Ralph W. Colpitts, MD, ASPS, a Plastic Surgeon at Surgicare of Lake Charles

Get to know Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ralph W. Colpitts, who serves patients in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Dr. Colpitts is a  plastic surgeon practicing in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He specializes in a wide range of surgical and non-surgical treatments of the face, breast, and body. Dr. Colpitts maintains several affiliations with local hospitals, including CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick, CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital, and West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He is licensed to practice in the states of Louisiana and South Carolina.

Dr. Colpitts completed his medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1976. He then proceeded to complete 4 years of general surgery residency (1976-1980) and two years of plastic surgery residency (1980-1982) at  the Medical University of South Carolina. Following his training, he attained board certification in plastic surgery  through the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). He maintains an active professional membership with the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). 

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It can be divided into two main categories: reconstructive surgery and cosmetic surgery. Reconstructive surgery includes craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns.

Learn more about Dr. Ralph W. Colpitts:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1839548-Ralph-Colpitts-Plastic-Surgeon or through Surgicare of Lake Charles, https://surgicarelc.com/our-doctors/ralph-colpitts-md/ 

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