Marilyn Pelias, MD, FACS graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University in 1984, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma fraternity. She completed Tulane University School of Medicine in 1988, and began her General Surgery Residency and Research Fellowship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She refined her skills as the chief resident of Surgery at the Ohio State University.
Dr. Pelias entered solo private practice in 1994 concentrating on all aspects of General Surgery including Vascular and Cosmetic Surgery. Due to her excellent skills and caring manner, her practice was so successful that over the next eight years she added three partners and built a free-standing surgery center.
In 2002 Dr. Pelias returned to her home in New Orleans where she started a practice in Cosmetic Surgery in the French Quarter, becoming the first Medical Spa in the city. Dr. Pelias is a member of the faculty of LSU Medical School.
Dr. Pelias' areas of focus include breast augmentation and reduction, tattoo removal, laser skin resurfacing, varicose & spider vein removal, liposuction, face and eye lifts. Our office also provides physician diet systems, and a variety of concierge medical procedures. She is also involved in holistic medicine, healthy eating habits and many other lifestyle concerns.
Dr. Pelias is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons.