Cortes Barbie!!! Houston, TX

I travelled all the way from Australia to see Dr...

I travelled all the way from Australia to see Dr Cortes. After 3yrs of researching I finally came across the hourglass magician. He is personable, has impeccable attention to detail, informative, kind and absolutely so passionate about his work. I'm booked in for Oct for tummy tuck n wonder reduction

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Surgery was scheduled for 6.30am. I got to the hospital at 5am checked in and the nurse brought me straight through to triage where there were about 6-7 nurses. They were all so fascinated by my accent lol and kept asking me to keep talking lol I believe they all kept coming into my cubicle to hear stories of Australia lol then a nurse came in to put in my IV & then Dr Cortes came in, in his scrubs hehe he drew on me with a marker to show the spots for lipo and talked me through everything. Was crazy excited and not at all afraid. Dr Cortes team had come in to meet me too. Felt very blessed and I knew I was in good hands. The nurse then gave me the Mickey ( the good stuff) to put me to sleep & honestly it was like I blinked for a moment and then I was awake with my booty all done. It was amazing. I get real bad nausea and I don't open my eyes until that sick feeling subsides but I heard Dr Cortes and the team comforting me & telling me how great I was & I was being taken to my room where my mum was waiting. So let me tell you I slept for a good 3-4 hrs but could not eat so they gave me jelly to stomach and fluids to dehydrate coz my mouth was super dry lol. Nurses we're all so attentive and really took care of my mum and I. They got her a bed too & took her to where she could get lunch & dinner. After 5 hrs the nurse came in to remove my catheter and so I was able to get up & walk around. It was a lil difficult to try & get on all fours but she showed me how to without straining my stomach muscles. Trust it sure was a way to tone my arms I tell you. Lol. I stayed over night & every hr I was checked on. My mum had several ladies asking her where she was from bcoz she is Creole but with an Australian accent so then they asked oh wow but what brings you here so when she told them I was having surgery with Dr Cortes every single lady was so so excited and couldn't believe that he worked in the hospital they all worked at & asked if they could come visit me lol. It was great. I walked around, there wasn't really any pain. It was just super tightness everywhere. And I was waddling which was odd hehe but my booty was massive. Omg I looked in the mirror when I took a shower & damnnn I had a very shapely figure. I got 1000 cc per butt cheek which was great bcoz now that my booty has settled & some of the fat has gone I still have a phat booty that has dropped a lil and really has given my body an amazing hourglass shape. I was discharged from hospital about 9am the next morning & the girls that took care of me gave me my meds as well as a lil care package with bits and pieces & how to empty my drain & Dr Cortes came in to see me & check me over to make sure I was good. Recovery was great. I rested alot and took walks every few hrs down the street and back. I didn't realize that lugging around that phat booty was gonna be tiring but it was. I stayed at my good friends place Chris who is a recovery home in Spring Houston. He has everything you can possibly need. It's super cosy, accessible, its a self contained home which was great, he also had a super Long Ottoman that I was able to lay on to watch tv & was so comfy. His recovery house is called IAH landing pad. He is on airbnb also. Perfect location close to the hospital. I was up & about in between rest. I went to the mall, went out for dinner and was fine. No pain at all just itchyness & tightness still. I did have alot of bruising but that's only because Dr Cortes does aggressive lipo which I am so great full for. Now I'm booked in for a mommy make over which I'm having a TT & wonder breast reduction in which he lipos your whole back, sides, abdomin & add fat to your hips also but I'm also getting the fat around my jaw line lipo too.

Houston Plastic Surgeon

Dr Cortes was super sweet. He asked me what my expectations were & talked through what would be done. Very informative, thorough, answered all my questions and really made me feel like I made the right decision. Ladies in the office are very professional, polite & proficient. My whole experience with Dr Cortes was amazing Ev en had several comments from people who worked in the hospital that Dr Cortes does surgery approach me to ask who done my work and when I mentioned Dr Cortes they were so jealous and advised that he is the magician to an hourglass and had no idea he performed his surgeries right where they worked.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
5 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
4 out of 5 stars Wait times
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