Dr. Fredric A. Stern

Medical Director


Dr. Fredric A. Stern has been a Northwest leader in state of the art cosmetic and laser treatments for over 20 years. In 1997, Dr. Stern founded The Stern Center for Aesthetic Surgery, PC, in Bellevue, WA. Following his education at Columbia University Medical School, Dr. Stern earned his Board Certification in Ophthalmology at the University of Washington and underwent extensive additional training in ophthalmic plastic and laser facial surgery. In 1987, he joined Virginia Mason Medical Center, heading the Department of Ophthalmology and serving as Director of the Oculoplastic Surgery Division for 10 years. While at Virginia Mason, Dr. Stern performed an extensive number of eyelid, facial and cosmetic laser procedures.


In 2001, Dr. Stern trained with Dr. Jeffrey Klein, inventor of tumescent liposuction and a pioneer in the field. Since that time, Dr. Stern has performed an extensive number of liposuction cases using the Sciton ProLipo Plus® and Zerona® low-level lasers in combination with Dr. Klein’s microcannular tumescent technique under local anesthesia. Dr. Stern has been performing Botox Cosmetic® and facial filler treatments since 1994 and is one of the top injectors in Washington State. Dr. Stern was honored to have been chosen as one of a select initial group of Instructors of the Botox Cosmetic® National Education Faculty, as well as the Radiesse™ Medical Education Faculty when very few practitioners in the U.S. were performing these procedures. Dr. Stern is also an instructor for Sciton™ Laser.


Dr. Stern is a Diplomate of the American Board of Opthalmology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, and a member of the American Society of Liposuction Surgery, as well as the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. In addition, over the past several years, Dr. Stern has had numerous TV appearances, including Northwest Afternoon, Evening Magazine, as well as KOMO, KIRO and Q13 news, discussing and demonstrating the latest techniques in facial and eyelid laser cosmetic surgery, Botox® and liposuction.


Dr. Stern is also an accomplished winemaker and founded Noviello Vineyards (NovielloVineyards.com) in 2014 with his wife, Ana. He is also a published novelist. His latest novel is a medical thriller, titled The Endorphin Conspiracy.



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“Few things make me happier than seeing tears of joy in the eyes of a patient on her one month post-op visit, when she tells me how her husband thinks she looks as beautiful and sexy as she did on their wedding day—how could I not love what I do?” 


In the press

Press & Media

Dr. Fredric Stern discusses U-Autologous, the pioneering personalized stem cell skin care line he helped develop, with Jean Enerson from King 5 News Healthlink.


Advanced Laser Techniques

Dr. Fredric Stern has been a leader in state of the art cosmetic laser treatments for over 20 years. From the most advanced laser for tattoo removal to sutureless laser eyelid surgery and facial rejuvenation treatments, our goal is to enhance your appearance naturally with minimal downtime.


Joint Commission Certified

In 2001 The Stern Center was the first surgical practice in the Northwest to be accredited by the Joint Commission and continues to be certified under this high standard of accreditation today.


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