Dr. Carl Pearl / Chatham Plastic Surgery

Dr. Pearl specializes in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, with a passion for providing patients with exquisite results and extraordinary care.

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Dr. Pearl specializes in both aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, with a passion for providing patients with exquisite results and extraordinary care.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT PRACTICING MEDICINE?

The relationship between my patients and me is beyond special. We communicate with each other and reach common goals that we can achieve. We trust each other through the entire journey.

DEFINING MOMENTS

The focusing on the technique itself and the details of surgery captivates me each and every surgery. Someone believed in me and taught me how to do these operations. I learned from them and my own experiences. It is a never ending journey always trying to get better.

WHAT IS A COMMON MISCONCEPTION IN YOUR FIELD?

People have cosmetic surgery because it matters to them. They are not trying to impress someone or attract the opposite sex. They want to see something different when they look in the mirror. They want to restore their face to the prior decade. They want the excess skin from having a baby gone.

YOUR HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF WORK

I try to stay physically active. I swim a little here and there and lift weights some too. I do yoga or pilates at my house five days a week in order to keep feeling healthy. I also enjoy collecting cars. The cars have a story to tell. They represent a childhood dream, or a piece of history in motorsport, or define an era from the past. You don’t really own them. They will exist for someone else one day. But if you are lucky enough to own a special car, you become part of its history. You are part of its story from here on out.

IF YOU WERE IN FRONT OF A CROWD, WHAT MESSAGE WOULD YOU LEAVE WITH THEM?

The person standing next to you is a human. When you stand next to someone, you never hate them. You do not focus on the differences between you. You care about them as a fellow human. If they fell, you would help them up. Social media encourages us to disagree. But if you were standing next to a human who needed you, you would not ask how he or she voted. You would only help them, and it would make you feel good.

Learn more about Dr. Carl B. Pearl and Chatham Plastic Surgery:
Savannah, GA • 912.446.1985 / chathamplasticsurgery.com

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