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Dr. Larry C. Leverett

A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Leverett specializes in aesthetic surgery of the breast, body and face. He believes the decision to have surgery should be individualized, extremely gratifying and that patient education is paramount in that decision. Complemented by an educated, nurturing staff that augments service and attention to detail, Dr. Leverett uses his skill and artistry to optimize each patient’s unique results. Dr. Leverett is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Lipoplasty Society, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Arizona Society of Plastic Surgeons. His exceptional medical training includes an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, a medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, a general surgery residency at Maricopa Medical Center and a plastic surgery residency at Wright State University, as well as published plastic surgical manuscripts, all culminating in a state-of-the-art 18-year private practice, Body By Leverett!

Important fact when choosing a Plastic Surgeon

Because any medical doctor can legally perform any cosmetic procedure, without obtaining any specific certification, and because certification boards are self-regulating, you need to find out which board your physician is certified with.

The American Board of Plastic Surgery’s is one of the most rigorous for this specialty and the only certification for whole-body plastic surgery recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties that provides training and assessment for entire body cosmetic, plastic surgery, and reconstructive treatments. The American Board of Medical Specialties is a nonprofit organization that’s widely recognized as a leader in physician certification. Members of the ABPS have completed residences in both general surgery and plastic surgery and are trained to do all procedures from liposuction to nose jobs. The American Board of Medical Specialties runs a website, CertificationMatters.org, where patients can see if their doctor is certified by a rigorous board.

{Excerpt from article written By Elizabeth O’Brien and Jim Rendon on Marketwatch.com Nov. 4, 2013.}