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Dr. Angelchik was certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) in 1996 and successfully completed a rigorous recertification process in 2006 and 2016. He participates in the Maintenance of Certification program through the ABPS. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He has also been named to Castle & Connolly’s Top Doctors in America every year since 1996.

Dr. Paul Angelchik is a Phoenix plastic surgeon who is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Angelchik is well-trained and experienced in all forms of plastic surgery, namely breast enhancement and facial rejuvenation. He has been serving patients for over 20 years. Dr. Angelchik brings his surgical experience, expertise, and quality care to patients in and around Phoenix, Arizona.

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West Valley Surgeon Offers Advanced Tummy Tuck Procedure

GLENDALE, ARIZ. (February 4, 2009)—Is there a better surgical option than a tummy tuck for a flatter tummy? Weight-proportionate men and women seeking a more defined waistline may be candidates for a safer and more effective option.

Glendale plastic and reconstructive surgeon Paul Angelchik, MD, uses principles of both the traditional tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) and liposuction in the technique known as “lipo-abdominoplasty”.

Lipo-abdominoplasty was originally developed in Brazil by Dr. Osvaldo Saldanha, and has become an increasingly popular technique for contouring the abdomen and surrounding areas.

With this technique, Dr. Angelchik removes fat while tightening the abdominal muscles and removing excess skin and stretch marks. It allows patients to retain more of the feeling in their abdominal area and have an easier recovery.

“A conventional tummy tuck required us to be extremely conservative with liposuction to prevent damage to the abdominal skin’s blood supply,” said Dr. Angelchik. “Using this procedure, we can preserve about 70 percent of abdominal skin blood flow rather than the 20 percent that remained with the traditional procedure.”

The improved blood flow allows surgeons to be more aggressive with liposuction. This helps the surgeon control the shape of the abdomen better. The technique combines fat and skin removal with muscle tightening. It is ideal for height- and weight-proportional individuals who want to lose weight and tighten the tummy area.

Currently, Dr. Angelchik is the only West Valley plastic surgeon performing lipo-abdominoplasty. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, he has been practicing since 1994.  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. His office, Paul Angelchik, MD Plastic Surgery, is located at 18275 N. 59th Avenue, Bldg. L, Glendale, Ariz. 85308.

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