A veteran of his field, Dr. Truong knows from the countless surgeries he’s performed that each person is unique. During your first mini tummy tuck consultation, he will carefully listen to your hopes and your concerns and will work with you to design a custom-tailored treatment plan.
No two surgeries are the same. Because Dr. Truong makes it his mission to stay schooled in the latest techniques of his trade, his customized approach to your procedure may include other treatments, such as liposuction.
Though there are many cosmetic surgeons in the Chicago area, Dr. Truong stands out for his attention to detail and his level of personalized care towards each patient.
Sometimes you really need to see things for yourself. That’s why we invite you to take a look at our photo gallery where we have scores of before and after mini tummy tuck photos. In the gallery, each patient has the same pose before and after surgery, and each photo was taken with the same camera and lighting. No filter is necessary because we believe honesty is the best policy. Disclaimer: Keep in mind that these are sample results. There's no guarantee of specific results and your results can vary.
Dr. Truong has performed hundreds of mini tummy tucks with outstanding results. In addition to his body contouring record, he has also completed two separate fellowships in burn injuries and cosmetic surgery, along with a year-long apprenticeship in aesthetic plastic surgery. Dr. Truong is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
Voted one of America’s Top Cosmetic Surgeons by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, Dr. Truong is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He has gained a wealth of experience in trauma and general surgery, as well as cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Truong’s patients are his best advocates, and the connection he establishes with each and every one comes through loud and clear in his cosmetic surgery reviews.
Disclaimer: This is just one review and may not be representative of all patient experiences. There's no guarantee of specific results and your results can vary. We encourage you to read more reviews of Dr. Truong and our practice before deciding on coming in for a consultation.
I went to Dr Truong for a tummy tuck, got 2 other opinions and felt Dr Truong was the right Doctor and office. I had (more than 20 years ago) several stomach surgeries and was left with an "Apron" on one side, add to weight gain and it was positively unseemly. Dr Truong did my Surgery in June 2013. I can tuck in my blouse!! The change in looking in the mirror is awesome - I am very happy with my decision and the outcome. The staff and the Doctor are really wonderful - I had poor Suzie on my speed dial and she was the epitome of kindness and courtesy. If you are thinking of surgery - go see DR TRUONG!!
To be held in regard by one’s peers is high praise indeed. Medical personnel, including doctors, nurses, and operating room technicians, are among Dr. Truong’s many valued patients. According to Dr. Truong, “the greatest compliment a surgeon can get” is seeing him operate firsthand and selecting him as their surgeon.
Devi Gandhi, M.D.Patient Coordinator
Monika ImsirovicAesthetic Coordinator
If you’re considering a mini tummy tuck but are concerned about the cost, we have financing options available, including CareCredit, making a mini tummy tuck affordable for nearly any budget.
Dr. Truong offers a thorough and comprehensive consultation where you can get the details on all of your cosmetic options. He’ll take the time to answer each and every one of your questions.
Almost everyone has parts of their body that they wish they could change, even if only slightly, and the tummy is a common problem spot for many. Select individuals who experience a minor amount of loose skin or scarring on their lower abdomen could be good candidates for a mini tummy tuck if the problem area is below the belly button only. A more significant level of correction may require a full tummy tuck instead.
You deserve to have detailed information about your mini tummy tuck beforehand, which is why scheduling a consultation with Dr. Truong is the first step. During your consultation, Dr. Truong can evaluate your candidacy, explain more about the surgery to you and answer any questions that you may have.
a surgeon who cares about all aspects of the surgery from start to finish and beyond, Dr. Truong will advise you on how to best prepare with pre-surgery instructions. He will also offer post-op guidelines for your optimal recovery.
The time a mini tummy tuck surgery takes can vary from under an hour to 4 plus hours, depending upon the unique needs of the person and the procedure. Most often, a mini tummy tuck is performed as an outpatient procedure, and patients can return home the same day as surgery is performed. Depending upon the activity level of your job, most men and women can go back to work in an average of 7 to 10 days after having a mini tummy tuck.
Recovery experiences vary on a case by case basis, but it’s typical for your recovery time to last between 2 to 4 weeks. You can alleviate discomfort with pain medication if needed, as well as by following Dr. Truong’s post-surgical instructions.
After a mini tummy tuck, your results will gradually be revealed. Your low abdomen should look firmer and flatter, with a discreet scar that should be easily hidden by nearly every type of clothing.