ALL DEFINITIONSAbdominoplasty (tummy tuck)DefinitionAbdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the abdominal area and tightens the underlying muscles to create a smoother, firmer appearance.Related SpecialistsShowing 3 of 46Andrew DuffyMDGastrointestinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric SurgeryBohdan PomahacMDPlastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Craniofacial SurgeryMasoud AzodiMDMinimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesMore Related SpecialistsRelated Fact SheetsTummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryRelated DepartmentsPost-Bariatric Body Contouring ProgramWe offer state-of-the-art body contouring for patients who have lost a significant amount of weight, and now have extra skin and fat. Body contouring may include arm lift, breast lift/reshaping or reduction, tummy tuck, thigh lifts, and liposuction. We collaborate with the Yale Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery Program to manage all aspects of treatment. Our multidisciplinary team of surgeons, nurses, nutritionists, and exercise specialists all help to ensure successful long-term results. Support programs are also available to help patients achieve their personal weight-loss, dietary, and stress management goals. Our team understands that living with the extra skin or fat after significant weight loss can present challenges, and we want to help patients meet those challenges by exploring what they mean in their daily life. We focus on education and making patients their own best advocate, and work closely with them so they can choose the contouring procedures that will help them feel confident about their body.