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Review from Anonymous  |  Source: RealPatientRatings  |  Jun 04, 2018

Breast Lift - The best thing about the whole experience has been the great results!I had a breast lift and augmentation. I was nervous during my initial consultation, but after meeting Dr. Engel I was confident I had found the right surgeon. My results are beautiful! The staff is great as well and I always felt well taken care of during all my post-op visits. More

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Review from K.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Nov 06, 2017

Top of the line plastic surgeon ! - Dr Derby and his staff at Sarasota plastic surgery center were exceptional. My surgery was something I had hoped to have after my first breast augmentation completely failed. I was left with “double bubble” on both breasts and it really hurt my self confidence. Over a year it gradually got worse and I finally decided to have reconstructive surgery. I researched a number of practices and vis... More

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Review from L.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Oct 30, 2017

I Couldn't Be More Pleased - I am so happy with my breast lift and augmentation at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. Dr. Derby is the best. My left breast was at least a cup size larger than my right. Between genetics, my age (64), and losing 45 pounds; my breasts sagged horribly. I hated them. Every time I looked in the mirror, I wanted to cry. I decided to not only get back, but to improve what I had lost and I... More

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Review from D.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Oct 16, 2017

63 Yr Old Needing a Lift - He listens carefully to what you want. He was very caring. He made me know I was in good hands. More

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Review from Anonymous  |  Source: RealPatientRatings  |  Sep 03, 2017

Breast Implant Revision, Breast Lift - I chose Dr. Scott J. Engel to do my breast lift w/implants because of his caring nature and his extreme attention to detail. He describes himself as a perfectionist, and that is exactly what you get....perfection! I previously had Juvederm and Dysport by Dr. Engel and was very happy with his expertise so, naturally, I sought his opinion for the procedures I was interested in. I had researched breast lifts online and consulted with another physician, but I really respected his honesty and knowledge in giving me the very best result. My husband and I were really impressed with his before and after photos and when I tried to explain exactly why I liked his breast results so much he interjected because they're *up*. That was it! His results were very natural but still so perky and beautiful. I had seen so many photos online where I was wondering why the patient even had the procedure done because the after wasn't much better than the before. The scarring on these women were sometimes horrific and such a trade-off that I had almost talked myself out of it completely. My hopes were to just replace my current implants of 19 years with a possibly larger, newer technology implant that would just give me a lift. He said he could do that, but in less than a year, I'd be back wondering why my breasts were still sagging. He said the most pleasing aesthetic result in my situation (old saline implants that had drifted too far outward and stretched skin with sagging) was a traditional breast lift with incisions around the nipple, vertical to the crease and along the crease. I never felt pressured to do the procedure - he even said if nipple sensitivity was of utmost importance to me (which it is) then maybe I need to really think about it longer. I knew there was always a risk, even with just a simple augmentation, of losing some or part of nipple sensitivity. But, I felt I needed this procedure and I knew he would be as conscientious as humanly possible with the nipple. So after quite a bit of soul searching and discussions with my husband, I scheduled my surgery a few months later. Needless to say, I am literally astounded with the wonderful results I got!! I actually went from about a DD to a big C with the Natrelle Inspira round cohesive gel Gummy Bear implants at his suggestion for more projection and more upper pole fullness - and at almost 6 weeks post-op the scars are beautiful....no puckering...no stapling...just beautiful lines that amaze me every time I see them. And the shape is absolutely amazing! My breasts never were this perky and firm my whole life...and yes...they're up. LOL A good portion of nipple sensitivity has returned in my right nipple...the left is lagging a bit but I have a little more sensation every day (more of a pins and needles sensation at this point.) But I realize this can take quite a bit of time, so I'm very, very pleased at this point.I just can't really put into words how happy I am with my results and with Dr. Engel and the entire staff at Sarasota Plastic Surgery. He is so kind, so “down to Earth,” realistic and skilled. This kind of surgery, or any plastic surgery for that matter, can change your life dramatically – one way or the other. A bad choice can leave lasting scars – physical and emotional – for your entire life. I am so happy to have met Dr. Engel when I did and chose him as my plastic surgeon. He is absolutely the best in every way! More

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Review from L.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Aug 21, 2017

47 Year Old Mom of 3, Breast Lift with Augmentation - Dr. Derby is phenomenal. From the first appointment with my husband and I he made us feel comfortable, answered all of our questions and never made us feel rushed. He is very easy-going while also being very professional. He listened to what I wanted and took great care in making sure that the result was something I would be happy with. More

