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Stanford University School of Medicine is one of the world's leading medical centers. The Adult Plastic Surgery Clinic, part of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, is strongly committed to excellence in patient care and cross-disciplinary research that brings current medical developments into clinical practice.
Care and Treatment
Plastic Surgery Statistics
Consider the following statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS):
The top five cosmetic surgery procedures in 2004 were nose reshaping, liposuction, breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, and facelift.
From 2000 to 2004, the number of reconstructive plastic surgery patients has decreased 10 percent.
Liposuction procedures more than quadrupled between 1992 and 2004.
Breast augmentation surgery increased sevenfold between 1992 and 2004.
Minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have increased 36 percent between 2000 and 2004.
Top cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004
Top female cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004
Top male cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in 2004
Top reconstructive plastic surgery procedures in 2004
Endurance athlete Clifford Barnes developed a serious bone infection after being run over by a car. Careful work by his medical team at Stanford saved his leg.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
You are welcome to schedule an appointment yourself. However, we encourage your regular doctor to contact us so we can resolve issues or logistical problems that cause delays in seeing a plastic surgeon. Your regular doctor should also review information for health care professionals.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
Bring copies of your medical records and imaging studies (x-rays, MRIs, CT scans) to your first appointment.
Your first visit could last 2-3 hours because several doctors may review your medical records and discuss your condition with you.
It is often helpful to write down a list of questions that you may have and to bring along a family.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
As surgeons, we share your goal of providing the best possible care for your patients. We also strive to integrate training, research, and the development of novel technology with clinical care. Throughout and after their treatment at Stanford, we encourage patients to maintain close contact with their primary care and referring physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form to 650-725-5223 for all adult matters except hand/upper limb.
You can also contact our clinics directly:
Plastic Surgery Adult Clinic (except hand/upper limb): 650-723-7001