Dr. Susan Buenaventura, MD

Dr. Susan Buenaventura, MD

General Surgery | Female | 58 years old

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Dr. Buenaventura specializes in General Surgery and practices in Alexandria, VA. She practices at 1 location.

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in Stafford, VA |
I had explant with breast lift surgery by Dr. Buenaventura about 12 months ago and her skills are second to none. Did not encounter a single problem after the surgery and you can't see the scars. They had now turned the color of my skin and I feel like a million bucks! She is a gifted plastic surgeon and I thank my lucky stars I found her. I am not going back to her for a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction of the hips. I'm more than comfortable returning to her for additional surgeries.
in Alexandria, VA |
I went to Dr Buenaventura for a breast reduction. She and the ladies who worked at her office always had a calming and caring attitude. My surgery went as close to perfect as anything done by humans can be. I don't know if Dr Buenaventura or the hospital (Alexandria INOVA Hospital) did this on purpose, but the nurse who prepped me for surgery had also had a breast reduction. Talking to someone who had been through the surgery and who could tell me what it was like in first person was a big help.
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Dr. Buenaventura's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Va Commonwealth Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    U NC Sch Med

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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