Circumferential Abdominoplasty: A Comprehensive Overview
Circumferential abdominoplasty, also known as a lower body lift, is a surgical procedure performed by Dr. Karan Chopra, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with expertise in plastic surgery of the face, breast, eyes, and body. This procedure aims to address excess skin and fat around the abdomen, waist, and lower back, resulting in a more toned and contoured appearance.
Background and Training
Dr. Karan Chopra was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his plastic surgery training at the renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, which has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top overall hospital in the country for 21 consecutive years. Additionally, he trained at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, focusing on complex facial and orbital reconstruction after trauma.
Dr. Chopra further honed his skills through a dual aesthetic and oculoplastic cosmetic fellowship with Dr. Mark Codner, a world leader in plastic surgery. He has been awarded Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), highlighting his commitment to excellence and patient safety.
Approach and Unique Qualities
Dr. Karan Chopra is known for his revolutionary techniques that yield natural-looking results unique to each patient. He prioritizes safety, quality, research, innovation, and meticulous attention to detail in plastic surgery. His dedication to these principles has earned him the Miller Coulson Academy Award for Clinical Excellence.
With over 10 years of experience, Dr. Chopra has successfully treated more than 500 patients, who have expressed their satisfaction through 300+ five-star reviews across platforms like Google, Facebook, RealSelf, and Healthgrades. His artistic hand, natural results, quick recovery techniques, sympathetic bedside manner, and a wonderful staff team contribute to his exceptional reputation.
Dr. Karan Chopra’s educational journey began at Washington University in St. Louis, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biological Sciences. He then pursued his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Following this, he completed an integrated residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Combined Program.
Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Dr. Chopra underwent an oculoplastic and aesthetic fellowship with Dr. Mark Codner at Mark Codner MD Plastic Surgery. Additionally, he received training in joint denervation, migraine, and headache surgery at The Dellon Institutes for Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
Range of Signature Surgeries
Dr. Karan Chopra operates with offices in Miami and Minneapolis, offering a range of signature surgeries to address various aesthetic concerns. These surgeries include:
- Facelift/Necklift: A procedure that targets sagging skin and wrinkles in the face and neck, resulting in a more youthful and rejuvenated appearance.
- Facial Slimming: This surgery aims to contour the face by reducing excess fat and creating a more defined and sculpted facial structure.
- Mommy Makeover: Designed specifically for mothers, this comprehensive procedure combines various surgeries to restore and enhance the body after pregnancy and childbirth.
Dr. Karan Chopra’s expertise in these surgeries, combined with his commitment to personalized care, ensures that each patient achieves their desired results.
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FAQs about Circumferential Abdominoplasty
What is circumferential abdominoplasty?
Circumferential abdominoplasty, also known as a body lift, is a surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdomen, waist, hips, and back. It is often performed on individuals who have lost a significant amount of weight or have excess skin due to pregnancy or aging.
How is circumferential abdominoplasty different from a traditional tummy tuck?
A traditional tummy tuck focuses on the front of the abdomen, while a circumferential abdominoplasty addresses the entire midsection, including the back and sides. This procedure not only removes excess skin and fat but also tightens the underlying muscles for a more comprehensive body contouring effect.
What are the benefits of circumferential abdominoplasty?
Circumferential abdominoplasty can provide several benefits, including:
– Improved body contour and shape.
– Removal of excess skin and fat.
– Tightening of abdominal muscles.
– Enhanced self-confidence and self-esteem.
– Improved mobility and comfort.