Healing After Surgery: Home Recovery Tips You’ve completed your body recontouring surgery with Dr. Bartell and have been driven home to rest. Once home, however, you may realize you aren’t prepared for the time it will take you to heal… read more →
A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with over 24 years of experience in nursing, 17 years of experience in anesthesia, and 10 years of experience in the specialty of cosmetic ambulatory surgery will be providing your anesthesia care for your surgery with Dr. Bartell.
Teen Plastic Surgery Is A Very Real Concern When you picture someone getting plastic surgery, you may think of someone who wants to change their appearance, whether from a crooked nose, loose skin after weight loss or even someone who… read more →
There’s an old adage that every surgeon knows: “You show me a surgeon who has no complications, and I’ll show you a surgeon who doesn’t operate.” Put another way, you could say that there are two types of surgeons: those… read more →
Your Information and How It’s Kept Secure Privacy in the digital age is a very popular topic; It seems that we read about a new breach of security almost every week. Despite every assurance by internet agencies, retail stores, banks,… read more →
The Flying Surgeon Discusses Your Travel Options Dr. Thomas Bartell is Madison, Wisconsin’s only board certified plastic surgeon who focuses solely on below-the-neck procedures—breast reduction and augmentation, tummy tuck, arm lift, body contouring and liposuction. Dr. Bartell is also the only plastic surgeon in… read more →
Every so often, plastic surgeons encounter a patient who asks them to “correct” a problem which the surgeon finds minimal or totally non-existent. This can trigger a flag in the surgeon’s mind that this patient may be experiencing Body Dysmorphic… read more →
‘Supersizing’ Isn’t Always Better Occasionally a patient will ask me about more than one recontouring procedure during a consult. This happens most frequently with patients who have experienced a significant weight loss. Invariably, some of these patients inquire whether they… read more →