About John Ward, MD
John Ward, MD practices in Phoenix at Phoenix Plastic Surgery as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Ward was invited to join RealSelf in 2009, and has achieved "Distinguished Member" status. The doctor has 27 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Ward has hospital affiliations at Scottssale Helathcare Hospitals.
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Posted by SurPhx
I had already chosen a different doctor to go to for surgery, and only went in to see Dr. W for a 3rd opinion. But after my consultation with him, I knew I had to choose him instead. It was a gut feeling and for once I went with it. Glad I did - he knows what he is doing and so does his staff. Dr. W is great and he will make sure you get the best "you" possible.
Posted by tennis player
Deciding to have a facelift was one of the toughest decisions I have made in a long time, choosing the physician was the easiest. Dr. W has the character and professional credentials to instill confidence in his patients. He has a personal manner of kindness and caring to make his patients feel comfortable. The natural results are fantastic. My husband and friends are witnesses of his great work. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. W and his caring staff.
Posted by rray4
This was my second surgery with Dr. W. I am very happy with my results. He gave me great care, answered all my questions and valued my opinion. The staff was wonderful! Thank you Dr.W
Posted by proudmamaof2
Dr W and his staff are awesome. I felt very comfortable from my consult to after surgery. I felt like I was in really good hands because he was very confident in his work. I am two weeks post op and very pleased so far with results. I would HIGHLY recommend Dr. W to my friends and family.
Posted by KJ99
Dr. W was very thorough in my initial consultation. He spent a good amount of time listening to what my goals were and then gave me information on the procedures he recommended. He was honest and candid and I appreciate that he was able to tell me what to reasonably expect from surgery. He was very personable and I felt like he really cared about me as a person and about achieving my desired results. M was also awesome! She was able to answer my questions and was a great person to talk to when I got worried about anything regarding the surgery or post op. She spent extra time with me during my appointments (before and after surgery), on the phone when I had miscellaneous questions, and helped keep me from over-stressing. When I tried on the implants she gave good insight to things I hadn’t considered and wasn’t at all bothered that I wanted to try them on again a few days later. I was back to work within 2 weeks and able to return to my normal activities after 10 weeks. I feel great now (14 weeks post op)! I am so happy I had the surgery and that I chose Dr. Ward. I have and will continue to recommend Dr. W to anyone I know looking for a ‘mommy makeover’.
Posted by Phoenix3866
I chose Dr. W because of his credentials; and I'm so glad I did. I needed an implant exchange to smaller implants. From the moment I walked in to the beautiful office, I was greeted in a friendly and sincere manner. ALL of the staff made me feel comfortable - Michelle especially treated me with so much kindness and respect I knew I had made the right decision. Then, Dr. W came into the room...just as his staff, he immediately put me at ease, explained what would be my result, answered all of my questions (which were many!) and took his time with me. I never felt like he was hurrying me through my consultation. I felt absolutely confident in his ability, and was not disappointed. I am THRILLED with my result and can only say that if you are looking for a plastic surgeon, truly look no further than Dr. W.
Posted by Scottsdale3010
Professional, personal, an "artist"
Posted by 85032
Dr. W came highly recommend to me from trusted sources. He is calm, precise and artistic.I was so pleased with my results and would highly recommend Dr. W and his knowledgeable staff!!!!!!
Posted by Scottsdale6547
I have been a patient of Dr. W's for almost 20 years. His expertise and his ability to deliver both realistic and beautiful results is unparalleled. Dr. W is great to work with and his staff always friendly and helpful.
Posted by Scottsdale6494
I'm very pleased with my results. Dr. W did an excellent job of making me look less tired, and no one at work suspected a thing. He put me at ease; I didn't feel foolish or self-conscious at all. He made suggestions and left the decisions up to me.
Posted by MKeiper
I had a tummy tuck and recommend Dr. W to friends and co-workers
Posted by fountain hills
I consulted with Dr. W along with 3 other Dr's for a before I had surgery. I chose Dr. W because he made me feel so comfortable about myself and what I was wanting. Plus, his many years of experience. H'e not an "assembly line" He explained the procedure, I had it done, and I can promise you I have fantastic results above what I even imagined. After consulting Dr. Ward, I found that several friends I know had been to him, some with several procedures and they were extremely happy! His staff is excellent, very friendly, helpful, and caring as well as Dr. W. I have some more things I want done and you can bet Dr. W will be the surgeon to do it!!
