Dr. Gary A. Tuma, MD

Dr. Gary A. Tuma, MD

Plastic Surgery | Male | 46 years old

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As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon I believe is restoring and creating form, function and beauty.Read more

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in New Jersey |
When you're faced with an undesired disease, it's almost impossible to think of all the next steps & choices involved. When my world was shaken up, Dr. Tuma & his staff made me feel as if I was their #1 priority. I was not alone in my journey & Dr.Tuma was solid at providing unconditional support, honest medical advice and positive energy. He is in my opinion, a medical artisan; meticulous, creative & perfectionist! His gifted hands was the Only surgeon I desired. I am Beautiful again!
in Metuchen, NJ |
Dr. Tuma is at the top of my recommendations to anyone. I previously had breast cancer and went to Dr. Tuma to create symmetry. After the reconstruction, it was found out that I had to have more surgery. I have not been the easiest pt. because of past treatment. I wouldn't have wanted to go through this period of time with any other surgeon. Dr. Tuma has always been positive, supportive and hands on. This has been a very stressful time and Dr. Tuma and his entire staff have been fantastic.
in Lawrenceville, NJ |
Dr. Tuma is a very patient and kind person as well as wonderful doctor. That combination is hard to find.
in Pennington, NJ |
Dr. Tuma is very professional and explains information thoroughly. He is also very skilled and knowledgeable about his field. His manner is warm, and you leave feeling rejuvenated.
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Dr. Tuma's Care Philosophy

As a plastic and reconstructive surgeon I believe is restoring and creating form, function and beauty.

Dr. Tuma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  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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  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Large Breasts
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Lipomas
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Wrinkles

Education

  • Medical School
    Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson U Hosp/Thomas Jefferson U

    Completed in 2002

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Boston College

    Graduated in 1992

  • Other Education
    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Endoscopic Cosmetic Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fat Grafting to the Body
  • Fat Grafting to the Breast
  • Fat Grafting to the Face
  • Free Flap Breast Reconstruction
  • Juvéderm® Injection
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Lift - Parts of the Body Other than Face
  • Liposuction
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Plastic Cosmetic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgical Procedures
  • Post-Trauma Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Wound Repair