Dr. Lawrence Colen

Plastic Surgery
Norfolk, VA
46 years experience male

Locations

Norfolk Plastic Surgery

Norfolk, VA

Address

6261 East Virginia Beach Blvd, Suite 100, Norfolk, VA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina

Medicaid

CHAMPUS

Cigna

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Medicare

Tricare

About

Bio

Dr. Lawrence Colen is a plastic surgeon who specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, body, and breast, as well as reconstructive surgery of the breast. He currently practices in Norfolk just minutes from Virginia Beach, Chesapeake and Portsmouth. Dr. Colen graduated from Colgate University in 1972, where he was awarded membership to the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society for academic achievement. A graduate of the Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire in 1975, Dr. Colen went on to do his residency training in general surgery and plastic surgery at the University of California San Francisco from 1975 to 1983. Upon completion of his Plastic Surgery Residency in 1983, he joined the faculty of Dartmouth Medical School. In 1990 he joined a Plastic Surgery practice in Norfolk, Virginia, where he currently resides. He is Professor of Surgery (Plastic Reconstructive) at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Virginia

Doctor Q&A

105 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tinea corporis: Tine a corporis is a common fungal skin problem which is easily treated with prescription medicine (cream or lotion). I would visit with your primary ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
NO: Surgery or "fillers" are the only way to change your jawline
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Months: You will need to use a cream that is a mixture of tertian and hydroquinone. There are companies that mix the two together or you could obtain both cre ... Read More

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Dec 16, 2012
I was referred to Dr. Colen by a friend and my experience in his office was outstanding. His staff is respectful and knowledgeable. I was not kept waiting and was able to complete all of the new pat...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
I was referred to Dr. Colen after having complications from recent cosmetic surgery. I was given an appointment shortly after I called and Dr. Colen's office staff was very compassionate. My surgery...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Colen spent quite a bit of time with me and, in the end, the results of my surgery exceeded my expectations. I would go to Norfolk Plastic Surgery again and will be referring friends and family.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I do think I need it as my chin is sunken yes. Overall in very good hn
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much . Have a great day
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Many thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Medical School
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Godina Award - Microsurgery
Past President - American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Past member, Board of Directors - American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
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