Portland Plastic Surgeon
10201 SE Main, Suite 20
Portland, Oregon 97216 US
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"I could not be happier with the result of my surgery and I would reccomend him to anyone who is thinking about getting plastic surgery." "I never felt the need to micromanage him, I only carefully explained the result I was after and trusted that his 30+ years of experience would help him make better decisions about the details of my tummy tuck a..." "His staff is also very pleasant and personable."

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OMG! Going to the Flat Side in 3 Weeks... 56 Years Young and Can't Wait!

I've chosen to have my TT/MR/BA/Lipo with Dr DeMars in Portland Or. Have seen very few reviews of women my age having this type of surgery. Would love to hear from you ladies over 40 about your healing experiences. Preparation suggestions? Handy dandy must have gadgets? Will do the pre body pictures in the next few days. My SX is in 14 days..my anticipation grows each day. I went to a...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

Tall 38 Year Old Gets Mommy Makeover with Tummy Tuck and Breast Augmentation

Dr. DeMars and his staff were incredible from start to finish. Dr. DeMars has a calm, gentle confidence that is hard to find among most people in general, let alone popular plastic surgeons. Dr. DeMars came recommended to me, and is one of the best in my area. After a few minutes in the room with him, I knew he was the surgeon for me. I never felt the need to micromanage him, I only carefully explained the result I was after and trusted that his 30+ years of experience would help him make better decisions about the details of my tummy tuck and breast augmentation than I ever could. His skill and artistry gave me the body of my dreams. If you are looking for a Rico Suave Dr. 90210 type with high-pressure sales tactics and recommendations for a billion procedures you didn't ask for, don't go here. If what you want is a relaxed atmosphere and and a brilliant surgeon who treats his craft like artistry and his patients like family, go see Dr. DeMars. You won't regret it.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Removal

My experience was exceptional - Portland, OR

My experience with Dr. DeMars was exceptional, from the first consultation through the surgery. Dr. asked numerous questions and listened as I responded with what I hoped for, what I had been dissatisfied with for years, and then he provided some options to consider. The background story is that in my mid-30s' I had a consultation with a different dr in a different state and had hoped to get a...

Facelift Failure

I had a lower face lift 5 years ago in Portland. I am very unhappy with the results. I was really looking forward to having a better looking jaw line and neck but the results look more like puckering of the skin under my chin. It is so obvious that I had work done and it looks horrible. My advice..age naturally unless you can be guaranteed This won't happen to you.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck Regret - Portland, OR

My doctor is amazing

Mom of Two,31 Years Old, going for 575cc- Portland, OR

I have been meaning to write this for a while. I am a mother of two, an 8 year old and a 5 year old. I got a breast reduction when I was 19 because of my large, saggy, droopy breasts. I was so happy after the reduction that I finally had normal boobs that were not stretching my skin out. I developed boobs very early in the 5th grade and was surpassing a double d in Middle School. By high...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

37, Mother of 4 Flat Chested - Portland, OR

Dr. DeMars and his staff were amazing they answered all my questions before and after, and made me feel comfortable through the whole process. I am beyond happy with my results I love them! I went from a 34A to about a 34DD. I did the silicone implant under the muscle and I can't find my card right now but I believe they used 520cc's

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

The Only Office I Would Consider - Portland, OR

Dr. DeMars and his staff are friendly and competent. My appointments have always been on time, which is important to me. The process, from initial consult to follow-up appointments have been easy and pleasant. I recently had the second of two procedures performed by Dr. DeMars .My recent procedure was a tummy tuck. The surgery, the recovery period and my results have exceeded my expectations...

5 out of 5 stars Facelift

53 Yr Old, Facelift Perfection. Portland, OR

He is very personable and sweet.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

My Breast Reduction Made Me Feel Like A New Person - Portland, OR

I initially contacted Dr. DeMars back in May 2015 for a breast reduction and spoke with Tish in financial about insurance, costs, and time frame. From there I was able to get insurance approval and scheduled my reduction for November 2015. The pre-op appointment went smoothly, Dr. DeMars explained the benefits and possible drawbacks to having a breast reduction. He explained the process and...

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Personal Statement

I believe in the artistry involved in plastic surgery & the importance of the doctor-patient relationship. I spend time before the surgery getting to know each patient & their individual aesthetic goals & desires to ensure that they receive the unique, personalized attention and results they deserve

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


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

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Please mention you found us on RealSelf when you call or email the office.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. DeMars has hospital affiliations at Adventist Medical Center & Aesthetic Ambulatory Center.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Texas Christian University
    Medical: MD, Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston
    General Surgery, U.S. Naval Hospital, Oakland, California
    Plastic Surgery, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University

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Mommy Makeover Recovery Time

Surgery that involves muscles can be pretty sore. Usually with a Mommy Makeover the abdominal muscles are tightened during the tummytuck and if you... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Recovery

The pain of a tummy tuck will vary from one patient to the next and will be a bit more if the muscles are tightened, a common part of the procedure.... READ MORE

Sono Bello Laser Liposuction Vs. Traditional Liposuction Which is Better/which Option is the Better Choice for Lower Body?

There is little if any difference either way with liposuction equipment. It is totally dependent on the hands and brain working the equipment. An... READ MORE

Bigger Woman for Tummy Work? (photo)

Thanks for the question and for enclosing ht., wt, and photos. There is no question you would benefit from an abdominoplasty. However we cannot get... READ MORE

Asymmetrical Nostrils Fixed Without Surgery? (photo)

When patients come into the office with questions of this type, and it is common, I pull a copy of People Magazine off the counter and ask them to... READ MORE

How much fat can be liposuctioned out of one area?

Liposuction is most definitely not for you. Removing 5000 cc is dramatic and at times excessive and has been know to put patients in the ICU. If you... READ MORE

How can I make my body more proportionate? (photo)

I see quite a few patients each year with a 100+ pound weight loss and I can't remember ever seeing a patient look as nice and normal as you do. You... READ MORE

From E Cup to G Cup, boob job. (photo)

If you came to my office with this story, my only suggextion would be that yuou ditch that boyfriend. We never do surgery to please someone else, only... READ MORE

Does touching your nose make it bigger over time?

Of course not. The only thing proven to change your nose size is not telling the truth. I think there is a story about that somewhere:)) READ MORE

What Type of Breast Lift Do I Need? (photo)

Whenever I have a patient come in with your anatomy, I find I get the absolute best results by doing a full Wise (anchor scar pattern) breast lift.... READ MORE

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"I Look Like My Mother " — How Do I Get Rid of My Turkey Neck?

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What To Expect When Fearful Of Plastic Surgery

Undergoing a surgical procedure can be an intimidating and scary thing. Dr. DeMars explains how that apprehension is dealt with. WATCH VIDEO

What To Expect After Plastic Surgery

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