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Plastic Surgery Scottsdale

Dr. Marc Malek helps his patients realize their ideal faces and bodies through artfully performed plastic surgery. As one of the top plastic surgeons Scottsdale has to offer, he is a double board-certified plastic surgeon known for his refined results that keep his clients looking and feeling their best.

Scottsdale Plastic Surgeons

Face

With years of experience performing restorative facial procedures including facelifts, brow lifts and eyelid lifts, along with cosmetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty, few surgeons are more qualified than Dr. Malek to help you achieve your aesthetic and anti-aging goals.

As the popularity of plastic surgery continues to rise, our Board-certified Scottsdale plastic surgeon, Dr. Malek, is committed to natural cosmetic results which sets him apart form the rest of the surgeons coming to the area. His goal is to never eliminate the very essence of you with plastic surgery and is instead heavily influenced by your facial anatomy and identity. As such, he tends to embrace subtle enhancements to your soft tissues and bone structure that have a remarkable impact on your overall appearance.

Facial Procedures
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Body

There is only so much that diet and exercise can accomplish. The body is constantly evolving with age and weight gain, and sometimes lifestyle modifications can fall short. When this occurs, a body sculpting procedure designed to target your unique problem areas may offer the ideal solution.

At Dr. Malek’s plastic surgery center in Scottsdale, there are a wide range of body procedures to choose from – including total body lifts, liposuction, tummy tucks, arm lifts, custom mommy makeovers and more. Regardless of the treatment you select, you can trust that Dr. Malek will approach your surgery with the utmost care as he sculpts your ideal figure. As one of the best plastic surgeons in Phoenix, Dr. Marc Malek will not rest until you have met your cosmetic goals.

Body Procedures
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Breast

As a Board-certified plastic surgeon in Phoenix, AZ, Dr. Malek’s expertise in cosmetic breast surgery is truly second to none. He is known as one of Scottsdale's top breast surgeons for his ability to sculpt beautiful breasts that look and feel extremely natural.

Whether you want to add volume with an augmentation, elevate your chest with a lift, or reduce the overall size of your breasts so that they are less painful and more manageable, Dr. Malek is a terrific surgeon to have on your team. He will guide you through the entire process and help you make the right aesthetic choices based on your anatomy, body shape and lifestyle.

Dr. Malek will also be honest with you about the procedures you need. If it’s possible to achieve your ideal chest with a simple augmentation or reduction, that is all he will perform. However, if you also require a breast lift to achieve your desired results, he will make sure you understand and are comfortable with his recommended approach. In the end, Dr. Malek will help you make decisions that will help give you the figure you want.

Breast Procedures
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Non-Surgical

In addition to possessing both the skill and artistry necessary to perform virtually any plastic surgery related to the face and body, Dr. Malek is also a trusted provider of the latest non-surgical rejuvenation treatments – including microdermabrasion, laser skin resurfacing, non-invasive body contouring and more. Not only do these innovative techniques deliver terrific cosmetic improvements on their own, but they can also be used to finesse and preserve your surgical results.

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Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon - Dr. Marc Malek

Dr. Malek, M.D.

Dr. Marc Malek is an award-winning Phoenix plastic surgeon. A graduate of the University of Arizona, he performed his residency in general surgery at the University of Missouri in Kansas City and completed a prestigious fellowship program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine.

In his practice, Dr. Malek focuses on the power of reconstructive and aesthetic surgeries to sculpt his patients’ ideal figures and restore their youthful faces. He is particularly sought-after for his expertise in body, breast and facial procedures, along with his ability to achieve the precise transformations his patients seek.

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Plastic Surgery
Scottsdale

Dr. Malek specializes in several popular procedures in the field. He utilizes his personal and artistic approach to deliver the right results of each patient. He and his team work on helping patients attain a more confident, comfortable, and proportionally balanced body.

We create an office environment that is completely focused on crafting fantastic, long-lasting results. Enjoying an improved figure does not have to come at the cost of comfort and convenience. Our team is committed to working around your schedule and ensure you are provided with a satisfying level of care.

Dr. Malek promotes a healthy lifestyle for his patients. Some of his treatments are only performed when the body is in excellent physical shape. There are some problems that cannot be remedied with a strict diet and exercise routine, this is where surgery is most needed. As an experienced surgeon who has worked with numerous patients, Dr. Malek will make sure the right treatment is being performed on your body.

