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11210 Old Georgetown Rd, 11210 Old Georgetown Road
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Don't Even Bother with Saline--silicone Implants Are Unbelievable--absolutely No Regrets.

First of all, let me clarify--the amount I spent ($10,000) was for TWO sets of implants and two surgeries. $5,000 each. The reason I put the $10,000 was to point out the problem with going with too small an implant the first time and also getting saline the first time. I had 280ccs saline over the muscle the first time--I was a saggy, deflated B before and ended up a full 36C/sometimes D....

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

1 Week Post Hi Volume Vaser - Extreme Pain/Swelling

Very nice and explained everything so that I had a realistic expectation after surgery. I plan on going back to have him due a breast reduction for me.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

20 Years Post Breast Augmentation

Dr. Friedman performed breast augmentation surgery on me 20 years ago. I have not had any complications or need for revision. Prior to surgery I did not have any breasts to speak of and after breast feeding 3 children, what little I did have was embarrassing. I was very self conscious and after surgery I had a much better self image and am very thankful for Dr. Friedman and his expertise,...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Beyond thrilled

I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Friedman and staff. His expertise, kindness , compassion and skill as a surgeon is unmatched. After a significant weight loss I decided on a tummy tuck to get rid of my excess skin despite all the exercise I did. The results are amazing I feel like a new person and have a much easier time exercising and reaching my fitness goals. Dr. Friedman...

Mommy Makeover Mini Tummy Tuck + 250 CC Implants 34 Year Old 5'0" 96 Pounds - Bethesda, MD

Procedures: 1. Hernia Repair (Repair of umbilical hernia) 2. Mini Abdominoplasty (Reduction and removal of excess skin and fat from lower ab) 3. Bilateral Silicone Subpectoral Augmentation (250 cc) with Sientra moderate profile I gained over 50 pounds during my pregnancy and had an emergency c-section in 9/2012. My pre-pregnancy weight was 102. I have lost all the weight and more by July...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Mommie of Twins Takes the Plunge Full TT - Bethesda, MD

Amazing bedside manner. I felt more comfortable with him from the moment I met him. Care and concern for my well being are his first priority.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Confident and Calming - Bethesda, MD

When I first met with Dr.Friedman I wasn't sure about wanting the procedure. However, he was so confident (without being cocky) and calm that he made me feel like it would be easy. He reminded me, without flat out saying it, that this is his job and he knows how to do it and do it well. I'm more than happy with the results. The recovery time was minimal and was only truly painful for a few...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Experience with Dr. Roger Friedman-Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington - jennmady@aol.com

Dr. Friedman was the last plastic surgeon I interviewed for a breast reduction and lift. When I walked into his office I immediately felt comfortable. His staff was friendly, courteous and helpful. Dr. Friedman sat with my husband and I and answered all of our questions. He was best at explaining the procedure and recovery time and I left feeling very comfortable and confident about the...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

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

Consultation Fee

Free. If you mention RealSelf.com there will be no charge for your consultation

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Friedman has hospital affiliations at Suburban Hospital, Sibley Hospital, Shady Grove Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate:
    Architecture, Washington University
    St. Louis, MO

    Medical School:
    MD, George Washington University, 1978
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    General Surgery, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI, 1978

    Fellowship:
    Breast and Eyelid surgery, Robert Flowers, MD
    Honolulu, HI

    Microvascular surgery, Harry Buncke, MD,
    San Francisco, CA

Treatments offered at Plastic Surgery Institute of Washington

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Cellfina VS Cellulaze - which one is better and why?

Cellfina addresses the cause of cellulite, the bands from the undersurface of the skin to the fascia overlying the muscle which creates the dimples we... READ MORE

Costochondritis and Breast Implants

These are two unrelated topics although on ocassion can be seen together. The real issue is for you to be able to differentiate the costochondritis... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Sign a Waiver Before Plastic Surgery?

This is not something that I have ever asked a patient to do. I spend a lot of time during my consultation and pre operative visit discussing the... READ MORE

Will Breasts Look Larger As Breast Implants Drop?

In the initial post-operative period, when implants are placed under the muscle the muscle still thinks it lives against the rib cage. Over the course... READ MORE

Did I wait to long to start massaging breasts after augmentation? (photos)

The issue at this time is whether your surgeon feels that you may have an early capsular contracture. If that is the case I would initiate aggressive... READ MORE

How long after a tummy tuck until you can stand straight and back pain subsides?

