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Why 2 Plastic Surgeons are Better Than 1 with New Orleans Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery

June 18, 2015

Dr. Velargo and Dr. Hendrick who are fellowship trained Plastic Surgeons that founded and co-own The New Orleans Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery join eHealth Radio and the Plastic Surgery Channel. They are both here to talk about why 2 surgeons are better than 1.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guests Dr. Velargo and Dr. Hendrick discuss the following:

  • What are the advantages for patients to work with a practice where the surgeons have unique specializations on different body parts?
  • When vetting a plastic surgeon, what are the main points to research?
  • What procedures can be done in conjunction with one another? Is it safer? Is it more cost effective?
  • What is recovery like for doing multiple procedures at once?
  • What are the most important questions to ask your plastic surgeon?

Duration: 11:31

Dr. Russell Hendrick, Jr. and Dr. Parker Velargo are the co-owners and co-founders of The New Orleans Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery. While Dr. Hendrick focuses on hand and general plastic & reconstructive surgery, Dr. Velargo focuses on plastic and reconstructive surgery within the head and neck.

Dr. Hendrick and Dr. Velargo are New Orleans natives. After attending high school , undergrad and Medical School together  at LSU in New Orleans, both Dr. Hendrick and Dr. Velargo perfected their specialty skills out of state. Later, they decided to bring their talents back to New Orleans and serve patients of ‘The Crescent City’.

Dr. Hendrick and Dr. Velargo are on staff surgeons at Ochsner Baptist hospital, as well as Touro Infirmary. They also hold operative privileges at several outpatient surgical centers throughout the city. Many minor procedures (not requiring IV or general anesthesia) can be performed in their state of the art procedure room within the clinic. Additionally, Dr. Velargo is a staff physician at Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.

At the New Orleans Center for Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery, we are sincere and passionate about exceeding the needs of our patients. Our objective is not only to provide excellence in our surgical and non-surgical procedures, but also to establish meaningful relationships with our patients. Our mission is to provide our patients with superior care and five-star service. Our goal is to be your destination for aesthetics and plastic surgery in the New Orleans area.


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