As one of the most skilled plastic surgeons in the area, Dr. Burgdorf can help you achieve a sleeker upper-arm contour with an arm lift in Nashville, so you can wave goodbye to flabby arms.

Why Choose Music City Plastic Surgery?

Patients have a lot to choose from when it comes to Dr. Burgdorf’s winning qualities. Not only is he an accomplished, best-selling author and an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon, but he is also a four-time recipient of the Most Compassionate Doctors award, given to those surgeons who show exceptional humanity towards their patients. His gentle, friendly bedside manner instantly sets patients at ease, and his commitment to a “family style culture” makes Music City Plastic City feel like a second home for Nashville visitors.

Dr. Burgdorf believes in empowering patients with honest information so that they can actively participate in their treatment plans and make the best decisions possible for their well-being and happiness. He understands that every procedure is an emotional undertaking for the patient, requiring the utmost support from start to finish. Dr. Burgdorf offers in-depth, comprehensive consultations, superior aesthetic outcomes, and extensive follow-up, constantly asking himself, “What more can I do for this patient?”

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What is an Arm Lift?

Consistently following a healthy diet and engaging in aerobic exercise can help reduce a person’s overall body fat percentage. Along the same lines, frequently performing strength-building exercises can improve muscle tone. However, no amount of diet changes or exercise can improve the look of sagging skin that has already lost its elasticity, nor can it eliminate localized fat deposits. An arm lift can help get rid of fat deposits and flabby skin on your arms for a smoother look. Dr. Burgdorf is one of the premier plastic surgeons sought by patients to address the issue of flabby arms. If you are looking into cosmetic solutions for flabby arms and other body-contouring issues, you can rely on our experienced team at Music City Plastic Surgery to provide comprehensive options centered around your unique needs. If you have poor skin elasticity and excess fat that is resistant to diet and exercise, then arm lift surgery is the only effective way to achieve a thinner, firmer contour throughout your upper arms.


  • Restores firmness and shape in the upper arms
  • Reduces stubborn pockets of fat
  • Trims redundant skin folds
  • Delivers a more youthful-looking physique
  • Expands clothing options
  • Boosts self-confidence
  • Corrects chafing, irritation, and discomfort
  • Maximizes the results of workouts


  • Has tried dieting and exercise to no avail
  • Struggles with drooping upper arm skin
  • Suffers from “bat wings”
  • Seeks lasting, dramatic results
  • Is a non-smoker
  • Is free from any uncontrolled medical concerns
  • Has realistic, positive expectations for their outcome
  • Is willing to follow Dr. Burgdorf’s instructions

What Can I Expect From the Procedure?

An arm lift takes several hours to perform, with the patient under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation. An incision is created on the inside of the arm through which Dr. Burgdorf will excise fatty tissue. He may use SAFE liposuction to trim unwanted fat deposits and create a more youthful, sculpted upper arm shape. Taking care to minimize postoperative scarring through a conservative approach, Dr. Burgdorf trims excess skin and firms and tightens the underlying structures.

Once the incisions are closed, the patient is placed in the recovery suite. Following surgery, most experience mild swelling and bruising that can be well-managed with prescription pain medications and a compression garment provided by Dr. Burgdorf. Downtime usually extends for 1-2 weeks. Patients should take care to avoid strenuous exercise or heavy lifting for 3-4 weeks, or as advised by Dr. Burgdorf. Some results can be seen immediately. However, the full outcome of surgery will be evident after all residual swelling has died down.

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Contact Our Office for an Arm Lift in Nashville, TN

Come experience Music City Plastic Surgery and let us help you Build Your Beautiful! Whichever procedure you seek, our Nashville Natural™ approach will allow your inner beauty to shine through while enhancing your appearance. Discover the Dr. Burgdorf difference and get ready for an unparalleled plastic surgery experience! You can schedule your consultation with Dr. Burgdorf today by calling 1-615-205-5155.

You may also click here to schedule your in-person or virtual consultation. During your consultation, Dr. Burgdorf will take the time to listen to your needs, answer all your questions regarding your unique aesthetic goals, and ensure that you are comfortable and confident with your treatment plan. We look forward to meeting you!

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