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Meet Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor, Plastic Surgeon in Atlanta, GA

Lisa Bootstaylor, MD

Her staff describes her as a “girlfriend and confidant.” Her patients liken her to Oprah Winfrey. She is soft-spoken and always with a ready smile. And as a plastic surgeon, she merges her intellectual fervor for plastic surgery with technical expertise to create, aesthetic beauty that compliments her clients. Extremely well-trained, board certified, published, and a regional lecturer on aesthetic surgery, Dr. Bootstaylor smoothly and seamlessly transitions from expert technician, pointing out “areas of improvement” during a consultation, to a lifestyle and beauty cheerleader emanating serene confidence in the aesthetic surgery process.

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Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor attributes her discipline, ambition and professional success to her undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College where she was a Lang Scholar. This small, liberal arts Quaker college imbued in Dr. Bootstaylor the foundation elements so essential to all life success: the importance of family, the quality of self-reliance, and the sense that all things are possible for those willing to work hard. With an aptitude for the Sciences and an interest in art, Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor attended New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM).Dr. Bootstaylor is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and a member of the National Medical Association.

Medical Training

During her medical training, Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor worked in the wound healing laboratory of Stanley Levenison, a world renowned, wound healing scholar and won a high competitive AECOM International Health Fellowship. The international health fellowship enabled Dr. Bootstaylor to study and deliver medical and surgical care to the remote archipelago of islands, the Republic of Vanuatu. Upon returning to the States, Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor completed a five-year general surgery residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Pursuing an interest in wound healing and its potential beauty application she completed a two-year fellowship in molecular biology at the University of San Francisco. While doing research, she was awarded a NIH trauma grant. Her plastic surgery training was obtained at the University of Pittsburgh, one of the country’s best plastic surgery programs. Her training was extensive in cosmetic, breast and orthognathic (oral maxillary) surgery. The depth, breath and rigorousness of the plastic surgery training provided Dr. Bootstaylor with the technical and clinical expertise to establish Atlanta APC Plastic Surgery and Anti-Aging Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Her extensive training in cosmetic surgery, her training at one of America’s top plastic surgery programs and her pursuit of technical excellence has earned her the respect of colleagues and applause from her clients.

Unique Approach

Dr. Bootstaylor’s unique approach to the cosmetic medicine and plastic surgery process is what sets her apart. She is both artist and surgeon and has a unique prospective of beauty which comes in all shapes, colors and sizes. During consultations she addresses cultural considerations such as scar-sparing surgery to optimize the aesthetic result. She says, “It’s all about the big picture and the aesthetic.” She and her staff see their work as a kind of whole person metamorphosis that includes the physical but expands into the mental and emotional. “When individuals feel good about themselves and their appearance, all kinds of wonderful things are possible.”Dr. Bootstaylor has dedicated her practice to providing the highest quality plastic surgery to Atlanta patients based on each individual’s goal. She runs her plastic surgery practice with a personalized approach that ensures all of her patients receive individual attention and care. Clients choosing to work with Dr. Bootstaylor will always meet personally with her during consultations and see Dr. Bootstaylor during their post-op course.

Born Sense of Aesthetics

As a highly-skilled surgeon, sophisticated art collector and photographer, Dr. Bootstaylor, has an eye for aesthetic sensibility and beauty. She brings to her practice a unique blend of intense training, surgical excellence, deep and unparalleled artistic judgment. She is known for establishing strong doctor-patient relationships and being a lifestyle and beauty cheerleader to clients through education, trust and understanding. Her philosophy leads to countless, successful cosmetic results and scores of elated clients.

Featured in Super Doctors

Dr. Bootstaylor’s impeccable credentials and aesthetic analysis of both the plastic surgery and cosmetic medical process has positioned her at the top of her field and as one of Atlanta’s premier cosmetic plastic surgeons. An additional well-kept secret about Dr. Bootstaylor is that she is the first female board certified plastic surgeon in Georgia and the Southeast of the United States. Well-credentialed and unique, she is often used as a resource for Atlanta Magazine, The Atlantan, Essence Magazine and local radio and TV networks.