Posted by KK 145214
Dr. W and his staff are amazing. I have had 2 surgeries by Dr. Ward and have had wonderful results. They are available for Saturday consults and his staff was open and accessible when I had questions. I highly recommend his practice if you are wanting a costmetic procedure. So much that I have recommended my family and friends to his practice. One of my closest friends just got her procedure done, she was so impressed by him, his work, and his staff!
Posted by Phoenix8138
Dr. W took GREAT care of me and really listened to what it was that I was unhappy with and was realistic with my expectations. He went above and beyond to care for me. I HIGHLY reccommend Dr. W to anyone as I know several patients who have had procedures done by him ranging from Tummy Tucks to Breast Augmentations and Facelifts. He does amazing work!
Posted by Phoenix6647
I highly recommend his office and most importantly Dr. W for surgery.
Posted by Phoenix4641
My experience with Dr. W and his staff has been outstanding. I had not met Dr. W before this procedure. Since, I have been his biggest fan, recommending him to others.
Posted by italy44
He is attentive and listened to what my concerns and what I wanted. Honest and realistic with what he can and cannot do. Made feel very, very comfortable the day of the surgery. Terrific doctor
Posted by rosewood
Dr. W and Staff were fantastic! I had gone to four consults before being referred to Dr. W. During the consult I knew right away I wanted him to do my procedure. The staff was very helpful, friendly, and accomidating as well. I can't put into words how happy I am with my results. It is everything I wanted and more. Thanks to Dr. W! If you pick him you won't be disappointed!
Posted by MarthaMc
This is my second surgery and review for Dr. W and his staff. With a perfect mix of professionalism and personal attention, I am completely comfortable with every aspect of my experience.
Posted by RMY
The whole experience was wonderful! Dr W is a wonderful doctor that has always been there for any questions or concerns I have had. His bed side manner is wonderful and I have already recommend him to several of my friends and family. I couldn't image going to anyone else. Dr W's staff is incredible too!
Posted by slk071457
Everything about this experience was first class from the first consultation to my 2nd follow up appointment. I made a great choice on something so important. I would highly recommend Dr. W for any procedure…
Posted by kikirdh
Dr. W is incredibly professional and gives a very detailed explaination about the procedure and expected outcome.
Posted by MarthaMc
Not only is his bedside manner exemplary, the man is a true artist in his profession. I feel very comfortable with him and his staff. He took literally 20 years off my appearance and made it look so natural. I'll be using him again for my other procedures! My husband and I call him "Dr. Magic".
Posted by matina
wow! Dr W did a great job on my breast n tummy. he is the best.
Posted by Michelle712
All you have to do is check out the work of other local surgeons and compare with the work of Dr. W...he is a perfectionist, which is what you want when considering plastic surgery. Several years ago I did a breast lift with aug, and the level of skill can not be compared. If you are even considering a tummy tuck...this is the guy! I've waited twelve years to have this procedure done, and had I found Dr. W then, I would have gone for it! They also have awesome financing options available,including 0% interest. Totally worth it! His staff is very knowledgeable about pre and post care, and he just does amazing work!
Posted by curveappeal
I will update later, in this section once I can formulate into words how I feel about Dr. Ward, his staff and all the wonderful nurses and assistances and the surgical center....right now I just feel the greatest amount of gratitude and appreciation!
Posted by RaysMaid
Dr. Ward and his staff are amazing. They are very prompt in returning calls and following up on any questions I have. I never felt rushed or forced into a decision regarding my procedures, Dr. Ward listened and made suggestions. He also involved my husband in the discussion and answered all his questions which helped me tremendously. I would definitely return to Dr Ward and recommend him highly.
Posted by chris moore
Before choosing a surgeon to do my facelift I spoke to four different women who had work done by Dr. John Ward. I saw the results in person and one of the women had her work done over ten years ago. They all looked amazingly beautiful and had nothing but good things to say about Dr. Ward. I did some research online and found him to be one of the top rated Plastic Surgeons in Arizona as well as in the entire country. I made an appointment and from the minute I walked into the office I felt completely at ease. The doctor himself was warm and patient and explained everything to me in detail. He answered all my questions and even gave me an extra appointment because I had more concerns that came up at a later date. The office staff was wonderful. Everyone was professional, courteous, warm and kind.
