Portland Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Elisa A. Burgess is a board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon that has a private practice in Lake Oswego, Oregon. As a female plastic surgeon she specializes in breast surgery for augmentation, lift, reduction and reconstruction, as well as abdominoplasty and liposuction. Her specialty practice also encompasses facial rejuvenation, including face, neck, cheek, and eyebrow lifts, which may be accompanied by eyelid surgery. Dr. Burgess assembles a truly comprehensive package of elements that determine your own ultimate vision: form, shape, function and balance to help you achieve your dreams of natural beauty and self-confidence.
Dr. Burgess was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Oregon State University with honors. She subsequently began medical school at Oregon Health Science University. Following graduation, she entered her surgical internship at the University of California-San Francisco. While completing her General Surgery residency at OHSU, Dr. Burgess did research in wound healing methods at the Northwest Wound Healing Center. And in 2001, Dr. Burgess completed her Plastic Surgery training, where she received teaching and research honors.
Dr. Burgess is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgeons and the American Board of Surgeons. She has publications in the “Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” and has written chapters for “Plastic Surgery: Indications, Operation and Outcome, and Frontiers in Tissue Engineering” book publications. Dr Burgess has offered and held many seminars and conferences.
Dr. Burgess is a member of the American Medical Association and is active in local and national surgical organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Oregon Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Dr. Burgess has a myriad of interests aside from medicine, but most of all she loves to spend time with her family.
From My Latest Medical Mission to the Philippines
My husband and I spent some time in the Philippines working to repair cleft palates. This was a rewarding experience for us both and we look forward to joining more medical missions in the near future.
Read more about our time in the Philippines in my plastic surgery blog.