“Time is of the essence” is an old adage that has never felt more appropriate. Despite the fact that we are living in an era of hyper-connectivity with devices that allow us to easily multi-task, it turns out that most of us still feel as if there are never enough hours in the day. This… [Read More]
How Much Should Gynecomastia Cost?
One of the more popular procedures for men and one of my specialties is gynecomastia surgery. This is a procedure to address unwanted excess fat and/or breast tissue on the chest in a man. While it has always been incredibly common, affecting about 36% of young men and 57% of older men in the Boston… [Read More]
What is the Best Treatment Option for Your Gynecomastia?
Gynecomastia is an extremely common condition for men. It’s defined as a fullness in the male chest and affects close to 50% of men in the Boston area alone. Historically, gynecomastia was something that men were ashamed to talk about. Many didn’t seek treatment because they didn’t know that treatment was an option. But, thanks… [Read More]
Are You Bathing Suit Ready?
As I write this, snow is falling outside and the temperature in Boston is a “brrrr” inducing 28°. Welcome to winter — the season that just seems to drag on and on and on. This is the time of year where I find myself dreaming of Miami, where it’s a balmy 79° and sunny. If… [Read More]
Dr. Doherty & Dr. Miller – Made the Boston Magazine Top Doctor List
As a Boston native, I grew up reading Boston Magazine. For the past 40 years, it’s been a go-to reference for the best and the brightest that our city has to offer. So, you can imagine how excited I was to find out that both I and my mentor and colleague Dr. Leonard Miller made… [Read More]
Popular Male Plastic Surgery Procedures That Make a Difference!
Think that plastic surgery is just for women? Think again – more men than ever are discovering how plastic surgery can help them look younger, thinner, and much more rejuvenated. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, it’s estimated that over 214,000 men underwent plastic surgery in 2016 alone (a 3% increase… [Read More]
What Are Man Boobs, and How Can They Be Treated?
Man boobs (also known as “moobs”) is an unfortunate nickname given to gynecomastia – a medical condition where a man develops a proliferation of glandular tissue on the chest. As a result, the man’s chest takes on a shape that resembles a woman’s breast; hence the common term, “man boobs.” Gynecomastia often occurs during three… [Read More]
What Are Boston Men Doing For Man Boobs?
Boston men, listen up – it’s time to stop using the words “man boobs.” If you’re struggling with excessive breast tissue, you could have a condition known as gynecomastia. While the jury’s still out about what specifically causes gynecomastia (it’s usually attributed to genetics, weight gain, loose skin, and/or the aging process), there are surgical… [Read More]
Get Rid of Excessive Male Chest Tissue
Gynecomastia is a condition in which men develop excessive breast tissue. This is not only a highly embarrassing problem; it’s also deceptively common. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 20 percent of men in the greater Boston area alone suffer from gynecomastia. The exact causes of this condition are generally unknown; however, it’s thought… [Read More]