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Gillian Institute As a woman who has had cosmetic surgery, Dr. Short can relate to her patients and their recovery process from personal experience. She dedicates much of her time to educating her patients about the procedures they are considering. Dr. Short's gentle, personable approach allows patients to feel very comfortable with her and their decision to pursue a cosmetic procedure.

Dr. Short attended the Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Butterworth Hosptial in Grand Rapids, Michigan. At the Gillian Institute, we believe in educating patients, presenting the options, and including our patients in the informed decisions regarding their choice to have plastic surgery.

As a female who has had cosmetic surgery, Dr. Short can relate to her patients and their recovery process from personal experience. Amazing staff and Dr. Short is an artist as well as surgeon.

read more › At the Gillian Institute, we believe in educating patients, presenting the options, and including our patients in the informed decisions regarding their choice to have surgery. Dr. Kimberly Short strongly believes that surgery should be "tailored" or personalized for each patient and their specific anatomy and desires. Every patient is unique and Dr. Short strives to care for each patients individual needs and concerns. Dr. Short's dream of creating a surgery center and medical team focused on providing the highest quality plastic surgery care was realized with the opening of the JKS Surgery Center and The Gillian Institute for Plastic, Aesthetic, and Laser Surgery.

read more › The JKS Surgery Institute was created on the philosophy of offering a state-of-the-art surgical facility, proving patients a comfortable, safe, and confidential environment. This facility was based on the idea of continuity of patient care and delivering consistent excellence in patient care and patient safety. The JKS Surgery Institute is an AAAASF Accredited Facility staffed by board certified anesthesiologists specializing in plastic and outpatient patient surgery and a seasoned surgical staff.

read more › Dr. Kimberly Short, born in 1964 and raised in Evansville, Indiana, attended the Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery training at Butterworth Hosptial in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Being a perfectionist, she was drawn to plastic surgery as her surgical specialty. Cosmetic surgery, a very specialized part of plastic surgery, changes rapidly, and Dr. Kimberly Short felt that obtaining additional training, specifically in cosmetic surgery, would benefit her patients.

read more › Dr. Kimberly Short and staff welcome Dr. Robert Lewis to The Gillian Institute. Dr. Lewis is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and has been in private practice since July of 1998. He has over 17 years of surgical and patient care experience. The majority of his practice is elective cosmetic/aesthetic surgery. However, Dr. Lewis also has a broad experience in all forms of reconstructive and soft tissue hand surgery. He operates on all parts of the body for both cosmetic and reconstructive purposes.

read more › Dr. Short and her staff work closely and cohesively as a team coordinating, advising and utilizing a host of modalities to benefit every patient in their care and quest for understanding using compassion, gentleness, and open communication. Our team concept allows patients to look as good as they can, regardless of age, while still maintaining a natural result. Dr. Short' philosophy and passion for plastic surgery whether its surgical or non-surgical options is evident with each member on the Gillian Institute team.

read more › Almost everyone has heard they should look for "board certification" when seeking a qualified plastic surgeon (or any other physician). Most people don't fully understand exactly what this means and what is involved in becoming "board certified." We believe all patients need this information to make informed choices in their search for the right surgeon, surgery facility, and anesthesia provider. At the Gillian Institute, we have gone to great effort and expense to ensure the highest standard of safety for our patients.

read more › Care Credit is specifically designed for patients seeking plastic surgery not covered by insurance companies. This option allows patients to proceed with elective surgery and make payments over time to these financial institutions with a low or no interest rate based on the terms. The Gillian Institute is able to offer no interest for 12 months on Care Credit purchases over $1000. Key Bank offers several loan options for financing your surgical procedure. They offer no interest for 12 months, with competitive rates after the promotional period ends.

read more › The Consultation: The first step in deciding if you are a good candidate for the proposed treatment to achieve the results you desire and for you to have a general knowledge base for recovery period, risks of the procedure, limitations, and cost of the procedure for planning purposes. We need this basic information for our administrative records. Our office will contact you a few days prior to your scheduled consultation to confirm the date and time of your appointment. Because we have a waiting list for consultations with Dr. Kimberly Short, we ask that you call or email our office to confirm your appointment within forty-eight hours of receiving the confirmation call.