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Review from L.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Aug 07, 2017

Amazing beyond words - I went to Dr. Derby with no idea what I wanted or needed. I've gone through a massive weight loss and knew I wanted some work done. After meeting with him I decided on a few options. I got a breast lift, augmentation and some Lipo under my armpits to remove a layer of fat/skin left over from my weight loss. I couldn't have picked anyone better. He has been such a delight as a doctor. He is... More

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Review from S.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Jun 05, 2017

The best! - I did my research and went to Dr. Engle because of his reputation. He is the best! I was so scared to go through with my mommy makeover, but he was so kind and explained throughly what to expect. He really listened to what I wanted and did a fabulous job. I am very happy with the outcome. He did exactly what I asked! He is an artist, and knows what he is doing. Trust his guidance and... More

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Review from T.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  May 05, 2017

Highly Recommend Dr. Brian Derby - Dr. Derby was an amazing surgeon. I went to him for a breast lift and augmentation and could not be happier with my results. He is caring, professional and conveyed his desire to achieve the best possible results through his work and bedside manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Derby and will utilize him in the future should I decide to have any additional cosmetic surgical or nonsurgical... More

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Review from E.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Apr 18, 2017

A "Miracle Worker" - Sarasota, FL - My experience with Dr. Derby was beyond what I was expecting. With having a severe difference between breasts, he made me feel so confident, safe, and at ease with knowing I was in good hands. Being so young, and feeling as if there was no hope for a change with my breasts, I felt pressure in finding the right doctor, but as soon as I met him in the consultation, I knew picking him was the best decision I have ever made. He was so understanding with my wants, he told me his expectations, and he made, what I call a miracle, happen. Prepping for my first surgery, you would expect to be completely filled with anxiety, he had me completely ready-to-go, and so excited for the outcome. He has followed up with me several times post surgery, and I love coming in for my post op appointments because his energy and attitude is contagious. Dr. Derby has 100% changed my life by accomplishing something that seemed so difficult to achieve, and made them completely transform better than we could have ever expected. More

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Review from C.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Apr 20, 2017

I had an amazing experience - I and my husband both are very happy with Dr Derby. He's amazing person with a down to earth personality. He listens and gives you what you what. He tells it how it is with what to expect when it comes to your body. He knows step by step what your going to go through before you reached it in your recovery. He's very knowledgeable in the field. His beast lift and augmentation has really boosted... More

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Review from M.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Mar 07, 2017

Dual Plane 295cc Anatomical W/ Donut Lift - Dr. Engel is an artist! He listened to everything I wanted and spent several hours with me making sure we were on the same page. I had interviewed many other PSs all around the US, and no one listened to me the way Dr. Engel did. I am an RN and had done a ton of research on my own, and he was eager to engage with me in all of my neurotic notions :) I cannot thank him and his incredible staff enough. I am in love with my new boobs! - - 35 years old, 5'3" 130lbs. I was looking for a very natural, conservative result. I breastfed 2 children and my breast were sagging and empty. I didn't want the vertical scars of a lollipop lift, and I also wanted my breasts to appear very natural, so the donut lift was my choice. Dr. Engel highly recommended anatomical implants as they also offer a small lift. Ultimately, I left the size up to him with these conditions: as small as possible while also accomplishing the lift needed. I'm so thankful he was able to go with the 295cc because they are the PERFECT size for me. More

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Review from L.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Jun 24, 2016

