Boston Plastic Surgeon
AllCare Medical, 535 Boylston Street, 7th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02115 US
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5 out of 5 stars Total FX

Go for It with Total Fx - Peabody, MA

Board Certified and experienced in this procedure

3 out of 5 stars Total FX

TotalFX = Painful!

Very knowledgeable and thorough and caring. Has a great reputation in the Boston area.

4 out of 5 stars Total FX

Good Results from Total FX for Skin Tone, Pore Size and Acne Scars (W/video)

Very Skilled and caring

24 Years Old, No Kids, 32A, 485cc silicone HP under muscle- Saint Petersburg, FL

Hey ! I won my augmentation on the radio, I'm very impatiently and anxiously awaiting my consult, it's scheduled for Nov 7th! I'm 5'3, 125lbs. I am an A cup, I've wanted this my entire life I'm so excited !! Reading all the reviews on realself has me even more anxious, though. I want to get to like a full C cup. Not sure how many ccs that means.. My consult is in a week and a half and I...

IPL Great results - IPL with Rose at the Adams Center Boston - Boston, MA

I went to the Adams Center to have this done (after also meeting a nurse at another center - so I compared two centers before deciding) - I chose to go with Rose because she is a licensed nurse at the Adams Center and she performed the IPL. I am very pleased with her and if you do meet her tell her Leah sent you :)

5 out of 5 stars Radiesse

I decided to go for it. Loved the Results - Boston, MA

After doing some research on Radiesse, and upon the recommendation of the facility to fill in the cheeks, etc., I decided to go for it.  After reading all of these posts, it became quite evident that it was important to choose the correct MD.  Then, prior to the procedure stop all ASA, Omega 3's (fish oil) and Vit. E.  At the visit, I had some sort of numbing gel applied to my...

Loved the Results -- First Time Total Pain, 2nd Time Painless

I went in to have the lines above and below my lips filled in. The MD suggested lip enhancement would do the trick. OMG --it was so painful that I totally passed out. I don't think the novacaine worked. Anyways, my lips were injected with minimal bruising, but one side was slightly larger than the other. I went back about 10 days later to even them out and had a completely different...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Adams has hospital affiliations at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; Union Hospital, Lynn, MA; North Shore Medical Center, Salem, MA.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1972
    General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Plastic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Treatments offered at The Adams Center

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How soon after surgery am I risk free of hematoma?

The risk of hematoma progressively diminishes each day following the surgery. By five days it is very unlikely that you will develop a hematoma. READ MORE

Cannot fully close eyes after double eyelid surgery (too much skin removed). Will my eyes ever be able to fully close? (Photo)

It is very unusual for eyes to remain permanently open following your surgery. It is very important to protect the eye and apply eye ointment,... READ MORE

What is a Good Breast Size for Me? I Am 5'8''/5'9'' and Weigh 132 Pounds Medium Frame.

It is difficult to answer your question prior to a consultation and physical examination. With all of my Breast Augmentation patients, we decide upon... READ MORE

Removing my Rhinoplasty Cast?

Hi- The best possible scenario is to have your cosmetic surgeon who performed the procedure remove the cast. If this is not possible, I would... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Adams

William P. Adams, MD (retired) has shared 22 before and after pictures with 15 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Scars After a Facelift Should Be Minimal and Unnoticable

Dr. William Adams discusses what scars a patient will have after a facelift, using a patient model who had a facelift three months ago. WATCH VIDEO

This Patient Says Her Dermasound Treatment Left a "Dewey Effect" on Her Skin

Teri, patient of Dr. WIlliam Adams, talks about what her first Dermasound treatment was like, reporting that the treatment was quite relaxing. WATCH VIDEO

This Facelift Patient Is 1 Day Post-Op and Looks Great!

Dr. William Adamsinterviews his patient one day after surgical facial rejuvenation with face lift, brow lift, micro fat injections and TotalFX laser of the face, neck, and chest. WATCH VIDEO

The New Trend in Facial Rejuvenation: It's Not About "Looking Youthful"

Dr. William Adams discusses the difference between "looking youthful" and "looking good for your age," noting that the latter is really the way to go. WATCH VIDEO

How Can You Tell If an Operating Facility Is Safe? Here's What to Look For

Dr. William Adams discusses why it's so important for a surgical facility to be accredited and how a patient can tell. WATCH VIDEO

Breast Implant Selection: What Is the Mentor Sizing Method?

Dr. William Adams explains the Mentor sizing system for breast implants and how it has worked for his patients. WATCH VIDEO