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Liposuction Surgery

Liposuction Surgery Information

Procedure
Improve body shape by permanently removing exercise-resistant fat deposits with a tube and vacuum device. Can be performed on most parts of the body. The surgeon may use additional technology such as ultrasound or laser to more easily remove the fat.
Length
1 to 2 hours or more.
Anesthesia
Local, epidural, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient. Extensive procedures may require short inpatient stay.
Side Effects
Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness, soreness, burning sensation. Temporary fluid drainage from incision sites.
Risks
Asymmetry. Rippling or bagginess of skin. Pigmentation changes. Skin injury. Fluid retention. Excessive fluid loss leading to shock. Infection.
Recovery
Back to work 1 to 2 weeks. More strenuous activity: 2 to 4 weeks. Full recovery from swelling and bruising: 1 to 5 months or more.
Duration
Permanent, with sensible diet and exercise.

ACCSM Liposuction Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Liposuction

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Castle Hill Dr. Feiner, Ronald FACCSM (Med) 02 9894 1180    Website
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Feldman, Joni FACCSM (Med) 0412 027 730    Website
  NSW, Crows Nest Dr. Heckenberg, Meaghan FACCSM (Med) 02 9906 1555    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Mr Hodgkinson, Darryl 02 9362 7400    Website
  NSW, North Parramatta / Mosman Dr. Lim, Soo-Keat FACCSM (Med) 02 9890 2300, 02 9904 9900    Website
  NSW, Sydney Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 02 9233 3103    Website
  NSW, Sydney Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Campbelltown Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 1300 666 946    Website
  NSW, Newcastle Mr Rastogi, Anoop 02 4929 7911    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Mr Rastogi, Anoop 02 9362 1426
  NSW, Korarah Dr. Xu, Zhen FACCSM (Med) 02 9587 3700    Website
  NSW, Kogarah Mr Zurek, Longin 02 9553 6237
  QLD, Windsor Dr. Chen, James FACCSM (Med) 07 3857 6188
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John 1300 88 1388    Website
  QLD, Fortitude Valley Mr Topchian, David 1800 745 536
  SA, North Adelaide Dr. Kerry, George FACCSM (Med) 08 8367 0111
  VIC, South Yarra Dr. Feldman, Joni FACCSM (Med) 03 9824 2500    Website
  VIC, Malvern East Mr Granot, Ashley FACCSM (Med) 03 9569 3511    Website
  VIC, Malvern Dr. Prochazka, Tony FACCSM (Med) 03 9111 0035    Website
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Rich, Michael 03 9500 1110
  VIC, Malvern East Mr Topchian, David 1800 745 536
  WA, Subiaco Dr. Elfis, Katina FACCSM (Med) 08 9388 8121
  WA, East Perth Dr. Feldman, Joni FACCSM (Med) 08 9218 8488    Website
  WA, Nedlands Dr. Murray, Glenn FACCSM (Med) 08 9389 9099    Website
  WA, Joondalup Dr. Xaftellis, Argie FACCSM (Med) 08 9301 4244

ACCSM Liposuction Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Liposuction outside of Australia

  Location Name Contact
  New Zealand, Wellington Dr. Poczwa, Henryk FACCSM (Med) 64 939 1353