frequently asked questions
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about dr. rhee
is dr. rhee board certified?
yes, dr. rhee is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the only plastic surgery boarding organization in the USA.
how long has dr. rhee been a surgeon?
dr. rhee has been in practice since 2005 and has performed thousands of procedures as an experienced plastic surgeon.
where did dr. rhee train?
dr. rhee went to medical school at Columbia College in New York City, and completed his plastic surgery training at University of Michigan Medical Center (Ann Arbor, MI) and fellowship training at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA). for more information, see About Us.
what procedures does dr. rhee do?
dr. rhee performs a full range of cosmetic surgery, including breast augmentation and lifts, body contouring including liposuction, brazilian butt lifts, vaginal rejuvenation and tummy tucks. dr. rhee also does facial rejuvenation, including eyelifts, facelifts, and necklifts. other treatments include facial treatments such as juvederm, botox and chemical peels.
other procedures dr. rhee performs include breast reductions, scar revisions, acute facial trauma, skin lesion excisions, and pediatric plastic surgery.
where does dr. rhee operate?
dr. rhee operates at HUMC (Hackensack University Medical Center), Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ), and at his Rutherford office location.
what kind of anesthesia do you offer for procedures?
we offer a range of anesthetic options, including general anesthesia (gas) at HUMC or Valley Hospital as well as less sedating options, such as local anesthesia with mild premedication. our patients' comfort and well-being is most important, so please discuss with dr. rhee all of your options and choices at your office consultation.
how much do cosmetic procedures cost?
we can provide an exact cost quote upon initial complimentary cosmetic consultation - contact us for an appointment
a general range of costs for procedures include the following. cost quotes are usually all-inclusive for the procedure.
botox - $350 (25-30 units, generally a complete treatment)
brazilian butt lift - $4000 - $5000 (includes liposuction procedure)
breast augmentation - $4000 - $6000 (varies according to implant type)
chemical peel $150 (salicylic, Jessner's, TCA or combination)
eyelift (blepharoplasty) - $3000 - $5500 (varies according to upper/lower or both)
facelift or necklift - $4500 - $6500
juvederm ultra plus xc - $450 (1 ml syringe)
liposuction - $2500 to $4000 (varies according to areas treated)
nose job (rhinoplasty) - $6500 - $8500
tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) - $5500 to $6500 (may include some areas of liposuction)
vaginal rejuvenation - $1500 - $2500
voluma xc - $750 (1ml syringe)
general administrative policies
what insurances does dr. rhee take?
currently dr. rhee participates with Aetna, Cigna, and Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield. this list is subject to change, so please contact our office for the latest updates.
does dr. rhee participate with any finance plans, such as care credit?
no, dr. rhee does not participate with any finance plans. it is our opinion that most cosmetic surgery finance plans charge excessive interest rates and place an undue burden on patients. we encourage patients to maintain financial stability rather than place excessive strain on their budgets.