About Gary R. Culbertson, MD, FACS
* FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS (FACS)
* MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE IRIS SURGERY CENTER
* MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGERY (ASPS) & THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY (ASAPS)
* PAST PRESIDENT OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA SOCIETY OF PLASTIC SURGEONS (SCSPS)
Education & Training
Trinity University - San Antonio, Texas: B.A. with Major in Biology and Chemistry Granted 5-78
University of Texas Medical School at Houston; M.D. Granted 6-84
6-84 to 6-85 Categorical Surgery Internship
Brooke Army Medical Center: Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 7-85 to 6-86
General Medical Officer/On-the-Job Training in General Surgery at the United States
Army Institute of Surgical Research/Burn Unit: Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 7-86 to 6-87
General Surgery Residency - Fitzsimons Army Medical Center: Aurora, Colorado, 7-87 to 6-90
Plastic Surgery Fellowship - William Beaumont Army Medical Center: El Paso, Texas, 7-90 to 6-92
Other Procedures Offered
Hello, 6 days ago I had breast reduction and liposuction under my arm. Is it normal that after 6 days it is very painful and I have a burning sensation all around my breast and under my arms? How long should the pain last? And is there anything I can do ? I’m seing my doctor in 5 days for my first…
I had a breast reduction with implants on Sept 5th in Cancun. My question is, I feel an egg sized, hard lump in both breasts, toward the bottom outer side. Is this normal? What should the breast feel like after a reduction with implant?
Hello! I had my breast augmentation in November 2017. Everything was good until yesterday, when I noticed that one of my breasts is larger than the other. No pain or other symptoms, just larger. Maybe it's somehow connected with my menstruation which came very early this month!?
I have had 2 normal stress tests, normal chest X-rays, and a normal echocardiogram a few months ago. My second/more recent echocardiogram is mostly normal except for a mildly thickened aortic valve with no stenosis and LVH: my LVH is expected since I’m tall and slim and several doctors say I can…
Dr. Culbertson has Clinic on Monday & Tuesday.
Surgery at the Hospital for insurance cases is scheduled on Thursday.
Surgery at the Iris Surgery Center for Elective Cosmetic/ Aesthetic Patients is on Fridays.
Cosmetic/ Aesthetic Consult for Second Option- $350
Imparement or Disability Ratings- Fee upon Request
Our facility has a strong reputation for Breast Reductions and Body Contouring procedures (Tummy Tucks/ LipoAbdominoplasty's, Mommy MakeOver's, etc.). Dr. Culbertson is recognized as a local expert in Aesthetic surgery and is sought out for primary and corrective Cosmetic Surgery. He has vast experience in Ethnic plastic surgery in the African-American patient.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
South Carolina Medical Society (SCMS)
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