Dr. Gaby Doumit specializes in Total Full, Upper, Lower Body Lift Plastic Surgery in Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec. Body lift surgery is used to improve the shape and tone of underlying tissue. WHAT IS A BODY LIFT? A body lift removes excess skin and underlying fat from the abdomen, flanks, thighs, and back which results from poor tissue elasticity. Circumferential abdominoplasty (body lift) enhance the tone and shape of the lower body tissue.