Emily F. Pollard MD, FACS

Bala Cynwyd, PA, US
Emily F. Pollard MD, FACS

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

Dr. Emily Pollard has built a highly successful medical practice from skill, integrity, compassion, and her commitment to the tenets of a healthcare philosophy that puts the best interests of her patients first:
- Treat every patient as an individual - Any surgical procedure undertaken must address a patient's specific needs in the most effective, and safest manner possible.

- Treat the whole patient - The goal of plastic surgery should be to improve the whole person, not simply to create a more attractive body part. Deciding which surgical approach to take - or whether surgery is even the best choice - requires a careful consideration of physical, social, psychological, and emotional factors.

- The success of any procedure is about the patient, not the procedure - Best results require matching procedures and surgical approaches to individual patients. Patient satisfaction is always a condition of success.

Dr. Pollard has special expertise, experience, and sensitivity in managing the reconstructive and cosmetic surgery issues associated with all ethnic groups.

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Background & Certification

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery
American Board of Surgery

Professional Background

Residency, Plastic Surgery
Indiana University Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana
1989 -1991

Internship, Residency and Chief Residency
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
1984 -1989

M. D. Valedictorian
Meharry Medical College
Nashville, Tennessee

B.S. Pharmacy Dean's List
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Major Biochemistry Dean's List
Smith College
Northampton, Massachusetts

Awards & Honors

Voted "Top Doctor" Philadelphia Magazine, May 2002
Voted "Top Doctor" Main Line Today, December 2001

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

The Lankenau Hospital
Bryn Mawr Hospital
Elkins Park Hospital
Main Line Surgery Center

Society Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Association of Women Surgeons
Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society
National Medical Association
Medical Society of Eastern Pennsylvania
Links, Inc Penn Towne Chapter
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Rotary International, Ardmore Club- Board of Directors

"Ask a Question" Responses

How long before surgery should I quit smoking and vaping?

I'm having a mini tummy tuck and breast lift procedure done in 4 weeks and know I need to quit smoking so stopped smoking cigarettes 2 weeks ago...

Any kind of smoking delays the healing process. All kinds should be stopped three weeks before a scheduled surgery.

What piercings need to be taken out for surgery?

I recently had a consultation for breast augmentation and was advised I would have to remove all of my piercings (bottom lip, younger, nostril...

The reason you need to remove all piercings before surgery is because metal can lead to skin burns from any use of medical equipment or electric...

Devices Utilized

EndyMed 3

Emily F. Pollard MD, FACS

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