Plastic surgery is a specialty that seeks to improve physical function, minimize disfigurement from accidents or birth defects, or reshape bodily features to improve an individual's appearance. The word plastic, derived from the Greek word Plastikos, meaning to create form.
Plastic surgical procedures can improve appearance and renew self-confidence. The term Cosmetic Surgery is frequently used inter-changeably with the term Plastic Surgery when the purpose is aesthetic improvement. Consulting with a board certified plastic surgeon is the first step an individual should take when considering cosmetic or reconstructive plastic surgery.
Dr. Denkler has been practicing medicine since 1989 in Marin County, California. His practice includes both plastic (aesthetic-cosmetic) and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Denkler has achieved board certification in both plastic and hand surgery and teaches as a Clincal Professor of Surgery at UCSF Medical School. Dr. Denkler is one of the few doctors offering treatment for Dupuytren's contracture using the French needle technique called NA (needle aponeurotomy, needle aponevrotomy), a type of subcutaneous fasciotomy for Dupuytren's contracture in addition to XIAFLEX™. Dr. Denkler has developed techniques to combine these procedures in selected cases.
Dr. Denkler originated wide-awake hand surgery for Dupuytren's under local anesthesia.
Dr. Denkler's practice is located at 275 Magnolia Avenue in Larkspur, California (15 minutes North of the Golden Gate Bridge. The office can be reached via the Marin Airporter bus located at the SFO airport, and a short taxi ride from Corte Madera or Larkspur Airporter bus stops.
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