Dr. Christopher K. Patronella, MD

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Dr. Christopher K. Patronella, MD

General Surgery | Male

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

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      Specialties

      • General Surgery
      • Plastic Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Plastic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Gynecomastia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abdominoplasty
      • Blepharoplasty
      • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
      • Breast Augmentation
      • Breast Lift Surgery
      • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
      • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
      • Endoscopic Brow Lift
      • Facelift
      • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
      • Liposuction
      • Neck Liposuction

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        Ochsner Hospital

        Completed in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        Ochsner Hospital

        Completed in 1988

      • Fellowship Hospital
        St Joseph Hospital

        Completed in 1990

      • Undergraduate School
        Texas A&M University / Main Campus

        Graduated in 1978

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • 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
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      • Media & Publications
        • 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
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      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Patronella's Care Philosophy

      Commitment to excellence is the cornerstone of my philosophy, while comprehensive care and compassion are at the heart of my professional goals for my patients.