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Had panniculectomy 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

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

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 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

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 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

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

After a year of being a total creeper on here reading about people's tummies and surgeries, I am finally making my own review. I have been obsessing over getting a tummy tuck for a little over a year now, but to honest I don't think I would be able to follow through with that procedure. I am... READ MORE

I went into the office today for a consult. I thought dr mitts and his staff were professional and kind. He answered all my questions, and I didn't feel like he was rushing through anything. When we were done with the consult he shook my hand. It's so nice to see another dr in Bakersfield you... 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