J. Kevin Duplechain, MD, FACS
1103 Kaliste Saloom Road #300
Lafayette, LA 70508
Phone: (337) 456-3282
Monday–Thursday : 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Friday : 8 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Dr. Duplechain


J. Kevin Duplechain, M.D., is a premier cosmetic surgeon in Lafayette, Louisiana, and one of the very few in the region with his level of credentialing. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. In his more than 25 years of surgical experience, he has earned a reputation as an excellent choice for cosmetic and reconstructive procedures.

Dr. Duplechain helps patients improve their appearance and confidence with a full range of cosmetic surgery procedures, including facelift, rhinoplasty, breast augmentation, and mommy makeover. The testimonials of his past and current patients, as well as our real patient stories, can help you get a better idea of the quality of care you can expect from Dr. Duplechain.

Education & Training

Since the age of 6, Dr. Duplechain has known he wanted to be a physician. He began pursuing his dream at Louisiana State University Medical School, earning his medical degree in 1985. He then completed his residency training in general surgery through the Ochsner Medical Foundation, with health centers around the New Orleans area, and in otolaryngology – head and neck surgery at Tulane University Medical Center.

In 1992, Dr. Duplechain was certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Since then, he has continued his medical education, earning certification in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery in 1995, and pursuing subspecialty training and certification in cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Duplechain believes that staying on top of advancements in the medical field keeps his skills sharp and benefits his patients. For that reason, he regularly attends medical conferences as both a student and a teacher–learning from other experts and teaching courses about techniques he has developed. He’s a frequently invited guest at major industry meetings throughout the country.

Affiliations & Achievements

Dr. Duplechain is a member of many prestigious professional groups, including:

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • American Board of Cosmetic Surgery
  • American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Head and Neck Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Louisiana State Medical Society

Research & Contributions

Thanks to Dr. Duplechain’s esteem among his peers, he is frequently invited to lecture at various national and international meetings on topics ranging from lasers and skin care to surgical innovations. He is a leader in advanced techniques involving stem cell-rich fat transfer for facelift surgery and breast and buttock augmentation. He has also contributed numerous publications to peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Duplechain believes in giving back to the medical community that has taught him so much. He is a volunteer instructor in otolaryngology at both Tulane University Medical Center and Louisiana State’s University Medical Center.

He has vast experience training other physicians in cosmetic enhancement techniques. He is among the national education faculty for Allergan®, training others to administer injectables such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®; part of the elite group of clinical trainers for Medicis®, the company that markets Sculptra® Aesthetic; and he is a national trainer and spokesman for Lumenis® lasers.

Find out for yourself why patients from Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Lake Charles, and throughout the South choose Dr. Duplechain as their cosmetic surgeon.

Request a consultation online, or call our office at (337) 456-3282 to schedule an appointment. By improving your appearance with Dr. Duplechain, you can significantly change your quality of life.

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