James J. LaNasa, Jr. M.D.F.A.C.S.
Professional Medical Corporation
Facial Plastic Surgeon Baton Rouge
2223 Quail Run Drive, Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Dr. Lanasa-Cosmetic Surgery in Baton Rouge

Dr. James LaNasa

Dr. James J. LaNasa, Jr. is board certified in two surgical specialties: Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. LaNasa received his M.D. from L.S.U. School of Medicine in 1967, and served an Internship at Charity Hospital of Louisiana in New Orleans before entering the U.S. Army as a flight surgeon during the Vietnam War. In 1970 his education resumed with a year of General Surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee before moving to Charleston, South Carolina for a four-year residency in Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina.

In 1975, Dr. LaNasa completed a fellowship sponsored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery under the direction of Dr. Jan Beekhuis of Detroit, Michigan and Richard Webster of Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. LaNasa began practice in Baton Rouge in January 1976 and limits surgery to Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Disease and Surgery of the Nose and Sinuses.

Dr. LaNasa speaks to community groups and organizations on topics related to his areas of expertise. He also has presented original papers to peer groups regarding improved techniques in Facial and Nasal Surgery.


Personal Introduction
Surgical Timing - What Age is Ideal?
Selection of the Appropriate Procedure(s)
Final Preparations for Surgery