PLASTIC SURGERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Failed Breast Augmentation Procedure Requires Numerous Corrective Surgeries PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  the facility. The patient sought a second opinion from a plastic surgeon who examined the patient and noted full thickness loss and loss …  surgeon, and it has been determined that additional surgery was necessary to revise scarring and to treat grade III breast ptosis …

Breast Reduction Surgery Leads to Chronic Infection of Surgical Site PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  of her primary care physician the patient consulted a plastic surgeon regarding a breast reduction to relieve her symptoms. The …  of the treating plastic surgeon as a last resort.  The surgery took place without any intraoperative complications. However, soon …

Fast Food Worker Suffers Burns From Hot Grease PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Fast Food Worker Suffers Burns From Hot Grease

…  She was hospitalized for four days and later had to have plastic surgery for scarring that resulted from the burns. The employee sued the …

Patient Suffers Partial Vision Loss and Eyelid Retraction After Blepharoplasty PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  case involves a male patient who presented to his plastic surgeon for a consultation regarding his eyelids. Upon examination, the …  ptosis (drooping of the eyelid). After evaluation by the plastic surgeon, he recommended the patient undergo bilateral upper lid …

Patient Develops a Pulmonary Embolism After Plastic Surgery PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  augmentation and abdominoplasty. While recovering from surgery in the hospital, the patient began to experience calf tenderness, …  recall hearing some of the complications just prior to surgery but was unable to remember specifically because anesthesia was already …

Orthopedic Surgeon Gives Improper Orders for Knee Device PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

…  a patient’s leg following a total right knee replacement surgery. The medical records showed that the patient’s leg was placed into the …  debridement and extensive, year-long treatments by a plastic surgeon to close the wound. An expert in decubitus ulcer care was …

Ear Reconstruction Procedure Goes Awry in Young Boy PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Ear Reconstruction Procedure Goes Awry in Young Boy

…  case involves an eight-year-old boy that presented to a plastic surgeon to cosmetically repair a deformed ear and have ear tubes …  and rebuild the structure of the outer ear, but the surgery was met with significant complications. Immediately after surgery, the …

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient PLASTIC SURGERY Expert Case

Da Vinci Surgical Device Severely Burns Patient

…  Her physician used the da Vinci Surgical System for her surgery, and, prior to the procedure, he assured her that it was a safe, new …  without incident, but when the patient awoke from surgery, she noticed severe burns on her abdomen and upper thighs. The da Vinci …  electrical energy. The patient had to undergo plastic surgery to remove scar tissue as a result of the severe …