Life Changing! Breast Augmentation with Periareolar Lift - Sarasota, FL - I'll start off this review by saying if you have ever considered having a breast augmentation, wait for the Doctor who you are 100% confident in and with. Now I'll share my story. I'm 24 years old and went through a pretty big weight loss a few years ago. I lost around 80 pounds, all of which i was completely convinced was any appealing breast tissue i ever had. I was left with loose skin and my boobs did this super attractive cookie monster thing. Being an 18-23 year old took a toll on my self confidence. It took a bit until I realized I am not defined by my breast size or how they look, I became confident in myself as a woman and thats when I knew I was ready to pursue the surgery. Coming from a family who is completely against plastic surgery, friends who pressured me to get it or not get it, listen, EVERYONE will have an opinion. But what matters is you. This is your body and your life. People will think you are the smartest person or the dumbest. They will love your results or hate them. Again, this is you that will live with the results of either having a breast augmentation or not. It is a very personal decision and you make it confidentially. The ones who love and support you either way will be there. It took a lot of consultations, before i found hands down, the best and most honest Doctor I've ever encountered. I went to consultations where I felt rushed, like my questions were silly or a burden, I had a lot of questions with having some extra skin and wanting my breasts to be even(no more cookie monster) etc.. and please, if that ever happens, you leave. This is a major surgery and you are looking for someone to completely trust, it is a life changing surgery. It took about 5m of talking with Dr. Brian Derby of knowing he was going to be my doctor. He has changed my life. He has given me results above and beyond anything I have ever dreamed of. From the first consultation he sat and answered any and every question I had, he put me at ease and explained everything so thoroughly. He explained along with a breast augmentation I would also need a periareolar lift, he thoroughly went through implant sizes and I was able to show him what I wanted, my end goal was to be a D-DD, he went over after care and everything in between. I felt 100% trust with him. His staff is so thorough and follow up with you very often. So I booked my surgery and my final consultation before I brought my boyfriend who would be taking care of me after, Dr. Derby explained everything to him, made him completely at ease. We talked about everything, joked around, showed my boyfriend the final implant size, I left feeling very excited and confident.The day of surgery I wasn't that nervous and I owe that to my supportive man and the staff and Dr. Derby, we all joked around that morning, very early morning, talked about going under, they answered my question of "will I wake up half way during surgery?" as silly as it was, that was my only fear. We all laughed at that one. Everything went amazing. They called my boyfriend multiple times during surgery to let him know I was good, which meant a lot to him and put his mind at ease, the next thing i know I woke up with boobs! Best day ever! Recovery wasn't bad at all. I slept most of the first day, and went back the next morning for my follow up. I got to see them for the first time and even with them being 12 hours old I was amazed. I went home and just stared at them and cried because I was so over whelmed with happiness. That has been my every day reaction since. I had this mental picture, combined of all the boobs I looked at prior to surgery, which was ALOT, alot, of boobs..and my results don't even compare. I never imagined I would and could look like this. The after care and follow up and how personable Dr. Derby has been, what he has done for me, how he has changed my life, I could never say thank you enough. I waited for this surgery and I thank God every day I waited until I felt that trust, because how beyond happy and in love with my results, I wouldn't trade for anything. I went from about a 32B to a 32DD. No more cookie monster thing, just perfection in my eyes. I'm about 1.5 months post OP and my scars have almost completely diminished. I will and always go with Dr. Derby. I get compliments daily and can't help but be so excited to tell people where to go and who to see, because every single woman who wants and is pursuing a breast augmentation deserves the happiness, trust, comfort and excitement and falling in love with YOUR body and how you look, what I live with now and after having an incredible experience, was worth the wait, was worth everything.Thank you Dr. Derby for impacting my life in such an amazing way! You truly are gifted in what you do! More

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Review from S.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  May 16, 2016

Worth Every Penny! I LOVE Them! - Sarasota, FL - Dr. Engel is incredibly skilled and talented. From the very first interaction with him he proved himself to be an excellent physician, an engineer (positioning breast in just the right place especially in my case takes skill), and an artist. He takes his time with you and very thorough in his care each step of the process from consult to post care. I cannot say enough good things about my experience and my results. Thank you Dr. Engel! - - I had a hysterectomy 16 months prior to my BL/BA. After 19 years on birth control pills my breast quickly deflated when I removed the exogenous estrogen of oral contraceptives. They had already begun to change due to age but with major change in hormones and then a resulting weight loss (in part due to the change hormone fluctuations and part due to change in exercise regimen), I was with what was once 34DD/34DDD to a 32C/D. As much as I hate to describe my very own breast this way, they were sad little socks on my chest.Dr. Engel was very thorough with my initial consult. After discussing how my breast had changed most recently bringing me into his office and my wishes we began discussing all the options available. We discussed pros and cons of saline vs. silicone. Then we discussed the different options to lift and the pros/cons. You will see many physicians and eventually even many patients repeating the mantra on Realself, "go for shape, don't worry about scar". I am very glad I learned this mantra and chose my PS by this. I knew going into this I would likely end up with a "lollipop" or "anchor" but more likely the "anchor. He was able to digitally show the difference between the two lifts and I agreed that an anchor would be best due to my desire to have more lift. It is engineering with artistry. I wanted my "big" breast back and at the right level. I booked my surgery the same day as my consult, two and a half weeks later. Dr. Engel has a professional, kind, easy going bedside manner. He said more than once he is a perfectionist. He is. His work is evidence of this and I am fortunate to have it.I could not be more thrilled with the results. I love looking in the mirror now. It is amazing to see my body not only as it was, but better. The scars - I'm only three weeks out and they are so fine and light that I am confident with the recommended scar gel that they will be difficult to distinguish in time. I text my husband at least once a day telling him I love them. Dr. Engel's entire staff from the front office to the nurses were awesome. Very patient with redundant paperwork I needed for my workplace to return to work. And quick to return phone calls and emails. The entire group is fantastic. More

