Wanting Body Contouring Post Bariatric Surgery 45 Kg Weight Loss Do Training Hospitals Do This?

I have had sleeve surgery last November 45 kg weight loss need body lift but not extreme have tummy due to 5 caesarians and upper thighs r still slightly heavy breast r still perfect..does any training hospital offer this and at what cost

Doctor Answers 3

Cost of body lift

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I would suggest you look for a member of the American Society of Bariatric Plastic Surgeons and ask them about the costs of the procedures you wish. You should be able to have the procedure for under 10,000. I try and get my patients covered by their insurance plans or offer them various affordable financing options. Also, I offer them discounts if they will go in front of camera.

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Do Training Hospitals Do Body Contouring

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Most training hospitals offer body contouring. Often, if plastic surgery residents are doing the surgery the professional fees are lower, but the overall cost may not be much different because the procedures may take longer, and the operating room fees may be much higher in a hospital as compared with an outpatient facility. My home hospital, for example, changes more than $10,000 more for three hours of surgery time than does the nearby surgicenter. 

Thanks for the question, and best wishes. 

Jourdan Gottlieb, MD
Seattle Plastic Surgeon

Lee J. Malan, M.D.

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I'm sure that Plastic Surgery Training Programs offer  the surgery you need.  You will need to check for University Medical Schools with Plastic Surgery Residencies to find out the particulars (costs, etc.)  Otherwise many Plastic Surgeons in the privated sector do this surgery. In my case the surgery is done as outpatient in our own ambulatory surgical unit which saves considerable $.Good Luck

Lee J. Malan, MD
Ogden Plastic Surgeon

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