DR. MICHAEL EDWARDS
Few plastic surgeons can match the reputation Dr. Michael Edwards has earned for his combination of surgical skill and sense of aesthetic harmony, especially in the field of primary and revision breast surgery. Named one of the Top Plastic Surgeons in America and in Las Vegas, Dr. Edwards’ national status is underscored by his election as president of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) in 2014, and being appointed by the Governor to the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners. Board certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Edwards is known for providing patients with exceptional care from the initial consultation, in the operating room and through postoperative follow-up.
If you’d like to learn more about breast augmentation, breast lift with augmentation all types of revision breast surgery, breast lift and breast reduction here in Las Vegas, request a consultation online to meet personally with Dr. Edwards, or call our office at 702-822-2100 to schedule an appointment.
Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
Current Member of the Following Associations:
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) – Past President
- American Surgery Education and Research Foundation (ASERF)
- American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
- American College of Surgeons (Governor)
- Clark County Medical Society (Past President)
SKILLS HONED BY EXPERIENCE
The path Dr. Edwards followed to establish a successful private plastic surgery practice in Las Vegas included serving in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 2003. It was during his military career that he earned his medical degree from F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, followed by a general surgery residency at David Grant Medical Center in California. He then completed a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center in Texas. In the Air Force, Dr. Edwards served as chief of surgery, chief of plastic surgery, and chief of staff. Additionally, he served a tour in Kuwait supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Edwards takes a special interest in breast surgery and is one of the metro area’s most trusted surgeons for revisionary breast procedures, as well as primary breast augmentation, breast reduction, and breast lift. Dr. Edwards has published in peer reviewed journals and lectures both nationally and internationally to plastic surgeons and residents about ways to avoid and treat breast revision patients. In our gallery of breast before and after photos, you can see the results of Dr. Edwards’ work for yourself.
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE
Dr. Edwards isn’t the type to sit on the sidelines. Having served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly 20 years, he understands that a single person can make a difference for a patient, for an organization, or for his or her country. Since entering private practice in 2003, he has remained active in both local and national plastic surgery associations, championing research and education with the goal of continually improving results for patients who undergo cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery. Dr. Edwards was responsible for patient safety legislation in Nevada called the Truth in Advertising Bill. Dr. Edwards was recently appointed by Gov. Sandoval to serve as a Board Member for the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners. These highlight Dr Edwards’ strong belief in patient safety.
PATIENT CARE & SAFETY
As a member of the premier plastic surgery practice in Las Vegas, Anson, Edwards and Higgins Plastic Surgery Associates, Dr. Edwards, his colleagues, and all of the staff are dedicated to ensuring that patients receive the best care possible. Board-certified anesthesiologists are present during all surgical procedures, which are performed in a fully certified surgical facility. Dr. Edwards believes new techniques and devices should be thoroughly proven to be effective before he adopts them for his patients, a stance that sets him apart.