MEET OUR STAFF
Dr. Forrest Wall, MD.
Dr. Forrest Wall, a native of Shreveport, is a fellowship-trained and board-certified plastic surgeon. Dr. Wall earned his undergraduate degree in biology at The University of Texas at Austin where he graduated with honors. During this time, he was on the Dean’s List and was a College Scholar in Natural Sciences. He then went on to earn his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and finished in the top rankings of his class.
After completing his internship and residency in General Surgery at Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Dr. Wall completed two fellowships – the most advanced training a doctor can receive in a medical specialty in the United States. Dr. Wall’s first fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center – New Orleans (LSUMC) was in microsurgery. He did another fellowship in Hand and Microsurgery at the Buncke Clinic in San Francisco, CA with the “Father of Microsurgery”, Harry Buncke, Jr., MD. In San Francisco he gained clinical experience in hand surgery, microsurgery and general plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Wall completed his training at LSUMC – New Orleans in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is an expert in Cosmetic Surgery and Breast Surgery performing State of the Art techniques pioneered at LSU. Dr. Wall’s research has been published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as the Journal of Louisiana State Medical Society. He has also given medical presentations related to breast reconstruction and laser resurfacing. Dr. Wall became internationally known by performing the first breast reconstruction using the abdomen from one identical twin to form a breast mound on the other identical twin as seen on “Good Morning America” and other international news shows.
Dr. Wall is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is licensed in the state of Louisiana. He is a member of the following organizations:
- American Society of Plastic Surgery
- American College of Surgeons
- Louisiana Medical Association
- Beta Beta Beta Honorary Biological Society
- Shreveport Medical Society
TRANSFORM YOUR BODY
Julianna Aaron, APRN, FNP-C, Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Julianna, “Juli” has been the aesthetic nurse specialist for the Plastic Surgery Center since 2007. A Louisiana native, Juli received her Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. After graduating, she worked in the Cardiac and vascular operating room at a local Shreveport hospital. She then trained and worked for six years in the operating room specializing in Plastic surgery. During those six years, she studied and worked extensively with Dr. Forrest Wall, becoming very knowledgeable and experienced in facial aesthetic procedures.
She is a current member of The American Society of Plastic Surgical Nurses, and strives to provide patients with superior results by continuing her education and knowledge of cutting edge aesthetic procedures. Juli offers patients minimally invasive, non-surgical facial procedures such as Botox®Cosmetic injections, dermal fillers for soft tissue augmentation and lip enhancement, and an array of laser procedures.
She offers medical grade skin care regimens, designed specifically for individual lifestyles, to improve the appearance and reduce the effects of aging and sun damaged skin. In addition to facial aesthetics, Juli is trained in performing permanent laser hair reduction for the entire body, laser scar treatments, stretch mark treatments, body skin tightening procedures, leg vein treatment, microdermabrasion and chemical peels.
“Helping people achieve higher self confidence and beauty is the most important part of our day. We value our relationships with our patients, and are committed to each patient’s individual beauty goals. I am blessed to be affiliated with The Plastic Surgery Center , and I’m grateful to have the opportunity to help others achieve their goals.” – Julianna Aaron
April “Nikki” Bedingfield, APRN, FNP-C Dermatology Nurse Practitioner
Nurse April “Nikki” Bedingfield graduated from Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. During her studies, she did a rotation in cardiac rehabilitation. She graduated soon after that from Louisiana State with her RN degree. After working 13 years as a medical surgical nurse and in home health care, she furthered her career by pursuing an advanced nursing degree through Walden University. It was there that she obtained a master’s in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner and a certificate as a dermatology nurse practitioner.
Nurse Nikki specializes in acne treatment, skin cancer, psoriasis, dermatitis, and a number of other areas. Some of the services she offers at the Wall Plastic Surgery Center in Shreveport include Botox, fillers, and chemical peels.
Jennifer McKellar has been working in the spa industry for over 10 years as a licensed cosmetologist with a passion for skin care. She graduated from Guy’s Academy in Shreveport, Louisiana. Jennifer uses a pampering yet clinical approach to all your skin care needs. She specializes in premium facials, HydraFacials, MicroPen®, chemical peels, Laser treatments (hair removal, IPL, Fraxel), lymphatic drainage, LED light treatments, waxing and more.
Amy Manco-Lamendola has been a medical aesthetician for 10 years now. She graduated from Northeast Louisiana University & Guy’s Academy. She received her training & certification for Fibroblast Plasma Pen at the Texas Laser Institute in Dallas. Amy specializes in laser treatments, Hydrafacial MD, Micropen, chemical peels including TCA, dermaplane, & Plasma Pen.