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We found 5 plastic surgeons near San Clemente, CA.

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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 practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery in Mission Viejo, CA, San Clemente, CA, and Irvine, CA. He is affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. Dr. Crockett graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Crockett trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Crockett is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He has received distinctions including Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. John Philip Disaia, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3553 Camino Mira Costa; Suite A
San Clemente, CA
 

Dr. John Disaia is a plastic surgery specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Disaia attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
4 Leicester Court
Laguna Niguel, CA
 

Dr. Louis Brennan is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery specialist in Laguna Niguel, CA. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Jacob Boeckmann, who practices in San Clemente, CA, is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Boeckmann studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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

Dr. Richard Gangnes' area of specialization is head & neck plastic surgery. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Gangnes accepts the following insurance: Health Net and Medicare.

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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).