Plastic Surgeon David Sterling, M.D., Joins UAMS, Will Offer Elective, Cosmetic Procedures at New Clinic

By Yavonda Chase

A board-eligible plastic surgeon, Sterling earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry at McGill University in Montreal and his medical degree at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his six-year integrated plastic surgery residency training at The University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

In addition to working at the UAMS Health Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic on the main UAMS campus, Sterling will treat patients at the new UAMS Health Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic, located in west Little Rock at 9501 Baptist Health Drive, Suite 760, in Medical Towers II.

At the aesthetic clinic, Sterling will offer such cosmetic procedures as:

  • Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
  • Arm/body/thigh lift
  • Breast augmentation/lift/reduction
  • Body contouring
  • Face lift
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Chemical peel and injectables (neurotoxin, fillers)
  • Other minimally and noninvasive treatments

“We are thrilled that Dr. Sterling has joined the UAMS Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” said James C. Yuen, M.D., professor and division chief. “David has a passion for reconstructive and cosmetic procedures, which allows us to expand our offerings into elective procedures.”

To schedule a consultation or appointment at the Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Clinic, please call 501-526-7115.

To schedule an appointment at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic, please call 501-686-8111.

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