Dr. David Stoker
4640 Admiralty Way #1000
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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Real Self Interviews Dr. Stoker on Meredith’s upcoming Body Lift Surgery

In a recent interview with Real Self, Dr. Stoker discussed the upcoming body lift surgery that Meredith would be having. On June 4th, it was revealed that Meredith had reached her goal weight off 155 lbs. with the help of fitness trainer Chris Powell on ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss. Meredith was so dedicated to reaching her goal weight that she tattooed the words “Believe It, Be It” on her lower abdomen.  After reaching her goal weight, Dr. Stoker has deemed that she is a good candidate to have surgery to remove the excess hanging skin and tighten her tummy. One … Continue reading »

Regain Your Figure with a Mommy Makeover

Women who go through pregnancy and childbirth will often see changes in their body that are attributable not only to the weight they gain but the stretching of skin over the expanding abdomen. Most women will gain anywhere between 25 and 50 pounds during pregnancy, some of which they will lose easily after the baby is born and some that will be more stubborn. Even the best exercise and weight loss routine will not have an effect on skin that sags due to loss of elasticity and the breakdown of the underlying structure that supports the skin and surrounding tissues. … Continue reading »

Cosmetic Surgery after Weight Loss

Losing weight is an accomplishment that deserves celebration. Excess fat is linked to many cancers such as breast, colon, pancreatic, and prostate cancers. By losing weight you are helping to decrease your chance of getting diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension among many others. Individuals with a normal weight lead healthier and more active lives. However, after moderate to extreme weight loss, many people are left with loose and excess skin as their skin no longer has the surplus fat to adhere to. This sagging skin can only be effectively treated through a cosmetic procedure referred to as … Continue reading »

What to Expect After Breast Augmentation

Typically breast augmentation is sought out by women that are unhappy with the current shape or size of their breasts. Having breast augmentation can help these women not only feel more beautiful, but can also help them with a boost in their self-confidence. Before making any final decisions about the procedure, it is important that you know what to expect for the surgery itself, and also what to expect during your recovery. Most breast augmentation patients have a recovery of only one week for most activities and a few weeks for full activity. However, each patient’s recovery will be different … Continue reading »

Donated Fat Cells from Liposuction Patients Aid in Stem Cell Research

Working out, eating right and living a healthy lifestyle are beneficial to people because it helps them live a higher quality of life. However, even with extensive dieting and exercise, some people are unable to shed excess fat from trouble areas such as the abdomen, hips, and thighs. With liposuction, you can get the body that you want and start feeling more confident. Patients that have their liposuction performed by Dr. Stoker not only look great, but for the last two years, they also contribute to groundbreaking stem cell research. Have you ever wondered what happens to the fat that … Continue reading »

Preparing for Rhinoplasty

Many people find themselves to be unhappy with the shape or size of their nose. For other people, abnormalities in the nose may be causing difficulty breathing and decrease the overall functionality of the nose. Luckily, the rhinoplasty procedure can sculpt the nose for a more desirable shape and help restore normal breathing. Dr. David Stoker is a skilled nose surgeon in Los Angeles that has performed hundreds of rhinoplasty procedures. To see why so many people choose him as their surgeon, you may view hundreds of his before and after pictures to see the results he has achieved for … Continue reading »

Why Liposuction is About More Than Just Looking Good (Clinical Studies Prove It!)

When people have difficulty losing weight despite dieting, exercise, and even medication, they will probably start thinking about having liposuction or a tummy tuck. Los Angeles plastic surgeons like myself stand ready to help these patients if they decide to pursue these surgical options. I often say to patients – both on my website (drstoker.com) and in person – that tummy tuck and liposuction are among my favorite procedures to perform. Why? Because the results are so dramatic and immediate. There is no substitute for the look on a grateful patient’s face when they see themselves minus the undesirable pads of fat, bulging thighs, and drooping … Continue reading »

Why You Should Choose Dr. Stoker for Your Plastic Surgery Procedure

Los Angeles is home to more than three million people, many of them are either beautiful, celebrities, or at least very image conscious. Locations like Beverly Hills and Hollywood help to highlight the strong focus on looking great, and are a big part of why LA has such a large number of plastic surgeons. If you’re thinking of having any kind of cosmetic procedure performed, then you need to take your time and find an expert plastic surgeon that can design your surgical plan to achieve your beauty goals. You’re making an investment in your body, so it’s important to … Continue reading »

Be Fully Aware of Your Breast Reconstruction Options

Recently, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons released a survey showing that 89% of women would want to see what the results of breast reconstruction surgery would look like before opting to undergo the necessary treatments for breast cancer. As a skilled breast surgeon in Los Angeles, Dr. Stoker will be able to give you an explanation of each option that you have for breast reconstruction and help you make an educated decision as to what the best surgical plan is for your aesthetic goals. Along with an explanation of your options, Dr. Stoker will provide you with an idea of what results you can … Continue reading »

Is a Tummy Tuck Right for Me?

Have you been working hard to try and shed excess fat to achieve a flat and toned midsection, but seem to not be getting the results you desire? As people age, go through pregnancy or undergo weight fluctuations, the skin and muscles of the abdominal region can become stretched and lose their ability to bounce back to the original orientation leaving you with sagging skin and fat pockets. Boost your confidence and achieve the flat toned midsection you want with tummy tuck surgery performed by Dr. Stoker. He is able to help both men and women increase their self-esteem level … Continue reading »

Dr. David Stoker

Educated at some of the most elite institutions in the country, Dr. David Stoker uses his highly advanced knowledge to ensure that each patient achieves beautiful, harmonious results — whether it's through a simple non-surgical procedure or a more advanced surgical transformation. Learn more about his unique credentials and his approach to plastic surgery.

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