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Dr. William Austen

Plastic Surgery
Boston, MA
27 years experience

Locations

MGH Plastic Surgery

Boston, MA

Address

Wang 435, 55 Fruit St, MGH, Boston, MA
Directions

Fax

6177268089

About

Bio

Chief of Plastic Surgery at The Massachusetts General Hospital.

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Austen
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
No!: Silicone injections are not safe for the buttock. They should never be used.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Austen
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
Very common: Patient safety is the most important consideration with these types of procedures. Patients often want many things done at once. It is very common and safe to perform breast surgery and abdominoplasty at the same time. However, each patient must be evaluated carefully by a board certified plastic surgeon and the risks fully explained.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Austen
Plastic Surgery 27 years experience
It's dead tissue: Dead tissue is black. The end result of severe frostbite is dead tissue.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Austen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Austen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thanks for your quick reply!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

teacher of the year/ Harvard plastic surgery
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