Body Contouring

Why I only do one DIEP flap breast reconstruction surgery in a week

Some have asked why I limit the number of DIEP flap breast reconstruction surgeries to only once a week – for me, it is about balance. My patients may not realize it but I spend many sleepless nights worrying about their outcomes. After a DIEP flap, I frequently lose sleep that night as I worry …Read More


One of the biggest misconceptions about the Tummy Tuck is that it is a substitute for weight loss. Physicians have been telling their patients for years that abdominoplasty, or the tummy tuck, is strictly for sculpting your body and removing the excess skin that may be present after weight loss or child birth. A new …Read More

The Truth About Tummy Tucks

There’s a common misconception about the tummy tuck: that it’s an easy way out or a sign of weakness. The hard truth is that you can run a marathon every week and eat nothing but lean proteins and veggies, but if that extra skin left over after major weight-loss, pregnancy or a number of other …Read More

Study Shows Lasting Weight Loss After Tummy Tuck Surgery

The lap band and other bariatric surgeries can help one achieve and maintain permanent weight loss, but they are designed for the morbidly obese with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater. The tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), a procedure that’s available to a wider range of patients, has shown promise in permanent weight loss, …Read More

Summer Plastic Surgery Suggestions

Some procedures that could help you look your best in a swimsuit Punxsutawney Phil may have foreseen another six weeks of winter, but Summer is closing in nonetheless. Summer plastic surgery will soon be here, as people across the country set upon clinics to get this lifted, or that tucked, all to feel confident strutting …Read More