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5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty
He's absolutely an amazing person to talk too. He has excellent bedside manner which is extremely important and he genuinely cares about his patients.
5 out of 5 stars Septoplasty
He's seriously the best facial plastics in California, you will never be disappointed. Such a great guy. And travels with Operation Smile in China a couple months of the year.
5 out of 5 stars Eyelid Surgery
So many plastic surgeons advertising, competing for patients and surgery in Sacramento area, it is hard to cut through the arrogance, the smarmy sweet talk, to find someone you can trust to give you an honest assessment you can really trust.I have met very few doctors who truly impress me but Dr. Tollefson is a rare combination of brilliance and humility. The fact that he is a really nice and interesting guy with sense of humor is frosting on the cake. His office staff are friendly and professional and do a remarkable job with insurance billing.
5 out of 5 stars Facial Reconstructive Surgery
No choice regarding the procedure; my dilemma was finding a surgeon who could make me look as good as I need before. I would trust him with any facial plastic procedure! Not only is Dr. T, a gifted surgeon but a kind, caring, down to earth, really nice person who you can trust without reservation!
5 out of 5 stars Ear Surgery
I recommend Dr. T and the UCD team without hesitation. I am simply amazed at the level of care and follow up my son received before, during and after his surgery. It is above and beyond anything I expected. I am so glad we chose Dr. T for this procedure.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards & Recognition
JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery- editorial board member
University of Kansas Medical School, Early Career Achievement in Medicine Alumnus Award-2011
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BSc in Biology, Baker University
Medical: MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine
Graduate: MS of Public Health, Clinical Effectiveness Harvard School of Public Health
Post-Medical School TrainingInternship: General Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center
Fellowship: Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of California at Davis
Treatments offered at Travis T. Tollefson, MD, MPH, FACS
Most popular answers from Travis T. Tollefson, MD, MPH
Dear New York This Rhinoplasty technique can be effective,but the muscle fibers can reattach and not be completely effective. To see if... READ MORE
Dear Collin Thanks for your question. There are many reasons why eyelids may be drooping and might even be a medical problem. Eyelid Ptosis has a... READ MORE
Dear Micchy, from your description of the"growths" in your mouth that may be present after cleft lip and palate repair, you should consider... READ MORE
Dear Guidance4Me, Yes, adults with previously repaired cleft palate can be treated with some nonsurgical treatments to address dental... READ MORE
Dear Alyrae9You are doing the right thing by scheduling an appt with your surgeon to discuss and have an examination. The fullness that you are n... READ MORE
Thanks for the question. Your surgeon is the best resource for these questions, as they may have a preference.In general the drip pad is just so you... READ MORE
Each ear deformity requires attention to detail to address an individuals earsFactors that are considered include:Patient Preferencesymmetry to the... READ MORE
Top corner of the graft in the nose tip is almost getting out of the skin. Should I do something about it?
Dear bahram_e •It would be wise to discuss these concerns with your surgeon•The firmness and "edges" of cartilage under the skin will change sig... READ MORE
Dear cocoluvaSorry to hear about your irritation on the skin. The adhesives in any tape can irritate your skin (as well as the skin cleanser used... READ MORE
Dear villaparkFortunately, you had around 5 years of feeling good about your breathing, but now it has changedmake a list before going to your surgeon... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. Tollefson
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