About Dr. Meadows
Lionel Meadows, M.D., Medical Director of Meadows Surgical Arts. A talented and experienced professional, Dr. Meadows is board certified in both Cosmetic Surgery and OB/GYN. After attending Emory University for his undergrad, Dr. Meadows earned a Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee.
Board certified Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. Meadows practiced for more than a decade in Northeast, GA. After being invited to a Fellowship in Cosmetic Surgery (FAACS), he received further training with well-known plastic surgeons from around the world. His training with world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Jim English, allowed him to build on his body and facial expertise and technique.
Now, with a state-of-the-art, AAAHC certified surgical facility, Dr. Meadows offers an extensive list of cosmetic procedures, gynecological care, and medical spa services in Commerce, GA.
According to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery online member directory, Dr. Meadows is one of only a few Board Certified Cosmetic Surgeons in the state. He employs cutting-edge technology along side world-class expertise, handling over 1,000 cases per year with dedication to serve his patients. Dr. Meadows is a national speaker, as well as a trainer for SmartLipo laser-assisted liposuction and many other procedures, instructing physicians from across the nation in these innovative procedures.
Dr. Meadows, a premier Northeast Georgia OB/GYN and Cosmetic Surgeon for over 10 years, specializes in minimally invasive procedures, modern women’s care, and cosmetic surgery. He is known throughout the region, not only for his remarkable surgical outcomes, but also for his excellent patient care. His holistic focus has always been to achieve beautiful, natural appearing results with amazing customer service.
Dr. Meadow and his wife, Kathryn Meadows, RN, BSN, also know the importance of community, which is why they began the Surgical Hope Foundation, a non-profit organization to aid those in need of medical assistance.
Fellowship: General Cosmetic Surgery Fellowship at English Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Center - 2009
Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia, Chemistry, Biology - 1986-1990
Medical College of Georgia- Augusta, Georgia, Doctor of Medicine - 1994
University of Tennessee- Chattanooga, Tennessee, Obstetrics and Gynecology - 1994-1998
Office Liposuction Under Local Anesthesia, Mesotherapy & Cosmetic Procedures for the Gynecology Practice - Bayonne, NJ - 2006
Current options in Cosmetic Breast Surgery Live Surgery Workshop, AACS - Mount Kisco, NY - 2006
Rapid, safe and Skillful Abdominoplasty and Liposuction - Phoenix, AZ 2007, AACS
Cosmetic Facial Surgery Workshop - Midlothian, VA - 2007
LVR Advantage- Trained with Dr. David Matlock - Los Angeles, CA 2008
Cynosure site of Training Excellence
The State of the Art in Facial Aesthetics Conference – Atlanta, GA 2010
Fellow - American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Member - American Society of Lasers in Medicine & Surgery
Georgia OB/GYN Society
BJC Medical Center
Chief of GYN 2009
Stephens County Hospital-1998
Chief of Staff 2002-2003
Chief of Surgery 2006-2007
Chief of OB/GYN 2001-2002, 2004-2005
Rabun County Hospital/ Mountain Lakes Medical Center
Medical College of Georgia
Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology - 2005
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing - 1999
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing - 2004
North Georgia College
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing - 2000
Gynecare Women's Health
Surgeon Educator - 2007
Surgeon Educator, Center of Excellence - 2007
University of Arkansas
Grand Round Educator, 2009
Hollis, D., Moss, D. Meadows, L. "Characterization of CDC Group NO-1, a Fastidious Nonoxidative Gram Negative Organism Associated with Dog and Cat Bites", Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1993. 31(3): 746-748
Meadows, L., Lewis, J., Taslimi, M. "Use of Optical Immunoassay for Rapid Group B Streptococcus Screening in Pregnancy". Clinical Presentation University of Tennessee 1998.
Meadows, L., McLeish, E. "Objective evaluation of safety and efficacy of mesotherapy via ultrasound measurements of fat pad thickness" Ongoing.
Meadows, L, English, J. "Outcomes and Morbidity in Performing Multiple Procedures at Time of Facelift" Ongoing
Meadows, L. et al. "Fat Augmentation of the Vaginal Rood (FAVR): A Novel Use of Fat Augmentation in Enhancing the Female Sexual Experience". The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. 2011. 28(3): 171-176