Dr. Matthew McLeod / Savannah Plastic Surgery

Savannah Plastic Surgery's Dr. Matthew McLeod specializes in cutting edge surgical and nonsurgical approaches to facial aesthetics, body sculpting, breast enhancement, and breast reconstruction. He has advanced training in laser and energy-based technology for non-surgical rejuvenation.

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Savannah Plastic Surgery’s Dr. Matthew McLeod specializes in cutting edge surgical and nonsurgical approaches to facial aesthetics, body sculpting, breast enhancement, and breast reconstruction. He has advanced training in laser and energy-based technology for non-surgical rejuvenation.

YOUR JOURNEY INTO MEDICINE

I was attracted to the field of medicine because it offered the opportunity for innovation and the ability to perfect a craft. I received a degree in general surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, where I pursued research in melanoma, surgical nutrition, and health disparities in developing countries. I then received a masters in public health (MPH) from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, and pursued a doctorate in medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine, graduating with honors.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PRACTICING MEDICINE?

Plastic surgery is defined by innovation and outcomes. Patients present with a myriad of problems and I have an opportunity to use surgical and non-surgical options to help solve the problems. One area of unique focus has been to expand the availability of patients suffering from chronic headaches through the Migraine Surgery Center of Georgia. I offer options for surgical management of certain types of head pain.

HOW HAS YOUR FIELD OF PRACTICE CHANGED SINCE COVID?

People have been motivated to invest in themselves with surgical and non-surgical treatments continuing to rise.

WHAT IS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION IN YOUR FIELD?

Plastic surgery is not just what you see on social media. Aesthetics and anatomy are always defining points and should not be overly influenced by trends.

Learn more about Dr. Matthew McLeod and Savannah Plastic Surgery:
Savannah, GA • 912.351.5050 / savannahplasticsurgery.com

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