JoAnne Lopes, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. JoAnne Lopes is not only a renowned board-certified plastic surgeon but also a mother of three, uniquely positioning her to understand and respond to cosmetic concerns from a woman’s perspective. With years of extensive surgical training and practice, she has made an indelible mark in the field of plastic surgery, offering both men and women sensitive, caring, and tailored treatment plans.

Recognized as “The Botox® Cosmetic Queen” in her geographic area, Dr. Lopes has an avid interest in skin care and ageless beauty. She’s an expert in various skin resurfacing techniques such as CO2 and Erbium laser, TCA peels, and Obagi peels. In addition to her expertise in facial cosmetic surgery, she’s known for her ingenuity in body contouring, utilizing the latest modalities in tummy tucks, lifts, traditional suction-assisted liposuction (SAL), and breast surgery.

Dr. Lopes earned her B.S.N. in Nursing, graduating Cum Laude from Old Dominion University in 1979. She completed her M.D. at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1989, followed by an internship and residency in General Surgery at the University of Connecticut. Her fellowships in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery were completed at the Medical College of Virginia and Eastern Virginia Medical School. She is licensed to practice in Maryland and Virginia and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Her professional memberships include fellowships and active memberships in respected societies such as the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Plastic Surgery, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Medical Women’s Association, and Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Lopes has been honored with recognitions such as Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare and Life Membership in The National Registry of Who’s Who. Her commitment to community service is evident through her work with Operation Smile and the YMCA Silver Beach Camp Doctor program.

With her contributions as an investigator in notable Botox® Cosmetic studies and various presentations, research, and chapters on subjects ranging from liposuction to anti-aging skin products, Dr. Lopes continues to stay at the forefront of her field.

Patients seeking treatment at Dr. Lopes’ practice will appreciate her compassion, understanding, and unique ability to make them feel at ease. Whether it’s achieving youthful appearance through facial surgery, skin care, or body contouring, her success in transforming lives is both evident and inspiring.

Feel free to explore more about Dr. Lopes’ education, medical training, qualifications, and honors, or enjoy a multimedia presentation titled “A Conversation with Dr. Lopes.” Her dedication to excellence and personalized care awaits those seeking a refined appearance radiating confidence and elegance.

Dr. JoAnne Lopes


  • Undergraduate Degree: Old Dominion University, 1975 to 1979, B.S.N. in Nursing, Graduated Cum Laude
  • Graduate Degree: Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1985 to 1989, M.D.

Postgraduate Training:

  • Internship: University of Connecticut, 1989 to 1990, General Surgery
  • Residency: University of Connecticut, 1990 to 1994, General Surgery
  • Fellowships: Medical College of Virginia, 1994 to 1996, Plastic Surgery; Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1996 to 1997, Cosmetic Surgery

Hospital Staff Memberships:

  • Sentara Norfolk General
  • Sentara Leigh Hospital
  • DePaul Hospital
  • CHKD


  • Maryland, 1990
  • Virginia, 1994

Board Certification:

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2000

Academic Positions:

  • Assistant Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997 to 2000

Teaching Experience:

  • Family Medicine Review Course – Suture Workshop, 1997 and 1998

Honors and Awards:

  • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 1999-2000
  • Life Membership, The National Registry of Who’s Who, April 2000

Community Services:

  • Operation Smile, Cleft Lip and Palate Team, Guatemala, February 1996
  • Junior League of Norfolk – Va. Beach
  • YMCA Silver Beach Camp Doctor

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Active Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Active Member, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American Medical Women’s Association
  • Virginia Society of Plastic Surgeons

Where artistry meets innovation in cosmetic solutions.

The Cosmetic Surgery Center is a state-of-the-art facility featuring advanced examination, operating, and recovery rooms. From the instant you step into our office, you'll be immersed in a serene, inviting environment. Dr. Joanne Lopes' team of experts combines clinical excellence with a warm, compassionate approach to ensure your utmost satisfaction. Conveniently situated just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, our center is easily accessible for all your cosmetic needs.

Breast Augmentation

Why Choose Cosmetic Surgery Center?


Experienced Doctors

Benefit from Dr. JoAnne Lopes' extensive experience, board certification, and personalized approach to achieve your aesthetic aspirations.


Professional Environment

Experience a serene, state-of-the-art facility equipped with advanced technology, ensuring your comfort and safety throughout your transformation.


Innovative Solutions

Discover a wide range of innovative cosmetic solutions, including surgical and non-surgical procedures, tailored to your unique goals and preferences.


Compassionate Care

Receive attentive, compassionate care from our dedicated team, ensuring you feel supported and confident at every step of your aesthetic journey.


Convenient Location

Enjoy our convenient location just off the Virginia Beach Expressway on Louisa Ave, making your transformation easily accessible.


Exceptional Results

Trust our commitment to patient satisfaction and exceptional results, fostering long-lasting relationships and empowering your confidence in your appearance.

Start Your Own Journey with Cosmetic Surgery Center

Inquire with the form below.

Text or call — (757) 497-5400


11 + 11 =

Cosmetic Surgery Center

A Woman's Touch, a Surgeon's Hands

Dr. Joanne Lopes, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon

(757) 497-5400

328 Louisa Ave #110, Virginia Beach, VA 23454