Tarak H. Patel, M.D.
He is a combat veteran with two tours in Iraq and served 25 years in the United States Army. He has been honored with numerous awards including the Meritorious Service Medal and Presidential Unit Citation.
One of the finest plastic surgeons in Tacoma, WA, Dr. Patel is double board certified in General Surgery and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and enjoys reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. He has extensive experience with breast and body contouring.
When he isn’t practicing medicine you will find Dr. Patel with his wife and three children. His interests include running, skiing, boating… “basically all activities I can do with my kids. “
Rachael D. Elrod, M.D.
Dr. Elrod then completed a subspecialty fellowship in ophthalmic plastic surgery and neuro-ophthalmology at the University of Vermont. During her fellowship, she underwent extensive training in cosmetic and functional surgery of the eyelids, orbits, mid-face, and tear ducts, as well as the diagnosis and management of neurological diseases that affect the eye and visual pathways. Dr. Elrod has published articles and given numerous presentations on subjects including myasthenia gravis, thyroid eye disease, and lacrimal gland tumors.
Dr. Elrod has many outside interests, including hiking, skiing, quilting, painting, cooking and travel.