Dr. Lovich completed his undergraduate studies at Syracuse University, in New York where he graduated Magna Cum laude, followed by an internship and residency in General Surgery at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, California. He completed his Fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 1991 where he was awarded the Karis Award by the Mayo Clinic Foundation for “exemplary performance in demonstrating caring, respect, integrity and excellence in the delivery of patient care.” Dr. Lovich spent the next 12 years as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at David Grant Medical Center with special assignments as Director of the Craniofacial Board, and Medical Director of the Ambulatory Care Unit.
Dr. Lovich has active staff privileges at ASANTE Ashland Community Hospital, ASANTE Rogue Regional Medical Center, Providence Hospital, and the Ashland Surgery Center. He is Board Certified in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, and Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is currently licensed in the State of Oregon.
Dr. Lovich holds active memberships in the Jackson County Medical Society, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, and the Oregon Medical Society, and has performed all facets of plastic and reconstructive surgery including cosmetic, reconstructive, and hand surgery with an emphasis on natural results that make his patients look “better, not different.” Dr. Lovich resides in the Rogue Valley with his wife and their 3 daughters who collectively refer to him as exasperating!
Heather Headley, R.N., BSN
Heather graduated from OHSU School of Nursing with her Bachelors of Science Degree. Her commitment to providing excellent patient care is what motivates her on a daily basis and is also what makes her a highly skilled nurse in every area of the work she performs. She will meet with you to complete your preop prior to your scheduled surgery and will answer all your questions and concerns. She has a talent for putting you at ease while never rushing the process understanding surgery is concerning to most people. When Heather isn’t at work she spends time with her husband Eric while enjoying the outdoors riding their Harleys.
Heather has been with us since 2014 and is dedicated to providing excellent patient care. Heather will meet with you after your initial consultation to discuss the financial options with you for any upcoming surgical procedure while coordinating the best time for that procedure to take place. Heather tries to make herself available to you by phone or email to answer any questions that might arise prior to your procedure. When Heather is out of the office she enjoys jogging and spending time with her son and family.
Rachael is our Referral Coordinator and takes care of all correspondence needed between our office and your referring office. She also takes care of checking patients in, collecting their co-pays, and scheduling their future appointments. Rachael is a great resource if you have questions about your referral being accepted by our office or what to expect on your first visit. Rachael is also one of our Medical Assistants. She assists the team with office projects and supports all members of our staff with various tasks.
Caitlin is one of our M.A’s, but also holds positions in our Front Office on Wednesdays. Caitlin greets every patient with a bright smile and has an infectious laugh that brings joy to all who hear it. Caitlin will be there to check you in for surgery, receive your copayments, and answer any questions you might have prior to being admitted. She is also part of our In-office Minor Surgery team on Mondays and Fridays and will be there to help you through your minor office procedure. In Caitlin’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends, but most of all, her son.
Priscilla is responsible for all of our patient’s insurance pre-authorization submissions as well as providing follow-through communication as requested. Priscilla is the insurance information resource for the office and takes great pride in getting correct timely information from your insurance company to help facilitate a complication free experience. Priscilla has also been in the medical field for over 16 years and has been a Medical Assistant in our office the last 13 years. When Priscilla isn’t at work she spends her time with her husband and three children vacationing and enjoying the beautiful Rogue Valley.
Amy is our Lead Medical Assistant. She will most likely be the first Medical Assistant you see as she is responsible for doing your initial intake on the day of your consultation, getting your vitals, reviewing your medications, and taking a complete health history. Amy is also responsible for running our sterile processing department along with a number of other clerical duties. Amy has an amazing ability to connect with our patients and make their time here enjoyable and comfortable. In Amy’s off time she is enrolled in Nursing Assistant courses with the ultimate goal of becoming an R.N. in the future. Amy is originally from this area, but has recently returned to the Rogue Valley after living in California for many years. She enjoys exercising and spending time with her two daughters.
Jenna is responsible for patient intake on the day of your consultation, getting your vitals, reviewing your medications, and taking a complete health history. Jenna comes to us from Minnesota where she was a Registered Dental Assistant. Jenna grew up in a small town in Minnesota and spent the majority of her summers at the cabin on the lake. In her spare time, Jenna enjoys exploring all Oregon has to offer. She enjoys working out, visiting the lakes and rivers, and spending time with family and friends.
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Dear Dr. Lovich, Heather R, Heather H, and Emily. Thank you all so much for the wonderful care you provided me with during my recent surgery and Dr. Lovich, thank you especially for giving me a new lease on life. 9/11/2018
Wonderful office staff, caring nurses, and good experience in spite of the procedure. Appreciated the follow up calls 9/5/2018.