Posted by NMS10588
love Dr Ward he is the best! I orginally had my mind set on another Dr from a friends review of him and went to dr ward for another consult and stuck with him. from the moment i walked in the door I have been treated with so much respect. The whole office is amazing! and Michelle couldn't of been more helpful. I would highly recomment Dr. Ward to anyone.
Posted by hinrgmike
My experience has been my doctor is experienced and talented with a great staff. Obviously, this was an unusual situation and he just did not know what to do. Thought my reaction and the initial itching and skin sensations might be a viral flare up, for example. Only negative I would say is that he really fried to downplay the issue and my distorted look. So I do not in any way blame him for what happened and he did a great job with the injection placement. I'd just appreciate a tad bit more acceptance (and empathy) of my issue and concerns as the John Hopkins plastic surgeons displayed the second they saw me. I plan to continue to use him for my botox treatments and potentially consider for other procedures (with more probing on capacity to empathize and work to correct problems when they arise as I would hate to have a major procedure encounter difficulties and not have a doctor actively trying to make things better).
Posted by cnbs11
From the day I met Dr. Ward I was comfortable and confident in my decision. My initial jitters were easily laid to rest by Michelle's friendly personality. From the pre-op to the post-op Michelle is always easily reachable and happy to answer questions. I never felt pressured to go further or improve more. He actually told me "If it aint broke, don't fix it" when I inquired about doing my breasts again. That to me says a lot about his character and that he isn't interested in the number of surgeries but the person itself. Dr. Ward is focused on making a natural beauty, not a plastic doll. I am so amazingly happy with the results of my surgery. The extra time and detail he puts in to tightening the abdominal muscle gave me the waist I've always dreamed of. Thank you Dr. Ward!!!
Posted by kendak
I had a face lift, upper and lower eye lids and chin done 2 years ago. Dr. Ward did a wonderfull job. I look 10 years younger. I am very happy with the mini tuck as well.
Posted by KAS1977
Dr. is an incredibly meticulous, personable, kind and talented doctor. I had consulted with 3 other surgeons before meeting Dr. W. There was no competition. He took time to know what meet with me before he even did an examination and knew exactly what I wanted and what would work for MY body. His staff, especially his surgery coordinator, was beyond helpful and made me feel at ease prior and after surgery. The day of surgery, Dr. Ward met with me and put me at ease. I am so pleased with the results of my Mommy Makeover. I couldn't have imagined the results looking as good as they do. True talent as well as experience on Dr. W's part. I feel so grateful that I was referred to Dr. W and his staff. I am beyond satisfied.
Posted by ymahob
arrogant. blunt and not at all sympathetic
Posted by Happy customer1
Love him, straight forward and informative, helpful, not pushy or weird.
Posted by azblondie
I cant say enough good things about Dr. Ward! I feel like he's family now! So kind, funny, yet thorough. Amazing bedside manner, fantastic staff especially Michelle, who went out of her way to help me get some mammograms documents and appts set up when I was getting the brush off. just Fabulous Personalities, and wonderful people and I havent even mentioned my "work" yet !!! My body is a work of art now... my incisions are amazing and straight, healing went great, I couldn't be happier with my body back !!! I would recommend Dr. Ward to anyone considering surgery of any kind PS wise.... Worth every penny, I put complete trust in him, knowing he has 27 yrs experience and is a "perfectionist" how could I go wrong!!! well I am truly amazed daily by my results, and having this done... 1000 % exstatic with my body by Dr. Ward!!!!
Treatments offered at Phoenix Plastic Surgery
Blog Posts and Articles
Cleavage is a real factor and request for clients seeking breast augmentation surgery. As a board certified plastic surgeon performing thousands of breast lift and breast augmentation surgery for over twenty years it is my surgical pocket technique that has maintained very happy clients and almost no revisions except for breakage of implants. I have been committed to the concept of breast augmentation and breast lift implant refinement. After performing thousands of breast...
More and more adult women ages (28 and up) are realizing the merits of having their tummy tucks and breast augmentation and or breast -lift surgery while their kids are young. They are restoring their body image and
Education / Training
Medical: MD, Emory University, Atlanta,Georgia
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, Medical College of Virginia