REDEFINING MEDICAL TOURSIM

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Peter Capizzi conducts virtual consultations from his office in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Capizzi has earned recognition from his peers and patients alike for his outstanding results in breast augmentation, tummy tucks, liposuction, face & neck lifts, injectables, Profound Skin Tightening, and the popular “Mommy Makeover.” As a double-board certified plastic surgeon, he has performed thousands of procedures over the past 25 years.

He often consults and treats patients traveling for plastic surgery from other states or countries. For each of the following steps, you will have the assistance from our Patient Care Coordinator. We do charge a consultation fee for virtual consultations, which the Patient Care Coordinator will discuss with you.

REDEFINING MEDICAL TOURSIM

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Peter Capizzi conducts virtual consultations from his office in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Capizzi has earned recognition from his peers and patients alike for his outstanding results in breast augmentation, tummy tucks, liposuction, face & neck lifts, injectables, Profound Skin Tightening, and the popular “Mommy Makeover.” As a double-board certified plastic surgeon, he has performed thousands of procedures over the past 25 years.

He often consults and treats patients traveling for plastic surgery from other states or countries. For each of the following steps, you will have the assistance from our Patient Care Coordinator. We do charge a consultation fee for virtual consultations, which the Patient Care Coordinator will discuss with you.

Step 1: Fill Out Our Consultation Form

You can find the form here. There is no cost to do so. Keep in mind that photos will be required prior to your consultation. Our Coordinator will let you know what photos are needed and how to submit those via secure form.

Step 2: Schedule your Consultation

Our Coordinator will be in touch within one business day to schedule the virtual consultation. You can ask them any questions you may have about the process, from pricing ranges to what to expect from recovery. After you schedule your consultation, you will be sent a more comprehensive form that will collect details about you, your needs, as well as photographs.

Step 3: Initial Consultation & Scheduling Surgery

Your initial consultation will be virtual. This offers you a chance to meet Dr. Capizzi and his surgical team “in person.” During this consultation, they will learn about your body and your lifestyle to build a treatment plan.

During this meeting we will also introduce you to our fabulous Patient Care Coordinator. They will go over a quote that includes all financial responsibilities of your desired procedure(s) and help you walk through payment options. They will also go over all available surgery days so you can begin planning!

Step 4: Arriving Ahead

Please plan to arrive one day before your surgery. We will schedule an appointment for you to meet Dr. Capizzi and the surgical team in person so you can begin to get comfortable and prepare for the day ahead!

You will also receive a pre-operative kit containing products for before and after your surgery, including:

  • Antimicrobial wash: For prepping your skin in the shower prior to surgery
  • Biocorneum Silicone Scar Gel: To speed healing of incisions
  • Coobie Bralette (if receiving breast surgery): A comfortable stretchy bra for after your surgery
  • Arnika Forte Supplements: Prevent bruising and swelling with this herbal supplement
  • Capizzi MD Breast and/or Body Moisturizer: Developed by Dr. Capizzi to nourish your skin and enhance your results after surgery.

In addition, we recommend picking up some additional supplies at any pharmacy to maximize your comfort:

  • Underpads and Gauze: Having clean, dry dressings on hand will keep you feeling fresh.
  • Medical tape

Step 5: Surgery day!

You will arrive at the office 45 minutes ahead of your scheduled start time. You will need to arrange for a trusted adult to drive you to and from surgery, as well as care for you the first night after surgery. If you are traveling solo, we can recommend a luxury nursing care service who can provide this care for you.

Step 6: Follow-up Appointments

Before you return home we will schedule you to come into the office for your first post-op appointment and Lymphatic Treatment. After Dr. Capizzi ensures that you are healing well, the remainder of your visits can be completed virtually so that you can return home.

