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Shortly after I opened my practice in Bozeman an opportunity arose to relocate to a location that was a better fit for us, complete with what is now a AAAASF-certified operating facility (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities). Although Gallatin Plastic Surgery officially changed locations in mid-November of 2016, I discovered some "before" …
I recently had a discussion with a patient who spends much of the year in another country. While away, the patient's husband experienced a medical emergency requiring a prolonged hospitalization. This resulted in large medical bills, legal battles, and uncertainty that has persisted for months after returning to the United States. In addition, much of …
Merry Christmas from all of us at Gallatin Plastic Surgery! We are honored to serve the people of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. We hope you have a wonderful time with family and friends at the end of 2016. Merry Christmas!
Have you ever been over to someone's house-- a friend, or family member, or coworker-- and felt like you couldn't leave? Ever had to edge toward the door, remember any possible excuse, just to get away? At my house we have a "No Hostage" policy.  We let visitors know that they are welcome to leave at …
The holiday of Thanksgiving is tomorrow. We will take a few moments to think about the things that we have, the people around us, and the perfectly prepared turkey/ham/tofu/turducken before us. Then, we might catch the game or sift through the Black Friday deals that demand our attention. Soon it will be over and we'll …
Autumn is here and the Valley is beautiful! One thing that Fall reminds us of is that change is never far away. Just when you think that everything is calm, the storm hits. In this case, the storm is bringing a lot of good along with a lot of change... Over the last four months we …
Many people confuse having a medical license with being board certified. These are not the same thing at all. Often when discussing certification and qualifications, patients are shocked to learn that my medical license is not restrictive. In other words, even though I have trained extensively in plastic and reconstructive surgery, I could open a practice …