Introducing Minneapolis-area Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brian Kobienia
Because plastic surgery requires an artistic eye and an expert hand for proper execution, it is important to choose your surgeon carefully. Minneapolis-area cosmetic surgeon Dr. Brian Kobienia M.D. is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and performs a full range of cosmetic and reconstructive procedures. When you choose a plastic surgeon, you are entrusting him or her with the visual image that you convey to the world; you should know his surgical training and experience are of the highest standards so you can confidently and comfortably put your expectations into his skilled hands.
Plastic Surgery Procedures Offered by Surgeon Brian Kobienia
No matter what kind of procedure you’re interested in, if you’re in the Minneapolis area and are looking for a cosmetic plastic surgeon, Dr. Kobienia should be your first choice. Among the procedures offered by Dr. Kobienia:
- Eyelid Surgery
- Facelift and Neck Lift
- Ear Correction
- Forehead/ Brow Lift
- Breast Augmentation
- Breast Lift
- Breast Reduction
- Breast Reconstruction
- Tummy Tuck
- Arm/Thigh Lift
Licenses & Certification
- Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Department of Surgery; 2000
- Board-Certified by the American Board of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery; 2000
- Fellow, The American College of Surgeons; 1994
- State of Minnesota License, Medicine and Surgery; 1994
- National Board of Medical Examiners; 1993
- Plastic Surgery - University of Minnesota; 1996-1999
- Surgery - University of Minnesota; 1992-1996
- M.D. - University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Certified 1992
- B.S. - Biology, St Johns University; 1988
Plastic Surgery Board Certification
- American Board of Plastic Surgery; 2000
The best way to learn more about any procedures you may be considering is to speak to a qualified cosmetic plastic surgeon. However, before speaking with Dr. Brian Kobienia, browse through our FAQ section and procedure pages to learn the very basics of plastic surgery.
Q: What does it mean that Dr. Kobienia is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)?
A: By choosing a plastic surgeon who is certified by the ABPS, you are assured that Dr. Kobienia has received the highest level of training available, and has passed a series of rigorous examinations. In addition to being ABPS certified, Dr. Kobienia is also a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Q: I’ve looked through the different procedures you offer and I think I have a general idea of what I want to do. What do I do next?
A: Scheduling a consultation with Dr. Brian Kobienia is the next step. You can contact our Edina plastic surgery practice and someone from Dr. Kobienia’s office will call you as soon as possible. Coming to our Minneapolis-area office and meeting with our cosmetic plastic surgeon is the only way to find out if you are truly good candidate for cosmetic surgery.
Q: How long does it take to get an appointment?
A: Generally, it takes two to three weeks to schedule an appointment; however, the time may vary depending on the time of year.
Q: How long does it take to schedule my surgery?
A: Normally, your surgery can be scheduled within three to four weeks after your first visit. You can schedule your surgery the day of your consultation or by calling the scheduling nurses at your convenience.
Q: Where will my surgery be done?
A: The majority of our elective surgery is done in a fully accredited ambulatory surgical center in the Minneapolis area. Our cosmetic plastic surgeon can perform certain aesthetic procedures at our office, but for more involved surgeries an ambulatory surgical center offers distinct advantages. Your safety and comfort is of prime importance to us, and this is why we choose to do your surgery at a fully accredited surgery center with a board-certified anesthesiologist providing your anesthesia. You will arrive one hour before surgery, and after your procedure is complete, you will spend approximately one to two hours in the recovery room.
Q: Is financing available?
A: Financing is now a readily available and accepted form of payment for plastic surgery. With low monthly payments, financing makes virtually every procedure instantly affordable. Dr. Kobienia’s staff can give you all the details of the financing company which can usually approve an application within 24 hours.
Q: Do you accept credit cards?
A: Yes, we accept Visa and Mastercard. Contact Minneapolis Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon Dr. Brian Kobienia If you’d like to learn more about any of the procedures we offer at our Minneapolis-area office, contact cosmetic plastic surgeon Dr. Brian Kobienia today. With years of experience and an unsurpassed dedication to patient satisfaction, Dr. Kobienia and his staff will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
"I am grateful for how easy and comfortable you made me feel at every appointment and every surgery, but most of all I am thankful for all you do and have done for me."- Sandy