Forsyth Plastic Surgery
At Forsyth Plastic Surgery we are committed to providing state-of-the-art surgical care to all of our patients. Because choosing a plastic surgeon is one of the most important decisions you can make, we want you learn about our surgeons and our practice. "It's your decision, Our experience."
You are cordially invited to attend a seminar, "Revealing the Magic of Plastic Surgery," on Wednesday, November 10th, at 7pm at Forsyth Country Club. Drs. Fagg, Schneider and Kingman will present an entertaining talk on both surgical and non-surgical rejuvnation, including Botox, Restylane and Obagi. Please RSVP to 765-8620. Refreshments will be served.
Founded in 1970 by Paul Gwyn, M.D., Forsyth Plastic Surgical Associates, P.A., is the oldest and most established group of plastic surgeons in the Piedmont Triad. Offering the latest techniques in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, our doctors will make you feel comfortable and confident with your decision to undergo plastic surgery. In addition, most procedures can safely be done in our own state-of-the-art, state-licensed outpatient surgical center, the Plastic Surgery Center of North Carolina.
When you meet with one of our fully trained plastic surgeons, a problem specific exam will be performed and your questions will be answered. Videotapes and brochures will be available to help explain most of the procedures, including breast augmentation, liposuction, abdominoplasty, and facial rejuvenation. Our staff of experienced registered nurses assists the doctors with both the pre- and postoperative care of our patients.
Choosing your plastic surgeon is an important decision. Take some time to learn about our office and the wide range of services we can provide at Forsyth Plastic Surgical Associates, P.A.
Dr. Fagg, Dr. Schneider, Dr. Kingman, and Dr. Gwyn
John A. Fagg, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Fagg is a native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He graduated from Davidson College in 1967 and while there, in addition to his premedical studies, he lettered in football and track. He received his M.D. degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University and did his post-graduate training in general surgery and plastic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. It was there that he met his wife, Nancy Watkins, of Camden, South Carolina. They have been married 31 years and have two children, John, Jr., a lawyer in Washington D.C., and a daughter, Caroline, who lives in Camden, South Carolina.
In addition to his many duties in the private practice of plastic surgery, Dr. Fagg has been involved in organized medicine. While a resident, he was president of the house staff organization (interns and residents) at the Medical University of South Carolina. He has also served as President of the Medical Dental Staff at Forsyth Medical Center and President of the Forsyth/Stokes/Davie County Medical Society. He has served as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Medical Park Hospital and is a past President of the North Carolina Medical Society. He is currently a delegate to the American Medical Association and a member of the Council on Constitutional Bylaws of the American Medical Association. He has been active in civic affairs, including being selected a member of the first class of Leadership Winston-Salem and is a former member, Board of Directors, Forsyth County United Way.
While he considers plastic surgery both a vocation and an avocation, Dr. Fagg also enjoys golf, traveling, reading and puzzles.
Andrew M. Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Schneider is a native of Richmond, Virginia, and was graduated from Princeton University in 1987. Having always had an artistic sense and a creative drive, he majored in architecture before attending the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Schneider graduated from MCV in 1991 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. This distinguished him as being in the top five percent of his class. Dr. Schneider also won the "Best in Surgery" Award in his class.
Coming to Winston-Salem in 1991 to begin his formal training in surgery at The Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Dr. Schneider spent one year as the Bradshaw Surgical Research Fellow and completed his general surgery training in 1997. He is board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
In 1997 Dr. Schneider began his plastic surgery training at Wake Forest where he learned the newest techniques in both reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. During his two years of training he also traveled to India to perform cleft lip surgery on children and he presented research and gave lectures across the United States. He continues to volunteer with Operation Smile, and has been a part of surgical missions to Ecuador and Peru. He was featured on The Learning Channel’s “Personal Story” which was broadcast nationally. Dr. Schneider is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Schneider joined Forsyth Plastic Surgical Associates in August, 1999. He is currently the President of the Medical Staff at Medical Park Hospital. He is married to Nancy and has two children. His hobbies include magic, music and collecting art. Dr. Schneider is also the author of “The Surgeon’s Guide To Grading, Staging, And Classification” which was published nationally by W. B. Saunders in September, 2000.
Gilson J. Kingman, M.D.
Dr. Kingman was born in the Bronx, New York, and grew up on Long Island. He attended Washington and Lee University and the University of Virginia Medical School. He completed a surgical internship at Indiana University and then general surgery training at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. While there he completed a research fellowship with the University of Michigan Department of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Kingman completed his plastic surgery training at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1995, and then entered private practice in Williamsburg, Virginia. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While in Virginia, he opened the Mary Immaculate Hospital Wound Care Center and served as Medical Director.
In 2001 Dr. Kingman returned to Winston-Salem to join Forsyth Plastic Surgery. He and his wife Cheryl are active in the church and stay busy raising their 8-year-old boy. Away from the office, Dr. Kingman plays guitar, golf, and enjoys reading and politics.
Paul P. Gwyn, M.D., F.A.C.S. Emeritus
Dr. Gwyn, the founder of Forsyth Plastic Surgical Associates, P.A., has been in practice since 1970. Born in Elkin, North Carolina, he is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Princeton University and received his medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. His training in general surgery at Duke University Medical Center and the North Carolina Baptist Hospital was interrupted by two years in the United States Air Force. His training in Plastic Surgery was at the Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Gwyn is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.
Since beginning his practice as the first "town" Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Gwyn has served as the Chairman of the Section of Plastic Surgery at both Medical Park Hospital and Forsyth Medical Center, as well as the president of the staff at Medical Park Hospital. He was one of the founders of the North Carolina Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and has served as both Treasurer and President. Dr. Gwyn is a diplomate of the American College of Surgeons, and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the Lipoplasty Society of North America, and the American Society of Laser Surgery and Medicine, as well as the American Medical Association and the North Carolina Medical Society.
Dr. Gwyn and his wife, Nancy, are the parents of three grown children and grandparents of two boys. He is active in his church. His hobbies include photography, music and travel.