CHRISTOPHER KOVANDA, MD, FACS

Dr. Christopher J. Kovanda is a board-certified plastic surgeon. As a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Dr. Kovanda has been shown to have attained the highest level of achievement in the areas of cosmetic surgery training, continued education, and clinical experience. With extensive experience and his office in Edina MN, Dr. Kovanda is a premier Minneapolis/St Paul area cosmetic surgeon.

Dr. Kovanda is no stranger to innovative cosmetic surgery techniques. He is a leader in breast augmentation procedures; for the past ten years has been an investigator in an FDA silicone breast implant study; published a paper on laser blepharoplasty; and practices advanced endoscopic treatments, power assisted lipoplasty, Fat grafting for the body and face, and virtually every type of cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Honors And Awards

  • ASAPS Certificate of Advanced Education in Aesthetic Surgery, 2007
  • AMA Physicians Recognition Award, 1999-2005, 2008-2014
  • Recognized in Mpls. St. Paul Magazine “TOP DOCS” issue 2011 and 2012
  • Sun Press Readers Choice Award “Best Plastic Surgeon in Maple Grove” 2011 and 2012
  • Fairview Physicians Association Award for Excellence in Patient Care and Satisfaction
  • Recognized as one of “America’s Top Surgeons” by the Consumer Research Council of America
  • Allergan Academy Certificate
  • Mentor Memory Gel Post Approval Study Award for commitment to research

Offices Held

  • Managing Partner of Midwest Plastic Surgery
  • National Congressional Physicians Advisory Board
  • North Memorial Breast Health Committee

Society Memberships

  • Diplomat, American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS)
  • Age Management Medical Group (AMMG)
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)
  • International Federation of Adipose Therapeutics and Sciences (iFATS)
  • International Cellular Medicine Society (ICMS)
  • Fellow American College Plastic Surgeons (FACPS)