Robert Louis Adams MD
About the Practice
Dr. Adams is a fifth generation physician who has practiced in the Memphis area since 1985. He has developed his practice from a loyal following of satisfied patients and referring physicians. He has been elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America since 1996.
His practice is devoted to the care of women only. He sees patients for cosmetic as well as reconstructive surgery. His patients are seen for facial, breast and body contouring aesthetic surgery. He has a particular focus on difficult breast surgery problems including congenital or developmental asymmetries and he treats many patients with breast implant problems.
He also sees many patients who have lost their breast to cancer.
He has a staff of experienced Plastic Surgery nurses and a patient care coordinator who are integral in his providing attentive care to each of his patients.
Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery 1987
American Board of Surgery 1985
Memphis University School
Duke University, B. S. Cum Laude 1974
University of Tennessee, M.D. 1977
University of Texas Southwestern (Parkland Hospital)
General Surgery Residency 1978 – 1983
Plastic Surgery Residency 1983 – 1985
Meets or exceeds annual American Medical Association and American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ Continuing Medical Education requirements.
Awards & Honors
Elected annually by his peers to Best Doctors in America since 1996.
Life member of National Registry of Who is Who
Komen Race for the Cure acknowledgement for 20 years of service to women with breast cancer.
Affiliations & Memberships
Baptist Hospital Memphis
Methodist Hospital Memphis
East Memphis Surgery Center- Medical Director
Methodist Germantown Surgery Center
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
Medical Director East Memphis Surgery Center
Member of national surgery center Quality Assurance Committee
Staff & Facilities
Dr. Adams practices in East Memphis with his office located on the Baptist Memphis (East) campus.
Dr. Adams works with his two registered nurses who assist him in both the office and the operating room.
- Carolyn Thomas, RN with 30 years of experience in plastic surgery nursing.
- Linda Tremayne, RN with 40 years of hospital and plastic surgery nursing experience.
- Melissa Jernigan is his patient coordinator who will assist with your initial visit and procedure planning.
American Express, Visa, Master Card, Care Credit
Cosmetassure insurance provided for all aesthetic surgery procedures