J. Kevin Duplechain, M.D., is a premier cosmetic surgeon in Lafayette, Louisiana, and one of the very few in the region with his level of credentialing. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. In his more than 25 years of surgical experience, he has earned a reputation as an excellent choice for cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Duplechain helps patients improve their appearance and confidence with a full range of cosmetic surgery procedures, including facelift, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, and mommy makeover. The testimonials of his past and current patients, as well as our real patient stories, can help you get a better idea of the quality of care you can expect from Dr. Duplechain.
Since the age of 6, Dr. Duplechain has known he wanted to be a physician. He began pursuing his dream at Louisiana State University Medical School, earning his medical degree in 1985. He then completed his residency training in general surgery through the Ochsner Medical Foundation, with health centers around the New Orleans area, and in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Tulane University Medical Center.
In 1992, Dr. Duplechain was certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Since then, he has continued his medical education, earning certification in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in 1995, and pursuing subspecialty training and certification in cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Duplechain believes that staying on top of advancements in the medical field keeps his skills sharp and benefits his patients. For that reason, he regularly attends medical conferences as both a student and a teacher–learning from other experts and teaching courses about techniques he has developed. He’s a frequently invited guest at major industry meetings throughout the country.