W. Thomas Lawrence, MD

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“I am proud to be certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery since 1986. I bring a wealth of experience to bear on the evaluation and treatment of your aesthetic concerns.

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“During your consultation, I will make every effort to understand your personal goals and expectations. I will provide you with information about the pros and cons of different treatment alternatives, so that you might choose an approach which best meets your individualized needs. I can assure you that your chosen procedure is carried out in the safest and most skilled manner possible. My greatest reward is a happy patient, and my team and I will make every effort to assure that you are one!”


  • Plastic surgery
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Surgery

Aesthetic/Cosmetic Surgery

  • Arm Lift
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Body Contouring/Body Lift
  • Chin Reshaping
  • Ear Reshaping
  • Eyelid Lift
  • Face Lift
  • Facial Implants
  • Gynecomastectomy (male breast reduction)
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Reshaping
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tummy Tuck

Reconstructive Surgery

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Breast Reconstruction Combined with Breast Cancer Treatment – including TRAM Flap
  • Body Contouring/Body Lift following Significant Weight Loss

Non-Surgical Procedures

  • Chemical Peels
  • Botox
  • Dermal Fillers


  • Surgery, University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, VA
  • Plastic Surgery, University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics, Chicago, IL


  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health


  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


  • Professor

Contact Information

Primary office : 1541 JCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone : 319-384-8129
Email: thomas-lawrence@uiowa.edu