Dr. Barry Press, MD

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Dr. Barry Press, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male

Barry Press, M.D. 2400 Samaritan Dr, San Jose, CA 95124 Get Directions
(408) 558-9547

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Cosmetic surgery is different from other surgical procedures and must be approached in a different manner to avoid harming the patient. This is the surgery of happiness. The only reason to undergo cosmetic procedures is to be happy. Thus, I believe it is absolutely essential that you learn about your available options and their risks and potential benefits, and you become comfortable with both me and the selected procedure. I want to make you happy!Read more

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
  • Plastic Surgery-Head & Neck

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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acral Lentiginous Melanoma of Skin
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Body Disproportion
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cutaneous Desmoplastic Melanoma
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spine Disorders
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Disorders

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reduction
  • Burn Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Facelift
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Liposuction
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrinkle Reduction by Injection

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital

    Completed in 1987

    University Of Minnesota Hosp & Clinic

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Iowa

    Graduated in 1973

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Author or co-author of more than 30 publications and book chapters
    • Barry Press, M.D.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Press' Care Philosophy

Cosmetic surgery is different from other surgical procedures and must be approached in a different manner to avoid harming the patient. This is the surgery of happiness. The only reason to undergo cosmetic procedures is to be happy. Thus, I believe it is absolutely essential that you learn about your available options and their risks and potential benefits, and you become comfortable with both me and the selected procedure. I want to make you happy!