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Dr. Barry Press

Plastic Surgery
San Jose, CA
44 years experience male

Locations

Barry Press, M.D.

Los Gatos, CA

Address

14830 Los Gatos Blvd. , Suite 300, Los Gatos, CA, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

8884513128

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

<ul><li>Resident: general surgery at University of Minnesota Hospitals 1977-85 </li></ul><ul><li>Resident: plastic surgery at NYU Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery 1985-87. </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Am. Board of Surgery 1989-2009 (general surgery no longer practiced.) </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Am. Board of Plastic Surgery 1989: lifetime certificate + participation in the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program. </li></ul><ul><li>Certified/recertified in Subspecialty of Surgery of the Hand (1990-2019.)</li></ul><ul><li>Full-time Stanford faculty member 1987-1995. </li></ul><ul><li>Adjunct Clinical Faculty Member at Stanford 1995-present. </li></ul><u

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

Aesthetic Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Hand Surgery

Wound care

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

1.0K Answers
163 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Every nose is unique: Rhinoplasty may be one of the most individual-patient-specific operations that we do. There are a number of different factors involved, so you need to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Maybe nothing: It may not mean anything. Most of us have hand swelling when sleeping as our hands are not moving and are not elevated above our hearts. Is the swelli... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Long but not obvious: The best way to do an adequate brachioplasty (in most cases) is through a scar that runs from the inner elbow to the center of the armpit. Fat is suct... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Long but not obvious: The best way to do an adequate brachioplasty (in most cases) is through a scar that runs from the inner elbow to the center of the armpit. Fat is suct... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Not to worry: From your description it sounds like you have developed a scar at the site of the injury; it will go away, but it may take several months. Gentle mass... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
With burns,: time to healing depends on how deep the burn is. In general, a burn that heals in less than three weeks does not need surgery. Third degree (fullthick... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Cubital tunnel?: Compression of the ulnar nerve (the "funny bone" at the elbow) can cause symptoms like this. Bending the elbow stretches the nerve...and if there is c... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
See a hand surgeon: Xrays only show bones. This could signify a ligamentous injury that can only be diagnosed by re-examination by a competent hand surgeon and may requir... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Nothing specific: but a facelift is a surgical procedure with all the possible complications of any surgical operation, though they are very uncommon. A good consultati... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 44 years experience
Not necessarily: but it should be easy for the pathologist to examine the margins and determine whether the lesion was completely removed.
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Apr 7, 2013
Answers patient's questions in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable!
Dec 3, 2012
Dr. Press is an insighful physician who gives great advice
Oct 10, 2013
Great answers. Great doctor. Highly recommend.
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Thank you, I saw the surgeon that did the surgery and he prescribe antibiotics but said that the cut looked good that it still hadn't heal thou. But thank you for answering my question
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This was very helpful. Thanks! this made my stress about all five fingers being burned. sausage grease. I would like to talk more about it. please contact me: rosehannahj34@gmail.com
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Thank you! I have four kids and had a total hysterectomy over two years ago and i look 9 months pregnant. I have abdominal pain, back pain.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, IA
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA MEDICAL CENTER, FAIRVIEW

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, San Jose, CA - Winter
2013
Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, San Jose, CA - Winter
2013
Top Plastic Surgeon , First Place, California - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American Association of Plastic Surgeons
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Americian Society for Surgery of the Hand
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