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I had gastric sleeve in December 2015. At the time I weighed 335 and I am currently down to 185. I am working hard at losing another 15 prior to surgery. I have a few surgeons in mind but am having a hard time finding ones that specialize in post massive weightloss body contouring. I would love recommendations. I am ok with travelling out of the country for someone who is known for these skills.

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there are some around. Where do you live?

also, the above poster is right - realself is a great resource. I used it a lot to come p with my "short list" when I was researching surgeons.

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P.S. you said you're willing to travel outside of the country. Dr. Francisco Sauceda in Monterrey, MX and Dr. Laura Carmina Cardenas in Tijuana, MX both have excellent reputations.

Also look at Dr. Katzen in the LA area, Dr. Michaels in Bethesda, MD, and Dr. Capella in Ramsey, NJ. I had Lawrence Zachary in Chicago whom I can also recommend - although he's a bit pricey (well, not the some of the others aren't...). They all specialize in massive weight loss patients - although there are others....

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56 minutes ago, catwoman7 said:

P.S. you said you're willing to travel outside of the country. Dr. Francisco Sauceda in Monterrey, MX and Dr. Laura Carmina Cardenas in Tijuana, MX both have excellent reputations.

Also look at Dr. Katzen in the LA area, Dr. Michaels in Bethesda, MD, and Dr. Capella in Ramsey, NJ. I had Lawrence Zachary in Chicago whom I can also recommend - although he's a bit pricey (well, not the some of the others aren't...). They all specialize in massive weight loss patients - although there are others....

I consulted with the surgeons bolded, plus Dr Agha in Newport Beach, Dr Stoker in Marina Del Rey & Dr Hurwitz in Pittsburgh. I only considered surgeons who specialize in Massive Weight Loss patients

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I went to dr Alexander Moya in lewisburg pa. He was the creator of the corset body lift designed especially for bodies that have had major weight loss. He is at lewisburg plastic surgery. Look him up. He’s awesome. I had lost 135 pounds and he did a FDL Tummy Tuck and thigh lift my first surgery. Then I had extended arm lift and breast augmentation second surgery. Really takes his time with you during consultation.

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I don't have personal experience with him, but I have heard good things about Dr. Alex Galvez in Tijuana, MX.

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