Typically one is able to stand up straight over a period of two weeks post surgery. This is something I would discuss with your surgeon. If given the... READ MORE

I Am 5 Ft. 90lb Dr. Recommend 225cc Mentor Silicone, Under. Is This a Good Size for Me? (photo)

There are many ways to be sized. In my practice, I put actual implants inside a bra with no padding such as a Warner 1003 which you can get at Macy's.... READ MORE

Breast Implants and Scoliosis? (photo)

Breast augmentation associated with scoliosis can be very challenging due to rib cage asymmetries. Your volume symmetry looks great. The problem is... READ MORE

I Would Like to Know if I Can Get Axillary Breast Tissue Removed? Does It Has Any Side Effects?

Axillary tissue is more common than you think and it can either be one sided or both. It may be composed of fatty tissue alone or more commonly fat... READ MORE

What Has Happened with my Implants to Result in Such a Difference?

The left implant is sitting too high and will not drop into an anatomic position without surgery.  This is probably attributable to a component... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 33 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

Free. If you mention RealSelf.com there will be no charge for your consultation

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Friedman has hospital affiliations at Suburban Hospital, Sibley Hospital, Shady Grove Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate:
    Architecture, Washington University
    St. Louis, MO

    Medical School:
    MD, George Washington University, 1978
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency:
    General Surgery, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI

    Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan
    Ann Arbor, MI, 1978

    Fellowship:
    Breast and Eyelid surgery, Robert Flowers, MD
    Honolulu, HI

    Microvascular surgery, Harry Buncke, MD,
    San Francisco, CA

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5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Don't Even Bother with Saline--silicone Implants Are Unbelievable--absolutely No Regrets.

First of all, let me clarify--the amount I spent ($10,000) was for TWO sets of implants and two surgeries. $5,000 each. The reason I put the $10,000 was to point out the problem with going with too small an implant the first time and also getting saline the first time. I had 280ccs saline over the muscle the first time--I was a saggy, deflated B before and ended up a full 36C/sometimes D....

5 out of 5 stars Vaser Liposuction

1 Week Post Hi Volume Vaser - Extreme Pain/Swelling

Very nice and explained everything so that I had a realistic expectation after surgery. I plan on going back to have him due a breast reduction for me.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

20 Years Post Breast Augmentation

Dr. Friedman performed breast augmentation surgery on me 20 years ago. I have not had any complications or need for revision. Prior to surgery I did not have any breasts to speak of and after breast feeding 3 children, what little I did have was embarrassing. I was very self conscious and after surgery I had a much better self image and am very thankful for Dr. Friedman and his expertise,...



Cellfina VS Cellulaze - which one is better and why?

Cellfina addresses the cause of cellulite, the bands from the undersurface of the skin to the fascia overlying the muscle which creates the dimples we... READ MORE

Costochondritis and Breast Implants

These are two unrelated topics although on ocassion can be seen together. The real issue is for you to be able to differentiate the costochondritis... READ MORE

Is It Normal to Sign a Waiver Before Plastic Surgery?

This is not something that I have ever asked a patient to do. I spend a lot of time during my consultation and pre operative visit discussing the... READ MORE

Will Breasts Look Larger As Breast Implants Drop?

In the initial post-operative period, when implants are placed under the muscle the muscle still thinks it lives against the rib cage. Over the course... READ MORE

Did I wait to long to start massaging breasts after augmentation? (photos)

The issue at this time is whether your surgeon feels that you may have an early capsular contracture. If that is the case I would initiate aggressive... READ MORE

How long after a tummy tuck until you can stand straight and back pain subsides?

Typically one is able to stand up straight over a period of two weeks post surgery. This is something I would discuss with your surgeon. If given the... READ MORE

I Am 5 Ft. 90lb Dr. Recommend 225cc Mentor Silicone, Under. Is This a Good Size for Me? (photo)

There are many ways to be sized. In my practice, I put actual implants inside a bra with no padding such as a Warner 1003 which you can get at Macy's.... READ MORE

Breast Implants and Scoliosis? (photo)

Breast augmentation associated with scoliosis can be very challenging due to rib cage asymmetries. Your volume symmetry looks great. The problem is... READ MORE

I Would Like to Know if I Can Get Axillary Breast Tissue Removed? Does It Has Any Side Effects?

Axillary tissue is more common than you think and it can either be one sided or both. It may be composed of fatty tissue alone or more commonly fat... READ MORE

What Has Happened with my Implants to Result in Such a Difference?

The left implant is sitting too high and will not drop into an anatomic position without surgery.  This is probably attributable to a component... READ MORE

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