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Lower eyelid blepharoplasty with fat transposition- Cleveland Plastic Surgery case of the week with Dr. Medalie

June 13, 2013

This 49 year old patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie of Cleveland Plastic Surgery at his Cleveland east side office in Beachwood, Ohio. She desired eyelid rejuvenation and on exam was found to have large lower lid fat bags with  puffiness and a sharp separation between the lower eyelids and upper cheek tissue. She elected to have a lower eyelid blepharoplasty with shifting of the lower lid fat excess over the rim of her orbits to smooth the eyelid  and cheek junction. During the surgery her eyelid muscle was also suspended and extra skin was removed. She is shown 3 months after surgery with excellent reduction in the lower lid bags and good smoothing of the eyelid/ cheek junction.

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty before and after

Lower eyelid blepharoplasty  after


Dr. Medalie voted Top Doctor- Cleveland Plastic Surgery news of the week

May 20, 2013

Dr. Daniel Medalie is recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors® for Cleveland, OH region in 2013.

A Cleveland, OH Board Certified physician specializing in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Daniel Medalie, is a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 2013.


Cleveland, OH (PR Newswire) May 20, 2013 - Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., America's trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Cleveland's Plastic Surgery specialist Dr. Daniel Medalie for inclusion in its highly selective list of Regional Top Doctors this year.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. publishes its list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors® at, as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites including US News and World Report's annually updated list of "Top Doctors." All told, fewer than 35,000 physicians - less than 5% of the nation's licensed physicians - have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors® are selected by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. after being nominated by peer physicians in an online nomination process. Nominations are open to all board certified MDs and DOs and each year tens of thousands of doctors cast many tens of thousands of nominations. Honorees are selected from the nominees by the Castle Connolly physician-led research team based on criteria including their medical education, training, hospital appointments, disciplinary histories and more.

For more information on this Castle Connolly Top Doctor, please visit Daniel Medalie's profile on

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.'s President and CEO Dr. John Connolly has this to say about Dr. Medalie's recognition: "Only a small percent of physicians are selected to be Castle Connolly Top Doctors. Our goal is to make it easier for an average person to find the right doctor for them in what can be an overwhelming process at a difficult time in a person's life. Dr. Medalie was nominated by Board Certified peers and selected by our research team at Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Selection is an impressive accomplishment worthy of recognition. My congratulations to Dr. Medalie."

To find out more or to contact Dr. Daniel Medalie of Cleveland, OH, please call 216-778-4450. or visit www.

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Dr. Daniel Medalie

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Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck), Liposuction and Breast Lift/Reduction-Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the week

March 18, 2013

This pleasant 36 year old patient from Westlake , Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie in his Cleveland West side location to discuss tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), liposuction and breast reduction and lift procedures. Dr. Medalie felt that he could perform all of the plastic surgery at one time and carefully explained the risks and benefits of the surgery to the patient. She agreed to proceed and is shown in the plastic surgery before and after pictures below, 6  months out from her surgery. She is very pleased with her new abdominal contour and breast size and shape.



Tummy tuck, liposuction and breast lift/reduction before and after (front photos)

Tummy tuck, liposuction and breast lift/reduction before and after (side photos)

Liposuction with Body Contouring-Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week

October 3, 2011

This pleasant 38 year old women came to Dr. Medalie in Cleveland, Ohio to discuss body contouring. She was interested in tummy tuck versus liposuction. She did not want surgical scars and after exploring all of her options decided for liposuction alone using the tumescent technique. Dr. Medalie performed the surgery in an outpatient setting on the east side of Cleveland. She is pictured 6 months after her surgery with excellent contour following her liposuction procedure, and she is very happy with her results.

Liposuction Before                                          Liposuction After


Liposuction Before                                          Liposuction After


Liposuction Before                                           Liposuction After


Tummy Tuck- Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week

July 19, 2011

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland east side office in Beechwood to discuss tummy tuck procedures (abdominoplasty). During the consultation it was decided to perform a full tummy tuck with flank and side liposuction. The surgery was performed as an outpatient at the Metrohealth West 150th street surgery center and the patient is shown 3 months after the procedure. She is very pleased with her new contour.



Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week- Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)

April 15, 2011

This Cleveland, Ohio patient came to Dr. Medalie for abdominal contouring  (tummy tuck) after pregnancy. She had extreme stretching of the skin and muscle as well as a belly button hernia. Dr. Medalie performed the surgery as an outpatient at MetroHealth Medical Center. During the abdominoplasty he removed the excess skin and stretch marks, repaired the hernia and tightened the underlying muscle. After the procedure, the patient had a smoother, tighter belly with much less protrusion and laxity of the muscle. She was very pleased with her tummy tuck.

Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week -Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

February 7, 2011

This patient from Erie, Pa came to Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland East side office to discuss eyelid plastic surgery. She complained of heavy upper lids and tired looking lower lids. He performed a combined upper and lower lid rejuvenation. The excess skin was removed from the upper lids giving her eyes a more open appearance. Excess skin from the lower lids was also removed but even more importantly, fat from the lower lid was draped over the orbital rim to decrease the size of the fat bags and smooth out the lid/cheek junction. A muscle lift of the lower lids was also performed to give them more tone. After the plastic surgery the patient was very pleased with her appearance younger looking eyelids.

Cleveland Plastic Surgery Gets a New Look

January 16, 2011

Dr. Medalie has been working hard for the last few months to completely redesign his web site. He hopes that you enjoy the new look and find the site easier to navigate. He also hopes that you find it the most informative web site of plastic surgeons in Cleveland, Ohio. Please note the expanded transgender sections (especially for FtM top surgery). He has also added multiple before and after pictures for labiaplasty and vaginoplasty. Over the next several weeks he will be adding multiple informational forms to the patient information section so that any and all questions will be answered by the site. If you have any questions or comments please e-mail him by clicking on the contact section of the site.

Cleveland Platic Surgery -Case of the Week- Face Lift, Brow lift, Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasties, Fat injection, Mouth Corner Lift

November 24, 2010

This patient from Cleveland, Ohio came to see Dr. Medalie at his Cleveland West side office to ask about facial rejuvenation. After careful consultation it was decided to perform a Face Lift, Brow lift, Upper and Lower Lid Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery), Fat injection to the cheeks and lips and a Mouth Corner Lift. This was a big operation and was performed in two parts to minimize the extent of trauma. After the surgery was complete the patient was completely satisfied with her new look.

Cleveland Plastic Surgery Case of the Week - Mommy Makeover

October 22, 2010

This 32 year old patient from Youngstown, Ohio came to Dr. Medalie at his Beechwood office for a "mommy makeover". She had had two children and wanted to rejuvenate her breasts with a lift and implants. She also wanted to flatten her stomach and get rid of the extras skin, fat and stretch marks.  She elected to have a right breast lift and bilateral breast augmentation with 390 cc, smooth, round saline implants. At the same time she had an abdominoplasty (tummy-tuck) with side and thigh liposuction. She is shown 15 months after the surgery and is very pleased with her new body.