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Dr. Hoang Nguyen

Plastic Surgery
Sioux Falls, SD
17 years experience male

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Sioux Falls, SD

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Sioux Falls, SD
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Hoang M. Lawrence Nguyen, MD

Sioux Falls, SD

About

Bio

I am a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in breast surgery (cosmetic and reconstructive), body contouring, facial rejuvenation surgery, and microsurgery. I believe in using the latest surgical approaches to achieve the most optimal outcome for patients.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hoang Nguyen
Cosmetic Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: Prophylactic mastectomy is performed under certain situations. Once mastectomy is performed, there are various options for breast reconstuction. The most common method is tissue-expansion/implant reconstruction. Autologous breast reconstruction, which uses your own tissue, with or without implants, is another option. Not everyone is a good candidate for each option. Discuss with your surgeon.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hoang Nguyen
Cosmetic Surgery 17 years experience
Dermis: Dermis, which is the inner layer of skin, can be harvested from the abdomen (or other areas) to use with tissue-expander or implant-based breast reconstruction. This is used in place of acellular dermal matrix, which is derived from pig skin. The use of dermis is different from a TRAM or DIEP flap, which uses skin, fat, and the attached blood vessels for "autologous" breast reconstruction
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hoang Nguyen
Cosmetic Surgery 17 years experience
Difficult To Tell: Unfortunately, it is difficult to tell the difference between a normal pimple and one that is caused by MRSA. They can both appear as a red and swollen bump, be painful to touch, and be filled with pus. If you are concerned about a possible MRSA infection, you should visit with your doctor. He/she can prescribe a topical antibiotic such as mupirocin or a body wash containing chlorhexidine.

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Oct 23, 2015
Thank you for bringing your A game to this community!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is an exceptional reply. Just the info I was looking for. Much appreciated!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Diego School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

University of Pennsylvania

Awards

University of California Chancellor Service Award
Weiss Scholarship for Research in Preventive Medicine
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Summer Research Training Grant

Affiliations

Sanford Health
University Of South Dakota Sanford School Of Medicine
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