Getting Plastic Surgery in Scottsdale

Modern aesthetic technology makes it possible to achieve results that are far superior to what was possible in the past. The most critical point in achieving a stunning result in face, breast, or body enhancement lies in the experience, skill, and meticulous care with which the procedure is performed. At his private, luxury plastic surgery clinic in Scottsdale, Dr. Marc Malek offers a full spectrum of surgical and non-surgical procedures to restore, rejuvenate, and bring out the best in your natural features.

A meticulously performed surgery in combination with our non-surgical treatments will take years off your facial appearance, enhance your breasts, or sculpt or lift any area of your body. You no longer will be forced to accept the signs of aging – you can maintain a fresh, rejuvenated, youthful look for years.

You Are Unique

You have a unique physiology, body structure, and facial features. Dr. Malek is known for his remarkable ability to highlight your most attractive features with subtle surgical procedures, performed with attention to every detail. His ability to perform consistently exceptional results in surgery lies in the thorough and careful planning of every procedure. We want to bring out the best in your face and body with arguably the best plastic surgery Scottsdale has to offer – and create a result that appears natural, not pulled, stretched, or that alters the fundamental structure of your face.

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Body Image and Self-Esteem

Feeling confident in your face, breasts, and body raises self-esteem. Whether in your social life or business life, it helps to know that you look your best. Whether you want to restore your body after pregnancy and breastfeeding, have the breast size and shape you always wanted, or are ready to take the journey to a younger-looking face and body, you can trust the exceptional skill and delicate techniques of Dr. Malek and his staff.

A New You

The journey to a more aesthetic and alluring look should be a pleasure. At our exclusive Scottsdale plastic surgery clinic, every detail was built around providing a positive patient experience, from start to finish. You are invited to discover the place where a “new you” can be achieved – and where your vision can become a reality.

FAQ

Plastic Surgery: What You Need to Know About Certification.

A board-certified plastic surgeon has dedicated an average of sixteen years to advanced medical education and training – just the first step in achieving board certification as a plastic surgeon. Once the entire education and residency are completed, to become certified requires a lengthy and comprehensive two-day oral and written examination to evaluate scope of knowledge and understanding, ethical standing, and the physician’s approach to patient health and safety.

Who Can Perform Plastic Surgery?

Many other medical professionals offer cosmetic procedures, including MDs – who may market their practice as a “cosmetic surgery” practice, but have not undergone the extensive specialty training of a board certified plastic surgeon. If you are planning a cosmetic procedure, qualifications matter – in a big way. You want a result that you love, not a disaster that requires revision surgery. Dr. Malek, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is often called upon to repair poorly performed cosmetic surgeries. Always check for board certification as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon if you are planning a cosmetic procedure.

Extent of Hands-On Experience to Attain Board Certification

During training, a plastic surgeon is working full time, and spends about 3,000 hours of hands-on practice under the training and supervision of a senior, certified plastic surgeon who is overseeing all of their work. One indicator of lack of board certification as a plastic surgeon who offers a “cut-rate” deal, but as the saying goes, you get what you pay for.

Another indicator is that the medical professional offering cosmetic services who is not a board certified plastic surgeon will not have hospital privileges – almost all hospitals require plastic surgery procedures that are performed at their facility to be board certified reconstructive and plastic surgeons. Board certification is only awarded by the American Board of Plastic Surgery – no other group or entity with a similar-sounding name.

Board Certification and Scope of Knowledge

Surgeons who have completed the required residency for plastic and reconstructive surgery have the experience, knowledge, and surgical techniques to perform the most complex surgical procedures, including:

  • Facelifts
  • Nose jobs (rhinoplasty)
  • Eyelid surgery
  • Brow lift
  • Body lift
  • Tummy tuck
  • Arm lift
  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Breast revision
  • Breast reconstruction

Did You Know? Not All Who Call Themselves Plastic Surgeons are Board Certified.

Unfortunately, there are many medical “boards,” and an MD can present themselves as a “plastic surgeon,” but have not gone through the extensive education and training of an actual board-certified plastic surgeon. You have the right to know the certification of a medical professional who offers a surgical procedure – just ask.

Types of Doctors

For a better understanding of the certification of a physician, the basics are as follows:

  • A licensed MD has been educated in some surgical techniques, but not even close to the extent of the training required to achieve board certification as a plastic surgeon.
  • A board-certified cosmetic surgeon is significantly different than a board certified plastic surgeon. Certification from the American Board of Medical Specialties does not issue certificates for “cosmetic surgery.” However, an MD is not violating the law by calling him or herself a “cosmetic surgeon.” The question is, does he or she have the experience, knowledge, and advanced techniques that will produce an excellent result?

