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I'm so excited that I had my consultation with Dr. James Edwards from the Providence Medical Group today for a panniculectomy. He was fantastic and I look forward to working with him. He has great reviews on here. It's been a rocky road getting to this point but so happy to have made it. I... READ MORE

I am 22, 5'5" and currently weigh 164 lbs after losing 130 lbs (my starting weight was 290+ lbs). My surgery is booked for June 05 2015. It will remove the excess skin apron/pannus that hangs on my stomach. The Medical Services Plan (MSP) is covering this procedure, as it is considered a... READ MORE

Feeling a little scared and excited if that's possible!! I have 16 days before surgery!!!! I've been wanting to have this done for six years but my husband wasn't on board, finally he says yes!!!!! Had my first consultation with Dr Basner who was AWESOME AMAZING!!!! So let the countdown... READ MORE

Ever since high school I've I always had a gut. Five kids later my stomach has lost its elasticity. At one point I weighed 270 pounds and got down to 188 pounds. Currently I'm back at 245 pounds and I also developed a skin condition called hidradenitis suppurativa. It's very painful and... READ MORE

I had my procedure done in conjuction with hernia removal surgery. Dr. Shureih was absoutely wonderful in making sure I understood everything that was going to happen with my surgery before and after, and my results speak for itself. I love the new me and I will definatey be using him for any... READ MORE

After five children, I had gained weight in my lower midsection. I also had a significant incisional hernia and two cesarean sections. My surgeon recommended Dr. Castle as a cosmetic partner in my hernia surgery. I had over eight pounds of skin and tissue removed and a mesh repair for the hernia... READ MORE

I had the sleeve done in August 2013 I am scheduled for a Panniculectomy on August 18th of this year. I've been searching results because my worry although I know it will be an improvement im just worried about looking "deformed" I hope I get the flat tummy. I have a the large flabby skin skirt... READ MORE

I went into the office today for a consult. I thought dr mitts and his staff were professional and kind. He answered all my questions, and I didn't feel like he was rushing through anything. When we were done with the consult he shook my hand. It's so nice to see another dr in Bakersfield you... READ MORE

So here's me...Im a 30 year old female. I have always had somewhat of a weight issue but throughout high school I was very athletic, played basketball, ran track, etc. In my early 20s I experienced significant weight gain, due partially to depression partially my (not so fantastic) diet habits... READ MORE

I don't see many reviews from the over 60 group, so I thought I'd chime in. I had a gastric bypass procedure 4 years ago (at age 64). I lost 100 lbs in 10 months. I have only gained 15 lbs back and I'm working to take that off. I'm on Medicare so they will only cover a panniculectomy, but... READ MORE

I have the gastric sleeve 2/2014 which was covered by insurance so was my panniculectomy......I love my surgeon he's nice and honest. My out of pocket was abt 1400. Even though it haven't been a month and still healing I don't regret nothing. It changed my life. So far so good I don't have any... READ MORE

Tomorrow I have a consultation. I'm so excited. I'm mainly excited to have my nasty-hanging-belly-thingy photographed. (Um, no...) I'm excited to get the ball rolling. It's been 20 years since I've lost 120 pounds. Time too feel good. Time to be able to look at myself without extreme... READ MORE

Working out at gym 3-4 days weekly for 3 years...had roux en y bariatric surgery...still cant get rid of belly approved panni in a week due to year long abdominal rashes...super excited! !!! Countdown has begun...6 weeks!!! Ive been wanting a flat stomach my whole life. .ive... READ MORE

I am beginning this journey at 38 years-old, try to get a tummy tuck (the fancy word actually being getting a "panniculectomy.") I can no longer stand the apron of a stomach I have in front of me. I lost half my body weight over ten years ago, I had a daughter four years ago, and this hanging... READ MORE

I had my sleeve done over a year ago and had alot of extra skin that needed to be removed so I started with my breast they was a 44G how I'm a 36C I also had a panniculectomy done as well and working on getting my thighs and arm done soon If your in the DC area Dr Susan Otero is the doctor to... READ MORE

Really tired of my belly hiding my vjayjay and hopefully I can afford to have this done soon ,or maybe my insurance will see that I have had 3 c sections and other stomach surgeries and that old long scar that makes your stomach look like a but .They was not doing the bikini cut when I... READ MORE

I am 46 and have just completed losing 138 lbs. after gastric sleeve surgery almost 2 years ago. I am all set and approved for my panniculectomy on June 10th. I cannot wait to be rid of this belly that I have had since I was 24 yrs old.!! I cant wait to be able to wear pants that are the right... READ MORE

I had gastric bypass back in 2000. I have maintained a 150+ lb weight loss and now need hernia repair and a panniculectomy. Been having issues with my pannus since a hysterectomy in 2012 leaving me unable to get much physical activity in. I have platued at my current weight for over a year... READ MORE

Less than 2 weeks before my panniluculecotmy. I'm very nervous how my results will turn out. My ps does only the lower part without billing for a full TT insurance will only cover lower. I have 3 wonderful daughters ages 19,12&3y/o. I had lapband 6yrs ago and have maintained my weight for the... READ MORE

I'm 25 years old and the mother of two girls. They are 5 and 3. I am a single mom and full time nursing student. I have struggled with my weight since I was about 10 years old. I remember yo-yo dieting all through high school. When I was 22, I knew something had to change. My maternal aunt has... READ MORE

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