Dr. Stanley Poulos and Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl ( Northern California )

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Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl

Growing up on a small Norwegian island, Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl aspired to fly for the national Air Force. As an adult, his focus shifted to a career in medicine, and he is now one of the top plastic surgeons in the San Francisco Bay Area, and a founding partner at Plastic Surgery Specialists.

Dr. Hvistendahl earned an Ivy League degree from Dartmouth College, where he helped lead the men’s soccer team to the league title. He then completed his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. At the University of California, San Francisco, he completed both an internship and residency in general surgery and a plastic surgery fellowship.

Dr. Hvistendahl is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and has served as chief of the plastic surgery division at Marin General Hospital, as well as chief surgeon at Marin County’s Plastic Surgery Center.

Dr. Stanley G. Poulos

Dr. Stanley G. Poulos was raised in a small town, where he developed a strong work ethic and a desire to help people. The same determination and drive that helped him succeed at the highest level of collegiate football spurred him to excel in his training, and ultimately to establish Plastic Surgery Specialists. Dr. Poulos specializes in cosmetic breast surgery and body contouring procedures, helped pioneer the quicklift facial rejuvenation surgery in California, and is recognized as one of the leading plastic surgeons in Marin County and the entire San Francisco Bay area.

A graduate of the University of Texas Medical School, Dr. Poulos completed his internship and residency at UC San Francisco. He completed a plastic surgery fellowship at St. Francis Hospital in San Francisco and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

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Articles by Dr. Dr. Stanley Poulos

3 Plastic Surgery Myths (And How To Avoid Them)
By Dr. Stanley Poulos and Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl

Makeover television shows and celebrity social-media reveals can make plastic surgery look like no big deal, but surgery is surgery whether it’s an elective procedure to improve your appearance or a medical procedure that’s necessary to save your life. Plastic surgeon Dr. Stanley Poulos of Plastic Surgery Specialists in the San Francisco Bay area performs a…

Do You Need Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck?
By Dr. Stanley Poulos and Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl

Patients often visit plastic surgeon Dr. Stanley Poulos of Plastic Surgery Specialists in the San Francisco Bay area because they desire a firmer, flatter stomach, and a lot of these women and men arrive at their consultation thinking they know which procedure is necessary to achieve their goals. “Many patients believe that liposuction is the key…

4 Places Fat Transfer Can Be Used Instead Of Fillers
By Dr. Stanley Poulos and Dr. Yngvar A. Hvistendahl

Injectable fillers have become a mainstay for improving visible signs of aging and myriad other beauty concerns, but fat transfer can provide longer-lasting results with a patient’s own unwanted fat. Plastic surgeon Dr. Stanley Poulos of Plastic Surgery Specialists in the San Francisco Bay area explains how this procedure works—and shares the areas of the body…

Dr. Stanley Poulos Discusses The Importance Of Research Before Cosmetic Procedures

Dr. Stanley Poulos, a University of Texas Medical School alumni, completed his internship and residency at UC San Francisco and is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Specializing in cosmetic breast surgery and body contouring, Dr. Poulos uses his strong work ethic to excel in his patient’s request. Dr. Poulos sat down with…