DR. POTPARIC’S OUT-OF-TOWN PATIENTS
Many patients looking for plastic surgeons in Fort Lauderdale travel from out of town to see Dr. Zoran Potparic, whose expert staff is happy to assist setting up travel arrangements and accommodations.
Our office is located just 15 minutes north from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 50 minutes north from Miami International Airport. We recommend that you call our office to find out about the availability of specific dates for your consultation. Please include whether you have any relevant medical conditions, and also list all medications, vitamins, or supplements that you may be taking. Once these have been reviewed by Dr. Potparic, our patient coordinator will personally call you for a phone consultation to discuss your surgery with Dr. Potparic.
Our office can assist you in making local arrangements with hotels and transportation, as well as an overnight registered nurse for patients requiring more intensive post-operative care. Dr. Potparic prefers that patients arrive at least one day prior to surgery. This will allow Dr. Potparic and his staff to meet with you in person and go over any questions or concerns that you may have.
You should allow sufficient time in South Florida for your recovery. Recovery time duration will depend on the extent of the surgery you have. Most patients are able to travel three to seven days following surgery.
Dr. Potparic is available to speak with you before your surgical procedure as many times as needed to be sure that you fully understand the risks and benefits of surgery. We require medical clearance by your primary care physician, blood work, as well as an EKG if you are 40 years or older a week before surgery.
Your recovery is an important part of your surgical procedure. Our registered nurse and patient coordinator will go over your pre-operative and post-operative instructions and guide you through the process. Dr. Potparic will see you the next day after surgery, and then usually three to five days after. He will see you as many times as needed to allow for an uneventful recovery. If needed, a nurse or doctor’s visit at the patient’s residence can be arranged upon special request.
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