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rgoldfarb@fragments.com's Review of: Dr. Alan Engler, MD

Rating: 10.00 (out of 10)
Review Date:
April 8, 2015, 8:12 am

Doctor Name:   Dr. Alan Engler, MD (My Profile)
New York
State:   New York (NY)
Country:   United States
Reviewer:   rgoldfarb@fragments.com (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):   February 17, 2015
Procedure(s) I had done:   None


Over the last 25 years, I have developed this condition where my body has been producing Lipomas which are benign fat deposits that show up on different parts of my body. They are usually 2" on average below my skin. In some cases they will grow and rest on some of my nerve endings in my body. This is extremely uncomfortable. Unfortunately, the doctors do not know what causes them or how to prevent them. The only recourse is to have them excised. I have had this surgery 3 different times at Albert Einstein Hospital in Bronx, New York. The surgery is usually 2 1/2 to 3 hours. On average I have had 25- to 30 lipomas removed from each surgery. There is discomfort which lasts roughly 3 to 5 days. After the 3rd day I have the drains removed which helps the healing process. My fear is that I will end up with scars from where the lipomas were removed. Dr. Engler has the midas touch, after the 3 surgeries he has performed on me and the duration of the healing process, I am happy to say that I am scar free.  

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