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Dr. Ravi Tandon

Dr. Ravi Tandon is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who prioritizes the comfort of his patients.

Though he can perform a variety of cosmetic breast, facial, and body procedures, Dr. Tandon’s passion is breast reconstruction.

Tandon Plastic Surgery serves patients throughout New Orleans and Metairie, LA. Dr. Tandon can provide you with the figure you desire.

Education and Training

After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma, Ravi Tandon received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville. He then completed a general surgery residency, trained in plastic and reconstructive surgery in New York City, and finished a prestigious reconstructive microsurgery fellowship at New York University Medical Center.

Throughout his education, Ravi Tandon assisted in numerous research studies, participated in authoring articles on various plastic surgery topics, and became licensed in both New York and Louisiana.

During his years of education and training, Ravi Tandon, MD, was awarded numerous honors, including Intern of the Year at Tulane University, an Honor Scholar at the University of Oklahoma, and was the Administrative Chief Resident at Albert Einstein/Montefiore Plastic Surgery.

A Focus on Breast Reconstruction After a Mastectomy

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Though Ravi Tandon, MD, has completed training in all areas of plastic surgery, he specializes in helping restore the bodies of women who have undergone a mastectomy. Dr. Tandon uses the latest surgical techniques and methods to boost his patients' confidence with natural-looking results that last. He will also be able to support you as you embark on your life-changing surgical journey. No matter who completed your mastectomy, Ravi Tandon, MD, will work with them to ensure you receive the results you desire.

Why Choose a Microsurgeon?

Though patients will always experience some numbness in their breasts after a mastectomy or double mastectomy, a microsurgeon can help restore some of the sensation. Choosing a microsurgeon for your reconstruction can allow your results to look and feel as much as possible like your breasts did before mastectomy.

How Can Microsurgery
Improve My Results?

A mastectomy severs the nerves that provide feeling to the breast and nipple, leading to numbness or a loss of sensation. During a DIEP flap procedure in the hospital, microsurgery techniques involving allograft nerve tissue can connect the nerves in the chest with the nerves in the tissue from the donor site, improving sensation.

Choose Ravi Tandon, MD,
as Your Microsurgeon

Microsurgery is one of Dr. Tandon's specialties. Our Metairie plastic surgeon serving Greater New Orleans completed a prestigious reconstructive microsurgery fellowship at NYU Medical Center and is affiliated with the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Because he uses microsurgical techniques, Dr. Tandon is a plastic surgeon who can give you results that look and feel natural.

Reviews for Our Plastic Surgeon  "Dr. Tandon and his staff made me feel comfortable."


Tricia O'Connor


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Dr.Tandon is the best! After being diagnosed with early stage breast cancer Dr. Tandon put my mind to ease at our first meeting. He is compassionate, patient, funny and very talented. A year after my final surgery I can say I’m very pleased with my reconstruction and would recommend Dr. Tandon to anyone in the same situation.

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I was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer and consequently had a bilateral mastectomy. Dr. Tandon performed a DIEP flap and reconstruction. He is a gifted surgeon. I am very pleased with the result. More importantly, Dr. Tandon and his staff made me feel comfortable and safe. If you don't love your doctor, go see Dr. Tandon before embarking on surgery.

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What Sets Dr. Ravi Tandon Apart?

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Patient-Centered Care

Undergoing a mastectomy and receiving a reconstructive procedure can be a daunting time in a woman’s life, full of difficult decisions. Ravi Tandon, MD, and his team serving Greater New Orleans pride themselves on helping women through the process by offering them the warmth and support that allows them to feel comfortable as they undergo their medical procedures. From the first consultation to the day of surgery in the hospital and throughout recovery, his patients can expect compassion, state-of-the-art treatment, and patient education.