read more › The doctor is currently seeing new patients in a virtual manner! Our staff is available by phone or email to assist you in beginning your journey to achieve your aesthetic goals. The virtual consultation process is easy. You will be asked to submit information about the procedures you are interested in and to describe your goals from surgery. You will also have the opportunity to submit photographs, which is a critical and necessary component to help you with your decision. After the doctor reviews the information and photographs you have submitted, you will be contacted by our office.

read more › Breast procedures are the most popular surgical procedures in plastic and reconstructive surgery. From augmentations to reductions, the Gillian Institute dedicates itself to offering the most comprehensive service for patients in Indianapolis. The Gillian Institute's philosophy on breasts is to treat each patient's breast as "individualized, " customizing options based on each individual person's desires and wishes for breast rejuvenation. Our philosophy is to assess each patient's own expectations and every surgery is individualized to best fit each patient's specific needs.

read more › Breast augmentation is one of the most common cosmetic procedures performed in the United States. Women seek this procedure to increase natural breast size or to improve breast shape after pregnancy or weight lose*. If you are interested in enhancing the size and shape of your breasts, please contact us at either our Downtown or Northside Indianapolis, Indiana locations and a member of our staff will gladly help you schedule a private consultation with Dr. Kimberly Short*. Breast augmentation, clinically known as augmentation mammoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that uses implants to provide enhancement to bust size and contour.

read more › Are you unhappy with the size or look of your breasts? Breast implants are an excellent way to add volume and improve the overall shape of your breasts. Dr. Kimberly Short, MD, FACS has years of experience to pull from to help her deliver your ideal breast shape and body contours. If you are interested in beautiful breast augmentation results and a convenient, comfortable recovery, we invite you to schedule an informative consultation at The Gillian Institute today. Breast implants are a safe, FDA-approved way of adding natural-feeling volume to the breasts.

read more › Many women would love to correct their breast asymmetry. They fear that even a slight, imperceptible imbalance may still register on the instinctual level where people judge what they find physically attractive. Fret no longer. Dr. Kimberly Short wants to help you unlock the flawless goddess within you. Dr. Short approaches every patient with an artist's eyes, a surgeon's hands and a feminine touch. She is an accomplished plastic surgeon who has founded her own practice, the Gillian Institute, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

read more › Breast augmentation remains the most popular procedure in the cosmetic industry. Even though they are not as frequently discussed, breast implant refresh and removal surgeries are also a normal part of implant maintenance and play an important role in patient satisfaction. There are a number of reasons why it may eventually be necessary to remove or refresh your implants. Common reasons for implant refresh and removal include basic implant maintenance, aesthetic upgrades, concerns of a health risk or simply changing tastes in the patient as they mature and age.

read more › A breast lift, also called a mastopexy, is a surgery to remove and tighten excess tissue around the chest. The procedure aims to reposition the nipples and raise sagging breasts. Women who seek to address sagging breasts because of lax or overstretched skin will certainly benefit from a breast lift. Some of our patients at the Gillian Institute may choose to pair their breast lift with either a Breast Augmentation or a Breast Reduction surgery to sculpt their ideal chest. There are many approaches to mastopexy depending on your goals and your anatomy.

read more › Do you wish your breasts were more symmetrical? Slightly larger? You may be interested in undergoing a mastopexy into order to restore attractive lift and volume to your breast; you may, alternatively, want to reduce the size of your breasts. If you are looking to achieve your ideal, natural-feeling breast size and contour, you now have the option of transferring your own, healthy fat into targeted areas of your breast. Fat grafting is a safe, effective way to improve the appearance of your breasts, all with your own body's tissue!

read more › With so many cosmetic procedures focusing on the size and shape of the breast, it's no small wonder that the nipples have also become a focal point for corrective surgery. Both men and women seeking to repair or enhance the aesthetic value of their chests might be interested in nipple correction surgery. The Gillian Institute for Plastic, Aesthetic and Laser Surgery has two convenient locations serving the Indianapolis, IN, metro area. We make our patients the center of our attention so we can attend to their most sensitive issues.

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