Bengtson plastic surgery center moves from temporary offices to Grand Rapids' Women's Health Center

Deborah Johnson Wood

Dr. Brad Bengtson had a dream to build his new Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery so it would feel more like a home than a typical medical office. And with a fireplace, a reading nook and custom millwork, he might be on the right track.

The Bengtson Center will move from temporary offices in the Grand Valley Surgical Center near Leffingwell and Leonard streets NE to 7,000 square feet in the Women's Health Center of West Michigan, 555 Midtowne St. NE.

"You'll be met by a concierge and directed to wherever you need to be for plastic surgery, Botox fillers, skincare laser surgeries and other services," Bengtson says. "I want the experience to be very personal, very cozy, almost like being in someone's home."

Besides offering walk-in services, such as skin care evaluations, laser hair removal and Botox procedures, the center will offer an array of plastic surgery services, including breast reconstruction surgery.

The space will have three esthetician rooms, four exam consultation rooms, three Botox injection rooms, and a photo imaging room with 3-D technology that will simulate how patients might look after plastic surgery or skin care treatments.

A board room features direct audio/visual connections to operating rooms in the building; surgeons from around the world will be able to observe surgeries from the board room and interact with the surgeons in real time.

"We also have a V.I.P. entrance for post operative patients or for men who are uncomfortable coming in," says Dr. Bengtson. "They can come right in the back door where there's a lounge. They won't have to walk through the main lobby."

Craig Architects created the architectural design. Insignia Homes and Pinnacle Construction handled construction. Kathryn Chaplow LLC is the interior designer.

The Bengtson Center will be open by June 1.

Source: Dr. Brad Bengtson, The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery; Kathryn Chaplow, Kathryn Chaplow LLC

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Deborah Johnson Wood is development news editor for Rapid Growth Media. She can be contacted at [email protected]. Development News tips can be sent to [email protected].
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