Body contouring and shaping includes various techniques to help reshape and rejuvenate almost any area of the body. Plastic, aesthetic, and reconstructive surgery at the University of Miami Health System is one of the only academic plastic surgery programs in Florida, and our comprehensive training and advanced technical skills enable us to deliver the best result to you. Our faculty have the knowledge and skill of both cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. You can feel confident knowing that highly trained experts are providing your body contouring.
Who is a Candidate?
If you wish to change the look or shape of some part of your body, we may be able to help with this service.
What to Expect
If your surgeon has requested that you bring special garments with you to the hospital, please bring those on the day of your procedure. Body contouring is performed under general anesthesia (fully asleep). This procedure typically requires staying one to two nights in the hospital and recovery usually takes two to six weeks – depending on the extent of your body contouring.
Why Choose UHealth?
Highly-trained specialists to perform your surgery. Offering the latest in leading-edge research and technology, our plastic surgeons treat many patients who have been referred by doctors from across the country as well as around the globe. Members of our plastic and reconstructive team are experts in a variety of complex procedures and represent a wide range of medical skills and training.
Unparalleled health care for the South Florida community. The University of Miami Health System delivers leading-edge patient care by the region’s best doctors, powered by the groundbreaking research of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
The future of medicine is happening now. From diagnosis to treatment and follow-up, physicians work in teams to diagnose and treat each patient, using the latest technology and innovative approaches in their field. UHealth patients can participate in clinical trials and benefit from the most recent discoveries that are fast-tracked from the laboratory to the bedside.
Greater access to UHealth specialists. With more than 30 clinical sites across South Florida, UHealth patients are able to receive the excellence of academic health care without leaving the area.
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