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We found 4 plastic surgeons who accept Blue Shield of California near Valencia, CA.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1800 Medical Center Drive; Suite 105
San Bernardino, CA
 

Dr. Henry Nguyen is a San Bernardino, CA physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Dr. Farhad Ardeshirpour, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1895 Orange Tree Lane; Suite 102
Redlands, CA
 

Dr. Farhad Ardeshirpour practices facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery in Loma Linda, CA and Redlands, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ardeshirpour accepts. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Ardeshirpour speaks Persian.

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Dr. Dennis Kent Anderson, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
401 E Highland Avenue; Suite 352
San Bernardino, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Anderson's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Anderson studied medicine at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1869 N Waterman Avenue
San Bernardino, CA
 

Dr. Trung Nguyen works as a plastic surgeon, hand surgeon, and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Vietnamese.

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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).