Dr. Grady Core, MD

Dr. Grady Core, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Grady Core, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, and more.Read his story

3595 Grandview Pkwy Ste 150

Birmingham, AL 35243

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Head and Neck Surgery
more than 30% of peers

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Dr. Core's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Core "Dr. Core is originally from Arkansas where he attended undergraduate school at the University of Arkansas and later medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Core completed full training in general surgery at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Einstein University in New York City, New York. As a practicing general surgeon, he was a member of the teaching faculty at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma until later developing an interest in plastic surgery. Dr. Core trained in plastic surgery at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and subsequently came to Birmingham, Alabama where he was a Clinical Instructor in plastic surgery for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Core later served as Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans until returning in 1996 to make Birmingham his permanent home. He lives with his wife, Heidi, and three sons in Vestavia. Dr. Core is a member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, a peer-selected honor society composed of approximately 300 members across the globe. In order to become a member of this respected organization, surgeons must have provided a "significant contribution to the field of plastic surgery." He is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, as well as the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Core "Patient safety and patient satisfaction are our primary objectives. Dr. Core's remarkable staff is very experienced and take time to discuss all options prior to any treatment regimen. At Core Plastic Surgery every patient is given a custom treatment plan to address their individual needs. Patients who have undergone surgery have direct cell phone access to Dr. Core and the head nurse. "

6  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

9  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Skin Laxity
  • Aging Face
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Gigantomastia
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lymphangioma
  • Skin Aging
  • Wrinkles

14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Arkansas College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Oral Roberts University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Core has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Core's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Core to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Core's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience with Dr. Core and his office staff was exceptional. Regina, his office manager, thoroughly explained surgery expenses. I was able to contact her via text and receive answers for medical questions and general information quickly. No voice mail and wait times. I am three months out...more
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Dr. Grady Core is the consummate professional. He is not the average plastic surgeon, going above and beyond to provide impeccable care. His office staff is warm and accommodating. Dr. Core is innovative in procedures that take years off a person all the while looking natural, rejuvenated and...more
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I left a plastic surgeon in Montgomery because I was not satisfied. It was a blessing to find Dr. Core. The staff is so courteous and friendly. I have had two surgeries with Dr. Core and have been very pleased. I recommended a family member when she was looking for a plastic surgeon. She too is...more
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He absolutely cares for his patients. He took on a very complicated case to fix someone else's work and gave a very special person a chance at a normal life again after two failed surgeries. He guided us months ahead and like he said, he's the pilot and we were basically along for the ride. ...more
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Dr. Core and his staff are caring and compassionate and very easy to work with. Office appointments are generous in time spent with Dr. Core and his staff. Thorough explanation of procedures are always provided in an understanding fashion.
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