We found 10 providers matching flap reconstruction and who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Scottsdale, AZ.

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Dr. Ali Mostafa Mosharrafa, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4611 E Shea Boulevard; Suite 230
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Ali Mosharrafa's specialty is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Mosharrafa is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Joseph Brown, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
11000 N. Scottsdale Road; #130
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Richard Brown specializes in plastic surgery. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Brown completed residency programs at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brown include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Brown's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Boswell Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Alvaro Javier Testa Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
5111 N. Scottsdale Road; Suite 150
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Alvaro Testa sees patients in Mesa, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, and Gilbert, AZ. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Testa include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deborah Ann Trojanowski, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
10617 N Hayden Road; #b-102
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Deborah Trojanowski's specialty is plastic surgery. She is rated highly by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Trojanowski include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Trojanowski attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ross Lewis Stutman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
9977 N. 90th Street; Suite 178
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Ross Stutman is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Before performing Dr. Stutman's residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada, Dr. Stutman attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Stutman include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Stutman's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stutman honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Stutman is professionally affiliated with Banner Health. Dr. Stutman's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Clay Garrett Forsberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Dermatology
4512 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Clay Forsberg works as a plastic surgeon and dermatologist in Scottsdale, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, and Chandler, AZ. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Forsberg include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and a graduate of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Forsberg is affiliated with Banner Health.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Tamir M Mosharrafa, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4611 E Shea Boulevard; Suite 230
Phoenix, AZ
 

Dr. Tamir Mosharrafa is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Phoenix, AZ. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mosharrafa's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Mosharrafa performed his residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Ann Geoghegan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
9590 E Ironwood Square Drive; Suite 108
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Jennifer Geoghegan specializes in plastic surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Geoghegan's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Geoghegan accepts. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Geoghegan attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Christopher Berardi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
11000 North Scottsdale Road; Suite 100
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Joseph Berardi is a plastic surgeon in Scottsdale, AZ. He attended medical school at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Berardi completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Clinical interests for Dr. Berardi include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7534 E 2nd Street; Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari is a physician who specializes in general surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghazanfari honors. Before performing his residency at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency, Dr. Ghazanfari attended St. George's University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Banner Baywood Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,700
  • Medicare Cost: $1,158

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What is Flap Reconstruction?

Flap reconstruction is a surgical procedure in which healthy tissue is taken (or harvested) from one area of the body, called a donor site, and then transferred to a damaged area, or recipient site. The most common types of tissue used in flap reconstruction are skin, muscle, and a combination of skin and muscle, called musculocutaneous tissue. Flaps are like grafts in that they both involve harvesting and transferring tissue, but they differ in one important way. Flaps are placed onto the recipient site with their own blood supply, whereas grafts are not.

Flaps are used to reconstruct large or deep wounds, as well repair physical deformities. For example, some nasal defects can be corrected using forehead flaps. Another common procedure that uses flaps is breast reconstruction, which is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast after mastectomy (breast removal). The ability to use musculocutaneous tissue makes flaps ideal for this type of reconstructive surgery. In addition, the included blood supply in flaps brings needed oxygen and nutrients to the recipient site, promoting healing.

During flap surgery, an enormous amount of attention needs to be paid to the blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). To retain the flap’s blood supply, the surgeon might form a pedicle, which is a bridge of tissue and blood vessels that connects the flap to the site it originates from. The flap is connected to its blood supply through this pedicle. It is removed only after the surgical team has made sure that the flap has healed enough to survive without it. This type of flap is called a pedicled flap.

Blood vessels may also be detached from the flap when it is harvested, and then reattached at the new location. Since the flap is not pedicled to its donor site, it is referred to as a free flap. To be able to connect blood vessels with accuracy, surgeons must use very tiny tools and special microscopes. For this reason, this type of flap reconstruction is also often called microvascular flap surgery. One advantage of free or microvascular flaps is that they are ideal for repairing larger areas, like an extensive wound or defect on the leg.

Depending on how involved your flap reconstruction is, you may have to stay in the hospital for several days after the procedure. It may take six to eight weeks for the incisions to heal, and a year or more for the scars to fully fade.