Dr. Stephen Metzinger, MD

Dr. Stephen Metzinger, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Stephen Metzinger, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1987 and specializes in plastic surgery, facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.Read his story

3223 8th St Ste 200

Metairie, LA 70002

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This content was provided by Dr. Metzinger "Stephen Eric Metzinger, M.D., M.S.P.H., F.A.C.S. is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Having a profound interest in plastic surgery, Dr. Metzinger chose his training to emphasize this area. He obtained his undergraduate degree at Tulane University, and received a Master's of Science in Public Health from the Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine. He then completed four years of study at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans. He received multiple honors and was elected to national honor societies, Delta Omega and Alpha Omega Alpha. He then served a two year residency in general surgery at the Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Soon after, he pursued training in Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. He then obtained highly specialized fellowship training in Facial Aesthetic Surgery at the prestigious and world-renowned McCollough Aesthetic Medical Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Inspired by his achievements in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Metzinger chose to pursue additional training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He was given the John Staige Davis Resident Research award for his innovative work in plastic surgery. He then completed sub-specialty training at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery and Microvascular Surgery. In 1996, he joined the faculty of the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans. He was dual-appointed in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery. He developed the basic science laboratory for the Plastic Surgery Division, and served as Director of Resident Research for both Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology. In 2000 he was named Co-Program Director of the Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program. During that period, several important publications and advancements in the field of breast reconstruction with perforator flaps, rhinoplasty, cosmetic eyelid rejuvenation surgery, cosmetic facial surgery, nerve regeneration and minimally invasive cosmetic plastic surgery were developed. With this body of work, Dr. Metzinger has become a renowned and highly respected aesthetic surgeon and has been asked to lecture and teach his techniques locally, nationally, and internationally. Dr. Metzinger is Triple Board Certified in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Metzinger is a Clinical Associate Professor at Tulane University Health Sciences Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Metzinger's major areas of interests are cosmetic plastic surgery of the face, nose, breast and body. Dr. Metzinger is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), American Association of Plastic Surgery (AAPS), and American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) and the Rhinoplasty Society."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Metzinger "We strive to be the best possible providers of cosmetic plastic surgical care in the greater New Orleans area. We provide nutritional, diet, skin care and weight loss support. This includes facials, microdermabrasion, massage and LASER services. We carry the complete Obagi Skin care line and a multitude of custom TCA, glycolic and croton oil peels. Our Laser services range from IPL to fractionated CO2. We offer a warm caring confidential environment in a state of the art facility. All Surgical procedures requiring anesthesia are performed in a AAAHC accredited facility."

4  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

3  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery & Facial Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

22  Conditions Treated

  • Aging Face
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Size or Shape Change
  • Broken Nose
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Deviated Septum
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Weight Loss
  • Wrinkles

57  Procedures

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Buttock Lift
  • Calf Implant
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Facial Implant Surgery
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fat Grafting to the Buttock
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Implant Surgery
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Ultra Plus XC Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • KTP Laser Treatment
  • Labiaplasty
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Mini Fift
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Oculoplastics
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Ultherapy®
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Carraway Medthodist Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Carraway Methodist
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • McCollough Aesthetic Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Maryland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr Metzinger is very professional. He is thorough on his exams and explanation of procedures. He is very approachable and accessible if needed to answer questions and concerns .
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Dr. Metzinger and his team at Aesthetics Surgical Associates are among some of the best talent in the field. From the first phone conversation with the front desk to my thorough consult, I couldn’t be more pleased with the entire experience. Dr. Metzinger exudes the utmost confidence with his...Read More
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Dr. Metzinger and his staff are friendly, kind, fun, patient and knowledgeable. I have enjoyed being in the office with all of them. My procedure was significantly easier and less painful than I expected, and with better results. I highly recommend Dr. Metzinger.
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He literally gave me my life back! I have been battling fibromyalgia for 10 yrs. I had to quit my job as a respiratory therapist & get on disability. My marriage of 22 yrs ended. I was with my mom at her appt with Dr Metzinger, & we just started chatting about implants.When I told him that I had...Read More
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Dr. Metzinger performed an abdominoplasty and breast augmentation for me with absolutely beautiful results. I could not be more pleased. He is an incredible plastic surgeon and his staff is fabulous as well. They are professional, friendly, and caring.
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