The Duke Aesthetic Center is located off Erwin Road, two miles from Duke University Hospital, on the Duke Center for Living Campus. After you turn onto the Center for Living Drive from Erwin Road, the Aesthetic Center is the second building on the right. Free parking is available in the lots next to to the building.
Our check-in area is in the center of the ground-floor lobby. Please bring a photo ID and be prepared to pay a consultation fee.
Your Care Team
Our nurses will discuss your medical and surgical history, current medications, and the reason for your visit. If surgery or a procedure is the next step, they will ensure that you understand how to prepare for your surgery or nonsurgical procedure and the timeline for recovery.
These licensed, skin care professionals provide treatments designed to enhance the health and beauty of your skin.
Licensed Medical Aestheticians
They evaluate people with skin concerns related to a medical condition or treatment and provide guidance and treatment recommendations for people with sensitive skin issues. They also offer traditional skin care treatments.
These doctors assess a variety of skin issues and make recommendations for treatment. They may perform nonsurgical procedures such as Botox injections or laser treatments.
Depending on your medical condition and treatment plan, you may meet with a plastic, oral, or other surgeon to discuss your goals and surgical options for achieving them. Based on this conversation, they will recommend the best surgery for you.
Cosmetic services and procedures performed at the Aesthetic Center are elective and are not covered by insurance. Our financial coordinators can help you understand your payment options and create a payment plan that meets your needs.
At Your Appointment
Your first appointment will be a consultation. Depending on the reason for your visit, you will meet with a surgeon or an aesthetician to discuss the reason for your visit and treatment options.
Cosmetic Surgery Consultation
A nurse will check your vital signs and review your health history. You may be asked to change into a gown. Your doctor and possibly a resident -- a doctor in training for plastic surgery -- will discuss your desired outcomes for surgery. They may take photographs as a part of the planning process. There is a $100 fee for surgical consultations..
After your appointment, a financial advisor will provide a quote for the cost of surgery -- minus the $100 consultation fee -- and discuss payment options. This is not a guarantee that your surgery will be at the Aesthetic Center.
Skin Care Consultation
You will meet with a licensed aesthetician who will examine your skin and discuss your concerns and goals. They will create an individualized treatment plan based on your needs. After you will meet with a financial advisor to discuss costs of treatment and payment options. There is a $40 charge for a skin care consultation.