Meet Dr. Zavell and Staff


A Purpose to It All

Through layers of education, innovative research and hands on experience, Dr. Zavell has come to be admired as one of the premier board certified cosmetic surgeons in Toledo, OH and in surrounding areas Holland, Maumee, Bowling Green, Sylvania, and Perrysburg. In business since 1993, Dr. Zavell specializes in body and facial rejuvenation services like breast augmentation, breast reduction, tummy tuck, liposuction, CoolSculpting, rhinoplasty, and facelift surgery.

Dr. Zavell and his team believes education, for both the patient and the surgeon, is paramount to a genuine and positive experience.  The decision to undergo cosmetic surgery is a very personal one and our mission is to honor that choice by jointly cultivating a treatment plan that will deliver results personally crafted for you.


The Journey to Here

Originally from the Detroit area, Dr. Zavell began his medical studies at the University of Michigan.  After graduation he completed general surgery at the Medical College of Ohio (now University of Toledo Medical Center) and was twice voted the Outstanding Resident Teacher.  He performed his residency at Providence Hospital and the affiliated Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery.  Dr. Zavell is a lead researcher for Allergan and Mentor, working with the FDA since 2001 on CPG 410 breast implants, known as gummy bear implants.

Currently, Dr. Zavell is a standing member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been highly involved locally as well, acting as Chairman of Plastic Surgery at Flower Hospital for over 10 years while also engaging as a clinical associate professor at UTMC. He retains hospital privileges at most Toledo area hospital and surgery facilities. Dr. Zavell also is a firm supporter of the Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio and Victory Center, supporting breast cancer patients recovery from a devastating diagnosis.

Dr. Zavell also leads an energetic life at home as well. Together with his wife Beth, a Perrysburg Dermatologist, they balance their three children.


How We Can Help

Since 1993, Dr. Zavell has been supporting the Toledo, Ohio area, including cities Holland, Maumee, Bowling Green, Sylvania, and Perrysburg, by building his practice’s foundation on enlightening each patient about the cosmetic surgery process. Along this approach Dr. Zavell has become adept at combining surgical as well as non-surgical methods in order to attain natural results. As a firm believer in continuing improvement and education, Dr. Zavell is able to draw on recent and exciting advancements in medicine to help guide your decisions. Our office also works hand in hand with Bella Via Day Spa in order to sustain and enhance your final appearance, as well as to optimize your health and well-being.

If you are considering some changes in your life, we welcome the opportunity to discuss your wishes and help determine your future. You can request a consultation online or you can contact our office at 419-534-6551.


Robyn is a kind, calming and extremely compassionate RN with 35+ years’ experience in varied clinical settings including Neurovascular/Neuro ICU, Post Anesthesia Care and Surgery. She attended Toledo Hospital School of Nursing and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree graduating Cum Laude from UT/MCO in 1991 (UTMC). She is an integral part of our OR team, coordinating the surgical process from start to finish at Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Center. Her primary goals are educating patients, providing support and reassurance while making sure patients receive the best surgical experience possible. Robyn will treat you as if you are family.


Sara is a Registered Nurse who has worked at Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon’s Inc. since 2007. Sara is an essential part of Dr. Zavell’s plastic surgery practice, coordinating patient care as well as assisting Dr. Zavell in surgery. She enjoys building relationships with the patients as she helps patients through each stage of their surgery experience, including initial consultations, pre-operative appointments, surgery, and post-operative care. Sara spends quality one-on-one time with patients to educate and prepare them for procedures and treatments. Her friendly, knowledgeable, and compassionate care puts our patients at ease.

John F. Zavell, MD FACS