Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgeon ’

Avoid These At All Costs!

What’s good for us, and what’s bad? In this week’s newsletter, I thought I’d let you in on some of the bad. Here are some foods and treatments that I recommend you stay away from at all costs. Food: Vegetable Oils such as soybean oil, corn oil, and canola oil– These oils have high levels of […]


FAT – What you need to know

Are you as sad as I am that summer is over? My kids started school this week, so we’re definitely on the threshold of Autumn! In this post I’d love to share with you the skinny on FAT. Yes, fat in your diet isn’t necessarily bad for you. In fact, certain fats are good for […]


My Big Announcement

I can’t believe it’s almost here. I’ve spent the past five years writing and re-writing my story, the story that took place after my first book, “In Stitches,” ended. “Playing God: The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon” is a page-turning, humorous, and moving look at my journey through general and plastic surgery residency, a Beverly Hills cosmetic fellowship, and starting my own practice as a […]


Five Simple & Inexpensive Tips to Look Younger Today!

We all would love to look younger, but the cost can get in the way. So here are five simple tricks that you can employ today to look years younger! 1. Lift Up Your Tongue When Taking Photos – If you don’t like how your neckline looks when taking pictures, try this simple trick: Lift your tongue […]


Small Thoughts, Big Ideas For You

I’ve been spending a lot of time sharing my thoughts on my Instagram account. I thought I’d share some of my most popular posts with you today. I hope you enjoy them. Several years ago I was a regular columnist for CNN.com. My articles often went viral, with millions of people reading them. I was […]


Man Sues Cosmetic Surgeon After He Allegedly Removed His Nose

The video says it all. So why did this man’s doctor remove his nose? This is pure speculation, but an infection of the cartilage of the nose, such as by MRSA, could result in the cartilage being destroyed. This could cause the nose to collapse, and necessitate actual removal. So what should people take away […]


Plastic Surgeons: The Rock Stars Of Medicine?

I was asked by Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for doctors) to write an article about the career of plastic surgery.  How hard is it to become a plastic surgeon?  What does it take?  What types of people should consider plastic surgery as a career choice?  Exactly what do plastic surgeons do, anyways?  Well, here’s what […]



Plastic Surgery: The Wild West Of Medicine

My latest article on CNN.com: Recently, a young woman named Martha decided to undergo a breast augmentation.  She researched doctors and found one whom she felt was well-qualified.  Ads in magazines touted him as board-certified and a top plastic surgeon in the area.  Martha met him in consultation and underwent the procedure in his office […]


Plastic Surgeon Pays Hitman 3 Silver Bars To Kill Another Doctor

A crazy story from MSNBC.com: A West Texas plastic surgeon paid someone $9,000 — in the form of three silver bars — to kill another doctor who was dating his ex-girlfriend, police alleged Monday. Dr. Thomas Michael Dixon and David Neal Shepard were arrested by police in Amarillo shortly after midnight, authorities announced. They are […]