Albany Plastic Surgeon
711 Troy Schenectady Road, Suite206
Latham, New York 12110 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Very Thorough, Great Bedside Manner, Excellent Results - Latham, NY

I was referred to Dr K by a friend who had a breast augmentation and raved about him. I too had a wonderful experience with him. He was very thorough and I felt like he spent a lot of time with me to make sure I got the result I wanted. I am very pleased with everything from the office staff, the wait times (barely any), his bedside manner, and of course with the results of the procedure itself. I would (and already have!) receommend him to anyone!

5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover

The Me I Always Wanted - Latham, NY

After years of hard work to loose weight, and 2 children, I began to think about the surgical improvements, I could make to enhance my look. After consulting with Dr K, I opted to have a breast lift, abdominoplasty, and theigh lift. I met with Dr K several times prior to making my decision, and realistic goals were discussed, along with my fears and expectations. Dr K is detail oriented without loosing his bedside manor. I felt like he always kept my feelings and goals forefront. Pain control during my recovery was never an issue. Appointments are made and kept with ease. His office waiting area feels like a spa, his staff are as professional, helful, friendly as he, and usual wait time for my appointments have been less than 5 minutes. I have recommended Dr K to family, friends, co-workers, and now RealSelf. This is The Me I always wanted!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implant Revision

I Cant Say Enough - Latham, NY

I am a 2X survivor of Breast Cancer. I have been through about 16 operations. I have been to several general surgerns and a couple plastic surgens. I was at the point of being refered to surgerns by friends and no one would touch me. I went on line and found K Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kayastha had his staff with him in pictures. I liked that. It was not all about him. I am a firm believer that you are only as good as your staff and let me tell you they are the best. The reason behind that is because Dr. Kayastha is the best. He tells the truth on what he can or can not do. He gets help if he needs it. He takes his time making decisions. Now he has put me back together and fixed the past mistakes of others. I can start feeling whole again. I am not a vain person but cancer takes alot from you. I did not want it to take my self confindance too. I am so greatful that I found K Plastic Surgery.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction

Very Pleased - Latham, NY

Dr.kay was recommended to me by a friend who also had a breast reduction. He was very detail oriented while going over risks and how surgery would be performed. He was very informative and his bedside manners were great as well. I will be glad to recommend him to others, and keep him in my future plans.

5 out of 5 stars Skin Tightening

Great Bedside Manner! - Latham, NY

Dr. Kayastha repaired a hernia and removed 8lbs of skin after I lost 230 lbs from the Gastric Bypass. He did an outstanding job! He has a very caring bedside manner. Of course with any surgery there is going to be pain. He was very diligent managing it and making sure I was comfortable. It took me about a week to get moving again. I had an allergic reaction to the internal stitches but again he was quick to diagnose and repair the problem. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Tram to Reconstruct Breast - Latham, NY

My experience with Dr. K and his staff have been wonderful to me.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Excellent Experience, Soooo Happy with my Results - Latham, NY

Dr. K is very thorough and takes alot of time to understand what your desired result is. He explains everything in detail and has excellent bedisde manner. His office staff is excellent as well.

5 out of 5 stars Juvederm

Doctor "Feel Good"

Dr. K, as I affectionately call him, is amazingly talented in addressing my complex facial needs. And I speak from experience having been treated by more than seven MDs in two states over the past nine years. I have been a patient of his since 2014, and I trust no other doctor to treat me. Dr. K is meticulous, honest, fair and compassionate; his skills are incomparable. When I leave his...

4 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

My first time experience very pleased

I am very pleased I chose dr k he was a wonderful dr I am very pleased my experience after care bedside manners was great the nurses were always nice and always at my side if I needed something they were very professional I am very pleased and dr k is one of the best any questions I had he always was there to answer them

5 out of 5 stars Liposculpture

incredible doctor

Dr. Kayastha was great. I got liposculpt done and he was nothing but professional, kind, efficient, and had a great aesthetic. He set realistic expectations and explained the procedure clearly early on in the consultation. Day of the procedure he made everything go painlessly and recovery time was fast. His staff also did a great job scheduling followup appointments. Overall such an amazing...

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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Complimentary if you mention RealSelf.com

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Kayastha has hospital affiliations at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady NY ; Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga NY; St. Peters Hospital, Albany, NY.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Cornell University
    Medical: MD, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General and Plastic Surgery, Michigan State - Grand Rapids MERC Surgery Residency Program
    Fellowship: Microsurgery, Buncke Clinic

Treatments offered at K Plastic Surgery, PLLC

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I'm debating on doing coolsculpting or Lipo. Which is best?

Thank you for your question. Neither one will help you lose 3o pounds. They are both intended to help reduce fat that is resistant to diet and... READ MORE

Doctor does not believe in massage after lipo. Should I listen to my doctor?

Yes, follow your doctor's advice. If you trusted them enough to do surgery you should trust their post op advice as well. In general these factors... READ MORE

This is an update to my previous post. Is my right breast a double bubble and will switching to smaller implants correct it?

From your previous photos it looks like you have a double bubble deformity. The crease may soften as you tissue stretches with time. It's best to wait... READ MORE

Should I be worried about asymmetry in the liposuction entry points and results? What can be done? (Photos)

It's too early to judge your results. Some of the asymmetries you see may resolve with time. There is  swelling that needs to go down and further ... READ MORE

Anything I can do to make my left breast look smaller and rounder like the right? Why is it like that, is it my anatomy? (photo)

It would be helpful if you have a preoperative photo to post. I think what you are seeing is the fact that your left breast was larger to start with.... READ MORE

Wanting Breast implants. What can I do?

Thank you for your question. There are different financing companies that deal with cosmetic surgery patients regularly. It sounds like you may have... READ MORE

Is this fat or skin? (photos)

From what I can see in your pictures it appears that you have more of an excess of skin than fat. It does not look like you have a severe excess of... READ MORE

Breast band 4-6 weeks post op?

As you can see opinions with regards to using a breast band will vary greatly. I do not automatically have my patients use one. I reserve the use of a... READ MORE

Should I Get a Breast Lift if I Plan on Having More Children?

There are a few points you need to consider if you are having a breast lift before you are done having children.  The first is that with some... READ MORE

1 week post op. Will my double bubble resolve itself? (Photos)

It might resolve as your implants drop and your tissues accommodate and stretch. If it is still present in 6 months it is unlikely that it will change... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Kayastha

Sanjiv Kayastha, MD has shared 48 before and after pictures with 117 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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