Dr. Jacob Haiavy, the Immediate Past President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and owner of Inland Cosmetic Surgery in Rancho Cucamonga joins eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Information Channel.
An accomplished cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Haiavy has a special interest and expertise in performing body lift surgery after massive weight loss. There are many misconceptions out there about this procedure, and Dr. Haiavy will provide the facts about skin removal and body lift surgery after massive weight loss.
Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Jacob Haiavy discuss the following:
- What are some of the complications or difficulties patients experience after losing a significant amount of weight?
- Can you tell us what happens during body lift surgery?
- What is the recovery like for a body lift patient?
- What is the cost of body lift surgery? Does insurance usually cover body lift surgery?
- How do you see your patient’s lives improve after body lift surgery?
Summary: Body lift surgery can be very helpful for people who live with loose or excess skin after massive weight loss. Above all, patients must seek out a cosmetic or plastic surgeon who is caring, knowledgeable, experienced, and listens to their unique concerns when considering this potentially life-changing set of procedures.
Dr. Jacob Haiavy has been practicing cosmetic surgery in his fully accredited surgery center since 2001. He graduated from New York University, where he was awarded the Alumni Medal, attended Mount Sinai Medical School in New York, and continued there with an internship in General Surgery. After completing his fellowship in Texas with Howard Tobin, M.D., former president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, he moved to Southern California to practice in Rancho Cucamonga and Beverly Hills.
Dr. Haiavy is the Immediate Past President of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, where he directed a full body and facial cosmetic surgery fellowship training program. The author of a number of scientific articles on cosmetic surgery published in leading cosmetic and plastic surgery journals, he has also served as faculty for cosmetic breast, body, and facial rejuvenation courses and is a member of the faculty of Loma Linda University.