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Taylor Theunissen, MD

Taylor Theunissen, MD, is an ASPS Member plastic surgeon who is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery® and trained specifically in plastic surgery. ASPS members operate only in accredited medical facilities, adhere to a strict code of ethics and fulfill continuing medical education requirements in plastic surgery, including training in patient safety techniques. As your medical partner, Dr. Theunissen is dedicated to working with you to achieve your goals.


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Doctor Taylor Theunissen, MD is one of the top plastic surgeons in Baton Rougeand surrounding Louisiana areas. He combines the latest surgical techniques with state-of-the-art technology to help his patients achieve the more natural and balanced facial, body, and breast results they desire. Dr. Taylor Theunissen sometimes referred to as Dr. T, graduated from LSU med school, and has continued his surgical training beyond college. Dr. Taylor is a practicing board-certified surgeon licensed by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, a member of ASPS and a certified microsurgeon committed to the highest quality standard in plastic surgery in New Orleans, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Baton Rouge, Lafayette LA, and the country has to offer. This level of expertise has landed him and his clinic a Castle Connelly Top 10 Doctors of Louisiana Award. He also has an in-office operating room, with a full-time anesthesiologist so his patients can feel comfortable and at ease without having to visit the hospital for the surgeries.

Dr. Theunissen provides premier results for all surgical procedures offered, but he specializes in Breast Reconstruction for women who are about to undergo a mastectomy or have already had a mastectomy. He offers the latest in muscle-sparing reconstructive breast surgery including, but not limited to, the gold standard DIEP Flap, GAP, PAP, TUG, Nipple Reconstructing, and Hybrid Stacked Flap. Outside of his Baton Rouge location, he also performs breast reconstruction in New Orleans. 

Some of Dr. Theunissen’s other highly sought-after procedures include labiaplasty, eyelid surgery, tummy tuck, rhinoplasty, vaginal rejuvenation, breast augmentation,facelift, and more. Doctor Theunissen offers the following breast surgery procedures:

Breast Augmentation - also known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that involves the use of implants to increase the size and shape of the breasts. The procedure is designed to enhance the appearance of the breasts and boost self-confidence. The surgeon will place the implants either under or over the chest muscle and the incision can be done either in the crease of the breast, around the areola or in the armpit. The procedure can be customized to suit individual needs and preferences, and there are a variety of implant options available, including silicone and saline. Recovery time varies, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and lifting heavy objects for a few weeks.

Breast Lift - Also known as a mastopexy, is a surgical procedure that helps to improve the shape and position of sagging breasts. The procedure involves removing excess skin and repositioning the breast tissue to create a more youthful, lifted appearance. The surgeon will make incisions around the areola, vertically from the areola to the crease under the breast, or in the armpit, depending on the degree of sagging and the desired results. The procedure can also be combined with breast augmentation to enhance the size of the breasts. Recovery time can vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and lifting heavy objects for a few weeks.

Breast Reduction - A breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, is a surgical procedure that reduces the size and weight of the breasts to alleviate symptoms such as neck and back pain, skin irritation, and difficulty finding clothes that fit. It also improves the shape of the breasts for a more proportionate appearance. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has extensive experience in performing breast reduction procedures. He uses the latest techniques and technology to ensure optimal results and minimal recovery time for his patients. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Breast Revision - A breast revision surgery is a procedure that aims to correct or improve the results of a previous breast surgery. This can include changing the size of the implants, correcting asymmetry, changing the implant type, or addressing complications such as capsular contracture. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has extensive experience in performing breast revision procedures. He is skilled in addressing the unique concerns of each patient, and uses the latest techniques and technology to ensure optimal results and minimal recovery time. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Breast Reconstruction - Breast reconstruction is a surgical procedure that aims to rebuild the shape and appearance of the breast after a mastectomy or other breast surgery. It can be performed immediately following the breast surgery or at a later time. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is highly skilled in performing breast reconstruction procedures using different techniques such as implant-based or autologous reconstruction. He works closely with each patient to understand their goals and create a personalized treatment plan that will help them achieve their desired results. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Body Procedures Include: 

Labiaplasty - also known as labia reduction, is a surgical procedure that involves the reduction and reshaping of the labia minora and/or labia majora. The procedure is designed to improve the appearance of the vaginal area and reduce discomfort or pain caused by oversized or uneven labia. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon, at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is an expert in performing labiaplasty and he uses the latest techniques to ensure optimal results and minimal recovery time for his patients. The procedure can be performed with local anesthesia and sedation or general anesthesia, depending on the patient's preference. The recovery period may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, discomfort, and pain for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and sexual intercourse for a few weeks.

