Plastic & Hand Surgery Associates Company Profile

04:48 EDT 21st June 2018 | BioPortfolio

We appreciate your interest in Plastic & Hand Surgery Associates / The Face & Body Center and look forward to having you as a patient. Our dedicated surgeons and staff take seriously each patient's care with which they have been entrusted. They are committed to offering quality patient care in a friendly, caring and confidential manner. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, our surgeons have combined experience in excess of 140 years. With a reputation for excellence in performing even the most complex cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries, they are among the nation's premier surgeons and have been elected to memberships in many of the profession's most exclusive and respected societies.UNDERSTANDING PLASTIC SURGERYPlastic surgery is a unique medical specialty in that it combines the talent of an artist with the highly refined technical skills of a surgeon. Just as no two people are identical, no two procedures are the same. Every surgery is customized to accommodate the uniqueness of the individual's physical structure. Plastic surgery is derived from the Greek word "plastikos" meaning 'to mold or give form.' The specialty of plastic surgery encompasses both cosmetic (aesthetic) and reconstructive surgeries. Reconstructive surgery is performed to repair disfigurement caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumor, or disease. Cosmetic or aesthetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body in order to improve or enhance the appearance. Both types of surgery can be complex and require a fully trained and experienced surgeon


Riverchase Medical Suites 2550 Flowood Drive
United States of America


Phone: 601-939-9999
Fax: 601-939-0590

News Articles [1748 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Plastic surgery done in developing countries can carry substantial risks of complications

Patients traveling to developing countries for plastic surgery procedures may experience severe complications—requiring extensive and costly treatment after they return to the United States, reports...

Why More Teen Girls Are Getting Genital Plastic Surgery

(TIME) – Between 2014 and 2015, there was an 80% increase in the number of girls 18 and younger receiving genital plastic surgery, according to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery...

Plastic surgery abroad can lead to severe complications after returning to the US

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Patients traveling to developing countries for plastic surgery procedures may experience severe complications--requiring extensive and costly treatment after they return to the...

Hand-me-down plastic toys may not be good for kids

(Reuters Health) - Children who play with second-hand plastic toys may be exposed to unsafe levels of chemicals like lead and cadmium that have been linked to developmental problems and organ damage, ...

Custom 3D-printed models help plastic surgeons plan and perform rhinoplasty

(Wolters Kluwer Health) Computer-designed, 3D-printed models are emerging as a useful new tool for planning and carrying out cosmetic plastic surgery of the nose, reports a paper in the June issue of ...

The Safety and Efficacy of Outpatient Plastic Surgery

A new study assesses the efficacy and patient safety of plastic surgery performed in the outpatient setting. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Study: Plastic used in many second hand toys may be harmful to children’s health

The plastic used in many second hand toys could pose a risk to children's health because it may not meet the most up to date international safety guidelines, according to new research published in Env...

The American Society For Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reports that modern cosmetic surgical procedures

(American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery ) New data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) shows that many modern cosmetic surgical procedures are on the rise, and that...

PubMed Articles [4835 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

The Impact of Specialty on Cases Performed During Hand Surgery Fellowship Training.

Hand surgery fellowship programs in the United States are predominately sponsored by departments or divisions of orthopaedic surgery or plastic surgery. This study compares the operative experiences o...

Course Review: AOTrauma-Hand Fixation for Surgeons.

Hand trauma forms an important part of plastic surgery and orthopedic training curricula. Although numerous practical hand trauma courses exist, there is always difficulty in achieving the right balan...

"Pathways to academic leadership in plastic surgery - a nationwide survey of program directors, division chiefs, and department chairs of plastic surgery".

While plastic surgeons and plastic surgery residents aspire to leadership in academic plastic surgery, there is no well-established pathway.

When is Teenage Plastic Surgery vs Cosmetic Surgery OK - Reality vs Hype? - A Systematic Review.

Plastic surgery in teenagers has become popular in past decades due to an increase in self-awareness and desire to "fit in" with their peers. In 2016, over 229,551 cosmetic procedures were performed i...

Discussion: Consensus of Leaders in Plastic Surgery: Identifying Procedural Competencies for Canadian Plastic Surgery Residency Training Using a Modified Delphi Technique.

Clinical Trials [6706 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Safety of Hand Surgery in the Anticoagulated Patient

If operating on the anticoagulated patient has been safe for one of the investigators' surgeons for the past 10 years then providing prospective data that substantiates this could prevent ...

Different Sutures in Hand Surgery

This study aims to assess the relationship between overall satisfaction with treatment in a group of randomized patients undergoing elective hand surgery using either absorbable (4-0 Chrom...

Usefullness of Peri-operative Tranexamic Acid in Primary Breast Augmentation With Implants.

Tranexamic acid (TXA), as an antifibrinolytic agent, has shown a tremendous interest in surgery by reducing blood loss ; but only few articles have been reported in the plastic surgery sco...

Hand Transplantation

The purpose of this study is to see if an investigational surgery that transfers tissue from a non-living donor to living individual will help restore greater function, appearance, and sen...

Intravenous and Perineural Dexamethasone for Brachial Plexus Block in Hand Surgery

This study aims to evaluate the if the administration of dexamethasone both around the nerve and in the vein (perineural and intravenous (IV)) will prolong the duration of pain relief from...

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Plastic & Hand Surgery Associates

We appreciate your interest in Plastic & Hand Surgery Associates / The Face & Body Center and look forward to having you as a patient. Our dedicated surgeons and staff take seriously each patient's ca...

Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa

Changes Plastic Surgery & Spa was founded in 1994 by Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Gilbert Lee with a concept that the blending of artistry, precision, technology and advanced skin care can be ...

Plastic Surgery Consultants, Ltd.

Dr. Sam Economou, principal of Plastic Surgery Consultants, is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with more than 15 years experience in plastic and reconstructiv...

Premier Plastic Surgery of Kansas City

The three board-certified surgeons at Premier Plastic Surgery of Kansas City have been in practice together for 15 years and have 60 years of combined experience across all aspects of cosmetic and rec...

The Plastic Surgery Channel

The Plastic Surgery Channel (PSC) is a company devoted exclusively to developing engaging, educational programming about cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The PSC’s goal i...

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