One of the most critical decisions that a patient who is considering cosmetic or reconstructive surgery must take is choosing the most suitable plastic surgeon. The choice of a surgeon will make a key difference to the final outcome of the procedure. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, patients should choose the most appropriate surgeon for their needs, and any other considerations should be secondary in such a decision. Dr. Paul McCluskey, who heads the Plastic Surgery Institute of Atlanta, is one of the reputed and experienced surgeons in the region.
Dr. McCluskey believes that success in any surgical procedure such as liposuction is achieved when the cosmetic surgeon adopts a team approach, and each member of the team performs their part with top professionalism. Secondly, the surgeon can perform well when he or she has the back-up of state of the art surgical technologies and training in advanced surgical techniques. All these ingredients are present in the Plastic Surgery Institute, which receives patients from Atlanta, GA and surrounding areas.
According to Dr. McCluskey, a plastic surgeon can achieve true success in procedures such as liposuction and others when the science of surgery is combined with a sense of aesthetic art. That is when the goal of total patient satisfaction can he achieved. He also says that it is the responsibility of every surgeon to adopt clean, tremendous, and noteworthy procedures to attain the best results. His practice operates on the following key principles:
Providing world-class patient care in a caring and welcoming environment.
Delivering consistent, natural and long lasting results for every patient.
Maintaining a close engagement with the patient at every stage of the procedure.
Keeping updated with innovative and cutting edge technological advancements in the area of cosmetic surgery.
Ensuring that patient’s safety and health are kept as the top priority and all steps are taken in this direction.
Education and Training
Dr. McCluskey is an experienced cosmetic surgeon for liposuction and other surgical procedures of the breast, body, and face. He earned a Bachelor’s in Science with Honors from Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, and followed it with a medical degree from the University of Mississippi. Here he completed an internship in Anesthesiology. During the internship, he got the motivation to switch his career to plastic surgery when his mother underwent a reconstructive breast procedure.
Dr. McCluskey completed a five year residency in General Surgery, where his research was published and he presented it at various local and national conferences. He joined the prestigious plastic surgery residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. In Dallas he trained as a cosmetic surgeon alongside some of the renowned leaders in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
His efforts as a teacher of medical students and residents have been recognized with multiple Resident of the Year awards. Dr. McCluskey has also authored several peer reviewed articles in medical journals on various topics, including liposuction, facial reconstruction, and breast surgery.