We found 10 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Humana near Aventura, FL.

Dr. Jeremy Boyd White, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
2999 Ne 191 Street; Suite 330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy White is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. White average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. White's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Holy Cross Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. White has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. White (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Dr. Drew Evan Schnitt, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 490
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Drew Schnitt is a physician who specializes in hand surgery, general surgery, and pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schnitt include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Schnitt is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Schnitt attended Eastern Virginia Medical School and subsequently trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Schnitt (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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

Dr. Yoav Barnavon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 550
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Yoav Barnavon practices pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Barnavon's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Barnavon has received include Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Barnavon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and Chinese.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Down Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas John Zaydon Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
20800 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 203
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Zaydon is a plastic surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Zaydon's clinical interests: thigh lift, tummy tuck revision, and body contouring after weight loss. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Monmouth Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School for residency. Dr. Zaydon's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Juvederm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nidal Masri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4330 Sheridan Street; Suite 102
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Nidal Masri specializes in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Masri include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors AvMed, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Masri trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He has received professional recognition including the following: RealSelf Top Doctor. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gabriel Ellis Salloum, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Legal Medicine
2999 Ne 191st Street; Ph1
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Gabriel Salloum specializes in plastic surgery, hand surgery, and legal medicine. Dr. Salloum is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Salloum speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and Doctors Hospital. Dr. Salloum's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jeffery Craig Uecker, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
3449 Johnson Street; Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Uecker is a physician who specializes in pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Clinical interests for Dr. Uecker include chin implants, eyelid surgery, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Uecker has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Chin Implants, Breast Lift, Facelift, Arm Lift, Gynecomastia Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Andres Guillermo Sarraga, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
21110 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 103
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Andres Sarraga specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Aventura, FL. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sarraga include breast reconstruction revision, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Sarraga takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Mark Broudo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3575 Ne 207 Street; Suite B6a
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Mark Broudo, who practices in Miami, FL, West Miami, FL, and Aventura, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Broudo include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed Dr. Broudo at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Broudo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Broudo is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital of Miami.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4330 Sheridan Street; 102
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Caplan is a Hollywood, FL physician who specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Caplan's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and St. George's University School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Caplan an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, ... (Read more)

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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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