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 Dr. Emerson is a board-certified plastic surgeon with

over 16 years of experience specializing in cosmetic and

reconstructive surgery of the breast, abdomen, and face.

He enjoys working with both cosmetic and reconstructive

patients and feels that the differing skills required for each

are complimentary to one another. Dr. Emerson understands

that each patient is unique, with different needs

and expectations. He is known for taking the time to listen

to each patient in striving to achieve his or her unique

goals. Dr. Emerson believes that superior results require

a combination of art, science, and good judgment.

He endeavors to create a youthful and natural look while

minimizing risk and maximizing comfort.


Dr. Emerson feels that the consultation is the time to learn as much as possible about your concerns, your options, and to build a trusting relationship. He realizes that many patients are anxious about the consultation and he therefore strives to put you at ease so that all of your questions are answered. Dr. Emerson usually spends at least thirty minutes learning about you and your goals and discussing treatment options to help you make an informed decision.  He believes that each patient is unique and deserves individualized attention.  Dr. Emerson will listen carefully to each of concerns to help you reach your goals.  He wants his patients to be knowledgeable about their cosmetic concerns and the potential treatments.

Your complimentary consultation may be scheduled by simply calling the office and asking for Shannon.  She is our patient care coordinator and will be able to answer most--if not all--of your questions.  She will strive to find the best time for your individual consultation.   You may also contact her at SVlaservich@PPSD.COM


Our state of the art, on-site, surgical facility is AAAASF accredited.  The surgical suite is accredited and inspected for safety and adheres to strict standards. We emphasize patient privacy and safety. Our operating rooms are modern and well-equipped. Anesthesia is provided by Certified Nurse Anesthetists who specialize in outpatient cosmetic surgery. Our staff is ACLS accredited, experienced, and pleasant.

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Location & Office Hours

649 N. New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28054-7541
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New Hope Office/Gastonia

Monday through Friday 8-5 


Shelby Office

Monday through Friday 8-5

Location #2

700 N. Lafayette St.
Shelby, NC 28150
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Payment Options


Medicaid, Medicare, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, Patient Financing, Cash, Personal Checks, CareCredit, Bank and Other Financing Programs, Credit Cards, HMO/PPO/Other Insurance

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Discover