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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

I trust Dr. Halvorson completely

Dr. Halvorson is an exemplary plastic surgeon. Not only is his work meticulous, but he is a kind and caring individual, with strong ethics. I highly recommend his work, his manner and his character. I truly appreciate him.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Excellent Outcomes

Excellent patient care and outcomes! I had breast cancer and Dr. Havorson did my reconstruction. He was wonderful at laying out all of the possible options and helping guide my decision on what was best for me as an individual. Unlike other surgeons I saw, he didn't have a one sulution for all patients mentality. He is a genius and adept at coming up with creative solutions for the best...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Very Happy !

I first met Dr. Halvorson when he operated on me in 2014 to remove a reoccurrence cancerous tumor on my trans-flap breast. Then again in Jan. 2016, when he did the mastectomy and silicone implant on my other breast. I was very pleased with the outcome of all my surgeries. He was very quick to answer and explain any concerns. I am very grateful to Dr. Halvorson and his staff for all their...

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Personal Statement

Although I am proud of my training and professional accomplishments, the important thing that you will get from me as a patient is honesty and an evidence-based approach to patient care. I am a people person, not a salesman. I want you to feel like you are you, not like you’ve had plastic surgery.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Consultation Fee

$75. The consultation fee is applied to the surgery fee if booked within 3 months.

Awards & Recognition

Harvard Plastic Surgery Teaching Award, 2015
3 Partners in Excellence Awards for Sustainability and Teamwork, Brigham & Women's Hosp (2014, 2016)
Best "Ideas & Innovations" Paper, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal, 2014
Outstanding Teacher Award, UNC Plastic Surgery, 2008 and 2012
Top Paper Presentation, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2010
Outstanding Chief Resident Award, Brown University Department of Surgery, 2003

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Halvorson has hospital affiliations at Mission Hospital, Park Ridge Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Religion, Bates College, 1992
    Medical: Duke University School of Medicine, 1998
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital, 2003
    Plastic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 2005
    Fellowship: Microsurgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2006

Treatments offered at Halvorson Plastic Surgery

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Tummy Tuck 360 with fleur-de-Liz and breast lift with silicone implants, can it be done at the same time ?(photos)

Hello - CONGRATULATIONS on your weight loss! I concur with most of the other surgeons who have answered - it is probably safer to do this in stages.... READ MORE

So why isn't this healing? 3 months post-op TT, breast lift with implants. (Photos)

Hello - it is really hard to say what happened to you to cause this. Could it be a stretch mark in that area? Something that happened during or after... READ MORE

Nipple piercings during BA?

As you can see, there are surgeons with different opinions on this matter. The truth is that there is no definitive study or evidence to answer this... READ MORE

PAIN 4 years post breast augmentation, started taking the pill for 1st time in life. Is it the pill's fault?

Hello. Certain contraceptives cause hormonal changes that affect your breast tissue. This could cause symptoms independent of the breast implants. It... READ MORE

Do I need both a lift and augmentation? Hoping I can get away with just an augmentation. (photos)

Hello - I think the answer to your question depends on how you feel about your current breasts, specifically the position of your nipples. If you... READ MORE

When I lie on my right side I feel the left implant move and it hurts me, is this normal and will it stop?

Hello - it is not at all uncommon to have such symptoms after BBA, and even if the exact same procedure was performed on each side, it is not uncommon... READ MORE

My implants are 2 different sizes, I can see the difference will this even out?

Hello - if you had purely a size discrepancy of roughly 25cc, then using different size implants should make things more symmetric. Hopefully you... READ MORE

It's been a year since my mommy makeover and I now have been told I have a high DDimer. Can it be because of the surgery?

Hello - your symptoms sound very troubling, but I don't think they could be caused by having a mommy makeover a year ago. It is also unlikely that an... READ MORE

Mommy Makeover with Colitis-Blood thinner concern, will Lovenox cause excessive bleeding?

If you are in remission, then using Lovenox to prevent blood clots after surgery should be safe. It shouldn't cause a flare of your Crohn's colitis.... READ MORE

Would lipo to abdomen & thighs and implants give me good results? Or would you recommend a tummy tuck and breast lift? (photo)

Hello - it is impossible to say what is best for you without having an in-depth discussion regarding your goals, taking into consideration your risk... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 11 year.
Personal Statement

Although I am proud of my training and professional accomplishments, the important thing that you will get from me as a patient is honesty and an evidence-based approach to patient care. I am a people person, not a salesman. I want you to feel like you are you, not like you’ve had plastic surgery.

Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General and American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Consultation Fee

$75. The consultation fee is applied to the surgery fee if booked within 3 months.

Awards & Recognition
Harvard Plastic Surgery Teaching Award, 2015
3 Partners in Excellence Awards for Sustainability and Teamwork, Brigham & Women's Hosp (2014, 2016)
Best "Ideas & Innovations" Paper, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Journal, 2014
Outstanding Teacher Award, UNC Plastic Surgery, 2008 and 2012
Top Paper Presentation, American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting, 2010
Outstanding Chief Resident Award, Brown University Department of Surgery, 2003
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Halvorson has hospital affiliations at Mission Hospital, Park Ridge Hospital.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Religion, Bates College, 1992
    Medical: Duke University School of Medicine, 1998
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery, Brown University / Rhode Island Hospital, 2003
    Plastic Surgery, Lahey Clinic, 2005
    Fellowship: Microsurgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 2006

Treatments offered at Halvorson Plastic Surgery


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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

I trust Dr. Halvorson completely

Dr. Halvorson is an exemplary plastic surgeon. Not only is his work meticulous, but he is a kind and caring individual, with strong ethics. I highly recommend his work, his manner and his character. I truly appreciate him.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Breast Cancer Reconstruction: Excellent Outcomes

Excellent patient care and outcomes! I had breast cancer and Dr. Havorson did my reconstruction. He was wonderful at laying out all of the possible options and helping guide my decision on what was best for me as an individual. Unlike other surgeons I saw, he didn't have a one sulution for all patients mentality. He is a genius and adept at coming up with creative solutions for the best...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Very Happy !

I first met Dr. Halvorson when he operated on me in 2014 to remove a reoccurrence cancerous tumor on my trans-flap breast. Then again in Jan. 2016, when he did the mastectomy and silicone implant on my other breast. I was very pleased with the outcome of all my surgeries. He was very quick to answer and explain any concerns. I am very grateful to Dr. Halvorson and his staff for all their...



Tummy Tuck 360 with fleur-de-Liz and breast lift with silicone implants, can it be done at the same time ?(photos)

Hello - CONGRATULATIONS on your weight loss! I concur with most of the other surgeons who have answered - it is probably safer to do this in stages.... READ MORE

So why isn't this healing? 3 months post-op TT, breast lift with implants. (Photos)

Hello - it is really hard to say what happened to you to cause this. Could it be a stretch mark in that area? Something that happened during or after... READ MORE

Nipple piercings during BA?

As you can see, there are surgeons with different opinions on this matter. The truth is that there is no definitive study or evidence to answer this... READ MORE

PAIN 4 years post breast augmentation, started taking the pill for 1st time in life. Is it the pill's fault?

Hello. Certain contraceptives cause hormonal changes that affect your breast tissue. This could cause symptoms independent of the breast implants. It... READ MORE

Do I need both a lift and augmentation? Hoping I can get away with just an augmentation. (photos)

Hello - I think the answer to your question depends on how you feel about your current breasts, specifically the position of your nipples. If you... READ MORE

When I lie on my right side I feel the left implant move and it hurts me, is this normal and will it stop?

Hello - it is not at all uncommon to have such symptoms after BBA, and even if the exact same procedure was performed on each side, it is not uncommon... READ MORE

My implants are 2 different sizes, I can see the difference will this even out?

Hello - if you had purely a size discrepancy of roughly 25cc, then using different size implants should make things more symmetric. Hopefully you... READ MORE

It's been a year since my mommy makeover and I now have been told I have a high DDimer. Can it be because of the surgery?

Hello - your symptoms sound very troubling, but I don't think they could be caused by having a mommy makeover a year ago. It is also unlikely that an... READ MORE

Mommy Makeover with Colitis-Blood thinner concern, will Lovenox cause excessive bleeding?

If you are in remission, then using Lovenox to prevent blood clots after surgery should be safe. It shouldn't cause a flare of your Crohn's colitis.... READ MORE

Would lipo to abdomen & thighs and implants give me good results? Or would you recommend a tummy tuck and breast lift? (photo)

Hello - it is impossible to say what is best for you without having an in-depth discussion regarding your goals, taking into consideration your risk... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Halvorson Plastic Surgery

Treatments offered at Halvorson Plastic Surgery

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