Dr. Lawrence Glassman performed Kate Gosselin's tummy tuck in 2006, as reported by Hollywood Life. Kate filmed the procedure for an episode of the show "Sextuplets and Twins: One Year Later."
A tummy tuck procedure, also known as an abdominoplasty, eliminates excess fat and skin while restoring weakened muscles for a smoother, firmer look, says the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Loose, sagging skin can come as a result of aging, pregnancy, heredity or significant weight fluctuations.
A tummy tuck is not a substitute for weight loss and a healthy lifestyle, cautions the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Weight fluctuations can reduce the results of the surgery, so people who are planning to lose weight or become pregnant in the future should postpone the surgery.