Who are the Best Breast Reduction Surgeons in the World?
If you are considering getting breast reduction surgery, you have probably thought about this at least once; ‘Who is the Best Breast Reduction Surgeon?’
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How to find the Best Breast Reduction Surgeon
Finding a credible and reputable plastic surgeon that is also an expert in breast reduction helps you feel more comfortable and safe. Moreover, finding a surgeon whom you trust completely with the surgery and post-surgery care is critical. Let’s look at lessons from the top breast reduction surgeons in the world. Even if you don’t plan on getting the surgery done by them, you can research them and learn from their insights.
Dr Elizabeth Hall-Findlay – Canada
Dr Betsy Hall Findlay has been involved in plastic surgery since 1983. She truly enjoys what she does and is inspired by the aesthetic elements of design in plastic surgery. Some people create art on canvas, she does the same with human bodies. She has extensive training and years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
Although, she has performed numerous procedures her contributions to breast surgery have been quite spectacular and recognized worldwide. She is also a winner of the ‘Special Achievement (2010)’ award. This prestigious award is given only to one plastic surgeon every year and the fact she owns it says a lot about her work ethic and contributions to the plastic surgery world.
She also published the classic textbook on breast surgery, ‘Aesthetic Breast Surgery – Concepts and Techniques’ which has won countless editorial awards. All the surgeons and plastic surgery experts are eager to get her opinion. That is the reason she has also served as an editorial member in some of the most prestigious plastic surgery journals. She believes in spreading the knowledge she has gained over the years and gives workshops to plastic surgeons. She also has several landmark publications under her name. Needless to say, she is one of the world’s best when it comes to breast reduction, breast augmentation, breast lifts, and breast lifts.
Professor Madeleine Lejour – Belgium
Professor Madeleine Lejour is famous for the LeJour technique – or Lollipop incision method for Breast Reduction Surgery. In the mid-1970s she became one of the pioneers of breast reconstruction and gained an international reputation as a result. Over time, she develops and improves several breast surgery techniques, both plastic and reconstructive (including a technique for aesthetic breast surgery with a vertical scar that is adopted worldwide).
Madeleine Lejour published 80 scientific articles and continues to enjoy an international reputation today thanks to her pioneering work in breast surgery (both for breast reductions and reconstructions after mastectomy). She wrote many of the classic papers on Breast Reduction including a book on Vertical Mammaplasty and Liposuction.
Madeleine Lejour passed away in the United States in 2015.
Dr Chiara Botti – Italy
Dr Chiara is known worldwide for her breast surgeries. She is an esteemed member of the Italian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery as well as the Paraguayan Society of Plastic Surgery. Her extensive experience involves years of training with her plastic surgeon father Dr Giovanni Botti, colleagues and clinics all around the world.
She has yielded many publications in various online journals. Dr Chiara has actively participated in university hospitals of Lubeck (Germany), Natal (Brazil), Chiba (Japan) and in the departments of prof. Hexner (Frankfurt), Mottura (Cordoba, Argentina), Ribeiro (Rio de Janeiro), Gonzalez (Ribeirao Preto, Brazil), Bratu (Timisoara, Romania), Marten and Bowers (San Francisco, California). This diversity gives her hands-on experience with various patients which is hard to find. Currently, she works at Vella Bella Clinic where all the breast surgery aspirers come to her every day to get the body of their dreams.
Apart from breast surgery, she is also highly interested in antiaging procedures and techniques which makes her a diverse surgeon. She has been to Australia to present her techniques at Plastic Surgeon conferences.
Dr Steven Teitelbaum (Santa Monica, California)
Dr Steven is an Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the UCLA School of Medicine as well as President of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has been in the plastic surgery practice since the year 1995.
He got his medical education from UCLA School of Medicine and surgical residency from Harvard. His stellar academic, years of experience and practical training have made him a fine board-certified plastic surgeon.
Although he performs numerous procedures but has a special interest in breast surgeries. He is guided by the principle of proportions and symmetry and creates spectacular results for his patients.
As per Allure Magazine; ‘Teitelbaum is guided by principles of proportion and restraint, and he produces astonishingly natural-looking results.’ Apart from changing the lives of his patients, he is committed to sharing his knowledge and gives lectures, published journals that help aspiring plastic surgeons learn from his patient experiences.
Dr John Tebbetts (Dallas, Texas)
Dr John Tebbetts is a famous Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. With over 49 years of collective experience in his field, he is undoubtedly one of the top breast surgeons in the world. He graduated from the University of Texas in the year 1972 and began his journey from there.
He is extremely passionate about breast procedures; implants, reduction and more. His aesthetic eye combined with his expertise and years of experience makes him a dream surgeon for many. He is also invested in spreading the knowledge he has accumulated over the years and gives numerous lectures to aspiring surgeons.
He transforms a patient’s life, not only through aesthetic but also function. He not only performed the surgeries impeccably but stays with the surgeon throughout recovery. His ultimate care and patient-first approach make him a fan favourite.
He is the author of an amazing book: ‘The Best Breast: The Ultimate, Discriminating Woman’s Guide to Breast Augmentation’ which is loaded with useful information. If you are considering breast implants, it is the best resource to get your hands on and educate yourself.
Whether you are considering breast reduction or breast augmentation, you can always call and book an appointment with him. You won’t be regretting it and that’s a guarantee.
Dr David Hidalgo (New York City, New York)
Dr Hidalgo is known as one of the best reconstructive microsurgeons in the world. He is known for reconstructing the most difficult breast, body and facial defects. Dr Hidalgo body contouring surgeries are no less than an art form and are appreciated by surgeons worldwide. He is invited to numerous regional, national and international meeting to share his extensive knowledge.
