All my life I wanted to be a surgeon. Coming from an artistic family, I was drawn to plastic surgery. I understand how important it is to look and feel your best at any age, and no matter what condition you have. Through my practice I am able to help reconstructive patients realize their goal of restoring function and assist cosmetic patients in reviving and enhancing form.
Dr. Kahlil Andrews is a board-certified plastic surgeon from Los Angeles specializing in plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Dr. Andrews’ academic and technical achievements are only exceeded by his commitment to patient care. Whether they are seeking reconstructive breast surgery, outpatient injectable treatment, or a full-blown mommy makeover, Dr. Andrews gives his full attention and focus on achieving excellent patient outcomes.
Dr. Andrews has trained at some of the most prestigious institutions in the country.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Andrews developed a passion for medicine. Motivated by his deep desire to become a surgeon, Dr. Andrews excelled at Fairfax High School and earned admission into the world-renowned University of California at Berkeley where he studied Molecular and Cell Biology.
Dr. Andrews decided to continue his studies in California and attended a top five medical school – University of California, San Francisco. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Honor Society, a designation reserved for students graduating in the top ten percent of the class.
Dr. Andrews left California in pursuit of his dream to become a surgeon. He matched at the Johns Hopkins Hospital General Surgery Residency Program. It was through his association with Hopkins that he received a Resident Research Fellowship at the Department of Surgical Oncology at the Jonsson Cancer Center at the University of California, Los Angeles where he studied genetic immunotherapy. Dr. Andrews has presented at national and regional Society meetings and is published in numerous peer-reviewed medical and surgical journals.
Dr. Andrews finished his General Surgery Residency at Phoenix Integrated Surgical and earned his MBA from The Anderson School at UCLA. Motivated by his desire to marry form and function, art and science, Dr. Andrews completed a Fellowship in Plastic Surgery at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Andrews and his wife, also a Los Angeles native, relocated to the Midwest in 2009 and are happily raising their children in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Dr. Andrews is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Education & Experience
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, CA
Post-Graduate: Master of Business Administration, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Residency in General Surgery: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD and Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Phoenix, AZ
Resident Research Fellow: Department of Surgical Oncology and the Jonsson Cancer Center, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Fellowship in Plastic Surgery: Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Certifications: American Board of Surgery; American Board of Plastic Surgery
Hospitals: Mercy Medical Center; St. Luke’s Hospital; Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery Locations
1100 5th St. Suite 210
Coralville, IA 52241
Open: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
1700 1st Ave NE, Suite 150
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Open: Wednesdays & Thursdays, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Best Parking Options:
- Coralville: Southwest Surface Lot (facing 2nd St.)
- Cedar Rapids: Surface Lot behind the building (accessible from 1st St. or 17th St.)
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Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery in City Center Square is Eastern Iowa’s premier specialty medical practice delivering advanced medical and surgical care and leading-edge technology.
Helping others achieve lifelong health is central to our philosophy; it’s what drives us each and every day. We realize that health and happiness go hand in hand. So at Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery, it’s not just about getting you back on your feet, it’s about getting you back to the things you enjoy most.
Together, with patients, referring partners, our colleagues and our community, Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery engages in caring partnerships for a lifetime of good health. We believe that personalized specialty care is just as important as the quality of care and we strive to make each experience with Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery a positive one. Our goal is your goal, lasting good health, and we’re in it together.