Aurora Plastic Surgeon
12348 E. Montview Blvd.
Aurora, Colorado 80045 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

I had an amazing experience!

My experience with Dr. Mathes was superb! He guided me throughout the entire procedure and answered all of my questions, without any hesitation. I am extremely pleased with the results of my reduction. Dr. Mathes was knowledgeable and professional and I look forward to future procedures. I'd like to mention that he changed my life for the better, and I will always be grateful. Thank you.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction Revision

Breast Reconstruction Revision - Aurora, CO

I foolishly trusted a surgeon who was new to Denver, from Miami, to do my breast reconstruction who I only knew of from an online info commercial he himself paid for to promote how great of a surgeon he was. He claimed he was a "Breast Reconstruction Revision Expert". I was a fool to believe him. When I met Dr. Mathes, the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Anschutz Medical...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck, Upper Back Lift. Denver, CO

I lost weight also, about 80-90 lbs. I had so much skin on my stomach and back that I was always hot, uncomfortable, and embarrassed. I mean I lived in spanx, compression and support garments. Like I said it was a hot life. Then I had consultation with Dr. David Mathes; who listened to what I wanted and assured me that the hanging skin on my back and stomach was absolutely fixable. He assured...

5 out of 5 stars Body Lift

Highly Recommend Dr Mathes - Aurora, CO

Dr. David Mathes is an AMAZING surgeon! He is so kind, patient and made me feel at ease the entire way from my first consultation all the way to the final follow up appointment. My recovery was much faster than I expected and my scar is minimal and hides perfectly under my swim suit and undies. I am almost a year out and the scar is very light. I have no regrets whatsoever and am considering a Breast Lift and Implants next. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. David Mathes as you will not be disappointed.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Flap

Post Cancer Reconstruction - Aurora, CO

After the rather unpleasant year of cancer treatment, it was a pure pleasure to be working with Dr. Mathes and his team. From the very first consult, through the mastectomy and all phases of reconstruction, the team listened to my input, took into consideration the best solution for me and kept me informed at all times. Perhaps the most important part of the experience was that Dr. Mathes...

44 Year Old, Major Scar from Colon Removed. Aurora, CO

I love University of Colorado Hospital. I had my colon removed there and the reconstructive surgery. The staff is always amazing. Dr. Mathes explained clearly the procedure. He also was very thorough with his follow up. I felt the procedure was explained in simple terms and I didn't have any questions when I left the office. My experience has been that the staff and doctors are always very caring about their patients.

5 out of 5 stars Panniculectomy

Panniculectomy & Tummy Tuck After 100+ Lb Weightloss - Denver, CO

I am 6 months post op from my panniculectomy and tummy tuck with muscle tightening, and I am so happy with my results! The entire staff at UCH was so amazing the day of my surgery (and all of my follow ups since) they did such a great job to help put me at ease, since I was pretty anxious. I met with a couple different surgeons prior to meeting Dr Mathes and he was the only one who made me feel really confident about the procedure. My results are absolutely amazing and they are just getting better as I'm finally able to really workout hard again and as time passes. I would truly recommend Dr Mathes & the UCH Plastics department to anyone considering any plastic surgery, in fact, I have already discussed the possibility of another surgery with Dr Mathes. The anesthesiologists and entire surgical staff was so great, I will be going back to see him for my next procedure!

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Board Certifications

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

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mathes has hospital affiliations at University of Colorado Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Tulane University-School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
    Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School

Treatments offered at Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Colorado School of Medicine

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What implants should I get? smooth or textured?

Textured implants are used when the implant is placed below the gland but on top of the muscle. They are also used on all of the shaped anatomic... READ MORE

1 day post-op What scar treatment is the best? If it helps, I am African American.

Scar management is always a question that patients ask about. The only good data that exists that i am aware of is realted to the use of silicon based... READ MORE

19 days po: drainage from under the tape contacted my surgeon and was told to take the tape off. Does this look normal? (Photos)

It is challenging to make a diagnosis from the photographs but some of the drainage may be related to the blisters visible in the photographs.... READ MORE

Pain between breasts... symmastia? 2 weeks post-op. (Photos)

From your photographs it does not appear the you have symmastia. The effects your are experiencing could be related to the width of the implants.... READ MORE

Does this breast fold incision look like I need antibiotics?

