About James Carraway, MD
James Carraway, MD practices in Virginia Beach at Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Carraway was invited to join RealSelf in 2012, and has achieved "Participating Member" status. The doctor has 39 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Dr. Carraway has hospital affiliations at Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, VA / Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, VA / Bon Secours/DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk, VA.
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Posted by paperplus
Notwithstanding, Dr. Carraway has still generously continued to follow me and provide care to further erase the traces of the original surgery in order to achieve a perfect result. The follow up care has been exceptional! Since surgery, I have received numerous, extraordinary compliments from friends on my appearance. I have actually been taken aback by just how many compliments I have been kindly given, as well as their exceptional nature. I feel happy, confident, and content with my appearance. Choosing to have surgery with Dr. Carraway turned out to be a very good decision. I chose Dr. Carraway because of his skill and expertise. Three other physicians recommended him to me (one of whom was from out of state - Dr. Carraway is nationally known). Medicine is an art and there are real differences between physicians. As a patient of Dr. Carraway's, I not only benefited from his surgery expertise, I very much like him, thus the experience of working with him was a pleasure. I found him to be someone who genuinely cares about my well-being, is kind, charming, and informative. My observation that he is a surgeon motivated by a love for his patients, coupled with a daily desire to be intellectually and creatively engaged was aptly demonstrated in both my surgery and aftercare experiences. Contemplating, and then having surgery, is stressful. There is real benefit to working with a physician with exceedingly good patient rapport that you can trust will provide remarkable results.
Posted by TiredOfThePooch
Dr. Carraway is the PS for Eastern Virginia Medical School. He is an expert witness who testifies in botched plastic surgery trials. People come from out of town to have him fix other surgeon's work. He came highly recommended by some friends of mine who had used him for work they had done. He is older, and has 40+ years experience. In my opinion and in this field, that is a very positive attribute. I did not consider any surgeons that were younger than 60. I have been quite pleased with all decisions that he had liberty to make.
Posted by DianeS in Virginia
Dr. Carraway is an excellent plastic surgery. I have had facelift, browlift, necklift and blepharoplasty and am very pleased with my results. He listens, and he is not happy until the patient is satisfied. I cannot recommend him highly enough.
Posted by DRoy
He's been a plastic surgeon for 40+ years- is an expert on eyelids- can tell you the real deal. Fixes other surgeons mistakes- world renowned at levator lenghtening. Very few doctors in the world can do this surgery.
Treatments offered at Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery Center
Blog Posts and Articles
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Education / Training
Medical: University of Virginia
General Surgery, Norfolk General Hospital, Virginia
Plastic Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia
Fellowship: Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Canniesburn, Scotland