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5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Good-Bye Saddle Bags - Ponchatoula, LA

Excellent pre-op care and post-op follow up. Dr. Benson and his staff are like family. It seemed that my results mattered as much to them as they did to me!!

5 out of 5 stars Laser Liposuction

Excellent Care and Fantastic Results! -Hammond, LA

A friend from High School that had procedures done by Dr, Benson and looked great!

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A friend from High School that had procedures done by Dr, Benson and looked great!

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

LOVE my Smartlipo Results!!!!! - Ponchatoula, LA

I've had several different procedures at QnA Cosmetic Surgery and I've always been more than pleased with my results. I value Dr. Benson’s honesty and the fact that he is able to achieve a more natural result. I had Smartlipo to my abdomen and love handles 3 years ago and I couldn't be happier with the outcome.? Before my Smartlipo I had the typical post baby bulge to my abdomen and didn't...

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Love my Smart Lipo Results - Ponchatoula, LA

I saw Dr. Benson for smart lipo on my hips. I have an hourglass/curvy figure which is fine but I have always had odd fat pockets on my hips. They got considerably worst after I had a baby. I even found myself feeling uncomfortable in clothes because it was noticeable. My experience with Dr. Benson and his staff was wonderful and pleasant. He and his nurses took great care of me and we even had...

5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

SmartLipo on Inner Thighs, Outer Thighs, and Banana Fold - Ponchatoula, LA

He is really down to earth and wants to meet you as a person, not jus as a patient. He really took the time to listen to my concerns and answer my questions. He was also very willing to work around my busy schedule!!

5 out of 5 stars CO2 Laser

Wrinkle Free!!! Love my CO2 Laser Results -Hammond, LA

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5 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Good So Far After Losing 30 Pounds - Ponchatoula, LA

Internet research. I had a discussion with a good neuro-surgeon friend regarding the type of procedure and what kind of doctor to look for.

4 out of 5 stars Smart Lipo

Glad I Went Through with Smart Lipo - Ponchatoula, LA

Dr. Benson and his staff are very down-to-earth, yet professional. I was at ease through the entire procedure.

27 Years Old, 3 Kids Want my Tight Body Back - Ponchatoula, LA

I have been researching smart lipo, liposuction and any other procedure that gives you a boost off to a new start. I read a lot of reviews from people and it makes me feel a little better about scheduling my consultation. So I have made the first step, I scheduled my consultation with Dr. Benson in Ponchatoula for smart lipo on December 17, 2015. I am excited and nervous These pictures were...

5 out of 5 stars NeoGraft

Tired of Being Too Thin - Ponchatoula, LA

Dr. Benson and his staff were informative, caring and experienced. I cannot imagine trusting anyone else to do this procedure.

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Personal Statement

Dr. Robert Benson's experience in cosmetic surgery spans three decades and two hemispheres. He was among the first physicians to perform liposuction and fat transfer procedures in the US. His surgery center is one of only four "Centers of Excellence" facilities chosen by the maker of Smartlipo.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology and American Board of Internal Medicine


American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)
Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

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Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of New Orleans
    Medical: MD, LSU School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA
    Residency: Dermatology, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA

Treatments offered at QnA Cosmetic Surgery

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What would be recommended for my body? I have a line dividing my butt. It's fat. What could fix this? (Photo)

From the photo it seems that your interest in SmartLipo is justified. Through tiny incisions the areas where excess fat resides can be transformed... READ MORE

Is Smart Lipo possible for me? 5'5, 173lbs. Lower belly was always there even before pregnancy, even when I was 130lbs. (photo)

The photos indicate that you do have accessible fat especially in the lower abdomen that can be removed. Additionally your skin looks to be of the... READ MORE

Would I be a good candidate for Smart Lipo? (Photos)

You're correct! The pictures don't reflect your weight in general. What they do show is very minimal subcutaneous fat, so little that your results... READ MORE

How long to see results of smart lipo? Should I get a second procedure? (Photos)

From the photos it's apparent that you have lost some fat volume thus far. and you can be certain that more tightening is likely to occur. The... READ MORE

Smart Lipo to outer thighs; day 4: sudden constant pain (for 10 hours now) double the swelling, is this cellulitis? (photos)

Even if your pictures were of good quality it's virtually impossible to diagnose cellulitis by photos 4 days post op. I would trust the surgeon... READ MORE

Would you recommend Smart Lipo or Liposuction?

Having performed standard lipo for twenty years and then Smartlipo for eight years, and having done literally thousands of each, I feel that Smartlipo... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for Kybella? I cannot tell if I have enough fat or if it's just skin. (Photos)

Since you have a small amount of fat and little or no skin laxity Kybella is ideal for you. Just factor in swelling for a few days post-procedure and... READ MORE

Does Kybella really help with a double chin?

The short answer is "yes" if two factors are considered. The first is that you have to be the appropriate candidate, meaning there is extra fat in... READ MORE

65 year-old woman interested in SculptSure: concerned about the laser picking up on metal in the body.

The Sculpsure energy does not penetrate deeply enough to reach the areas you mention, so have no fear that the clips or staples will interfere with... READ MORE

After Kybella, when can I begin taking my anti inflammatory medicine for me knee? Will help reduce the Kybella swelling?

We routinely advise our Kybella patients to take anti-inflammatories starting one day after their procedure. It should help your chin and your knees! READ MORE

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Robert W. Benson, MD has shared 19 before and after pictures with 4 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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