Inside the Minds: The Art & Science of Plastic Surgery is an authoritative, insider's perspective on plastic surgery, the characteristics and capabilities of the successful surgeon, and the latest developments in this unique field of medicine. Featuring some of the nation’s true visionaries in this field, this book provides a candid look at plastic surgery – cosmetic and reconstructive, and a glimpse into the future of a dynamic practice that melds creativity and science. As they reveal the secrets to patient relationships, balancing professional and personal lives, and what it takes to become a leader in the field, these authorities offer practical and adaptable strategies for excellence. From developing treatment plans, to keeping current with the latest technologies, these doctors articulate the finer points of a profession driven by the desire to marry medical expertise to artistic capability for the express purpose of holistically improving patients’ livelihood. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great innovative minds of today, as experts offer up their thoughts around the keys to mastering this fine craft – in which art and medicine intersect.