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Dr. James Cullington

Plastic Surgery
Austin, TX
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Austin, TX

Address

1400 N. IH 35 Ste 320, Austin, TX
Directions

Fax

5123248323

About

Bio

complex reconstructive,cosemeic and congenital surgery

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

95 Answers
216 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Facelifts: Myths: facelifts remove all your wrinkles, and Botox always works.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Old cut: Go to hand surgeon wound can be closed late and can heal safely without stitches but you need an expert eval to choose best way.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Genital pimple: You need a physical exam as it can be an infection a benign cyst or even std go to the doctor noe.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Curved penis: Penal curvatures can be corrected or improved to help with sexual performance and cosmetic presentation often you need to a surgeon who does hypospa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Pregnancy possible: Often post surgery and post pregnancy cramping and flow will be different if persists see your ob- gyn but you should be able to get pregnant unless t... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Vitamin K is necessa: Vitamin k is an essential vitamin for blood clotting and many things but most people maintain on there usual diet and life style including outdoors ex... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Lesions to diagnose: To really discover the diagnosis requires a biopsy and pathological diagnosis.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Large breasts : Large breasts over time tend droop make stretch marks also pregnancies stretch the skin just like the abdomen as does weight gain increases heavi... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Alopecia in children: Baldness in children is rare so she needs a work up for metabolic causes also stress and rule chemicals so you need to go to your pediatrician and ru... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Catchetet incomplete: Incomplete removal unlikely more often this pjs a thrombosed vein that feels hard usually this would absorb and disappears in a few weeks some get inf... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Breast surgery: Yes some will feel the same but some may scars or new firmness to the breast it depends if patient had implants reduction reconstruction or fat inje... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Brown recluse bites: Brown recluse bites often start as a bruise then often a dark black dot of necrosis in a center of a hard area of fat necrosis often getting red and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Genital surgery: Yes males have straitened operations also to enlarge or lengthen surgeryalso can add testicle implants woman have labia to improve looks often reduce... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Usually best done by transplanting your own hair and with local flaps if s small area no creams will replace a turn receding hairline die to genetics... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Time is your friend: The fact you are able to ask the question and have returned means your injury is minor see your local md and he help you decide on x-ray and any tests... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Herniated disc: Yes pre existing disease make you more acceptable to herniated. Disc but they happen in people with little or no trauma so just have any new neuro sy... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Perky breasts: Many techniques including augmentation fat injections mastopexy or combination of these surgeries.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Dry gangrene : A small patch of gangrene should self destruct on 3. -4 weeks first the scab had slowly loosen and fall off and then self heal.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Skill reduction: Cranipplasty are usually at a younger age butsevete distortion can still be see a craniofacial plastic surgeon.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Blue face: Blood runs downhill so the is bruising and the swelling is fluid usually blood falling with gravity to the eye and face and absorbed slowly.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Head ache ,infection: Spinal headache can be severe requiring bed rest and sometimes a blood clot patch over puncture site and infection is potentially very rare but also... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Hair loss: Hair loss is primarily genetic avoid chemical damage as dyes etc .Keep hormones in balance if you don't get radiation or chemotherapy you left wit... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Old healeinflammatio: Lung scars are often seen on x-rays usually. Are due to infections but not active but left scars sometimes you have to tested for fungal TB and pos... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Ca require small amounts of skin removal for margins then local flap or skin grafts can be used to cover the defect.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Palliative: Palliative care is a consensus decision that the patient and family agree is the best solution.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
If: If it elective get at least two opinions ask your dentist his opinion make sure you understand risks.
A female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Perforated septum: Many ways to repair most nasal surgery. Can be done as an outpatient.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Biopsy is best: The best way is to have one removed and path report will confirm the real diagnosis but on general lipomas ate painless lumps under the skin only and... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Go to your md : A swollen finger that is purple implies vascular change there are many causes some very serious so quit looking for this venue and go to a profession... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Strictures fissures: Banding has few complications if a lot is done sometimes you can get a stricture and the rectum be tight or you can a fissure from failure to heal co... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Improvement only: Ance needs good medical and antibiotic management first to decrease further damage then deem abrasion lasar and surgery can make improvement but can e... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Vomit,vision loss: Time to visit your md pt nausea probably benign flu etc true vision loss need to be looked into i doubt it is serious assit is transient.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Recurrent back pain : When your pain returns on a pt who had back surgery you need a complex work up x-rays physical exam because scar is the answer after no real path ca... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
See an opthalmogist: You can still get surgery as the lens will replace the damaged areas.
A member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Urine infections : It sounds like that your problems are kidney an d bladder so since your pain could be stones or kidney infection and you seem to be getting uti's wi... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Care post nasal sc: Often nose is packed for several days then one keep head elevated moist sprays to nose avoid blowing nose too hard and should heal quickly.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Metastatic melons a: The survival rate is very poor and side effects are many life span is measured in months and cure is almost non existent.
A member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Your problems require only one thing go see your md you need a detailed history nd physical exam some blood screening tests and more than one visit yo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Hair removal : Hair reduction is the proper term both work but hair is rarely permanently gone lasar can do wider areas and often less painful both have minor scarr... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Gentle: Gentle daily use of joint keeps pain down and protects functioni.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Home remedied: Drying agents for oily skin frequent cleansing and make up to camo scars and tanning of face helps.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Gangrene: Gas gangrene is clostridium infection necrotizing fasciitis is an infection with strep MRSA and often some pseudomonas or combo these can cultured t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Keloid by piercing: Most keloids by piercing is the ears i believe the belly button would be more than the nose danger is repiercing after having a keloid do not do thi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Perianal skin tags: Skin tags are benign lesion and can be easily removed but you need to be examined by your md to be sure they are not venereal warts or something else... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Most: Most joint pain is benign.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Menses and surgery: Usually a good time for is mid cycle as there is less tendency to bleed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Antibiotic ointment is good on small open wound best to use what your surgeon proscribed.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Safe lasar use: Yes lasar is usually safe but more important the results this is not a eraser so make sure you are looking for levels of improvement as little some o... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Better on scars: Each of these products and both can fall short of expectations they don't erase scars they improve them each is cheap enough so you can both with no... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cullington is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cullington is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I did have another MRI and flex ion extension X-ray and didn't show any changes from the previously
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! It's only been 2 days so time will tell. But either way I will consult my doctor
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Thanks for your quick reply! Ive had the lump for 7 weeks no pain, should I still go to doc, thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

walter reed med ctr

Awards

Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Austin Region, TX - Summer
2013
Top Plastic Surgeon , Second Place, Austin Region, TX - Summer
2013
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