Dr. Marc Malek: Background and History

Dr. Malek is an accomplished plastic surgeon who is known for his artistry and ability to create an aesthetic outcome in advanced cosmetic surgical procedures. He has dedicated his professional career – and years of his life in education and training – to achieving the highest quality possible in plastic surgery for face, breast, and body. You can trust Dr. Malek to focus on health and safety, and to perform your procedure correctly and with utmost attention to detail.

"I have to give Dr. Malek and his staff a 100% positive recommendation."

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Breast
Reconstruction &
Revision

Along with traditional breast enhancement surgeries, Dr. Malek is highly regarded for his skill in performing delicate revision and reconstruction procedures.

Many patients visit Dr. Malek’s office for the first time for help fixing the mistakes of their previous plastic surgeon. After a poorly performed augmentation, lift or reduction, a number of complications can arise. The implants can shift, ripple or appear visibly artificial, or the breasts can be uneven or positioned abnormally on the chest. In all of these cases, Dr. Malek will assess the situation, figure out exactly what went wrong, and devise a plan to fix the issue while creating the beautiful chest you wanted the first time around.

Dr. Malek is also very experienced in performing breast reconstruction surgeries for his patients. After the emotional, physical and psychological toll of a mastectomy, he can help you regain your identity, confidence and feminine figure after breast cancer. He will guide you through the process with the utmost compassion, helping you choose the right implant shape, size and type to ensure that your breasts are reconstructed exactly the way you want them.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19 Learn More Virtual Consultation

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

COVID-19 TESTING

I am very pleased to inform you that we have been able to secure antibody testing for our patients in order to allow for elective procedures in compliance with AZ Dept of Health and Governor Ducey’s Executive order. We hope everyone understands the test is mandatory per the order.

Antibody tests are extremely scarce and range in cost from $ 75-400. Still, the mass majority are not FDA approved as of yet so we are using local experience by medical practices handling COVID-19 to ascertain the quality of the test we have chosen for our patients.

The test examines two Antibodies.

IgM-indicates a recent infection within 30 days.

IgG indicates conversion from a distant infection meaning you potentially have immunity.

Test Results:

If you test positive for IgM then your surgery will be delayed at least 30 days until clear by a retest.

Although the practice would like to provide these tests at no charge, due to the elective nature of our procedures we will not receive any from the Health Department or any government agency. I encourage all of our patients who are able to seek their own testing either at free community locations or through their practitioner if covered by insurance. Otherwise, we can provide an antibody test to all preop patients at our own cost of purchase ($75). Some may require a second test depending on the initial result. Once again it is a mandate per the health dept to obtain testing prior to any elective procedure at any and all surgical facilities in Arizona.

I and the entire staff at Preferred Plastic Surgery will continue to be devoted to your safety as our utmost priority.

Please review our practice protocol below for our reopening. I believe it is beyond comprehensive and likely to set the new standard of patient flow and care during these challenging times. It will reassure any and all of your concerns regarding your safety and reduction of all unnecessary exposure during your time in our facility.

SURGERY CENTER PROTOCOL

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Peri-Operative Standardization and Maintenance for COVID-19 Safety Policy and Procedural Protocols.

FACILITY

The facility is a single Operative suite with one pre-operative bay and 2 PACU bays.

  • the facility will be used 2 days a week
  • only one procedure is performed at a time and there will be strict limitation of traffic to anyone except the patient and staff directly in contact and actively managing that patient
  • no known or Covid-19 positively tested patients will be treated at the facility
  • staff at the facility will be COVID -19 antibody tested on a routine basis as well as closely monitored for any signs of symptoms through a COVID-19 specific questionnaire
  • daily temperature checks will be performed on all staff and patients prior to entry into the facility
  • PPE supplies are available and a greater than 14 day supply will be in stock at all times
  • the required inventory list is in place for all PPE and is maintained daily for reorders and necessary fulfillment
  • this supply will not be reliant upon county or state supplies
  • all staff will wear PPE at all times while in the facility
  • PPE is changed between treating different patients

SCREENING PROTOCOLS

  • Covid-19 Questionnaire involving all the following are asked of all patients staff and others prior to all visits whether preop, operative or post-op.
  • Symptoms of fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath or tightens when breathing, gastrointestinal upset or diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell.
  • Exposure to other household members or coworkers who are sick or report any of the above symptoms
  • the questionnaire also applied to staff

