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Doctor Recommendations for South Florida Tummy Tuck and Lipo?

I'm searching for south Florida Drs. who you've had awesome results with, after full tummy tick and lipo. Does anyone have someone they can recommend? Or someone they absolutely do not recommend?

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South Florida Tummy Tuck and Lipo

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The ASPS website is a good starting point for qualified board certified plastic surgeons. I practice in West Palm Beach and would welcome you for a free, private consultation. Consult with 3 - 4 board certified plastic surgeons to understand your options.


West Palm Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 18 reviews

How to choose a plastic surgeon.

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1) Is the surgeon a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery? Members usually do a lot of cosmetic surgery.

2) Did you sense a commitment to excellence in the office. Did the surgeon spend a lot of time with you? Someone who rushes through the consultation may rush through the surgery.

3) Were you treated as an individual? Did the surgeon present you with a surgical plan tailor made for you?

4) Plastic surgeons have to have a good eye and meticulous technique. Did the surgeon show you A LOT of before and after pictures, and did you love the results?

5) Talk to other doctors you know. Established plastic surgeons have a reputation in the community, good or bad.

6) Ask to speak to a patient who has had the procedure you want. You are looking for a surgeon who does a lot of what you want. Many patients are eager to share their experience. Privacy is preserved by having the patient call you.

7) If you are having breast augmentation, ask if the surgeon has a large inventory of different size and shape breast implants available in the operating room. A surgeon who does a lot of breast surgery will have an inventory. This way, the final implant choice does not have to be made in advance.

8) With office surgery, make sure the surgical facility is ACCREDITED. Very important safety assurance.

9) Make sure the anesthesia is given by a BOARD CERTIFIED ANESTHESIOLOGIST. Another very important safety factor.

10) Make sure the office has trained nurses available for hands-on post operative care. This can really speed recovery.
 

George J. Beraka, MD (retired)
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

South Florida Tummy Tuck and Lipo

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Even tough I'm in MIAMI I suggest seeing at least 3 boarded plastic surgeon in Broward county or Miami Dade county. Then make a decision, and revisit your chosen doctor. 

Darryl J. Blinski, MD
Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 64 reviews

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Surgeon recommendations

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Make sure that any surgeon you choose is specifically certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (NOT "cosmetic" surgery).  If you want a list of surgeons by geographic area, you can search the American Society of Plastic Surgeons website (plasticsurgery.org)--the ASPS only has members who are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Carmen Kavali, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

Doctor Recommendations for South Florida Tummy Tuck and Lipo

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Regarding - Doctor Recommendations for South Florida Tummy Tuck and Lipo?"

South Florida is chuck full of great Plastic surgeons. I suggest you consult Dr. Constantino Mendieta in Miami.

Dr. Aldea

Peter A. Aldea, MD
Memphis Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 66 reviews

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