WHAT I LOVE MOST ABOUT MY PROFESSION
The creativity and the variety involved in all of the cases I do every day
WHAT SETS MY PRACTICE APART
We have a welcoming staff that has been working together for more than 20 years
MY GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS
My two daughters
THREE WORDS THAT BEST DESCRIBE ME
MY DREAM INNOVATION
A biologically derived breast replacement
Live long and prosper
MY OPERATING ROOM PLAYLIST
Steely Dan, Paul McCartney, John Mayer, Ne-Yo, Sting
THE BIGGEST MISCONCEPTION ABOUT MY FIELD
That general anesthesia isn’t safe
HOW I WOULD SPEND EXTRA TIME IN A DAY
I would write more—I love to write about everything
CELEB PHOTO MY PATIENTS MOST OFTEN BRING IN
Carmen Electra for breast augmentations
Breast reconstruction—it gives me the understanding and skills in all aspects of breast surgery
WHAT ARE YOUR MOST REQUESTED PROCEDURES?
This tends to be a seasonal thing,
with breast augmentation and
Mommy Makeovers in the spring
and summer, and facial surgery
in the fall
WHAT ARE YOU BEST KNOWN FOR?
I am probably best known for breast
and body work. I do a significant
amount of breast reconstruction
for cancer patients, as well as other
breast surgeries, tummy tucks and
WHAT NEW SERVICES ARE YOU EXCITED TO OFFER?
We currently offer CoolSculpting,
which is producing amazing results
and patient satisfaction. We also
recently acquired HydraFacial MD®,
a fantastic skin-care treatment that
heals and regenerates aging and
damaged skin. We also use the gold
standard Fraxel® for more aggressive
and complete laser skin rejuvenation
WHAT SURGICAL ADVANCEMENTS ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT RIGHT NOW?
Fat transfer, used in a variety of
different procedures, is an exciting
new technique. Also, the quality
of breast implants continues
WHAT SURGICAL TRENDS ARE YOU SEEING AT YOUR PRACTICE?
There does seem to be a trend
toward smaller breasts and more
natural lip augmentation rather
than the overdone “Hollywood” look
WHY DO YOU EMPLOY A LESS-IS-MORE PHILOSOPHY?
My philosophy is based on restoration
more than enhancement. Whether a
facelift or breast surgery, my goal is to
restore what was lost, enhance only for
proper proportionality and above all, to
achieve natural beauty and symmetry
WHAT ELSE ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
I am involved as a writer/producer in
the development of a television series.
It is appropriately called Manopause.
The teaser for the show can be viewed