Dr. Lane F. Smith, MD

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Dr. Lane F. Smith, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Smith Plastic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV 8871 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Get Directions

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Ptosis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gynecomastia
  • Large Breasts

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Buttock Lift
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cellfina™ Treatment
  • Cellulite Treatment
  • Chin Implant
  • CoolSculpting®
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Lift
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Primary Cosmetic Rhinoplasty

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Utah

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    John Sealy Hosp-U Tex Med Br

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Clin Rochester

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Stanford University

    Completed in 1994

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Utah

    Graduated in 1985

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Smith says...

I am the oldest child of a large family of 10 children. My father was a physician, who specialized in Psychiatry. He worked very hard to support our large family, but he loved his work. During medical school, I developed a love for surgery. It seemed that all the toughest problems were referred to the surgeons and that they made amazing changes in people's lives.

Initially, I was attracted to Ear, Nose, Throat-head and Neck Surgery as a surgical specialty. I traveled to one of the best schools for this specialty, at the time, the University of Texas Medical Branch located in Galveston. I also received the highest score in the nation on the federal licensure exam -- one of two national exams all medical students must pass to become a physician. I enjoyed living on the gulf coast and having warmer winters, which eventually was one of the reasons I chose to practice in Las Vegas.

During my many years of training, I had the opportunity to live in all parts of the country and to train at some of the finest medical institutions in the world. This training and experience has helped shape my philosophy regarding medicine, as well as plastic surgery specifically. Plastic surgery is a combination of science and art. I feel I have been blessed to have a very artistic sense. I treat every surgery as if it is a work of art, something that I want to be proud of when it is finished. It is my philosophy to treat each patient as if they were personal friends and to use cutting edge technology combined with old-fashioned values. Nothing takes the place of caring and concern. Our attempt is to treat others in a manner that we would want ourselves or our family members to be treated.

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Dr. Smith's Care Philosophy

Our Mission: Safety and Excellence The mission of the Plastic Surgery Institute is to provide the best possible quality care and achieve maximum surgical results in a safe, caring environment. To this end, we have taken the steps necessary and met the stringent requirements to obtain full accreditation by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF.)