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Patient Education

Before you make any decisions regarding your reconstruction, Dr. Tandon will make sure you have all the information you need. Whether you've recently had a mastectomy or you're now considering reconstructive options that weren't available when you had your mastectomy, Dr. Tandon can inform you of the surgeries and medical techniques available to you.

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Sharing the Knowledge

Dr. Tandon understands the importance of sharing his knowledge so future generations can continue to provide women with first-rate care. Dr. Tandon is part of the clinical faculty at Tulane University and Louisiana State University, where he contributes to educating doctors to aid in the fight against breast cancer.

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Tools and Techniques

Dr. Tandon can offer his patients access to the most advanced tools and latest techniques. Having undergone intensive training, Dr. Tandon understands that the field of plastic surgery is constantly developing. Because of this, he stays on top of the latest trends so he can offer his patients quality care, safe procedures, and optimal results through breast augmentation and other types of surgery designed to enhance your figure and boost your confidence.

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While plastic surgery can make the breasts look how they did before a mastectomy, it takes more to make them feel how they did. Dr. Tandon is one of the few surgeons in the world who can provide patients with breast and nipple sensation using microsurgery. Our surgeon is proud to offer this advanced technique so that patients can return to a sense of normalcy.

Specialties and Skills

Dr. Tandon is passionate about microsurgery and performing breast reconstruction to restore breasts to their natural appearance for women who have completed a mastectomy; however, Dr. Tandon also performs a variety of cosmetic procedures for New Orleans patients, including:

  • Breast augmentation
  • Breast lift
  • Breast reduction
  • Liposuction
  • Tummy tuck
  • Mommy makeovers
  • Brazilian butt lift
  • Facelift
  • Facial rejuvenation

Undergo an Advanced Surgical Procedure Contact Our Office Serving Greater New Orleans Today

Whether you want a facelift, breast augmentation, or breast reconstruction, Dr. Tandon serving New Orleans and beyond can help you achieve stunning cosmetic results and enhanced confidence. From the moment you enter the hospital until you have completely recovered, you can expect attentive and compassionate care. After attending a consultation with Dr. Tandon, you will be in a better position to confidently make a decision regarding surgery.

We invite you to request a consultation using our form or call our office in Metairie to get started:

(504) 455-1000

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Breast Reconstruction Education Law

Our plastic surgeon in Metairie helped pass Louisiana’s Breast Reconstruction Education Law so hospitals are required to inform women of all their reconstructive options before undergoing their mastectomies. This allows patients plenty of time to weigh their options.

Louisiana's Health & Fitness Magazine

Dr. Tandon's commitment to his patients was highlighted in Louisiana's Health & Fitness Magazine, where he explained the advancements in this area of reconstructive surgery and put a spotlight on how the procedure can return a sense of normalcy to patients.

More Reviews for Our Plastic Surgeon "Dr. Tandon and his staff addressed all my needs."


Kate Leggio


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I met with Dr. Tandon 4 days post a chemo treatment to discuss breast reconstruction options. I was not looking my best... so I walked in feeling self conscious. Dr. Tandon was amazing. He took his time explaining everything and what he thought was best options for me. He made me feel confident and beautiful on a day I felt the worst. I cannot wait to see my results in a few months!

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Mona Escobar


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I came to Dr Tandon after chemo for a bilateral breast reconstruction. Afraid of what my future held, Dr Tandon and his staff addressed all my needs with confidence, compassion, and understanding. Cancer effects you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. A year later, Dr Tandon and Staff gave me back my dignity, self esteem, and self love. To say THANK YOU, is not enough.

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Ravi Tandon, M.D.

Dr. Ravi Tandon is one of the most sought after plastic surgeons who is highly skilled and has trained in the latest breast reconstruction techniques. He is affiliated with various plastic surgery organizations: 

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • Louisiana Society of Plastic Surgeons

If you are exploring breast reconstruction during, immediately after, or long after your mastectomy, our compassionate team can help. To learn more about your options, request a consultation online or call our practice at (504) 455-1000.

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