Finding Providers
loading

We found 5 plastic surgeons near San Clemente, CA.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Dr. Dennis Maurice Crockett, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
675 Camino De Los Mares; Suite 420
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Crockett is an ear, nose and throat specialist and head and neck plastic surgeon. Dr. Crockett graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Patient ratings for Dr. Crockett average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Crockett has received include Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

Read more
Dr. Jacob Otto Boeckmann, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
665 Camnio De Los Mares; #100a
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Jacob Boeckmann is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He attended medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Boeckmann honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He has received the distinction of Southern California Rising Stars.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3553 Camino Mira Costa; Suite A
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. John Disaia works as a plastic surgeon in San Clemente, CA. Dr. Disaia is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance.

Read more
No Photo
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
4 Leicester Court
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Louis Brennan's specialties are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. He practices in Laguna Niguel, CA. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Read more
Dr. Richard A Gangnes, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
665 Camino De Los Mares; Suite 100
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. Richard Gangnes is a head and neck plastic surgeon. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Gangnes is in-network for Health Net and Medicare insurance.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Plastic Surgery?

When you hear the words “plastic surgeon,” you might call to mind actresses with outlandish body proportions or aging stars with surreal facial features. Plastic surgery to alter appearance is referred to as “aesthetic” or “cosmetic” surgery. As is the case with celebrities, cosmetic surgery is often performed to change the appearance of a feature that a patient has always disliked, or to prevent changes from happening due to aging. However, cosmetic surgery can also restore appearance after an injury or illness -- when a medical condition leaves a physical mark that makes a patient look different, it can be very upsetting. Cosmetic plastic surgery gives patients more control over how they look.

But plastic surgery is about much more than changing someone's appearance. Plastic surgery is also about changing the form and function of the body, and often that means restoring what has been lost to injury or illness. A body part can lose its ability to function (meaning, for example, to move, grip, protect underlying tissues, or feel sensation) to many causes. Some common ones are burns, infections, injuries (e.g. from car accidents), illnesses (such as cancer), problems present from birth (such as cleft palate), or even scar tissue from previous surgeries. When plastic surgery is used to repair a damaged part, it is called “reconstructive surgery.” Reconstructive procedures restore the abilities of the patient so that they can use their body in as normal and healthy a way as possible.

Plastic surgeons are experts at safely moving tissue from one part of the body to another, using microsurgery techniques to reconnect the tiny blood vessels and nerves. They use these skills not only to improve appearance (cosmetic surgery), but also to repair damaged body parts (reconstructive surgery).