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Christopher K. Patronella, Md, Facs, Fics

Category: Tummy Tuck

Christopher K. Patronella - MD, FACS, FICS

Tummy Tuck Surgery in Overweight and Large Weight Loss Patients

Posted August 02, 2020

The best results with the True Form Tummy Tuck® (abdominoplasty surgery) are achieved with individuals who are at a good weight for their height. However, Dr. Patronella occasionally performs the procedure for patients who, though not at their ideal weight, have decided the benefits of having the procedure surpass any potential downsides. One of the […]

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From Modeling to Motherhood – Kelly Shares Her Tummy Tuck Experience With Dr. Patronella: “I think my tummy looks better now than it did before kids!” 

Posted July 23, 2020

“Just wanted to drop a quick “thank you” to Dr. P for making this twin Mom fit right in on South Beach. Thank you, Dr. P!!!  Your passion, artistry, and expertise make all the difference! -Kelly We love receiving photos and notes from our patients which radiate their confidence and joy. Many express gratitude for […]

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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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