Dr. Lawrence Gray

reconstructive & plastic surgeon

Dr. Lawrence Gray stands as a seasoned trailblazer in the realm of cosmetic, reconstructive, and plastic surgery. With a remarkable career spanning over 34 years, he has consistently upheld a reputation for technical expertise, compassionate patient care, and innovative surgical techniques. Dr. Gray’s journey began in Indiana, where he completed his undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Louis, followed by earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. His pursuit of excellence led him to Boston University for general surgery and a residency in plastic surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

In 1985, Dr. Gray established Atlantic Plastic Surgery in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, a testament to his commitment to providing top-tier care. A distinguished pioneer in the medical community, he introduced scarless breast reduction, pioneered advancements in breast augmentation visualization, and was internationally recognized for his techniques in facelift and tummy tuck procedures.

Dr. Gray’s impact extends beyond surgical innovation; he’s a dedicated humanitarian who passionately champions the cause of cleft palate repair in underdeveloped regions. His involvement in organizations like Rotaplast International and Medical Missions for Children reflects his deep-seated commitment to making a positive impact on lives around the world.

Recognized as a Clinical Faculty member at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Dr. Gray continues to stay at the forefront of his field. His unwavering pursuit of knowledge through attending professional conferences and staying abreast of the latest research ensures that his expertise remains cutting-edge.

Driven by a sense of responsibility to his local community, Dr. Gray actively participates in the Portsmouth Rotary Club and has been an integral part of the Portsmouth, NH community for over three decades. His legacy of medical expertise, compassion, and community engagement serves as the guiding light for the Dr. Lawrence Gray Scholarship for Future Doctors—an endeavor dedicated to nurturing the next generation of medical leaders who share his values.


Professional Credentials


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.): Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.): Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • General Surgery Residency: Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Plastic Surgery Residency: Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Experience & Affiliations

  • Experience
    • Over 34 years of experience in cosmetic, reconstructive, and plastic surgery
    • Founder and Medical Director of Atlantic Plastic Surgery & Medi-Spa
    • Internationally recognized for scarless breast reduction technique
    • Extensive experience in cosmetic plastic surgery, hand surgery, and breast augmentation
    • Pioneered the use of Axis 3D imager for breast implant visualization
    • Recognized for MACS facelift and drainless tummy tuck techniques
    • Presenter at national and international professional conferences.
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Board of Plastic Surgery certification
    • Member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
    • Affiliated with the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
    • Active participation in the International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
    • Membership in the International Association of Plastic Surgeons
    • Engaged within the New England Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
    • Proudly associated with the American Medical Association

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At the Dr. Lawrence Gray Scholarship for Future Doctors, our commitment to excellence, innovation, and community impact is unwavering. As we honor the legacy of Dr. Gray, we strive to empower aspiring medical leaders who share his values. Your participation in this transformative initiative contributes to a brighter future for healthcare. Thank you for being a part of this journey towards positive change.


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Portsmouth, New Hampshire