We found 22 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Humana near Miami, FL.

Dr. William Scott McDonald, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 509
Miami, FL
 

Dr. William McDonald's medical specialty is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McDonald takes. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport.

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

Dr. Stephen Anthony Wolfe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
3100 Sw 62 Avenue, Mch Plastic Surgery; Suite 2230
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Wolfe is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Wolfe (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and French. His clinical interests include thyroid problems, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He attended Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. The average patient rating for Dr. Wolfe is 3.5 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. Wolfe takes. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Down Syndrome, Ptosis Repair, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. George Michael Varkarakis, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 902
Miami, FL
 

Dr. George Varkarakis is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Miami, FL. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Clinical interests for Dr. Varkarakis include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave Dr. Varkarakis an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Varkarakis include: Top Doctor's Honors Edition, Who's Who; America's Top Surgeons 2015, Consumer's Research Council Of America; and Patients Choice Award, vitals. Dr. Varkarakis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

Dr. Randy Bruce Miller, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
150 W Flagler Street; Museum Tower, Penthouse
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Randy Miller specializes in plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Miami, FL and Coconut Grove, FL. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Miller's professional affiliations include Doctors Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Miller attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Sclerotherapy, Chin Implants, Nipple ... (Read more)

Dr. Seth R Thaller, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Seth Thaller works as a plastic surgeon in Miami, FL. These areas are among Dr. Thaller's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami VA Healthcare System, and West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and Montefiore Medical Center. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Thaller accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thaller has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Burn ... (Read more)

Dr. Tal Teddy Roudner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
550 Biltmore Way; Suite 890
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Tal Roudner's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Roudner attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for AvMed, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Vitals Top 10 Doctor Award; Patients' Choice Award; and Most Compassionate Doctor Award. Dr. Roudner (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nidal Masri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1100 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Nidal Masri's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Masri's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He honors several insurance carriers, including AvMed, Cigna, and Aetna. Before performing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Masri attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: RealSelf Top Doctor. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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. Leonard Arthur Roudner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
550 Biltmore Way; Suite 890
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Leonard Roudner is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Roudner graduated from The University of Melbourne Medical School. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer, nipple surgery, and injectable fillers. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including AvMed, Cigna, and Aetna. Dr. Roudner is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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All Interests: Tummy Tuck, Neck Problems, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Broudo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
1100 Sw 57th Avenue; Suite 100
West Miami, FL
 

Dr. Mark Broudo is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. He works in West Miami, FL, Miami, FL, and Aventura, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Broudo include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Broudo accepts several insurance carriers, including AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. Dr. Broudo is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Broudo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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

Dr. Thomas John Zaydon Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 509
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Zaydon's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, tummy tuck revision, and body contouring after weight loss. Dr. Zaydon takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zaydon is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Zaydon trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Monmouth Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Zaydon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and South Miami Hospital.

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

Dr. Ronald Emilio Reyna, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3850 Bird Road; Suite 102
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Reyna is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Reyna is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Reyna trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reyna include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). On average, patients gave Dr. Reyna a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors AvMed, Humana, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Jorge Luis De La Pedraja, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2601 Douglas Road; Suite 801
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jorge De La Pedraja works as a plastic surgeon in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. De La Pedraja's residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. De La Pedraja takes AvMed, Coventry, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Onelio Garcia Jr Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7100 W 20th Avenue; Suite 110
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Onelio Garcia practices plastic surgery in Hialeah, FL and Miami, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Garcia 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. Dr. Garcia trained at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Garcia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Portuguese. His professional affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Richard Jay Lung, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
401 Coral Way; Suite 408
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Richard Lung practices plastic surgery in Coral Gables, FL. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Panama School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lung's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lung is an in-network provider for Vista Health Plan, Coventry, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital.

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Dr. Benjamin Joseph Cousins, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Benjamin Cousins is a plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery specialist. Patients rated Dr. Cousins highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He is an in-network provider for Cigna, Humana, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada, Dr. Cousins attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Cousins has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. His professional affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Dr. Daniel Eduardo Careaga, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
564 Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Careaga is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Careaga graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Careaga's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Careaga is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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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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