Community Work

In her spare time, Dr. Bootstaylor is an active philanthropically and a community dynamo. She is devoted to causes for children with learning disabilities and an active physician in the organization Sister’s By Choice, an organization which increases the awareness of breast cancer in the African-American community. Dr. Bootstaylor is on the advisory board of The Atlanta Chapter of 100 Black Women and is a regional interviewer and representative for Swarthmore College, her alma mater. Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor is married and has three children.

Continuing Education

As a regional and national lecturer on scar-sparing surgery, Dr. Bootstaylor keeps her approach to aesthetics on the cutting edge by attending medical cosmetic continuing education to introduce and stay abreast of the latest innovation in the field of cosmetic medicine and plastic surgery.

  • Mentor Silicone Implant Regional Investigator 1999 present
  • Perspectives and Advances in Plastic Surgery 03/20/05
  • ASAPS 2005 ANNUAL MEETING / ASAPS 04/28/05
  • Biennial Plastic Surgery Conference: Barcelona, Spain / PSEF 07/16/05
  • ASPS 2006 ANNUAL MEETING / ASPS 10/ 2006
  • Advances in Liposuction 10/2006
  • Advances in Noninvasive Facial Enhancements 10/2006
  • Inamed Silicone Implant Academy 10/2006


Our Reviews
Wrong made Right "Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor and her staff were amazing. They made each visit a good experience. After losing weight I did not feel at all good about my appearance. Dr. Bootstaylor did an amazing job turning my dream body into reality. I really love my finished results. I feel amazing and my confidence level has shot up 100%. Thinking back on everything, I feel I made the right decision choosing Dr. Bootstaylor. I would definitely recommend her to others." by Detric R.
SHE GOT ME SUPER TIGHT "Dr. Bootstaylor is SUPER AMAZING!! Love this Lady. She and her staff Chelsey are very professionAL and trustworthy. If she says it, you can count on it. She performed the best muscle repair EVER. I’ve got my figure back… :-)" by D.C.
My New Look "Very pleased with my results if I had to do it all over again I would!!!!!!!" by Diana Frazier
Best thing I have ever done! "Dr. Bootstaylor is amazing in her profession! I am considering going back to have more work done of other parts of my body! I just love her style and her work!" by M Freeman
Thanks again "I must say I love Dr Bootstaylor and her staff. She made me feel very comfortable and confident. My breasts are absolutely beautiful. Thanks again" by Chandra Mayo
My procedure was a tremendous success "My procedure was a tremendous success, as I knew it would be, and I will continue to recommend the doctor and her staff to anyone who is considering plastic surgery." by P. P.
My results have changed my life "I couldn’t have dreamed of better breasts. They are exactly what I wanted and I almost do not recognize my breasts in the mirror now. Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor took the time to explain the entire procedure to me on our first consult day and answer all of my questions. I loved the all-female office. I always felt comfortable. My results have changed my life. I am able to fit into clothes I never would have been able to wear." by M. F.
Thank you for sharing your gift with me "You have a gift! Thank you for sharing it with me." by A. B.
I’m floored by the result "Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor you are petite and pleasant and I cannot believe how you transformed my body into shapely curves. As you said, You work with what you have. I’m floored by the result." by A. C.
Your spirit is exceptional. "Your spirit is exceptional." by K. S.
I’m loving my new look! "I just want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for the wonderful results from my surgery. The entire process was very positive and that’s because of you and your great professional staff. I still think I’m a vain old woman but I’m loving my new look!" by P. L.
You all are truly wonderful! "I would like to take this moment to show my gratitude for your kindness and the great job you all did as each of you helped my daughter prepare for her first surgery. You all are truly wonderful! Thanks for your Kindness and making us feel comfortable about the surgery. May god continue to shower you all with His blessings." by P. N.
Thank each of you so much "Thank each of you so much for being so kind and patient with me during and after my surgery. You all are beautiful and I really appreciate everything you’ve done." by K. G.
I am very very very happy "I just want you to know that I am very very very happy with the reduction that you performed. I feel so much more confident about my body and I’m just pleased. – Thanks a million." by C. R.
I am so happy "I am so happy that I was able to benefit from your surgical care and your warm and caring bedside manner. I wish you and your practice the best." by J. A.
Thank you for taking good care of me during surgery "Just wanted to say thank you for taking good care of me during surgery. You are truly a beautiful person inside and out." by K. G.
Thanks for giving me my superwoman back! "Thanks for giving me my superwoman back!" by R. P.
Professional and courteous staff "Your professional and courteous staff is so refreshing." by L. T.
I wish you the best "I wanted to let you know how I blessed I feel to have found a caring health professional such as yourself to help connect the conditions that had been affecting the quality of my life for too long. I wish you the best." by J. A.
You guys are phenomenal! "I have never had a physician’s office call me and email during my business travel to remind me to carry out a post-operative instruction. You guys are phenomenal!" by S. B.
Thank you for being an excellent doctor! "I would like to express my appreciation for the wonderful job you have done. Thank you for being an excellent doctor!" by M. L.
The results are fantastic! "I felt really taken care of and much supported. Dr. Lisa Bootstaylor and her staff were very helpful with choosing the right size of implants. The results are fantastic! It turned out perfect!" by C. C.
Your office is committed to the highest standard "I’ve worked in a lot of physician offices and seen a lot of things, but after meeting you I see why your staff is always professional, patient, attentive and dedicated. These qualities emanate from you. Your office is committed to the highest standard of patient care." by L. M.
Thanks for making my holidays ever so bright! "Thanks for making my holidays ever so bright! Wishing you and yours the same!" by S. R. J.
I wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart "I wish to thank you from the bottom of my heart for turning this surgery into such a transformative event in my life." by M. T.
Dr. B is board certified in beautification! "I searched the internet looking at before and after photos and I spoke with representatives at a lot of offices that performed buttock augmentation. On the phone and on the internet, I encountered descriptions of lengthy OR times, staged surgery procedures, liposuction pictures that looked like buttock augmentation had been preformed but not listed and non- plastic surgeons predominately advertising the Brazilian buttock lift. I picked Dr. Bootstaylor because of her before and after liposuction photos, her excellent reputation in the community and her broad certification in Plastic Surgery. The consult was great and the new sensible shapeliness of my…" by J. J.
Thank you for helping me help myself "Amazing post-operative care and concern! Thank you for helping me help myself. I’m sorry I waited so long." by A. M.
Dr. Bootstaylor is an artist "I am an attractive young lady and I have struggled to reshape my figure. With in one month of my fat transfer and liposuction, I look and feel so different about myself. Dr. Bootstaylor is an artist. I love dressing up now and I am now even more motivated to maintain my result." by W. J.
Thanks for believing in me "You definitely have an artistic eye and I can not believe how you transformed my spirits and my lifestyle. You always had a ready smile and confidence in my result. Thanks for believing in me." by T. J.
I would recommend her office over and over again "The lower half of my body does not match the upper half of my body and Dr. Bootstaylor explained my condition so simply that I believed I could hope for change. I am still healing and shrinking and could not be more pleased by my result, post-operative care and the service that her great office provided. Although Dr. Bootstaylor did not perform a Brazilian buttock lift or buttock augmentation, she shaped the lower half of my body to accentuate and compliment my naturally large buttock. I would recommend her office over and over again." by J. S.
Results Exceeded My Expectations! "I’m a big fan of Dr. Bootstaylor and her staff! I'm overjoyedwith the results of my mommy makeover. Dr. Bootstaylor iseverything I could have hoped for in a Plastic Surgeon. She is a gifted surgeon, caring, experienced and professional. Thank you for my new body." by Karen Rychlik