Social Decisions – How the Use of Social Media is Changing Conversations About Cosmetic Surgery

  People today use the internet to make most decisions. Over 80% of internet users research their options before making any purchases. One topic that many of us search for is health information. A recent article published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), considers how…

Why Board Certification Matters

When you have made the decision to undergo plastic surgery, one of the most important decisions you can make is choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon. Thanks to the growing popularity of plastic surgery, more and more physicians who don’t have the proper training are offering cosmetic surgery procedures to patients. In fact, a growing number…

Safety in Plastic Surgery Procedures

When you decide to have plastic surgery, it is important to choose a facility carefully. Although these procedures have a low risk of complications, patients should still take the time to research medical clinics and plastic surgeons. A 2018 review of outpatient cosmetic surgery procedures published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal found that…

Dr. Shahram Salemy is Named a Top Contributor on Realself

Seattle plastic surgeon, Dr. Shahram Salemy, is excited about being listed as a Realself Top Contributor, an honor bestow to less than 10% of Realself doctors. This status awards doctors who provide reliable information to patients by being committed in answering consumer questions on an ongoing basis and by encouraging reviews from their patients. In…

Continuing Trends in Plastic Surgery: 2017 vs. 2016

Between 2016 and 2017, both cosmetic surgical procedures and minimally invasive procedures increased by

Plastic Surgery Is More Embraced Than Ever. Here’s Why…

Sixteen billion dollars. That’s the amount spent on cosmetic surgeries in 2016. What’s even more astonishing is that this number only covers the United States. That’s the most Americans have spent in elective surgeries in recorded history The American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), predicts that in 2018 this number will only grow. Elective surgeries…

How Working Out and Being Healthy Supports Your Cosmetic Surgical Transformation

If you want to get the most out of your plastic surgery, then it pays to prepare in advance so that you are in the best physical shape you can be before your procedure. Making sure you’re as healthy as possible prior to your cosmetic surgery will give you a greater chance of getting the…

Video: Consider the Surgical Facility When Selecting a Surgeon

  Hi, my name is Dr. Salemy, I’m a board certified plastic surgeon here in Seattle, Washington. I wanted to chat a little bit about operating rooms and safety. We often have patients ask us a lot of questions about our training, our experience, but we don’t get too many questions about the facility that…

Meet Our Staff

Patient care and experience is at the core of Dr. Shahram Salemy’s mission. That’s why at our office Dr. Salemy and his staff are committed to providing the highest standards of excellence to ensure all patients achieve their aesthetic goals in a private and confidential setting in our fully accredited surgical center. We are a well-rounded team of…

Dr. Salemy’s Body Transformation and How He Did It

Many of us have goals for transforming our bodies. That might be weight loss, or shape change via exercise. For others, those goals can only be reached with surgery. Either way, it takes preparation, hard work and commitment to make the changes that you need to make. Dr. Salemy has always understood this. That’s why…