Dr. David Huang grew up in California where he attended the University of California, Davis and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. He started his career in medicine when he attended the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1988.
After receiving his medical degree in 1992, he pursued his postgraduate medical training in General Surgery at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio from 1992 to 1996.
Dr. Huang then went on to specialize in Plastic Surgery when he completed his residency training in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at St. Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, in 1998. He remained at St. Louis University for two years following his Plastic and Reconstructive Residency.
Dr. Huang relocated to the Lake of the Ozarks in April of 2000 to start his private practice in Plastic Surgery after becoming familiar with the area while living in St. Louis. He is board certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons since 1999.
Dr. Huang performs both cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. Cosmetic procedures include Breast Enhancements and Lifts, Liposuction, Body Contouring (tummy tuck, arms/thighs/back lifts), Facelifts, Eyelid Surgeries, and facial rejuvenations with Lasers and Injectables such as Fillers and Botox.
Reconstructive procedures include Breast Reconstruction/Reductions, Facial and Body Reconstructions following trauma or surgery, and skin cancer resections/reconstructions.
Rachel received her nursing degree in 1998, and she has been in the aesthetic industry since 2006. She earned her BSN in 2016 from Cox College. She will receive her Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Cox College in May 2018. Rachel joined Osage Valley Plastic Surgery in 2009 as a plastic surgery nurse, and has since helped develop the aesthetics side of the practice. Rachel has received the professional accolade of being selected by the dermatology specialist Galderma to serve as a Dysport® and all the Restylane family of products trainer to train injection techniques and treatments to other health care professionals in the industry.
Her background in nursing includes surgery, critical care and aesthetics. Rachel has undergone additional extensive training in plastic and reconstructive surgeries, laser treatments and aesthetic treatments. She has years of experience as a nurse injector for Botox®, Dysport®, all dermal fillers, Sculptra® and Kybella®. She has trained with many expert injectors around the world, including Montreal, Canada, Dallas, Boston, San Diego, Arkansas, Kansas City, and St Louis. Rachel is an asset to our company and provides excellent care to our clients. Rachel is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgery Nurses (ASPSN).
Nikki has been a certified surgical technologist since 2006 and joins us straight from Lake Regional Hospital where she held the Hyperbaric Technician and Safety Director Position for the Wound Center. Prior to the Wound Center she held a position in Surgery at Lake Regional Hospital as a Certified Surgical Technologist working with Dr. Huang in the cosmetic surgery setting. She has had years of experience in the Cosmetic Surgery/Laser field. She is also a clinical care specialist who works alongside Dr.Huang and his nurse Rachel. Nikki makes sure to build a trusting relationship with all her clients, ensuring great patient care.
Ms. Wood has been working for Dr. David Huang since August of 2000. She is a graduate of Graff Technical College in Springfield, Missouri in Business and Administration. She has worked in the medical field for over 25 years and specifically in aesthetics for the last 15 years. Ms. Wood is responsible for the day to day operations of Osage Valley Plastic Surgery and Lake Medical Spa and is here to help make the patient’s experience with our facility a great one and help with patient concerns as needed.
Lacey joined our practice July of 2015 as an administrative assistant to Lake Medical Spa and now with Osage Valley Plastic Surgery. She has many years’ experience in this particular field and is very knowledgeable about all the services we offer and also with all of the financing options we have available. If you have any questions please feel free to give her a call and she would be more than glad to speak with you.
Carol has been a practicing nurse since 2003. A graduate of Lincoln University, her background includes nursing in emergency medicine, intensive care, and a critical care flight nurse for the University of Missouri Helicopter Service. She began working with Osage Valley Plastic Surgery in the Spring of 2017 working alongside Dr. Huang. She assists in consultations, surgeries, as well as seeing patients post operative. Carol also travels to the Jefferson City office on Tuesday's to assist with cosmetic and reconstruction patients.
985 Executive Drive
Osage Beach, MO 65065
1704 Christy Court, Suite 500
Jefferson City, MO 65101
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