Category Archives: Dr. Anthony Youn in the Media

Student Doctors Practice On You While You Sleep (Really!)

Here is an excerpt from my latest article on CNN.com: Autumn. The air turns cool and crisp, leaves change color, and third-year medical students descend on hospitals to learn to be real doctors… by practicing on real people. As a plastic surgeon, part of my job includes the art of suturing. Over the past 15 […]

  • Posted on: Oct 11 2011
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Can Liposuction Make You Healthier?

A new study recently presented at the annual conference of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons has found that liposuction will not only make you thinner, but can also potentially decrease the triglyceride content in your blood. According to ABC News: Researchers studied levels of cholesterol and “bad” fats called triglycerides in the blood of more […]

  • Posted on: Oct 4 2011
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Phony Plastic Surgeon Leaves Patient With ‘Uniboob’

This story is all over the news.  In what should have been a simple procedure, a phony plastic surgeon left Dinora Rodriguez with a Uniboob, as seen here.  You can read more about it (and watch the accompanying video) on MSNBC.com here. Do your homework!  Always make sure your plastic surgeon is certified by the […]

  • Posted on: Sep 29 2011
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Plastic Surgery And Teens – My NBC News Segment

The numbers of teens undergoing plastic surgery continues to grow. I was recently interviewed on my local NBC News affiliate about this trend. Thank you to WDIV and Dr. Frank McGeorge for putting together this great piece.

  • Posted on: Sep 23 2011
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Dr. Youn on NPR: In Stitches, Doctor-God Complex, and Plastic Surgery

I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by Michel Martin on NPR’s Tell Me More. We discussed a multitude of topics related to IN STITCHES, including growing up Asian American, plastic surgery, the hidden motivations behind becoming a physician, and the Doctor-God complex. Thank you to NPR’s Tell Me More and Michel Martin for […]

  • Posted on: Sep 16 2011
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Dr. Youn on The Rachael Ray Show – Facial Fixes – Wed Sept 14th!

Tune in to the Rachael Ray Show Wednesday, September 14th to watch me reveal four intriguing, little-known, but very effective plastic surgeries to ‘fix’ those facial features you don’t like! Dislike your chubby cheeks or your grumpy mouth? I’ve got the answer on Wednesday! Click here for a teaser and to see local listings.

  • Posted on: Sep 12 2011
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Why Your Plastic Surgeon Won’t Operate On You

Here is the intro to my latest article on CNN.com: I make my living operating on people, but I don’t accept everyone. I turn down one out of every five patients who consult me for cosmetic plastic surgery. Mostly I say no because of a patient’s unrealistic expectations. “Dr. Youn, I’ve had five children. I’ve […]

  • Posted on: Sep 7 2011
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When Wanting Beauty Becomes An Unhealthy Obsession – My NPR Segment

A recent study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery determined that 1/3rd of patients who present for rhinoplasty surgery have Body Dysmorphic Disorder, or BDD.  I recently discussed this troubling statistic, and how this relates to people of color in a segment of NPR’s Tell Me More with Michel Martin. Youn says there are potential neurological […]

  • Posted on: Aug 31 2011
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Doctors Rock Out in the Operating Room

My latest CNN.com article: Confession. I listen to Lady Gaga in the operating room. Except when I do a facelift. Contrary to popular belief, the operating room is not a quiet, intense place where all you hear is the beeping of the anesthesia machine and an occasional grunt from the surgeon. Most ORs are filled […]

  • Posted on: Aug 17 2011
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Seniors and Plastic Surgery: Are More Grannies Getting Nipped and Tucked?

There has been a lot of news lately about some recent studies regarding seniors and plastic surgery. A recent New York Times article focused on this very topic. You can read the article here. I was invited to discuss the topic on Good Morning America Health today. If you listen closely at the beginning, you […]

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2011
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