We found 6 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Cigna near Newport Beach, CA.

Dr. Daniel Richard Reichner II, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
3101 W. Coast Highway; Suite 314
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Reichner's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Reichner highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reichner include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Reichner welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Daniel Gaon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1441 Avocado Avenue; Suite 301
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Mark Gaon works as a plastic surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Gaon average 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Gaon include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gaon takes. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and a graduate of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Gaon's professional affiliations include MemorialCare Health System and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Ptosis Repair, Pec Implants, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Dr. Justin Eric West, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1441 Avocado Avenue; Suite 301
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Justin West is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Orange, CA and Newport Beach, CA. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. West completed his residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. West is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars and RealSelf Top Doctor. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Nipple Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J. Sundine, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1640 Newport Boulevard; #450
Costa Mesa, CA
 

Dr. Michael Sundine practices plastic surgery in Newport Beach, CA, Irvine, CA, and Beverly Hills, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Sundine is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sundine completed residency programs at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Sundine include: Southern California Super Doctors 2008 and Southern California Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA, and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark E Krugman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
361 Hospital Road
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Mark Krugman's areas of specialization are plastic surgery, organ transplantation, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Irvine, CA, Newport Beach, CA, and Santa Ana, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Krugman include tummy tuck revision, nipple surgery, and restylane. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Krugman accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Krugman attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Krugman completed residency programs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He has received distinctions including Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Krugman's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group, St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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All Interests: Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Pierce Mudge, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
240 Newport Center Drive; #105
Newport Beach, CA
 

Dr. Bradley Mudge practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Mudge's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Mudge accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with MemorialCare Health System.

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What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgery to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts in order to ease discomfort.

When women have unusually large breasts, the weight of the breast tissue can cause significant pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. If the breast tissue pulls the shoulders down in a certain way, nerve problems can result, leading to a feeling of pins and needles in the arms and hands. The skin underneath large breasts can suffer from rashes. Women with unusually large or heavy breasts might not be able to participate in sports or other activities that they would like to do. Large breasts can also lead to unwanted attention and a significant loss of self-esteem for many women.

Some men may also seek to have breast reduction surgery. Due to certain hormonal disorders, men can sometimes develop enlarged breast tissue, called gynecomastia. This condition can be a source of great emotional distress.

During a breast reduction surgery, the patient is usually ‘put to sleep’ with general anesthesia. An incision is made around the areola, the dark area around the nipple, and sometimes down the underside of the breast as well. Through this incision, the breast tissue is removed, lifted, and shaped. The areola and nipple are repositioned higher on the breast. Then the new breast is sutured, or sewn closed. The entire procedure takes between two and five hours. For several weeks after the reduction, the new breasts will be swollen from surgery, and their size will continue to change until healing is complete. Scars are usually small but visible right after surgery, but they fade after several months.

In order to be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery, a patient must be in good general health, not significantly overweight, not a smoker (or able to stop smoking temporarily), and old enough that the patient’s breasts have finished developing. Although there are several good reasons to undergo breast reduction surgery, there are risks as well. Some of these risks are related to surgery in general, such as risks for anesthesia or blood clots. Others are specific to breast reduction surgery, and they include the risk of asymmetrical breasts, decreased sensation in the breasts, or an inability to breastfeed in the future.
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