Dr. Chad Gordon, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • plastic & reconstructive surgery

Affiliation:

  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions.

    Head lice infestation is a major public-health issue, the research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Eyelid surgery and facelifts are up. So are butt augmentations and neck lifts, according to new figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that show a steady increase in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures in the United States....Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- More breast cancer patients are choosing reconstructive breast surgery, although where women live might influence whether they opt for it, new research shows.

    "These data suggest that while a hearteningly increasing proportion of women are receiv...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Flammable over-the-counter wart removers have started fires, injuring at least 10 people in recent years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

    Since 2009, the FDA has received 14 reports about some "cryogenic" wart removers that "freeze" ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 4, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The blood vessels in face transplant patients reorganize themselves after the procedure, researchers report.

    During a full face transplant, the recipient's major arteries and veins are connected to those in the donor face to ensure healthy circu...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct 11 (HealthDay News) -- Beyonce, Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Lopez have put ample backsides on some women's wish lists. And what nature forgot, plastic surgeons can provide with a buttocks augmentation.

    Now, a small, preliminary Brazilian study finds that most women who have th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    THURSDAY, Oct. 10 (HealthDay News) -- Some breast cancer patients who've had breast reconstruction after mastectomy also undergo cosmetic surgery in an effort to further boost their self-image and self-esteem, according to a new study.

    Researchers looked at 1,214 women who had breast reco...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Face transplants -- some with remarkable results -- are increasingly becoming an option for people with devastating burns and other severe facial injuries. A new study finds that measuring five specific facial landmarks before the surgery may help better matc

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Women who got breast implants said the surgery spiced up their sex lives, a small, preliminary study found.

    The Brazilian researchers found that women experienced a significant boost to their arousal and sexual satisfaction following the procedure. Ho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- Within a year after having face transplant surgery, some patients regain sensory and motor functions such as the ability to speak, chew food and smile, experts have found.

    For the study, Dr. Bohdan Pomahac, director of the plastic surgery transplantatio...Full Article

  • Chad Gordon, MD

    A lower body lift, sometimes called a belt lipectomy, combines a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) with a hip lift and buttock lift. People who have lost a lot of weight, often through bariatric surgery, sometimes want to have a lower body lift to remove excess sagging skin. Other people who want a

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  • Chad Gordon, MD

    You will have some discomfort, however, this is expected and typically easily controlled with pain medications. Discomfort will dissipate over a week or two after the surgery. Your doctor will prescribe pain medication for you to take after you return home. You will also need to wear a compression

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  • Chad Gordon, MD

    You may have some numbness after the surgery, which will also disappear with time. You can expect the majority of the swelling to subside after about two weeks but it will take a few weeks longer before all of the swelling is gone. Generally, scars are not noticeable and begin to fade quickly,

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  • Chad Gordon, MD

    A procedure called lip augmentation can make lips look fuller. The procedure can be done in one of two ways: by adding materials to the lips through fat grafts or the use of hyaluronic acid injectable dermal fillers, or by advancing lip tissue. Advancing lip tissue involves moving tissue from

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  • Chad Gordon, MD

    A neck lift, sometimes referred to as platysmaplasty, can tighten the skin and remove fat in the neck. Having a neck lift reduces the wrinkles and loose skin associated with aging and provides a taut, slimmer profile. The procedure is done on an outpatient basis and may take a few hours.

    You will

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