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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

35 Years Old, After 2 Children - Calgary, AB

I had my last child 4 years ago and woke up every morning wondering how on earth I was going cover up by big tummy. That resulted in me wearing Spanx EVERYDAY. I knew from the moment I had my first child that my tummy would never be the same and I knew that it was time to do something about it. I had lost the extra weight and weighed less then before I got pregnant, after maintaining the...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

My Breasts Are Perfect at Last - Calgary, AB

I first had a breast augmentation in back in Sept. 2002 by a highly recommended PS in Calgary. My first surgery was not successful and I had to go back for a revision to move down one breast. That surgery left me with a double contour and my nipples pointing in two different directions. A third surgery was done and it was far from perfect, but I had my fill of surgeries at that point. Fast...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Best Plastic Surgeon - Calgary, AB

Dr. Paul Whidden is a brilliant Plastic Surgeon! If perfection is what you want then he is the BEST surgeon, don't waste your time going to anyone else! I was taken care of with lots of care! Professional staff. I was very nervous about my BA but after my consultation I never felt better. When my surgery was over and I recovered I couldn't believe how perfect my breast were. Better than I...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Loved my surgeon and very happy with results! - Calgary, AB

********UPDATE********* I saw one Dr. for a consult and was not pleased. Ended up going to Calgary Alberta on May 13th and saw Dr. W and had my surgery preformed on May 25th! He did a FTT with Muscle repair. Im small to start with but it looks great! He did all my belly button stitches inside the belly button so the belly button looks great and the scar is nice and low. His...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Just Starting the Process! - Calgary, AB

After reading many reviews, forums, and talking to different women who have had their breast augmentations done in Calgary, I decided to book my consultation with Dr.Whidden. I’ve read from other women that they suggest going to at least three different consultations, but from my first consultation with this surgeon, I felt very confident that he will do a great job and I appreciated his...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Breast augmentation-330cc teardrop shape, silicone gel, high profile implants

I am 28, with no kids and I have ALWAYS had small boobs! I have always wanted bigger boobs. I've tried gel bras, water bras, push ups, double padded push ups, you name it I've tried it. I have finally made the decision to get breast implants as I am tired of hiding, covering up or being ashamed of my small chest. I am 5'6'', 130lbs, and my current shape would be "pear shaped" but that's...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck & Breast Augmentation - TOTALLY WORTH IT!!! Dr. Whidden does incredible work!!

6 weeks post-op Breast Augmentation / Tummy Tuck combo. FEELING GREAT!!!!! From the moment I met Dr. Whidden and his staff, I was quite confident I had made the right decision in choosing a Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Whidden & Vanessa (the nurse) made me feel extremely comfortable during my initial consultation. I was very lucky to get booked in the following week as there was a cancellation. Dalyce...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

33 Years Old, Mom of Three- Desperately Wanted a Tummy Tuck - Calgary, AB

I am a very fit person. I love working out. My biggest problem- the hangy flap of skin from having kids. I FINALLY decided I wanted to do something for myself and started researching surgeons. (First of all- they shouldn't call it tummy tuck- cause they don't tuck anything- they take it off....) I went for a few consultations and decided I wanted to go with Dr. Whidden. I was impressed by his...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Loving my new boobs!

I’m a 32 year old mother of 2, 5’5 and 110 lbs. I have a slim build but before kids used to wear a size 34C/32D bra. I used to always get compliments on my figure, especially my breasts. After having 2 kids I’m now down to a 32B. I finally got tired of looking like a boy so I bought 3 bombshell bras from Victoria’s Secret and have been wearing them for about 2 years now. Everyone I know ju...

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

52 Years Old for Breast Augmentation and Tummy Tuck, Height: 5'2" Weight: 105lbs

I started browsing from internet and looking for breast augmentation and tummy tuck in the month of April 2015. I had my consultation April 24, 2015 for breast augmentation and tummy tuck with Dr Paul Whidden of Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery. I had paid the whole cost of my surgery June 5, 2015 and got a date for my surgery on July 22, 2015. During my consultation, doctor Paul Whidden gave me...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Canadian Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (CSAPS)
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons (CSPS)

Consultation Fee

$100

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Whidden has hospital affiliations at Rockyview General Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Queen’s University of Ontario, 1990
    Medical: MD, University of Alberta
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Alberta
    Fellowship: Breast, Microvascular & Hand Surgery, University of British Columbia

Treatments offered at Macleod Trail Plastic Surgery

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Allergan Announces FDA Approval of NATRELLE INSPIRA® SoftTouch Breast Implants?

Thank you for your question kodylover In Canada we have had access to the full line of Inspira implants for about 4 years now. The SoftTouch version... READ MORE

Advice for Exercise After Breast Augmentation?

It can be very frustrating for active patients to take time off after any type of cosmetic procedure, but it really is necessary for a favorable... READ MORE

Do I have a hematoma and infection? (photos)

The development of bruising 2 weeks after surgery is concerning and does suggest you have a hematoma. A superficial bruise will show up immediately... READ MORE

Inspira Implant vs. Mentor?

While there is only a slight difference in volume, there is a significant difference in dimension. The Inspira moderate implant (SSM 400) is 13.5 cm... READ MORE

Is the yellow liquid floating in my urine a sign of a leak in my saline implant?

The yellow liquid is definitely not a sign that your implants are leaking. When a saline implant develops a leak, the saline is simple absorbed by the... READ MORE

I have VERY puffy upper and lower abdomen 15 days post full Tummy tuck (no lipo). Is this normal? (photos)

You certainly seems to be healing as expected. I tell my patients they will notice the majority of there swelling settle over the first 6 weeks... READ MORE

Is it possible to still have saline in ruptured implant after 5 wks? I still have some volume. (Photo)

Usually saline will leak out of a saline implant over a very short time (days). In a few circumstances this may take weeks or even many months. There... READ MORE

Do you loose cc's when you go under the muscle?

Thank you for your questions cyndspan When I try a sizer on a patient I will add 25 to 50cc's to the volume they decide on as the implant will look... READ MORE

Are Inspira implants top firm? Im only 8 days post op but they feel so hard (Photo)

Thank you for your question jesslavender Your early results look great and they should feel quite firm at this point. The implants are in a tight... READ MORE

I was slightly asymmetrical before, is it magnified or have I bottomed out? (Photo)

Thank you for the questions whatsg You are correct that you did have an asymmetry pre-operatively but this type of asymmetry should mainly effect... READ MORE

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