Dr. Jonathan Alford is one of the only physicians in the Midwest to be dual-trained in both cosmetic surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. His surgical practice is dedicated exclusively to the art of cosmetic surgery and select non-surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr. Alford feels that it is a privilege to be a physician and surgeon, and he is honored that patients place their faith and trust in him when having cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Alford has exceptional educational experience and unique surgical training. Dr. Alford attended Louisiana State University in his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He earned his degree in biochemistry and developed a deep appreciation for research. He then completed a dual degree program at St. George’s University earning both a Master’s Degree in Public Health and his Doctorate of Medicine. Dr. Alford then completed his residency training at Beaumont Hospital here in Southeast Michigan. Throughout his residency Dr. Alford served on numerous departmental and hospital administrative committees as a resident representative. In his final year of residency, he served as Chief Resident.
Following his residency training, Dr. Alford completed a highly sought-after American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery accredited fellowship in Indianapolis. There he trained with Dr. Robert Jackson and Dr. Chris Lowery, both past presidents of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and diplomates of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. During this fellowship, Dr. Alford completed over 1,000 cosmetic surgeries.
Dr. Alford specializes in cosmetic breast and body contouring surgery as well as cosmetic gynecology. He’s had extensive training with VASER hi-definition liposuction, as well as Renuvion non-invasive skin tightening. Throughout his years of training Dr. Alford has worked with thousands of patients. Over time he’s realized that his favorite and most rewarding procedure is the mommy makeover. Following the changes that can occur with pregnancy and breast-feeding, many women are eager to return to their pre-pregnancy body and confidence. Dr. Alford enjoys working with moms to help them look and feel as confident and comfortable with their bodies as they did before having children.
Dr. Alford appreciates the importance of being a life-long learner and takes every opportunity available to both teach and learn. As such, Dr. Alford has attended regional and national conferences in both of his specialties for the last 5 years. He also actively participated in research projects, developing many of his own, throughout residency and fellowship training. He is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American College of Surgeons, and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Dr. Alford lives in Royal Oak with his wife, Catherine. They have two children, boy-girl twins, and a rescue dog named Julep. In his free time, Dr. Alford enjoys reading, discovering new restaurants with his wife, travelling with his family, spending time outdoors, and cooking at home with friends and family.