Other Helpful Hints When Traveling For Surgery

Accommodations: Recover in Comfort

The main thing to keep in mind is that you want to be comfortable and at ease during your recovery. Do you prefer staying in a home? Would you prefer room & maid services while recovering? Decide what would be best for your situation and read our recommendations below:

  • Kimpton Tryon Park: 2.3 miles from Capizzi MD in Uptown Charlotte. Enjoy a luxury, serene recovery at this amazing hotel.
  • Grand Bohemian: 2.6 miles from Capizzi MD in Uptown Charlotte. Glamorous charm with many activities, food, and entertainment at your fingertips.
  • The Westin Charlotte: 1.6 miles from Capizzi MD. Just steps from Bank of America stadium, this hotel has gorgeous views and provides a relaxing environment for your recovery.
  • Airbnb: Check out the nearby neighborhoods of Dilworth, Elizabeth, and Myers Park for a home-away-from-home experience.

Things To Do While Your Loved One Is in Surgery

Are you dropping off and picking up a friend or loved one at our office? There are so many things to do just a short walk or drive away from the office. Enjoy one of the many beloved coffee shops, fantastic restaurants, or unique boutiques that Dilworth has to offer. Some staff favorites are:

  • Nothing But Coffee: 0.9 miles from the office. For the caffeine connoisseur.
  • Sunflour Bakery: 0.6 miles from the office. For the sweet tooth and lover of outdoor patios.
  • Freedom Park: 1 mile from the office. For some fresh air or playground for the kiddos.
  • Paper Skyscraper: 0.8 miles from the office. For a cute Charlotte memento.

Things To Do Around Charlotte

There are so many things to do around this bustling city! Extend your stay a day or two and take in what Charlotte has to offer.

  • Catch a game: Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Knights, and Charlotte Checkers. There is something for every sport lover!
  • Enjoy the outdoors: Check out the US National Whitewater Center or the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens.
  • Brewery Tour: Sample local beers, ciders, or other libations at some of our favorite breweries such as Sycamore Brewing, Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte Beer Garden and many more! (All kid friendly here)
  • Games: Our favorite happy hour spots always include fun games! Check out Slingshot, TopGolf, or The Blind Pig.

Dr. Capizzi’s Favorite Restaurants

Since making his home in Charlotte over 25 years ago, Dr. Capizzi has sampled many of the fare available in the area and has a great recommendation based upon what you like! If you don’t see anything here, ask him or any of our staff for their favorites!

    For Lunch…

    • Yafo: Fast-casual Mediterranean
    • Common Market: Delicious sandwich spot
    • 300 East: New American fare

    For Dinner

    • Stagioni: Italian with a quiet, upscale vibe
    • Calle Sol: Funky Cerveceria with some great cocktails and amazing food
    • Barcelona: Lighter tapas menu with amazing wine pairings

    Our main priority is making your visit to Charlotte and to our practice an exceptional experience. From world-class medical care to ways to enjoy your time, please let any of our staff know how we can make your stay perfect for you. Thank you for placing your trust in Capizzi MD! Curious about arranging your virtual consultation with Dr. Capizzi? Request your consultation below.

Step 1: Fill Out Our Consultation Form

You can find the form here. There is no cost to do so. Keep in mind that photos will be required prior to your consultation. Our Coordinator will let you know what photos are needed and how to submit those via secure form.

Step 2: Schedule your Consultation

Our Coordinator will be in touch within one business day to schedule the virtual consultation. You can ask them any questions you may have about the process, from pricing ranges to what to expect from recovery. After you schedule your consultation, you will be sent a more comprehensive form that will collect details about you, your needs, as well as photographs.

Step 3: Initial Consultation & Scheduling Surgery

Your initial consultation will be virtual. This offers you a chance to meet Dr. Capizzi and his surgical team “in person.” During this consultation, they will learn about your body and your lifestyle to build a treatment plan.

During this meeting we will also introduce you to our fabulous Patient Care Coordinator. They will go over a quote that includes all financial responsibilities of your desired procedure(s) and help you walk through payment options. They will also go over all available surgery days so you can begin planning!

Step 4: Arriving Ahead

Please plan to arrive one day before your surgery. We will schedule an appointment for you to meet Dr. Capizzi and the surgical team in person so you can begin to get comfortable and prepare for the day ahead!

