Nashville Plastic Surgeon
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129 US
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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

33 Years Old and 3 Kids Later my Stomach and Chest Needs a Refresh Button - Murfreesboro, TN

I started looking into this 2 years ago but this past summer I really was wanting to do this. So I set out and did my research after consulting with 5 different dr's from in town and up in Nashville I really wanted Dr. Tarola to be my Doctor! I have had 3 kids all by c section so no matter what I do my stomach or I should say the kangaroo pouch was never going to go away! After Breastfeeding...

5 out of 5 stars CO2 Laser

Great Results! Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Tarola was professional, informative and gentle. His staff went above and beyond to ensure my comfort before, during and after the procedure.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Very Satisfied Patient - Murfreesboro, TN

Dr Tarola has a great bed side manner and is very professional and an amazing surgeon. He is very detailed and meticulous with his work resulting in fabulous results. I am very satisfied with his services.

My Surgical Experience - Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Tarola and his staff immediately made me feel comfortable and safe. The facilities are very nice and clean, and the staff is professional. From the very first appointment pre operatively to the many follow up appointments, Dr. Tarola went above and beyond and made sure all of my needs were met. I am very satisfied with my results . I have and will reccommend Dr. Tarola to my friends and...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

Always Dreamed of Bigger - Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Tarola and his staff advised and helped me choose the right implant options and size for my body. Dr. Tarola is very knowledgeable and professional in his line of work. I have no complaints with my implants or my experience! The office staff are accommodating, helpful, and quick to answer any questions and concerns that I've had before and after surgery. I am extremely happy with my implants and equally satisfied with the work that Dr. Tarola has done!

5 out of 5 stars Eye Bags Treatment

Eye Surgery Success for 52 Year Old Mom - Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Tarola is a young surgeon and I believe he is very informed on best practices and ways to achieve desired outcomes. He is rather quiet, and has a very professional bedside manner. I have complete confidence in him and will seek him out if I ever decide to have any other type of cosmetic surgery. Excellent surgeon!

Breast Reconstruction - Murfreesboro, TN

I was devastated when I got my diagnoses of Breast Cancer. I was going to have a double mastectomy and would need reconstruction surgery. I met with Dr. Tarola for a consultation, and I felt very comfortable with him, as he explained the reality of breast reconstruction. I was very happy with the knowledge that he would be doing my reconstruction. The staff at Tarola Plastic Surgery is...

5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

After 3 kids my body is shot! - 3 weeks PO - Murfreesboro, TN

After 3 kids my body is shot! No matter how much I exercise or change my diet certain areas of my body (legs and stomach) will not budge. I am turning 30 this year and decided my gift to myself would be my old body back!! My first consultation was July 2012. I met with a doctor in AL (I live in TN, but had heard good things). The consultation was VERY quick and not thorough, and the...

25 Years Old, Wanting to Go from a 40ddd to a B or C Up

I have been wanting to have a breast reduction for sooooo long after dealing with having a large chest since middle school. Cheering and running track took a toll on my neck and back causing great deal of pain, having to wear more than one bra during games was a pain and not to mention the digging of the bra straps into my shoulders. I finally got a recommendation from one of my friends about...

5 out of 5 stars Scars Treatment

Great experience

Great experience. Had an infected incision from a previous surgery from a different doctor. Great bedside manner. Whole staff was professional and the wait time was not long for an appointment or to be seen

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Personal Statement

Dr. Nicholas Tarola is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon dedicated to enhancing the beauty of his patients by providing them with natural and individual results, and specializing in cosmetic surgery of the breast, body and face.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Tarola has hospital affiliations at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, and Hendersonville Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biochemistry and Biology, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1998
    Medical: MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residenceis:
    General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
    Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2011

Treatments offered at Tarola Plastic Surgery

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Does having a lift with implants placed sub-glandular cause sagging faster than a lift with implants placed sub-muscular?

Thank you for your question regarding sagging following breast augmentation.  Breast implants placed in the submuscular position tend to sag less ... READ MORE

At What Age Do Your Breast Stop Developing?

In general, breast development/growth ceases between ages 17-21 years. A woman's age and breast growth is taken into consideration by plastic surgeons... READ MORE

Healing concerns 3 weeks post breast uplift with implants and full tummy tuck. (photos)

Thank you for your question but sorry to hear of your complications.  Typically, a surgeon's fees for surgery will cover any postop care whether or ... READ MORE

Full tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck? (Photo)

Thank you for your question regarding a tummy tuck and congratulations on your weight loss. You would definitely need a full tummy tuck for optimal... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for aqualipo? (Photo)

No form of liposuction is an option to restore your belly to its pre-pregnancy state. Your main problem is loose, stretched excess skin of the abdomen... READ MORE

Advice on re exchange for smaller implants? (photos)

Thank you for your question. I have read some of the physician responses here but I have not seen anyone recommend deflation of your current implants... READ MORE

Is Lipo doable for me? (Photos)

Thank you for your question. You seem to have extremely realistic expectations which is often times one of the most important parts of being a... READ MORE

What is the best liposuction or body contouring option with min downtime for my body type? (photos)

Liposuction will provide the most dramatic results but will be associated with 1-2 weeks of pain and discomfort regardless of what someone may tell... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck, liposuction or CoolSculpting? (Photo)

Thank you for your question.  You appear to have very nice skin elasticity without any significant stretch marks.  I believe you would do well with l... READ MORE

5'9 150lbs 36b: will 500cc get me a full D or bigger? (Photos)

Thank you for your questions.  Approximately every 150 cc is equivalent to one bra cup size.  Therefore, an implant of 500 cc would likely make you a... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Tarola

Nicholas Tarola, MD has shared 370 before and after pictures with 99 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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Videos by Nicholas Tarola, MD

Nicholas Tarola, MD has shared 11 videos.

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Fixing a Ruptured Breast Implant (GRAPHIC)

Dr. Tarola demonstrates intraoperatively how an En bloc Total Capsulectomy is performed and the appearance of both the capsule and ruptured saline implant. WATCH VIDEO

Breast Implant Removal and Lift

Dr. Nicholas Tarola describes reasons to perform the removal of breast implants, or implant deflation, separately from a breast lift. WATCH VIDEO

What Are Your Tummy Tuck Options?

Dr. Nicholas Tarola describes different tummy tuck procedures and who would benefit from each type. WATCH VIDEO

Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

Dr. Nicholas Tarola explains candidacy for liposuction and discusses the details of the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

Treating Gynecomastia With Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Dr. Nicholas Tarola provides an overview of the male breast reduction procedure and aftercare. WATCH VIDEO

Full Tummy Tuck: A Doctor Explains

Dr. Nicholas Tarola reviews the details of a full abdominoplasty procedure including the goals of surgery, post-op care and recovery time. WATCH VIDEO

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 6 year.
Personal Statement

Dr. Nicholas Tarola is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon dedicated to enhancing the beauty of his patients by providing them with natural and individual results, and specializing in cosmetic surgery of the breast, body and face.

Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Awards & Recognition
RealSelf Top Doctor
Hospital Privileges
Dr. Tarola has hospital affiliations at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, and Hendersonville Medical Center.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biochemistry and Biology, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA, 1998
    Medical: MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 2003
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residenceis:
    General Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
    Plastic Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2011

Treatments offered at Tarola Plastic Surgery


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5 out of 5 stars Tummy Tuck

33 Years Old and 3 Kids Later my Stomach and Chest Needs a Refresh Button - Murfreesboro, TN

I started looking into this 2 years ago but this past summer I really was wanting to do this. So I set out and did my research after consulting with 5 different dr's from in town and up in Nashville I really wanted Dr. Tarola to be my Doctor! I have had 3 kids all by c section so no matter what I do my stomach or I should say the kangaroo pouch was never going to go away! After Breastfeeding...

5 out of 5 stars CO2 Laser

Great Results! Murfreesboro, TN

Dr. Tarola was professional, informative and gentle. His staff went above and beyond to ensure my comfort before, during and after the procedure.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Lift

Very Satisfied Patient - Murfreesboro, TN

Dr Tarola has a great bed side manner and is very professional and an amazing surgeon. He is very detailed and meticulous with his work resulting in fabulous results. I am very satisfied with his services.


Before and After Photos




Does having a lift with implants placed sub-glandular cause sagging faster than a lift with implants placed sub-muscular?

Thank you for your question regarding sagging following breast augmentation.  Breast implants placed in the submuscular position tend to sag less ... READ MORE

At What Age Do Your Breast Stop Developing?

In general, breast development/growth ceases between ages 17-21 years. A woman's age and breast growth is taken into consideration by plastic surgeons... READ MORE

Healing concerns 3 weeks post breast uplift with implants and full tummy tuck. (photos)

Thank you for your question but sorry to hear of your complications.  Typically, a surgeon's fees for surgery will cover any postop care whether or ... READ MORE

Full tummy tuck or mini tummy tuck? (Photo)

Thank you for your question regarding a tummy tuck and congratulations on your weight loss. You would definitely need a full tummy tuck for optimal... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for aqualipo? (Photo)

No form of liposuction is an option to restore your belly to its pre-pregnancy state. Your main problem is loose, stretched excess skin of the abdomen... READ MORE

Advice on re exchange for smaller implants? (photos)

Thank you for your question. I have read some of the physician responses here but I have not seen anyone recommend deflation of your current implants... READ MORE

Is Lipo doable for me? (Photos)

Thank you for your question. You seem to have extremely realistic expectations which is often times one of the most important parts of being a... READ MORE

What is the best liposuction or body contouring option with min downtime for my body type? (photos)

Liposuction will provide the most dramatic results but will be associated with 1-2 weeks of pain and discomfort regardless of what someone may tell... READ MORE

Tummy Tuck, liposuction or CoolSculpting? (Photo)

Thank you for your question.  You appear to have very nice skin elasticity without any significant stretch marks.  I believe you would do well with l... READ MORE

5'9 150lbs 36b: will 500cc get me a full D or bigger? (Photos)

Thank you for your questions.  Approximately every 150 cc is equivalent to one bra cup size.  Therefore, an implant of 500 cc would likely make you a... READ MORE

Videos by Nicholas Tarola, MD

Nicholas Tarola, MD has shared 11 videos.

Narrow by:

Fixing a Ruptured Breast Implant (GRAPHIC)

Dr. Tarola demonstrates intraoperatively how an En bloc Total Capsulectomy is performed and the appearance of both the capsule and ruptured saline implant. WATCH VIDEO

Breast Implant Removal and Lift

Dr. Nicholas Tarola describes reasons to perform the removal of breast implants, or implant deflation, separately from a breast lift. WATCH VIDEO

What Are Your Tummy Tuck Options?

Dr. Nicholas Tarola describes different tummy tuck procedures and who would benefit from each type. WATCH VIDEO

Are You a Candidate for Liposuction?

Dr. Nicholas Tarola explains candidacy for liposuction and discusses the details of the procedure. WATCH VIDEO

Treating Gynecomastia With Male Breast Reduction Surgery

Dr. Nicholas Tarola provides an overview of the male breast reduction procedure and aftercare. WATCH VIDEO

Full Tummy Tuck: A Doctor Explains

Dr. Nicholas Tarola reviews the details of a full abdominoplasty procedure including the goals of surgery, post-op care and recovery time. WATCH VIDEO

Treatments offered at Tarola Plastic Surgery

Treatments offered at Tarola Plastic Surgery

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