How long or how many tummy tucks should a plastic surgeon have done to be considered “experienced”?

A: Experienced tummy tuck surgeon

I recommend you consult with several board certified plastic surgeons and look at many before and after photos to determine who the best surgeon for you will be. You may also want to find out if this is a procedure that the surgeon does on a regular basis, either weekly or monthly. It is difficult to assign a number to how many surgeries makes an “experienced” surgeon.

Consult with surgeons who have many photos of tummy tucks, and even ask to speak with some of their previous patients if possible. You can seek out a surgeon who is a member of ASAPS, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, as these surgeons perform primarily cosmetic surgery; as compared to reconstructive surgery.