With the growing popularity of bariatric, or gastric bypass, surgery as a treatment for obesity, body contouring or Tummy Tuck operations after significant weight loss has become a focus of the Beverly Hills ‘s Plastic surgery practice. After developing an interest in this highly specialized area of plastic surgery, he now dedicates much of his practice to this complex, challenging, and extremely rewarding group of patients.
By applying the latest techniques in body sculpting individualized to each patient’s specific needs and priorities, The Plastic Surgeon can help you realize the new shape that is hidden beneath the excess skin that remains after your goal weight has been achieved.
After losing significant weight patients are typically left with loose folds of extra skin that once held all that fat. The most effective solution to this problem is post-bariatric reconstructive surgery. Using abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and other reconstruction techniques, LA Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Kim, MD, is able to remove excess skin in addition to lingering fat. The Plastic Surgeon and his staff give Post Bariatric patients the slimmer, trimmer and more attractive body shapes they long for along with the self-confidence they deserve. The Plastic Surgeon regards Post Bariatric Tummy Tucks as one of the most rewarding surgeries he performs.