ABOUT PLASTIC SURGERY
Plastic Surgery or Cosmetic Surgery is a modern branch of medicine that emphasizes on the physical alteration of the eternal part of the human body through surgery. Cosmetic Surgery is one of the most common surgeries around the world because it entails the promise of better physical structures and features desired by the client.
Plastic surgery, although is a business, falls under medicine has many purposes. The primary purpose of plastic surgery is to correct external physical deformation mostly due to injury or major congenital deformation. Cosmetic surgeries involves the reparation of the skin due to a second or third degree burns caused by a fire accident or facial tumors that a child is born with. However, in the modern era, cosmetic surgery is also a voluntary surgery upon a person who wishes to change some of their physical attributes.
Aaron Stone, MD
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
General Surgery: Wayne State University
Plastic Reconstructive & Hand Surgery: Wayne State University
Clinical Nutrition: University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Stone is a board-certified surgeon specializing in plastic surgery. He is a Qualified Medical Examiner by the Industrial Medical Council of California. He currently runs a monthly plastic surgery clinic at Cedars Sinai Medical Center for the poor, uninsured and underinsured.
* Los Angeles County and California Medical Association
* California Society of Plastic Surgeons
* American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Brian Windle, MD
American Board of Plastic Surgery
University of Calgary; Calgary, Alberta
Plastic Surgery Residency; University of Western, London, Ontario
General Surgery Residency; University of Western, London, Ontario
Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine; Norfolk, Virginia
University of Alabama in Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama
Dr. Windle is a plastic surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery as well as The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Previously, he served as Director of Plastic Surgery at University Hospitals of Cleveland, OH and was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Windle obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta (Canada) and his M.D. from the University of Calgary. He completed his internship at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and surgical and plastic surgery residencies at the University of Western Ontario. He received specialized plastic surgery training during fellowship programs at the University of Alabama Birmingham and additional facial plastic surgery training from Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine.
Facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery along with breast surgery have been Dr. Windle's areas of special interest for years. Over the last decade he developed a keen interest in simple, safe and minimally invasive ways to solve the deflation of facial volume that come with aging.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as other regional and Canadian specialty organizations. His work has been published in the Annals of Plastic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery as well as other professional publications. Dr. Windle has been a team leader in the Operation Smile Program since 1988, performing free reconstructive surgery on disadvantaged children around the world.
Gurmander Singh Kohli, MD
American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
General Surgery and Trauma Surgery
Dr. Gurmander Singh Kohli is a dedicated, seasoned Plastic Surgeon with 33 years of experience and continuing interest in cutting edge technologies. He specializes in rhinoplasty and other plastic surgeries requiring precise and subtle skills. Previously Medical Director of Loma Linda University’s Surgery Center in Riverside and associate professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery with strong background in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, medical education and mentoring. Compassion and commitment to patients demonstrated by a medical mission to Malawi and six trips to Lithuania to perform life-changing operations and train less advantaged surgeons. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities include proficiency in Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and Farsi.
Jack Gelman, M.D. FACS
Plastic Surgery (ABPS)
Hand Surgery (Orthopedic Fellowship)
Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
General Surgery – Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Plastic Surgery – The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Orthopedic Hand Surgery – Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Jack Gelman, MD, FACS trained in plastic surgery at the Cleveland Clinic and subsequently completed an orthopedic hand fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. He has expertise in all aspects of both plastic surgery and hand surgery, with almost 20 years of post-graduate experience. Plastic Surgery areas of concentration include abdominoplasties (tummy tucks), breast augmentation, mastopexies (breast lifts), breast reductions, liposuction, body contouring, fat transfer (including Brazilian buttock lifts), facial plastic surgery and wound care. He is a frequent lecturer in post-bariatric reconstruction and is an expert in body lifts, panniculectomies, brachioplasties (arm lifts) and thigh lifts. He is also an expert in all aspects of hand and wrist surgery, peripheral neuropathies, epicondylitis, and worker’s compensation. He is experienced in Medical/Legal Reviews, Expert Witness Testimony, Independent Medical Examinations, Peer Reviews, as well as Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Appeals. Dr Gelman is an Experienced Medical Consultant, who is both personable and an excellent communicator.
Kristin Egan, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Kristin Egan is an ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon who runs her own practice in California.
She studied at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Princeton University. She provides many
outpatient non-invasive treatments and low impact surgical options to allow patients to recover
faster and return to their daily lives. Although Plastic surgery is typically associated with elective
procedures for cosmetic improvement, Dr Egan reminds us that customers can also have
elective procedures such as tonsillectomies, ear tubes and sinus and nasal surgeries and sleep
apnea related procedures.
She finds her patients return to her with confidence about their decision to have surgery after
seeking a Second Opinion. She also recognizes that the telemedicine services offered through
SecondOpinions.com are especially valuable to patients with busy lifestyles and in a health
system where patients can wait months to see a local specialist. Patients may also experience
delays with insurance coverage for Specialists, especially for a Second Opinion.
