Metairie Plastic Surgeons is located in Metairie, LA and proudly serves clients in Baton Rouge, LA and the surrounding areas. It was founded by Dr. Gustavo Colón, a native of Puerto Rico who was raised in New York City. After earning his medical degree, he completed residencies in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery in New Orleans. He earned board certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and established a practice, where he was eventually joined by his son-in-law, Dr. Thomas Sands. Dr. Colón passed away in 2015 at the age of 77.
Dr. Thomas Sands earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He then moved to Houston to continue his medical training at the Texas Medical Center at the University of Texas. He undertook more training at several different hospitals including Memorial Herman Hospital, Texas Heart Hospital, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Methodist Hospital, and St. Luke’s Hospital.
After completing his training, Dr. Sands and his wife decided to return to New Orleans to offer medical services after the destruction of Hurricane Katrina. He was Dr. Colón’s junior partner for a number of years. Dr. Sands is especially interested in breast reconstruction, body contouring, aesthetic surgery and skin cancer reconstruction.
What Kinds of Services Does Metairie Plastic Surgeons Offer?
Metairie Plastic Surgeons offers a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures that include the following:
• Body contouring
• Laser skin resurfacing
• Breast surgery
• BOTOX® injections
What is Body Contouring?
Body contouring describes any of several different plastic surgery procedures done to give the patient a shapelier and more trim-looking body. It is very often done after someone has lost a lot of weight and has been left with fat deposits and a lot of excess sagging skin. Body contouring procedures can be done on the abdomen, breasts, thighs, arms and other parts of the body.
What is Breast Reconstruction?
Breast reconstruction is a surgical procedure done to replace or repair a woman’s breast after she has had a mastectomy. Metairie Plastic Surgeons offers a variety of techniques. The patient may undergo breast reconstruction immediately after the mastectomy, or she may have it done later. It all depends on the unique situation.
Are you interested in taking advantage of plastic surgery procedures in the Baton Rouge, LA area? Make an appointment at Metairie Plastic Surgeons in Metairie, LA! Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get started.