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5 out of 5 stars Wrinkle Treatment
Jill is awesome and knows exactly what I needed. As I've aged, my features are not as symmetrical as they once were and Jill has done a perfect job correcting that and making me feel confident again! Professional, down to earth and friendly...I'm so glad I went.
5 out of 5 stars Injectable Fillers
I seen Jill at the office and im never let down with her.She knows exactly what she is doing and is always very friendly along with the rest of the staff.I have tons of compliments and always telling everyone how awesome this office is.You wont be let down.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation
I'm a 24 yo F that has always had small breasts. I was a 34 A (probably could have still been wearing training bras) and I had 365cc silicone implants placed. I'm now in a C cup and I could not be more pleased with the results! They are seriously perfect. Dr. Reath is amazing and is office/staff are wonderful. I wish I would have done this years ago. I would recommend him to anyone and...
5 out of 5 stars Thigh Lift
Since childhood I have struggled with my weight. At 15 years old, my love for food had me looking down at a scale of 220lbs. That was my wakeup call. In 6 months I lost 70lbs. Sadly I was still very unhappy with my body. The image I had in my head that pushed me to change my lifestyle, eat better, and workout was not the image staring back at me in the mirror. At 19 I had my son. With...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants
Dr Reath and his staff are wonderful! I had visited a couple of doctors before going to his office. Soon as I met him I knew he was my pick. He's professional and efficient. I highly recommend him and his staff!
5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck
For the 1st time in 7 years after having 3 children, I actually enjoy shopping for new cloths. I want to thank Dr. Reath of Knoxville, TN and his amazing team for helping give me my confidence back. As a surgical nurse I had extremely high expectations going in to this and I'm happy to report that my expectations were exceeded. I'm super excited about my result and most grateful to Dr. Reath...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift with Implants
I'm a 41 year old woman who has always been unhappy with my breast and found myself hiding them from my husband of 20 years! I was/am not ready for saggy wrinkled breast! After many hours of research and reading reviews I am happy that I picked Dr.Reath. He is very professional and down to earth. Also, most importantly, he is very talented in his work. Furthermore, I suffer from PCOS so I...
5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation
I have never been happy with the size of my breasts. So in discussing it over with my husband he said if that's what you want to do then research it and do it. So that's just what I did. I read many reviews and found that I wanted to meet with Dr. Reath. After doing so I felt it was the right decision. His staff, especially Mandi is very kind and helpful. I had my surgery a month ago now...
5 out of 5 stars Mommy Makeover
Best decision I could have made. Excellent in every way. Read above review for details.
5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants
Dr.Reath was absolutely amazing the entire time! He is very good about taking time with his patients and answering every question you might have. I was very nervous about having the surgery and after i explained all my concerns and questions to him and his staff, they did an amazing job at easing my mind as well as my families mind. I had very little bruising week 1 post op and now im into about the 6th week post op and i have no bruising at all and you cant even tell i have scars unless you look really hard. Dr. Reath even called me himself the first two days after my surgery to make sure i was doing good and keeping up with my medicine. I'm beyond thrilled with my results and i couldn't have asked for a better surgeon!
I am blessed to be working in a wonderful field with a tremendous office staff and great patients, and I don't take this for granted. My practice philosophy is to take care of patients the way I would want to be taken care of and to have staff who feel the same way.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
$100. Applied to the cost of your surgery, should you choose to schedule.
