Miami Plastic Surgeon
7330 SW 62nd Place, Suite 205
South Miami, Florida 33143 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Great experience, really good Surgeon

Dr. Gottenger was responsible for my reconstruction after lumpectomy. Being relative young and going through such a harsh experience I was very lucky to have Dr. Gottenger as my Plastic Surgeon. He was very attentive and made me feel very comfortable while creating my surgery plan. I chose a Lumpectomy even though it would remove a big chunk of my breast because he made me confident he would...

5 out of 5 stars Mastectomy

Wonderful Doctor

In 2005, Dr Gottenger was on team for my right breast mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. His warm, caring manner and honest approach set him apart from other plastic surgeons. Naturally I returned to him recently to change implant and mastopexy in left breast for symmetry.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Amazing Plastic Surgeon with a great Staff.

Amazing Doctor. I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer on my left breast on July 2016. I give thanks to God everyday for placing Dr. Gottenger on my path. Since the first consultation Dr. Gottenger was caring and explained all details of the process. I just had my last surgery with excellent results. Excellent Plastic Surgeon from the beginning to the end of the process. The Staff is also...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

An amazing experience after surprisingly being diagnosed at age 40 of breast cancer.

I was referred to Dr G by my surgical oncologist because I was surprisingly diagnosed at age 40 of breast cancer of the left breast. I decided to go with a reduction and a lift. After seeing 2 other surgeons, meeting Dr. G for the first time made me wish I had come to him first. First visits are everything to me when it comes to my health and Dr. G gave me that comfort that I was looking...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Reconstruction Following Breast Cancer Lumpectomy - South Miami, FL

I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Rafael Gottenger and his compassionate treatment following my lumpectomy for breast cancer. He reconstructed the affected breast and reduced the other breast for symetry, and I am so pleased with the outcome. I highly recommend him and his staff.

5 out of 5 stars Mastectomy

High Risk for Breast Cancer. At age 37 had Prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction at age 36 with Dr G

Dr G And his staff are amazing. Dr G is nothing but professional , caring and loving doctor. Above all of this he has magic in his hands. Thank you for helping me through this journey. There is life after a mastectomy.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Fat Transfer

55 Years Old, Business Owner - Miami, FL

excellent

5 out of 5 stars Ultherapy

Ultherapy

I am a frequent patient of Dr G for some time now. I finally decided to have the Ulthera treatment done about 8 months ago. I have to say FANTASTIC results. I wish I would have done it sooner. Thank you Dr G for always giving me the time and the best advise .

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

35 Y/o Breast Cancer Patient - South Miami, FL

Dr. G is very good at returning calls and answering any concern no matter how trivial it might seem. Great bedside manner.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

42-year Old Woman Who Chose to Undergo Prophylactic Double Mastectomies Due to Family History of Cancer - South Miami, FL

Dr Gottenger and his wonderful staff were nothing less than outstanding. He is a wonderful plastic surgeon who cares a lot for his patients. He is a well-trained surgeon with great expertise, experience and an amazing human touch that makes you feel at ease. He took all the time to explain the entire process in detail, and answered all my questions prior and after the procedure. I'm extremely happy and satisfied with the results and cannot thank him enough for his well done job.

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Personal Statement

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$50. Consultation cost will be refund upon performing cosmetic procedure/treatment

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Gottenger has hospital affiliations at South Miami Baptist, Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Aventura Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Miami Children Hospital, Jackson South, Kendall Regional .

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Central University of Venezuela, General and Plastic Surgery at University Central of Venezuela
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internships:
    General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Florida, 2001
    General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2002
    Residency: Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University, 2004
    Fellowships:
    Microvascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997
    Craniofacial surgery,Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2000

Treatments offered at Rafael Gottenger, MD

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How long should breast implants take to soften after they've already dropped? (Photo)

Thank you for your inquiry and picture, you should consider that after surgery your breasts usually drop a little and they do it at different times, I... READ MORE

Coolsculpting and sagging skin?

Good Afternoon, thank you for your inquiry, definetly it would be very helpful to see some pictures or better yet, evaluate you in person. However ,... READ MORE

I had Liposuction on bra rolls with my breast reduction, when will the pain start to ease?

