Liposuction Safety


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, liposuction is the third most popular plastic surgery procedure performed in the United States. In 2011, approximately 205,000 liposuction procedures were performed, most of which did not result in any complications.

Scottsdale liposuction surgeon Dr. John Corey holds your safety as one of his top priorities. A board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Corey utilizes state-of-the-art liposuction techniques to minimize risks and improve your comfort. Your Scottsdale liposuction procedure will be performed in an accredited surgical facility with attending medical staff to further reduce your risk for surgical complications.

Liposuction Risks

Liposuction risks are rare but may include:

  • Bleeding or fluid loss
  • Infection
  • Reactions to anesthesia
  • Changes in skin sensitivity
  • Internal organ damage
  • Nerve damage

Dr. Corey believes our patients should make informed decisions about their health. During your initial consultation he will assess your medical history and physical health to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure. He will also discuss all of the potential risks to ensure you have the necessary information to make the best decision for your body.

If you live the around Scottsdale, Phoenix, Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, or areas of Arizona and would like more information about liposuction, please contact Dr. John J. Corey, MD to schedule an initial consultation today.