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Review from A.V.  |  Source: ZocDoc  |  Oct 19, 2014

Really and truly perfect! Thanks a lot to Dr Mobley and his staff More

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Review from P.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Nov 02, 2013

Best Decision Ever! - Sarasota, FL - Dr Scott Engel is an amazing, competent and caring surgeon. I met with various surgeons before making my final decision. As soon as I met Dr. Engel, I knew he was the right doctor for me. He has a wealth of knowledge and information. He was patient and willing to answer and address my large list of questions and concerns. He is very professional and always has a nurse in the room at all times. His bedside manner was wonderful. When I contacted him with a question after the procedure, he was extremely quick to respond. The office staff is amazing and such a pleasure to deal with. I have recommended him to many. In fact, I feel so comfortable and confident in his artistry that I am planning to use him for my daughter's rhinoplasty in the near future. - - I am a 45 year old very active mother of three. I was able to keep my body in great shape with cardio, weight training, pilates and yoga, but despite all of the chest presses, flys and push ups, could not do much to help the sagging breasts. I was tired of uncomfortable push-up bras and the pain in my neck in the summer from tying my bikini straps so tight. I was initially just planning to do a breast lift, but after traveling to Florida and speaking with my surgeon, Dr. Scott Engel, we decided that the implants would give me the look that I wanted. The procedure went very well. Recovery was easier than I anticipated. I was a little sore and uncomfortable the first 2 days, but by day 3 I was at the pool in a cover up. I was not ready for a bikini top yet because I was still bandaged. The results were absolutely amazing! I did not want to be too big....I went from a 34B to a 36C. My breasts are very natural looking and fit my body. Not fake looking at all!! A year and a half later, they still look amazing. In fact, when I saw my doctor in my hometown for my annual exam and mammogram, she was amazed at how fabulous I looked and wanted the name of my surgeon. I would absolutely recommend the procedure and Dr. Scott Engel. More

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Review from J.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Oct 05, 2013

Mommy's New Boobies! - Sarasota, FL - Dr Engel is absolutely amazing! From the consultation to post op, he calmed my nerves, answered all questions and asked me what I wanted and what my concerns are. I felt that my wants and desires were the most important to him. I trusted Dr Engel with my breast lift and augmentation and I was not disappointed at all. He is truly an artist! I am beyond happy with my results and already have friends who want to have Dr Engel do their surgeries. Amazing work! - - Hello all! A little about me....I'm a 34 year old mother of 2 beautiful babies, ages 5 and 4. I am 5'1", ~114lbs and currently in a 32B/34A bra. I don't fill them out at all but when I go to a smaller cup my saggy gross skin seeps over the tops of the bras. I breast-fed both of my kids and my boobs ballooned! I believe I was in a 34DD/36D when I was pregnant/breast feeding. As a result of breast feeding my once perky, rarely had to wear a bra boobies have turned into saggy, jelly-feeling nastiness. I have been talking about getting a BL pretty much since my daughter (my youngest) was a year old and now that she is turning 4, I finally decided to take the plunge. I don't have enough courage to post pics yet but I will. I know they are so helpful for everyone as well as myself. My original thought was just a BL but after consult, Dr showed me what I would have left after a lift and it is pretty dreadful. I know that I need help in the fullness area for sure! My pre-op appointment is this Thursday, 10/10, with my surgery on Wednesday, 10/23. I am so excited and anxious as well as extremely nervous. My goal is to be a full B, small C but everything I'm hearing/reading is to go a little bigger. I am pretty small and don't want it to be obvious that I've had a BA. I am a mom and just want natural-looking breasts that fit my body. Hopefully the fitting will help. PS said at consult that he thinks 300 or 325 might do the trick. We shall see! More

