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Mayor Helene Schneider speaks with Dr. Ghadir (left) and Dr. Surrey

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Mayor Helene Schneider speaks with Dr. Ghadir (left) and Dr. Surrey


New Plastic Surgery Center Opens

Surgical Arts on State Also Includes Dermatology Practice, Fertility Clinic


Quite a few champagne bottles were popped Thursday night to celebrate the grand opening of Surgical Arts on State. The impressive facility will bring two cosmetic plastic surgery practices, a dermatology practice, and a fertility center under one roof. The Art of Plastic Surgery, Montecito Plastic Surgery & Pacific Plastic Surgery, Aloe Dermatology, and Southern California Reproductive Center will all serve clients at the boutique medical center on the 1700 block of State Street.

Over 100 physicians and guests — including Mayor Helene Scheiner — snaked through the open house and toured the renovated building while sampling hors d’oeuvres. “It’s been a long time dream of mine to build a full lab [in Santa Barbara],” said Dr. Wendy Chang, a fertility specialist, who has served patients across Southern California for decades.

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