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Dr. Patronella is A Board Certified Plastic Surgery Tummy Tuck Specialist

Dr. Chris Patronella is a renowned and accomplished plastic surgeon whose extensive body contouring expertise and numerous contributions to advance plastic surgery results and safety have led him to receive numerous awards and honors. His commitment to excellence is reflected in the innovative True Form Tummy Tuck® procedure he developed through a years-long quest to perfect tummy tuck surgery — an objective that was compelled by his dissatisfaction with the results yielded by standard tummy tuck outcomes.

Restoration of the body following pregnancy and weight loss has been a particularly strong focus of Dr. Patronella’s work and research. His skillful proficiency in transforming the body through tummy tuck, liposuction, body lift surgery, breast enhancement, and other popular procedures has been honed through more than 20 years of experience. Dr. Patronella’s surgical talent combined with his warm and down-to-earth manner draws thousands of people from all parts of the globe to his practice in Houston, Texas.

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A Patient Case Study: the True Form Tummy Tuck® vs. Standard Tummy Tuck Results
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The True Form Tummy Tuck® is Dr. Patronella's innovative signature approach to creating exceptional tummy tuck results using a combination of techniques he has refined with the objective to perfect tummy tuck surgery. Learn the story behind the True Form Tummy Tuck® and the key elements that distinguish it. (read more)

Tummy Tuck Surgery
Discover insights and general information about tummy tuck surgery from both a surgeon's and a patient's perspectives. Determine if you may be a candidate for tummy tuck surgery, and learn the effects of pregnancy and weight loss upon the abdomen. (read more)

Tummy Tuck Recovery
Dr. Patronella has developed a comprehensive recovery plan to enhance and speed the postoperative recovery of his tummy tuck patients. Therapeutic massage, a scar treatment program, and vitamins formulated with ingredients to support healing and reduce bruising are just a few of the beneficial components of this thoughtfully designed postsurgical program. (read more)

Mommy Makeover
By combining his True Form Tummy Tuck® procedure with other surgical procedures such as breast augmentation and liposuction in one operation, Dr. Patronella restores the youthful feminine beauty and firmness of a woman's body to reverse the physical effects that pregnancy has left behind. (read more)

Liposuction and the True Form Tummy Tuck®
To complement his True Form Tummy Tuck® procedure, Dr. Patronella often incorporates liposuction to accentuate the waist and provide contour improvement to the hips, thighs, buttocks and other areas that can be difficult to reshape through diet and exercise. (read more)


As Dr. Patronella's patient coordinator for nearly 20 years, Eva Cadena will work with you to ensure that your experience is professional, courteous, and rewarding in every way. Please call her with any questions you may have.

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12727 Kimberley Lane, Ste. 300
Houston, TX 77024

Phone : (713) 799-9999

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