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We found 12 plastic surgeons near Grand Junction, CO.

Dr. Matthew Reed Swelstad, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2643 Patterson Road; Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Matthew Swelstad specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Grand Junction, CO. Dr. Swelstad accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2643 Patterson Road; Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Michael Trowbridge works as a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist in Grand Junction, CO. The average patient rating for Dr. Trowbridge is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Dr. Mark Christian Griffin, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2643 Patterson Road; Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Mark Griffin sees patients in Grand Junction, CO. His medical specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Griffin is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Duane Orval Hartshorn, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2643 Patterson Road; Stuite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Duane Hartshorn is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Hartshorn studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Dr. Gregory Daryl Urban, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1215 N. 1st Street
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Gregory Urban practices plastic surgery in Grand Junction, CO. Dr. Urban's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Rebecca Ann Glasser, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
2373 G Road
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Rebecca Glasser specializes in plastic surgery. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Glasser include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
2635 N 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Stephen Cotlar, who practices in Grand Junction, CO, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and undersea and hyperbaric medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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Dr. Jeffrey Marc Pitcher, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2643 Patterson Road; Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Pitcher's specialty is plastic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Pitcher an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Dr. William Doyle Merkel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2525 N 8th Street; Suite 203
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. William Merkel is a Grand Junction, CO physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Merkel graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Merkel include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating.

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

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1160 Patterson Road; Suite 201
Grand Junction, CO
 

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Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1212 Bookcliff Avenue; Suite 1
Grand Junction, CO
 

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
2643 Patterson Road; Suite 503
Grand Junction, CO
 

Dr. James Merrell specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery and practices in Grand Junction, CO. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Merrell accepts Medicare insurance.

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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).