Dr. Brent Birely, MD

Dr. Brent Birely, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Brent Birely, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Lutherville, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in plastic surgery.Read his story

1300 York Rd

Lutherville, MD 21093

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
more than 63% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 46% of peers
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
more than 46% of peers

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Dr. Birely's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Birely "Board-Certified: American Board of Plastic SurgeryMedical School: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MDResidency: General Surgery, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MDFellowship-Trained: Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, University of Maryland HospitalMember: American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons "I've always had good manual dexterity and I'm a perfectionist, so cosmetic facial surgery is a perfect fit. My philosophy is to achieve a natural result with every surgery and procedure – I believe less can be more. I also think the goal of cosmetic surgery is to help patients look like younger, more attractive versions of themselves. "This is a very creative field that blends art and science. I love the fact that it is primarily elective – patients come to me not because they have to but because they want to make a positive change. It's very rewarding to see the gratitude in someone's eyes when you've been able to fulfill their expectations and improve their self-image." Few other medical practices incorporate artistic elements into their work. Dr. Birely brings a unique sense of artistry to plastic surgery. He has an exceptional eye for beauty, proportion and detail. He also brings great passion and integrity to his work. His patients appreciate his honesty and his ability to make them look like younger, more attractive versions of themselves."
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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

19  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Union Memorial Hospital Inc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Union Memorial Hospital Inc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital Inc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birely's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birely to family and friends
76 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

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Dr. Birely's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

Cheryl Sugar was AMAZING! So knowledgable and made me feel so comfortable with my first procedure.
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I actually chose Dr.Birely because of a recommendation from my friend, who also underwent breast augmentation surgery. The staff at the office, as well as the surgery center could not have been more kind. Dr.Birely gave me exactly what I wanted and pictured, and I feel amazing.
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I love Dr Birely, he has been treating me for years and I always get the results I am looking for.
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Cheryl was wonderful, informative and comforting.
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Cheryl Sugar is fantastic!! She is professional and always guides and recommends just what is needed and nothing more to look my best. .
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