Alan N. Larsen, MD


Alan N. Larsen, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Atlanta

Dr. Alan N. Larsen is a board certified plastic surgeon practicing in Atlanta, Georgia. In preparation for his career in plastic surgery, Dr. Larsen earned his medical doctor degree from the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Continuing to seek excellence in his education, he moved across the country where he finished his five-year general surgery residency at the University of Florida Jacksonville campus.

After four years as a general surgery resident, Dr. Larsen advanced to chief resident during his fifth year, from 1994 to 1995. Dr. Larsen was accepted to the Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Winston-Salem North Carolina at Wake Forest University's Baptist Hospital – one of the country's most demanding plastic surgery programs. In 1997, he finished as Chief Plastic Surgery Resident.

After completing his plastic surgery fellowship, Dr. Larsen traveled throughout the country and trained with some of the most renowned cosmetic surgeons in the nation. He settled in Atlanta, setting up his exclusive cosmetic surgery practice in the Buckhead district of North Atlanta.

Besides being the father to his two sons Eric and Andrew and daughter Anna, one of his greatest passions is downhill skiing. He toured internationally at the professional level, competing in giant slalom and slalom in Europe, Canada, and the United States. At home, his hobbies include reef ecosystems (fancy fish tanks) and photography.

Board Certification

Dr. Larsen is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Prerequisites for board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery include:

  1. Prior completion of a certified plastic surgery residency.
  2. Successful completion of the American Board of Plastic Surgery written and oral certifying examinations.
  3. Documentation of clinical experience in plastic surgery.
  4. Operating only an approved surgical suite.



1976-1979, California State University (Sacramento, CA)           

1983-1986, University of Nevada Reno (Reno, NV)


1986-1990, University of Nevada School of Medicine (Reno, NV)

Post-Doctoral Training

Intern: July 1990-June 1991, General Surgery, University of Florida Health Sciences Center (Jacksonville, FL)          

Resident: July 1991-June 1995, General Surgery, University of Florida, Health Sciences Center (Jacksonville, FL)

Surgical Experience

1700+ cases as a Plastic Surgery resident

700+ general surgery and trauma cases, senior and chief resident

600+ general surgery cases as a junior resident

Medical Staff Appointments

Northside Hospital: 1998-Present, Atlanta, GA

Southern Regional Medical Center: 2007-present, Riverdale, GA

Institute for Aesthetic Surgery: 2003-present, Atlanta, GA

Certification and Licensure

Medical Licensure: GA # 045278

Board Certification: August 2000, Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery, September 2009, Recertification            

Certification: May 1990-present, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), June 1990-present, Basic Life Support (BLS)


University of Nevada: 1987-1988, Dr. Thomas White Scholarship School of Medicine

University of Nevada School of Medicine: 1987-1988, McCoskey Scholarship

University of Nevada School of Medicine: 1986-1987, Robert J. Hartman/Eugene Kanning Scholarship

Committee Memberships

Member: Plastic Surgery Multidisciplinary Team, NCBH

Member: L.C.M.E. (Licensing/Accreditation) Committee (University of Nevada School of Medicine)

Member: Curriculum subcommittee to design a pre-clinical course (University of Nevada School of Medicine)

Instructor: Physical Diagnosis Course (University of Nevada)