About The Practice

Dr. Jay Appurao, more commonly known as simply Dr. Jay, has been the owner and founder of La Belle since 2008. His career began as a Board Certified General Surgeon in Louisiana in 1981. He expanded his practice into Cosmetic Surgery since the year 2000, about 20 years.

La Belle is dedicated to cosmetic surgery entirely performed under local anesthesia and deep sedation. This allows the patient to walk in and walk out of the procedure same day, avoiding the added risks of general anesthesia.


As a Diplomate of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, Dr. Jay is well trained and experienced in a wide range of cosmetic procedures, as follows:

  • Face Lift
  • Brow Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Eyelids
  • Lip Surgery
  • Facial Implants
  • Fat Transfer
  • Laser Liposuction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Brazilian Butt Lift
  • Arm Lift
  • Thigh Lift
  • Breast Implants/Lift/Reduction
  • Male Breast Reduction Surgery
  • Botox and Fillers
  • Chemical Peels
  • Obagi
  • and more..

ABCS Certification

General Cosmetic Surgery - 2014

Additional Certifications

Diplomate of American Board of Cosmetic Surgery

American Board of Surgery

Fellow of American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

Fellow of American College of Surgeons

Member American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery


La Belle Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Lafayette LA

Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital, Lafayette LA

Our Lady of The Angels Hospital, Bogalusa LA



Kasturba Medical College, Manipal India

Lutheran Medical Center, Brroklyn, NY, SUNY Downstate

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital center, Bronx. NY Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York


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