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About the Practice

Choosing the right plastic surgeon is critical when you are looking to improve your appearance.

You want a well-regarded, board-certified plastic surgeon known as a leader in the cosmetic surgery field. You want Dr. John F. Zavell.

Learn more about Dr. Zavell's distinguished career and his prestigious plastic surgery practice located in Toledo, Ohio...

Dr. John F. Zavell and Our Talented Staff

Dr. Zavell and his team

Dr. Zavell and his team believe education, for both the patient and the surgeon, is necessary for a genuine and positive plastic surgery experience. The decision to undergo cosmetic surgery is a very personal one, and our mission is to honor that choice by working with you to design a treatment plan that will deliver the results you desire.

Distinguished Awards and Recognitions

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Dr. Zavell is a board-certified leader in his field with extensive credentials who has received many prestigious accolades.

Are You Looking for a Plastic Surgeon? Dr. Zavell Is the Right Choice

With over 25 years of top-level experience, Dr. Zavell is considered one of the premier board-certified cosmetic surgeons serving Toledo, Sandusky, and Findlay, OH. He specializes in body and facial rejuvenation services like breast augmentation, breast reduction, tummy tuck surgery, liposuction, CoolSculpting®, rhinoplasty, mole removal, and facelift surgery. Dr. Zavell is also a lead researcher for the FDA, working on cutting-edge advances in breast implants.

Plastic surgery can improve your appearance, function, and self-confidence. Dr. Zavell and his knowledgeable staff welcome the opportunity to discuss your wishes and help design the “future you” through a treatment plan customized to your goals.

If you're interested in a plastic surgery procedure, we’d love to have you come in for a consultation. You can request one using our simple online form or by giving us a call at:

(740) 628-0185

John F. Zavell, MD, FACS
Dr. Zavell has performed plastic surgery with skill and compassion since 1993.

5-Star Google Reviews for Dr. Zavell and Staff "It was a wonderful experience. I highly recommend Dr. Zavell!!!!!"


Helen Montalto


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I recently had an under eye blephroplasty performed by Dr Zavell, I am very happy with my results , my surgery was about two weeks ago!!! Dr Zavell and his staff are friendly, welcoming and informative. They were very comforting during my surgery! It was a wonderful experience. I highly recommend Dr Zavell!!!!!

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Patty Adamshick


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Dr. Zavell and his nice, professional staff helped me so much during a difficult time.  He always took the time to explain things and answer my questions.  Breast cancer is a terrible thing, but he helped me get through the reconstruction phase with dignity and great care

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Life-Changing Results

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a woman's nose after rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty (nose surgery) is just one of the procedures performed by Dr. Zavell. A rhinoplasty helped this patient refine the profile of her nose.

More Great Reasons to Choose Our Practice

Your Comfort Is Our Priority

General anesthesia and IV sedation are available to help you feel relaxed and comfortable during procedures.

Convenient Financing Options

We accept financing through CareCredit®, M-Lend Financial, and Directions Credit Union to help our patients afford cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

More about Dr. Zavell

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Dr. Zavell began his medical studies at the University of Michigan and performed his residency at Providence Hospital and the affiliated Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery. He opened his state-of-the-art Toledo practice in 1993 and retains hospital privileges at most Toledo-area hospitals and surgery facilities. Dr. Zavell and his wife, a local dermatologist, have three beautiful kids.

Meet Our Caring, Talented Staff


Registered Nurse and Patient Coordinator RobynRobyn 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 and providing support and reassurance while making sure patients receive the best surgical experience possible. Robyn will treat you as if you are family.


Registered Nurse and Patient Coordinator Sara 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 patients as she helps them 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.

We Can Help You Look and Feel Better

Since 1993, Dr. Zavell has built his practice’s foundation on enlightening each patient about the cosmetic surgery process. Using this approach, Dr. Zavell has become adept at combining surgical and non-surgical methods in order to achieve natural-looking results. As a firm believer in continuing 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. We look forward to joining you on your path to a brand new you.

Dr. Zavell's Prestigious Affiliations

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Dr. John F. Zavell

John F. Zavell, MD, FACS

Dr. John Zavell is a board-certified plastic surgeon who has been helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals since 1993. He is a member of: 

  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons 
  • The American Society of Aesthetic Surgeons
  • The American College of Surgeons

He has mastered advanced techniques and uses the latest technology to provide patients of all ages with the most natural-looking, life-changing results. To schedule a consultation at Dr. Zavell's plastic surgery practice, request an appointment online or call us at (740) 628-0185

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"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." Dr. Zavell

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