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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck
Like I mentioned before, I am very pleased with Dr. Restivo. Everyone in the office have been warm and welcoming. I never felt out of place or uncomfortable.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction
There are not enough good things to describe Terry. She has amazing bedside manner and is very knowledgeable. She was open to talking with other professionals about my situation to make sure we proceeded properly and with care. So far I'm very happy with the result . She was always available by text, wait time in the office was minimal if ever any. She is amazing.
5 out of 5 stars Voluma
25 Yeard Old Woman Receives Reconstructive Procedure Using Voluma to Enhance Beauty and Self-esteem. - Napa, CA
My first encounter with Dr Restivo was in 2008, when she was on the medical staff in the trauma bay at a hospital in Oakland. In the days after a devastating and traumatic injury, she repaired my face with skill and caring. A few years later, she brought me into her current cosmetic practice to discuss beauty enhancement options for the lasting effects of my trauma. I am beyond thrilled with...
5 out of 5 stars Voluma
Dr. Terry Restivo worked closely with me to determine the most beneficial procedure in order to help me achieve my ideal outcome. She explained step by step to me all the pros and cons of this procedure, as stated above in detail.
My work doesn't feel like work because I am doing what I love. My passion is helping women with breast cancer get their breasts back or never feel like they've lost them. My breast cancer patients are the most courageous and wonderful women ever.
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Awards & Recognition
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Recipient, 2007
UCSF Department of Surgery, 21st Annual Resident Research Symposium, Outstanding Abstract Presentation, 2008
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BA, Biology, Mills College, 1990
Graduate: MA, San Francisco State University, Biology, with emphasis in Physiology, 2002
Medical: DO, Touro University, Vallejo, CA, 2003
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, University of California San Francisco, East Bay, 2004
Residency: General Surgery, University of California San Francisco, East Bay, 2011
Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of Texas San Antonio, 2015
Treatments offered at Restivo Plastic Surgery, Inc.
Most popular answers from Terry E. Restivo, DO
We use rice to help patients decide how many CCs they want in their implant. Get a favorite bra that you hope to fill and measure dry rice in a... READ MORE
I'm 6 months post op and in terrible pain. Went from perky to saggy, lost all body confidence. Do I revise or explant? (Photo)
You have a very nice, natural look. All breasts (with implants or not) migrate downward due to gravity...we don't have a cure for gravity yet. :) That... READ MORE
You look fantastic and have a gorgeous figure! Let's get that out there first.Second, you are not a candidate for BBL. You do not have enough body fat... READ MORE
My Doctor recommended Cool Helium Plasma Skin Resurfacing (J Plasma) treatment. Any advice or comments on this procedure? (photo
Yes, J-Plasma is new but it is spectacular. I would definitely recommend it. It is, by far, the best resurfacing tool we have to date! READ MORE
For a breast lift without implants, is it worth traveling and significant extra costs to use a particular surgeon?
You need to remember that you will be traveling to see that surgeon before, during and after your surgery. You will also need to see that surgeon... READ MORE
I agree with the comment below. Mastopexy with Augmentations going to give you the best result. And the "gummy bear" implants tend to be more natural... READ MORE
Sometimes gentle massage can help soften these areas and relax the scar tissue. The best thing to do is to discuss this with your surgeon and see what... READ MORE
Confused about size, shape and placement. 29yr old Mother of 2, BFed, volume loss. Any suggestions? (photos)
The reason you are having conflicting consults is because your pictures are conflicting. If you want to look like the lady wearing a t-shirt, I would... READ MORE
How early is it recommended to go for a Breast Augmentation consultation if want to get it done by next summer?
I would say go find a surgeon now. The price might change a little by the time you have your surgery but I would next expect it to go up by much. Make... READ MORE
After weight loss, can a larger implant help fill loose skin as well as give me more cleavage? (Photo)
I think your current size of implants is appropriate for your body. I would recommend a slight life and sexy with the Seri mesh. This should help with... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Restivo
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