Cosmetic Plastic Surgery

About the Practice


Plastic Surgery is a specialty that strives to improve form and function. Reconstructive surgery corrects imperfections resulting from disease, birth defect, accident or nature. Aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery reshapes the face and figure to improve one's appearance and self image.

Dr. Erin Kennedy and Plastic Surgery Aesthetics provides a one-of-a-kind, specialized service. Dr. Kennedy is committed to listening and understanding your unique goals and educating you on the options available and possible outcomes. We provide state-of-the-art care and surgical excellence in order to translate your vision into natural beauty, self-confidence and self-esteem.

This translation requires confidence in your surgeon; confidence in their education, training, skills, and expertise.  You deserve to have confidence that your plastic surgeon is committed to your goals and your vision. Read below to see how Dr. Kennedy is qualified to fulfill your goals.

About Dr. Kennedy

Dr. Erin Kennedy grew up in Nebraska and received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She graduated with honors and was selected by the medical faculty for the medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Kennedy completed a general surgery training program in Madison, Wisconsin, completed her Plastic Surgery training in Cincinnati, Ohio, and pursued additional training in cosmetic surgery with Dr. Baker and Dr. Stuzin in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Kennedy and her family moved to Dubuque in 1997. She has worked to develop a premier plastic surgery practice offering an array of techniques and procedures, assisted by a knowledgeable, friendly staff.


  • Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), recognized as the Plastic Surgery board - requiring the training, experience, excellence and judgment needed to provide the plastic surgery care you deserve
  • Board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS)
  • Member - American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Active in local medical and community boards as well as regional and national plastic surgery committees
  • Has written numerous research publications and given dozens of talks and presentations for community and medical groups
  • Has facilitated and lead the leadership program sponsored by the American Society of Plastic Surgery

A Private, Accredited Operating Room — Right Here in Dubuque!

We are conveniently located right here in Dubuque! No need to travel for appointments, procedures or follow-up care.

Our on-site operating room is state-of-the-art, comfortable, private and spacious and we maintain safety as our first priority. Our operating room was designed, built and runs according to the rigorous national standards of the American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities (AAAASF).

Our exceptional staff provides highly personal service during your initial recovery and delivers detailed information and teaching to assist with your recovery after you return home.

Dr. Kennedy maintains privileges at both Mercy Medical Center and Unity Finley Hospital, and can perform procedures at these facilities as well as Plastic Surgery Aesthetics Surgical Center.

3395 Lake Ridge Drive address divider icon Dubuque, IA 52003

563-589-9119 (24 hours)

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