Mini Tummy Tuck
The purpose of this surgery is to remove excess skin and fat from the level of the pubic hairline to the level of the belly button. In this procedure the underlying abdominal muscular wall is also tightened. This procedure not only tightens the skin in the up/down direction, but also side to side, providing a cinching effect of the lower abdomen. This procedure does not affect the skin or muscle above the level of the belly button.
Accumulation of fat and loose skin below the belly button (umbilicus) only.
Removal of loose skin and excess fat below the level of the belly button (umbilicus) with tightening of the abdominal wall muscles.
Duration of Stay
Temporary swelling, soreness, numbness.
Duration of Results
Many years, unless significant gain or loss of weight.
Dr. Jeffrey Abboud
Born and raised in Ottawa, Dr. Jeffrey Abboud is an accomplished plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience. He graduated medical school at the University of Ottawa in 1987 and then completed his Internship at Memorial University, St. John's Newfoundland. Dr. Abboud completed three years of General Surgery training at Boston University, Boston Massachusetts, and a one-year Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Boston, MA. He went on to complete a two year residency in Plastic Surgery at Medical College of Ohio, Toledo Ohio. From 1995 - 1997, the Beth Israel Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, invited Dr. Abboud to be a Clinical Instructor of Plastic Surgery. During this time he was an active staff member at several hospitals in the Boston area.
In 1997, Dr. Abboud was Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. From 1997 - 2003, Dr. Abboud developed a community based practice in plastic surgery on the South Shore of Boston and worked there until his move to Ottawa in 2003 to establish his current practice. In 2011, Dr. Abboud was recognized by the CPSO (College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario) in the specialty of Plastic Surgery. Having performed over 17,000 Plastic Surgery procedures, Dr. Abboud draws from his high level of training and vast surgical experience to best serve his patients.