How To Choose Your Plastic Surgeon
Deciding to have cosmetic or plastic surgery is an intensely personal process, unique for every individual. Most people considering cosmetic surgery have been unhappy with some part of their physical appearance for quite some time.
For some people, the goal is to turn back the clock, while others seek to correct physical issues that have affected their self-esteem for many years. And while it is true that beauty is only skin deep, for many people cosmetic surgery can enhance self-confidence and body image, strengthening their sense of inner beauty as well.
Plastic surgery can be extremely helpful in these situations, leading to increased confidence, a greater overall sense of well-being, and an improved quality of life. For all these reasons, it’s critical that patients choose their surgeon wisely.
Experience: That's What Counts.
Dr. Thomas Sena - President of the Board of Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons
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Whether performing reconstructive or cosmetic procedures, Dr. Thomas Sena's 25 years of experience as a plastic surgeon allow him to provide the highest quality of surgical expertise combined with compassion, vision, and the hands of an artist. Each of Dr. Sena's patients can expect to receive his personal attention. He is committed to open communication by encouraging questions and patient input throughout the treatment process. Most importantly, Dr. Sena is dedicated to achieving clinical excellence to produce the positive outcome that each patient is striving for.
Dr. Thomas Sena is one of the most sought-after and gifted plastic surgeons in the state of Connecticut. In practice for over 25 years, Dr. Sena specializes in breast augmentation and reconstruction, tummy tuck, liposuction and cosmetic surgery of the face, eyes, arms, and thighs. Dr. Sena understands that each patient is unique, and as a premier plastic surgeon in Connecticut he is dedicated to the health and well-being of all his patients. In December of 2018, Dr. Thomas Sena was awarded the honor of being elected President Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons' Board of Directors. The members of the Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgeons are often considered the authorities in the field of cosmetic surgery.
Dr. Sena earned his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed his residency in General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at Westchester County Medical Center, and Long Island Plastic Surgical Group respectively. Dr. Sena holds memberships with:
- The American Society of Plastic Surgery
- Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
- New England Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgery
- American Medical Association
- Connecticut State Medical Society
Dr. Sena attained his board certifications from the American Board of Surgery in 1993 and the American Board of Plastic Surgery in 1998. Dr. Sena is licensed in the state of Connecticut and currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer of The Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgery and Chief, Section of Plastic Surgery, at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Sena is affiliated with two hospitals located in Connecticut. He practices at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital (365 Montauk Ave, New London CT 06320) and at the River Valley Surgery Center (45 Salem Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360)
Awards and Distinctions
In 2001, Dr. Sena was honored by his colleagues and named one of Connecticut's "Top Docs" by Connecticut Magazine.
In 2008, Dr. Sena's patients recognized him on a national level and awarded him with a "Patient's Choice Recognition Award."
Dr. Sena has been recognized multiple times in "America's Top Plastic Surgeons."
Publications & Presentations
- Laryngeal Myxoma
- Metacarpal-Trapezial Joint Instability After Opponensplasty
- Guest Speaker, Nassau Surgical Society
- Evaluation of Surgical Procedures for Orbicularis Oculi Palsy
- Natural Gas Inflation Injury of the Upper Extremity: A Case Report
- Reconstruction of the extremities: avoiding amputation