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5 out of 5 stars Botox
"If you want THE BEST surgeon for your plastic or reconstructive surgery, you should choose maria LoTempio. When searching for the right surgeon for my aesthetic care, nothing was compromised. I took the time and did the research needed to find the very best. I couldn’t be happier with my decision. I chose Dr. LoTempio because even with all my research, she gave great advice and answered a...
5 out of 5 stars Mole Removal
Dr. LoTempio was extremely professional and provided detailed information about my lesion and next steps for removal, care and next steps with her and my dermatologist. Very detailed oriented about my next steps and was a pleasure working with her and her staff. Hands on doctor - she called the night of my procedure and has been easily accessible with any follow up questions. Highly...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction
Very friendly and professional doctor, making the experience of surgery easier for the patient, always in touch to follow patient closely. Fully explain surgery, possible complicaciones and approaches.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction
Consultation review: The doctor was absolutely competent, and also kind and caring to my emotional situation
It was a phone consultation done from abroad. The doctor was extremely kind to schedule the consultation almost immediately in light of my needs, and also very professional in explaining surgery options.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction
I have NEVER had or worked with (in health care myself) a doctor that is more real, heart committed, kind, and willing to go above and beyond in her communication and appreciation of where the patient is coming from both medically and emotionally.
5 out of 5 stars Perlane
Dr Lo Tempio is a master of “just enough.” She excels at making you look like a well-rested, healthy, “you.” She is skillful and quick, yet takes the time to understand what her patients are trying to accomplish. While she can create dramatic results, she would never steer a client to a radical transformation. Instead, she highlights one’s best features and helps roll back time. I highly re...
5 out of 5 stars Rhinoplasty
I visited Dr LoTempio for a rhinoplasty procedure consultation and she went above and beyond to answer all of my questions with attentive details. She didn't rush through our session like a lot of other PSs I spoke with, and made me feel at ease about proceeding with her once timing aligns for me to get the surgery done.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction
I .YB. Since my adolescence I noticed an unevenness in my breasts. My dream was to one day have them normalized when I arrived in the USA. My first consultation was with Dr. Molly Collins at the Union Health Center. I explained my condition and she noticed the difference in my breasts. Dr. Collins referred me to a colleague in the clinic, surgeon Dr. Castellano. His secretary referred me to...
5 out of 5 stars Dysport
All procedures I've had done by Dr. LoTempio -dysport, restylane, and perlane, have been outstanding. Never overdone and ALWAYS looks natural. It's all about aging gracefully, and in the application which she excels in. I can always trust her honesty in what needs or does not need to be done to look my best.
5 out of 5 stars Facial Reconstructive Surgery
I came to Lennox Hill emergency with a terrible wound on my forehead that would have left an obvious scar and Dr. Lotempio appeared at my bedside and made it all disappear. Her care and concern were reassuring and I knew I had nothing to worry about. She quickly sized up my financial status and made sure the procedure was within my means, just like a great surgeon I had in 1970 for a hernia...
Performs a full range of aesthetics procedures for the body and face in addition to her specialization in microsurgical breast reconstruction. Her practice reflects her long-standing commitment to helping improve the physical appearance of various parts of women’s bodies.
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Awards & Recognition
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: Georgetown University
Medical: MD, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Post-Medical School TrainingResidencies:
Head and Neck Surgery, UCLA
Plastic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina
Treatments offered at LoTempio Plastic Surgery for Women
- African American Rhinoplasty
- Arm Lift
- Asian Eyelid Surgery
- Asian Rhinoplasty
- Belly Button Surgery
- Body Lift
- Brazilian Butt Lift
- Brazilian Butt Lift Revision
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Fat Transfer
- Breast Implant Removal
- Breast Implant Revision
- Breast Implants
- Breast Lift
- Breast Lift with Implants
- Breast Reconstruction
- Breast Reconstruction Revision
- Breast Reduction
- Brow Lift
- Butt Augmentation
- Butt Implants
- Butt Lift
- Cheek Augmentation
- Cheek Lift
- Chin Implant
- Chin Liposuction
- Chin Surgery
- Ear Lobe Surgery
- Ear Surgery
- Eye Bags Treatment
- Eyebrow Transplant
- Eyelid Surgery
- Facelift Revision
- Facial Feminization Surgery
- Facial Reconstructive Surgery
- Fat Transfer
- Forehead Lift
- Fraxel Repair
- Injectable Fillers
- Lip Augmentation
- Liquid Facelift
- MACS Facelift
- Male Breast Reduction
- Male Tummy Tuck
- Meaningful Beauty
- Mentor Breast Implants
- Mini Lift
- Mini Tummy Tuck
- Mohs Surgery
- Mole Removal
- Mommy Makeover
- MTF Breast Augmentation
- MTF Facial Feminization Surgery
- Neck Lift
Most popular answers from Maria M. LoTempio, MD, FACS
Thank you for your inquiry. Since you are required to do a lot of physical movement, it is best to wait as long as possible after a breast... READ MORE
Thank you for your inquiry. Thigh liposuction has a relatively quick recovery period. Usually the discomfort, more than pain, is obvious during the... READ MORE
My nose is absolutely awful! What procedure I'd need to get done and how intensive it might be. (photos)
Thank you for your inquiry! The procedure you need is called a rhinoplasty. This will remove the hump, straighten out the curve and provide an slight... READ MORE
Thank you for your inquiry! Breast reduction can often be covered by insurance. There needs to be clear documentation regarding neck and back pain,... READ MORE
Thank you for your inquiry, It sounds as though your surgeon wants you to have the best results possible. The foam compresses the area and allows for... READ MORE
Thank you for your inquiry. The look you desire fits very well with your body shape. The problem is the amount of fat which needs to be placed may not... READ MORE
Toronto Ontario doctors: in search of a Tor/Ont or nearby doctor to help me find a solution without using implants. (Photo)
Thank you for your inquiry. Your breast are uneven, so just putting in an implant or fat grafting will not correct the asymmetry. If you have enough... READ MORE
Thank you for your inquiry. Fillers are hyaluronic acid and they do the same job. Some people prefer one product over the other like one surgeon... READ MORE
After you fully heal from your breast augmentation, do you have to wear a bra all the time or at all?
Thank you for your inquiry. The bra is completely up to you!!! After surgery I recommend my patients wear the surgical bra for four weeks 24hours a... READ MORE
When do you need an anchor lift vs. a lollipop lift? What causes the areola to discolor/lighten during a breast lift? (Photo)
Thank you for your inquiry. If the distance from the the middle of your chest (sternal notch) to your nipple is less than 30, generally a lollipop... READ MORE
Before and After Photos by Dr. LoTempio
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