When Dr. Gary Branfman arrived to Victoria 20 years ago, there were no plastic surgeons, he said.
Since then, more plastic surgeons have called Victoria home, but a little competition never scared Branfman, which is probably why readers voted him the best plastic surgeon in the Crossroads.
"The biggest compliment I can get is a patient to trust me," he said. "The desire is to take care of patients."
Plastic surgery is more than just fixing a person's exterior image, he said. Some may need to get surgery because of injury. Sometimes he doesn't perform surgery on all patients who walk through his door.
"It's easy to operate," Branfman said. "The problem is when to operate."
But even after the decision is made, Branfman said he wants to help patients after surgery.
"The decision I have to make between a patient and I is the outlook (from) the surgery," he said. "The doctor-patient relationship is like no other."
Dr. Gary Branfman
110 Medical Drive. Suite 105
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday
Dr. Paul Mondolfi
605 E. San Antonio St. Suite 450
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday
Dr. Gary Cox
2705 Hospital Drive Suite 100
Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday- Thursday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday
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