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Review from Anonymous  |  Source: Vitals  |  Apr 08, 2011

Wonderful caring doctor that is knowledgeable and thorough. More

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Review from A  |  Source: Office Visit  |  Aug 04, 2016

To perspective clients, I’m writing this to help anyone who is considering having plastic surgery. I highly recommend Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. The doctors and staff are second to none. My story starts 18 years ago, I was in my late 40’s. I had 3 children whom I breast fed and time had taken its toll. A friend told me of a Doctor in Ft. Myers where I had saline breast augmentation. This past October my 36yr old daughter wanted to have breast implants. My daughter was an athlete with a very muscular chest. Her friend who is a police officer had a consultation at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. She was treated like royalty and wanted to have her surgery right then and there. She told my daughter about her great experience. My daughter called and made an appointment with Dr. Engel. She was so impressed with how concerned he was with her. He answered all her questions and checked on her numerous times prior and after surgery. During this time I noticed a change in my breast. At first I thought I was imagining things. As days went by I realize I had what I called a “blow out”. My right breast was leaking saline solution. I knew I had to do something so I called Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center where my daughter was scheduled to have her surgery. Thank the good lord there just so happened to have an opening with Dr. Derby the same time. I met with Dr. Brian Derby whom immediately made me feel comfortable with his kind and gentle demeanor. Dr. Derby is a dedicated family man. I could tell right away how much he cared about helping me. Dr. Derby assessed my situation and came up with a plan. He took a lot of time with me and even drew an illustration of how he was going to fix my problem. I was so pleased with his plan I set a surgery date. Before I had my surgery I spoke to one of my doctors about my situation. She then proudly told me that she had surgery at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center. I was convinced beyond a doubt that I chose the right place. I knew that she, being a doctor could have gone anywhere in the United States or the world to have her surgery but she chose SPSC. My surgery was a success! Not only did Dr. Derby fix my problem he made me look better than ever. God has truly blessed Dr. Derby with an amazing talent. He is an artist and a sculpture and put together the skills of a great doctor. My husband and I are so pleased with what Dr. Derby has done for me. I will be forever grateful to him, and his caring staff. I am very confident in recommending Dr. Brian Derby and his staff at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center to anyone wanting to change their life in a positive way. Sincerely, A More

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Source: RealPatientRatings  |  Mar 14, 2017

All of the staff was very friend and helpful. They asked myself and my husband many times if we need any thing..IE drinks. They would check on us in the room, while we were waiting for Dr. Mobley. All of the questions I had were answered. More

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Review from J.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  Sep 29, 2016

Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center - Sarasota, FL - I was extremely impressed by Dr. Derby and his staff with how quick and easy the whole process was. They made me feel comfortable from day one (I am a very awkward person). It only took a month from the scheduled consultation to the procedure. The were very flexible with the post operation appointments being that I work 60 hours a week. I would recommend any friends and family to see Dr. Derby and his staff! More

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Review from K.  |  Source: RealSelf  |  May 27, 2016

Excited and Nervous! 34h to 34c/d (I Hope) - Sarasota, FL - Loved meeting him. Spent so much time with me! Will review surgery after its done. - - One week to go! I have been on this site for over a year and it's finally my turn! I have read, laughed, and commented and just love all your stories!! I started looking at doctors last year and just was so unsure if I wanted to do this (I am afraid of looking off without my chest) and did not find a doctor that I really clicked with.So, I started the process again this year, around March, met my final Doctor, and the countdown began! My husband is still on the fence, he loves my chest, but I am so tired of the weight! And I know they will only get bigger and droopier!I have worked hard the last 4 months getting healthy, eating well, losing some weight and firming up, and mentally preparing for this. Of course, I am nervous and excited and know that no matter how much I prepare, it's going to overwhelm me!I am 5'2", 162 pounds, and am a 34 H (with left being about 200cc bigger). I am hoping for some perky small D's when this is all done, but will be ok if they are C's (so insurance covers it).Mostly, I just wanted to say thank you to all the RS women who came before me, and posted your story, the good and the bad. I know I have seen more breasts in the last year, then in my whole life, but it has guided me in ways you will never know! Can't wait to be a member of the IBTC!! More

The board-certified plastic surgeons of Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center, Dr. Braun Graham, Dr. David Mobley, Dr. Scott Engel, and Dr. Brian Derby, offer a comprehensive range of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results may vary. Individual results are not guaranteed.