Dr. Kara Criswell is a board certified Charlotte plastic surgeon and serves as the Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery for Novant Health Hospitals in Charlotte. She trained in general surgery in both New York and Chicago and completed three additional years specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery in Chicago. Dr. Criswell is passionate about her work, and her technical expertise is recognized by her patients as well as her peers. She donates much of her free time to breast cancer causes, donating time to groups such as the Komen Foundation and The Junior League of Charlotte. Dr. Criswell holds privileges at all major Charlotte Mecklenburg Hospitals including Carolinas Medical Center and Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center.