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Practice Philosophy

Dr. J. Gregory Kjar is a board-certified plastic surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah, dedicated to providing the highest quality of patient care. For over 25 years, Dr. Kjar has remained committed to helping his patients enjoy life to the fullest. Dr. Kjar’s beautifully designed office provides a welcoming and comforting feel, and is equipped with the most advanced technology, leading to exceptional results. At his Salt Lake City plastic surgery practice, he has helped thousands of patients find a renewed self-worth and self-confidence through various forms of rejuvenation. Some of the most popular procedures offered at his practice include tummy tuck, breast augmentation, liposuction, and BOTOX® Cosmetic. He also provides a variety of non-surgical procedures, such as laser hair removal and laser skin rejuvenation at his medical spa, Candessa Surgical & Laser Aesthetics.

Dr. Kjar strives to bring out the best in people, and help them refine their own individual beauty. This philosophy extends beyond his cosmetic patients - he takes great care to revitalize patients in need of reconstructive surgeries, including breast reconstruction. He also believes in utilizing his talents to give back to the community. Dr. Kjar has been very actively involved in Operation Smile, an organization that helps children and families in need.

After graduating from medical school at the University of Utah, Dr. Kjar continued his medical training at Providence, Mt. Carmel, and Sinai Hospitals in southeast Michigan. He also completed a craniofacial and plastic surgery fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Now, as a board-certified plastic surgeon, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several distinguished organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Utah Society of Plastic Surgery.


Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Surgery, Reconstruction, Body Surgery, Facial Surgery


Initial consultations with Dr. Kjar are complimentary, and generally last about an hour. In your consultation, Dr. Kjar will focus on getting to know you, and will ask you to explain your aesthetic goals, as well as your expectations. Taking your lifestyle and personal desires into consideration, Dr. Kjar will outline the options he feels will be able to provide you with the best possible outcome. In some circumstances, he may even recommend against a procedure if he feels that it is not in your best interests. If you are concerned about financing your surgery, payment options may also be discussed at this time.




  • Mountain West Surgical Center, Bountiful, Utah

  • Lakeview Hospital, Bountiful, Utah

  • LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Primary Children's Medical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

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Location & Office Hours

Suite B200
415 South Medical Drive
Bountiful, UT 84010-7667
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Monday - Friday 8 am to 4 pm

Saturday - By appointment only for Spa patients

Payment Options


Medicaid, Medicare, American Express, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, Patient Financing, Cash, Personal Checks, CareCredit

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Discover
  • American Express