The first female Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon in Tennessee

  • 30 years of experience delivering natural results in a concierge practice
  • First female president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
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Mary Lynn Moran, M.D.

Mary Lynn Moran, M.D., is certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology, specializing in head and neck surgery. Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Facial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). She has been in practice for over 28 years.

As a double board-certified female facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Moran is committed to the art and science of her craft. She pursues knowledge of the most current trends in cosmetic facial and reconstructive surgery and tries to balance those advancements with a conservative and safe approach to the care she delivers.

Meet Dr. Mary Lynn Moran

The Consultation Process With Dr. Moran

An Exclusive Focus on Facial Rejuvenation and a Reputation for Natural Outcomes

Dr. Moran’s practice encompasses a broad range of face and neck cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries. She has extensive experience and expertise in facial plastic surgery, including facelifts, rhinoplasty, and revision rhinoplasty.

She is also a nationally renowned expert in Botox and filler injections. Locally in Tennessee, she’s known for her natural-appearing surgical results. Her patients value the time she takes to educate them about their options without pressure. As a past president of the AAFPRS, Dr. Moran currently has active privileges at the Coolsprings Surgery Center and Tri-Star Centennial Hospital in Tennessee.

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Always Learning And Perfecting Her Craft

Dr. Moran attends at least two major national conferences each year and completes several courses. As a former voluntary clinical faculty member at Stanford, she is still involved with mentoring residents, fellows, and medical students.  She is also currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt.

In addition, she gives many seminars on the aging process, discussing how to reverse and prevent some of the changes that occur. She has also been featured in a number of articles related to facial plastic surgery.

Education + Credentials

  • Undergraduate / Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Internship – General Surgery: Tufts Medical School
  • Residency – Otolaryngology: Tufts and Boston University Medical School
  • Fellowship – American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship, Toronto, Canada. Peter Adamson, MD
  • Board Certified American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Board Certified American Board of Otolaryngology

A Legacy of Medicine Spanning Generations

Dr. Moran comes from a family of seven physicians. She knew from an early age that she wanted to be a surgeon. She was admitted to an accelerated six-year premed/medical school program at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, and received her MD degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. 

She then completed five years of head and neck surgery training in Boston at the Tufts and Boston University combined program. From there, she completed an additional fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery training.

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Honors + Charity Work

Dr. Moran is the Senior Adviser to the Face to Face program, which provides complimentary facial reconstruction to victims of domestic violence, as well as to patients in third world countries. She has made three trips to Vietnam with the organization.

In recognition of her commitment to excellence in medical care, Dr. Moran was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Medical Board of California, Division of Licensing, a position she was reappointed to several years ago. 

“The assurance of safe and reliable medical services is a vital component of California’s quality of life,” said Governor Schwarzenegger. “Each of these highly qualified individuals shares my commitment to public health and will work diligently to provide careful oversight of California’s health care professionals.”

Dr. Moran was also recently honored to be the first female president-elect of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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When She’s Not Working...

Dr. Moran enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her son. She is involved in many charitable organizations, including animal rescue and domestic violence, and has traveled to Vietnam to teach surgeons through her work with Face to Face. She has a pilot’s license and enjoys flying.

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