A highly skilled plastic and cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Knoetgen (pronounced “no gin”) takes pride in providing his patients at Beautologie Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center in Bakersfield with the very best in personalized care and attention. A visit to Dr. Knoetgen at the Beautologie office allows you to get to know him before you move forward with your procedure. Dr Knoetgen believes this level of service is the only way to deliver the results each patient wants. By taking the time to get to know each and every patient, he can deliver the results people all over California have come to know Dr. Knoetgen for.
With a caring manner, he always puts his patients at ease so they feel great about achieving their cosmetic goals. Along with the entire team at Beautologie, Dr. Knoetgen is passionate about making the experience of every patient unique and personalized. No matter what your needs are, he wants to help you discover the best and healthiest solution. With a wide variety of services to choose from, patients can turn to Dr. Knoetgen when they want to look and feel better than ever.
Services Offered by Dr. Knoetgen:
Body Contouring after weight loss— After losing a significant amount of weight, you can be left with lots of loose skin in a variety of places. Dr. Knoetgen can help to contour these areas to give you a tighter and more youthful appearance Depending on your individual desires and needs, this might involve a tummy tuck, liposuction, arm lift, thigh lift, or other procedures to eliminate excess skin and help to improve your appearance .
Dr. Knoetgen’s Education and Training
After completing his general surgical residency training at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University in New York City, Dr. Knoetgen went on to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota for his plastic surgery residency, which is ranked among the top medical facilities in the world. Dr. Knoetgen was then asked to stay at the Mayo Clinic as a staff plastic surgeon and plastic surgery instructor, and he worked there for seven years. . During his years at the Mayo Clinic, Dr Knoetgen performed thousands of surgical procedures including many aesthetic procedures for the breasts, body, and face.
While at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Knoetgen specialized in body contouring procedures and conducted a study on arm lift surgery, which resulted in an important scientific paper in a prominent plastic surgery journal. . Dr Knoetgen presented this study at national meetings, leading him to be regarded as a leading expert on arm lift surgery. He has been published in various media outlets and plastic and cosmetic surgery journals and textbooks over the years.
During his time at the Mayo Clinic, Dr. Knoetgen became acquainted with Dr. Darshan Shah, who is the founder of Beautologie Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center in Bakersfield, California. This relationship led to Dr. Knoetgen’s relocation to Bakersfield to join the team at Beautologie. In his 3 years at Beautologie, Dr. Knoetgen has truly enjoyed being a part of such an incredible team.
Awards and Memberships
If you want more information about the procedures and treatments provided by Dr. Knoetgen at Beautologie, contact him today. He is available for personalized consultations in Bakersfield and Fresno to discuss his procedures. Dr. Knoetgen can help you achieve your goals and improve your self-confidence.