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Category: Plastic Surgery


Posted On: March 23, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Gynecomastia has been well-defined as “woman-like breasts” in fact it has been found in as many as 40 to 60 percent of men, and can occur in one or both breasts. Risk factors associated with gynecomastia have included decrease in androgen production or increase in estrogen formation. It can also be associated with hormones such […]

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Board Certified, Plastic Surgeon and Anesthesiologist

Posted On: January 07, 2016 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

During the decision-making process for a plastic surgery procedure, patients must determine what type of surgical procedure they want as well as select the right plastic surgeon to perform the actual procedure. Along with those choices, I encourage patients to do their due diligence and ensure to ask their surgeon who will be providing the […]

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Plastic Surgeons and Members of ASPS

Posted On: December 23, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

A few weeks back, I addressed a question that I am often asked, which is what is required to be a board-certified plastic surgeon. I also mentioned during that blog post that there are 24 medical specialty boards recognized by the America Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).  I know this can be confusing when trying to research […]

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Board Certified Plastic Surgeon Beverly Hills

Posted On: December 14, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

In my Beverly Hills practice I am often asked what is required to be a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. First of all I like to explain that there are 24 medical specialty boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties. In order to become a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, the physician must first graduate from […]

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Posted On: November 09, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

There are many reasons why women decide to undergo secondary breast elective breast revision or reoperation. These include capsular contracture, improper initial placement of the implant, rupture of the implant (silicone or saline), bottoming out of the implant, or double bubble deformity implant placed in a pocket superiorly retropositioned with overlap of skin or simply a decision to make a […]

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Posted On: October 06, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Today I operated on a breast revision patient who had 28-year-old ruptured silicone Dow Corning implants. On MRI, it was determined that the patient had both extra and intracapsular rupture of the implant. As a result, these were probably chronic ruptured implants for many, many years. What has happened is the implants have ruptured and the silicone […]

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Posted On: September 26, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

We perform abdominoplasty and tummy tuck procedures weekly in our Beverly Hills Surgery Center as our patients undergoing complete mommy makeover reconstruction, including augmentation, breast enhancement, mastopexy, body lipo contouring and abdominoplasty. The perfect tummy tuck requires multiple steps during the surgical procedure. The first step includes the incision site being made near the inferior position above […]

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ASAPS 2015 Montreal Meeting

Posted On: May 23, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

As a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon I had the opportunity to attend the annual meeting for the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) held  at the Palais des congrès in Montréal, Quebec, Canada on May 15-18th. I was pleased to see the advancements in surgical technique, safety, and technology that this society was presenting. Annually the […]

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ABMS Maintenance of Certification

Posted On: April 28, 2015 Author: Dr. Stuart Linder

Certification MattersI was pleased to receive a letter from The American Board Of Plastic Surgery, Inc. confirming my active participation in the Maintenance of Certification in Plastic Surgery Program. This letter and certificate are only available to ABPS board-certified plastic surgeons who have currently satisfied the MOC-PS requirements as of 2015. When choosing a plastic […]

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