Craig A. Baldenhofer
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Affiliation:American Board of Plastic Surgery, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
A Minute With
Why do you place a strong emphasis on body contouring?
Tummy tucks and breast surgeries
are my favorite procedures because
patients see an immediate, dramatic
result and are so grateful
What is your approach to breast augmentation?
I think it is important to draw the
line between obviously done and
totally natural-looking. There are
fewer women requesting the buxom
look and now more are seeking a
subtler, more age-appropriate look.
I believe smaller, more naturallooking
implants have become
Why do you employ a less-is-more philosophy?
My personal aesthetic preference is
for natural-appearing results. It’s easy
to take a little more, but it is much
more difficult try to put it back
How do you provide the safest environment for your patients?
Depending on their needs and
health, I can offer my patients
surgery in the hospital under
general anesthesia with boardcertified
anesthesiologists, in a
hospital affiliated with an outpatient
surgery center, under IV sedation
in my AAAASF-certified operating
room in my office, or simply in
my procedure room under local
What’s the best way to restore a post-pregnancy figure?
The first step is to get to your ideal
weight via diet and exercise, then
you can identify what procedures
would be best for you. Those may
include a breast lift with or without
implants, a mini or full tummy
tuck and liposuction. Every patient
is different and many may want to
enhance their post-pregnancy body.
A lot can be achieved through both
addition and subtraction
Make it perfect
How i would spend extra time in a day
With my wife and son
What i’m best known for
- Aesthetic Injectables
- Body Contouring
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reduction
- Fat Transfer
- Lip Augmentation