Dr. Mark Craig
Meet Dr. Mark Craig
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I would like to introduce myself and explain my philosophy with regard to my practice.  I am Dr. Mark H. Craig.   I have been practicing plastic surgery in Tupelo, MS since 1997.  I am a board certified plastic surgeon and a member of the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  I have previously served on the Board of Directors of South Eastern Plastic Surgery.My practice includes not only cosmetic surgery and non-invasive cosmetic procedures, but also reconstructive and hand surgeries.  In addition, I truly believe that skin care is a very important part of maintaining one’s appearance.  It is for this reason that we have a full range of skin care products and services administered by trained staff which I personally medically supervise.  You will find a portion of this website is dedicated to skin care.  Please take time to learn what we have to offer.While cosmetic surgery is an exciting and rewarding experience which can provide very positive changes in your life, it is not something to be taken lightly.  Even though I do surgery everyday,  it never becomes routine to me.  Every patient is an individual having different needs and desires.  In my practice,  I always evaluate each patient individually and assess their personal situation to be sure that we provide the best possible care and are able to achieve the best possible results.You will find that my staff is a very important part of the service we offer you.  They were chosen by me and are well trained with respect to their duties.  I believe they offer the perfect combination of compassion and professionalism.I hope this web site will help you become more familiar with all of the options that are available to you.  Please know that our door is always open, and someone is always willing to talk with you regarding the procedures and products we offer.  Do not ever hesitate to call or email.
My Team

Kristi is an RN, BSN and serves as our patient coordinator.  She comes to us with eleven years of experience as a registered nurse in a variety of clinical and hospital settings.  She has the gift of being incredibly nurturing and compassionate with our patients.  She wears many hats, but her number one passion in her role is to help patients achieve their cosmetic and surgical goals, making sure that their experience with our office is positive and enjoyable, taking the stress out of scheduling and financing so that they can focus on the exciting changes to come!

Lory joined Accent in 2010. As a licensed medical aesthetician, she has been a very valuable asset to our practice. In addition to care, Lory has had advanced training and expertise in laser treatments and CoolSculpting. Lory is dedicated to advance education In order to provide the highest level of patient care possible. She is compassionate with her patients and her commitment to patient care is always of the utmost importance.

Kayla is a licensed medial aesthetician.  She has been practicing skin care since 2012.  She has extensive training and expertise not only with our skin care products but also with Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics.  In addition, she is a certified laser and CoolSculpting technician. Kayla’s goal is to help everyone feel their best in the skin they are in.  We are very happy to have Kayla as a part of our practice.

Kristie joined Accent in August of 2008. She has been a blessing to our office. In the event that you should require surgery, Kristie will schedule your procedure and provide you with an estimate of your financial obligation. In addition, Kristie, as a certified coder and biller, coordinates approvals and precertification with insurance companies. Kristie also plays a very valuable role as a coach for our weight loss program.

Carol has been with Accent Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery since we opened our doors. She will be your first point of contact when you call or visit our office. Carol is very strong in customer service and client relations and understands the deeply personal nature of the patient’s individual desire for self-improvement.Carol has a strong ability to multi-task as she is responsible for each of the reception areas, the phones, and patient financial matters. We are happy to have Carol as a member of our staff.

ADDITIONAL ACCREDITATIONS
Professional Leadership:
  • Medical Advisory Board, Obagi, Valeant Pharmaceutical’s
  • Medical Advisory Board, Allergan, Inc.
  • Inmode Clinical Advisor for BodyTite/FaceTitie
Honors:

South Eastern Society of Plastic Surgery, Board of Directors, 2006 – 2010
North Mississippi Medical Society, President, 2000.
North Mississippi Medical Society, Executive Committee, 1999 – 2001.
North Mississippi Medical Center

Chief of Staff, North Mississippi Medical Center, 2015
Chairman Elect, North Mississippi Medical Center, 2013-2014
Chief of Surgery, North Mississippi Medical Center, 2008-2013
Chairman Elect, Department of Surgery, 2007
Medical Executive Committee, North Mississippi Medical Center 2008-2015
Credentials Committee North Mississippi Medical Center, 2014
Board of  Directors, North Mississippi Medical Center, 2011-Present
Section Chief Plastic Surgery Division
Director, Wound Care Center, 2004 – 2007
Civic Activities

Member, Tupelo United Methodist Church
Administrative Council, Tupelo United Methodist Church
Board of Directors, North MS Boys and Girls Club
Community Board, BancorpSouth
Board of Directors, Shockwave Aquatics
Board of Review and Volunteer, Boy Scout Troop 12
EDUCATION
More information on Dr. Craig’s education, professional affiliations and honors are available below.

Medical Advisory Board, Obagi, Valeant Pharmaceutical’s
Medical Advisory Board, Allergan, Inc.
Inmode Clinical Advisor for BodyTite/FaceTitie
Educational Background

South Natchez Adams High School, Natchez, MS, Valedictorian, 1982.
University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi, Bachelor of Arts in Physics, Cum Laude, 1986.
University of Mississippi Medical School, Jackson, Mississippi, 1990.
Postgraduate Training University of Mississippi, General Surgery.

Internship, 1990-1991.
Resident, 1991 – 1994.
Chief Resident, 1994 – 1995.
Medical College of Georgia, Plastic Surgery Fellowship, 1995-1997.

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