William Byron Barber II is regarded as one of the most prominent plastic surgeons in his specialty. He has been in practice in Greensboro since 1990. Prior to coming to Greensboro, Dr. Barber served in the U S Navy for 26 years, serving at Bethesda Naval Hospital, Walter Reed Army Hospital, two tours as a ship’s surgeon, and is a veteran of Dessert Storm. Dr. Barber also served as a consultant in plastic surgery at the National Institutes of Health National Cancer Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, Dr. Barber received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed a general surgery residency at Bethesda Naval Hospital followed by a plastic surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Barber specializes in aesthetic surgery of the face, breasts and body, including facelift, neck lift, eyelid lift, breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, abdominoplasty, and liposuction.
Dr. Barber is a member of numerous local, regional and national plastic surgery organizations. He has served as president of both the North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgery and the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. He has been selected as one of “America’s Top Doctors” in the field of plastic surgery by Castle Connolly. This selection is by his peers in the field. Dr. Barber serves as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.
Dr. Barber is a strong advocate of patient education regarding surgical procedures being considered by a patient. He evaluates each patient thoroughly during the consultation to determine if the patient is a good candidate for the surgery in question. Dr. Barber educates and advises his patients regarding expectations and realistic results. This approach, combined with his level of skill, safety and confidentiality has made Dr. Barber one of the most respected plastic surgeons in the Southeast. Dr. Barber has been featured in the New Beauty Magazine. He has published in North Carolina Boating Magazine as an expert on skin cancer and aging. Dr. Barber writes a monthly column for Guilford Women Magazine educating the readers in multiple subjects in plastic surgery.
Dr. Barber is married to Henrietta Barber and has three adult sons.
- Selected as “America’s Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly 2011-2019
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Guilford County Medical Society
- Greensboro Medical Society
- North Carolina Medical Society
- North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons, Past President