Dr. Edythe Woodruff Stewart attended medical school at the University Alabama-Birmingham and shortly thereafter decided to become a surgeon. Her surgical training was started in Alabama and completed in Fresno at the University of California-San Francisco program. Immediately after finishing her residency she started her general surgery practice in Hanford and has remained there. In 2002, she became board-certified and then was inducted as a fellow of American College of Surgeons. She is also an Associate member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
For many years she has been a breast surgeon and now she has broadened the spectrum to include cosmetics. She has trained for tumescent liposuction under the inventor of the technique, Dr. Jeffery Klein and her proctoring and mentoring for body cosmetic surgery by Dr. Patrick McMenamin, the President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Dr. Stewart has made every effort to bring worldwide innovative and new procedures and techniques to Hanford and the surrounding areas. She was the first surgeon to treat varicose veins with endovenous laser in the Hanford area. In 2010, she conceived the idea for and is now the Medical Director of the Adventist Health Breast Care Center.
In addition to general surgery, she also performs selected body cosmetic operations and procedures. In the office, there are also Plastic Surgeons who perform a full array of plastic and reconstructive surgery, including; face and neck lifts, breast augmentations and lifts, tummy tucks, breast cancer reconstructions, and many other procedures. Always one devoted to the health and well-being of all people, her most recent endeavor is to heal not just the body, but to raise the self-esteem of both men and women in the Central Valley.
We also have a full staff of Registered Nurses, licensed Aestheticians, and certified Massage Therapists who are all qualified to help you look and feel your best.