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Diane Z. Alexander, MD, FACS
Bernadette Wang-Ashraf, MD, FACS
Patricia Yugueros, MD, FACS
Board-Certified Plastic Surgeons

Artisan Plastic Surgery

The Tower at Northside
5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite 820
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
(404) 851-1998

4035 Johns Creek Parkway, Suite B
Suwanee, Georgia 30024
(770) 622-2498

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Artisan Plastic Surgery is the premier all woman physician plastic surgery practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Originally founded in 2000, Artisan Plastic Surgery has grown to three board certified plastic surgeons: Drs. Diane Alexander, Bernadette Wang Ashraf and Patricia Yugueros. The Atlanta liposuction doctors use not only their extensive plastic surgery training and experience with thousands of patients, but their artistic vision and skills to deliver the highest quality plastic surgery services to their patients.

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Dr. Diane Alexander was named one of the "Top Plastic Surgeons in America" and is the Chief of Surgery at Northside Hospital. She studied at Yale University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and trained in general and plastic surgery at Emory University. She dedicates her professional training and expertise to cosmetic facial surgery, body sculpture, breast rejuvenation, and breast cancer reconstruction. Dr. Alexander and her husband Kent, have two teenage daughters. In her spare time she designs and creates her own glass beads and jewelry.

Dr. Bernadette Wang-Ashraf joined Artisan Plastic Surgery in 2001. She graduated summa cum laude from Purdue University and trained in general and plastic surgery at one of the leading academic institutions in the country, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She devotes her professional training and experience to cosmetic breast surgery, body contouring, and breast cancer reconstruction. Dr. Wang-Ashraf and her husband Farooq Ashraf have three young daughters and is also a talented artist. She spends her free time painting and playing the piano.

Dr. Patricia Yugueros joined Artisan Plastic Surgery in April of 2007. She earned her medical degree in Cali, Colombia. She then completed her General Surgery residency as well as her Plastic and Reconstructive surgery training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Yugueros was then offered a Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular surgery at Mayo Clinic, a position given almost exclusively to Orthopedic surgeons. Dr. Yugueros enjoys the full spectrum of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, including breasts, body and facial rejuvenation. She has a special interest in aesthetic surgery of the hand, being one of the few surgeons in the country to perform this type of procedure. Dr. Yugueros is married to Dr. Juan Sarmiento, a hepatobiliary surgeon with a teaching appointment at the Department of Surgery of Emory University. They have two lovely daughters.

The doctors and staff of Artisan Plastic Surgery are dedicated to providing exceptional plastic surgery services for each of their patients from the moment they walk in the door to the time they are healed from their surgery. As women physicians, Drs Alexander, Wang-Ashraf and Yugueros understand the complex relationship between self-esteem and body image. They work with each patient, individually, to help them realize their goals and dreams.

For more information about cosmetic surgery or breast cancer reconstruction please call the Atlanta, Georgia office at (404) 851-1998 or their Suwanee, Georgia office at (770) 622-2498.

More about the Physicians of Artisan Plastic Surgery

Diane Z. Alexander, MD, FACS, co-founded Artisan Plastic Surgery in 2000, the first, all women physician plastic surgery practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons, Dr. Alexander devotes her private practice to the pursuit of the highest quality plastic surgery services for her patients. She views her profession as a form of artistic expression and has become one of the most respected plastic surgeons in Atlanta.

Dr. Alexander graduated cum laude from Yale University, where she studied music, history, art and political science as well as premedical courses. She studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society.

Following medical school, Dr. Alexander trained at Emory University in the general and plastic surgery residency programs. During her clinical training, she served as a fellow in the transplant immunology department performing mouse heart transplants using microsurgical techniques. She received grants for this work from the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, co-published dozens of articles in peer reviewed scientific journals and lectured extensively in the United States as well as abroad.

Dr. Alexander is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and is Chief of Surgery at Northside Hospital. She is active in the community as a member of the Atlanta Women's Foundation and the Atlanta Women's Medical Alliance. For relaxation, she enjoys spending time with her husband Kent and two teen-age daughters, collecting art, traveling to the Oregon coast and Costa Rica, and designing and creating glass beads and jewelry.

Bernadette Wang-Ashraf, MD, FACS is a leading board-certified plastic surgeon with the highest level of experience in the areas of breast surgery, body contouring, aesthetic facial surgery, and breast cancer reconstruction.

Dr. Wang-Ashraf graduated summa cum laude from Purdue University before going on to earn her medical degree at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Wang-Ashraf then completed rigorous training in general surgery and plastic surgery at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, followed by a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the Raymond Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

After her training, Dr. Wang-Ashraf was honored with an academic position in the Emory University plastic surgery residency program, where she mentored and taught Emory residents. In 2001, she joined Dr. Alexander in private practice at Artisan Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Ashraf is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and she is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. In addition, she was honored with membership to the Johns Hopkins Medical and Surgical Association and the Atlanta Women's Medical Alliance. Dr. Ashraf is the mother of three young daughters and is married to the renowned Lasik surgeon Dr. Farooq Ashraf. She is also a talented painter and enjoys playing the piano in her free time.

Patricia Yugueros, MD, FACS joined Artisan Plastic Surgery in April of 2007. She is a native of the Latin culture, and earned her medical degree in Cali, Colombia. She completed her General Surgery residency as well as her Plastic and Reconstructive surgery training at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Yugueros was offered a Fellowship in Hand and Microvascular surgery at Mayo Clinic, a position given almost exclusively to Orthopedic surgeons. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is member of many local and national scientific societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Yugueros has presented her academic work in several national and international venues and has contributed to many journal articles and book chapters in the field of plastic surgery as well as hand and microvascular reconstructive surgery. Dr Yugueros has also been the recipient of prestigious awards by the American College of Surgeons and the Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation.

Dr. Yugueros enjoys the full spectrum of aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, including breasts, body and facial rejuvenation. She has a special interest in aesthetic surgery of the hand and is one of the few physicians in this country who performs this procedure.

Dr. Yugueros is married to Dr. Juan Sarmiento, a hepatobiliary surgeon with a teaching appointment at the Department of Surgery of Emory University. They have two lovely daughters.

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