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Dr. Levi J Young is an accomplished plastic surgeon in Leawood who is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is an artist in and out of the operating room, and his drawings and paintings can be found on the walls of his practice, Advanced Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Young’s creative eye has helped many of our Kansas City-area patients reach their cosmetic goals through facial plastic surgery, breast surgery, and body contouring.

If you’re interested in improving an aspect of your appearance, contact Dr. Young today at (913) 341-2188 to see if plastic surgery is right for you. Advanced Cosmetic Surgery serves patients in Leawood and the surrounding areas of Kansas City, Kansas, and Missouri.

In his spare time, Dr. Young enjoys playing soccer, drawing, painting, camping, skiing, and playing the piano.

Education & Experience

Dr. Young earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry with a pre-med emphasis at Park University in Parkville, Missouri, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. While there, he was a proud member of the soccer team where he was an NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete and served as Captain of the team. After receiving his B.A. in 2001, he went on to study medicine at the University of Kansas.

In 2006, Dr. Young was awarded his Medical Doctor (M.D.) degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, where he graduated in the top 10 percent of his class. He was named Best Student in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship and was Chairman of the K.U. Chapter of AMA-MSS.

Levi J. Young, M.D. did his residency and worked as a member of the Clinical Faculty in the Surgery Department of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He was also Assistant Clinical of Surgery at SABA University School of Medicine. Dr. Young is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri.Dr. Levi J. Young is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Our plastic surgeon is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) as well as Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS).


Dr. Young is an active member of multiple plastic surgery organizations and has surgical privileges at many Leawood and Kansas City surgery centers, including Kansas City Ambulatory Surgery Center, Saint Luke’s South, and Overland Park Regional Surgery Center. He’s been published and given speeches on a variety of topics.


  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Kansas City Plastic Surgery Society
  • Mize AL, Young LJ, Alper RH. Uncoupling of 5-HT1A receptors in the brain by estrogens: regional variations in antagonism by ICI 182,780. Neuropharmacology. 2003 Apr;44(5):584-91.
  • Case Report: Breast Implant Related ALCL, 2014. Submitted for publication
  • Guest Speaker: Trauma Continuum of Care: Quality in the Trauma Setting – Big Cedar Lodge, provided by University of Missouri– Kansas City School of Medicine, October 2012
  • Strattice Utilization in Complex Chest Wall Reconstruction – Case series report
  • Perioperative Decadron for Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis Causes an Increase in Post-Operative Glucose Levels. Capstone Project, 2006

Dr. Young’s Artwork

Contact us!

Are you ready to embark on your journey to radiant beauty? Contact our dedicated team today to schedule your consultation and begin your cosmetic transformation.

You can contact our staff at Advanced Cosmetic Surgery to schedule a consultation, schedule an appointment, or ask any questions you have! We are here to assist you on every step of your cosmetic journey.