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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 58

12727 Kimberley Ln Ste 300
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024

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Aesthetic Center Plastic Surgry
Aesthetic Center Plastic Surgry
12727 Kimberley Ln Ste 300
Houston, TX 77024
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    Dr. Patronella's Experience

    Dr. Patronella's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
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    • Abdominoplasty
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
    • Ear Pinning
    • Endoscopic Brow Lift
    • Facelift
    • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
    • Liposuction
    • Mastopexy
    • Neck Liposuction
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    • Gynecomastia
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    Background Check for Dr. Patronella

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Best Presentation Award, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2006
    • "Ten Most Dependable Plastic Surgeons of the Western United States" (Goldline Research published in Forbes Magazine), 2008
    • Excellence in Medical Writing, Trustees Award, Ochsner Medical Foundation, 1985
    • Best Aesthetic Journal Article, Aesthetic Surgery Journal, 2008
    • Leading Providers, Plastic Surgeons in the United States, Goldline Research published in Forbes Magazine, 2009
    • Doctors' Choice, Health and Fitness Magazine, selected by Houston-area physicians as one of top plastic surgeons, 2008-2012
    • National Body Contouring Board of Advisors, Shaping Futures, 2006
    • Houston Top Doc, H Magazine, selected by physicians as one of Houston's top plastic surgeon, 2004-2012
    • Book Chapter: "For Men Only: Body Contouring for the Athlete" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2004
    • Book chapter: "Body Contouring Surgery" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007
    • Book Chapter: "The Surgical Facility" in Be Your Best: A Comprehensive Guide to Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 2007
    • Pectoral Etching: A Method for Augmentation, Delineation and Contouring the Thoracic Musculature in Men, Dec. 2007
    • Thromboembolism in High Risk Aesthetic Surgery: Experience with 17 Patients in a Review of 3871 Consecutive Cases, Nov. 2008
    • Correction of the Bra Strap Shoulder Groove Deformity in Women, Dec. 2007
    • A Long-term, Observational Study Assessing the Safety of DepoFoam Bupivacaine after Augmentation Mammoplasty, Jan. 2012
    • A Retrospective Study with the Use of a Low Molecular Weight Heparin for Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Large Volume Liposuction and Body Contouring Procedures, 2006
    • Facelift: Measurements of Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System Advancement with and without Zigomaticus Major Muscle Release, 2005
    • Precautions to Ensure Safe One Stage Abdominoplasty in Combination with Body Contouring Procedures, 2006
    • Extreme Makeover
    • My Dream Team Docs
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Ochsner Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Ochsner Hospital
    Complete in 1988

    Fellowship Hospital

    St Joseph Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    Texas A&M University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Patronella & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Patronella's Hospital Quality

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    • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

    • Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

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    4.4 out of 5

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    Dr. Patronella's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.1 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Patronella

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    4.4 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.6 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.2 out of 5

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    Aesthetic Center Plastic Surgry
    12727 Kimberley Ln Ste 300
    Houston, TX 77024
    (713) 799-9999 (Office)
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