Real Housewives of Miami's Hochstein, a Plastic Surgeon, Sued His Patients over Negative Reviews

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Thursday, September 23, 2021

Prominent plastic surgeon Dr. Leonard Hochstein calls himself the "Boob God" of Miami but some of his former patients would opt for less flattering monikers.

"What I would like to call him would probably get me sued again," said Kristen LaPointe — a 38- year-old stay-at-home mom who went to Hochstein for breast augmentation surgery in 2018.

LaPointe was sued by the plastic surgeon, the husband of the Real Housewives of Miami's Lisa Hochstein, after she wrote a string of negative online reviews about her "appalling" boob job.

She's one of several women who spoke to Insider who believe that Hochstein will go to great lengths to rid the internet of uncomplimentary comments about him.

In addition to filing lawsuits, the women told Insider that he had used non-disparagement agreements, or "gag" clauses, which called for $25,000 in damages per disparaging review and, in at least one instance, attempted to pay off a former patient.
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