About Peter Fisher, MD
Peter Fisher, MD practices in San Antonio at Post Bariatric Body Contouring as a Plastic Surgeon, board certified by American Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Fisher was invited to join RealSelf in 2013, and has achieved "Participating Member" status. The doctor has 23 years of experience providing cosmetic and aesthetic medical services, and is a member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
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Dr Fisher spends as much time with as you need. He encourages patients at no extra cost to have a follow up appoinment for anyadditional questions the patient may have. The reason for this is that many patients are nervous and excited at the same time and forget to ask questions as well as forgettin
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I have yet to go "under the knife" with Dr. Fisher, but I will say the over the phone consults have been great! Out of the doctors I have talked to, he is the one I feel most tailored his quite thoughtful responses to my specific concerns and issues. Dr. Fisher really has a passion for the Post Massive WL body contouring work and it really shows in the interactions. I am meeting with him in person in 3 weeks for a pre-surgery consult and could not be more excited!
Treatments offered at Post Bariatric Body Contouring
Blog Posts and Articles
I decided to write this blog after giving a lecture on post bariatric body contouring last night. I was presenting at a bariatric support group meeting and what got me thinking was a comment the bariatric surgeon running the group said during my introduction. He stated that only about 5-10% of post bariatric patients undergo plastic surgery. That night, I started thinking about that percentage. Why so few? I will try to answer my own question with three main reasons for not having post...
Lower Body Lift – Post Massive Weight-loss Body Contouring This article discusses the work horse of post massive weight loss body contouring: the lower body lift. Also known as the belt lipectomy, circumferential abdominoplasty and body lift, the lower body lift is the most sought-after procedure following massive weight loss. Why is this procedure called a lower body lift? The “body” part comes from the 360-degree incision all the way around the body which allows lifting of...
Over the past ten years, the body contouring procedures following massive weight loss have increased more than ten-fold. Primarily performed by plastic surgeons, this area of surgery has essentially become a subspecialty of plastic surgery, making up to 80% of my practice. Like many regular cosmetic procedures, there is a definite learning curve as well as a higher complication rate to body contouring surgery. Although essentially cosmetic, a considerable amount of our reconstructive...
Education / Training
Medical: University of Witwatersrand
General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
Plastic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation