Panniculectomy

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This surgical process can help get rid of excess skin around the abs left behind after a massive weight loss LEARN MORE ›.
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I was very thankful to have found this site because I recently watched the show Skin Tight on TLC and u till watching that show I just tonight my lower abdomen was fat that I just couldn't get rid of. After watching it I realized that it was excess skin and went with the support of my husband... READ MORE

I had a tragic post pregnancy experience where my c- section constantly got infected. I will be seeing Dr. William Hickerson in Memphis,TN for my panniculectomy procedure. I have had a previous tummy tuck and hernia repair done by him but my Jp drains got infected and left me the pictures you... READ MORE

I had my gastric sleeve 3 years ago in May by Dr Ramos Kelly in Tijuana Mexico. My highest weight was 278. I got really sick of being overweight....literally sick. My insurance would not cover any surgery and started pricing cash in the states. YIKES!!!!! I found and researched Mexico and it... READ MORE

I had my procedure done in conjuction with hernia removal surgery. Dr. Shureih was absoutely wonderful in making sure I understood everything that was going to happen with my surgery before and after, and my results speak for itself. I love the new me and I will definatey be using him for any... READ MORE

Had panniculectomy yesterday...no abdominoplasty. Will most likely have umbilicoplasty later but soooo happy with my results. 6lbs of skin removed. I feel amaaaazing... my surgeon and her staff... phenomenal! Less than 48 hours...really sore but no bruising and swelling not bad at all. I can... READ MORE

I got a tummy tuck last thursday. The original plan was to do the panni but my surgeon did the whole area minus the muscles. Best experience. The staff was incredible and made me feel so comfortable. They took off 25 lbs pulled down the muffin top pulled up the iss. Above my vagina. And left me... READ MORE

52yrs old mom of 3 , all c-sections....lost 161lbs back in 1996, no surgery just working out at YMCA 3-4 times a wk. No diet ate normal food and deserts. My decision to get a panniculectomy was one of the best life changing experience I've made. No regrets Good experience all the way round.I... READ MORE

I recently lost 30lbs over the last 7 months. I had a c section about 9 years ago and my stomach hasn't been the same since. After losing a lot of weight, my belly had more sagging skin. Through my 20s and mid 30s I weight trained and was very fit, then had a life altering neck injury and ended... READ MORE

I would like to have a flat tummy, get rid of the skin flap I have been carrying around for 22+ years. I would also like to acquire an hourglass figure or something close to it. I have a roll of fat around my back that I would like to remove as well. I know this surgery will not fix all things... READ MORE

Dr.Subbio is an incredible surgeon who I definitely recommend to anyone who is uncomfortable with their body. I had a panniculectomy done by a different surgeon, with horrible complications and upsetments. The panniculectomy done by the other surgeon left me with an undiagnosable complication in... READ MORE

What a transformation! I am so pleased with my results. I'm having my thighs done tomorrow and then my arms, very soon! Dr Truesdale is wonderful! I had a hernia repair along with a panniculectomy. I probably over did a little too quickly and developed some swelling, but overall it was so worth... READ MORE

Went for consultation with 1st physician, was very impressed with office , staff, and Dr. Rhee. Wasn't quite what I proposed because I wanted a Mommy Makeover but after explaining that I have skin irritations inside my navel and above my pubic area that I need to fist get rid of excess skin 1st.... READ MORE

I had the gastric sleeve done 4-11-14. I've lost over 100lbs. I started getting severe yeast infections and chaffing under my stomach so my surgeon suggested getting a fleur de lis panniculictomy. I had it done on Friday the 8th. So far it's going well. I can't wait till the swelling goes down... READ MORE

I am a 33 year old woman who has had multiple problem with umbilical hernias. I have had 2 previous surgeries for hernia repairs and abdominal reconstruction to strengthen up my abdominal muscle walls. During my last hernia repair surgery my PS wanted to perform a Panniculectomy during that time... READ MORE

I was once 400LB and have type 2 diabetes. I decided to start losing this weight that held me back from so much of life. I started by cutting out carbs and ate as much meat and veggies as I wanted. I struggled, but the weight did start to come off. I lost 170 LBS. I continued walking a bit... READ MORE

After losing 115 pounds, I still had very low self esteem. I looked great with clothes on but what I took them off all I seen was the fat and was disgusted with myself. When I met gusenoff I was 135 pounds and a size 4 with a huge excessive amount of skin in the abdomen area! I feel so much more... READ MORE

Hello, I'm writing this review after I had my surgery .. I wish I would of wrote it sooner for all of you that are like me nervous and scared of surgery . I am status post a lapband in 2003 , with the wonderful Dr. Christine Ren my highest weight was 320. I have lost weight and I've gained my... READ MORE

In 2012 I had my last child and developed Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (heart failure caused by pregnancy). My cardiologist suggested I not have any more kids (already have 3) as the risk of developing heart failure again is significant. My eldest son is going to be 16 this year and I have had an... READ MORE

I'm so excited that I had my consultation with Dr. James Edwards from the Providence Medical Group today for a panniculectomy. He was fantastic and I look forward to working with him. He has great reviews on here. It's been a rocky road getting to this point but so happy to have made it. I... READ MORE

I really need to see if my insurance will pay for a panni. I am having discomfort. I hate that I have an HMO policy because I have to take a path to just get to see a plastic surgeon. Sigh. But will try talking to a dermatologist as well. Do you think I am a great candidate for this procedure?... READ MORE

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How much does a Panniculectomy cost?

The typical cost for a Panniculectomy ranges from $385-$15,000 with an average cost of $6,950. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 138 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more