Dr. Laurence Arnold, MD

Dr. Laurence Arnold, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
63 y/o

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Dr. Laurence Arnold, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Asheville, NC. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.Read his story

Plastic Surgery of Asheville

2 Walden Ridge Dr Ste 20B

Asheville, NC 28803
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Breast Lift Surgery
more than 79% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
more than 79% of peers
Breast Reduction
more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Arnold's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arnold "Dr. Laurence I. Arnold is a Plastic Surgeon serving the Asheville area for more than 11 years. after relocating from South Florida. Dr. Arnold is experienced in Breast Reconstruction( TRAM flaps, implants), and has vast experience with patients referred, who have failed reconstructions or complications after breast implants ( capsular contracture, and ruptured silicone implants). In addition, Dr Arnold is skilled in microsurgical reconstruction to repair complex wounds of the head and neck and facial palsy. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the North Carolina medical Society and Western Carolina Medical Society. Dr. Arnold was also awarded the Patients' Choice Award, On-Time Doctor Award, Compassionate Doctor Recognition and the Good Samaritan Award by the Florida Medical Society. He greatest enjoyment comes from volunteer work and currently serves as President of Small World Foundation, a 501c3 non profit humanitarian organization."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Arnold "After more than twenty years of experience, we have strived to provide our patients with quality care and compassion. Choosing a qualified board certified plastic surgeon by the American Board of Plastic Surgery is very important. We offer complimentary cosmetic consultations. Patients may return for a subsequent visit prior to surgery, in order to make sure that each patient is well informed. Surgical procedures requiring general anesthesia are supervised in the hospital by MD anesthesiologist"


  • Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Debridement
  • Dermabrasion
  • 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
  • Facelift
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Rutgers University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lahey Clinic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Microsurgery Research Center, St Vincents Hosp, Melbourne, Australia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Good Samaritan Award, Florida Medical Society, 2001
Media & Publications
  • multiple journals, 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arnold's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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Dr. Arnold's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (33)

Veterans are in luck to be referred to a highly skilled, compassionate Plastic Surgeon as well as a very caring person.
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we have done7 surgeries everyone has been excellent. Dr. Arnold has fixed two places where another surgeon absolutely butchered me. He is a awesome surgeon, I would highly recommend Dr. Arnold to anyone who needs surgery.
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Good experience with wonderful outcome.
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Selena is his nurse- You couldn't ask for a more caring, kind, helpful person! She goes above and beyond her job. Dr Arnold is very kind, informative and thorough and always on schedule. I had my first surgery abdominoplasty 3 weeks ago and I am thrilled with the results. I plan to have breast...more
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Appointments were made easy. Doctor Arnold answered all my questions. He also explained the procedure. I'm very satisfied!
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Dr. Arnold accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Arnold has admitting privileges

Harris Regional Hospital
68 Hospital Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
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Mission Health
509 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
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Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Dr
Hendersonville, NC 28792
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