Vaginal Tightening and Rejuvenation - Vaginal tightening, also known as vaginoplasty, is a surgical procedure that aims to tighten the vaginal walls and muscles to improve sexual function and reduce vaginal looseness. The procedure can also be used to address vaginal relaxation syndrome, a condition that can occur as a result of childbirth, aging or other factors. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is experienced in performing vaginal tightening procedures using the latest techniques and technology. He works closely with each patient to understand their goals and create a personalized treatment plan that will help them achieve their desired results. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation, depending on the patient's preference and the extent of the procedure. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, discomfort and pain for a few days, and should avoid sexual intercourse and strenuous activities for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Liposuction - Liposuction, also known as lipoplasty, is a surgical procedure that involves the removal of excess fat from various areas of the body such as the abdomen, hips, thighs, and arms. The procedure is designed to improve the contours of the body and help patients achieve a slimmer, more toned appearance. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is highly skilled in performing liposuction procedures using the latest techniques and technology, including tumescent liposuction, ultrasound-assisted liposuction (UAL) and laser-assisted liposuction. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation, depending on the patient's preference and the extent of the procedure. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Arm Lift - An arm lift, also known as brachioplasty, is a surgical procedure that improves the appearance of the upper arms by removing excess skin and fat and tightening the underlying muscles. The procedure can help to reduce sagging skin and give the arms a more toned and defined look. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is experienced in performing arm lift procedures and can customize the procedure to suit the individual needs and goals of each patient. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Tummy Tuck - A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a surgical procedure that helps to improve the appearance of the abdomen by removing excess skin and fat, and tightening the muscles of the abdominal wall. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has extensive experience in performing tummy tuck procedures. He uses the latest techniques to create a flatter, more toned abdomen and can also repair separated muscles, known as diastasis recti, if needed. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Mommy Makeover - A mommy makeover is a combination of plastic surgery procedures designed to help mothers restore their bodies to their pre-pregnancy shape. The procedure is tailored to meet the individual needs and goals of the patient, but typically includes a combination of procedures such as a tummy tuck, breast augmentation or lift, and liposuction. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is experienced in performing mommy makeover procedures. He works closely with patients to understand their goals and create a personalized treatment plan that will help them achieve their desired results. The procedures may be performed separately or combined in a single surgery, depending on the patient's preference and recovery time. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising, and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.Thigh Lift

Face Procedures include:

Eyelid Surgery - A blepharoplasty, also known as an eyelid surgery, is a surgical procedure that improves the appearance of the upper and/or lower eyelids by removing excess skin, fat and muscle. The procedure can help to reduce puffiness, wrinkles and sagging skin in the eye area, giving a more youthful and refreshed look. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is skilled in performing blepharoplasty procedures. He uses the latest techniques to ensure optimal results and minimal recovery time for his patients. The procedure can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia, depending on the patient's preference. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days, and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Rhinoplasty - Rhinoplasty, also known as a nose job, is a surgical procedure that improves the appearance and/or function of the nose. The procedure can be performed to change the shape, size, or angle of the nose, reduce or increase the size of the nostrils, or straighten a deviated septum. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is highly skilled in performing rhinoplasty procedures using the latest techniques and technology. He works closely with each patient to understand their goals and create a personalized treatment plan that will help them achieve their desired results. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.

Facelift - A facelift, also known as a rhytidectomy, is a surgical procedure that helps to improve the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin on the face and neck. Dr. Taylor Theunissen, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Theunissen Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a highly skilled and experienced surgeon in performing facelift procedures. He uses the latest techniques, including the deep plane facelift and the SMAS facelift, to lift and tighten the skin, creating a more youthful, refreshed look. The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and may take several hours to complete. Recovery time may vary, but patients can expect some swelling, bruising and discomfort for a few days and should avoid strenuous activities and heavy lifting for a few weeks. Dr. Theunissen will provide detailed postoperative instructions to help ensure a smooth and successful recovery.Fat Transfer and Fat Grafting - to move fat from one part of the body to another. This is usually used as a facial filler to help with the “sunken-in” facial appearance that sometimes comes with age.

Dr. Theunissen is one of the only offices for reconstructive plastic surgery Baton Rouge to offer in terms of the latest in breast reconstruction through the use of muscle-sparing tissue flaps. With a success rate above the National Average, he also performs the majority of reconstructive breast cancer surgeries at Woman's Hospital. He does not perform outdated TRAM Flap procedures which use much-needed abdominal muscles, has a longer recovery, and usually produces less natural-looking and feeling breasts. The latest muscle-sparing autologous tissue flap procedures he performs includes:

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Facilities

In-Office for cosmetic procedures 
Hospital Privileges for insurance cases, such as breast reconstruction 
Procedures

Procedures Performed

Arm Lift

Body Contouring

Body Lift

Botulinum Toxin

Breast Augmentation

Breast Implant Removal

Breast Implant Removal

Breast Lift

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reduction

Brow Lift

Chin Surgery

Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

Dermal Fillers

Ear Reconstruction Surgery

Ear Surgery

Eyelid Surgery

Facelift

Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

General Reconstruction

Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction

Lip Augmentation/Enhancement

Liposuction

Male Breast Reduction

Male Chest Implants

Microsurgery

Retin-A Treatments

Rhinoplasty

Scar Revision

Skin Cancer Removal

Skull/Facial Bone Reconstruction

Thigh Lift

Tummy Tuck

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Insurance Options
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  • Coventry
  • People's Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Humana
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Friday: 8am - 1pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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