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Dr. Michael Beckenstein

Plastic Surgery
Birmingham, AL
35 years experience male

Locations

Michael S. Beckenstein, MD

Birmingham, AL

Address

800 Saint Vincents Drive #610, Birmingham, AL, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

2059393353

About

Bio

Dr. Michael Beckenstein is a board certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience in reconstructive and plastic surgery in Birmingham. Dr. Beckenstein specializes in breast augmentation, breast lift, breast reduction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and breast reconstruction procedures. Visit his website to learn more about the procedures Dr. Beckenstein provides.

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

Breast Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Very small chance: The risk of death, in healthy individuals, for this surgery is less than 1 in50, 000. Choosing a board certified pastic surgeon with a lot of experien... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: Depending on the severity of the disorder will dictate if it is safe to proceed. How your coagulation profile responds to administration of dictates ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: The american society of plastic surgeons asps www.Plasticsurgery.Org and the american society forvaesthetic plastic surgery asaps www.Surgery.Org, hav... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: A second augmentation implies the first implants were removed and not replaced. Performing an augmentation again is possible and safe if the surgeon i... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Big difference!: Mastopexies are used to restore ptotic or saggy breasts. The breast tissue is reshaped and then the excess skin is removed and redraped around the new... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
No: Those bumps are the bulges in the veins from the increased blood flow. There s no cosmetic roc endure tocorrectthese.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: There is point where the remaining breast mound that s created is smaller than the scar pattern designed.Thevresult is a nice looking breast mound wit... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Surgical excision: After massive weightloss, your skin will not retract! there is too much excess and most likely loss of elasticity. In such cases, removing the excess ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
What's the reason?: The reason for the appearance will dictate your options. If you are significantly underweight, simple weight gain can eliminate the gaunt look. Inject... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: Whie no large clinical studies have been performed on this topic, the usual quoted rate for breast feeding is 50/50.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Because she wants to: This s not about you, it is her choice! you're just her boyfriend!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Beckenstein
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
4 to 6 weeks: I perform close to 200 breast reductions a year. The complication rates are low and often activity related . Inhave seen a patient return to surgery t... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beckenstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beckenstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

unknown
Graduated 1953MD

Medical/Graduate school

Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Case Western Reserve University
Completed 1994

Residency

St. Barnabas Medical Center
Completed 1992

Awards

America's Top Surgeons 2004, 2005, 2009 Consumer Research Council
Patient Choice 2009 Castle Connolly
Best Birmingham Plastic Surgery 2008, 2009, 2010

Affiliations

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery
National Board of Medical Examiners
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