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JAY APPURAO, MD, FACS

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JAY APPURAO, MD, FACS

Dr. Jay Appurao is an avid artist. He has been drawing and painting all his life, though not professionally. He paints mostly oil on canvas and pastel, and his paintings include a variety of all original subjects of his own experiences with people and nature. His great interest in photography compliments his artistic talent. Dr. Jay enjoys hosting periodic art shows to introduce new pieces, and contributes to a good cause. Stay up to date on the latest news and events for Dr. Jay Appurao Art by following our blog.

The lead surgeon here at La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Jay Appurao, MD, FACS, is board certified in general surgery, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, practicing general surgery in Louisiana for over 40 years, and Cosmetic Surgery for over 20 years.

Most people know Dr. Jay Appurao simply as “Dr. Jay”. He is married to Dr. Vijaya Jayagopal, an anesthesiologist also in practice for 40 years. He has two children. His daughter Anita Gouri, DDS now practicing pediatric dentistry in Lafayette and Baton Rouge, and his son Ash Jayagopal, PhD, who is currently living in Switzerland.

Dr. Jay is trained extensively in several areas of Cosmetic Surgery. Over the years, he has acquired excellent skills from hands-on training with experts in the fields of liposuction, Tummy Tuck (abdominoplasty), breast augmentation, breast reduction, and facial cosmetic procedures.

Quality of service is the focus here at La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery. Our advanced facility, one-on-one consultations with our surgeons, and outstanding results come together to make our patients’ experience comprehensive, informative, and second-to-none. Our knowledgeable staff is friendly, approachable, and thoroughly understands of all the cosmetic products and procedures we offer to deliver excellent service and remarkable results.

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified and Re-Certified by the American Board of Surgery

Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Fellow of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Member of American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery

Member of Washington Parish Medical Society

Member of Louisiana State Medical Society

General surgical practice since 1981

Cosmetic surgical practice since 2000

CERTIFICATION

Certified and Re-Certified by the American Board of Surgery

Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Fellow of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Member of American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery

Member of Washington Parish Medical Society

Member of Louisiana State Medical Society

General surgical practice since 1981

Cosmetic surgical practice since 2000

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LEANDRA
LABORDE

OFFICE MANAGER

LAUREN
BENOIT

PATIENT COORDINATOR

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LEANDRA
LABORDE

OFFICE MANAGER

LAUREN
BENOIT

PATIENT COORDINATOR

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