Dr. Lawrence Gray

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Dr. Lawrence Gray
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CitizenshipUnited States
Alma mater
  • Washington University
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
OccupationPlastic surgeon

Dr. Lawrence N. Gray is a distinguished American plastic surgeon with a career spanning over 38p years in the fields of cosmetic, reconstructive, and plastic surgery. Renowned for his technical expertise, innovative contributions, and commitment to humanitarian efforts, Dr. Gray has made an indelible mark on the medical landscape.[1]

Born in a small town in Indiana, Dr. Gray's academic journey began with undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He furthered his education with residencies in general surgery at Boston University Medical Center and plastic surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.[2]

In 1985, Dr. Gray founded Atlantic Plastic Surgery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a testament to his dedication to delivering exemplary patient care. His legacy of excellence is evident in his pioneering of scarless breast reduction techniques and his contributions to the advancement of breast augmentation visualization using the Axis 3D imager.[3]

Beyond his exceptional surgical accomplishments, Dr. Gray's philanthropic endeavors have seen him contribute his expertise to humanitarian missions in countries such as Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, and Guatemala through organizations like Rotaplast International and Medical Missions for Children.

Dr. Gray's commitment to medical education remains steadfast. He is recognized as a Clinical Faculty member at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and he actively participates in professional conferences to stay abreast of the latest developments in plastic surgery.

With a legacy characterized by medical innovation, compassionate patient care, and global outreach, Dr. Lawrence N. Gray continues to inspire and shape the future of medicine.

Early Life and Career

Dr. Lawrence Gray was born and raised in a small town in Indiana. He completed his undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Dr. Gray then went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine.

After medical school, Dr. Gray moved to Boston to pursue his residency training in general surgery at Boston University Medical Center. It was during his time in Boston that Dr. Gray fell in love with New England. Following the completion of his general surgery residency, Dr. Gray went on to complete a plastic surgery residency at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

In 1985, after finishing his training, Dr. Gray returned to New England to establish his own private practice - Atlantic Plastic Surgery & Medi-Spa - in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. He started out specializing in cosmetic plastic surgery procedures like breast augmentation, as well as hand surgery. Over the course of his career, Dr. Gray became known as the leading plastic surgeon for breast augmentation in the New England area.

In 2004, Dr. Gray was one of only 15 plastic surgeons nationwide chosen to participate in the Sientra silicone breast implant clinical trials. He is also among the first plastic surgeons to utilize the Axis 3D imaging system to help patients visualize potential outcomes from breast augmentation. Dr. Gray is now internationally recognized for developing innovative techniques like the scarless breast reduction procedure. He has performed over 2,200 cases using this method, which is now commonly used by plastic surgeons around the world.


Over his 34+ year career, Dr. Gray has established himself as a leading plastic surgeon in New England and internationally. After founding Atlantic Plastic Surgery & Medi-Spa in Portsmouth, NH in 1985, he became renowned as the top breast augmentation surgeon in the region.

Dr. Gray stays at the forefront of developments in plastic surgery by regularly attending national and global conferences and reading the latest research. He frequently presents at conferences on topics like facelifts, tummy tucks, and breast augmentation.

Some of Dr. Gray's most notable achievements and recognitions include:

  • Originator of the scarless breast reduction technique, which he has performed over 2,200 times. This method is now used by plastic surgeons worldwide.
  • Selected as one of only 15 surgeons nationwide to participate in the Sientra silicone breast implant clinical trials in 2004.
  • First surgeon to use the Axis 3D imaging system to help patients visualize potential breast augmentation outcomes.
  • Well-known professionally for developing the MACS facelift and drainless tummy tuck techniques.
  • Clinical Faculty at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
  • Only plastic surgeon in New Hampshire with a private surgical facility accredited by the AAAASF.
  • Frequently provides reconstructive surgery and cleft palate repair during medical missions to underdeveloped countries.
  • Active member of Rotary International participating in humanitarian initiatives locally and globally.

Dr. Gray's extensive experience, surgical skill, and commitment to innovation have made him one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons in New England and beyond.

Philanthropy and Efforts In the fields of Philanthropy and Efforts In the fields of Breast reduction by liposuction, Cleft Palate surgery

In addition to his distinguished surgical career, Dr. Gray is dedicated to philanthropic efforts and providing reconstructive surgery to underserved populations globally.[4]

Dr. Gray has participated in numerous volunteer medical missions to countries including Venezuela, Chile, Argentina, Guatemala, Vietnam, Ecuador, and Bangladesh. Through organizations like Rotaplast International, Interplast, and Medical Missions for Children, Dr. Gray provides cleft lip and palate repairs and other reconstructive surgeries for children in need.

One of Dr. Gray's particular areas of focus is using his expertise to provide cleft palate surgery for children in underdeveloped regions. Every year, he leads surgical missions providing this critical surgery for children who would otherwise not have access to treatment.

Dr. Gray is also recognized for advancing techniques like scarless breast reduction using liposuction. This method reduces scarring and improves outcomes for breast reduction patients. Dr. Gray has trained surgeons worldwide on implementing this technique to benefit more patients.

In addition to his international efforts, Dr. Gray supports various initiatives locally through his involvement with Portsmouth Rotary Club. He actively participates in Rotary scholarship programs, Christmas tree sales, and other community service activities.

Through his humanitarian surgical missions and advancement of reconstructive techniques, Dr. Gray embodies a strong spirit of generosity and service to help transform lives around the world.


  1. Aug 24, EIN Presswire (24 August 2023). "Dr. Lawrence Gray Scholarship Enables Future Doctors to Shape the Future of Medicine". CBS 42. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  2. "Dr Lawrence Gray". health.usnews.com. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  3. "Dr. Lawrence Gray, MD - Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Specialist in Portsmouth, NH | Healthgrades". www.healthgrades.com. Retrieved 12 September 2023.
  4. "Introducing the Dr. Lawrence Gray Scholarship for Aspiring Medical Leaders: Nurturing Excellence and Innovation in Future Doctors". Yahoo Finance. 21 August 2023. Retrieved 12 September 2023.

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