Not quite ready to pack your travel bags for 2021?
A facial plastic surgery procedure is a great way to spend a staycation this year. You won’t have airports, hotels, luggage or long drives to hassle with. Have your surgery, then recover and relax in the privacy of your home.
Dr. Stephen Perkins is an international teaching surgeon and has over 35 years of expertise providing natural-looking results for happy patients.
Schedule your consultation today with Dr. Perkins, and plan your staycation. 317-575-0330
Stephen W. Perkins, MD of Meridian Plastic Surgeons, helped to direct the 2021 “Reaching New Peaks In Facial Plastic Surgery” Winter Symposium in Beaver Creek, CO. This was offered by Facial Plastic Surgery International, an educational foundation he co-founded with Capi Wever, MD, a colleague and Facial Plastic Surgeon from the Netherlands.
Dr. Perkins is the president of this organization and spoke on the topics of “Facelift Technique Proven For Lasting Results In the Neck”, “Dry Eye Syndrome After Blepharoplasty and Treatment Alternatives for Chemosis” and “Why Brow and Forehead Lifting Are Still Relevant”. He also participated on two panels titled “Pearls in Facelifting” and “Managing the Practice and Surgery Center In the Time of COVID-19”.
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Dr. Stephen Perkins was an invited faculty member at the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 Annual Meeting conducted virtually. Dr. Perkins gave a keynote lecture titled “My Facelift Philosophy and Techniques From a 36-Year Perspective”.
He presented multiple lectures on the topics of Blepharoplasty, Neck Lifting During Facelift and Upper Lip Dermabrasion. And, he moderated a panel that discussed Preservation Rhinoplasty.
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Perkins! He was named by his peers as an Indianapolis Monthly Magazine Top Doctor for 2020. Dr. Perkins’ partners at Meridian Plastic Surgeons also made this year’s list: Dr. Bruce Van Natta, Dr. Christine Kelley and Dr. Michael Sadove.
The Top Doctors listing was compiled by Healthcare research and information company, Castle Connolly Medical. They asked physicians in central Indiana to recommend someone they would see themselves or suggest to a family member.
World-renowned Facial Plastic Surgeon, Stephen W. Perkins, MD is a visionary and business pioneer. Thirty-seven years ago, when starting his practice in his hometown of Indianapolis, he had the vision of a local surgery center dedicated exclusively to plastic surgery.
Fast forward to November 2020, which marks the anniversary of his vision turned reality – as the Meridian Plastic Surgery Center is 30 years old. Dr. Perkins founded and built this facility, Indiana’s first privately owned surgery center created solely for plastic surgery – and the oldest of its type still in operation. It was designed as a center of excellence with a confidential, comfortable, “home-like” environment to bring high-end plastic surgery and aesthetic services to patients in Indianapolis – so they didn’t have to travel to larger cities.
Meridian Plastic Surgery Center (MPSC) has continued to grow and be successful. “MPSC is more than just a state-of-the-art accredited surgery center. It houses our surgical practice, Meridian Plastic Surgeons, and Spa 170 West medical skincare spa. It is also an American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery accredited teaching facility. Hoffacker Health and Fitness also has a center on site staffed by certified personal trainers,” said Dr. Perkins.
Uniquely, patients are able to come to one location to get their plastic surgery and aesthetics needs met under one roof – from seeing their plastic surgeon to undergoing facial plastic and full-body surgery and non-surgical rejuvenation procedures. Patients travel from around the country and the world to have their surgery performed by the surgeons who operate at MPSC due to their special expertise in various procedures. And, the anesthesiologists performing the anesthesia have been with the center since its inception.
“We’ve grown smartly with the times, incorporating advanced surgical techniques and introducing new technologies once proven that they are safe and effective. Over the years, interest in non-surgical facial rejuvenation services has grown across the industry, and we went from having one make-up artist to opening Spa 170 West – our on-site medical skincare spa,” he continued.
National Teaching and Research Hub
MPSC is a respected destination for facial plastic surgery education. For the last 31 years, Dr. Perkins has been a Fellowship Director for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Each year, he has trained a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery Fellow (chosen from all over the U.S.) to teach them advanced surgical techniques and provide further specialized knowledge and surgical skills.
Dr. Perkins is a regularly invited teaching faculty member at national and international symposiums, and he and his partners participate in the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Plastic Surgery program. MPSC also has long been a hub for participation in research related to multiple plastic surgery procedures. Dr. Bruce Van Natta has been an active FDA Investigator on clinical trials for breast implants.
Then and Now
An old farm house used to stand on the lot where Dr. Perkins built MPSC, and its doors opened with 15,000 square feet. It went through a significant remodeling addition in 1997, increasing its square footage to nearly 16,000 square feet. And its employee base has more than doubled over the last 30 years.
While Dr. Perkins had the initial vision, other plastic surgeons have contributed to the center’s long-term success, including his practice associates, Bruce Van Natta, MD, Christine Kelley, MD and Michael Sadove, MD. Barry Eppley, MD and Mark Hamilton, MD (who was Dr. Perkins’ Facial Plastic Surgery Fellow in 1997) also perform surgery at MPSC, where they choose to bring their patients to have a very specialized plastic surgery experience. And, there are a handful of employees who have worked at the center since it opened.
What the Future Holds
Dr. Perkins envisions continued growth at MPSC, growth in technology as well as new, younger surgeons coming on board. “Plastic surgery has become very acceptable in our society. While Baby Boomers continue to be a large part of the patient population, younger people are having procedures as well. Patients want to look as good and as young as they feel. Professionals want to look their best and not appear tired. And, it’s not just women – 23% of our patient base is male. With the popularity of Zoom and other online video-based communication forums, the demand is only going to grow,” Dr. Perkins concluded.
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