This has become one of my favorite interviews, so please check out Part 1 (online). I recently went to OPULENCE cosmetic surgery center to get a microdermabrasion done but ended up with a story. Picking up where I left off, in the 90s, Dr. Dobbs decided to tell her transgendered patient’s mom that her son has AIDS. Mom hadn’t seen her son in 5 years…oops!
So what did you tell her?
Well once she came to the ward he was in, I explained to her that her child looked different, but “he’s still your child”. I then told her that he was sick but that her presence was more important to him than any medication I could give. They reconnected. Then sadly, he died two weeks later. But the day before he died, while I was holding his hand, he kept saying ‘please don’t leave me’. You know, after all those years, I don’t think he ever left me.
(sigh) Wow. This is better than General Hospital. So, in some ways Angel has been a lasting influence on you.
Yes, in some ways he has. I’ll tell you one thing… nothing stopped him from being true to himself. He was a brave fighter despite the multiple attacks and the beatings he survived.
The beatings? As in hate crimes?
Yes. Remember I was working in the trauma department and saw this all the time for 12 years. Back then, I wasn’t doing cosmetic surgery, just treatment. But as time went on, I kept having this undying feeling that I wasn’t doing enough. That led to a desire to do cosmetic surgery on top of the fact that I had a keen interest on getting in the minds and psych of people to help restore their confidence level by discovering the beauty within, and I think that’s just as important.
Amen! So I see you have smartly combined your experience of the modeling world with your medical background and allowed that to shape you into an amazing Cosmetic Surgeon you are today. So is there anything you want to say to the gay community?
Well like I said before Brent, I don’t separate people like that. I treat ALL people the same. The only separations I see are good people vs bad people. I even get offended when I see other business advertising themselves as “gay friendly”. Why not say “straight friendly” or “Asian or White or Black Friendly”? We are who we are, I welcome everyone with open arms.
Ok I have this friend who recently had…um…sorry, but lack of better way of saying it, his ‘butt pumped’. Is it risky to do that? Or to get your breasts enlarged?
Do your research on that doctor or facility first. There are definitely wrong ways to do it and potentially unsafe fluids pumped inside you. That’s why I like to educate you first so you know exactly what’s going on.
Ok. Well there’s something I’m thinking about doing…
(Sorry folks time has ran out for this interview, so I guess I’ll have to ask her in private).
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