Phoenix Plastic Surgeon
4530 E. Ray Rd., #140
Phoenix, Arizona 85044 US
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It'sMyTime - Phoenix, AZ

He really took his time with me was very detailed and made sure I understood what he was saying. He answered all of my questions and even had me try on sizers during my consultation.

1 Day Post Op - Awatukee, AZ

I have been wanting breast augmentation for years. Finally I do it. It isn't bad as some people describe. Yes I have some discomfort and I'm taking meds so I sleep alot. I workout daily and I'm healthy so my post op isn't too bad. I got 525 cc saline and moderate plus profile. I can't wait to see them drop in place. Day 4 post op. I just want to make it clear. I'm very happy with my breast...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

55 and Alive!! Thanks to my 'Mommy Makeover'! - Phoenix, AZ

Today marks 16 weeks since my 'Mommy Makeover' and that said, this review is 16 weeks late in coming! What took so long? When writing this review, I wanted to make sure that I did it right to express my appreciation for Dr. Leverett with the best detailed review. After all, he and his staff gave me the best detailed experience my initial visit to surgery to post-op visits. In 2000, I had a...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

We Give Our Houses a Facelift. We Deserve the Same. Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Leverett and his staff are GREAT! I felt at home almost immediately. I was always greeted immediately; my appointments were always -- literally ALWAYS --- on time. They were never late. They explained everything I need to know, gave me information to read, and were overall VERY helpful and friendly. I would recommend -- 100% -- this office. My husband agrees. He was very concerned that the procedure not be overdone. It was absolutely perfect. I am still healing, but I would do it again.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

One Investment Changed my Life. Phoenix, AZ

He is extremely honest during the consultation. He has a in-depth eye for details

Mom of 2 Boys, 2 C Sections , Extended tummy tuck with lippsuction in flanks and abdomen , Weightloss 5"6 177p - Tempe, AZ

He was really informative and willing to hear me out I felt he was honest and easy to talk to ! As soon as I went into my consult I was welcomed and overwhelmed with good energy! It Made my desision that much easier

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

Very Pleased with Facelift Results! - Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Leverett has been perfect. I am so happy with my experience from the consultation, thru the surgery and thru my post surgery check ups. His office staff explained all my options and what to expect thru the whole procedure. I am very happy I decided to have this done. I have been going to Dr. Leverett's office for 10 years now and I have never had a bad experience thru Botox, peels, etc. Great guy!

32 Mother of 2 in Phoenix Az

Hello everyone!!! I have wanted to get a tummy tuck for over 10 years but never had the courage to actually go through with it. Well finally I got the nerve to schedule a consultation and my husband was completely supportive. I had a TT, MR, lipo to the flanks, and a hernia repair. The first 3-4 days I had so much pain. Each day after the first week got better and better. This was no walk in...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

TT, Mom of 2, Nervous but Excited! - Phoenix, AZ

LOVE LOVE LOVE Dr. Leverett and his staff. I am 4-weeks post op and very happy with my results. So worth it!

From Fat to Fit - Phoenix, AZ

Everyone at the office has been very helpful and I am excited to work with them.

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


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

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Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Leverett has hospital affiliations at Chandler Regional Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Zoology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1982
    Medical: MD, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 1986
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, York Hospital Department of Surgery, York, PA, 1988
    General Surgery, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, 1992
    Plastic Surgery, Kettering Medical Center, Dayton, OH, 1995

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Do I need to stay overnight in the hospital after an Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)?

Many of our patients are able to have an abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, on an out-patient basis. This allows them to recover in the comfort of their own home. Patients can elect to have Exparel which is a 72-hour anesthetic agent that helps reduce the level of discomfort and results in the need for less pain medication. Patients often find that they receive better attention, help, and care when they can designate a significant other, family member or friend to take...

Am I a candidate for an Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck?)

