Mountain West Plastic Surgery
60 Four Mile Drive #11
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 609-0210
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Monthly Archives: February 2021

Understanding Cleft Palate Surgery: What You Need To Know

Concerned mother getting information from doctor about cleft palate surgery in Montana

Although the majority of my time in plastic and reconstructive surgery has been domestic, it is the experience outside of Kalispell that has had the most impact on my life. Over my decades of practice, I’ve been fortunate enough to have the humbling opportunity to help reconstructive patients from around the globe. One of the highlights of my career to… Read More

What Do Popsicles And CoolSculpting Have In Common?

Believe it or not, a pair of Harvard scientists noticed that children developed “popsicle panniculitis dimples” after sucking on cold popsicles for too long, and they thought about how to apply that to other parts of the body….. and CoolSculpting was born. “Cryolipolysis” is the term used for the effect that cold temperature has on sensitive fat cell, and it… Read More

Cleft Lip And Palate Treatment at the Montana Children’s Medical Center

Facial clefts occur in about 1 of every 600 births in the United States, making them one of the most common birth defects. Approximately 6800 newborns every year in the US are born with a facial cleft. Most doctors and researchers agree that the causes of clefts are multifactorial and may include a genetic predisposition as well as environmental issues… Read More

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