Plastic Surgeon San Jose, CA FAQ
Dr. Churukain is a well-respected Plastic Surgeon in San Jose, CA. He is board-certified and has been serving the bay area for more than 15 years. The following frequently asked questions will help you understand exactly how he can help you.
Q: What is the difference between cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery?
A: It’s both simple and complex. In general, the cosmetic surgeon deals only with cosmetic issues; the plastic surgeon is trained to deal with everything from reconstruction following injury of both face and body to liposuction and a total, surgical facelift as well as surgeries involving other parts of the body.
Q: Is Dr. Churukain a plastic surgeon?
A: Yes! Dr. Churukain is a board certified plastic surgeon. He has the expertise to deal with cosmetic surgery and to handle issues caused by physical trauma, birth defects, as well as developmental abnormalities – often referred to as functional issues – as well.
Q: How long has been practicing plastic surgery?
A: The doctor has been practicing for over two decades, first working for other doctors and hospitals and now with his own practice.
Q: What kind of credentials does Dr. Churukain have?
A: His rather impressive credentials include board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, as well as membership in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the California Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the San Jose Surgical Society.
Q: Is plastic surgery just for women?
A: Absolutely not. Plastic surgery is used by both women and men. It wasn’t so long ago that most people thought plastic surgery was for women only. That’s no longer true at all. The last few decades have seen more and more men reach for the physical as well as psychological benefits plastic surgery can bring them.
Procedures for men most often include things like eyelid, nose and ear surgeries. Breast reduction is also favored by many men.
Women, as a group favor both breast augmentation as well as breast reduction. They also favor minimally invasive face procedures like Botox and laser resurfacing right on through reshaping of nose and jaw lines and improvement of the décolletage.
Q: Does Dr. Churukain offer a free consultation?
A: Yes he does. Here you can bring the problems you have with the way you look. You will be carefully listened to and then advised on the various procedures that will work for you. You’ll get your questions answered so you’re fully informed and can make the best decision possible for you.
Q: How do I schedule a free consultation?
A: You’ll find a link in the top margin of every web page called ‘Schedule A Complementary Consultation.’ Click that and you will be taken to the doctor’s contact page.
There you will find an email form you may fill out to begin the process of scheduling your consultation. You’ll also find both the physical address of the firm, the phone number, and you’re welcome to call, and, finally, the email address of the office.
Q: Does Dr. Churukain stay current in both plastic surgery techniques and equipment?
A: Yes, he works hard to stay up to date about tools and techniques.
Q: Does Dr. Churukain communicate well with his patients?
A: Yes. His clients agree that he’s a great communicator, encouraging his patients to openly discuss the changes they’d like to see.
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Dr. Churukain is dedicated to serving your needs for a plastic surgeon in San Jose, CA, and the larger bay area. Contact his office with confidence. If you have any questions about what a plastic surgeon reach out to Dr. Kirk A Churukian, MD for more information about what we can do for you.