Dr. Dumanian Performs Innovative TMR Surgery to Create Bionic Arms for Teen

The Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) surgical procedure, developed by Gregory A. Dumanian, MD, and Todd A. Kuiken, MD, PhD, offers improved prosthesis control for arm amputation patients. During the TMR procedure, surgeons transfer nerves from the residual arm to target muscles that no longer have a function due to the amputation. Following transfer, the nerves…Read More…

Are Tummy Tuck Results Permanent?

Tummy tuck surgery is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed today. This cosmetic procedure involves the removal of both excess fat and skin, resulting in a smoother, more defined abdominal section. Although dietary intervention and exercise are helpful when it comes to improving body tone and shape, these approaches aren’t always feasible…Read More…

What Should I Wear After Hernia Surgery?

As a trusted plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Dumanian is always more than happy to answer his patients’ questions. One of the most asked-about aspects of abdominal hernia surgery, abdominoplasty and other abdominal surgeries is the recovery period, including what patients should wear. Following their abdominal procedure, most patients find it beneficial to wear a…Read More…

How Hernias are Repaired

Although most hernias begin as a benign issue, they can become bigger and more painful over time. Once a hernia has developed, it will not resolve on its own and must be treated by a specialized expert like Dr. Dumanian. Because hernias are common and many patients come into Dr. Dumanian’s practice seeking hernia repair,…Read More…