Hoover Plastic Surgeon
2010 Patton Chapel Rd N, Suite 101
Birmingham, Alabama 35216 US
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5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Fat Grafting - Birmingham, AL

Had fat grafting by fat grafting specialist Dr. Paul Howard

5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Lips & Face Lines Filled Via Fat Transfer - Birmingham, AL

Dr. Howard is awesome! I highly recommend him! The procedure cost above includes the procedure/OR room fee.

5 out of 5 stars Ear Lobe Surgery

A Gift to Myself - Birmingham, AL

A great physician and plastic surgeon with an artistic eye. Most plastic surgeons are just medical mechanics.

5 out of 5 stars Botox for Migraines

Highly Recommend Dr.Howard for Procedures - Alabama, AL

Excellent background, working with children's deformities as well as with adult patients' goals and improving overall confidence. Exudes honesty with years of experience with kind and helpful staff. I have had several procedures and referred friends whom have had a positive result as well. Would highly recommend at minimum a consult to discuss your goals and meet everyone .

5 out of 5 stars Liposuction

Happy with my Choice of Surgeons! - Birmingham, AL

After visiting Dr. Howard I knew he was my choice and I booked with him immediately. I will use Dr. Howard again if I ever choose to have another procedure done.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

One Happy Girl - Birmingham, AL

Every follow-up appointment I've had has been great-quick, thorough, and Dr. Howard always wanted to make sure I was happy with my results. I did talk to a few other surgeons and friends that had plastic surgery before deciding who I wanted to use. After meeting with Dr. Howard and his staff, I was confident, and still am, that he is the best choice for me. He is board certified, he listens and cares, and his results are fabulous. I'm looking forward to my next procedure with Dr. Howard. Thanks a million Dr. Howard - you are truly amazing!

5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery

Love my Results - Birmingham, AL

I was referred to him by my mother who did her facelift.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Howard has hospital affiliations at St. Vincent's Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Univ of Ala B'ham
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Univ of Ala B'ham
    General Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham
    Plastic Surgery, University of Miami, Dr. Ralph Millard
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery in Paris, France, Dr. Paul Tessier

Treatments offered at Dr. Paul S. Howard Plastic Surgery Birmingham

Blog Posts and Articles

The Stem Cell Revolution at Paul S. Howard, MD

Adult stem cell biology is one of the hottest topics on the mainline cable media and the internet media. It is prognosticated that adult stem cells will prolong the life of the laboratory rats and will certainly do the same thin to humankind. While all of this reporting is exciting, most of us want to know what are you going to do for me today? It turns out that the youthful benefits of stem cell biology are available today. We may not yet be able to prolong life, but...

Looking Younger is Not a Sin

Having spent the majority of my life in big cities such as Atlanta, Miami and Paris, I was taken aback by the responses of women in smaller southern cities such as Birmingham, Montgomery or Mobile to the notion of facelifting. I have on occasion related an anecdote about women in the South; if one asks a woman on the street in Miami or Paris “who is your doctor?,” the usual reply will get you the name of her Plastic Surgeon. The same question posed to a woman in Birmingham...

Most popular answers from Paul S. Howard, MD, FACS

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Will Eyelid Retraction Relax Post Surgery?

Lagophthalmus or eyelid retraction is most commonly caused by thyroid problems including Graves Disease or due to traumatic scarring. Partial Mullers... READ MORE

Is it possible to achieve low brow and male model eyes/positive canthal tilt look? (Photo)

Your request is not totally unreasonable but needs to be fleshed out a little more. First, I would use Tyson Beckford as an example of what you want.... READ MORE

I Am Considering Replacing my 450cc Mp Implants with 550cc - MP or HP?

You seem to be suffering from the "I look great, is there anything better out there syndrome". If you like what you have don't try to make it better.... READ MORE

What Can Be Done to Repair my Neck/facelift? (photo)

The advice you have already received seems on the mark. The only thing I can add is that you should be careful not to fall in the minimal surgery... READ MORE

Why Didn't My Facelift Work? (photo)

It is almost universal that surgeons do not handle patient expectations very well. We all try to alleviate any concerns with our unbridled enthusiasm... READ MORE

A Facelift at 36? Will Fillers Make My Face Sag? (photo)

One of the most common causes of premature aging is weight gain followed by rapid weight loss. The photos show many of the classic signs of facial... READ MORE

Do I Have an Over-Rotated Nose?

