Lipomas or fatty tumors are benign tumors of mature fat cells that may appear anywhere on the body. Although the majority of lipomas are not harmful, patients often choose to remove lipomas for aesthetic or functional reasons.
Dr. Michelle Copeland and Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin have developed lipoma removal expertise which includes combining excision with liposuction techniques to remove lipomas with minimal scarring and quicker recovery time. Read more about our lipoma removal techniques in our publication: Combined Liposuction and Excision of Lipomas study. When you schedule a consultation, we will discuss the options to provide the best results. Lipoma-removal surgery takes place in our private AAAASF-accredited surgical suite.
minimal-scar technique on patient with history of keloid scarring.
minimal-scar technique on patient with history of keloid scarring. (side view)
Experienced and knowledgeable.
Love this doctor! She is so good about explaining the procedure. I felt right at ease and comfortable during the procedure which was a removal of a small cyst on my back. No pain at all.
She really is experienced and knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
Goes above and beyond
Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin is an outstanding Doctor. She was very attentive regarding all of my medical issues. I would highly recommend her for any type of cosmetic procedure. She is very friendly and goes above and beyond to help her patients.
Dr Libby Copeland-Halperin provided excellent care throughout the process including my initial consultation, actual procedure and subsequent aftercare. I would unreservedly recommend her and her team.
This office changed my life
I struggled with lipomas being removed and coming back in the same spot. They’re finally gone! I am so grateful to Dr. Copeland and the entire team.
Thorough and attentive
After researching extensively for a surgeon who specializes in a minimally invasive lipoma removal, I was lucky enough to find Dr. Copeland. I had an 11cm x 8cm lipoma removed from a tricky spot on my abdomen that has now healed beautifully. Would highly recommend the team at Dr. Copeland, thorough and attentive
Outstanding care and expertise
I recently had the privilege of being a patient of Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin, and I cannot express enough how grateful I am for the outstanding care and expertise I received throughout my journey.
Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin and her team are compassionate and knowledgeable. Their kindness and patience were evident from the very start. During my initial consultation with Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin, she took extra time to thoroughly explain every aspect of the surgical procedure, breaking down complex medical jargon into easily understandable terms. This made me feel confident and well-informed about my decision.
What truly sets Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin apart is her genuine commitment to her patients’ well-being. She made sure to address all my concerns and anxieties, leaving no stone unturned. Her attentiveness and willingness to answer every question I had made me feel valued as a patient, and I knew I was making the right choice.
The post-operative care and follow-up appointments were equally exceptional. Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin continued to provide support and guidance as I healed, demonstrating her commitment to my long-term well-being and satisfaction.
I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Libby Copeland-Halperin. Her kindness, patience, and expertise shine through every step of the journey, from the initial consultation to the final result. Special thank you to her and her team (Lauren, Andrea, etc.) for everything!