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The genius who is Dr. David Kaufman
melaska's Review of: Dr. David Kaufman

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
January 9, 2008, 11:37 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. David Kaufman (My Profile)
State:   California (CA)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   melaska (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   3 found
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   August 23, 2007
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


Hi everyone! My facelift was the beginning of my plastics journey after losing 153 lbs after gastric bypass. I searched high & low for a surgeon I could trust with this very important procedure. If you know me, you'd know that it takes me forever and a day to choose whatever I'm researching. It took me a month to finally pick out a digital camera! lol I had several places in Calilfornia I could've gone to -(Palm Springs (one of the plastics capitals!), San Diego, Mexico & Sacramento area). I live in a remote town in Alaska...even had a plastics consult in Anchorage but I didn't feel the 'click'. I'm sure he was a good surgeon and all but I wanted to 'hear that click!' After a long search I chose Dr. David Kaufman. I found him through obesityhelp.com...visited his website www.thenaturalresult.com & phoned his office. A gal in the office suggested I email him. I thought "Yeah, right, like some famous plastic surgeon is going to take the time out of his busy schedule to call me!" I emailed him, attached some pics & as an afterthought, gave him my home phone. It wasn't but an hour or so later that I get a call from him! I was flabbergasted. He was very kind...not pushy at all and was very patient with all my emails & questions that I bombarded him with during the month or so of waiting. I'm a professional 'nervous nellie' so he had a lot to work with! Finally went for the initial consult and lo and behold - "CLICK"!!! Yep, that's the one! His website is rightly named...www.thenaturalresult.com - my results are VERY natural - I do NOT have that awful 'pulled or windblown' look that you see so much. His prices are very reasonable...he has a surgical center in his office - it looks & feels just like a hospital OR. The whole office is so supportive & go out of their way to help. They even came to get me the morning of surgery since my daughter had to work! I felt 'safe' and cared for. He called me a couple of times post op to make sure I was doing ok. I also really love the charity work he & his office perform...I was looking at the picture album and was so amazed at a picture of a child with a deformed hand. His thumb was bent all the way backward, attached to his arm & the rest of the fingers all mangled. The post-op picture looked so normal! I'm one of his patient stories - if you want to read it, go to http://www.afterobesity.com/stories/melinda.cfm I'll be going to him in February of 2008 for a breast lift & arms then the legs in the Spring. I also have several albums on makemeheal if you'd like to see them by clicking on my profile. If you are searching for a doctor - I highly recommend Dr. David Kaufman...I'm so glad I came over 3,000 miles to get these 'natural results'! Melinda  

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