S. Larry Schlesinger, MD, F.A.C.S., is a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 30 years of plastic surgery experience in Hawaii. He has performed more than 20,000 plastic surgery procedures.
A native of Detroit, Dr. Schlesinger took his premedical studies at the University of Michigan and medical studies at the Medical College of Virginia, where he was the highest honor graduate. He served his surgical residency at Stanford University Medical Center and his plastic surgery residence at Oklahoma Health Science Center, where he is a visiting professor of surgery.
Dr. Schlesinger is a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, a group of the most dedicated board certified surgeons specializing in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Schlesinger is also a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an Active Member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). To be an active member of ASPS, Dr. Schlesinger had to have completed four years of medical school, three years of clinical training in general surgery, a residency of at least two years in an accredited plastic surgery hospital program, taken and passed intensive board exams, and have passed the scrutiny of his peers.
In 2000, Dr. Schlesinger received the Hawaii Medical Association’s Physician of the Year for Community Service for the State of Hawaii.
Dr. Schlesinger has made scores of scientific presentations to the Plastic Surgery community and published numerous articles on techniques and procedures of cosmetic plastic surgery.
Dr. Schlesinger’s major area of interest for women is in the Mommy Makeover. The component parts of this are tummy tuck, liposuction, breast surgery to include lifts and augmentations, and labiaplasty or vaginal rejuvination. For men, Dr. Schlesinger’s main concentration is gynecomastia or male breast tissue removal. Finally, for both men and women, Dr. Schlesinger’s primary area of interest is correction of aging eyelids.