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Dr. Stephen Perkins Named as Top Doctor For 2019

Dr. Stephen Perkins was named recently by his peers as an Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doctor for 2019. Dr. Perkins and all of his partners at Meridian Plastic Surgeons made this year’s list: Dr. Bruce Van Natta, Dr. Christine Kelley and Dr. Michael Sadove.

Dr, Perkins has been included in the Top Docs for more than 20 years.

This year’s listing was compiled by Healthcare research and information company Castle Connolly Medical. They asked physicians to recommend someone they would see themselves or recommend to a family member in Central Indiana.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Named as Top Doctor For 2018

Dr. Stephen Perkins was named recently by his peers as an Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doctor for 2018. Dr. Perkins and all of his partners at Meridian Plastic Surgeons made this year’s list: Dr. Bruce Van Natta, Dr. Christine Kelley and Dr. Michael Sadove.

Dr. Perkins has been included in the Top Docs for more than 20 years.

This year’s listing was compiled by Healthcare research and information company Castle Connolly Medical. They asked physicians to recommend someone they would see themselves or recommend to a family member in Central Indiana.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Named as Top Doc For 2017

Dr. Stephen Perkins was recently named as a 2017 Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine for Facial Plastic Surgery. He has been included for over 20 years. Healthcare research and information company Castle Connolly Medical, LTD., compiled this year’s Top Docs list of honorees by asking physicians in Central Indiana to recommend doctors they would see themselves or suggest to a family member.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Is Key Invited Guest Faculty in Seoul

Stephen Perkins, MD photographed with the faculty from the 13th Annual Asan Rhinoplasty Symposium in Seoul.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Recently Named as Top Doc For 2016

Dr. Stephen Perkins was recently named as a 2016 Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine for Facial Plastic Surgery. He has been included for the last 20 years.Healthcare research and information company Castle Connolly Medical, LTD., compiled this year’s Top Docs list of honorees by asking physicians in Central Indiana to recommend doctors they would see themselves or suggest to a family member.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Named Top Doc For 2015

Stephen W. Perkins, MD was recently named as a 2015 Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Stephen Perkins To Be Installed As President of the Indianapolis Medical Society

Stephen W. Perkins, MD, will be installed as the 142nd President of the Indianapolis Medical Society on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 during the regularly-scheduled IMS Board Meeting in the Indianapolis Medical Society’s Conference Center, 631 E. New York Street, Indianapolis. In order to focus on his philosophy for the coming year, Dr. Perkins has decided to forego a “formal” Inaugural.

Dr. Perkins is from Indianapolis and attended North Central High School and DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1977. From 1977 to 1979, Dr. Perkins completed his post-graduate internship and surgery training at St. Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis. From 1979 to 1982, he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis and became Board Certified in October 1982. He completed a year of specialized fellowship training with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama, from 1982 to 1983.

Dr. Perkins’ fellowship experience was focused on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the nose, eyes, face, head and neck. In 1991, he became board certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).

For 32 years of private practice in Indianapolis Dr. Perkins has always specialized in and limited his practice to facial plastic surgery. He founded and built the Meridian Plastic Surgery Center in 1990 – Indianapolis’ first privately owned surgery center created solely for plastic surgery. Thirteen years ago he formed his current group practice, Meridian Plastic Surgeons – a unique collaboration of facial plastic and plastic surgeons for the betterment and total care of patients.

Dr. Perkins is actively involved in teaching facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as an AAFPRS Fellowship Director for the past 26 years. In addition, he holds the appointment of Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the IU School of Medicine.

Serving 11 years on the Board of Directors and as past President of the AAFPRS, Dr. Perkins regularly makes presentations at national and international meetings and symposiums. He has recently been an invited speaker in the Netherlands, Mexico, Switzerland, Turkey, Italy, Germany, England, Norway, Columbia, and most recently Brazil. He is also an author and editor for numerous peer-reviewed medical publications, including articles in major journals and book chapters.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Named As 2014 Top Doc

Dr. Stephen Perkins was recently named as a Top Doc in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine.

Dr. Stephen Perkins Named As Top Doc

Dr. Stephen Perkins was recently named as a Top Doctor in Indianapolis Monthly Magazine’s Top Doc issue.

Recognitions

Dr. Stephen Perkins has received numerous awards and honors, the most outstanding being:

  • The William K. Wright Award by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for his outstanding contributions to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery – 2009.
  • The F. Mark Rafaty Memorial Award by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for outstanding contributions to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as excellence in audio/visual presentation – 2007. 
  • The John Dickinson’s Teacher’s Award by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for sharing knowledge about facial plastic surgery with effective use of audio visuals – 2005.
  • The first recipient of the Distinguished Education Award in facial plastic surgery presented by the Educational and Research Foundation of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1988.
  • The Outstanding Service Honor in 1984 by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Perkins was selected for 2011-2012 as one of the “Best Doctors in America” and has been featured for over twenty years in the Indianapolis Monthly magazine’s Top Doctors issue, a national survey that names Indianapolis’ top-tier physicians. Dr. Perkins was selected as one of America’s top plastic surgeons in Consumers’ Research Council of America’s 2007 Edition of “Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons”.