Carl C. Askren MD, FACS
About the Practice
Plastic surgery is about quality of life. Our mission is to help improve your quality of life by providing you with the highest possible quality of care while maintaining the highest professional standards of practice and ethics. This is reflected in our philosophic approach and in our emphasis on safety and well-being.
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Browlift - Eye, Brow and Cheek
Breast Lift - Implants
Breast Reduction - Female
Breast Reduction - Male
Upper Arm Lift
Skin Care Services
Obagi Blue Peel Peels and Facials
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Background & Certification
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Dr. Askren graduated Cum Laude from the Georgia Institute of Technology where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He received his Master of Science degree there, as well, studying laser applications in ophthalmology. After attending medical school at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Askren completed his General Surgery Internship at Emory University. Following six years of surgical training at The University of California San Francisco Fresno – Central San Joaquin Valley Medical Education Program, he completed a residency in plastic surgery at the University of Alabama in Birmingham with Dr. Luis Vasconez and others – all pioneers of modern plastic surgery. His educational emphasis was on aesthetic face, breast and body surgery.
Awards & Honors
The Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Pavilion opened in 1997 as part of the Central California Ear Nose and Throat Medical Group. While we benefit from a strong working relationship with our parent group, it is important to note that we are experienced plastic surgeons in Fresno, California who, supported by a wonderful team, are exclusively dedicated to the care and well being of plastic surgery patients.
Best of Fresno 2008 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Pavilion
Best of Fresno Plastic Surgeon by Peers 2009, 2010
America’s Top Plastic Surgeons 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
America’s Top Surgeons 2008, 2009, 2010
Affiliations & Memberships
Dr. Askren is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the California Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Locally, he is an active member of the California Medical Association and is an active member of the Fresno-Madera Medical Society.
Dr. Askren will allocate as much time as necessary to ensure that you know enough to make an educated decision. He reviews benefits and risks. After your consultation appointment you will meet with our Director/Patient Coordinator and review your cost for the desired procedure. If you are ready to move forward, you may place your deposit and reserve your date.
Staff & Facilities
The Practice offers financing through Carecredit. If you would like more information please see our director and patient coordinator, Lorena Martinez and she will be happy to assist you in applying for financing.