R. McIntyre Bridges Jr., M.D. | FAPS
- Contact Information:
- Bridges to Beauty
4300 Youree Drive, Ste 300
Shreveport, LA 71105
Dr. Bridges is a plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery since 1992. He is the president and founder of Bridges to Beauty, the mission of which is to provide the latest medical and surgical-based solutions for artfully balancing body or facial proportions. Bridges to Beauty’s skin rejuvenation department has the latest laser and photodynamic advances to improve the skin’s tone and textures.
Dr. Bridges is well known for his expertise in body sculpting, abdominoplasty, breast enhancement, post-pregnancy body restoration and facial cosmetics. He was the first to introduce north Louisiana to SmartLipo, the laser assisted in-office liposculpting in January 2008. This innovation has allowed for the most advanced body contouring with the convenience of an in-office procedure and a rapid return to work for those who are a proper candidate. He is the only plastic surgeon performing in-office Liposculpting with the SmartLipo™ in northern Louisiana.
- Undergraduate degree:
- Texas Christian University, Ft. Worth, TX
- Medical Degree:
- Duke University Medical School, Durham, NC
- General Surgery Residency:
- LSU Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
- Plastic Surgery Fellowship:
- University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Age Management Medicine Group
- Louisiana Medical Society
Dr. Bridges was board certified by the American Board of General Surgery in 1992 and board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1995.
Dr. Bridges participates in medical missions, the most recent of which was to Cambodia.
His hobbies are fishing, scuba diving, travel, photography, painting, videography, gardening, bee keeping and growing gourmet mushrooms.