Louisville Plastic Surgeon
4001 Kresge Way, Suite 220
Louisville, Kentucky 40207 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Bilateral Breast Reduction - Louisville, KY

Dr. John Whitt in Louisville Ky was my surgeon . I wish i would have gotten the surgery sooner. I found this doctor on here but also my aunt referred me to him. and I'm glad I chose him to do my surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

PO Day 20; Diva is now on the FLAT SIDE with a TT, MR, Lipo(Flanks)

I found Dr. John Whitt by searching and researching him on the internet

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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)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

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Dr. Whitt has hospital affiliations at Baptist Hospital East.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    B.S. in Zoology, University of Kentucky

    Medical School:
    M.D., University of Kentucky
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery,University of North Carolina
    Chief Resident, 1978

    Plastic Surgery, University of North Carolina
    Chief Resident, 1980

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Can You Recommend a Good Scar Treatment/Cream for Post Op Breast Augmentation?

The most important consideration in scarring is simply the type of scar an individual tends to form. I recommend silicone-containing creams, gels, or... READ MORE

Sleeping Position After Tummy Tuck

Your body will let you know if you are in bad position sleeping or otherwise following a tummy tuck. The only downside is that you may develop more... READ MORE

4 Weeks Post Tummy Tuck My Pubic Area Is More Swollen Than Before. Is This Normal?

It is not at all unusual to have edema or swelling in the pubic area for a few weeks following a tummy tuck. Sometimes this is simply due to gravity... READ MORE

Hate Being 34DD Wanted to Be 34C. Wish to Downsize 3yr Implants from 450ccs to at Least 300ccs? (photo)

I think that you will probably be pleased with simply downsizing from your 450cc implants to about 300cc. There should not be an increase in... READ MORE

Extended Tummy Tuck vs. Regular Tummy Tuck

Contrary to the esteemed plastic surgeons below, I do use the term extended tummy tuck with some of my patients. This is in my mind simply an... READ MORE

What Color Should the Drain Outage Be After Tummy Tuck?

I also use 4 drains routinely on a full tummy tuck. Typically the drainage is initially red since is it largely blood. Over the course of a few days... READ MORE

Do Plastic Surgeons Tailor Tummy Tuck for Patient's Specific Needs?

Most well-trained plastic surgeons will indeed "tailor" the procedure to the problems and concerns of each individual patient. For example,... READ MORE

Breast Implants for a Smoker?

I agree that smoking can certainly contribute to problems with wound healing. In fact I will not perform a full tummy tuck, standard reduction, or... READ MORE

MRSA Prior to Plastic Surgery and Antibiotic Allergies, What Antibiotic Options Are there if I Have a TT?

It is a bit unusual for one to be treated for MRSA without a positive culture. I agree with Dr. Abramson that you should have a nasal swab culture... READ MORE

General Anesthesia Vs. Iv Sedation for Breast Augmentation?

Individual patients should choose the type of anesthesia with which they are most comfortable. I have used both types and feel both are safe if given... READ MORE

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