Dr. Timothy Mountcastle

Plastic Surgery
Reston, VA
24 years experience male

Locations

Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute

Ashburn, VA

Address

44095 pipeline plaza, Suite 430, Ashburn, VA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 830am - 530pm
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Fax

(703) 547-9984

Insurances accepted

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Mountcastle plastic surgery & vein institute

Reston, VA

About

Bio

I am the emeritus Chief of Plastic Surgery at INOVA loudoun hospital (2010-2013) in Leesburg Virginia and Medical Director at Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute. My practice focuses on breast augmentation, liposuction, tummy tucks and Vein surgeries. i have offices located in Ashburn and Reston Virginia.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Phlebology

Surgery

Surgery - Hand Surgery

Doctor Q&A

271 Answers
98 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Peel. : Microdermabrasion does nothing for find lines. Some peels work great for find lines. Some lasers do as well. Others do not.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Lipo price: Prices vary for liposuction. 3000 per area is close to average per area.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Breast Enhancement: 1. Size 2.Saline vs silicone vs fat 3. Incision site 4. Under vs over the muscle 5. Smooth vs textured 6. Lift vs no lift 7. Anatomic vs round implant... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
It can be: Difficult. Don't beat yourself up. Even christopher reeve developed ulcers and he had lots of support. Making a schedule is best and having a team app... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Yes it is. It could also be a sign of a pneumothorax but this would be highly unlikely.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Veins : That are located under the dermis and protrude out further than the surrounding skin.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
How long : Has it been out? If early it could still be inflammation. If late it can be thickened scar tissue around nerves or neuromas. Lots of nerves sit by t... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Fat : You pinch the tissue and your fingers are separated by fat. If no fat is present u can poch the tissue and your fingers will nearly touch.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Its ok: But all implants have the ability to be seeded if bacteria gets into the blood stream. So if i were you i wouldnt risk it even though there is no real... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Trauma: Rheumatoid. Infection. Inflammation or foreign body are leading causes.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Many ways to : Treat these issues early with help. I would see a doctor for further info.
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A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Possibly: You can definitely decrease in size. It may be difficult to go from a 36 to a 32 as this is your chest wall circumference.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
High in vitamins: And protein to heal wound. Pressure relief is most important though. Moving patient every hour or two.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
See your doctor. : It may be epididymitis. May be something else.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: Not with a negative ultrasound. Any edema notes on ultrasound? Could be lymphatics. Or local tissue injury too
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Yes it is safe at this point
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Hard breast: depends on the amount and density of breast parenchyma to fat ratio
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
It can: Acne can be very difficult to treat and there are many variations.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: It must be visualized. It can be suspected but for 100 percent diagnosis visualization or biopsy confirms.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Too young: It should not be considered. Psychologically and physically development is still occurring.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Work out: Ab muscles. They have probably atrophied. And the loose skin has nothing to do with ectopic surgery. I.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Theoretically : Yes. But highly unlikely. Smoking and sun is a much bigger risk factor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Hand pain and nausea are unrelated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Larger: Probably a D or DD. Cup up size is variable depending on where you shop
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A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Warts: Warts are difficult to get rid of by any means
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
If symptoms: Worsen. Surgery may be needed.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Surgical excision. : Of a tincture of time may lessen it.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: You will be able to have breast enhancement. The tatoo may stretch out some.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Sclero: Is still considered the gold standard. My laser for veins is rarely used.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Everthing in medicine is possible.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Laser may: Have damage hair follice roots so they wont grown any more.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Trying to: Get the fat out of the 2nd chin and transform it into one chin. Laser lipolysis tends to work great in this area.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
MOHs: Mohs surgery or send to pathologist. Melanoma can't be done with mohs.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
After pregnancy: Pressure in the veins cause both. Straining for hemorrhoid and standing for varicose veins. With childbirth causing both.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: It doesn't work and it's not fda approved.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: Ive never seen any research to suggest that it does.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: They all have same training. Some decide to focus on cosmetics. While others on recon. Cosmetic surgeons are different and any can call themselves tha... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Maybe: Depending on the size of the implants and amount occtissud coverage and whether they are saline of silicone all weighs in to the final answer.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Yes, breastfeeding is possible. There is an inherent risk of losing this ability with this procedure. The percentage risks varies from paper to pa... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Tretinoin: It can thin the skin with excessive use. Try skin ceuticals.
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: Basal cell is a locally agressive cancer that typically can not spread (metastasize). Therefore if removed it is gone. I have seen them the size of a... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Liposuction: Is suction of fat with cannulas. Smart lipo adds a laser component to this.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Nothing works: No mess work on stretch marks. A tummy tuck can get rid of stretch marks below belly button. But you get a big scar in its place.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Placing radiopaque: Dye into the colon via the rectum.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Its a very safe surgery. If done by oculoplastic or plastic surgeon.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Prob not: If you have a bunch. You will prob grow more.
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A member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
Yes: Bit it can be expensive. Around 1000 dollars per armpit.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mountcastle
Plastic Surgery 24 years experience
No: Laser liposuction may work.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Feb 2, 2015
I've known Dr. Timothy Mountcastle for many years, he is an excellent plastic surgeon with additional expertise in treating vein issues. I do not hesitate to refer my patients to him.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mountcastle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mountcastle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr Tim no biopsy yet. Enlarged lymphnodes n mediastatin w rt lung lesions. Previous Br Ca but not mestatised. Tysvm
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Thanks for support. This is a wild ride, but starting to look good!
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Thanks for your time. I have a 14 mth old girl with facial nevus.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Howard University College of Medicine, DC
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT

Residency

LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Chief of plastic surgery INOVA loudoun hospital 2011-2013
Readers choice Award "Best Plastic Surgeon in Loudoun County" - Loudoun Times Mirror 2014

Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
national capital plastic surgery society
virginia society of plastic surgery

Publications

Congenital Breast Deformity Reconstruction Using Perforator Flaps
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