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Meet Dr. Smith

Dr. J. George Smith, Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon near Jackson, MS

At our facial plastic surgery practice in Ridgeland, MS, we love helping our patients put their best faces forward in relationships, first impressions, and day-to-day interactions. Our highly trained and experienced team of facial plastic surgery professionals is dedicated to making your plastic surgery experience safe, comfortable, and of the highest quality possible.

Dr. J. George Smith, the founder of Faces, is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Smith has retired and is no longer seeing patients, but Dr. Jordan will be able to assist you with any of your surgical needs.

About Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith has spent most of his life as a pioneer of facial plastic surgery in Mississippi. He has been an innovator in medical skin care for sun damaged and aging skin throughout his entire career. Dr. Smith is proud to have been the first board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Mississippi. In 1998 he launched Faces and helped it grow from a facial plastic surgery practice to a full medical aesthetic clinic that also offers cosmetic treatments and skincare services.

Dr. Smith has been passionate about using advancements in cosmetic surgery to offer his patients minimally invasive, office-based procedures such as laser liposuction and cosmetic injectables. His emphasis, over many years and with thousands of patients, was always to achieve a natural, un-operated look under the safest conditions for the patient.

Dr. Smith was a member of the clinical teaching staff at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a contributing editor of a popular consumer’s guide to facial plastic surgery called, “The Face Book.”

More About Dr. Smith

Dr. Smith has deep roots at the University of Mississippi. He completed both his undergraduate studies and medical school at the University of Mississippi. There, he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society, a professional medical organization that focuses on recognizing excellent medical scholarship and promoting high ethics in medicine.

Dr. Smith’s internship was at the Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX. He served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force before returning to Mississippi in 1968 to complete a residency in Otolaryngology – a surgical specialty focused on the ear, nose, neck, and throat. Dr. Smith has also studied various aspects of facial plastic surgery at the University of Iowa, Tulane University, and Northwestern University.

Dr. Smith and his wife, Mary Elizabeth, live in Jackson, MS. They have 3 children and 8 grandchildren, spread across Mississippi, Texas, and Tennessee. He enjoys gardening, beekeeping, hunting and playing duplicate bridge. And when Dr. and Mrs. Smith are not in town or visiting family, they are traveling extensively around the globe.

Dr. Smith holds board certifications from the:

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Dr. Smith is a fellow of the:

  • American College of Surgeons

Dr. Smith is a member of the:

  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Mississippi State Medical Association
  • American Medical Association