We found 7 facial plastic surgeons near Columbus, OH.

Dr. Ian Lee Valerio, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
915 Olentangy River Road; Suite 2140
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Ian Valerio is a facial plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist in Columbus, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Valerio include microsurgery, breast implants, and burns. He accepts Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Valerio attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Wounds, Burns, Injuries, Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Leslie Rhan Kim, MPH, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
915 Olentangy River Road; Suite 4000
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Leslie Kim is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Kim performed her residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, eyelid surgery, and dermabrasion. The average patient rating for Dr. Kim is 5.0 stars out of 5. She speaks Korean. Dr. Kim's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Dysport Injection, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Chaz Luke Stucken, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
420 North James Road
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Chaz Stucken's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His education and training includes medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Dr. Stucken's areas of expertise include facial problems, rosacea, and dermabrasion. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS), the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System, and Columbus VA Ambulatory Care Center.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Dermabrasion, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, CO2 ... (Read more)

Dr. Lowell Arick Forrest, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Otolaryngology
915 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. L. Forrest practices facial plastic surgery, general surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Columbus, OH. These areas are among Dr. Forrest's clinical interests: shortness of breath (dyspnea), nose cancer, and sleep apnea. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Carmel East and Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Graves Disease, Vocal Cord Paralysis, Tumor, Nosebleeds, Sore Throat, Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
300 W 10th Avenue; Suite 521b
Columbus, OH
 

Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
915 Olentangy River Road; 4th Floor
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Yalon Dolev's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
915 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH
 

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What is Facial Plastic Surgery?

Facial plastic surgeons are physicians who provide surgical or medical treatment to change the appearance of the face, head, or neck. We communicate a great deal through tiny, natural movements of the face, so the work of a facial plastic surgeon requires an unusually high level of skill.

Facial plastic surgeons provide a number of treatment options, such as:
  • Cosmetic surgery, intended to enhance the appearance. These procedures are usually considered elective, although they can be psychologically very important to patients. Cosmetic procedures seek to increase physical beauty, and can include facelifts, liposuction, and nose jobs.
  • Reconstructive surgery, to correct the appearance. Often these procedures are considered medically necessary and treat patients who are experiencing negative effects due to an aspect of their appearance. Procedures that can be considered reconstructive may include the removal of birthmarks and scars, repairs after serious accidents, and the correction of problems such as cleft palate.
  • Medical treatments that do not involve surgery. This category of procedures includes Botox, wrinkle treatments, injectable fillers, or medical skin products.

Facial plastic surgeons may have trained as plastic surgeons first, but most physicians who specialize in facial plastic surgery actually begin as otolaryngologists, or ear, nose, and throat doctors. A large part of the training that all otolaryngologists receive in medical school involves surgery on the face, and facial plastic surgery is considered the largest subspecialty of otolaryngology.

The field of facial plastic surgery is changing rapidly, with new advances in the past few years, such as laser therapy, minimally invasive surgery, and microsurgery. Facial plastic surgeons are able to use this knowledge to help you feel confident about the face you present to the world.
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