Good Afternoon, thank you for your question. Pain and tenderness is expected in the post op period. Even when this varies patient to patient, this... READ MORE

Am I bottoming out? (Photos)

Good Morning, thank you for your inquiry and pictures. Your breast implants appear to be in a good position and you seem to have a very good result. I... READ MORE

What to expect during and after breast reduction surgery? (Photos)

Hello and thank you for your question, I have prepare for you some information about what to expect with this surgery as described for the American... READ MORE

Can my sagging be improved by implants alone? (photo)

Hello and thank you for your inquiry and pictures, the best recommendation is to see a board certified plastic surgeon to evaluate you in person and... READ MORE

Redness around scar and some swelling 3 weeks after B.A. surgery. Is this normal or is it potentially infected? (Photo)

Hello and thank you for your inquiry and pictures. The incision itself looks pretty good, however some redness is noted. This could be normal but, if... READ MORE

To go bigger or not, 2 1/2 months post BA? (photos)

Good Morning and thank you for your question and pictures, on my opinion you have a very good result and I would recommend you to wait at least 6... READ MORE

Should I have a breast lift, before or after augmentation, for decreased risks? (Photo)

Good Afternoon and thank you for your question and pictures. I recommend that you visit a board certified plastic surgeon in order to evaluate you in... READ MORE

Will I lose nipple sensation with BR surgery?

Hello! Thank you for your question. This is actually a very common concern, and even when is not that common in my practice, there is always the... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Gottenger

Rafael Gottenger, MD has shared 5 before and after pictures with 4 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Practicing for 21 year.
Personal Statement

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgeon

Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

$50. Consultation cost will be refund upon performing cosmetic procedure/treatment

Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Gottenger has hospital affiliations at South Miami Baptist, Baptist Hospital, Doctors Hospital, West Kendall Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Aventura Hospital, Mercy Hospital, Miami Children Hospital, Jackson South, Kendall Regional .
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Central University of Venezuela, General and Plastic Surgery at University Central of Venezuela
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internships:
    General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Florida, 2001
    General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2002
    Residency: Plastic Surgery, Ohio State University, 2004
    Fellowships:
    Microvascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997
    Craniofacial surgery,Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2000

Treatments offered at Rafael Gottenger, MD


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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Great experience, really good Surgeon

Dr. Gottenger was responsible for my reconstruction after lumpectomy. Being relative young and going through such a harsh experience I was very lucky to have Dr. Gottenger as my Plastic Surgeon. He was very attentive and made me feel very comfortable while creating my surgery plan. I chose a Lumpectomy even though it would remove a big chunk of my breast because he made me confident he would...

5 out of 5 stars Mastectomy

Wonderful Doctor

In 2005, Dr Gottenger was on team for my right breast mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. His warm, caring manner and honest approach set him apart from other plastic surgeons. Naturally I returned to him recently to change implant and mastopexy in left breast for symmetry.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Amazing Plastic Surgeon with a great Staff.

Amazing Doctor. I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer on my left breast on July 2016. I give thanks to God everyday for placing Dr. Gottenger on my path. Since the first consultation Dr. Gottenger was caring and explained all details of the process. I just had my last surgery with excellent results. Excellent Plastic Surgeon from the beginning to the end of the process. The Staff is also...


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How long should breast implants take to soften after they've already dropped? (Photo)

Thank you for your inquiry and picture, you should consider that after surgery your breasts usually drop a little and they do it at different times, I... READ MORE

Coolsculpting and sagging skin?

Good Afternoon, thank you for your inquiry, definetly it would be very helpful to see some pictures or better yet, evaluate you in person. However ,... READ MORE

I had Liposuction on bra rolls with my breast reduction, when will the pain start to ease?

Good Afternoon, thank you for your question. Pain and tenderness is expected in the post op period. Even when this varies patient to patient, this... READ MORE

Am I bottoming out? (Photos)

Good Morning, thank you for your inquiry and pictures. Your breast implants appear to be in a good position and you seem to have a very good result. I... READ MORE

What to expect during and after breast reduction surgery? (Photos)

Hello and thank you for your question, I have prepare for you some information about what to expect with this surgery as described for the American... READ MORE

Can my sagging be improved by implants alone? (photo)

Hello and thank you for your inquiry and pictures, the best recommendation is to see a board certified plastic surgeon to evaluate you in person and... READ MORE

Redness around scar and some swelling 3 weeks after B.A. surgery. Is this normal or is it potentially infected? (Photo)

Hello and thank you for your inquiry and pictures. The incision itself looks pretty good, however some redness is noted. This could be normal but, if... READ MORE

To go bigger or not, 2 1/2 months post BA? (photos)

Good Morning and thank you for your question and pictures, on my opinion you have a very good result and I would recommend you to wait at least 6... READ MORE

Should I have a breast lift, before or after augmentation, for decreased risks? (Photo)

Good Afternoon and thank you for your question and pictures. I recommend that you visit a board certified plastic surgeon in order to evaluate you in... READ MORE

Will I lose nipple sensation with BR surgery?

Hello! Thank you for your question. This is actually a very common concern, and even when is not that common in my practice, there is always the... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Rafael Gottenger, MD

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