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Christopher K. Patronella, Md, Facs, Fics

Category: Tummy Tuck

Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

Tummy Tuck Pitfalls

Posted April 15, 2020

The patient case studies below illustrate some of the most common aesthetic concerns that Dr. Patronella sees among women who consult with him for revision surgery to improve the unsatisfactory results they received from prior tummy tuck procedures or, in some cases, from laser liposuction, which was incorrectly recommended to improve  loose abdominal skin. For […]

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What Is the Cost of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Posted November 06, 2019

At the time of this post, November 2019, my starting price for the True Form Tummy Tuck is $10,800 — $11,800 and $11,800 – $12, 800 for an extended tummy tuck in major weight loss cases. Typically, costs are reduced when procedures are combined. This is a comprehensive fee that includes the surgeon’s and anesthesiologist’s […]

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Belly Button Beauty

Posted February 12, 2019

While the belly button is a seemingly simple little feature on the body, you might be surprised to learn it’s one of the most important aspects of a well-done tummy tuck, according to plastic surgeon and tummy tuck specialist Dr. Chris Patronella. So important, in fact, that Dr. Patronella performs an eight-step method to meticulously recreate […]

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5 Reasons Men Might Need a Tummy Tuck

Posted July 18, 2018

While the majority of tummy tuck recipients are women, some men are good candidates for the procedure as well. In addition to improving the toll that pregnancy can leave behind on the abdomen, a tummy tuck can also correct issues caused by weight loss, which affect men and women alike. Men might need a tummy […]

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