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Plastic Surgeon Greenville


Our mission at the Aesthetic Center for Breast and Cosmetic Surgery is to provide beautiful, natural-looking results and personalized treatment of the highest quality. Whether you are interested in rejuvenating facial cosmetic surgery, slimming body contouring procedures, or shapely breast enhancement, we want you to be so satisfied with the treatment you receive at our practice that you're able to tell your family and friends you've just experienced the best medical care you've ever received. We invite you to read more about our practice, serving communities from Anderson to Spartanburg and Greenville to Asheville, as well as about cosmetic plastic surgeon Sutton Graham, M.D., and our entire dedicated team.

Meet Sutton Graham, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Portrait of Dr. Sutton Graham“I am extremely fortunate. I have been given wonderful opportunities. It is a pleasure to go to work each day, meeting interesting people, addressing their concerns, and helping them reach their goals. Hopefully, I help them enjoy life more."

Having performed plastic surgery since 1990 and cosmetic and breast procedures exclusively since 1998, Dr. Sutton Graham has helped thousands of patients achieve their dreams for a more youthful appearance, shapelier breasts, and a smoother, firmer body. His distinguished background, surgical talent, and caring demeanor make him an excellent choice for patients in the Spartanburg, Greenville, and Asheville areas who are searching for a cosmetic surgeon they can trust. Dr. Graham has completed extensive post-graduate training in plastic surgery and has undergone a two-year certification process with the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the only unlimited plastic surgery certification officially sanctioned by the American Board of Medical Specialties.He has active staff privileges and surgical credentials at both major hospitals (Greenville Hospital System and Bon Secours St. Francis). He currently serves patients at his independent, nationally accredited surgical facilities, where advanced procedures and treatments are performed in a relaxed, private setting.

Dr. Graham's Full Biography

Education

  • Baylor University, BS, Cum Laude
  • University of Texas, Southwestern Medical School, MD

Post Doctoral Education

  • Surgery Residency, Greenville Hospital System
  • Plastic Surgery Residency, University of Louisville

Licensure

  • South Carolina & Texas

Board Certification

Academic Appointments

  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Past Associate Clinical Instructor

Hospital Appointments

Past Professional Positions

  • Chairman, Division of Plastic Surgery, both area hospitals
  • Greenville County Medical Society, Executive Committee

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Certificate of Advanced Education in Cosmetic Surgery
  • Jackson Award – Young Physician of Exceptional Promise Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Memberships

Charitable Interests

  • Facial Anomalies & Cleft Evaluation Team (Children with Cleft Lip & Palate)

To meet with Dr. Graham personally and discuss your cosmetic goals, please schedule a consultation at our Greenville practice. Our cosmetic surgeon is one of the foremost in the region and draws patients from Spartanburg, Anderson, Asheville, and other nearby communities.

Our Office Staff

Each member of our team has been chosen primarily for their sincere interest in caring for our patients. They are valued for their talents and skills that allow us to provide for your needs.

 

Portrait of Betty Bap, Patient CoordinatorBetty Stapleton, Office Manager

Betty has over 20 years experience in the medical field.  You will meet Betty during your initial consultation visit she will discuss procedures you are interested in.  Betty is very knowledgeable and happy to assist patients with any and all concerns.  She is an important communication link between Dr. Graham and patients.  She is a member of the South Carolina Medical Managers Association.

Angie Angie Allen, Receptionist/Front Desk

Angie is the first face you will meet when visiting the Aesthetic Center.  She has over 12 years of experience in the medical field.  She assists Dr. Graham and staff in communicating pertinent information related to patient care.  Angie is a great source of information for clients seeking product and service information.  

 

  Kendall Garrett, Financial Coordinator/Surgery Scheduler 
 

  When visiting the Aesthetic Center for a consultation with Dr. Graham, you will meet Kendall.  As the Financial Coordinator and Surgery Scheduler, she will discuss your financial arrangements for   upcoming procedures and schedule surgery.  Kendall prepares documentation requested by insurance companies for our breast reconstruction and breast reduction patients, files the necessary claim forms, and follows-up as needed.  She has many years of experience in the medical field and is able to help our patients with any questions they may have about insurance claims.  

                                                         

Emily Eason, Office Assistant 

Emily has both front office and OR suite duties.  She handles medical records, downloading and filing photographs, data entry, and mailings.  She assists Barbara and Sara preparing the operating room and our supplies and instruments for each patient, sanitizing the entire OR, cleaning and reprocessing surgical instruments, maintaining our patient laundry, and many other duties.  

Portrait of Erin Riddle, Skin Care SpecialistErin Riddle, Skin Care Specialist

Erin Riddle is one of our Skin Care Specialists. She has 13 years of experience in her field. She is one of the few regional estheticians holding a CIDESCO diploma, and is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists. She assists our preoperative and postoperative patients as well as other skin care clients. She specializes in improving the health and appearance of mature and sun-damaged skin.

Portrait of Stacy Linder, Skin Care SpecialistStacy Bufano, Skin Care Specialist

 Stacy is one of our Skin Care Specialists. She is a licensed esthetician and a member of the Society of Plastic Surgery Skin Care Specialists. She assists our preoperative and postoperative patients as well as other skin care clients.  She specializes in improving the health and appearance of mature and sun-damaged skin.

 

 

  Janice Sasser, RN, MSN, NP-C

Janice is an advanced practice nurse with over 22 years of nursing experience, and several years of experience with specialized cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. She provides many of the non-invasive or minimally invasive procedures for our patients, including laser treatments, intense pulsed light therapy, BOTOX® Cosmetic, Restylane®, Juvaderm®, Perlane®, Beletero® injectable fillers, and Sculptra Anesthetics®. She holds membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses and has earned Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification.

