We Are La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery

La Belle in French means ‘the beautiful woman’, and that is entirely what La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery is all about—achieving a beauty that is perfectly, uniquely you!

La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery is a cosmetic surgery practice located in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Ambassador Caffery Parkway—directly across from the new Our Lady of Lourdes facility. The brand-new specifically designed facility opened its doors in 2008, and is located in the modern Cordoba Complex, Building M, Suite 1.

La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery specializes in surgical and non-surgical options to assist both men and women in achieving a beauty that is unique to them. Some of the surgical options La Belle offers are laser liposuction, cosmetic breast surgery, and facial cosmetic surgery, among others. Some of the non-surgical options La Belle offers are Obagi skin care line, fillers such as Restylane, Juvederm, chemical peels, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), Glo Minerals all-natural mineral makeup products, and so much more.

Dr. Jay Appurao MD, FACS, known to his patients simply as “Dr. Jay”, is the working surgeon on the premises. Dr. Jay, with his wife Dr. Vijaya Jayagopal, owns this facility and together the husband-and-wife team oversees every detail of the practice. Dr. Jay is a Board-Certified General Surgeon and also a Fellow of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, who has practiced general surgery in Louisiana since 1981. Dr. Vijava Jayagopal, also known as “Dr. Vi” is an Anesthesiologist, also in practice in Louisiana since 1981, and often assists Dr. Jay in his surgeries. Dr. Jay and Dr. Vi ensure that La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery is a family-engaged practice, and project this sense of comfort and security to their patients.

The small staff on hand is tight-knit and always willing to go the extra mile to make patients feel like family. Office manager Micah Guidry is thorough and eager to answer whatever questions a potential patient may have. She walks patients through each step of the process with professionalism. Our newest staff member, Kristian, is our resident surgical assistant. She is skilled in assisting Dr. Jay in surgery, and also often takes consultations. The staff works closely together to make the experience at La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery enjoyable, and effortless. A higher standard of service is what La Belle strives to achieve.

The Center has many outstanding attributes; among these is a certificate of accreditation from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, INC (AAAHC)—which is something that makes this small but ample facility stand above the rest. This accreditation means this facility is certified to handle any expected or unexpected events with the highest degree of safety. This accreditation is elite, and focuses on on-going evaluation to continuously achieve a higher standard of services and care.

La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm. Consultations are welcomed to be scheduled at any time. Walk-ins are also welcome. A seminar is held monthly to keep patients and curious potential patients abreast of the latest trends in cosmetic surgery, and to openly discuss any questions that may arise. There are also mixers and open-house events that give the general public a chance to become more acquainted with the business of La Belle, and Dr. Jay. There is always something new and exciting going on!

Come by and see the friendly staff here at La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery—and let us help you achieve a beauty that is uniquely you!

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