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MrsMark's Review of: Dr. Richard Zienowicz

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
October 3, 2014, 10:45 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Richard Zienowicz (My Profile)
State:   Rhode Island (RI)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   MrsMark (Contact Me)
View My Before/After Photo Album(s):   None available
Did you get any procedure(s) done by this doctor?   Yes
Date of your procedure(s):   April 4, 2013
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


I had a traumatic pregnancy and delivery 18 years ago. Previously, I had been somewhat overweight for most of my teens and 20s. After my pregnancy, I lost 75 lbs and kept it off for 18 years. Unfortunately, the skin on my abdomen didn't retract.

I went to see one plastic surgeon who told me that he couldn't even consider surgery on me unless I lost at least 20 lbs. He also thought I needed to have my entire back liposuctioned. Note: I didn't have a problem with my back prior to that appointment. At that visit, my weight was a little up at 136 lbs. I was mortified and deeply upset.

Fortunately, my brother is a surgeon and he asked the plastics nurses at the local hospitals who they would recommend and they said Dr. Z. So I saw Dr. Z who looked at me for only a couple of minutes and said, "Yes, I can fix that!" He also thought my weight was fine.

Looking at my before pictures, I can't believe the transformation. I have better than text book results. I have the kind of results everybody hopes they will get. I also felt so terrific after the surgery that I did actually lose some more weight and currently weigh 124 lbs. I love everything about Z and his practice. He is kind, encouraging, and supportive. Does he occasionally run behind (a criticism I have read in some reviews)? Yes! But show me the doctor who doesn't!! Surgical patients often have minor complications. Hematomas etc. I did. Those patients get priority. If you are the patient with the complication, you will be grateful. If you are the prospective patient who is kept waiting, have a sense of perspective. You actually want a surgeon who prioritizes the post surgical patients rather than the potential new patients. It would be very easy, and more profitable, to focus on the new revenue stream than minding the current patients. Z doesn't do that. He takes care of his patients. And the results are ... mindblowingly good.

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