Media Appearances

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Media Appearances / Lectures

In a very short time, Dr. Wigoda has made a name for himself in the Fort Lauderdale community. He is known for the quality of his work and for the care he provides his patients. He is often sought out by the local news media and by producers of television shows for his expertise in both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Wigoda is often asked to speak to local groups and has been featured on numerous television shows and newscasts that have been shown locally, nationally, and/or internationally. His media appearances include the following:

TV and RADIO

  • Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, article on couples having plastic surgery, November 2013
  • Local News, Channel 11, Dallas; story on cosmetic surgery, May 12, 1998
  • “En Persona con Ruben Ramos”, Media One Cable, one hour program on cosmetic surgery, September 1999
  • “Hello Hello”, WEYS cable channel, Brazilian show, interview about Cosmetic Surgery with Hello Campos, Oct. 1999
  • “Edicion Especial”, Telemundo, story on cosmetic surgery, December 2, 1999
  • Local News, South Florida, Channels 4, 6, 7 and 10; story on reconstructive surgery of 8 year old trauma patient, January 26 and 27, 2000
  • The Miami Herald, story on reconstructive surgery of 8 year old trauma patient, January 2000
  • The Sun Sentinel, story on reconstructive surgery of 8 year old trauma patient, January 2000
  • CBS Telenoticias, “La Ruleta de la Belleza”, story on choosing a qualified plastic surgeon, February, 2000
  • The Brazilian Sun, article on liposuction, February 2000
  • Friends for Life, lecture on cosmetic surgery to charity organization, April 2000
  • “Aqui Brazil”, WEYS cable channel, Brazilian Show, interview on facial rejuvenation, April 7, 2000
  • “Aqui Brazil”, WEYS cable channel, Brazilian Show, interview on breast surgery, April 14, 2000
  • “Aqui Brazil”, WEYS cable channel, Brazilian Show, interview on liposuction and body contouring, April 21, 2000
  • Local News, South Florida, Channel 7, interview on safety of doing surgery in the office, May 12, 2000.
  • “America en Vivo”, Telemundo cable channel seen throughout Latin America and U.S., interview on latest techniques and technology in cosmetic surgery, October 10, 2000
  • “America en Vivo”, Telemundo cable channel seen throughout Latin America and U.S., interview on breast reconstruction, October 18, 2000.
  • Eastsider newspaper, “Surgeon can give you a big lift”, story on Dr. Wigoda and his busy cosmetic surgery practice, October 25, 2001.
  • Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, “Minority women putting a new face on plastic surgery”, story featuring Dr. Wigoda on increasing popularity of cosmetic surgery in minority groups. January 2, 2002.
  • Plastic Surgery News, “African-Americans, Men embrace cosmetic surgery”, national plastic surgery magazine, story featuring Dr. Wigoda and his practice, February, 2002.
  • Cosmetic Surgery Times, “Uncovering keys to successful cosmetic surgery of minorities”, story featuring Dr. Wigoda and his practice. May, 2002.
  • “Girl still recovering from devastating injury”, “New Albany”, Ohio local newspaper, story featuring Dr. Wigoda and his patient. August 1, 2002.
  • U.S. News and World Report, “One year after 9/11 – A Nation Changed”, story featuring Dr. Wigoda and the effect of 9/11 on American’s attitudes toward improving oneself with cosmetic surgery. September, 2002.
  • SilverSea Cruise, guest lecturer, “Plastic Surgery in the New Millenium” Reykjavik, Iceland, August 27, 2003.
  • “Safe Space”, Article in Lincoln Road Magazine,(p48-49) Summer, 2003.
  • Article featuring Dr. Wigoda on the latest advances in cosmetic surgery.
  • CBS channel 4 news (Miami/Ft. Lauderdale), segment on weight loss and liposuction. October 20, 2003.
  • 640am Radio Station, guest on morning radio show answering questions on plastic surgery. November 20, 2003.
  • Parkland Life, magazine story on plastic surgery. June 2004
  • CBS Channel 4 news (Miami/Ft.Lauderdale), segment on facial transplantation. November 2005.
  • Boca Raton News, Story on Sleek Med Spa. June 2006
  • Channel 10 News, story on successful hand replantation. November 2006.
  • Channel 10 News, story on successful replantation of 5 digits. March 2007
  • Channel 10 News, story on Dr. Wigoda doing reconstructive surgery on a patient with severe complications after surgery by another surgeon, March 2011
  • Channel 10 News, story on dog bites and Dr. Wigoda’s patient who was attacked by three dogs and required reconstructive surgery
  • Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, article on Joan Rivers Plastic Surgery, May 2012
  • Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, article on woman with very large breast implants, November 2012
  • Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, article on couples having plastic surgery, November 2013
  • Channel 10 News, follow up story on Dr. Wigoda doing reconstructive surgery on a patient with severe complications after surgery by another surgeon, March 2014
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