Mountain View Dermatologic Surgeon
2490 Hospital Drive, Suite 201
Mountain View, California 94040 US
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5 out of 5 stars Liposculpture

Tumescent Liposculpture Performed Feb 2009

Healthcare is not something you should get from the lowest bidder or the mall. Look for someone you already have a medical connection with, ie someone within your GP network.

5 out of 5 stars Active FX

Active FX on Neck - Mountain View, CA

Doctor and his staff fully explained every aspect of the procedure and what to expect during recovery. All of my questions were answered, and I could email the Patient Coordinator at any time, if I thought of something afterwards. I had a nurse with me at all times during my procedures, in addition to the surgical nurses during the Active FX treatment. The doctor even send flowers to my house wishing me a excellent recovery.

Smart Lipo on Upper & Lower Abdomen, Hips & Waist, Inner & Outer Thighs, Knees and Arms! - Mountain View, CA

Initial discussions with him and the nurse who will be with me were very helpful and informative. They spent the time to walk me through options and answered my initial questions.

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Personal Statement

Dr. Menkes continues to offer the superb, personalized care that has established him as a highly respected and trusted dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Internal Medicine


American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

Awards & Recognition

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™, 2012 - 2013
Consumer's Checkbook Top Doc in Dermatology, 1996 - 2015

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Will smart lipo be effective for a roll-free back or would I get better results with a more intensive method of lipo? (photo)

SmartLipo is an excellent way to improve the area in question. It is relatively simple and safe and is more "intensive" than regular lipo because it... READ MORE

Ultherapy or Infini for marionette lines?

Ultherapy, which is focussed ultrasound, does indeed induce tightening of the neck, lower face and upper face, but does not work very well for the... READ MORE

Is Smartlipo a good choice for getting rid of my banana rolls or something else? (photos)

SmartLipo can be used to reduce reduce banana rolls, but your surgeon must be very careful to not to be too aggressive in suctioning. If they... READ MORE

Would I be a good candidate for Smart Lipo? (Photo)

It is a little difficult from these pictures to tell how much is loose skin and how much is actually fat. If indeed there is residual fat of course... READ MORE

I barely felt any pain during Cool sculpting. Does this mean I shouldn't expect much in the way of results?

Although many patients feel pain or numbness during or after CoolSculpting, it is not necessary in order to produce results. Results depend upon how... READ MORE

Is it common for Coolsculpting to make surrounding areas carry more fat, or make the untreated area clearly uneven? (Photo)

No. You shouldn’t carry more fat in surrounding areas. However, if you flatten a specific area with a cool sculpting applicator then it may appear v... READ MORE

Are there different results of cool sculpting if I get the second procedure done three weeks later as opposed to eight weeks ?

It is definitely better to wait 8 weeks to see your results before doing another treatment. It doesn’t make sense to put the applicators on a tender s... READ MORE

Doctor suggests CoolSculpting vs liposculpture-although I want predictable results and not averse to down time.

Liposuction should not have a 10% complication rate especially since you probably dont have a lot of fat. On the other hand, coolsulpting is very... READ MORE

Is Smart Lipo effective for treating the area above the knees, on top of the thighs?

Yes. Smart Lipo is very effective for the lower thighs. It is relatively simple to perform liposuction in this area as long as care is taken to not... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Menkes

Andrew B. Menkes, MD has shared 24 before and after pictures with 30 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Andrew B. Menkes, MD

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CoolSculpting vs. Liposuction: Which Is the Right Fat Removal Procedure for Me?

Dr. Andrew Menkes is live from ASDS in New Orleans to discuss ideal candidates for liposuction and CoolSculpting and the pros and cons of both procedures. WATCH VIDEO

A Doctor Discusses SmartLipo Triplex

Dr. Andrew B. Menkes discusses the benefits of SmartLipo Triplex, a surgery used to tighten the skin and remove fat. WATCH VIDEO

CoolSculpting: How Does it Work?

Dr. Andrew B. Menkes explains CoolSculpting, a non-invasive fat reduction treatment, and what can be expected. WATCH VIDEO

How Eyelid Rejuvenation can Help

Dr. Andrew B. Menkes discusses lifting procedures and what makes a good candidate, then goes on to explain how a blepharoplasty can help improve your look, and what you can expect with the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

Remove Brown Spots and Sun Damage With PicoWay Laser

Interested in brown spot removal? Dr. Andrew B. Menkes talks about the PicoWay laser and shows us how it works. WATCH VIDEO

Cheek Enhancement With Voluma Creates Natural Looking Results

Interested in fillers? Learn more as Dr. Andrew B. Menkes discusses and treats this woman with Voluma. WATCH VIDEO

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