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Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty
Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty

Eat Well and Enjoy Yourself! Los Angeles, New York, and Miami may have the reputation, but Grand Rapids has it all—fun daytime activities and a vibrant nightlife set near a beautiful stretch of water—without the pretentiousness or cost of noisier, more crowded cities.

Beer lovers, art aficionados, and culture seekers of all stripes converge on Grand Rapids, making it the perfect place to celebrate a new look from the Bengtson Center. Our team put together a list of restaurants and area attractions to help you plan your stay. You'll have plenty to do before and after your procedure or treatment, but the best thing about Grand Rapids is how you can move at your own pace. Lie low and recuperate with a gourmet meal in your room or hit the town once you've had a chance to rest and recover.

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Meet Our Surgeons

When you are ready to make a transformation, you deserve partners on your journey who you trust deeply to deliver the results you want.

The highly experienced team at The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery is led by board-certified surgeons Dr. Brad Bengtson and Dr. David Alfonso. Our surgeons are regularly recognized by patients and colleagues alike for their commitment to innovation, compassionate patient care, and top-quality outcomes. Their work is supported by the thoughtful and passionate collaboration of the entire Bengtson team.

Dr. Bengtson - Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon

Brad Bengtson MD, FACS, Founder

Has consistently been named one of the Best Doctors in America® since 1996 and recognized as Best Plastic Surgeon in Grand Rapids by Grand Rapids Magazine for the last 12 years.

With over two decades of experience, he is respected for his cutting-edge techniques and compassionate patient care. In addition to his work with patients, Dr. Bengtson travels globally to share his knowledge and innovative approaches with fellow plastic surgeons. He is passionate about delivering harmonious, natural-looking results that elevate rather than alter each patient’s unique aesthetic.

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Dr. Alfonso - Grand Rapids Plastic Surgeon

David AlfonsoMD, FACS

Has extensive experience performing a range of surgical and non-surgical procedures, with a particular passion for body contouring and facial rejuvenation.

A careful listener and passionate practitioner, he has received numerous accolades, including recognition as a RealSelf Top Doctor since 2015. He also contributes to advancing techniques in the plastic surgery community through regular publications and lectures. Dr. Alfonso is a fluent Spanish speaker, which helps him provide exceptional communication and care to a broader range of patients. 

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Bistro Bella VitaBengtson Center for Plastic Surgery Favorite Icon

Local farmers provide the fresh ingredients that go into each Mediterranean dish here.

44 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids
(616) 222-4600

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Maru Sushi Bengtson Center for Plastic Surgery Favorite Icon

These talented chefs aim to use organic vegetables and wild-caught fish.

927 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids
(616) 458-1900

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Ju Sushi

Go beyond sushi to find Japanese entrees in an upscale lounge atmosphere.

1144 E Paris Ave. SE, Suite 9, Grand Rapids
(616) 575-5858

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USDA Prime beef, fresh seafood, and wine combine for a delicious experience.

190 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
(616) 451-6131

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Bonefish Grille

A celebration of seafood, Bonefish also offers decadent Sunday brunches.

1100 E Paris, Grand Rapids
(616) 949-7861

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Hand-selected beef seared to perfection is the hallmark of this popular establishment.

187 Monroe Ave. NW, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids
(616) 776-6426

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Sanchez Bistro

Enjoy tapas with a Mediterranean focus in an artsy atmosphere.

38 West Fulton, Grand Rapids
(616) 774-8272

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The Midwest meets Latin America with an eye for flavor and sustainability.

64 Ionia Ave SW, suite 100, Grand Rapids
(616) 288-6340

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Sample specialty brews in a taproom with a laid-back vibe.

235 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids
(616) 776-1195

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The mantra here is “great beer,” which drives everything they do.

25 Ionia Ave., Grand Rapids
(616) 451-4677

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The focus at Perrin is quality and consistency, with food that complements the beers.

5910 Comstock Park Drive, Comstock Park
(616) 551-1957

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Brewery Vivante

Vivante draws from the Belgian tradition in a space with an Old World aesthetic.

925 Cherry St., Grand Rapids
(616) 719.1604

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The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck

Comfort food from around the world finds a home with a casual atmosphere.

187 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
(616) 776-3230

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The high-quality, eclectic menu is as green and locally sourced as possible.

924 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids
(616) 808-3566

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The Reserve

Find an emphasis on the relationship between wine and food and the story they tell.

201 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
(616) 855-9463

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Looking for more? Check out Experience Grand Rapids for an in-depth look at everything this hidden gem of a city has to offer. Call the Bengtson Center at (616)588-8880 for more details or help with planning.

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Are you ready to take the next step to a more beautiful you? Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso, along with the team at The Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, provide advanced plastic surgery and cosmetic treatment for patients from Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, Michigan. We specialize in breast augmentation, breast implants, and tummy tuck surgery, as well as laser hair removal, Micro-Needling, BOTOX Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM, and other dermal fillers. Results may vary from person to person.