Dr. Carol Ann Aylward

Carol Ann Aylward, MD, FACS

Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Dr. Aylward, MD, FACS, is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Truman Medical Centers (TMC) in Kansas City, Mo, and is a member of University Physician Associates, TMC’s largest physician group. With more than 20 years of surgical experience and as a breast cancer survivor she knows firsthand the sensitive needs and worries that women have about their bodies, especially following traumatic illness or injury. Dr. Aylward’s goal is for her patients to be 110 percent comfortable with her as their care provider. She takes the time to get to know her patients individually and uses her skills, personal drive and strong attention to service excellence to provide all patients the care they need, when they need it.

Dr. Aylward provides patient consultations at University Health in downtown Kansas City.  And she performs surgeries at the following state-of-the-art surgery centers, TMC Lakewood, TMC Health Sciences District and University Health. In addition to plastic and reconstructive surgery, her services include cosmetic procedures such as body contouring, injectables and fillers, skin lesion and cancer removal and endoscopic procedures (i.e., hand/carpal tunnel release).

Dr. Aylward is a Kansas City native and graduate of the University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine. Prior to coming to TMC, she most recently provided care in the Hilton Head, South Carolina area and was previously a partner of both Finger & Associates and Savannah Plastic Surgery Associates (Savannah, GA). She is also a volunteer with Medical Aid for Children of Latin America. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

  • "Thank you so much Dr. Aylward! You have been wonderful through this whole process and I’m so happy with how smoothly things have gone! I will continue everything you have prescribed and most definitely be in touch if anything starts to change. Thank you for making me feel like I matter... not every physician takes the time to create that connection and I truly appreciate you and everything you do."

    Breast Augmentation
    Lees Summit, MO
  • "From the moment I met Dr. Aylward, I could tell she was passionate and very down to earth, she wasn't just another surgeon, and I was not just another patient. She offered not only emotional support, but made sure I knew what to expect. I would highly recommend her and her staff to anyone and everyone."

    Breast Augmentation
    Overland Park, KS
  • "I am living witness there are people who go beyond their career to make sure the world is a beautiful place for everyone. You guys were a great team that made everything seem so easy and the healing process so satisfying.

    I was treated with great care and respect. And the outcome of everything is 100% beautiful.

    I really appreciate all your hospitality and kindness. Thank you so much from both of us!"

    Breast Reduction
    Blue Springs, MO
  • "Dr. Aylward is absolutely fabulous!!! Her staff is amazing and the surgical center where it was done it state-of-the-art. I am five days post surgery and I am doing amazingly well. I am very particular about my doctors and I will not hesitate to recommend her to any family member or friend that might need a competent, compassionate, experienced and capable physician. She's the BEST!!!"

    Breast Augmentation
    Mission Hills, KS
  • "I was diagnosed with Stage IV Melanoma cancer in April of 2014. Surgery was performed in August of 2014. Today you can hardly tell that I had surgery. This was a very scary time in my life and Dr. Aylward made it so much easier to endure. If I needed anything, she was right there!! I highly recommend her!!"

    Skin Cancer
    Olathe, KS
  • “It is not just the treatment, but the caring and empathy shown by you... I felt comfortable in every visit to your office”.

    Body Contouring
    Blue Springs, MO
  • "Being a transgender individual, finding a doctor and staff that respect you is very hard, and there was no judgment at Dr. Aylward's office. Choosing her was one of the best decisions that I could have made, and I am very happy with my results. I would highly recommend her and her staff to anyone and everyone."

    Top Surgery
    Kansas City, KS
  • "Thank you so much for all of the extra effort you and your staff went through to make sure you were on my insurance and to see that my procedure was covered. It gives me a “peek” into your heart and passion for serving others. You are an answer to prayer!"

    Breast Implant Exchange
    Leawood, KS
  • "What an amazing physician Dr Aylward is!  She is non judgemental, has such a kind soul, and listens so closely to her patients. She gave me back the confidence and self esteem that I never knew I was lacking. I had no idea I would look and feel so great. I am eternally grateful! Thank you just isn't enough!"

    Breast Reduction
    Leawood, KS
  • "Your sincerity, expertise and positivity have made my TT experience as easy and perfect as it could be. THANK YOU for all of your smiles and providing the best care and surgical artistry a girl could ask for. I got the best of the best! You and your staff rock and deserve a 5 Star, two thumbs up, amazing recommendation! Thanks for making my tummy pretty :) "

    Tummy Tuck
    Overland Park, KS
  • "You are a wonderful doctor and I feel alive again! The breast reduction has changed my life. I am truly grateful! "

    Breast Reduction
    Kansas City, Missouri

    Dr. Lindsay Powers

    Lindsay Powers, MD, FACS

    Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

    Dr. Powers is a Board Certified Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon at Truman Medical Centers, and is a member of University Physician Associates.  Prior to medical school, she earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Kansas, where she studied microbiology and English.  She then obtained her M.D from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, ranking at the top of her class and earning membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.  She continued her training with 6-year residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Wright State University.  After completing her residency she returned to Kansas City and spent 2 years in private practice while completing her board certification.  

    Dr. Powers enjoys practicing a broad spectrum of plastic surgery, but particularly enjoys breast reconstruction, skin cancer reconstruction, and cosmetic procedures of the breast and body.  Dr. Powers’ caring and compassionate demeanor make her a stand out as she focuses on multi-faceted aspects of patient care and emphasizes the human side of medicine.  

    In addition to her plastic surgery career, Dr. Powers has a strong interest in gardening, and has been in involved with community gardening and neighborhood beautification projects.  She has also travelled to Honduras and Haiti for medical missions trips during her training, and plans to continue this in the future.


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