W. Grant Stevens MD
About the Practice
Dr. Grant Stevens is Founder and Medical Director of Marina Plastic Surgery Associates, a greater Los Angeles plastic surgery practice. He and his team have created a unique practice combining top-notch surgical skills, up-to-the-minute medical techniques and warm, understanding, personal attention for every client. Patients can expect an enhanced appearance and a pleasant experience.
Dr. Stevens devotes himself to the development of sound, new approaches to plastic surgery and refinement of existing standard procedures with one goal in mind: a beautiful, natural look for every patient.
As a board-certified plastic surgeon with clients in Beverly Hills and throughout Southern California, Dr. Stevens offers a full complement of procedures spanning breast enhancement, body contouring and facial cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Stevens is a pioneer in developing and perfecting surgical techniques to fit the needs of today’s active people. He’s the creator of the Stevens Laser Bra, an internal “bra” fashioned from the patient’s own tissue that can be used in breast lift, breast reduction and breast enlargement surgeries in his Los Angeles area center. Dr. Stevens and his colleagues have also perfected Mommy Makeovers, safe and effective combination procedures tailored to each client’s needs.
Marina Plastic Surgery Associates offers extensive medical spa services including the latest in laser and light treatments, injectables, physician-strength skin care products and more.
Background & Certification
Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery (1989)
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (1981)
Internationally recognized throughout the industry for plastic surgery leadership and innovation, Dr. Stevens is frequently called on to give time to helping advance the field. He has served as a clinical investigator for a variety of breast implants, for instance, for U.S. government organizations such as the FDA and for private companies.
Dr. Stevens is also recognized as an expert by the media. Television appearances have included:
The Learning Channel
PBS Nightly Business Report
Graduating with honors from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, Dr. Stevens returned to Washington University-Barnes Hospital three years later to complete fellowships in Hand Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. In the interim he took his general surgery training at Harbor UCLA Medical Center.
Dr. Stevens is currently on the Plastic Surgery faculty of UCLA and USC. He has been an invited visiting professor at Loma Linda University, The University of Switzerland and The University of Denmark.
Publications and Presentations
Throughout his career, Dr. Stevens has been a prolific writer, with dozens of articles and papers published in journals such as The American Journal of Surgery, the Annals of Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Times.
Dr. Stevens has also been interviewed for articles in USA Today, People Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Beauty, Forbes, Glamour, Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Times, Business Week, Men's Fitness, LA Times Magazine, Longevity, Cooking Light, Discovery and numerous newspapers.
Dr. Stevens is often tapped to assist other surgeons to further develop their skills. Along with his ongoing and visiting professorships in the U.S., Sweden and Denmark, he has delivered more than 50 lectures and presentations in national, international and institutional settings. He has also chaired several international symposia on liposuction, laser surgery, wound management and more.
Awards & Honors
Dr. Stevens earned scholarships, academic honors and Phi Beta Kappa membership during medical school. He was recognized for surgical excellence with a fellowship in surgical research and the Senior Prize in Surgery from Washington University.
Special citations and commendations have also been awarded to Dr. Stevens by organizations such as the California State Senate, the California State Assembly, the California Medical Board and the City and County of Los Angeles.
Dr. Stevens was very pleased to be selected by his peers recently as one of America’s top physicians in “The Guide to Top Doctors.”
Affiliations & Memberships
Dr. Stevens’ has surgical privileges at several Southern California facilities: UCLA Medical Center, St. John's Hospital and Health Center, Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital, Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital, Wadsworth VA Medical Center and Marina Outpatient Surgery Center.
Dr. Stevens holds nearly a dozen professional society memberships:
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
International Confederation of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation
The Lipoplasty Society of North America
Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons
California Society of Plastic Surgeons
Los Angeles County Medical Association
California Medical Association
Fellow, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
Dr. Stevens is a past Chairman of The Department of Surgery at the Daniel Freeman Marina Hospital and the hospital’s past Chairman of the Liposuction Committee and past co-director of The Breast Center. He has been an officer of several government and professional committees including serving as Chairman of the California Medical Association’s Advisory Panel on Plastic Surgery.
Staff & Facilities
Dr. Stevens performs his Los Angeles area cosmetic surgery procedures at the state-of-the-art Marina Outpatient Surgery Center in the UCLA Medical Building in Marina Del Rey. The facility is fully accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, an organization whose mission is to ensure the highest quality patient care. All anesthesiologists are certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with training in advanced cardiac life support.
Dr. Stevens’ clients are welcomed and cared for by highly-qualified staff, many of whom have been with Dr. Stevens for several years. Patients enjoy the finest in personal service and the warm, relaxed yet refined atmosphere.
Dr. Stevens and his staff have perfected the “fly in for surgery” protocol, making it comfortable for clients from all over the world to take advantage of his skills.
Consultation payments are due at the time of service. Surgical procedure payments must be made in advance of surgery. Most credit cards are accepted. Contact one of Dr. Stevens’ offices for complete information.