Fresno Plastic Surgeon
9491 Ft. Washington Rd., Ste. 101
Fresno, California 93730 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

5'9" 165 lbs, Two breastfed children, 400cc high profile silicone under the muscle

I want all my curvy girls out there to have a post to reference. I am 5'9" tall and 180lbs. I have what I would consider an athletic but curvy build. I am a mother of two children, both breastfed. I had my children early in life and I can't even remember what my pre-baby boobs look like. I am fairly broad chested and broad shouldered. I don't see many reviews from girls my size, so I hope this...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

41 Yr Old W/ 2 Kids Due for a Much Needed Tune-up - Fresno, CA

After 15 years, 2 kids, and an on-going frustration to lose weight in the tummy area, I finally got rid of the extra luggage I have been carrying after having my babies. A short waste meant I carried those kids out and my skin stretched. Add a few comfort pounds and it became the perfect place to hold extra weight. Genetics and age had me frustrated to the point I couldnt stand looking in the...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

28 years old, 2 kids, 325cc Saline unders

Hello! I'm new here, and thought I would start out by saying its great to see all the wonderful women on here who are on the same journey as me! I could go into the whole backstory as to why I want my fun bags, but I'm sure we all have similar stories right? I'm wear a 34 B double padded push-up, with a sports bra on top. I've gotten really good at faking my boobs. So much so that some of my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Best decision ever... I love my new boobs! Dr Knoetgen is amazing!

Hi, I'm a 32 year old mom and I'm desperate for boobs. I have been obsessed with having large breast since I was a young teenager. I'm going absolutely insane, and finally went in for a consult and it just didn't work out. The consultant insisted I needed a breast lift and the doctor wont do an augmentation without the lift. I was crushed. Now I'm heading over to Beautologie and am praying...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

30 Years Old with Two Beautiful Kids - Fresno, CA

At first, I was extremely scared of the whole commotion, but after I went for my pre-op. appointment, everything felt under control, and I felt this way because the attitude of my doctor, Dr. Knoetgen. The amiable manners of the entire staff made me feel positive towards the outcomes of my surgery. I asked them as many questions I want to be answered without any hesitation. Dr. Knoetgen made...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

30years young, 34b to 430cc. - Fresno, CA

Hi, there beautiful people.. I am here because it has the best information ever on this site, my interest and curiosity in getting a Breast Augmentation has led me to this lovely and informative web community site and I love it.. I Have never been curiosity about BA at all. Just the past 2 years, on and off on my mind.. I'm really scared when it comes to thinking bout boobs job getting done,...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

39 Year Old So Excited - Fresno, CA

So looking forward to this! I am a mother of 3 and have had 2 C-sections. My second son did a number on me. I've lost 47 lbs and currently am weighing 193.4 I hope this will give me the freedom of comfortable exercise and clothes that actually fit. I am so over stretch pants! My choice was with a lot of consideration and hope this will allow me to feel good inside and out! I am not quite...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

42 Year Old , Much Needed Well Deserved - Fresno, CA

I'm very excited I had this procedure done 9 days ago. I feel great, I'm healing great. Just dealing with the usual swelling and drains. I'm hoping they can be removed by next Monday. My Doctor was awsome. Dr. Knoetgen is in Fresno, Ca. Great bedside manners and staff is all so welcoming and sweet. I am now on my 11th day of recovery and I'm feeling better each day. Hoping I can get my...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Great Decision And Experience - Malibu, CA

I thought I could never put myself voluntarily into surgery. But I feel it was great decision & experience. I did so much research before my surgery and I am so happy I decided to choose Dr. Knoetgen as my doctor! From my very first visit, every single worry I had about getting my breast augmentation disappeared and I know immidiately that was who I wanted to perform my surgery. Every single...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants

Dr. Knoetgen Is Really Good- Fresno, CA

Dr. Knoetgen is great! This has been the best thing I've done in my life! I love my results and would recommend Dr. Knoetgen! He answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable. He also took the time to call me and follow up with me, that made e feel very special. He is very caring surgen and wants the best for his patients. Very ethical doctor at beginning I was every skeptical about...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)

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  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia

  • Post-Medical School Training

    Surgery, Columbia University, St Luke's, Roosevelt Hospital, NY
    Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, MN

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Is This My Final Tummy Tuck Result at 11 weeks?

It takes at least 6 months for all your swelling to go away after a tummy tuck, and sometimes it can take up to a year. You won't see your final tummy... READ MORE

Swelling Above Incision 1 Month After Tummy Tuck, Is this Normal? (photo)

Hello Achilds. Yes, it is normal to have swelling one month after a tummy tuck. Most patients get very swollen after a tummy tuck, especially if... READ MORE

How Long Should You Wear Your Binder/garment for After a Tummytuck?

Hello, Nicole! I advise my patients to wear a compression garment for at least 4-6 weeks after a tummy tuck or liposuction. Then, I advise them to... READ MORE

Can I Do Butt Exercises Post BBL to Build Muscle Prevent Sagging and Make Butt Bigger?

Many patients ask about exercising after a Brazilian Butt Lift. I advise my patients to wait 6 weeks after surgery before exercising. After that time,... READ MORE

Any Advice on How I Should Prepare Myself for a Tummy Tuck?

I give my patients lots of written materials and show them videos that give them all the information they need to help prepare them for surgery. Three... READ MORE

When Does Swelling After Breast Augmentation Begin to Subside?

Swelling resolves and implants settle for several months after augmentation. Since your surgery was only 5 days ago, it's way too early to make any... READ MORE

Implants Without Lift? (photo)

Hello, Lucyengland. I would recommend implants alone for you. This is one of the most popular questions I receive in my practice, and the keyword you... READ MORE

How Long Does Tummy Tuck Surgery Swelling Last?

Hello Paula, thanks for the question. Swelling after a tummy tuck will last at least 2 months. Did you have liposuction at the same time? I do... READ MORE

I'm Nine Days out from Tummy Tuck with Breast Aug and Lift. But my Abdomen Looks Larger Than Before?

Hello BusyMom, thanks for the question! A tummy tuck is a pretty big operation and can result in a lot of swelling. Did you have liposuction with your... READ MORE

Will I Lose Fat from Brazilian Butt Lift if I Do Butt Workouts?

Many patients want to know if exercising after a Brazilian Butt lift will diminish their results. I advise my patients to wait 6 weeks after surgery... READ MORE

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Liposuction For Men: Eliminate Fat Pockets in Belly or Chest

Dr. James Knoetgen explains the process of liposuction for men who are interested in eliminating those stubborn pockets of fat that persist, even with regular exercise. WATCH VIDEO

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