most qualified resident, as elected by the staff and his peers, holds this position. Dr. Mountcastle is currently board certified in general surgery and a candidate for membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery.
He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, which is reserved for members with all true honors accompanied by the responsibility to sustain the vision and goals of the society: Professionalism, Scholarship, Leadership and Service. Practicing aesthetic and reconstructive surgery for five years, Dr. Mountcastle is one of only a few plastic surgeons in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area who performs “DIEP”breast reconstruction . He is also the Medical Director of Radiance MedSpa in Fairfax, where he is now performing the SmartLipo MPX procedure – the latest development in laser lipolysis. Dr. Mountcastle also specializes in breast surgery, including augmentations, reductions, and reconstructions. His other areas of expertise include the treatment of VNUS Ablation, abdominoplasty and liposuction.
Dr. Mountcastle has been a speaker at various national conferences for plastic surgeons and has authored several papers on plastic and general surgery. Currently, he is on staff at INOVA Loudoun Hospital at Lansdowne, Va., INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital, INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Reston Hospital and Reston Outpatient Surgery Center, both in Reston, Va. By engaging patients in a thorough consultation, he is able to understand patient’s desires and concerns. This dialogue is then incorporated into the surgical process. Dr. Mountcastle is known by his patients for his warm, personal demeanor, and his passion for the details of cosmetic surgery. An active member of his Clarendon, Va. community, he is deeply committed to community service and charitable endeavors such as children’s outreach and on-site assistance to medical missions in Honduras, Colombia, and Bolivia. Dr. Mountcastle also sits on the board of directors of Borromeo Housing Inc., which manages the Elizabeth House residential program for homeless teenage mothers and their children in Arlington, Va. Dr. Mountcastle enjoys spending time with his pug, Madison and participating in sports such as soccer, tennis, and boating, as well as both water- and snow-skiing.