Male Chest Contouring

This procedure is for active men who experience difficulty in achieving the desired muscular appearance through exercise. It can create the more athletic, masculine look that some men would like to see in the mirror. Generally this involves removal of excess tissue around the male breast employing liposuction with or without skin tightening.


Timothy A. Janiga, MD, FACS -- Male Chest Contouring

Male Chest Contouring FAQ’s


What is Male Chest Contouring?toned-male-chest

Male chest contouring is a cosmetic surgery for active men who experience difficulty in achieving the desired muscular appearance through exercise alone. It can create the more athletic, masculine look that some men would like to see in the mirror to better match their preferred body image.

How is Men’s Chest Contouring performed?

This procedure is performed in our outpatient surgery center in Reno under general anesthetic. Generally male chest contouring involves removal of excess tissue around the male breast employing liposuction with or without skin tightening to reshape the pectoral area to align with the patient’s preferred look.

How long will the Male Chest Contouring procedure take?

This procedure takes one to two hours with another one to two hours of recovery time before leaving the Reno surgery center.

How much recovery time should I expect?

Male chest contouring surgery causes swelling and bruising which may last for up to three weeks. Return to work can be expected within five to seven days. Full results are expected within three to six months.

What is the typical outcome of Male Chest Contouring?

Male chest contouring creates a tighter, slimmer, and more contoured chest. Results may vary, so schedule your personal consultation with Dr. Janiga today to receive the specific expectations for your personal outcome. Dr. Janiga will explain the procedure fully and discuss any concerns you may have as well as show you before and after photos, if available.

Do you perform Men’s Chest Contouring in your Reno/Tahoe office?

Yes. We evaluate and treat patients who desiring a Male Chest Contouring procedure. Initial consultation length varies, but is usually not more than 15-30 minutes. The actual procedure will take longer and will be discussed in detail when your procedure is scheduled.

For more information, or to set up a consultation with Dr. Timothy Janiga for Male Chest Contouring in our Reno Plastic Surgery offices, please send us an email or call 775-398-4600.


Timothy A. Janiga, MD, FACS

With highly respected credentials, academic achievements and almost a decade of experience to his credit, Dr. Janiga looks amazing on paper. Incredibly, he is even more impressive in person. Emotionally invested in every patient, Dr. Janiga treats his patients like family instead of mere cases, and takes the success of each procedure personally.

He is drawn to the detailed nature of plastic surgery and the tremendous sense of accomplishment that comes from the immediate physical and psychological changes that take place for his patients.