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Many of our patients travel from out-of-state to have surgery with Dr. Whitfield.

As a board-certified plastic surgeon who has performed over 1,494 explants, Dr. Whitfield is renowned for his BII recovery program, explant expertise and extensive experience treating women struggling with symptoms from their breast implants. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to be seen by Dr. Whitfield regardless of where they are in the world. Because of this, we are happy to offer guidance through every aspect of your trip to our Breast Implant Illness Healing Center here in Austin,Tx.

A patient’s location shouldn’t determine the quality of care received. We understand that Austin may be a new destination for many of our patients, and we are prepared to offer any assistance we can. From accommodations, to healthy places to eat, to travel arrangements while you’re in Austin, we are here to help.

We offer virtual consultations via ZOOM for out of town patients. We will ask that you submit photos of your breasts and body beforehand so Dr. Whitfield can give a proper assessment and surgical plan.
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Surgery

For those patients traveling for surgery, Dr. Whitfield recommends they arrive the day before surgery for their in-person, pre-operative appointment and stay for 5-8 days (depending on surgery) after surgery to check on your healing before returning home.

At the pre-op appointment the surgical plan will be reviewed and all other information, photos, aspects are discussed and confirmed including time, medications and surgical center instructions.

Patients will have a follow-up phone call the day after surgery. All patients getting explant or fat transfer surgery will have two complimentary lymphatic treatments in our Ballancer Pro device and two in our HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy) and may be a follow-up prior to the first post op appointment which is 5 days after surgery. That first appointment is in person and all surgical sites are evaluated. Any lab test or results that were gathered from the surgery are discussed based on availability of results. Clients are released to return home after this appointment.

Each client will be scheduled for virtual follow-ups at 1 month, 3 months, 6 month, 9 months and 12 months after surgery at that point. We do prefer to see all patients in-person at the 3 month appointment. On-going communication between the patient and care team will be through the Symplast Health App. 

Dining & Shopping

Austin, Texas is one of the top foodie destinations in the United States and Westlake has something for everyone. Located within a few minutes of our office there are many healthy options.
If you would like to grocery shop for your own healthy snacks we are conveniently located within a few miles of Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Central Market.

Our office is directly across from the wonderful Barton Creek Mall complete with Nordstrom, Macy’s, Dillards and AMC theaters.

Accommodations

Our office is located in Austin, Tx in the Westlake area. We are 15 minutes from downtown, 20 minutes from our surgery center and 15 minutes to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Below are a some accommodation options:
Viata Hotel Austin Only minutes from our office in Westlake. You can take advantage of their discounted rates by clicking this link: Viata Hotel Austin

Transportation

If you would like, we can take care of booking your transportation through our luxury car service. You would be transported in a luxury level sedan with a chauffeur, all luggage will be handled for you, your car will be on time and guaranteed. You will receive a text with your driver’s information 1 hour before each trip.

NOTE: Their prices do go up if the reservation is booked within 48 hours of the desired trip, so let us know sooner rather than later if you’d like us to make the reservation.

This would cover:
Your transportation from the airport, to our office for your pre-op appointment, and then to your lodging.
Your travel to and from the Surgery Center on the day of your procedure.
YOU WILL BE TRANSPORTED WITH EITHER UBER , LYFT or BLACK LANE
Please give us a call to find out more about our concierge travel services.
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