The photographs do not appear to show any active infection but I would have your surgeon take a look at make the final decision as to start antibiotics  READ MORE

If I sleep on my stomach with large breast implants, can that deform my ribs?

I know of no evidence nor have I seen this happen with patients sleeping on their stomach with implants. I have observed flattening of the ribs wh... READ MORE

Want to make my 32G breasts perkier. Any suggestions? (photos)

Based on the photographs you would benefit from a breast lift (mastopexy). This would provide you with better position of your nipple/areola complex... READ MORE

I'm 17 and I have 32DD. I have an insurance question. Am I a candidate for an insurance?

It is difficult to offer specific advice without examining a patient for the need for a breast reduction. Generally, if you have symptoms related to... READ MORE

What would you recommend for a natural fuller breasts a D cup? Presently in between a A and b cup. (photos)

It is not possible to give you a definitive recommendation without a real consultation. The choice of the size of the implant is based on several... READ MORE

What are some possible reasons why one side of my butt is high, swollen and painful post lower body lift? (Photo)

It does take time for the swelling to subside. It is not uncommon for one side to swell more than the other side. In addition everyone has some degree... READ MORE

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Practicing for 11 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Mathes has hospital affiliations at University of Colorado Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Tulane University-School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
    Residencies:
    General Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Medical Center
    Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

I had an amazing experience!

My experience with Dr. Mathes was superb! He guided me throughout the entire procedure and answered all of my questions, without any hesitation. I am extremely pleased with the results of my reduction. Dr. Mathes was knowledgeable and professional and I look forward to future procedures. I'd like to mention that he changed my life for the better, and I will always be grateful. Thank you.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction Revision

Breast Reconstruction Revision - Aurora, CO

I foolishly trusted a surgeon who was new to Denver, from Miami, to do my breast reconstruction who I only knew of from an online info commercial he himself paid for to promote how great of a surgeon he was. He claimed he was a "Breast Reconstruction Revision Expert". I was a fool to believe him. When I met Dr. Mathes, the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Anschutz Medical...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Tummy Tuck, Upper Back Lift. Denver, CO

I lost weight also, about 80-90 lbs. I had so much skin on my stomach and back that I was always hot, uncomfortable, and embarrassed. I mean I lived in spanx, compression and support garments. Like I said it was a hot life. Then I had consultation with Dr. David Mathes; who listened to what I wanted and assured me that the hanging skin on my back and stomach was absolutely fixable. He assured...


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What implants should I get? smooth or textured?

Textured implants are used when the implant is placed below the gland but on top of the muscle. They are also used on all of the shaped anatomic... READ MORE

1 day post-op What scar treatment is the best? If it helps, I am African American.

Scar management is always a question that patients ask about. The only good data that exists that i am aware of is realted to the use of silicon based... READ MORE

19 days po: drainage from under the tape contacted my surgeon and was told to take the tape off. Does this look normal? (Photos)

It is challenging to make a diagnosis from the photographs but some of the drainage may be related to the blisters visible in the photographs.... READ MORE

Pain between breasts... symmastia? 2 weeks post-op. (Photos)

From your photographs it does not appear the you have symmastia. The effects your are experiencing could be related to the width of the implants.... READ MORE

Does this breast fold incision look like I need antibiotics?

The photographs do not appear to show any active infection but I would have your surgeon take a look at make the final decision as to start antibiotics  READ MORE

If I sleep on my stomach with large breast implants, can that deform my ribs?

I know of no evidence nor have I seen this happen with patients sleeping on their stomach with implants. I have observed flattening of the ribs wh... READ MORE

Want to make my 32G breasts perkier. Any suggestions? (photos)

Based on the photographs you would benefit from a breast lift (mastopexy). This would provide you with better position of your nipple/areola complex... READ MORE

I'm 17 and I have 32DD. I have an insurance question. Am I a candidate for an insurance?

It is difficult to offer specific advice without examining a patient for the need for a breast reduction. Generally, if you have symptoms related to... READ MORE

What would you recommend for a natural fuller breasts a D cup? Presently in between a A and b cup. (photos)

It is not possible to give you a definitive recommendation without a real consultation. The choice of the size of the implant is based on several... READ MORE

What are some possible reasons why one side of my butt is high, swollen and painful post lower body lift? (Photo)

It does take time for the swelling to subside. It is not uncommon for one side to swell more than the other side. In addition everyone has some degree... READ MORE

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