Alpharetta General Surgeon
1100 Northside Forsyth Dr., Ste. 420
Cumming, Georgia 30041 US
No obligation. Cancel anytime.
Call Doctor Start your review

Treatment Pricing

846 profile views
1 years experience
93 expert answers
Last contacted by
a user ...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General

Consultation Fee

Free

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: The Florida State University
    Medical: MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Fellowship: Reconstructive Breast and Microsurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Treatments offered at Atlanta Aesthetics

Most popular answers from Cristen Catignani, MD

Narrow by:

I had a BBL a month ago and I just want to loose 15lbs I'm afraid I will loose my butt will I?

Weight loss after fat transfer may change your results. Unfortunately you cannot selectively choose where this weight loss will occur. Your best... READ MORE

Timeline 5 Weeks post op - why do I see no evidence of dropping/settling of implants? (photos)

You are still early in your post operative recover period from placement of rather large implant. Your tissues will gradually stretch to accommodate... READ MORE

Shooting pains in one breast 48 hrs post subglandular augmentation -- is this normal?

Following augmentation surgery, it is not uncommon that one breast may hurt more than the other. It is unlikely that reaching for things on your... READ MORE

I have two slight tears on my nipples. Bleeding for about 4 days, should I be worried? (Photo)

It does appear that your body is reacting to the sutures that were placed during the augmentation and lift. These sutures often dissolve and your body... READ MORE

Drainless TT vs. Drains: Which is best? (Photo)

Thanks for the question. I think this question is still an on going debate in the world of plastic surgery. If there was one right way (either with... READ MORE

How long after BA could I hold my 1 year old (22 lbs)?

Many surgeons restrict lifting following breast augmentation surgery, so it is best to clarify with your plastic surgeon what their specific protocol... READ MORE

Is Tummy Tuck and Implants w/ lift the best method for me? (photos)

I agree that based on your photographs you will be a good candidate for a tummy tuck with liposuction, as well as, breast lift and augmentation. You... READ MORE

I'm 2M 2W post op 350cc silicone. Does it look like I'm getting some tenting or on the verge of symmastia? (Photos)

You photos reveal a very acceptable result. Your breast and implants are spaced appropriately based on the locations of your nipples and chest wall... READ MORE

Do I need a tummy tuck or lipo? (Photo)

Based on your pictures and your history of pregnancy you will likely benefit from full tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) with liposuction. Liposuction... READ MORE

Do I need a breast lift? (Photo)

Based on your pictures and complaints it sounds like you may have developed some capsular contracture. You would benefit from removal of implants and... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 1 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General
Consultation Fee

Free

Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: The Florida State University
    Medical: MD, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Fellowship: Plastic Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Fellowship: Reconstructive Breast and Microsurgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham


I had a BBL a month ago and I just want to loose 15lbs I'm afraid I will loose my butt will I?

Weight loss after fat transfer may change your results. Unfortunately you cannot selectively choose where this weight loss will occur. Your best... READ MORE

Timeline 5 Weeks post op - why do I see no evidence of dropping/settling of implants? (photos)

You are still early in your post operative recover period from placement of rather large implant. Your tissues will gradually stretch to accommodate... READ MORE

Shooting pains in one breast 48 hrs post subglandular augmentation -- is this normal?

Following augmentation surgery, it is not uncommon that one breast may hurt more than the other. It is unlikely that reaching for things on your... READ MORE

I have two slight tears on my nipples. Bleeding for about 4 days, should I be worried? (Photo)

It does appear that your body is reacting to the sutures that were placed during the augmentation and lift. These sutures often dissolve and your body... READ MORE

Drainless TT vs. Drains: Which is best? (Photo)

Thanks for the question. I think this question is still an on going debate in the world of plastic surgery. If there was one right way (either with... READ MORE

How long after BA could I hold my 1 year old (22 lbs)?

Many surgeons restrict lifting following breast augmentation surgery, so it is best to clarify with your plastic surgeon what their specific protocol... READ MORE

Is Tummy Tuck and Implants w/ lift the best method for me? (photos)

I agree that based on your photographs you will be a good candidate for a tummy tuck with liposuction, as well as, breast lift and augmentation. You... READ MORE

I'm 2M 2W post op 350cc silicone. Does it look like I'm getting some tenting or on the verge of symmastia? (Photos)

You photos reveal a very acceptable result. Your breast and implants are spaced appropriately based on the locations of your nipples and chest wall... READ MORE

Do I need a tummy tuck or lipo? (Photo)

Based on your pictures and your history of pregnancy you will likely benefit from full tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) with liposuction. Liposuction... READ MORE

Do I need a breast lift? (Photo)

Based on your pictures and complaints it sounds like you may have developed some capsular contracture. You would benefit from removal of implants and... READ MORE

Loading