Meet Dr. Jules Walters, Plastic Surgeon in New Orleans

Dr. Jules Walters is considered one of the best plastic surgeons in Greater New Orleans, Louisiana. A New Orleans native, Dr. Walters is double board-certified, holding certification as a plastic surgeon and a general surgeon and specializes in cosmetic procedures for the face, breast, and body.

After more than a decade of intense surgical training and learning from experts in the field, Dr. Walters opened his own private practice to fulfill his mission of offering patients modern results in a modern atmosphere. He performs the latest treatments in cosmetic surgery and nonsurgical skin rejuvenation.

Credentials you can trust:

Dr. Walters credentials: American Society of Plastic Surgeons, The Aesthetic Society, The American Board of Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery - ABMS MOC, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Memorial Hermann, LSU Health - New Orleans School of Medicine
Jules Walters, M.D.

The Accolades Speak for Themselves

Dr. Walters' standing among the best plastic surgeons is backed by recognition from patients, peers, the community, and the New Orleans press.

NOLA Family Magazine Family Favorites 2022 Winner
Reader Rankings Top Winner 2022
2023 Inside New Orleans Leading Doctors
  • Best Plastic Surgeon, Top Winner 2022, New Orleans CityBusiness
  • Best Plastic Surgeon Nominee, 2023, New Orleans CityBusiness
  • Healthcare Heroes, 2021 & 2022, New Orleans CityBusiness
  • Leading Doctors, 2022 & 2023, Inside New Orleans
  • Family Favorites, 2022, NOLA Family Magazine

Dedication to Detail

Dr. Walters approaches every procedure with a refined aesthetic sense and believes that dedication to detail is of the utmost importance. Your safety and satisfaction are paramount, and Dr. Walters looks forward to having the opportunity to help you accomplish all your aesthetic goals in a warm, relaxing environment.

Dr. Walters and the rest of our dedicated team make a point to get to know you personally. Throughout each step of your journey, you will be treated to a luxurious experience complete with compassionate service and concierge-level care, including access to Dr. Walters’ cell phone number to reach him at any time during your recovery.

Skills & Specialties

Dr. Walters performs all aspects of cosmetic surgery, including facial plastic surgery such as facelifts, upper and lower blepharoplasty, brow lifts, and rhinoplasty. He also has a special interest in nonsurgical and minimally invasive facial rejuvenation that includes fat grafting for the cheeks and lips, dermal fillers, laser treatments, and wrinkle relaxers such as BOTOX® Cosmetic.

In addition to facial cosmetic treatments, Dr. Walters performs surgery for the breast and body. He offers rapid recovery breast augmentation surgery and breast lift surgery, as well as body contouring options such as liposuction, tummy tuck, labiaplasty, and the Brazilian butt lift using the latest advancements in fat grafting technology. Dr. Walters has also received additional specialized training in high-definition liposuction under the guidance of Alfredo Hoyos, the inventor of and foremost specialist in high def lipo.

Education & Training

Dr. Walters graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. After graduating from LSU Medical School in Shreveport, he was selected for a rigorous residency program in the department of surgery at LSU New Orleans.

General Surgery Residency

Dr. Walters excelled during his general surgery residency, scoring the highest in his class on the in-service exam each year. His peers awarded him the Outstanding Intern Award during his first year of training.

He quickly developed an interest in aesthetics and was selected for a plastic surgery research fellowship during his general surgery residency. During this time, he had the opportunity to travel across the country, presenting his research to leaders in the field of cosmetic surgery. During his chief year, he was selected as academic chief resident and was awarded the Professor’s Award for overall excellence in clinical performance as a chief general surgery resident.

Dr. Walters’ Residency

After completing his general surgery residency, Dr. Walters completed a highly coveted three-year plastic surgery residency at the University of Texas at Houston, training in the prestigious Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. He trained at Memorial Hermann Hospital, consistently recognized as one of the busiest trauma hospitals in the country. During his training, he quickly developed a substantial interest in aesthetic surgery. He had the opportunity to train with internationally recognized cosmetic plastic surgeons learning the latest techniques in facial, breast, and body aesthetic surgery.

Reconstructive Training

Dr. Walters also developed a profound interest in breast reconstruction, including DIEP flap breast reconstruction, and trained at one of the top cancer centers in the world, MD Anderson Cancer Center. During his training, he performed over 200 microvascular breast and trauma reconstructions. Dr. Walters has also traveled internationally to provide reconstructive surgery to children born with congenital conditions. 

Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. Walters is a published author and speaker and has presented at several conferences throughout the country. He currently serves as a volunteer clinical assistant professor of surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is also proud to be a member of the following:

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Secretary/Treasurer 2016-2018
    • Vice President 2018-2019
    • President 2019-present

Medical & Hospital Privileges

Dr. Walters values your safety and makes it the highest priority when performing surgeries. He is honored to have privileges at the following accredited hospitals and surgical centers in the area:

  • Houma Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Omega Hospital
  • East Jefferson Hospital
  • Ochsner Baptist Hospital
  • Ochsner Westbank Hospital
  • Touro Hospital
  • Tulane Lakeside Hospital
  • St. Tammany Parish Hospital
  • Avala Hospital

Outside of the Office

When he is not performing aesthetic procedures, Dr. Walters can be found exercising, hunting, and supporting LSU and New Orleans Saints football. He is passionate about supporting his community through volunteer work, including raising money for breast cancer research through Race for the Cure.

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Your Best You Begins Here

If you are looking for a board-certified plastic surgeon in Metairie or Covington, LA, please request a consultation online or call (504) 517-6200. Dr. Walters serves the Greater New Orleans area, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and the Gulf Coast.

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Our Patients Say It Best

Read what real people have shared about their experiences at the MODERN Plastic Surgery & Medspa, from the results they achieved to the care they received along the way.

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