Welcome to Avalon Plastic Surgery Center. Our staff
welcomes the opportunity to be involved in your health
care. We strive to provide you with the best medical care
possible in a friendly and comfortable environment.
“Plastic” comes from the Greek word “Plastikos”, which
means to mold or shape. Plastic surgery is the surgical
specialty which deals with reconstructive and cosmetic
surgical procedures. Reconstructive surgery is performed on
abnormal or damaged structures of the body to improve
function and restore a more normal appearance. Aesthetic or
cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures
of the body to improve one’s appearance and self
Avalon, we also offer an individualized skin care program.
The SkinMedica program is a complete skin care line that
aids in reducing the signs of aging and promotes healthy
skin texture and appearance. We want to make your visit as
comfortable and pleasant as possible. Our in-office
surgical suite allows us to perform many cosmetic
procedures in a private and comfortable environment.
Our Promise to you...
is to provide you with the information needed to make a
plastic surgery health care decision. This will include
diagnosis, treatment options, expected outcomes, post
operative care, and recovery pertaining to your procedure.
We encourage you to ask questions.
Barnard is on staff at Allen Memorial Hospital and Covenant
Medical Center, both in Waterloo, IA.
accept Medicare and many other insurance plans. We will
file your primary and secondary insurances at no cost to
you. Simply provide us with all policy information and a
copy of your insurance card. A copy of the card must be on
file for us to submit your claim. We will notify your
insurance carrier if surgery is to be scheduled. It is your
responsibility to let us know if a second opinion or pre
certification is required. Ultimately, you are responsible
to know your plan. We deal with many plans and can provide
only the basic information to you. Most cosmetic surgical
procedures are done in our office suite. This allows the
finest care to you at the most reasonable cost. Fees for
cosmetic procedures are due three weeks prior to the
scheduled surgery. Account statements are sent out once a
month. You are responsible for the balance not covered by
your insurance. We ask that you keep your account