Your photos tell a more intrigueing story than the history given. The photos reveal someone who has significant nasoethmoid trauma with loss of dorsal... READ MORE

Can Jowls Come Back After a Lower Face/neck Lift?

Men and women age differently, but as a rule people with less damaged facial skin (sun exposure and tobacco use) do better following surgery. Once... READ MORE

Is there a possibility that the grafts used for my rhinoplasty will be resorbed?

It is fairly rare for tip septal cartilage grafts to resorb but it is common for them to shift causing a loss of tip projection. Resorption of... READ MORE

Achievable rhinoplasty? (Photo)

The good thing abiut your morphing or imaging is that it appears realistic and is an achievable goal. Most of the time imagers create a stylistically... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Howard

Paul S. Howard, MD, FACS has shared 17 before and after pictures with 12 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Experience
Practicing for 31 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Consultation Fee

Free

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Howard has hospital affiliations at St. Vincent's Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Univ of Ala B'ham
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Univ of Ala B'ham
    General Surgery, University of Alabama, Birmingham
    Plastic Surgery, University of Miami, Dr. Ralph Millard
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery in Paris, France, Dr. Paul Tessier

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5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Fat Grafting - Birmingham, AL

Had fat grafting by fat grafting specialist Dr. Paul Howard

5 out of 5 stars Fat Transfer

Lips & Face Lines Filled Via Fat Transfer - Birmingham, AL

Dr. Howard is awesome! I highly recommend him! The procedure cost above includes the procedure/OR room fee.

5 out of 5 stars Ear Lobe Surgery

A Gift to Myself - Birmingham, AL

A great physician and plastic surgeon with an artistic eye. Most plastic surgeons are just medical mechanics.


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Will Eyelid Retraction Relax Post Surgery?

Lagophthalmus or eyelid retraction is most commonly caused by thyroid problems including Graves Disease or due to traumatic scarring. Partial Mullers... READ MORE

Is it possible to achieve low brow and male model eyes/positive canthal tilt look? (Photo)

Your request is not totally unreasonable but needs to be fleshed out a little more. First, I would use Tyson Beckford as an example of what you want.... READ MORE

I Am Considering Replacing my 450cc Mp Implants with 550cc - MP or HP?

You seem to be suffering from the "I look great, is there anything better out there syndrome". If you like what you have don't try to make it better.... READ MORE

What Can Be Done to Repair my Neck/facelift? (photo)

The advice you have already received seems on the mark. The only thing I can add is that you should be careful not to fall in the minimal surgery... READ MORE

Why Didn't My Facelift Work? (photo)

It is almost universal that surgeons do not handle patient expectations very well. We all try to alleviate any concerns with our unbridled enthusiasm... READ MORE

A Facelift at 36? Will Fillers Make My Face Sag? (photo)

One of the most common causes of premature aging is weight gain followed by rapid weight loss. The photos show many of the classic signs of facial... READ MORE

Do I Have an Over-Rotated Nose?

Your photos tell a more intrigueing story than the history given. The photos reveal someone who has significant nasoethmoid trauma with loss of dorsal... READ MORE

Can Jowls Come Back After a Lower Face/neck Lift?

Men and women age differently, but as a rule people with less damaged facial skin (sun exposure and tobacco use) do better following surgery. Once... READ MORE

Is there a possibility that the grafts used for my rhinoplasty will be resorbed?

It is fairly rare for tip septal cartilage grafts to resorb but it is common for them to shift causing a loss of tip projection. Resorption of... READ MORE

Achievable rhinoplasty? (Photo)

The good thing abiut your morphing or imaging is that it appears realistic and is an achievable goal. Most of the time imagers create a stylistically... READ MORE