Archive for the ‘ Outstanding Patients ’ Category

A Happy Facelift Patient Discusses Her Experience

Cosmetic surgery can improve aesthetics and self-confidence and can be very rewarding to the patient and surgeon. I am so lucky to have so many great patients like the one in this video. Joe Niamtu, III DMD Cosmetic Facial surgery Richmond, Virginia

One Young Man’s Success with Otoplasty

Although much of the visible reward of my job is immediate, sometimes great things don’t happen immediately. Cosmetic facial surgery not only makes people look better, it also makes them feel better about themselves. When I get a letter like the one below, it truly underlines why I love my profession. There are few better […]

Dr. Niamtu featured on NBC for his work with domestic violence survivor after machete attack

I have treated tens of thousands of patients over my career and Davette Hayes is one of the strongest, courageous and most beautiful people that I have ever met.  She is truly one of my heroes.  She was violently attacked with a machete in a domestic violence incident.  The surgeons at VCU Medical Center saved […]

Dr. Niamtu performs Otoplasty to help stop bullying

Click here to view Dr. Niamtu’s blog on bullying and cosmetic surgery in children It is never too late to correct protruding ears and Dr. Niamtu routinely performs otoplasty on many adults as well. Depending upon the specific nature of the ear deformity, some excess cartilage is removed and/or the natural cartilage is repositioned. The […]

Dr. Niamtu performs Otoplasty on patients from around the country

Big Ben’s New Look and the Coolest Doctor Gift Ever! 11 year old Ben Sinko hails from Rochester, Michigan and came all the way to Richmond, Virginia for Dr. Joe’s talents.  Ben had been self conscious about his ears and was tired of having special haircuts to hide them.  Ben was so happy with his […]

Dr. Niamtu Celebrates 30 Years of Practice and Community Service and Awards 5 “Niamtu’s Heroes”

I finished my maxillofacial surgery residency in July of 1983 and entered private practice in Richmond, hoping to build a successful facial surgery practice.  I had no idea how great this experience would be and that I was building one of the largest maxillofacial practices in the country.  This was due to a lot of […]

Casey Perkins: One of my hereos

Here I pose with my buddy Casey Perkins.  I read about Casey  years ago when he was severely burned in a fire from a Christmas tree.  I have had the honor to reconnect with Casey recently and we have been trying some of the new scar lasers on his burn scars and skin grafts.  We […]