Dr. Vander Woude Interviewed on 1340AM WJRW

Category: News and Media


In recent years skin cancer rates have risen dramatically, despite the fact that most cases are preventable with proper sunscreen application.

Yesterday our own Dr. Douglas Vander Woude was interviewed on 1340AM WJRW News Talk about the surgeon general’s call to action to prevent skin cancer.  Click below to listen to his interview:

Though summer is winding down sunscreen should be a constant in your skin care routine, even on overcast days. At Plastic Surgery Associates we offer an array of products, skin care, and laser treatments that can help prevent and repair sun damage.

During August, take 20% off antioxidants and sunscreens, or call 616.451.4500 to schedule a complimentary skin care consultation.


Plastic Surgery Associates (PSA) has been designated one of the Top 50 practices in the United States for breast aesthetics, BOTOX®, and Juvéderm® by Allergan, Inc.   PSA is the only practice in West Michigan to receive this honor.

For almost 30 years, Plastic Surgery Associates have distinguished their practice with world-class services that encompass comprehensive cosmetic surgery for both men and women. An accredited surgical suite is designed to help every patient feel pampered and at ease. Conveniently located in the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel building in downtown Grand Rapids, services come complete with complimentary valet parking, and patient privacy. They also have a fully integrated cosmetic surgery and skincare practice for patients of all ages.

Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and fellowship trained, PSA’s four plastic surgeons – Doctors Douglas Vander Woude, John Renucci, Marguerite Aitken and David Alfonso – are also national contributors to research and publications regarding leading-edge techniques and the latest procedural advancements. They specialize in cosmetic procedures which includes the face, breast, and body.  They pride themselves in treating each patient individually in order to achieve the desired results and assure the best outcome. With over 50,000 safely performed procedures to their credit, they optimize patient results through the use of both surgical and nonsurgical procedures.

In addition, Pam Jendritz, RN , Jeanne Eyde, DO, and all of the board-certified plastic surgeons are also available to provide the most advanced applications for BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM® XC and the new injectable gel JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC, which is the first and only filler FDA-approved for deep injection in the cheek area to correct age-related volume loss.

Their compassionate, highly credentialed staff is adept in all the latest techniques and newest tools available like VASER® Shape, a nonsurgical fat reduction treatment, laser skin renewal, laser hair removal and skin care products.

PSA’s facilities include a private outpatient surgical and laser center accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, three hospital-quality operating rooms, seven recovery rooms, skincare facilities, and comfortable private waiting areas for patients and clients. Another distinction is their eCommerce site, YourSkinShop.com, showcasing all of their skincare products, makeup and tools.

Our board-certified surgeons are happy to offer a consultation and discuss any questions
you may have about specific areas of enhancement.

You may still be shy, but embarrassed? You may still get butterflies, but nervous? You’ll still have a senior title, but look senior? Never again. Go Confidently™ with Plastic Surgery Associates. Check out our commercial below: