Out of Town Patients

Dr. Jules Walters’ reputation as an exceptional plastic surgeon who consistently produces excellent results extends well beyond Louisiana and the Southeast. Women and men fly into Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport from throughout the U.S. to have Dr. Walters, who is double board-certified in plastic surgery and general surgery, perform their procedures.  

Our out-of-town plastic surgery patients and their spouses or partners often choose to stay in New Orleans, which is just minutes from our practice. We’ve compiled a guide to the world-class city to help you enjoy your stay, with hotel and restaurant recommendations and a list of destinations that make a trip to New Orleans so unique.  

Why Choose Dr. Walters for Plastic Surgery in New Orleans? 

Patients trust Dr. Walters because of his attention to detail and his surgical skill, creating results that look natural. He is supported by a team that shares his dedication to providing the highest quality patient care; he even provides patients with his personal cell phone number to call at any time during their recovery.  

Schedule a Virtual Consultation 

For your convenience, Dr. Walters offers virtual consultations to both out-of-town patients and those who live in the New Orleans area. You can request a virtual consultation by submitting the online form. Once we receive the form, a member of our office staff will contact you to schedule the consultation. After scheduling the appointment, we will email you a secure link to connect with our team via a HIPAA-compliant video conferencing tool.  

Time Needed After Surgery 

Your safety as one of our patients is Dr. Walters’ top priority. To ensure you receive the appropriate care, Dr. Walters requires out-of-town patients to remain in the New Orleans area to complete post-operative appointments. The times listed in the table below are not the times needed to recover.  

Rapid Recovery Breast Augmentation  1 – 2 days 
Breast Lift 7 days
Tummy Tuck  7 – 10 days
The Modern Mommy Makeover 7 – 10 days
VASERlipo® Hi-Def Liposuction 7 days
Brazilian Butt Lift 7 days
Facelift/Neck Lift 10 days

After Care Services 

During your stay in New Orleans following surgery, concierge aftercare provided by registered nurses at your hotel is available from Decision Critical. The nurses at Decision Critical act as an extension of the care provided by Dr. Walters and his team. The Decision Critical nurses provide care in a private, relaxed setting so that you can focus on rest and recovery. 

Flying Into New Orleans 

Our practice is conveniently located less than 10 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), about halfway between the airport and New Orleans. If you’re renting a car, an airport shuttle provides rides to the rental car center.  

Directions from the rental car center to our practice

Turn right onto South Access R and the veer left onto Service Rd 

Turn left onto Rental Blvd 

Take a slight right onto Jerome S. Glazer Airport Access Rd 

Use the left land to merge onto Interstate 10 using the ramp to New Orleans 

In 4 miles, use the right lane to take exit 228 for Causeway Blvd South 

Keep right and merge onto N Causeway Blvd 

Turn left onto Galleria Dr. The Galleria Medical building will be on your right. There is plenty of onsite parking. 


Choose from some of the finest lodgings in New Orleans, located only 15 to 20 minutes from our practice.  

The Pontchartrain  
2031 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70130 

Four Seasons 
2 Canal St., New Orleans, LA, 70130 

The Roosevelt 
130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA, 70112 

The Ritz-Carlton 
921 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112 

Virgin Hotel 
550 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA, 70113 

Lakeway Marriott 
3838 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA, 70002 

The Windsor Court
300 Gravier St., New Orleans, LA, 70130


Whether you call it The Big Easy, the Crescent City, or NOLA, New Orleans is on every foodie’s bucket list. The establishments listed here are known for their innovative menus, trendy atmospheres, and high-quality cuisine. 

Shaya: Get a taste of Mediterranean cuisine inspired by Israeli foods with a contemporary menu highlighting seasonal, locally sourced ingredients from the New Orleans area.  

Atchafalaya: Housed in a little Creole cottage, this restaurant welcomes you to a rustic yet refined atmosphere where you can choose from a menu featuring New American/Southern cuisine and creative cocktails.  

Saffron NOLA: Broiled oysters served with crisped naan, curried seafood gumbo, and tamarind shrimp are signature dishes that are part of an authentic Indian dining experience.  

Jack Rose: Housed in the historic Pontchartrain Hotel, Jack Rose offers a sumptuous, unpretentious menu that includes Italian, French, and Spanish dishes with a New Orleans twist.   

Commanders Palace: This Garden District landmark is the winner of 7 James Beard Foundation Awards and has been the home of a who’s who of renowned chefs, including Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, Jamie Shannon, and Tory McPhail. 

Parkway Tavern: Take a step back in time at this New Orleans institution, which is one of city’s first restaurants to serve  Po’Boy sandwiches.  


From the French Quarter to the National WWII Museum, New Orleans has something for everyone. These are some of the city’s most popular destinations: 

French Quarter: The cultural hub of New Orleans, this world-famous neighborhood includes the iconic Bourbon Street, extraordinary dining options, and loads of history.  

Jackson Square: Speaking of French Quarter history, this famous landmark—known originally as “Place d’Armes”—is surrounded by historic buildings and is home to an open-air artist colony.  

Preservation Hall: Check out some traditional New Orleans jazz at this venue, situated in the heart of the French Quarter. 

Garden District: Explore this handsome neighborhood in New Orleans Uptown, known for its grand mansions, Audubon Park and Zoo, and the St. Charles Streetcar.  

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas: Re-opened in June 2023, the re-imagined aquarium and insectarium on the New Orleans Riverfront is a must-see attraction when visiting the city.  

The National WWII Museum: Whether you’re a history buff or just curious about the war that changed the world, this museum offers a compelling experience.  

The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint: The music that New Orleans made famous is celebrated at this enjoyable museum through interactive exhibits, educational programming, and entertaining music.  

Mardi Gras World: Take a tour through this massive studio, where artists and architects build Mardi Gras floats from the ground up. 

Planning Your Visit 

Our team at the MODERN Plastic Surgery & Medspa can help ensure your experience traveling to New Orleans and our Metairie practice is positive from start to finish. Dr. Walters offers virtual consultations for your convenience. We can also answer any questions you may have about travel arrangements, accommodations, and post-op services.   

Your Best You Begins Here

Your trust in us is our greatest honor, and we look forward to joining you on your journey to revealing your best self, inside and out. If you would like to learn more about bringing your aesthetic vision to life at our New Orleans plastic surgery practice, please request a consultation online or call (504) 517-6200.