Everyone was so kind and caring. Thank you, it calmed me, also the song that played “all is well with my soul” was perfect 9/1/2018
The fact that you seek patient reaction is unusual in my experience. My wife was very satisfied with Dr. Lovich’s skill and so am I. I always vet MD’s online. Two other plastic surgeons in Medford were entirely indifferent to my recovery. Your facility is immaculate! 8/2018
The staff was courteous and professional. I felt very relaxed while I was there 8/2018
Kelly’s commitment to my case was wonderful. I’m thankful Dr. Lovich took his time to understand my previous OP report and plan my repair accordingly 3/2018.
Thank you so much Heather and Kelly, you made me feel so comfortable! 1/2018
Wonderful and very informative doctor and staff. Also, courteous and humorous. Always a pleasure to come for an appointment. I feel like part of the family! 1/2018
Thank you so much Heather and Kelly, you made me feel so comfortable! 1/2018
Excellent care Thank you! 2/2018
With all visits I was immediately comfortable as if I had been a regular patient for years. All took the time the time to answer questions and we even shared in conversation, so enjoyable! 10/2017
Great job! Everybody, Steven Lovich, you are the best in the world! I am so happy with what you did for me. Unbelievable, Thank you all so much. 5/2017
This year I have had a lot of experience with different medical offices and I truly appreciate the staff in this office. They are all helpful, caring, friendly, supportive, and knowledgeable. And are totally responsive, Thank you! 11/2016
Nothing to improve here- it is comfortable, easy to find, staff are welcoming, friendly, and professional. Trade-offs to different departments (Scheduling, billing, preop) are smooth and convenient. I didn’t even consider another facility for this procedure 9/2016
Awesome experience, besides, Dr. Lovich tells good jokes, thank you! 8/2015
I adore this facility and would recommend it to anyone who asks about getting plastic surgery. Dr. Lovich and his staff have always made me feel comfortable and satisfied with the surgical decisions I’ve made. Putting a smile on my face for the long drive back to southern California 6/2015
“I was taken care of very well” 2/2015
Everyone at the office were very nice and explained everything so well, it left me feeling comfortable. 1/15/2019
Dr. Lovich is an outstanding surgeon! I found the doctor’s staff to be friendly and professional. 1/17/2019
This is the 2nd time I had surgery by Dr. Lovich and I’m STILL VERY PLEAED. My wife waited for me and no problems! Ms. Headley, R.N. explained everything to my wife. Dr Lovich, KEEP your nurses!! They’re Great! Thanks again, I’ll probably see you again soon. 1/17/2019
All the staff and the physician were professional and kind. The day of my surgery I was nervous about my procedure and the surgical nurses Natascha & Marje were caring and fun too! The surgical suite was pristine and the efforts made to ensure aseptic techniques were impressive during my recovery. I could hear the team enjoying each other’s company which made me smile. Thank you all so very much! 2/8/2019
The staff is very kind and friendly, especially Heather. Dr. Lovich is very confident and we knew we were in very good hands. Overall, excellent experience. 2/12/2019
Very nice office, very detailed information given thank you! 3/5/2019
Dear Dr. Lovich, I want to say thank you to you and your staff for making my decision to have this procedure so easy! Your professionalism and knowledge left me feeling confident that I was in the right hands. Your staff, every one of them were so very great. I am very pleased with the results, thank you! 4/2019
It was an amazingly painless procedure! Thank you 4/15/2019
No suggestions, just keep up the good work. Great facility and experience. 4/29/2019
AMAZING staff! Absolutely the best 4/25/2019
Good physician, good supportive staff, great experience! 5/16/2019
Your staff is kind and professional! 5/9/2019
I’ve had three different procedures and I have been pleased with all of them. I’ve recommended a friend and she too is very happy with the results, thank you!! 6/13/2019
Every step of the way FANTASTIC! I couldn’t be happier. 6/3/2019
Outstanding customer service. Some of the most friendliest staff I’ve met in a lifetime. 3 basal cell surgeries not one Complaint highly recommended for all your needs! Also everything is very clean and well presented this includes waiting room bathroom and all other areas of their building. Keep up the amazing work guys and keep smiling great job! 6/10/2019
Best tattoo removal in the valley. The staff are friendly and professional. Dr. Lovich does the laser tattoo removal himself with the best machine on the market. The pricing is excellent, you get a deal if you buy two sessions, and he even knocked a bit off the price for me after that. Dr. Lovich is professional and also helps during the laser treatment by chatting to take your mind off of the procedure. I have had amazing results! I had a large tattoo that has only had three treatments, and will maybe only need one more. I went to a consult with an aesthetician at a dermatology office and was quoted double the price of Dr. Lovich, and the laser treatment is not even performed by a doctor. I asked them why their pricing was not competitive and was treated rudely. In fact, they wanted to charge me $500 for one session of tattoo removal that Dr. Lovich quoted me $100 for because it had already had treatments. Definitely highly recommend Dr. Lovich for tattoo removal, I wouldn’t go anywhere else!
