Steven Shoen, M.D.  
     
     
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Specialties

Dr. Shoen's areas of interest include Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery of the Breast, and Hand Surgery (Click on "Specialties" at the left hand side of this page for more details.)


Liposuction
Cosmetic Procedure involving the removal of localized areas of fat from various regions of the body. Often these fatty deposits are refractory to nonsurgical methods of removal such as weight loss or exercise.

Tummy Tuck Surgery (Abdominoplasty)
A cosmetic procedure in which excess abdominal skin is removed and, in many instances, the abdominal muscles are tightened. The result is a firmer, more youthful appearing abdomen.

Eyelid Surgery
Procedures performed on the upper or lower eyelids to render them more youthful in appearance, or to improve their function. These procedures are ordinarily performed under local anesthesia, on an ambulatory basis.

Breast Augmentation
A cosmetic procedure resulting in the enlargement of the breasts through the use of saline-filled implants. This operation is often coupled with a breast lift, so as to provide a youthful, firm appearance to the breasts.

Breast Reduction
Excess breast tissue and skin are removed during this operation. The nipples are raised to a more youthful position on the breast mounds. The procedure is performed for cosmetic reasons, or to treat symptoms such as back pain resulting from large breast size.

Breast (Post-Mastectomy)Reconstruction
A variety of procedures perfromed to restore a breast mound and nipple following breast cancer surgery. Procedures include: The Expander-Implant Technique, TRAM Flap Technique, Back Flap Technique, and Microsurgical Free Flap Technique.

Facial Cosmetic Surgery
A variety of procedures aimed at providing a more youthful appearance to the face and neck. Face Lift, Brow Lift, and Eyelid Surgery are included in this category.

Hand Surgery
Included in this category are a multitude of hand procedures including, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Ganglion Treatment, Trigger Finger Treatment, Fracture Management,Surgery for Dupuytrens Disease, Surgery for Injured Tendons and Nerves, and the mangement of Congenital Defects of the Hand.

Skin Cancer Surgery
The removal of skin cancers sometimes aided by techniques such as Moh's Chemosurgery and Frozen Sectioning. Resulting wounds are reconstructed with a variety of methods, sometimes employing the use of skin flaps or skin grafts.

Microsurgical Reconstruction
A variety of complex reconstructive procedures that require microsurgical expertise. These operations are performed throughout the body to reconstruct defects resulting from trauma or cancer surgery.

Plastic Surgery of the Nose (Rhinoplasty)
A variety of procedures designed to change the shape of the nose in order to alter its appearance or to improve the nasal airway. Also in this category are procedures performed to reconstruct the nose following trauma or cancer surgery.

Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
A cosmetic procedure in which the nipples are raised to a more youthful position on the breasts while excess skin is removed. Sagging breasts are made younger in appearance and more firm.

LASER Treatment
Laser treatment of small veins, painful scars, tatoos, and unwanted hair is offered. Dr. Shoen provides this treatment at the Robert Wood Johnson Laser Center, using state of the art laser technology.


Care Philosophy
From elective cosmetic procedures to complex reconstructive operations our office is committed to providing the best plastic surgery care available.