Fort Lauderdale Plastic Surgeon
1604 Town Center Blvd, Suite C
Weston, Florida 33326 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

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Dr. Shatkin has hospital affiliations at Memorial Hospital Miramar, West, and Pembroke.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    BS Chemistry, Univ. of Florida, 1981

    Medical School:
    MD, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 1986
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University Hospital-SUNY/Downstate
    New York, 1986-1987

    General Surgery, University Hospital-SUNY/Downstate
    New York, 1987-1989

    Plastic Surgery, University Hospital-SUNY/Downstate
    New York, 1989-1992

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Bariatric Plastic Surgery Makes Gains in Weak Economy

Bariatric Plastic Surgery Makes Gains in Weak Economy According to the annual statistics of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of body contouring procedures performed has dramatically increased over the past five years.  A

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Lollipop Lift Vs. Periareolar Lift for Breast Augmentation

I have totally abandoned the periareolar lift because 9/10 the pts. areola's stretch 1 year later. This has never occurred with the lollipop lift. ... READ MORE

Is a Anchor Breast Lift Necessary? 38 Single, No Children, Implant Replacement Soon. (photo)

A vertical or lolly pop lift is all u need. If u exchange the implants as well u will look great! READ MORE

Should I Choose a Surgeon for Rhinoplasty if He Does Not Provide Before and After Photos of His Previous Patients?

No. Most surgeons are proud of our work and photos demonstrate one's competence and experience! READ MORE

What's Causing Uneven Swelling of Chin 3 Weeks Post-op?

It is very common to have early postop swelling that might look like assymetry.  Talk to your surgeon about massaging.  Wait 4-6 months... READ MORE

How Can I Get Rid of Enlarged, Scarred Areola After Breast Augmentation?

You have a normal results with scar depigmentation.  If you're really unhappy, tatooing might be the answer. READ MORE

Can I Travel 2 Weeks After Breast Augmentation?

There should be no problems.  Follow your surgeons postop instructions.  No heavy lifting of suitcases. READ MORE

I Got Breast Implants 5 Weeks Ago. They Are Not Even!

Dont panic.  Massage the implant down and let things settle over 4-6 months. I am pretty sure you'll be happy. READ MORE

Possible to Fix Uneven Breast Implants?

You need to at least wait 4-6months and possibly a year to allow all swelling to resolve.  Massaging can help. READ MORE

Lumpy Scars and Unevenness - Is Something Wrong with my Implant / Lift Surgery?

You need to wait at least 4-6 months.  Massaging the scars and implants are essential.  READ MORE

How Much Radiesse for a 'Non-Surgical Nose Job'? (Photo)

I have a great experience using fillers in the nose and I have had the best  and longest lasting results with Radiesse.  O.8cc is usually... READ MORE

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