We found 8 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum HMO near Orlando, FL.

Dr. Richard David Klein, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
77 W Underwood Street; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Klein's area of specialization is plastic surgery. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Klein's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Klein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. 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. Brian Patrick Joseph, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
340 N Wymore Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Brian Joseph practices plastic surgery in Winter Park, FL. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. These areas are among Dr. Joseph's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Patient ratings for Dr. Joseph average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Joseph honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He has received distinctions including Voted Best Plastic Surgeon Orlando Magazine; Vitals Voted Best Doctor 5 years in a row; and Vitals Voted Most Compassionate Doctor. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Florida Hospital Orlando.

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

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

Dr. Charles Newman is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Newman's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Newman is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Kenrick Spence is a plastic surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Dr. Spence is affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and subsequently 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. The average patient rating for Dr. Spence is 3.5 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.

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

Dr. Jeffery Michael Feiner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
77 W Underwood Street; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Feiner works as a plastic surgeon in Orlando, FL. His clinical interests include tummy tuck revision, general reconstruction, and breast reconstruction revision. Dr. Feiner is affiliated with South Lake Hospital. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Orlando Joseph Cicilioni Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 209
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Orlando Cicilioni, who practices in Orlando, FL and Maitland, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cicilioni include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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

Dr. Kenneth Robert Lee, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
77 W Underwood Street; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Lee is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Lee's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and a graduate of Orlando Health's residency program. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Breast Implant Removal, Breast Lift, Burn Reconstruction, Facelift, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. George Haynes Pope, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
3872 Oakwater Circle
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. George Pope is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Orlando, FL. Dr. Pope's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pope include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and dermabrasion. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pope is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, 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.
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