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Meet Dr. Lynam

Get to Know Richmond's Top Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgeon

As a small child, Gregory Lynam experienced something truly terrifying. When he was just 3 1/2 years old, he was attacked by a dog, suffering significant facial lacerations to the right side of his face from above the eyebrow under the eyelid, upper lip, lower lip, and chin area. Gregory's parents rushed him to the emergency room, and the on-call plastic surgeon did a fantastic job putting him back together in the operating room. Due to his positive experience with his surgeon, he no longer feared going to the doctor or getting shots. Instead of letting the incident hold him back, he allowed his admiration and fascination with his surgeon to fuel his passion, inspiring him to become Dr. Gregory Lynam, an accomplished, board-certified plastic and maxillofacial surgeon.

Dr. Lynam attended The University of Richmond and later pursued dental and medical degrees at the Medical College of Virginia. Before entering the plastic surgery training program, he completed oral and maxillofacial residency programs and three years of general surgery training. According to Dr. Lynam, the most fascinating aspect of being a plastic surgeon is the ability to perform various surgeries from head to toe. "Plastic surgeons possess in-depth knowledge of human anatomy, which enables them to perform surgeries on various body parts such as skin, muscles, nerves, and blood vessels," explains Dr. Lynam. "Plastic surgeons were essential in early transplant surgeries, especially kidney transplants, and continue to perform complex procedures such as reattaching body parts and more intricate surgeries like face transplants."   

Dr. Lynam's expertise in plastic surgery is reflected in his practice, Richmond Surgical Arts. With a heavy focus on cosmetic and aesthetic surgeries, his practice offers a comprehensive medical spa with state-of-the-art laser and care services. From facial cosmetic surgeries to "mommy makeovers," Dr. Lynam and his team help patients regain self-confidence. "Our team members respect each other and work together to provide the best possible care for our patients," says Dr. Lynam. "We are big enough to offer a wide range of services but small enough to get to know each of our patients personally." Richmond Surgical Arts is committed to informing patients about their options so they can make the best decision. "Our staff is dedicated to the highest level of knowledge, service, and commitment to the local community of Richmond to ensure that our patients receive the best possible treatment," says Dr. Lynam.

Aside from being a skilled surgeon, Dr. Lynam enjoys traveling and outdoor activities with his family. He loves fishing, gardening, and camping on his property in Powhatan County. Most recently, Dr. Lynam has taken up the hobby of planting grapevines with a desire to create his own wine. He and his wife are passionate about supporting the World Pediatric Project and look forward to attending the organization's annual auction. Their dedication to giving back extends to their daughters, who have spent years volunteering with the Runway for Life program and showcasing their love for modeling. Additionally, the whole family has enjoyed participating in Richmond Fashion Week as volunteers, finding it to be a rewarding and enjoyable experience.

Dr. Lynam is a highly skilled surgeon who efficiently manages his professional life, personal life, and hobbies while actively participating in charitable endeavors. His office is situated at 8720 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 100, in Richmond. To book an appointment with him at Richmond Surgical Arts, please visit

Richmond Surgical Arts provides a wide range of cosmetic treatments and procedures that aim to enhance the appearance and boost the self-confidence of their clients. The treatments offered cover the entire body, skin, and hair, and include:

·      BODY: Tummy Tucks, Arm Lifts, Body Lifts, Liposuction, Body Contouring, CoolSculpting, CoolTone, SlimShot-Medical Weight Loss, and Mommy Makeovers.

·      BREAST: Augmentations, Reductions, Implants, and Lifts.

·      FACE: Eyelid Lift, Botox & Dysport, Brow Lift, Eyebrow Transplants,  Kybella, Facial Fillers, FaceLife/Neck Lift, Lip Enhancement, and Sculptra.

·      HAIR: Hair Regrowth and NeoGraft Hair Restoration.

·      SKIN: SkinPen, INTRAcel Radiofrequency, Microneedling, Hydrafacial, Epionce, and Revision Skincare.

·      LASER: Fraxel Laser Treatment, Clear & Brilliant, Laser Hair Removal, Laser Genesis, Spots, Ultherapy, and Sofwave.