Awards & Recognition
The Patient’s Choice 5 Year Anniversary Award
Compassionate Doctor Award 5 Year Honoree
Top Ten Doctor Award, plastic surgeons in Tennessee
On - time Doctor Award
Reader’s Choice Favorite Plastic Surgeon, Knoxville New Sentinel
Best Cosmetic Surgeon, Metropulse Best of Knoxville
TOP DOC in plastic surgery, Cityview Magazine
Black Diamond, Allergan
Past Chairman, Public Education Committee of the American Society for Plastic Surgeons
Undergraduate & Medical SchoolMedical: MD, Medical College of Virginia , Richmond, TN
Post-Medical School TrainingResidency: Plastic Surgery Training, University of Pennsylvania , Pennsylvania, PA
Fellowship: American College of Surgeons
Treatments offered at David B. Reath, MD
Blog Posts and Articles
Recently, one of the hottest topics in both the worlds of aesthetic medicine and big business has been the attempts by the pharmaceutical company Valeant at a hostile takeover of Allergan. To date this has not been successful, but this fight is my no means over. And, it could have a major negative affect on you and me if this succeeds.Now, let me start by professing my juvenile understanding of the world of big business and major investing. So, I will not discuss the major financial...
A recent phenomenon that I have noticed is that women are choosing larger and larger breast implants when having breast augmentation. This is something that has gradually increased over the years that I have been doing breast surgery. And I am left with two questions: is there an upper limit in sight? And, how big is too big? About twenty years ago, the volume of implants that were usually chosen was less than 300 cc. And it was quite rare to go much above that or even into...
My office has had a lot of fun embracing social media. And, it has been educational, informative and fun for our patients as well. I say this because I am about to suggest a limit on social media as it applies to plastic surgery. Put simply: social media should stay out of the operating room. Recently I read a story about a plastic surgeon who, with the permission of the patient, was using Facebook, Twitter Instagram and Vine to essentially live-broadcast an operation. The...
What do I need to do to take care of my breast implants? This is a question that many breast augmentation patients ask. It is not a trivial issue and it’s not like they come with a use and care manual. So here are three recommendations about how to care for your breasts/breast implants that you may not know. In my experience, following these simple suggestions can go a long way in helping you to maintain the health and longevity of your breast implants. Support Your...
Let's play a little game. What do Guam, Memphis, Africa, Nashville, Chicago, Atlanta, South Carolina, You're probably wondering why someone would travel so far to have plastic surgery. You're also probably wondering if it's even a good thing.Washington D.C., New York, Canada, Massachusetts, Florida and Dubai all have in common? Believe it or not, patients have come to Knoxville from all of these places to have surgery with me. You might think that I was advertising in Air...
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One of the most uncertain things for women undergoing brest augmentation is to know what they will look like with a certain volume implants. And, as a... READ MORE
While it would be difficult for someone to tell you whether you would be best suited to have implants placed over or under the muscle without seeing... READ MORE
Anyone who reads a magazine, listens to the radio, and watches TV is being inundated with information about the latest and greatest technique of... READ MORE
One of the major side affects of the tummy tuck is swelling. I tell my patients to expect this. It's a nuisance, but it's predictable and... READ MORE
You have correctly diagnosed your problem which is to say that your breast implants have not settled. And, this can happen especially with saline... READ MORE
Contouring the abdomen of women who have had children has always been a favorite operation of mine. While I have always been pleased with the results... READ MORE
More people take some sort of multi-vitamin or herbal supplement but very few think to disclose their vitamins to their doctor and anesthesiologist... READ MORE
One of the questions I get asked a lot about breast augmentation is whether or not to have it before having children. This is a bit of a difficult... READ MORE
It’s a big decision to have plastic surgery. If you are like most people, you have been thinking about this for quite some time. Maybe... READ MORE
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Videos by David B. Reath, MD
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Dr. David Reath explains why he uses the Keller funnel on patients who desire silicone breast implants. WATCH VIDEO
From CoolSculpting to laser hair removal to skin care treatments, Dr. David B. Reath presents a checklist to help you prepare and build confidence for your next event no matter how much time you have. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. David B. Reath offers this advice when considering current trends in plastic surgery like the Brazilian butt lift. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. Reath and Natasha explain their experience using the CoolMini by CoolSculpting to non-surgically reduce fat on small areas such as the chin and and around the armpits and knees. WATCH VIDEO
Dr. David B. Reath shares an easy to follow plan for applying your skin care products every morning in the order to achieve the best results. If in doubt, always think thinnest to thickest so your skin has the chance to absorb precious serums first. WATCH VIDEO
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