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We found 6 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Maitland, FL.

Dr. George Dimitrios Papanicolaou, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
1000 N. Maitland Avenue; Suite B
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. George Papanicolaou is a plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery specialist. Dr. Papanicolaou (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Greek, and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Papanicolaou include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Papanicolaou's hospital/clinic affiliations include Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health. He graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Washington Hospital Center, Summa Health System, and Orlando Regional Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Papanicolaou honors.

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

Dr. Charles Edwin Newman Jr Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
444 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Charles Newman is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Newman is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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

Dr. Orlando Joseph Cicilioni Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
1000 N. Maitland Avenue; Suite B
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Orlando Cicilioni's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and general surgery; he sees patients in Orlando, FL and Maitland, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Cicilioni is affiliated with Orlando Health. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Cicilioni attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Dr. Cicilioni's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Kenrick Anthony Spence I, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
130 Hillcrest Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Kenrick Spence is a specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Spence is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital of Saint Raphael, a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Spence include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). On average, patients gave Dr. Spence a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Spence accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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

Dr. Lauren Patrice Archer, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2600 Lake Lucien Drive; Suite 180
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Lauren Archer works as a plastic surgeon. Her areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. She is affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Archer graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Archer's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. The average patient rating for Dr. Archer is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Saulius Jurgis Jankauskas, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
521 W State Road 434
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. Saulius Jankauskas' specialty is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jankauskas is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Jankauskas is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (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.