“As a female surgeon, I feel I share similar perspectives with my patients regarding a desire to appear rejuvenated and fit. I can easily understand the desire to recoup what cannot be accomplished in the gym or with diet. I identify with the improved self-esteem that can be obtained following an excellent result from cosmetic surgery. I listen to my patients’ goals and strive to create excellent, natural results.”


Dr. Patti Flint
August 29, 2018 Published by

Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) Breast implants have been available since the 1960’s and have continued to increase in popularity. Over 300,000 women in the US have cosmetic implant-based breast surgery in the US every year, and another 150,000 have reconstructive breast surgery using implants. The safety profile of these devices has been excellent. In fact, even... Read the full post

July 25, 2018 Published by

Many patients come to my practice seeking breast augmentation, and because breast implants in Scottsdale are seemingly ubiquitous, it’s often assumed that it is a “simple procedure.” Plastic surgeons simply create an incision in each breast, insert the implants, and voila! No major organs are involved, so not much can go wrong, right? Wrong. While breast augmentation may seem like... Read the full post

April 19, 2018 Published by

In my role as a plastic surgeon, I get to debunk a lot of myths. You’ve probably heard a few of them. There is such a thing as a healthy tan. (Actually, no, there isn’t) Bigger is better. (When it comes to plastic surgery, again, no) “Non-invasive” always means safe. (Yet again, no. Read my blog post on this) The... Read the full post

March 25, 2018 Published by

I truly feel lucky to be in practice at a time when so many advancements in plastic surgery have, and continue to occur, including the advent of new techniques, technologies and treatment options that allow me to provide my patient’s better and more natural looking results. In today’s “digital age” information is literally at our fingertips, and those in the... Read the full post