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Why does Dr. Gutowski Offer this Website for Patients?

“My goal is to offer all those considering aesthetic or reconstructive plastic surgery, including cosmetic procedures, to have a source of information that is regularly updated and patient friendly. Many of the posts on this site will be based on the most recent medical studies and recommendations, but I will also include trends and noteworthy news events that you may find useful. I believe that information can offer patients more options, a deeper understanding of their treatments and lead to better care when provided by Board Certified plastic surgeons.”

Karol A. Gutowski, M.D.

This site is updated by Dr. Gutowski with contribution from other sources, and it may contain material that could be considered of mature subject matter.

Use of this site constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of
the following limitations and disclaimers:

  • Medical information or statements made within this site are not intended for use in or as a substitute for the diagnosis or treatment of any health or physical condition or as a substitute for a physician-patient relationship which has been established by an in-person evaluation of a patient.
  • This website does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service or services obtained through information provided on this site or any links to or from this site.
  • This information and advice published or made available through this website is not intended to replace the services of a physician or a health care professional acting under a physician’s supervision, nor does it constitute a doctor-patient relationship. Each individual’s treatment and/or results may vary based upon the circumstances, the patients’ specific situation, as well as the health care provider’s medical judgment and only after further discussion of the patient’s specific situation, goals, risks and benefits and other relevant medical discussion.
  • Testimonials or statements made by any person within this site are not intended to substitute for this discussion or evaluation or as a guarantee as to outcomes. Examples of treatment outcomes in this websites are not intended to convey and warranty, either express or implied, as to outcomes, promises, or benefits from treatment.
  • Whether to accept any treatment by a patient should be assessed by the patient as to the risks and benefits of such procedures and only after consultation with a health care professional.
  • Some links within this website may lead to other websites, including those maintained and operated by third parties. These links are included solely as a convenience to you, and the presence of such a link does not imply an endorsement or approval of the content of the linked site. Use of this site constitutes acknowledgement and acceptance of these limitations and disclaimers.
  • If you were referred to this website via a link from another website, Dr. Gutowski cannot vouch for the truth or accuracy of any claims made on the referring or linked website, including claims regarding the relative effectiveness or risks & benefits of a particular process, procedure, or product advertised there.

Copyright: Karol A. Gutowski, M.D., Chicago, IL, 2011

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