Monthly Archives: May 2010

Breast Cancer Connections

We all have things we’re proud of. For many surgeons, these things are listed on their CV (curriculum vitae or résumé) and probably include educational institutions they’ve attended or papers they’ve published. I’m no exception, as there are definitely elements of my education and training that I believe stand out on my CV. However, I’m equally proud of the volunteer…

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Stop Aspirin and Ibuprofen before Surgery

I instruct my cosmetic surgery patients in San Jose to stop taking aspirin and ibuprofen (products like Motrin, Advil and Aleve) for two weeks before their procedure. While I’m careful to explain to my patients why I’m giving this instruction, some other surgeons may not be as clear. I’m going to give a brief explanation here because I know that…

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