Dr. Kahlil Andrews, M.D.

Dr. Kahlil Andrews is a board-certified plastic surgeon from Los Angeles specializing in plastic, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgery. Located in Coralville, 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 – the 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 Family

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 Plastic Surgery.

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.

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; Mercy IC, Marengo, Mercy One in Waterloo


I could not have asked for a better experience with Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery. I had a mommy makeover which was quite an extensive surgery but never felt worried or concerned before or after the procedure. Dr. Andrews as well as all of the staff were friendly, professional, and responsive to all my needs. Nurses Stormy and Emma and Surgical Tech Natalie were great at my pre-op appointments, the day of surgery, and my post-op appointments. My results are amazing, better than I could have ever imagined! I 100% would recommend Dr. Andrews Plastic Surgery to my friends and family! – Heather W

Dr Andrews and his staff are very professional and were great to work with. I got a breast augmentation and I am so happy with the results! The recovery has been fairly easy and I am so happy with my decision to go with Dr Andrews. – Deborah Johnston

I was treated better and with more respect than in any medical setting, I have previously experienced. They were compassionate, knowledgeable, and informative. I strongly recommend Dr. Andrews and his very capable team! – Sophia Joseph

I went to see Dr. Andrews recently. The entire staff was welcoming and friendly. Dr. Andrews took the time to explain to me my options and answered all my questions. I can’t wait to have my procedure. – Aleigha De Leon


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