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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck
Upon meeting Dr. Chitte, I knew that he was the doctor I wanted to perform my surgery. I had been waiting for 4 years to do this and I am now 3 weeks post op from having a diastasis recti & an abdominoplasty. Dr. Chitte and his staff, particularly Melinda, were warm, comforting , honest and supportive. I had about a billion questions and I never felt rushed. Dr. C and Melinda, took their...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Reduction
I was always the girl with the Big Boobs. Developed super early and my chest was the centre of attention through adolescence and years of competitive sports. The unwanted attention was one thing - the constant back/ shoulder pain just added to the misery. I explored BR when I was 21, when my former doctor scared me to death focusing on horror stories of brutal scars (anchor procedure was only...
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolUndergraduate: BSc, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, 1998
Medical: MD, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, 2002
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 2008
Fellowship: Paediatric Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 2009
Treatments offered at The Ottawa Clinic
- Acne Scars Treatment
- Age Spots Treatment
- Arm Lift
- Belly Button Surgery
- Birthmark Removal
- Body Lift
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Fat Transfer
- Breast Implant Removal
- Breast Implant Revision
- Breast Implants
- Breast Lift
- Breast Lift with Implants
- Breast Reconstruction
- Breast Reconstruction Revision
Most popular answers from Sachin Chitte, MD, FRCSC
Thanks for your question.Blepharoplasty is an excellent procedure for decreasing the amount of excess skin and and puffiness in the upper lid. The... READ MORE
Tiny hole that was creates from my drain tube is visible. Should it have closed up? 12 days post-op. (photos)
Thanks for your question and photographs.It's not unusual to have a small opening after drains are removed, especially for a few days afterward.You do... READ MORE
Thank you for your question.You appear to have a small split in your incision on the R thigh. There also appears to be a slightly increased amount of... READ MORE
Is there anything that can help get rid of my under eye fine lines? Any creams or serums? There kinda deep
Thanks for your question.There are a few options to help with under eye lines. It's difficult to comment specifically without pictures, but in... READ MORE
Thank you for your question.The answer to you question is tricky. There are a lot of factors which are at play.If the revision is small, it might not... READ MORE
Thanks for your question.It is definitely not recommended to fly so soon after major surgery. This combination of procedures requires a lot of... READ MORE
Does the material used to tighten the muscles in the stomach during a tummy tuck eventually come loose and they even break?
Thanks for your question. The general answer is that these sutures generally do not come loose or break. Whether very slowly absorbable sutures are... READ MORE
Thank you for your question.Liposuction for the upper arms can be very successful in the right cases. Without pictures, it is difficult to comment,... READ MORE
Slight bleeding on right underarm suture, and tenderness on directly below it. Should I be worried? (Photo)
A small amount of blood around the incision happens frequently. Without seeing the rest of the breast, it is difficult to comment specifically, but if... READ MORE
In the first few days after surgery, antibiotic ointments can be helpful, but generally, after sutures are removed and the wound is closed, scar... READ MORE
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