Meet Dr. Keith Jeffords - Plastic Surgeon
Keith Jeffords, M.D., D.D.S. brings an unusual perspective, depth of knowledge and experience to the practice of both plastic surgery and surgery of the head and neck. Dr. Jeffords has lectured to other plastic surgeons in regional, national and international meetings including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the Mexico Academy of Medicine, and the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is the 2018 Moderator for the Plastic Surgery Education Network series “Aesthetic Surgery for Men” (a continuing medical education program of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons) and served as faculty member for the ASPS Aesthetica 2018 Symposium.
He has been named one of Atlanta’s “Top Doctors” for 9 consecutive years by Atlanta Magazine. On February 12, 2013, Dr. Jeffords received a “Proclamation” from the Georgia House of Representatives, an unusual honor for a Plastic Surgeon.
He has studied dentistry and medicine and has trained in multiple surgical disciplines. With his unique background, Dr. Jeffords brings a different creativity to the practice of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Dr. Jeffords has been formally trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery as well as Plastic Surgery.
There are fewer than fifty surgeons in the United States with his background. Dr. Jeffords is able to combine techniques from these two specialties for the benefit of his patients.
As an Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon, he seeks creative solutions for each patient’s desires. He can look at both the skeletal and soft tissue needs of his patients and develop a surgical plan for facial reconstruction or rejuvenation. Additionally, Dr. Jeffords has strong interests in facelifts, gynecomastia, breast surgery and body rejuvenation. Dr. Jeffords is noted for Plastic Surgery for Men. His practice is 50% men and he is noted for gynecomastia, liposuction, and facial surgery for men.
A Surgical Maestro
Dr. Jeffords is from the metropolitan Atlanta area. He is a graduate of South Cobb High School in Austell, Georgia. During high school, he was the Student Body President and was involved in numerous musical activities including the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra.
He received first place in the brass solo division of the National Teen Talent Program. He attended the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program. He was the state recipient of the Danforth Award and graduated from the American Youth Foundation’s National Leadership Conferences. Dr. Jeffords received his B.S. in Chemistry and Biology from Lee University, Cleveland, Tennessee. Since his graduation from Lee University, he has received awards as Alumnus of the Year from both the Department of Natural Sciences and Upsilon Xi, his fraternity.
Dr. Jeffords received his D.D.S. from Emory University School of Dentistry, Atlanta, Georgia. While at Emory, he served as President of the Dental Student Body. He participated at a national level with the American Student Dental Association. Dr. Jeffords served as voting delegate to the Georgia Dental Association House of Delegates and was the recipient of numerous awards in student leadership, research, and academics. At graduation, Emory University bestowed the Marion Luther Brittain Award to Dr. Jeffords “as a public and permanent expression of gratitude for service to the University without expectation of reward or recognition”. This award is the highest University wide commendation given annually to only one Emory graduate.
After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at Harvard University/ Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the University of Miami/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida. Dr. Jeffords then received his M.D. from the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.
He completed his prerequisite training in General Surgery at Eastern Virginia. Dr. Jeffords completed full residency training in the internationally renowned Plastic Surgery program of the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has lectured and presented papers to many medical and dental societies including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Chicago Dental Society, and the Hinman Dental Society. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Jeffords is board certified by The American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor”. Dr. Jeffords has been named 5 times as a “Top Doctor” by Atlanta Magazine and is the recipient of 2011 Physician Partner in Excellence Award by Wellstar Hospital System. He has received numerous Most Compassionate Doctor and Patients’ Choice Awards. He is listed by Madison Media in “Best Plastic Surgeons in America”.
Dr. Jeffords is heard frequently on the local TV and radio stations. He was a guest host on WATC’s “Atlanta Live”. He had a recurring role on 96 Rock with Southside Steve Rickman and Tim Rhodes.
Dr. Jeffords has made several national TV appearances. He has been on CNN Accent Health, CNN Presents and Daystar’s “Celebration with Marcus and Joni Lamb”. With actor Ron Lester, Dr. Jeffords has been seen on Montel Williams Show, Entertainment Tonight and the Discovery Health Channel.
Dr. Jeffords has served on the National Alumni Board of Eastern Virginia Medical School and is member of the “Grammy Award” winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus. He serves on the board of the National Brass Symposium and served on the Business Advisory Board of MonaVie Corporation. Dr. Jeffords is a Medical Consultant for Emvera, a medical device and laser company. Dr. Jeffords is also a trainer for NeoGraft, the first FDA approved automated hair restoration system.
- M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
- D.D.S., Emory University, Atlanta, GA
- B.S., Lee University, Cleveland, TN
- South Cobb High School, Austell, GA
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Prerequisite General Surgery
- Eastern Virginia Medical School
- Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- University of Miami, Miami, FL
General Practice Residency
- Harvard University, Boston, MA