“Dr. North and I share the same goals in our training and medical service: to lead the field in expert and innovative medical and surgical techniques and to use those skills to benefit patients in Mississippi and our neighboring states.”
- Dr. Scott Runnels

About Dr. William North

Dr. William North brings the latest techniques & unparalleled experience from the prestigious University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital in Lexington.

Areas of Specialty

Dr. William North focuses on providing the latest in surgical and non-surgical techniques for cosmetic procedures of the breast, body, and face in addition to providing general plastic surgical services for breast reconstruction after mastectomy, skin reduction after massive weight loss, and facial reconstruction after cancer removal.

For his work in innovative techniques in breast reconstruction, Dr. North received the prestigious Glancy Award presented annually by the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons and has authored numerous articles for leading plastic surgery journals.

Education & Training

At the University of Kentucky at Lexington, Doctor North was immersed in the latest advances and techniques, working alongside nationally recognized medical professionals, including Henry Vasconez, MD.

A graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he was the first from Mississippi to be accepted into this highly-competitive program.

  • University of Kentucky Medical Center, Integrated Plastic Surgery Residency

  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Doctorate of Medicine

  • University of Mississippi, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa

  • Alumni, Jackson Prep, Jackson, Mississippi

Family Ties and Mentors

Inspired by his father, Darden North, MD, OB-GYN and local MS novelist, William North decided he too wanted to become a physician and planned to become a leading plastic surgeon from an early age.

He impressed Doctor Runnels during clinical and surgical observations while in medical school. After graduation, the mentorship between Doctors North and Runnels continued over the years.

Personal Life

With his wife, Kelsey, Dr. North enjoys giving back to his home community. In his spare time, Dr. North is an avid enthusiast of jogging, boating, hunting, and fishing.

Awards & Distinctions


  • North WD, Kubajak CS, St. Martin B, Rinker, BD. “Dermal Autograft Using Donor Breast as Alternative to Acellular Dermal Matrices in Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction: A Comparative Review”. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

  • North WD, Koury L, Spears C, Liau JY, Pittman T. “Use of dermal regeneration template to close a giant myelomeningocele in a newborn”. JNS Pediatrics.

  • North WD, Vyas KS, Kim U, Stewart D. “Frontalis Sling for the Treatment of Congenital Ptosis”. Eplasty. April 2016; 4; 16:ic12. eCollection2016

  • Byrd AC, North WD, Sorey WH. “Calcaneal Conundrums.” Journal of Pediatrics. May 2011; 158(5): 855.

Dr. North in the News


Runnels and North Outpatient Plastic Surgery Center & Runnels SKIN the Spa, of Jackson Mississippi offers the latest in plastic surgery techniques by Dr. Scott Runnels and Dr. William North, board certified surgeons. Surgical procedures include body contouring, liposuction, tummy tucks, breast augmentation and reconstruction with Natrelle breast implants, facial enhancements, and cosmetic fillers such as Botox, Juvéderm, Vollure XC, and Kybella. SKIN the Spa offers custom facials, chemical peels, HydraFacial MD, SkinPen Precision microneedling, Cutera laser treatments, and eyebrow microblading performed by our licensed aestheticians. The Spa also features a wide array of Medical Grade Anti-Aging Skincare products.


Monday - Thursday:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


1055 River Oaks Blvd
Flowood, MS 39232
601.939.9778 (phone)
601.939.9416 (fax)


1055 River Oaks Blvd
Flowood, MS 39232
601.939.2457 (phone)
601.939.9416 (fax)


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*NOTE: Individual results may vary. Patient testimonials are provided as examples of some patients results and experience, however, all patients are unique and these examples are not meant to present or to imply that any one patient’s results can be expected by another patient.