PRIORITIZATION OF SURGERY

  • surgeries are performed in the order of priority as in regard to pain discomfort, interference with routine lifestyle, or where delay leads to the need of potentially more complicated procedures

PRE-OPERATIVE PROTOCOLS

  • In addition to necessary and appropriate pre-op medical clearance additional COVID-19 identification and prevention requirements are introduced to every patient prior to being accepted for surgery.
  • Questionnaire involving all the following are performed at each and all visits whether preop, operative, or post-op.
  • Symptoms of fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath or tightens when breathing, gastrointestinal upset or diarrhea, loss of sense of taste or smell.
  • Exposure to other household members or coworkers who are sick or report any of the above symptoms
  • Strict limitation in social contacts and distancing 21 days prior to the procedure.
  • This limits the patient to contact only with family members of the same household. No travel within 4 weeks, and if working it must be either from home or in a strictly controlled setting which provides more than adequate distancing practices
  • An on-site in office Covid antibody screening test is performed 10 days prior to the procedure (IgG, IgM), the result is obtained on-site within 15 minutes
  • Repeat testing is performed the day of surgery in pre-op
  • Patient is further instructed on strict social distancing in the time leading up to surgery including avoiding all public spaces except for work and home
  • Subsequent careful monitoring of the patient for any newly developing symptoms of possible Covid-19 from that preop visit leading up to the day of surgery.

OPERATIVE DAY PROTOCOLS

Equipment is standard as for routine surgeries performed following universal precautions with additional safety measures

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) :

  • Sterile masks (N95)
  • surgical masks
  • Eye protection
  • Cavicide solution
  • Sanitization wipes/ sprays
  • Gloves at all stations

Protocols for surgery receiving (preop through discharge)

  • arrival times are staggered for one patient only.
  • 2-4 total patients maximum per day at the facility with no overlap of any patients at any stage of pre-op, OR, or in Pacu
  • patient calls center upon arrival to the parking lot
  • Patient is greeted outside and a temperature gun is used to brain a reading prior to entry into the facility.
  • If the temperature is normal the patient is escorted alone into receiving and the family returns only for pickup after the patient is recovered
  • No family in the waiting room or lobby
  • Patient is directed into the preop bathroom for a urine sample and then preop bay for changing into a gown and being prepared for surgery
  • Nursing applies a finger prick Covid-19 antibody test ( this is a repeat of the preop test administered 10 days earlier.
  • The Patient is given a mask to wear while interacting with staff in preop/receiving.
  • All staff members are wearing gloves and mask/protective eyewear
  • Intravenous catheter placement is performed by nursing
  • Anesthesia and surgeon separately interview the patient
  • Patient taken into OR suite and their face mask is removed for airway management and administration of anesthesia.
  • Upon completion of surgery patient is moved to the post-anesthesia care unit
  • One assigned PACU nurse strictly dedicated for one-on-one care will recover patient in protective gear until discharge
  • Patient is discharged when appropriately stable
  • Nurse reviews instructions with one single family member who must be in a mask at 6/8 foot distance in the discharge area
  • Typically at the exterior canopy
  • Nurse replaces all PPE prior to receiving the next recovery patient

Facility sanitization and maintenance:

Each bay is mopped, bedding sheets changed and all surfaces sanitized before use by each individual patient. (Pre-op, OR, Pacu)

Cleaning of the facility including receiving and discharge areas daily as well as between patients when used.

POST-OPERATIVE CARE (follow-up)

  • each post-operative visit is done on a one on one basis.
  • no lobby or waiting room visitation is allowed
  • NO-STANDING, NO-WAITING protocol is followed at all times in the office as patients are only directed to and from the outside between their vehicle and a single prepared examination room.
  • patients call into office upon arrival to the parking lot
  • patient and any accompanying family member must wear a face mask into the facility on all visits
  • the patient alone is escorted directly into an examination room by a staff member wearing a face mask and at an appropriate distance of 6 feet or greater (exceptions are allowed if the patient needs assistance to walk in or out of office by a family member who will also be required to wear a mask
  • physician examination is performed with mask and gloves protective wear
  • if the patient is seen alone instructions and clarifications are made by the physician to family members via phone as appropriate
  • each examination room is completely sanitized prior to re-use
  • follow up appointments are made by phone once the patient leaves the premises.

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