He is a very talented surgeon whom works with his patients to get the best possible desired results. 5/2019
They have a great team that care. I would recommend you come here for your needs. Thank you everyone at DR Lovich’s office for being so friendly & personable 👏👏 after 8 visits and 3 surgery’s I’ve grown to adore everyone here 3/2019
Dr. Lovich removed a lump from my forehead. I was worried that I would look like Frankenstein, but he assured me I’d be fine. The surgery didn’t hurt at all and I had almost no pain after the drugs wore off. The stitches were ugly for like two days, but a week after the surgery, I had no visible evidence that I’d had any work done. I can’t believe there is no scar at all! The whole experience was way better than I could have imagined. His staff was very friendly and highly professional. I heartily recommend these people. 6/2017
The staff is so professional and also very caring. Thanks to ALL for the great experience. Dr Lovich, you are amazing! Thank youvery much. 7/8/2019
Staff was very professional and pleasant! 7/11/2019
I had heard great things about Dr. Lovich from both my primary care Doctor and Son-in-law, who is an R.N. at RRMC. I strongly agree, I found Dr. Lovich to be professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. His staff are wonderful too! Everyone treated me with coutesy and respect. 7/15/2019
The staff was outstanding! Very polite, understanding, and courteous! 9/23/2019
The Valley Plastic Surgery team gave me the feeling of full confidence & professionalism. 9/25/2019
The service was very quick, even though there was a minor setback you managed to get me in and out in no time! 9/5/2019
All good and fun people! 9/25/2019
Your facility is very clean. The people are friendly, they make the patient feel comfortable and relaxed. No pressure! 9/11/2019
EXCELLENT! Beginning to end. 10/17/2019
Dr. Lovich is a great surgeon and his nurses were very good and attentive. 10/23/2019
Great and helpful staff!! 10/10/2019
I was made to feel comfortable and completely at ease by Dr. Lovich and his staff. Thank you for your excellent attention and treatment. 10/2019
Everyone is great, pleasant, and professional. Coming to the office is like visiting a friend. 11/5/2019
Always friendly and informative! Convenient and easy to work with on scheduling as well. 11/14/2019
Extremely nice and accommodating staff! 12/4/2019
My second time here and it was a very good experience! 11/20/2019
I came here to have skin cancer removed, which I’ve had a few times before. Valley Plastic Surgery in my opinion is the best! From getting the appointment, to getting stitches removed. 11/21/2019
Very, very professional, polite, and courteous. Thank you! 12/22/2019
Throughout the entire process the doctor, nurse, receptionist, scheduler, and others were extremely friendly, personable, courteous, and caring. I would recommend Dr. Lovich’s office to everyone! 1/19/2020
Very, very professional, polite, and courteous, thank you! 12/22/2019
Thank you all for the best medical experience I have had in 3 states and 30 years! 2/29/2020
I had breast implant replacement surgery. I chose to be awake with only local. The staff and Dr. Lovich were warm, friendly, and even funny while maintaining professionalism. Dr. Lovich is a humble caring man who takes his time to communicate each step of the procedure while keeping his patient comfortable. In my opinion, he is a perfectionist and that’s a good thing! 5/7/2020
Thank you for taking such great care of me! 4/30/2020
You have the most efficient office I have ever been to in a long time. No waiting, you answered my questions, you listened to my concerns, and you were all very friendly and non-judgmental. I appreciate the Face-Time follow up appointment following my cancer removal, also, I can’t think of anything you could do better! Thank you
Friendly & professional doctor and staff put me at ease. Thanks for working during these times. God Bless & be safe!
Everything about Dr. Lovich’s practice is professional, which includes his staff. His surgical skill is superb! I welcome the way he shares his medical knowledge with his patients. He seems much at home in an informed world.
I found that I could not be happier with my surgery. The staff was the best I have ever found. I was very well taken care of, Thank you! 6/29/2020
Thanks for the great care! 7/7/2020
Love the doctor! He was very nice and all the ladies. Eneryone in this office made me feel comfortable and not so nervous. 8/3/2020