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Philadelphia Surgeon’s Take on Reality Television Breast Augmentation

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 Breast Augmentation

Philadelphia reality TV fans may have noticed the new E! show “Botched,” which makes light of cosmetic surgery procedures gone awry, including breast augmentations.

Among the personalities featured on the show: Model and so-called “surgery addict” Janice Dickinson. She opted to have a corrective breast augmentation filmed for the show:

“I’m nervous, I’m nervous, I’m nervous right now,” she tells the show’s plastic surgeon as he  preps her for the procedure. “Can I just get some Valium right now?!”

Dr. Bottger and his professional, compassionate staff view such programs as a reminder to prospective plastic surgery patients to look closely and carefully at their doctor’s training and credentials.

In addition to training at some of the country’s top institutions, Dr. Bottger has board certification in both general surgery and plastic surgery from the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery.

Certification is the first thing prospective patients should consider when choosing a plastic surgeon. The American Board of Plastic Surgery also suggests that patients ask the following questions before choosing a doctor for breast augmentation and other popular cosmetic procedures:

Please contact us today or call 610-355-1929 to schedule a consultation in which Dr. Bottger can answer these and other questions about breast augmentation safety and training. We proudly serve patients in the greater Philadelphia area.