Dr. Youn's Blog

Should Doctors Treat Family Members?

My latest CNN.com blog article: Imagine you are a highly skilled surgeon. Then imagine that your grandson gets into a terrible car accident and suffers serious internal injuries. The injuries are so severe that he needs a physician to operate on him immediately. Even though a qualified surgeon is ready, willing and able to perform […]

  • Posted on: Jan 16 2012
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Dr. Youn on “Good Morning America” Monday Jan. 9th!

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be featured on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday morning between 8-8:30am!  If you watch you’ll meet one of my newest patients and see some great results.  For more information, check out the Good Morning America website HERE. Thank you to everyone at GMA for having me on […]

  • Posted on: Jan 8 2012
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“In Stitches” Voted A 2012 Michigan Notable Book!

Every year the Library of Michigan chooses several books to be named a Michigan Notable Book.  I’m extremely proud to announce that my humorous memoir, In Stitches, has been voted one of these books for 2012.  It’s really an honor to be part of this great group of books and authors. From the Detroit Free Press: A […]

  • Posted on: Jan 4 2012
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SHAPE Magazine Reveals My Best And Worst Of 2011 – Secrets Revealed!

SHAPE Magazine has just printed an article entitled, “Secrets of a Celebrity Plastic Surgeon, Revealed!  Best and Worst of 2011, Did They or Didn’t They? ”  In the article I discuss celebs like JWoww, Kris Jenner, Pippa Middleton, and others.  We also cover some of the hottest trends in plastic surgery today! Here’s a small […]

  • Posted on: Jan 3 2012
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Access Hollywood: Roundup of 2011 Celebrity Plastic Surgery

Access Hollywood is presenting my roundup of the best and worst celebrity plastic surgery of 2011.  The show airs today (Monday, Jan. 2nd)!  Check your local listings or their website here for showtimes! The photo to the left was taken as I exited the elevators and entered the Access Hollywood studios.  I had to cut short […]

  • Posted on: Jan 2 2012
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France To Pay To Remove Breast Implants Made Of Silicone “For Mattresses”

Interesting and scary story out of France.  A breast implant manufacturer, Poly Implant Prosthese, has been accused of using non-medical silicone (made “for mattresses”) in their breast implants.  Approximately 30,000 women in France have these implants, which have an unacceptably high rupture rate.  According to an article in CNN.com: – The French Health ministry is […]

  • Posted on: Dec 29 2011
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Please Thank Your Nurses On Christmas (And New Year’s Eve)

My latest article for CNN.com has gotten people talking: You can guarantee that three places will be open on Christmas day: Chinese restaurants, Denny’s and hospitals. I spent part of last Christmas in the hospital visiting my mother-in-law who was recovering from open heart surgery.  I felt depressed walking into the building that morning.  My […]

  • Posted on: Dec 27 2011
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Santa’s Plastic Surgery Requests

Just for fun, the popular plastic surgery website, www.RealSelf.com, posted my plastic surgery recommendations for Santa Claus now that his big one-day-a-year job is done.  Somehow I doubt he’ll take my recommendations to heart. I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas! Thank you to www.RealSelf.com for asking me to take part in their Santa plastic […]

  • Posted on: Dec 26 2011
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