Portrait of Cathy Cole, Operating Room Director and Nurse Barbara Godfrey, RN, Operating Room Director 

Barbara is the operating director and nurse for the Plastic Surgery and Specialty Center.  She is an active member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and remains current with facility standards and evidence based nursing.  Barbara will be present for your initial consultation with Dr. Graham and continue the continuity of care throughout the entire surgical process.  

 Sara Christie, RN, Recovery Room Nurse

Sara is the recovery room nurse for the Plastic Surgery and Specialty Center.  A graduate of Clemson University, she has 14 years of nursing experience.  Sara is an active member of the Association of periOperative Nurses (AORN), and remains current with surgical facility standards and evidence based nursing.  Sara will be present for your initial consultation with Dr. Graham and continue the continuity of care throughout the entire surgical process.  

Nicole Smith, Surgical Assistant 

Nicole is a certified surgical technologist (CST) with many years experience.  She is a member of the Association of Surgical Technologists.  You may see her both during office visits and in the operating room.  She directly assists Dr. Graham during surgery, cares for our specialized instruments, and answers many clinical questions patients have.  

Lyn Smeak, RN

Lyn has worked in plastic surgery/skin care for over 20 years in the New York, NY and Charlotte, NC area. She is trained in injectable therapies such as Botox®, Dysport®, and facial fillers.  A consult with Lyn will help you explore ways you can achieve a more natural and youthful appearance with no downtime.  In addition, Lyn is trained on CoolSclupting for reduction of fat.  

 

 

Barbara Cannon

Barbara has many years in the medical field.  Barbara is our part time front office receptionist, and she will assist you with any questions at the time of check in. 

Cynthia Allison

Cynthia works part time assisting Janice Sasser, NP.  Cynthia is very helpful in answering any questions you may have and helping prepare for procedures. 

Dr. Merrit Tolan, Independent Physician Anesthesiologist (MD)

Our office is unique in the region as we do not employ a nurse anesthetist. Anesthesia for our office surgery is provided by an independent board-certified physician, Dr. Merrit Tolan. She will evaluate you before your procedure, personally monitor you during surgery, and follow your post-operative recovery. She has many years of hospital and out-patient experience. She maintains Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification and stays abreast of current trends with on-going medical education.

Most of the procedures offered at our practice are performed on-site at our facilities in Greenville by our cosmetic surgeon, Sutton Graham, M.D. Our location features a specialized office surgical facility, with over 2,000 square feet that are designed and engineered to national accreditation standards. Our facility offers outstanding patient safety as well as comfort and privacy, and includes the following features:

  • Convenient and private entrance/exit
  • Sterility and infection control
  • Patient and blanket warming equipment
  • High-temperature in-house laundry facilities
  • Dedicated OR Nursing Director
  • Certified medical gas system
  • Experienced Anesthesiologist (physician)
  • Electronic patient monitoring equipment
  • Back-up power generator
  • High-efficiency OR air filtration system
  • Instrument processing and sterilization rooms
  • Monitored recovery spaces

OUR PATIENTS EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE

View of empty beds in the Surgical Center

Unlike a typical hospital or multi-specialty surgery center, our facilities are used only for cosmetic surgery procedures. We do not have many different surgeons treating all types of unrelated procedures and diseases. Our accredited, on-site facilities are used only by cosmetic surgeon Sutton Graham, M.D., and each member of our staff really understands the unique needs and concerns of cosmetic surgery patients. Our specialized facilities and expertise helps ensure the quality and safety of each surgical procedure. In addition, we have carefully designed a number of protocols to optimize the postoperative recovery of each patient. Every patient is educated and given detailed information in advance.

To learn more about what sets our practice apart from others in Greenville, including our cosmetic plastic surgeon and nationally accredited facilities, please contact the Aesthetic Center for Breast and Cosmetic Surgery today.

Nationally Accredited Facilities

View of an operating room in the office surgical facility

Most of the procedures offered at our practice are performed on-site at our facilities in Greenville by our cosmetic surgeon, Sutton Graham, M.D. Our location features a specialized office surgical facility, with over 2,000 square feet that are designed and engineered to national accreditation standards. Our facility offers outstanding patient safety as well as comfort and privacy, and includes the following features: 

  • Convenient and private entrance/exit
  • Sterility and infection control
  • Patient and blanket warming equipment
  • High-temperature in-house laundry facilities
  • Dedicated OR Nursing Director
  • Certified medical gas system
  • Experienced Anesthesiologist (physician)
  • Electronic patient monitoring equipment
  • Back-up power generator
  • High-efficiency OR air filtration system
  • Instrument processing and sterilization rooms
  • Monitored recovery spaces

Financing Options

We invite you to learn more about financing and fees at our Greenville cosmetic surgery practice. Our staff will be glad to answer any questions you may have about paying for your procedure.

Privacy/Confidentiality Notice

Since our practice was founded we have placed a high value on our patients' privacy. Federal regulations require particular notices and forms such as the notice of privacy practices. This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed, and how you can have access to this information.

Contact Our Practice to Schedule a Consultation with Our Cosmetic Surgeon

Based in Greenville, our cosmetic surgeon offers personalized cosmetic treatments in a safe, comfortable, and private setting. Our entire team is committed to ensuring that your experience at our practice is rejuvenating and low-stress. We invite you to contact our cosmetic surgery practice today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals for a younger, curvier, or trimmer appearance.