Empower Patients to Decode Medical Decisions with Dr. Justin Perron

To ease concerns and enhance comfort during medical examinations, it is imperative for patients to conduct thorough research on the attending doctor. However, what specific responsibilities and certifications should one be aware of to make the most informed decision?

In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Justin Perron, a trained specialist, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and the owner and founder of his Spring Hill Clinic, Herstellen Clinic. Dr. Justin explains the importance of selecting certified surgeons with proper training and experience for various surgical procedures. He advises patients to inquire about their surgeon’s experience, familiarize themselves with potential complications, and review real case photos. Dr. Justin also mentions how important training is for non-surgeon cosmetic practitioners and surgeons, as well as managing complications. It is also helpful to build a strong patient-doctor relationship through effective communication, along with the need for patients to have realistic expectations, ask questions, and take responsibility for their care. Dr. Justin shares caution against relying solely on online information and emphasises the critical role of nutrition in pre-operative preparation for successful healing.

Be informed about the responsibilities of both patients and doctors in this episode!

  • Episode Highlights

    • Importance of Making Educated and Safe Decisions
    • Factors in Making Informed Decisions
    • Building an Open and Communicative Relationship with the Surgeon
    • Lifestyle Changes and Responsibility of Post-Surgery
    • Emotional and Mental Preparation for Surgery
    • Dealing with post-surgery and importance of follow-ups
  • About Dr. Justin Perron:

    Dr. Justin Perron, a Canadian-born Australian-trained specialist, is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and the owner and founder of Herstellen Clinic in Spring Hill. Coming from a family of medics, with his father also a surgeon, Dr. Perron has devoted his career to helping individuals through plastic and reconstructive surgery. He studied chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Calgary in Canada before moving to Australia for his medical training in 2000. Completing his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Flinders University in Adelaide, Dr. Perron then moved to Queensland in 2003. He is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and Queensland Hand Surgery Society.

    Dr. Justin Perron offers various surgical procedures, including skin cancer treatments, abdominoplasty, Labiaplasty, breast augmentation, reduction, and reconstruction, Brachioplasty, liposuction, blepharoplasty, sinochemastia, and hand surgery. He emphasizes the importance of pre- and post-nutrition for patient recovery, implementing his own micronutrient infusions and involving multidisciplinary health professionals to support his vision.

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