Dr. Rita Shats

Rita Shats, M.D.

Dr. Rita Shats is highly trained cosmetic gynecologist at Plus Cosmetic Surgery Center. She joined our practice in 2021 and has extensive experience as an Ob/Gyn. Dr. Shats has received multiple awards and recognition for her work in the gynecology field in New York. She offers unique procedures to our patients, such as vaginal rejuvenation and other GYN services.  

If you’re interested in vaginal rejuvenation or to learn more about your cosmetic gynecology options, contact Plus Cosmetic Surgery Center today at 954-507-6636 to schedule your consultation with Dr. Shats. Dr. Shats speaks Italian and Spanish and is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.

Dr. Shats offers these procedures at Plus Cosmetic Surgery Center:

  • Vaginoplasty
  • Revision of Episiotomy
  • Vaginal Relaxation
  • Labiaplasty
  • Clitoral Hood Reduction
  • Perineoplasty
  • Hymenoplasty

Education & Research 

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Bernard Baruch College, Dr. Rita Shats earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at Ross University School of Medicine in 2003. She then completed her three-year residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Center of New York at the Staten Island Division in the Obstetrics and Gynecology department (Ob/Gyn). During her residency training, Dr. Shats was the Chief Resident, Research Coordinator, and Educational Activities Coordinator in the Ob/Gyn department. 

She worked with Dr. Richard Grazi in Genesis Infertility Reproductive Endocrinology and completed Family Planning and Galloway Fellowship rotations at Metropolitan Hospital and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her time at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center included research involvement in multiple areas on topics such as maternal factors and effects on birth weight and gestational age as well as maternal obesity, weight gain, pregnancy, and ultrasound features of placental pathology. 

Dr. Shats is a founding physician of Pavlides, Benson & Shats Ob/Gyn Associates, P.C. in Staten Island, and serves at Richmond University Medical Center as an Attending Physician, Associate Director of Gynecology, and Director of Family Planning Clinic. She is also the Director of Medical Education at the American University of Antigua & St. George School of Medicine. 

Awards, Honors, and Certifications

Rita Shats, M.D., was the 2017 recipient of the Power Woman in Business Award and America’s Top Ob/Gyn Award in 2013. During her education, Dr. Shats received multiple dean’s list awards, including the Dean’s Scholar Award. Her certifications include: 

  • Certified Robotic Surgeon 
  • Board-Certified Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology 
  • Instructor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at New York Medical College
  • Certified in Basic and Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation 

Contact Dr. Rita Shats at Plus Cosmetic Surgery Center

Dr. Shats leads our Cosmetic Gynecology and other GYN services at our South Florida practice. If you’re interested in vaginal rejuvenation or have other concerns, contact Plus Cosmetic Surgery Center today at 954-507-6636 to schedule your consultation. We provide cosmetic surgery and gynecology to patients in surrounding areas of South Florida and offer services to those living outside of Florida state as well. 

Dr. Rita Shats Specials

Vaginismus treatment


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$500 deposit

Vaginoplasty + Perineoplasty


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$500 deposit



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$500 deposit

Labiaplasty + fat grafting to Labia Majora


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$500 deposit

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Rita Shats

    Our practice is designed to accommodate out-of-town patients. From the moment you fill out this form to years beyond your procedure we will make sure that you are both comfortable and educated throughout your entire journey.

    We have created a system so that no matter if you are 2 hours away or 20 hours away you will be prepared. We have a specially curated list of lodging and travel accommodations, post-operative caretakers, recovery centers and transportation services.  The most convenient way to have a consultation with us if you are not local to South Florida is through our VIRTUAL CONSULTATION FORM.  A concierge from our facility will contact you with 24-48 hours.