Dr. Alexey Markelov brings experience and skill in aesthetic plastic and reconstructive surgery, facial rejuvenation and body contouring


WAUSAU, WI – Surgical Associates, S.C. is pleased to announce the addition of a plastic surgeon to its primary clinic and Elevé MedSpa, both currently at the same location in Wausau. Dr. Alexey Markelov, who is now seeing patients, is a board-certified aesthetic plastic and reconstructive surgeon and facial rejuvenation and body-contouring specialist.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Markelov to the Surgical Associates team,” said CEO Mike Murphy.  “He’s an impressive plastic surgeon who shares the vision and values of our expanding practice. His long history of awards and recognition in the field speaks for itself.  Dr. Markelov will be a great asset to Surgical Associates, as his expertise broadens our ability to care for the community.”

After earning his medical degree from Astana Medical University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, Dr. Markelov came to the U.S. for his general surgery residency at Easton Hospital, Drexel University College of Medicine.  Following that, he completed his plastic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center before going on to serve as a plastic surgeon at North Bend Medical Center in Coos Bay, Oregon.

Amid extensive training with global innovators in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Markelov has refined surgical skills in all aspects of facial surgery, breast augmentation and reduction, and body sculpting. His clinical interests also include hand and wrist surgery, facial rejuvenation and anti-aging therapies.

“I’m excited for this opportunity to work with Surgical Associates’ talented and compassionate team of providers,” said Dr. Markelov. “By bringing advanced aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery services to Northcentral Wisconsin, I hope to restore my patients’ confidence and quality of life.  This goal is made possible by the advanced technology and patient-centered model of care at Surgical Associates.”

Dr. Markelov has been the recipient of both the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Award for Humanism and Excellence in Teaching and the Golden Apple Teaching Award from Drexel University College of Medicine. His quality of care was also recognized by the Patients’ Choice Award in 2012.

As a teacher in the field of medical science, Dr. Markelov holds a Clinical Assistant Professor position at Ohio State University School of Medicine. Published extensively in the fields of plastic and general surgery, his work has appeared in more than 50 scientific publications. Dr. Markelov has also delivered presentations at regional, national and international meetings.

To learn more about Dr. Markelov, visit sawisconsin.com. To schedule a consult or treatment, call 715-847-2022.


About Surgical Associates, S.C.:

Surgical Associates, S.C. is a multispecialty, independent surgical practice providing tertiary-level surgical care at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. General and acute care surgery, vascular surgery, breast surgery, bariatric surgery, and plastic surgery are among the surgical services offered at Surgical Associates. The practice provides outreach clinic and surgical services to several Northcentral Wisconsin communities, including Antigo, Medford, Merrill, Rhinelander, Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids, Woodruff as well as Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.


About Elevé MedSpa:

Inspired and supported by established professionals in the medical industry, Elevé MedSpa is committed to providing the most effective and trusted non-surgical cosmetic treatments that help patients achieve their personal best. From CoolSculpting, a non-invasive fat-reduction procedure, to skin rejuvenation, Elevé delivers age-defying radiance at any stage of life. The MedSpa works with patients to achieve their goals while keeping comfort its top priority. For more information, visit https://www.elevemedspa.com/

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