tummy tuck surgeon in NYC


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Welcome to Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery for abdominoplasty in NYC on Park Avenue.

As a skilled tummy tuck surgeon in NYC in Manhattan, Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery offers abdominoplasty procedures to restore patients’ figures for a refined, slimmer result. Dr. Bassiri-Tehrani’s ultimate goal as a plastic surgeon is to deliver personalized care that not only enhances his patients’ physical appearance but also improves their overall well-being

A Leaner Appearance

Many people experience loose, excess skin and fatty tissue at the bottom of their abdomen.

This is especially common after giving birth or from weight loss. After carrying a child or significant weight gain, the abdominal wall stretches leading to a bulging appearance.  This cannot be fully addressed by exercise alone and surgery can directly tighten the area and improve the overall appearance of  the abdomen.

An abdominoplasty, known more widely as a tummy tuck, is a restorative solution for the abdomen. A tummy tuck can improve your self-confidence in your figure with a leaner, more slender appearance.


Treatable Conditions

Excess Fat

Excess Skin

Rectus Diastasis; tear in abdominal wall

Benefits of an Abdominoplasty

Individualized consultation and treatment for your unique concerns and goals

Procedure takes place in our state-of-the-art OR at our Park Avenue office

Long-lasting, permanent results

Firmer, flatter waistline

Strategically placed, non-visible scars

Stretch marks removed

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Surgery Process

How it Works


Tummy Tuck Procedure


You’ll visit our New York City office for a confidential tummy tuck consultation. Dr. Bassiri-Tehrani will listen to your concerns and goals for an abdominoplasty, with his priority to provide an individualized surgical plan tailored to your specific anatomy and goals.

Note that a tummy tuck includes muscle plication—a technique that repairs rectus diastasis and stretching of the abdominal fascia.

We highly encourage you to ask questions during your consultation. Our team will walk you through each step of the procedure and recovery process so you can feel comfortable and confident in your decision.

Your tummy tuck procedure will take place at our in-office OR in Manhattan. The procedure takes around 3-4 hours. If you are having other procedures performed at the same, time the surgery will take longer.

Dr. Bassiri-Tehrani will plicate the muscle, possibly perform liposuction, and remove excess skin and fat. This procedure also pulls the stomach tight to appear flat.

Because abdominoplasty is performed with general anesthesia, you’ll want to have someone to drive you home after your surgery.

There are several different kinds of tummy tucks:

1. Mini tummy tuck: a smaller area of skin and fat below the belly button are removed, and the skin is tightened. There is no scar around the belly button.

2. Traditional tummy tuck: skin from above and below the belly button is addressed, leading to a better contour in some patients who have extra skin and fat above the belly button.

3. Reverse tummy tuck: skin from only above the belly button is addressed, leading to an improved contour in the upper abdomen. This procedure can be combined with breast surgeries since the scar will be hidden underneath each breast, and the incision can be used to perform both surgeries.

During your consultation, Dr. Bassiri-Tehrani will explain which type of surgery you’ll benefit from and what the steps look like.

The recovery period from a tummy tuck is 2 weeks, and you cannot work out for 1 month post-operation.

After about 4 to 5 days, most patients feel like they can stand up straight and stop taking prescription pain medications. This is also about the time you’ll have your drains removed.

Most patients can return to working from home within 1 week and are back to the office within 2. If you have a more active job, it may take longer to get back to work.

Our Patient Care Coordinator, Dr. Bassiri-Tehrani, and the rest of our team will be there to guide and support you throughout your post-surgery care. We will schedule follow-up appointments to assess your recovery and results.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I combine abdominoplasty with other procedures?

Yes! A tummy tuck is often combined with breast surgeries or liposuction and is typically part of a mommy makeover procedure.

Do I qualify for a tummy tuck?

Your surgeon will describe the surgical approach that they think will best address your needs.

How much is an abdominoplasty in NYC?

An abdominoplasty in NYC at Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery is between $10,000 and $20,000.

Should I get a tummy tuck or liposuction?

Whether you should get a tummy tuck or liposuction depends on your aesthetic goals. Liposuction removes unwanted fat, while a tummy tuck addresses excess skin. Sometimes, it’s possible to combine these procedures, depending on your anatomy.


What is the maximum BMI for a tummy tuck?

Ideally, tummy tuck patients have a BMI of 33 or below.

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Persistent in the Pursuit of Perfection

For years, Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery has been persistent in our search for perfection as the best plastic surgeons in New York. We bring evolution, experience, expertise, and uniqueness to our tummy tuck patients in our Manhattan office. The goal of Pearlman Aesthetic Surgery is to help patients to actualize their ideal self-image for the highest level of personal authenticity and attractiveness possible. Our surgeons couple an attentive bedside manner with genuine concern for their patients’ welfare to deliver the best abdominoplasty results possible.

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