Dr. David J. Wages

David J. Wages, M.D. is a board-certified plastic surgeon and best-selling author practicing in the Boston suburb of Peabody,  since 1991.  He is a master craftsman in delivering the “Mommy Makeover” (procedures that help women reclaim their bodies after pregnancy). He spent time developing a turnkey practice with an emphasis on delivering "Five Star Service". His practice also offers a full spectrum of non-surgical as well as surgical treatments including personal fitness training, skin care, lasers and the popular vaginal rejuvenation.  He is passionate about changing the way physicians are perceived, and developed a solution for delivering excellent health care wrapped in a five-star customer-centric environment.  He receives frequent accolades for his customer service.  

Dr. Wages has been the recipient of the America’s Top Doctor award for 12 consecutive years from 2003 to 2015 by Consumers Research Council of America.  His ideas have been transformed and used in various practices from orthopedic surgery, cardiology, dermatology, plastic surgery, and internal medicine.   In 2015 he was also recognized as a Top Boston Plastic Surgeon by Boston Consumer's Checkbook.  As a philanthropist he has his own charity, Botox for the Cure, was founded in 2011, and raises money for breast cancer awareness through the sales of Botox.  In addition he supports Make a wish Foundation, and Place for Promise.  

Dr. Wages joined noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy, along with a select group of the world's leading experts, to co-author the book titled, Transform which became a Best Seller in 2014.  Proceeds from his best selling book "Transform" were graciously donated to the X-Prize Foundation which supports education in third world countries.  He is a member of a mastermind group that challenges members with new ideas to improve customer service in the medical field.  He also mentors other physicians.


Mommy Makeover - corrects the undesirable side effects of pregnancy including: Diastasis rectus (split abdomen muscle), sagging breasts, undesirable breasts, loose abdominal skin, distortion of the labia, and/or reduction of the labia.
Breast Augmentation - for over ten years he has delivered a unique process to help women achieve enlargement of small breasts with rapid recovery system that allows return to normal activity in 24 hours!
Breast Lift - Rejuvenation of aging or sagging breast. This may include use of implants, and/or reshaping the breasts.
Breast Reduction - Reducing the size of large, heavy breasts
Drain-less Tummy Tuck - Removal of excess skin and tightening of abdomen.
Non Surgical Treatments include: Injection such as, Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, and Kybella. Laser skin treatments for broken capillaries, spider veins, hair removal, skin resurfacing and brown spots and vaginal rejuvenation.

Dr. Wages is from Denton, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas, and went to medical school at University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas. He did his training for general surgery and plastic surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and then went on to an advanced Fellowship training at Harvard at Massachusetts General Hospital.  While there he held a teaching appointment with Harvard Medical School.

He is Board Certified in Plastic Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons  and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Nowadays he enjoys making snowmen during the long Boston winters with his family of five.  Other hobbies include magic, trick roping, hiking, and spending time with his family in Boxford, MA.

The staff at North Shore Plastic Surgery wants to provide each patient with the care and attention they deserve.  We are always available to tackle any questions you may have!


(Back Row L-R)  Cathy Bowlby, Jacki Barbieri, Kristin Gillis

(Front Row L-R) Vickie Harvey, Dr. David Wages, Kerry Diamond