You will also receive a pre-operative kit containing products for before and after your surgery, including:

  • Antimicrobial wash: For prepping your skin in the shower prior to surgery
  • Biocorneum Silicone Scar Gel: To speed healing of incisions
  • Coobie Bralette (if receiving breast surgery): A comfortable stretchy bra for after your surgery
  • Arnika Forte Supplements: Prevent bruising and swelling with this herbal supplement
  • Capizzi MD Breast and/or Body Moisturizer: Developed by Dr. Capizzi to nourish your skin and enhance your results after surgery.

In addition, we recommend picking up some additional supplies at any pharmacy to maximize your comfort:

  • Underpads and Gauze: Having clean, dry dressings on hand will keep you feeling fresh.
  • Medical tape

Step 5: Surgery day!

You will arrive at the office 45 minutes ahead of your scheduled start time. You will need to arrange for a trusted adult to drive you to and from surgery, as well as care for you the first night after surgery. If you are traveling solo, we can recommend a luxury nursing care service who can provide this care for you.

Step 6: Follow-up Appointments

Before you return home we will schedule you to come into the office for your first post-op appointment and Lymphatic Treatment. After Dr. Capizzi ensures that you are healing well, the remainder of your visits can be completed virtually so that you can return home.

Other Helpful Hints When Traveling For Surgery

Accommodations: Recover in Comfort

The main thing to keep in mind is that you want to be comfortable and at ease during your recovery. Do you prefer staying in a home? Would you prefer room & maid services while recovering? Decide what would be best for your situation and read our recommendations below:

  • Kimpton Tryon Park: 2.3 miles from Capizzi MD in Uptown Charlotte. Enjoy a luxury, serene recovery at this amazing hotel.
  • Grand Bohemian: 2.6 miles from Capizzi MD in Uptown Charlotte. Glamorous charm with many activities, food, and entertainment at your fingertips.
  • The Westin Charlotte: 1.6 miles from Capizzi MD. Just steps from Bank of America stadium, this hotel has gorgeous views and provides a relaxing environment for your recovery.
  • Airbnb: Check out the nearby neighborhoods of Dilworth, Elizabeth, and Myers Park for a home-away-from-home experience.

Things To Do While Your Loved One Is in Surgery

Are you dropping off and picking up a friend or loved one at our office? There are so many things to do just a short walk or drive away from the office. Enjoy one of the many beloved coffee shops, fantastic restaurants, or unique boutiques that Dilworth has to offer. Some staff favorites are:

  • Nothing But Coffee: 0.9 miles from the office. For the caffeine connoisseur.
  • Sunflour Bakery: 0.6 miles from the office. For the sweet tooth and lover of outdoor patios.
  • Freedom Park: 1 mile from the office. For some fresh air or playground for the kiddos.
  • Paper Skyscraper: 0.8 miles from the office. For a cute Charlotte memento.

Things To Do Around Charlotte

There are so many things to do around this bustling city! Extend your stay a day or two and take in what Charlotte has to offer.

  • Catch a game: Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Knights, and Charlotte Checkers. There is something for every sport lover!
  • Enjoy the outdoors: Check out the US National Whitewater Center or the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens.
  • Brewery Tour: Sample local beers, ciders, or other libations at some of our favorite breweries such as Sycamore Brewing, Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Charlotte Beer Garden and many more! (All kid friendly here)
  • Games: Our favorite happy hour spots always include fun games! Check out Slingshot, TopGolf, or The Blind Pig.

Dr. Capizzi’s Favorite Restaurants

Since making his home in Charlotte over 25 years ago, Dr. Capizzi has sampled many of the fare available in the area and has a great recommendation based upon what you like! If you don’t see anything here, ask him or any of our staff for their favorites!

    For Lunch…

    • Yafo: Fast-casual Mediterranean
    • Common Market: Delicious sandwich spot
    • 300 East: New American fare

    For Dinner

    • Stagioni: Italian with a quiet, upscale vibe
    • Calle Sol: Funky Cerveceria with some great cocktails and amazing food
    • Barcelona: Lighter tapas menu with amazing wine pairings

    Our main priority is making your visit to Charlotte and to our practice an exceptional experience. From world-class medical care to ways to enjoy your time, please let any of our staff know how we can make your stay perfect for you. Thank you for placing your trust in Capizzi MD! Curious about arranging your virtual consultation with Dr. Capizzi? Request your consultation below.

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