World-Class Cosmetic Surgeon
Dr. Grady Core is widely recognized in the field of plastic surgery as one of the inventors of endoscopic (minimally invasive) plastic surgery. Dr. Core was a co-developer of the technique in 1991 and has developed applications in the face, breast and abdomen since that time. He has taught the technique to other plastic surgeons throughout the world since 1992. He has been an invited speaker from Australia, to South America, to Europe, as well as prestigious universities such as New York University, Temple and others.
Dr. Core trained in plastic surgery at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and subsequently came to Birmingham, Alabama where he was a Clinical Instructor in plastic surgery for the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Core later served as Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans until returning in 1996 to make Birmingham his permanent home. He lives with his wife, Heidi, and three sons in Vestavia.
Dr. Core has numerous articles in Plastic Surgery literature and is a regular presenter and teacher at the Plastic Surgery meetings around the world. Dr. Core's long training and experience give him a broad range of expertise in the field of aesthetic surgery. He has extensive experience in plastic surgery of the face and nose, aesthetic breast surgery, and body contouring as well as cosmetic laser surgery. Dr. Core has been certified by the American Board of Surgery as well as the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of both the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as numerous other plastic surgery organizations. He has been selected for Best Doctors in the U.S.: Southeast Region, and in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.
Dr. Core is originally from Arkansas where he attended undergraduate school at the University of Arkansas and later medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Core completed full training in general surgery at Flushing Hospital Medical Center, an affiliate of Einstein University in New York City, New York. As a practicing general surgeon he was a member of the teaching faculty at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma until later developing an interest in plastic surgery. Dr. Core is member of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Grady Core specializes in aesthetic procedures of the face and body and is known throughout the world for original contributions in all these areas.