Dr. Levi 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 with a 3.7 GPA. He was named Best Student in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship and was Chairman of the K.U. Chapter of AMA-MSS.
Levi 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.
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 Saint Luke’s South, Heart of America Surgicenter, Surgicenter of Johnson County, and Leawood Regional Surgicenter. He’s been published and given speeches on a variety of topics.
His memberships and publications include:
- 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
See What Our Patients Are Saying!
"Dr. Young and his staff are friendly, warm, welcoming. After heavily researching plastic surgeons in my area, I decided on Dr. Young, and I couldn't be more pleased with my choice. He is an absolute master of his craft! You can tell he and his staff take such pride in what they do. I am more than pleased with my results, my healing went well, and he will definitely be who I will turn to in the future if I feel the need/desire for more work." - RealSelf Review
Schedule Your Consultation with Dr. Levi Young
If you’re interested in plastic surgery to address cosmetic issues with your face, breasts, or body, contact Dr. Young today at (913) 341-2188 to schedule your consultation. Advanced Cosmetic Surgery in Leawood serves patients in surrounding areas of Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas.