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Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt

Plastic Surgery
Lakewood, OH
23 years experience

Locations

Cleveland Cosmetic SUrgery

Middleburg Heights, OH

Address

7232 Pearl Road, Middleburg Heights, OH
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Cleveland Cosmetic Surgery

Lakewood, OH

Office

Lakewood, OH

Cleveland Cosmetic Surgery

Canton, OH

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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

Greek

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Cost: Earlobe repair may be performed in the office with just local anesthesia "novacaine") or in the outpatient setting under sedation or anesthesia. The ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Body Lift : A body lift is performed to remove unwanted/excessive amounts of loose fat and skin. It is done to improve the shape and tone of the underlying tissu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes!: It is safe to see your dentist after breast implant surgery. Some doctors still recommend you take an antibiotic before surgery. There is no scienti... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Drooping Boobs: The effects of gravity will always be working against women (and men as well). The larger the implant or breast the more sagging a women is likely to... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Breast Augmentation: Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure to increase the size of the breast. It is commonly done with implants (saline or gel) or with fat transfe... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Bruising: After breast implant surgery, it is possible and not uncommon to see some minimal bruising. This will take a few weeks to go away. If one breast is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Change the size: You can easily exchange the implants for either a bigger size or a smaller one. Depending on how much of a change you desire, will determine the exte... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
3-6 months: It is best to wait at least 3-6 months after the abortion before undergoing breast implant surgery. This will allow your body time to return to "base... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Sagging breasts: The effects of gravity affect all women but to varying degrees. The larger the implant or breast, the more likely you are to experience sagging or dr... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
YES: It is possible that you could have one implant surgery and not have to have another one. This however, is not likely. Over time, the implant may hav... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Supplements : Yes, all dietary supplements should be stopped 2 weeks or more before surgery. Only essential medications should be taken within this time frame. It... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Silicone breast implants have been shown to be safe in many recent studies. The fda has approved these implants for all patients as long as you are 2... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Somewhat: Patients who undergo breast augmentation find that they need to take pain medicine regularly for about 5-7 days. Implants under the muscle may requir... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
When needed: Most believe that saline implants will last 8-12 years before deflating and needing replacement. However, if you are not having any problems or notic... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
18 yrs: Most societies and doctors recognize age 18 as the minimum age to undergo breast implant surgery. Most 18 year olds are mature enough to understand ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Side effects: Patients who have completed breast development and are 18 yrs of age (22 for gel) are considered "old enough" to have breast augmentation. Over the ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Very Safe: A well-trained surgeon with much experience in aesthetic breast surgery has a low complication rate. As with any procedure, the inherent risks are we... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Minimal: Most surgeons who perform this procedure with frequency have few significant complications. The most common issues include altered feeling, capsular ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Not recommended!: Although you may see an increase in your breast size as result of hormone replacement therapy (hrt), it should not be the means to larger breasts. Th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
YES: Breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a very common procedure. For patients who are unhappy with the shape of their breasts and are looking for a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Facelift: A facelift procedure is generally performed to enhance the appearance of the lower third of the face and neck. This surgery addresses the jowl region... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Lupus: Breast implants should not effect your condition, however, your condition can effect your surgery. Depending on how stable your lupus is and how you ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
In a week usually: I usually advise my patients not to wear underwire bras for 4 weeks because they tend to irritate the incision under the breast. In some cases, I hav... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes : Initially, you will be able to feel the implants underneath your skin. As time goes by, this becomes less noticeable to most patients. This is espec... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Breast Augmentation: Breast augmentation is commonly done with implants (saline or gel). Depending on the desired outcome, may influence the type of implant you choose. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Minimal: Most surgeons who perform this procedure with frequency have few significant complications. The most common issues include altered feeling, infection... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
A few days: Liposuction can be done in a minimally traumatic way which limits the recovery time. The more areas which are treated, the more downtime that may res... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Keloids: Yes, if you are prone to getting keloids, then it is possible to end up with a keloid type scar around the areola. There are some medications and tre... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes but...: Most patients do not chose to be awake for this procedure. In fact, most do not want know or feel anything while the procedure is being performed. M... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Earlobe repair: Earlobe repair is a relatively simple surgical procedure done to repair a torn earlobe. The surgeon removes the healed skin on the inside of the torn... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Prevelle: Prevelle silk is a new hyaluronic acid dermal filler that is used to minimize wrinkles, fill in folds and creases, and plump-up other facial contours.... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Cost: Breast augmentation (boob job) is commonly performed in an outpatient setting under anesthesia. The cost, depending on where you live, ranges from $3... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Safe: If your blood sugars are well-controlled the risk of post-operative infection or poor healing is very low. You should consult your primary medical do... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Side effects: Most surgeons who perform this procedure with frequency have few significant long term complications. The most common issues include device failure,... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Swelling?: Your breasts will remain very firm for several weeks after surgery due to swelling. After this time, the breasts should soften as the skin stretches ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Dermal Fillers: Dermal fillers are materials commonly used to "fill-in" facial wrinkles and decrease visible signs of aging. These substances are injected into the s... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Aesthetics: Merriam-webster dictionary defines "aesthetics" as follows: 1. Of, relating to, or dealing with aesthetics or the beautiful 2. Pleasing in appearanc... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Dermabrasion: Dermabrasion is a surgical procedure designed to gently remove the outer layers of skin. It is commonly performed to improve the appearance of the sk... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goldschmidt
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Cost: If you have significant symptoms including back pain, neck pain, persistent rash or infection under the breasts, and the surgeon expects the removal ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Goldschmidt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldschmidt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Graduated 1999MD

Affiliations

American Medical Association
American College of Surgeons
Cleveland Cosmetic Surgery
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