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Dr. William A. Wallace – Medical Director

Meet Dr. William wallace

Board certified in both plastic surgery and general surgery, Dr. William A. Wallace combines both his medical experience and cosmetic expertise in his role as our medical director at Pura Vida Body & Mind Spa in Fleming Island, FL. A member of both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Dr. Wallace is on the forefront of emerging techniques and procedures, offering insight to our team and CEO. He is always continuing his education and research in order to help us provide our patients with high-quality care and service. Locally, Dr. Wallace is a member of the Greater Jacksonville Society of Plastic Surgeons and works in most major hospitals in Clay, Duval, and Saint John’s counties. He is so proud to be serving his community both inside and outside our medical spa.

Education & Training

Dr. Wallace received his Bachelor of Science at Oklahoma State University before attending medical school at the University of Oklahoma. Afterward, he completed his general surgery residency at Ohio State University, while also obtaining a masters in medical science. Dr. Wallace then completed his plastic surgery residency at Ohio State University. Following his surgical residency, he joined the faculty there as an assistant professor, training residents in post-bariatric body contouring, cosmetic surgery, and complex facial trauma. Dr. Wallace later relocated to Jacksonville, FL in 2010 where his expertise of facial trauma was integral in the opening of Level 2 Trauma Center at Orange Park Medical Center.

Professional Experience

10/2015-Present: Owner, Fleming Island Plastic Surgery, Fleming Island, FL

10/2010-2015: Coastal Cosmetic Center, Jacksonville, FL

            2010: Associate Physician

            2011: Partner

07/2007-10/2010: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,

Assistant Professor, Clinical, Division of Plastic Surgery

07/2005-06/2007: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,

            Resident, Division of Plastic Surgery

            2007: Chief Resident

07/2000-06/2005: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,

            Resident, Department of General Surgery

            2005: Chief Resident

07/2002-06/2003: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,

            Post Doctorate Research Fellow, Department of Surgical Research,

07/1999-06/2000: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH,

            Internship, Department of General Surgery

Professional Memberships

2014: American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Member

            2015: RADAR Technology Committee, Member

2011-2012: Jacksonville’s Top Docs, Jacksonville Magazine, Jacksonville, FL

2011-present: American Society of Distinguished Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, Founder

            2011-present: President

2011-present: America’s Top Plastic Surgeons, Consumers’ Research Council of America

2011-present: American College of Surgeons, Fellow

2009-present: American Society of Plastic Surgery, Member

            2012-2014: Bylaws Committee, Member

            2013-2014: Government Affairs Committee, Member

2010-2012: American Society of Bariatric Surgery, Affiliate Physician

2008-2010: Ohio Valley of Plastic Surgeons, Member

2006: Time Magazine Person of the Year

2005-present: Zollinger Surgical Society, The Ohio State University, Member

2004-2005: The Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Candidate Member

2002-2005: Heart Care International, Member

2002: Dominican Republic Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program, Surgical Team

2000-2005: Ohio Chapter-American College of Surgeons Resident Education Committee, Member

1995-2007, 2010, 2012: American Medical Association, Member

Awards & Recognition

Dr. Wallace Named Best Doctor in Jacksonville Magazine – Best In Jax Edition

Dr. Wallace named Top Doctor on RealSelf. This recognition is awarded to less than 10% of doctors on RealSelf. He has earned this status by achieving high patient satisfaction scores as reported by actual patient reviews and for providing useful and favored feedback with expert answers to patients’ questions. Dr. Wallace invests a significant amount of time in Q&A activities to help educate patients who are interested in plastic surgery procedures. For more information, visit Dr. Wallace's RealSelf profile.

Dr. Wallace has been named a “Core” doctor on RealSelf. This recognition was received for his high level of medical training, certification, and practice in specialty areas associated with performing a variety of cosmetic procedures. You can browse Dr. Wallace's RealSelf profile to find out more.

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