High school sweethearts Jason and Rachel were evaluated by Dr. Stoker for body lift surgery, after losing almost half of their body weight on Extreme Weight Loss. The couple lost their weight together, and agreed that if one didn't qualify for the surgery, then neither one of them would get it. Things took an interesting turn when Dr. Stoker noticed an innocent-looking scar on Rachel's abdomen.
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Ryan from Extreme Weight Loss is evaluated by Dr. Stoker for removal of excess skin after losing a significant amount of weight. Ryan, who once played high school football, has an athletic past. Dr. Stoker reveals that this can be a key factor for shedding pounds and recovering from body lift surgery.
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"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition" on ABC
Dr. Stoker evaluates Jonathan after he has lost a whopping 245 lbs on Extreme Makeover to see if he is eligible for the skin reduction surgery. Dr. Stoker adds that this is not to be considered cosmetic surgery and that it is a necessary procedure for Jonathan to be able to function normally in day to day life. After Jonathan's evaluation, Dr. Stoker gives him the thumbs up for surgery, deeming him a good candidate.
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The "Today Show" on NBC
"Mom, would you erase the signs of pregnancy?" Article
Dr. Stoker and his patient, Joanne, were guests on The Today Show at the NBC studios in New York City, where Kathie Lee and Hoda interviewed Dr. Stoker regarding the Mommy Makeover phenomenon and how it is transforming the lives of women throughout the country. It also includes Joanne's touching personal story of her own Mommy Makeover, which included breast augmentation with implants, a tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and liposculpture with power-assisted liposuction. Click here to view the video.
Are you ready for plastic surgery?
The "Dr. Phil" show invited Dr. Stoker to be their plastic surgery guest on a wide range of cosmetic surgery topics. Dr. Stoker shared his experience and views on breast surgery, liposuction, nose surgery (rhinoplasty) and plastic surgery makeovers.
"The Biggest Loser"
Dr. Stoker completes the transformation of Neil Tejwani, who lost over 200 pounds through diet and exercise on "The Biggest Loser." Dr. Stoker removes over 20 pounds of excess skin with a tummy tuck and upper body lift.
Before "The Biggest Loser"
After "The Biggest Loser"
Laura's New Nose on The Learning Channel
This television program on The Learning Channel chronicled Dr. Stoker's patient, Laura, through the process of considering nose reshaping surgery (rhinoplasty), having the surgery with Dr. Stoker, and recovering with a beautiful result. It is Laura's personal story that many prospective rhinoplasty patients will find interesting as they plan for their own nose surgery.
The Discovery Health Channel
Dr. Stoker performs an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) and power-assisted liposuction on a mother whose body has changed significantly with pregnancy.
"Modern Beauty" is a Style Network program that features doctors from Arizona, Texas and California who perform cosmetic procedures. Dr. Stoker has made several appearances on the show, discussing and performing procedures for real patients.
Here are some of the episodes he has been featured in:
- Episode 1 Style Network:
January 22, 2008 – Marina del Rey, California's Dr. David Stoker performs rhinoplasty on a mother and daughter.
- Episode 5 Style Network:
February 28, 2008 – LA based plastic surgeon Dr. David Stoker performs a surgery to remove loose abdominal skin due to massive weight loss.
- Episode 6 Style Network:
February 27, 2008– Superstar board certified plastic surgeon Dr. David Stoker discusses liposuction.
The Secret Lives of Women on the Women's Entertainment network
This is a compelling story of Jennifer, a rocket scientist, who is completing her body transformation. Dr. Stoker performs breast augmentation with silicone gel implants and liposculpture with power-assisted liposuction to assist her in this change. Click here to view the video.
Canadian public radio with Charles Adler
Radio talk show host Charles Adler interviews Dr. David Stoker on one of his specialties, the mommy makeover. Click here to listen to the interview.