Dr. Stanwix

Matthew G. Stanwix, M.D. F.A.C.S.

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Why Do People Travel From All Over to see Dr. Stanwix?

Your health and breasts are very important. There is no room for error. If you have been thinking about enhancing your breasts, you owe it to yourself to seek out the best. After all, your breasts are not the place for on-the-job training. To get exceptional results and the highest quality of care it takes a well-trained, experienced Cosmetic Surgeon-Artist.

Dr. Matthew G. Stanwix, MD, FACS is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and an Accredited Fellow, the highest honor of the American College of Surgeons. His remarkable pedigree includes Ivy League Education at Dartmouth College and Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery Training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Ranked #1 Hospital In the US).

Dr. Stanwix has been extensively sought out as an expert on Breast Surgery, haven given over 60 Lectures at various symposiums and constantly interviewed by the media on current breast surgery trends. In addition, Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Stanwix has led groundbreaking research, written over 15 manuscripts in Plastic Surgery Journals, and authored four book chapters. Numerous accolades, awards, and the highest patient satisfaction prove his dedication to you and your care as well as surgical excellence.

He strives beyond his 12 years as an expert in Cosmetic Breast Surgery; with medical mission trips and other means of giving back to the community.


Cosmetic Surgery at Stanwix Plastic Surgery

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Your care at Stanwix Plastic Surgery, in Richmond VA, led by Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr. Stanwix, is a one-of-a kind haven for your breast and body transformation. The environment is poised for a smooth, low key experience, with lots of pampering and minimally invasive techniques. Stanwix Plastic Surgery is where Dr. Stanwix enhances the breasts and body of thousands of women from all walks of life, including soccer moms, doctors, business executives, and professional athletes. Dr. Stanwix and his staff will meet and exceed your needs, guiding you smoothly through the surgery process with the upmost confidentiality and comfort. His calming and confident presence is a breath of fresh air and will comfort you throughout the process. His Cosmetic Coordinator, Deb Ely, will be your contact and point facilitator throughout your breast journey. For our out of town guests, accommodations for travel and overnight stay will be set up for you in a seamless and facile means. To add a genuine personal touch, Dr. Stanwix provides you with a Breast Enhancement Recovery Kit free (which includes pain reducing measures, swelling and wound healing medicines, garments, and a top of the line scar cream).

The Virginia Physcians for Women Surgery Center, West Creek Surgery Center, and St. Francis Hospital are fully accredited facilities where Dr. Matthew G. Stanwix performs his outpatient cosmetic surgeries. The state of the art facilities include the latest in technological advances to assist Dr. Stanwix in his minimally invasive and cutting edge surgical techniques (such as endoscopic and VASER Equipment). You can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon as well as a Board Certified Anesthesiologist are taking great care of you. In fact, quality, safety, and confidentiality are of the upmost importance for Dr. Stanwix and the staff at Stanwix Plastic Surgery.

Educational Background & Honors

College: University of Notre Dame

  • Honors: Summa Cum Laude (GPA 3.82), Alpha Epslion Delta (Premedical Honor Society), International Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School

  • Honors: Graduated with honors (one of five)

Plastic Surgery Training: The Johns Hopkins Hospital

  • Honors: Selected at the first administrative Chief Resident

Other Honors

  • Top 2% in all three medical Licensing Exams
  • Top 10% each year in National Plastic Surgery Exams
  • Scored in the top 15 of all Plastic Surgeons in the world during the American Board of Plastic Surgery Oral Examination
  • Dean’s High Honor List Every Semester
  • Paul Ambrose Public Health Leadership Institute-2003-American
  • Medical Student Association- Selected as one of seven out of all US medical school students to attend
  • William T. Mosenthal Award for Highest Surgical Achievement
  • Nominated as Johns Hopkins Hospital Surgical Intern of the Year 2005-2006
  • Baltimore Academy of Surgery: Researcher of the Year 2008
  • Selected as First Administrative Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Chief Resident 2011
  • Selected and an Integral part of the Facial Transplantation Team-University of Maryland/Shock Trauma (Full Facial Transplant March 19-20, 2012)


"I wanted to tell you I really feel that my surgery changed my life…. I have found a confidence I lost after my pregnancy…I enjoy getting dressed in the morning…Thank You!!!" - SL, Richmond, VA Tummy Tuck Patient

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