He has also written 100 scientific papers, yes a 100. These papers are a treasure for all the plastic surgeons in the world. Apart from being a great surgeon, he is also a philanthropist. A portion of each of his surgeries goes to philanthropic activities.
To him, plastic surgery is an art form; “Art allows me to appreciate fine nuances in shape and form that are critical to achieving an optimal result in plastic surgery procedures, whether it is a facelift, breast reduction, or a rhinoplasty. I believe there is no better method for training and refining your eye than to be continually engaged as a visual artist. “His eye for art and aesthetics makes him top our breast reduction surgeons on the world.
Dr Leonard Hochstein (Miami, Florida)
Dr Leonard Hochstein is also known as a celebrity plastic surgeon is one of the best plastic surgeons in the world. He has performed over 27000 breast procedures throughout his career. These procedures involved reductions, implants, lifts and more. Along with that, he also offers plenty of Medspa treatments that practically address all your aesthetic goals in one place.
Apart from being known as the ‘Boob God’ in an aesthetic world, he strongly believes in giving back to the community and donates a portion of his surgeries to charitable organizations. One of the major beneficiaries is the ‘Make a Wish’ foundation along with several other organizations.
People from all around the world; Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, the Caribbean, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, India, and Europe come to Boob God for transforming their bodies.
Dr Patrick Maxwell (Nashville, Tennessee)
Dr Maxwell is a board-certified plastic surgeon, known nationally and internationally for his breast and aesthetic surgery procedures. He uses modern surgical techniques to create superior quality outcomes.
He graduated from Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and got extensive training from general and plastic surgery residencies at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a gifted artist and uses his artistic vision in combination with his academics and years of experience to turn human bodies into art.
He is an author of 100+ scientific articles and has given countless lectures on cosmetic surgeries in over 20 countries around the world. He is constantly invited to various prestigious platforms to share his knowledge with the rest of the plastic surgery world. He is a founder of Allergan Academy, a place that teaches surgeons to use new equipment and advances in the breast surgery world. He has been a part of every best surgeon list for the past decade and our list is no different.
He is also a winner of the residential Award from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons for “excellence as an educator and innovator bringing art and science to a new level for the specialty.”
Dr Dennis Hammond (Grand Rapids, Michigan)
Dr Dennis Hammond is a board-certified plastic surgeon. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School and the University of Michigan. After completing medical school training, the integrated Plastic Surgery training program in Grand Rapids. Dr Hammond has become one of the world’s most recognized and respected authorities in aesthetic and reconstructive surgeries. He is also a co-editor of the most influential textbooks in the field; “Atlas of Aesthetic Breast Surgery”. He has a keen interest in breast revision surgery and has been practising since the year 1992.
He also reviews numerous scientific articles and is trusted for his views on extensive journals. He is an esteemed member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) as well as for the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS).
The most notable achievement of Dr Dennis is the development of the SPAIR Mammaplasty. This procedure is designed to reduce overly large breast size with minimal scarring and outstanding results for breast lift and breast reduction. He is committed to providing amazing results in the safest manner possible and that is why he is in our list of best breast reduction surgeons in the world.
Dr Larry Fan (San Francisco, California)
Dr Fan is extremely passionate about what he does and believes that everyone deserves to look and feel their best. He summed it beautifully in a personal message for his fans; ‘I love being a plastic surgeon. I love the intellectual demand and technical wizardry. I love the artistry and creation of beauty. Most of all, I love that I make people happy….’
Dr Fan is an award-winning plastic surgeon and is primarily known for his amazing breast and body procedures. He was educated at Harvard & UCSF. He is known for his natural-looking results and attentive patient care. He has constantly been voted as one of America’s top plastic surgeons for the past 12 years. This fact alone says something about Mr Fan’s magic. His state-of-the-art office is based in San Francisco where he has transformed the lives of many patients. Apart from breast procedures, he also provides a variety of face, body and skin procedures.
Dr Carmen Munteanu studied with Dr Elizabeth Hall-Findlay to learn Top Breast Reduction Surgery techniques
Where do you learn the best breast reduction surgery techniques? – from the Best Reduction Surgeons in the World.
You can read their textbook(s), their medical journal articles, watch their videos and meet them at medical conferences. The BEST way to study and learn their cutting-edge surgical techniques is to go with them into the operating theatre.
Some of the best breast surgeons and best breast reduction surgeons in the world are Female Breast Plastic Surgeons.
- Dr Elizabeth Hall-Findlay – Canada
- Dr Chiara Botti – Italy
- Dr Madeleine Lejour – Belgium (Passed away 2015)
Dr Carmen Munteanu travelled to Banff, Canada to attend the Banff Breast and Body Workshop hosted by Dr Elizabeth Hall-Findlay. Dr Elizabeth is the pioneer of the famous Hall-Findlay technique for breast reduction.
Dr Carmen found the workshop to be excellent and has come home with renewed enthusiasm for one of her favourite surgeries – Breast Reduction
Dr Carmen Munteanu – Specialist Plastic Surgeon
Dr Carmen Munteanu MD. FRACS (Plas) is a very skilled and compassionate Specialist Plastic Surgeon based in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs.
She is one of Melbourne’s most experienced and sought-after female Plastic Surgeons specialising in aesthetic breast surgery and body contouring. That includes Breast Reduction, Breast Lift, Breast Implant Surgery and Body Surgery.
With over 25 years of surgical experience in Plastic Surgery, Dr Carmen firmly believes that a good surgeon is first a good doctor. She will always take into consideration all the health aspects and personal circumstances of each patient.
A dedicated Specialist Plastic and Cosmetic Surgeon, Dr Carmen is renowned for providing exceptional care, support and helping achieve realistic goals for her patients.
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