About Us

Dr. John A. Millard is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. As the founder of the Advanced Body Sculpting Institute and pioneer of state-of-the-art liposculpture technologies, Dr. Millard is nationally and internationally recognized as an industry thought-leader and influencer.

Consistently featured on media outlets such as ABC’s Good Morning America and Nightline, CBS’s Inside Edition, NBC’s The Today Show and Fox News, Dr. Millard is a much sought-after advisor and consultant when it comes to world-class body sculpting techniques.

As the visionary behind VASER liposculpture, Dr. Millard’s reputation is recognized around the world.


A central tenet of Dr. Millard’s practicing philosophy and the Advanced Body Sculpting Institute mission is the dedication to innovation.

Many of the most advanced methods used in the cosmetic industry are accredited to the efforts of Dr. Millard and the ABS Institute. Some examples include: Image-guided Ultrasound, the V5 VASER prove, VASER liposuction and advances in fat grafting processes.

Dr. Millard’s work in VASER innovation and fat grafting methods is published in the new plastic surgery textbook, Encyclopedia of Aesthetic Rejuvenation Through Volume Enhancement. His next textbook is titled The Art and Science of Body Sculpting and will be a comprehensive masterwork on elements of artistic anatomy, liposculpting and fat grafting of the human body. Articles on gluteal anatomy and VASER have also been published in the Journal of Reconstruction Microsurgery and the Aesthetic Surgery Journal.


As the founder of the Advanced Body Sculpting Institute, Dr. Millard is regularly consulted and sought-after for his in-depth knowledge of the newest body sculpting methods and technologies. As the popularity of liposuction continues to surge, Dr. Millard has pushed for continued improvements in standards and practices across the industry. Where many physicians possess the technical understanding to perform liposculpture, they lack training and experience in the latest liposuction innovations.

Being on the leading-edge of liposculpture treatment and technology, Dr. Millard is passionate about educating surgeons around the world and elevating the industry’s standards and practices.

Providing training, education, and resources to physicians around the world is part of the Advanced Body Sculpting Institute central mission. Students of the Advanced Body Sculpting Institute achieve a Master of “liposculpture body contouring,” applying the best of technique and technology with the philosophies of Artistic Anatomy.


After receiving his Doctorate of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Millard completed his general surgery residency at Texas Tech University. His plastic surgery residency was completed at the prestigious Duke University Medical Center where Dr. Millard served his final year as the Chief Resident.

In addition to his education, Dr. Millard proudly served his country as a flight surgeon for the United States Air Force onboard U-2 Spy Plane. The discipline, attention to detail, uncompromising community to quality and safety were ingrained and are values that Dr. Millard carries with him daily.