Dr Kristin Egan is dual board-certified in both Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. She entered the field of ENT and Facial Plastic
Surgery because of her interest in the surgical anatomy of the head and neck region and her
love of working with her hands. Dr Egan is one of the top specialists in her field and actively
tries new technologies on herself. By utilizing the services which she offers, she provides unique
insight for patients, especially women who may have reservations about in office procedures
When I asked Dr Egan how she felt Second Opinions were beneficial she stated that she
recommends any patient who may be having doubts regarding a surgery or procedure to speak
to another specialist. She also finds that telemedicine has offered an alternative for patients who
may be having trouble getting an appointment with a specialist or who have limited access to
specialists. Telemedicine services allow patients to get in touch with a specialist right away with
no insurance approval and no need to travel.
Dr Egan is excited to offer the Laser Lift procedure using the latest technology to deliver laser
energy underneath your skin and stimulate collagen production in the dermis, which leads to
skin tightening much like a surgical facelift.
Marialyn J. Sardo, MD
American Board of Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons
San Diego State
University of California
UCSD Medical Center
UCLA Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Marialyn J. Sardo graduated from San Diego State University with the highest honors. Then continued her education at the University of Caliornia School of Medicine. She is board certified. She has been practicing plastic surgery in a solo private practice since 1987.
Patrick G. Pieper, MD
Facial Plastic Surgery
University of Southern California School Of Medicine
Head and Neck Surgery at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills under the tutelage of Frank M. Kamer. MD
Patrick G. Pieper, MD is an accomplished surgeon in the fields of Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat) and Facial Plastic Surgery. Dr. Pieper completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating summa cum laude and earning selection to Phi Beta Kappa. He completed medical studies at the University of Southern California School Of Medicine, was on the Dean's honor list all four years, and graduated in 1991 with highest honors. Dr. Pieper then served his internship and completed residency in Head and Neck Surgery at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center. Following residency, he was selected for fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the prestigious Lasky Clinic in Beverly Hills under the tutelage of Frank M. Kamer. MD. He was board certified in Otolaryngology in 1997, and was certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2002. Since completing his fellowship in 1997, Dr. Pieper has focused on aesthetic facial surgery in his private practice in Beverly Hills while also practicing reconstructive surgery through his appointment as an Attending Surgeon at the Veterans Administration in the Desert Pacific Region. He is recognized as one of the foremost surgeons in the country in the disciplines of aesthetic and functional rhinoplasty (nasal surgery), rhytidectomy (facelift), and blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). He makes his home in Malibu with his wife Vera.
Rudolph Triana, M.D.
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina
North Carolina Academy of Science
Southern Medical Association
University of Washington in Seattle
Dr. Triana is published as one of the top experts in the country for BHRT (Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy) and is a weight-loss and nutrition expert. His personal love of health and fitness has led him to the development of numerous products designed toward the health and wellness industry. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology and Sigma XI Research Society.Dr. Triana has also served medical missions in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Cuba.
Shri Nadig, MD
Otolaryngology (Ear Nose, Throat & Head Neck Surgery) RCSEd
Baroda Medical College, Baroda, India
Otolaryngology (Ear Nose, Throat & Head Neck Surgery) , Northern Ireland, UK
Facial Plastic & Microvascular Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR
Dr. Shri Nadig, M.D., treats children and adults of all ages at his practice in North Georgia. His areas of expertise include the entire range of Ear, Nose, Throat, Head and Neck diseases including Cancer, Thyroid surgery, Cosmetic and Reconstructive procedures as well as Allergic Rhinitis, Food and Drug Allergies and Allergen Immunotherapy (Allergy shots). Dr. Shri Nadig is married and is the proud father of three children.
Theodore Kramer M.D, F.A.C.S
American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
New York Medical College, New York, N.Y
New York-Presbyterian Medical Center
Head and Neck Surgery, Fellow, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center New York, N.Y
Facial Plastic Surgeon
Dr. Kramer received specialty training in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He achieved specialty board certification from the American Board of Otolaryngology, Head and neck Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and many professional associations.
Dr. Kramer was the first physician in Fairfield County to use laser Surgery in the treatment of head and neck cancer and was one of the first to provide a fully-equipped operating room and lab facility for his patients. During the course of his career he continued to have admiting privileges at Columbia Prebyteria Medical Center in New York and Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT.
Dr. Theodore Kramer - Cosmetic Surgery Advisor.
Dr.Kramer's vision is to provide a valuable cosmetic surgery advising and facial surgery preparation service to you; He believes that "Feeling and Looking good make all the difference in the way we approach life and in the objectives we set and attain for ourselves."
Dr.Kramer has had the privileged to help countless patients improve their health and appearance through cosmetic surgery consulting, facial surgery preparation, and cosmetic surgery preparation. His honest and open demeanor has enabled him to treat each patient based on his/her needs with unique qualities, to provide the best in health care methods and procedures, and to provide the resources necessary for sound, intelligent decision making. Since he is board-certified and has three decades of knowledge n the cosmetic surgery field, he is the best choice among the available cosmetic surgery advisors.
* American Medical Association
* Connecticut State Medical Society
* Fairfield County Medical Society
* Norwalk Medical Society
* New Englad Otolaryngology Society
* Am.Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
* Am.Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
* Connecticut Chapter, American College of Surgeons
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