Body Plastic Surgery in Grand Rapids, MI

Your body— a study in contour. Body contouring complements a healthy lifestyle by helping you achieve your desired shape. If you’ve had extreme weight gains or losses or are experiencing skin and muscle laxity as you age, body contouring reduces the excess skin and fat that diet and exercise cannot. You may improve the look and feel of your body with shaping procedures like liposuction, tummy tuck, and arm or thigh contouring. 

Why Choose the Centre for Plastic Surgery for Body Surgery? 

Our team of highly skilled surgeons have decades of experience perfecting the art of shaping and contouring the body. Our entire team from our front office staff to our surgical support staff is dedicated to a safe, superior surgical journey for every single patient. When you choose the Centre for Plastic Surgery, you are choosing a first-class accredited facility designed with your privacy, comfort, and care in mind. 

Your Body Surgery Options at Centre for Plastic Surgery

Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty) Surgery 

Tighten lax stomach muscles and remove excess skin with a Tummy Tuck.

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Target tough to tackle areas of fat with liposuction. 

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Mommy Makeover Surgery

A mommy makeover is any combination of surgeries that aim to contour and lift parts of the body affected by pregnancy. 

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Arm Lift (Brachioplasty)

An arm lift, or brachioplasty, works to remove excess skin and fat on the upper arm area.  

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Thigh Lift (Thighplasty)

A thigh lift works to address extra, lax, or sagging skin on the inner thigh. 

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Aveli™ Cellulite Treatment

Aveli™ is a minimally invasive procedure that specifically addresses the underlying cause of cellulite dimples, for a smoother skin appearance. It can be completed as a stand-alone treatment or in conjunction with a surgical procedure.

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Our Team

Meet our experts

Douglas Leppink, MD, Board-certified plastic surgeon at Centre for Plastic Surgery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, specializes in truly personalized services that are uniquely tailored to the needs and desires of each patient.

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A diverse educational background is the foundation of Dr. Rechner’s surgical practice. Early in his education, an engineering degree gave him important problem solving skills. After choosing to follow his dream of becoming a doctor, he learned fundamental surgical principles and advanced surgical techniques through his general surgery training and plastic surgery residency.

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Rebecca Boston, MD is a compassionate and highly skilled plastic surgeon who joined the Centre for Plastic Surgery in 2023. Originally from the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Dr. Boston pursued her undergraduate and medical education at the University of Michigan. She went on to graduate with a distinction in research from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2016.

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From the Blog


Our Top Three Tips on Your Tummy Tuck Recovery

As a very busy breast on body practice, the Centre for Plastic Surgery performs a large number of Tummy Tuck procedures each year. Abdominoplasties can offer some of the most gratifying results, but they are also one of the more extensive surgeries that we offer in our onsite surgical facility. It’s incredibly important that you know what to expect and feel prepared to go home the day of surgery. Here are our top three tips on recovering from your Tummy Tuck.

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Before & After

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This patient is a 52 year old woman (5'2", 124 lbs) who was unhappy with skin laxity and the shape of her abdomen following her pregnancies. She elected to undergo a complete tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) that included excess skin removal and the repair of muscle separation. 

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This patient is a 31 year old woman (5'3", 162lbs) who was unhappy with her breast shape and size, and the appearance of her abdomen following the birth of her children. She underwent bilateral breast augmentation with Mentor Memory Gel Implants, 425mL on the right and 450mL on the left, via the inframammary crease,  and a complete tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) simultaneously. She also underwent a scar revision procedure approximately 18 months post initial surgery in order to soften the appearance of her abdominal scar. She was very pleased with her final results. 

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This patient is a 37 year old woman (5'4'', 150 lbs) who is a young mother of 3 children desiring a "Mommy Makeover, including breast augmentation and Abdominoplasty. After the birth of her 3 children, she felt as though she had a significant degree of laxity and mild breast ptosis. Her breast augmentation was performed using Mentor Smooth Round High Profile Memory Gel silicone implants (L-500cc, R-450cc) through an inframammary incision and placed in a submuscular position. She was very pleased with her results.