Meet the Best Plastic Surgeons in Wilmington, NC

Dr. Jeff Church

Dr. Jeff Church is a highly experienced plastic surgeon with a focus on achieving natural-looking results in both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. His expertise spans a wide range of surgeries, with a special interest in breast and body contouring. Known for his patience, calm demeanor, and meticulous attention to detail, Dr. Church is dedicated to delivering the highest standards of care.

Why Choose La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery?

Choosing La Belle Vie means opting for the best plastic surgeons in Wilmington, NC. Our practice is committed to providing personalized care tailored to each patient’s unique needs and goals. We strive for excellence in every procedure, ensuring that you receive the highest quality of service and results that enhance your confidence and well-being.

About Dr. Jeff Church

Training and Degrees:
 Bachelor of Science, Biology, WVU
 Doctor of Dental Surgery, WVU
 Doctor of Medicine, WVU
 Master of Science, Anatomy, WVU
 General Surgery, York Hospital, York, PA
 Plastic Surgery, THE Ohio State University

Board Certifications:
 American Board of Plastic Surgery
 American Board of Surgery
 Northeast Regional Board of Dentists


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If you're seeking top-notch plastic surgery care in Wilmington, NC, look no further than La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Jeff Church today and take the first step towards achieving your aesthetic goals.

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Welcoming Dr. Casey Gene Sheck to La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery

Dr. Casey Gene Sheck

la Belle vie Plastic Surgery is thrilled to announce the addition of Dr. Casey Gene Sheck to our team. Practicing in the South Jersey area since 2022, Dr. Sheck has decided to relocate to the Wilmington area to be closer to his family and join the amazing team Dr. Church has developed here at la Belle vie Plastic Surgery.  Dr. Sheck brings with him eight years of surgical training in the South Jersey and Philadelphia regions. His passion for education and commitment to providing individualized, holistic care plans make him a valuable asset to our practice.

Expertise and Services

Trained under some of the world’s leading plastic surgeons, Dr. Sheck offers a comprehensive range of reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery services, including:

Surgical and Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

 Facelift, Neck, and Brow lift

 Upper and lower eyelid surgery

 Laser and chemical resurfacing

Body Contouring

 Liposuction

 Tummy tucks

Breast Procedures

 Augmentations, lifts, and reductions

Reconstruction after skin cancer resection

Together with Dr. Church, Dr. Sheck forms a dynamic team dedicated to delivering customized patient care, innovative cosmetic surgery techniques, and exceptional patient-centered outcomes to the Southeastern North Carolina region.

Why Choose Dr. Sheck?

Dr. Sheck is enthusiastic about forming strong relationships with patients, their families, and medical professionals in Wilmington and the surrounding areas. He is dedicated to creating individualized care plans to help patients achieve their aesthetic and reconstructive goals.

Dr. Sheck prioritizes the best options for his patients, constantly seeking advancements in patient care and outcomes. He collaborates with other surgeon scientists to bring cutting-edge treatments to Wilmington, as evidenced by his high-impact research published in the premier plastic surgery journal.

Education & Training

Born and raised on the Delmarva Peninsula, Dr. Sheck graduated from Kent Island High School in Maryland. He then attended Randolph-Macon College as a Presidential, Honors, and Jackson Scholar, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. While playing on the Men’s Varsity Lacrosse team, he was twice selected for the ODAC Academic All-Conference. In addition to the College’s Deans list, he participated in the Summer Undergraduate Research Foundation, researching inhibitors of the Hepatitis C virus NS3 protease.

Dr. Sheck gained firsthand experience as an emergency department medical scribe before attending medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a 5-year General Surgery residency sponsored by Rowan University at Inspira Health Network, becoming the first graduate to obtain board certification by the American Board of Surgery. Selected as one of 65 surgical graduates globally, Dr. Sheck pursued an Independent Plastic Surgery Residency at Cooper University Hospital. During his residency, he studied under leading surgeons in microsurgery, pediatric craniofacial, and aesthetic surgery. He also co-hosted The Loupe, one of the world’s fastest growing plastic surgery education podcast.

Personal Life

Outside of work, Dr. Sheck enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, traveling, and exploring new restaurants. He loves cooking, attending concerts, skiing, snowboarding, and spending time with family and friends near any body of water.

If you're considering aesthetic or reconstructive plastic surgery or non-surgical cosmetic treatments, request a consultation with Dr. Sheck at La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery using our online form, or call our office at 910-338-5900 to schedule your appointment.

Research and Publications

 Microneedling Outcomes in Early Postsurgical Scars. Claytor, R. Brannon M.D.; Sheck, Casey Gene D.O.; Chopra, Vinod M.D.. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: September 2022 - Volume 150 - Issue 3 - p 557e-561e

 Interaction of race with weight loss and resolution of obesity co-morbidities in patients undergoing laparoscopic roux-en-y gastric bypass (LRYGB): an analysis of 83,059 bold database patients.Emrich JS, Sheck CG, Kushnir L, et al. Adv Obes Weight Manag Control. 2021;11(3):76-84. DOI: 10.15406/aowmc.2021.11.00339.

 Political Advocacy from Plastic Surgery Trainees in the United States. Kozusko SD, Lopez J, Sheck CG, Greco GA. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2021;9(5):e3590. Published 2021 May 21. doi:10.1097/GOX.0000000000003590

 Severe weight loss during, but not before, simultaneous chemotherapy and radiation therapy for stage III and IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN) is associated with increased survival. Tamburrini D, Sheck CG, Montana M, Tyrrell J, Darminio J, Slotman G, Journal of Otolaryngology-ENT Research. 13. 54-58. Jan 2021. 10.15406/joentr.2021.13.00491.

 Outcomes following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) vary by sex: Analysis of 83,059 women and men with morbid obesity. Lyon, M., Bashian, C., Sheck, C., Kushnir, L. & Slotman, G. J. The American Journal of Surgery 217,1019–1024 (2019).

 Survival is increased in patients developing severe weight loss during concomitant chemotherapy and radiation therapy for advanced operable stage III and IV squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. Sheck C, Tyrrell J, Davis M, et al. Otolaryngol Open J. 2017; SE(6): S17-S23. doi: 10.17140/OTLOJ-SE-6-103

 Variation in Weight and Obesity Comorbidities After Open Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass by Health Insurance Medicaid vs Medicare vs Private vs Self-Pay in 4225 Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database Patients. Davis M, Gomez J, Sheck C, Slotman G. JAMA Surg. 2017;152(1):105–109. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2016.2932

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Dr. Church has built a premier cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery practice in southeast North Carolina. La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and features a beautifully designed facility. Our dedicated team includes:

  • Experienced Nursing Staff: With a collective 18 years of plastic surgery experience
  • Skilled Administrative Personnel: Over 35 years of experience in medical office billing, insurance, and finance
  • Compassionate Patient Care Coordinator: Assisting patients throughout their journey

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La Belle Vie Plastic Surgery is located at 1122 Medical Center Drive in Wilmington, NC. Our 6000+ square foot facility is designed to be as non-clinical as possible so that our patients can feel right at home. The on-site operating suite is up-fitted with state-of-the-art surgical equipment to ensure the best results and patient safety. We look forward to serving you in our new “home”!

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