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					Jim Elkins, MD

Dr. Elkins was born and raised in the beautiful state of Arkansas. He earned his B.S. in
Microbiology at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville in 1969. He then attended medical
school at the University of Arkansas School for Medical Science in Little Rock from 1969 to
1973. Dr. Elkins did an internship at St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa in 1973 and then joined the
residency program at the University of Oklahoma in Tulsa in 1974. He completed his residency
in obstetrics and gynecology in 1977 and moved to Rogers, Arkansas, to begin private practice
in obstetrics and gynecology. He was the first Board Certified Obstetrician Gynecologist to
practice in Benton County. Dr. Elkins and Dr. Harry Harmon established the Rogers Clinic for
Women and Children in 1977.

Soon after beginning practice he attended one of the first liposuction post-graduate courses in
the United States at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Elkins was the
first physician in Arkansas to do liposuction and one of the first physicians in the mid-United
States to perform liposuction. Over the years, he has continued to study, learn and perform new
cosmetic procedures.

Today, Dr. Elkins’ practice is built around the health and beauty of the female patient. He
continues to practice gynecology, infertility, weight loss and other aspects of female health care,
but his practice is primarily centered around cosmetic procedures and cosmetic surgery. A new
and very important aspect of Dr. Elkins’ practice is anti-aging or longevity medicine with total
hormone replacement for both men and women.

Dr. Elkins is NOT a plastic surgeon, nor does he claim to be a plastic surgeon. Dr. Elkins is a
cosmetic surgeon. As a cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Elkins does procedures and prescribes
medications to make people look better, feel better and BE HEALTHIER. He has been doing
cosmetic surgery in his office using local and IV sedation for over 23 years. H e was the first
physician in Arkansas to perform liposuction. He has been doing breast enlargement surgery in
his office for over 13 years. Dr. Elkins is the ONLY physician in the state of Arkansas
performing the newest technique in breast enlargement surgery. With this technique, all of the
surgery is done through a one-centimeter incision in the bellybutton with no new scars on OR
around the breasts, hence the description of the surgery as scarless breast enlargement. Click
on main procedures for more information about scarless breast enlargement.

Dr. Elkins is Board Certified in a surgical subspecialty. He is a Fellow of the American Academy
of Cosmetic Surgery, which is the largest organized group of cosmetic surgery doctors in the
world. Over the years, Dr. Elkins has attended and continues to attend multiple post-graduate
training courses in different areas of cosmetic surgery. He has worked with and been trained by
some of the best cosmetic surgeons in the world.

Presently, Dr. Elkins performs scarless breast enlargement, breast reduction, breast lift
liposuction and body contouring, abdominoplasty, non-surgical facelift, endoscopic brow lift,
endoscopic facelift, traditional facelift, surgical neck lift, upper and lower eyelid surgery, removal
of excess skin from any part of the body, inner thigh lift, arm lift, cellulite reduction
(Endermologie), chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Botox® injections, collagen injections,
facial rejuvenation, varicose vein removal, hair removal, scar revision, mole removal, torn
earlobe repair and vaginal tightening surgery. Dr. Elkins is dedicated to his patients and his
work and loves what he does because he loves making people feel better about themselves.

				
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