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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD
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J. Kevin Duplechain, MD
Lafayette, LA


Description of Program:

The AACS Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship in Lafayette, Louisiana is led by fellowship director Dr. J. Kevin Duplechain. Fellows will gain experience in Dr. Duplechain’s practice, which encompasses all aspects of general cosmetic surgery training, including facelift, rhinoplasty, eyelid rejuvenation, breast and body contouring, fat grafting, hair restoration, and non-invasive rejuvenation techniques.


The fellowship is designed to educate and prepare qualified surgeons for successful practice in cosmetic surgery. The program is extremely hands-on, and fellows will actively participate in all aspects of patient care, from consultation to surgery to final post-operative care visits.  


The fellowship is located in an AAAHC accredited office surgical suite on a medical campus in the heart of Lafayette. Fellows will have access to a variety of minimally invasive devices and lasers, as well as a large volume injector practice. There is opportunity for additional off-site training with two additional board certified cosmetic surgeons who are part of the faculty. 


Malpractice insurance will be provided, along with participation in the Louisiana Patient Compensation Fund. Additional benefit discussions available upon request. 


Prerequisites for Fellows:

Fellow must qualify per the AACS Fellowship Guidelines. The candidate must be eligible and able to obtain an unrestricted Louisiana medical license and meet the 1-year uninterrupted requirements of the AACS fellowship. Physicians who apply should posses a high moral and ethical character, and if selected, will receive training well-suited for a cosmetic surgery practice.


About Dr. Duplechain:

J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS is a cosmetic surgeon who performs over 1100 procedures annually from his practice in Lafayette, Louisiana. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. Dr. Duplechain’s practice focuses on facial and body rejuvenation. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, where he holds the office of Treasurer and is responsible for developing the “Campaign of 100,” which is the ABCS’s public awareness campaign. He also serves as the AACS Secretary for the 2019-2020 Board of Trustees. Dr. Duplechain is co-founder and owner of Laser Skin Care of Louisiana, where the latest techniques in skin rejuvenation are practiced.



The duration of the fellowship is one year, beginning in July.   The AACS fellowship match program will be utilized in selecting a fellow. Dr. Duplechain invites all interested and qualified applicants to consider applying for his fellowship.


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