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Tummy Tuck

Weight loss, pregnancy, or genetics can result in excess skin around the midsection, making you feel self-conscious about your body.

Board-certified plastic surgeon Gregory Mesna can give you the flat, smooth stomach you desire with a tummy tuck.

Learn how our team in Minneapolis, MN, can transform your appearance and help you love the way you look...

Why Should You Consider a Tummy Tuck?

Boosted Confidence

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck can help you feel more confident inside and out. Patients can wear dresses and swimsuits that show off their figure without worrying about how they look.

Lasting Results

With proper maintenance through a healthy lifestyle and exercise, the results from abdominoplasty can last a lifetime. For patients with excess fat, we can combine treatment with liposuction for dramatic results.

Life-Changing Results

Are you tired of exercising and dieting with no success? Excess skin can feel impossible to target without plastic surgery. For many patients, abdominoplasty is the best way to get the results they want.

Achieve Your Ideal Figure with a Tummy Tuck

Dr. Mesna explains the different kinds of tummy tuck and what to expect during recovery in this video, filmed at our Minneapolis practice.

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Sarah Ghizoni


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I recently had a tummy tuck with Dr. Mesna in late December of 2020. I had been self-conscious about the hanging skin on my abdomen for years which was compounded by separation of my abdominal muscles from 2 pregnancies. Dr. Mesna exceeded my expectations! I was able to move around independently from day one and the pain was minimal. Dr. Mesna is meticulous and a perfectionist, my scar is so thin and perfect and I know it will fade to nothing over time. My only regret is not doing this sooner!

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Brendle Corpman


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I highly recommend Dr. Mesna! He and his staff are so caring and kind. He really listened to what I was concerned about and trying to accomplish with my body and gave me the results that I was hoping for! After my pregnancies and breast-feeding my 3 beautiful children- I wasn't feeling so confident about certain areas of body. Dr. Mesna was able to give me my confidence back! He really is talented and provides results.

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Feel Confident in Your Skin

Excess skin around the abdomen can take a toll on your self-esteem and keep you from living the life you want. Dr. Mesna has helped many patients regain their confidence and feel comfortable in their bodies again.

We encourage you to request a consultation to learn how abdominoplasty can positively impact your life. To get started, fill out our online form and a member of our plastic surgery team will be in touch. You can also call our Minneapolis, MN, office at:

Call: (952) 927-4556

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Trust Your Care to a World-Class Surgeon What Sets Us Apart? 

Years of Experience

Dr. Mesna has been practicing plastic surgery since 1996 and is an expert when it comes to tummy tucks. He is also board-certified, a distinction not held by all plastic surgeons, positioning him among the very best in the field.

Financing Options

Interested in abdominoplasty but concerned about the cost? Our Minneapolis, MN, office offers financing options to make plastic surgery more affordable. We work with both Med Loan Finance and Prosper™ Healthcare Lending to put your cosmetic goals within reach.

Compassionate Staff

Getting a tummy tuck is a big decision and can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Our warm and compassionate staff is happy to support you through your journey and ensure you feel well-informed and welcomed at all times.

Stunning Results from Real Patients

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flat abdomen after tummy tuck

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Bridgette Davis


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I am 5 days out of a tummy tuck and I am so happy, he was so nice, so professional and my results are amazing. He truly is an artist and took his time making sure my results were great. Worth every single penny.

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Shayna Hahn


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Dr. Mesna was absolutely amazing! He helped me through every process, was genuine and I am extremely satisfied with my results! Dr. Mesna is genuinely a doctor who cares for his patients and takes time to ensure he knows what they want! His staff is the same way, you always feel welcomed and they treat you like family. SO SO SO HAPPY - THANK YOU DR. MESNA AND STAFF!

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What to Expect During Tummy Tuck Recovery 


Some swelling, bruising, and tenderness are to be expected during the first week. We will prescribe pain medication to ensure you remain as comfortable as possible during this healing period.

Compression Garment

Patients must wear a compression garment for several weeks after the procedure. This helps with blood flow, facilitates healing, and helps your skin and tissue adjust to your final contour.


Any tummy tuck procedure will require several weeks of reduced activity and at least one week of downtime. However, we encourage patients to regularly walk short distances as this improves circulation and helps avoid complications during recovery.

Recovery Period

Many patients with sedentary occupations can return to work in about a week after a mini tummy tuck. After a traditional abdominoplasty, it may take up to two weeks to return to activities, and an extended tummy take may take up to several weeks.


Dr. Mesna closely monitors your recovery and is always available to answer any questions or concerns. We will schedule several follow-up appointments at our Minneapolis, MN, office to monitor your progress and ensure everything is on track.
Dr. Gregory T. Mesna

Mesna Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Center

Gregory T. Mesna MD, FACS, is a board-certified plastic surgeon with over 20 years of top-level experience. He performs a wide range of surgical and non-surgical procedures to enhance and rejuvenate the face, body, and breasts. He is proud to be affiliated with:

  • The American College of Surgeons (Fellow)
  • The American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • The American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • The Minnesota Society of Plastic Surgeons

You can request a free consultation at our office in Minneapolis, MN, by contacting us online or calling (952) 927-4556.

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