Edina Plastic Surgeon
6525 France Ave. South, Suite 300
Edina, Minnesota 55435 US
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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

37 Years Old, Two Kids, One C-section an Appendectomy. Had a Tummy Tuck with Liposuction of the Flanks an Thighs - Edina, MN

I have had numerous consultations and felt comfortable with Dr. Philbin immediately. He listened to my concerns and set realistic expectations but so far (which is only day one!) has surpassed them. Looking forward to updating throughout this journey.

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

Highly recommend Dr. Philbin & Edina Plastic Surgery

Dr. Philbin is absolutely wonderful. He takes the time to discuss everything in detail, and will give you his honest opinion. He shows he cares every time he sees you. He is a fabulous doctor! I am only 11 days post op after having a tummy tuck, so far I am very satisfied! Dr. Philbin and all of the team at Edina Plastic surgery are very caring and inviting people, and will treat you with...

Mommy Makeover!!! - Edina, MN

10 more days until my tummy tuck and breast implants! Nervous and scared of the pain! But so excited to see my results in a few weeks. I am going with 650/675cc smooth round implants since I had a previous breast reduction and I have very wide breasts. That way they get filled back up after having 4 kids

32 Year Old Puerto Rican N Black Women W/5 Kids Edina, MN

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40 Years Old, 3 Kids, Deflated B/c Going with 600 Silicone Unders! Edina, MN

Dr Philbin was fantastic. Straight forward with expectations for results. Answered all my questions. Made me feel comfortable with my choice in size and procedure.

37, Mother of 4 and Ready to Get my Body Back - Edina, MN

I have a consult scheduled at Edina Plastic surgery center on Nov 17th for a mommy makeover. I'm really excited but scared as hell too! I'm 5'11 and weigh 226. My heaviest weight was 267 with my 3rd pregnancy. Since having my last baby in April, I've been trying to loose more weight and have been successful and have lost 16 pounds since September. I carry most all of my weight in my stomach...

4 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

47 Year Old Mother of 4, Breast Lift, Saline Implants and Mini Tummy Tuck - Minneapolis, MN

The Edina Plastic Surgery office is very nice! Everyone is very supportive and understanding. I felt a great deal of guilt and vanity while I struggled with the decision to do it or not. The Edina staff was very supportive and understanding. Dr. Philbin is excellent in what he does and explains things very well. I am only 10 days out of surgery, but I am very happy with the results.

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

33 Years Old 4 Kids Needs a Mommy Makeover - Edina, MN

I'm scheduled to have a mommy makeover in one week. I'm super excited but really scared of the recovery time and the time it's going to take to see the final results. Getting a breast lift and augmentation, tummy tuck and Lipo of the love handles. Any info would be appreciated! Need to know realistic expectations on recovery, results, things I need to buy for after the procedure. Etc......

I Couldn't Find Anyone Who's Before Pics Look Like Me! - Edina, MN

So I decided to add mine and write a review for other people. I find it hard to believe I am the only one with this scary skin! I lost 120 pounds 3 years ago, and although I wear a size 4 and am healthy this nasty flab and belly button rash are holding me back! Its hurts to run, looks like hell and my rash smells like an old man's dirty butthole at times. Lol. Long story short, I am getting an...

From NOT to HOT - Edina, MN

Hi tummy tuckers! About me: I'm 5'8 and between 140-143 lbs, size 2-4. I was overweight as a child, and morbidly obese during my teenaged years. As a junior in high school, I weighed 290 lbs. During my junior year, I decided to get skinny! (I really liked a guy at the time, so that helped my motivation ;) Unfortunately, being heavy my whole life I didn't understand diet/exercise in...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery


American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, 1985
    Medical: MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1989
  • Post-Medical School Training

    General Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Plastic Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, 1994

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One Breast Implant Taking Longer to Drop

It is natural to be worried.  Usually, though, implants take much longer to achieve their final results.  Be patient, continue massage, and... READ MORE

Tips for Aiding Tummy Tuck and Breast Reduction Recovery?

Along with the normal pre-op instructions, I think it is very important to go into surgery well hydrated. That may mean avoiding alcohol and caffeine... READ MORE

Are Butt Implants Safe After Having Brazilian Butt Lift?

I have recently placed butt implants in a woman who previously underwent a Brazilian But Lift. Implants were needed as she did not have enough fat to... READ MORE

MACS Facelift Scar Healing Time?

The problem may either be hairs growing back through the incision (which will help conceal the scar in the long run) or a reaction to dissoluble... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck Surgery Effect on Size and Shape of Breasts?

A tummy tuck by itself will have no effect on breast size. That being said I have had patients that some time after a tummy tuck and liposuction if... READ MORE

How Soon Can I Do a "Mommy Makeover" if I'm Overweight Now?

I thing it is best to get to a stable weight first.  What that will be depends on many factors.  It may not be your pre-pregnancy weight... READ MORE

Can Someone with Lupus Undergo Tummy Tuck?

I have performed tummy tucks on patients with lupus and have had no troubles.  You have to have clearance from your private MD first. READ MORE

Sunken Chest After Male Breast Reduction

I is a bit early to worry.  I would continue compression and massage the area.  If it does not improve then fat grafting may help. READ MORE

Five Days Smoke Free Before Body Lift?

I think you should postpone your surgery for at least 3 weeks from when you stopped smoking.  Even with that, depending on multiple factors, you... READ MORE

Insurance Coverage for Body Lifts for Non-cosmetic Purpose?

While insurance will often cover the removal of skin because of chronic yeast infections and skin breakdowns it typically won't a complete body... READ MORE

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