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AUG 2013

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Alexander G. Digenis, M.D. Digenis Plastic Surgery Institute Ask Dr. Digenis DESCrIBE YoUr PHILoSoPHY: Plastic Surgery provides the perfect synergy of my two loves: medicine and art. I picked the best medium in which to be creative, which is the human form. WHAT MAkES YoUr PrACTICE DISTINCTIVE? No two of my patients are the same. I take great pride in spending time with my patients to determine what is important to them. Stemming from my time as a clinical professor with the University of Louisville, I consider myself frst and foremost an educator. When seeing patients, I want them to have as much information as they can before making decisions about their body. HoW Do YoU APProACH PATIENT CArE? I treat patients like they are part of my family and I attribute my approach to my Greek upbringing. My parents raised me with compassion and understanding, and I bring that forward when practicing medicine. Louisville's Premier Plastic Surgeon Since 1997, Dr. Digenis has practiced plastic and reconstructive surgery in the Louisville area. In 2001, he joined Dr. Norman Cole's practice before Cole's retirement. In an efort to stay in the forefront of surgical and technological developments, Dr. Digenis is a member of national committees on emerging technologies, communications, and government relations for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). He sees, frst hand, the newest advances in plastic surgery internationally and applies those techniques to his cosmetic surgery practice here in Louisville. Dr. Digenis spent his undergraduate years and medical residency at Vanderbilt University and then went on to train in plastic surgery at the prestigious New York University Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital. He has been a clinical professor with the University of Louisville Department of Plastic Surgery and continues to lecture in this role, while seeing patients at the Digenis Plastic Surgery Institute. He is board certifed by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. gTo learn more about Digenis Plastic Surgery Institute, visit digenis.com LIPoSUCTIoN | FACE, NECk & CHIN LIFT | TUMMY TUCk | BrEAST AUGMENTATIoN VoTED ToP PLASTIC SUrGEoN 2010, 2011 & 2012 LEo WEEkLY MAGAZINE rEADErS' CHoICE - PLASTIC SUrGEoN | VoTED LoUISVILLE MAGAZINE ToP DoC 2009 & 2010

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