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Meet Lori G. Polacek, MD

If you are looking for a highly qualified physician to address your non-surgical aesthetic needs, look no further than the Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery. Dr. Lori G. Polacek has recently transitioned her 26-year plastic surgical experience into a practice focusing exclusively on advanced non-surgical procedures. Located in beautiful Chapel View in Cranston, Rhode Island, the Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery has become a destination for patients seeking a variety of minimally invasive treatments, including cosmetic injectables like BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers, laser skin resurfacing, medical-grade skin care, CoolSculpting®, and many other options. Dr. Polacek’s extensive credentials, years of aesthetic training as a board-certified plastic surgeon, commitment to safe care and natural-looking results, and her warm and genuine personality inspire confidence in her patients as they leave feeling rejuvenated and refreshed. Dr. Polacek and her team treat their patients like family as their goal is to ensure a “5-star” experience at every visit.

To see for yourself what sets Dr. Polacek apart from other non-surgical aesthetic professionals in Rhode Island, request a consultation online or call us at (401) 331-0202 to schedule your appointment.

Dr. Polacek’s Philosophy

The Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery first began in 1991, at which time Dr. Polacek was the first female plastic surgeon in Rhode Island. After almost 30 years of performing surgical procedures of the face, breast, and body, Dr. Polacek decided to shift the focus of her practice to providing solely non-surgical options. This came as a result of the many advancements that have occurred over the years in minimally invasive aesthetic procedures. The number of treatment options has significantly grown, and results from these solutions are better than ever. From BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal fillers to laser technology and other skin care solutions, non-surgical treatments continue to improve, providing exceptional results with fewer risks and downtime. Dr. Polacek is thrilled to offer her patients the advanced potential of these minimally invasive services, as she believes they can create beautiful enhancements for the right candidates.

“I believe a person’s self-esteem is integral to their sense of well-being. If I can improve that person’s self-esteem through non-surgical procedures, then I have achieved my goal as an aesthetic physician. With decades of experience as a female plastic surgeon, I bring compassion and an eye for detail to you, the patient. At the Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery, we understand the importance of privacy and confidentiality in your non-surgical aesthetic care, and we strive to accomplish this at every level.” – Dr. Lori G. Polacek

The Results You Want

As a board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Polacek has a level of training that is above and beyond many practitioners of non-surgical aesthetic medicine. She is experienced in both innovative and established techniques for achieving optimal results, while still maintaining safety and comfort for her patients. In order to meet the cosmetic needs of both men and women, the Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery offers an expansive selection of non-surgical aesthetic options. This allows Dr. Polacek and her team to help you choose the treatment(s) that can best achieve your goals. Whether you are interested in CoolSculpting® or just a little BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dr. Polacek is committed to utilizing a safe approach to provide results that look natural… never overdone!

A Personal Connection

Dr. Polacek and her team always take the time to personally consult with each patient. They value this opportunity to get acquainted, establish trust, and begin to understand the patient’s needs and goals. The entire team at the Polacek Center for Plastic Surgery is dedicated to establishing an excellent rapport with each and every individual who walks through our doors. This commitment has resulted in many loyal patients, as well as referrals. Our patients come from as far away as Alaska and Bermuda, and they will tell you that choosing Dr. Polacek and her team was the first step towards their successful non-surgical aesthetic experience.

Why Choose a Plastic Surgeon for Non-Surgical Treatments?

By seeking aesthetic care from a board-certified plastic surgeon—even for procedures that do not require surgery—you can take comfort in knowing your physician has an advanced level of expertise. Plastic surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery have undergone at least six years of specialty training and continue to uphold the highest standards of patient safety and care. Dr. Polacek practiced plastic surgery for nearly 30 years before exclusively dedicating her practice to non-surgical aesthetic rejuvenation. While these accomplishments are not necessary to perform non-surgical treatments, choosing a physician who has this experience can ensure you are receiving safe and effective care with the best possible results. When it comes to enhancing your appearance, consider choosing a plastic surgeon like Dr. Polacek who is proficient in non-surgical aesthetic procedures. By doing so, you are receiving care from a physician with the knowledge and background necessary to help you achieve your desired outcome.

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Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Polacek, a Providence, Rhode Island-area cosmetic plastic surgeon, has provided her CV to give you details about her education and qualifications.


1980 A.B./ Biology Brown University

Medical School:
1984 M.D. Boston University School of Medicine

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