Newport Beach Tummy Tuck by Dr. Juris Bunkis of Orange County Plastic Surgery*

Procedure Details

This female in her early 40's had a right lower quadrant urostomy stoma (site to attach a urine bag). Her condition was stable and her urologist gave his blessing to her to go ahead with a tummy tuck which she so desired. She sought a consultation with a double boarded surgeon, one who would be comfortable handling a stoma, and one who would also be an expert plastic surgery. With her urologist's assistance, the patient chose Dr. Juris Bunkis of Orange County Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, California to do her surgery. Dr. Bunkis had completed a full residency in General Surgery at Columbia University in New York and had been Board Certified in General Surgery, before going to Harvard University for a Plastic Surgery residency, and earning Board Certification in Plastic Surgery as well. Dr. Bunkis was able to separate the urostomy stoma from the abdominal wall, elevate the abdominal wall without injuring the stoma, resecting the excess abdominal wall skin, and reinserting the stoma into the remaining abdominal wall, preserving her stoma and leaving her with a much improved appearance. efore and after a stoma sparing abdominoplasty - actual patient of Dr. Juris Bunkis of Orange County Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, California.


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*Actual patients of Dr. Bunkis. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.