The ideal candidate for an abdominoplasty is a person who is within 10-15 pounds of their ideal weight, has a BMI of 28 or below, has excess skin, stretchmarks and/or muscle laxity following weight loss or pregnancy. The abdominoplasty procedure removes excess skin, can remove all or some of the stretchmarks on the lower abdomen and repairs the muscles that can stretch with pregnancy. Women often find the abdomen protrudes out regardless of how many sit-ups they do or how thin...

Do I need to replace my breast implants every 10 years?

It is a common belief that breast implants need to be replaced every 10 years. The need to replace breast implants occurs when an implant ruptures and/ or the implants become firm, known as capsular contracture. The rupture rate is higher with Saline implants than with Silicone Cohesive Gel implants. The most common reason for capsular contracture is bleeding around the implant. This could be surgical bleeding at the time of surgery, trauma to the breast at any time after surgery...

Breast Lift without the incision: Dual-Plane Technique

Dr. Leverett has extensive experience with Breast Augmentation using the Dual Plane technique. With a Dual Plane Breast Augmentation the implants are placed under the muscle in the upper portion of the breast, and over the muscle in the lower portion. In many cases this allows patients experiencing minor droop, known as ptosis, to achieve a lifted appearance without the standard external breast lift incision. Patients are able to maintain a smooth transition with the muscle coverage...


Breast implants are produced in many sizes and several shapes. They are primarily saline (salt water) filled or silicone (cohesive gel) filled with similar shells (silicone based outer covering). Saline implants are less costly. In some patients, they provide excellent enhancement. However, if there is insufficient breast tissue coverage, saline implants have the highest incidence of visual and palpable ripples. They also have a higher incidence of lateralization and bottoming...

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How long do the effects of Micro Needling Last? How often is maintenance required?

Micro-needling(aka Collagen Induction Therapy) is great for stimulating collagen and overall rejuvenation of the skin(as is laser resurfacing), but... READ MORE

Best Way to Get Rid of Melasma?

Melasma is a condition that is managed. This overproduction of pigment is mostcommonly induced by hormones (pregnancy, thyroid conditions)and... READ MORE

Would you recommend a tattoo to cover my tummy tuck scar? (photos)

Abdominoplasty (and breast lift) incisions heal in about 18 months in most cases. In patients with a red hue, they take even longer. Your incision is... READ MORE

I had Kybella done 4 weeks ago today. I am wondering if you have to wait until all the nodules are gone before a 2nd injection?

Post injection, one may occasinally see nodules and feel areas that are somewhat firmer than prior to the injection. Waiting for a month or so allows... READ MORE

Chemical Peel for Acne Scars

Dear Shahzad, When treating acne scarring it is often necessary to build a treatment regimen that incorporates several modalities to help lessen the... READ MORE

I had ablative erbium laser resurfacing nearly seven weeks ago .Will I have any more improvement than I'm seeing now?

You can anticipate more correction over the next 6-8 months. The beauty of ablative laser resurfacing is the swelling it creates immediately post... READ MORE

Will I need a lift to achieve wish pic? I am 5'8", 175lbs. (Photos)

No lift needed. Consider dual plane breast augmentation which would provide for you a very nice lifted appearance with no breast lift scar.  READ MORE

Fake pig looking nose after rhinoplasty cast removal. What should I do to make the tip drop? Will taping help? (Photo)

It is difficult to assess the degree to which the nose may have been raised because the pre-op photo is a frontal (as opposed to lateral) view and it... READ MORE

How Does Microneedling Work?

Micro-needling is an excellent tool to incorporate into a clinical skin care regimen. Also known as Collagen Induction Therapy, it stimulates the... READ MORE

Are my tummy tuck results normal for six months post op? (Photo)

Your diastasis repair (muscle separation) appears to be incomplete. It may have not been performed or it may have dehisced (come undone). The only... READ MORE

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Larry C. Leverett, MD, FACS has shared 75 before and after pictures with 139 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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