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We found 10 providers matching breast reduction and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Jeremy Boyd White, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3230 Stirling Road; Suite 3
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy White is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete his residency at George Washington University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. White include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. White has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. White (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Drew Evan Schnitt, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1001 Avocado Isle
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Drew Schnitt is a specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Schnitt include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schnitt takes. His education and training includes medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School and residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. In addition to English, Dr. Schnitt (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish.

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Dr. Eric Jason Stelnicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
100 S.e. 15th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Eric Stelnicki's specialty is pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Stelnicki has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: Robert Ivy award, AAPS. Dr. Stelnicki speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Bethesda Health, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Peter Jon Simon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3201 N Federal Highway; Suite 302
Ft Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Peter Simon's specialty is plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Simon is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. David Alan Rankin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2322 E. Oakland Park Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. David Rankin's medical specialty is plastic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rankin include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, and JFK Medical Center. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Rankin completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Russell Frank Sassani, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4161 Nw 5th Street; Suite 100
Plantation, FL
 

Dr. Russell Sassani works as a plastic surgeon in Plantation, FL. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Sassani is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Sassani honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency.

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Dr. John Michael Thomassen, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1754 East Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. John Thomassen works as a plastic surgeon. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Thomassen's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Thomassen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Russian. Dr. Thomassen is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Chance Taylor Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1754 East Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Chance Kaplan specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). On average, patients gave Dr. Kaplan a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Rainer Elmar Sachse, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
2818 E Oakland Park Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Rainer Sachse is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Sachse's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Zoran Potparic, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1116 E Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Zoran Potparic works as a plastic surgeon. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Potparic is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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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.