We found 8 providers matching flap reconstruction and who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Orlando, FL.

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

Dr. Richard Klein specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Orlando, FL. Dr. Klein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Klein is affiliated with Orlando Health. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Klein honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (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. Clinical interests for Dr. Newman include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. Dr. Newman is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Newman is an in-network provider for 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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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Luis J Herrera, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1400 S. Orange Ave. Mp-700
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Luis Herrera's medical specialty is general surgery and thoracic surgery. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Herrera completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Herrera is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $4,277
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $709
Dr. Jeffery Michael Feiner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
77 W Underwood Street; 4th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Feiner practices plastic surgery in Orlando, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Feiner include tummy tuck revision, general reconstruction, and breast reconstruction revision. Dr. Feiner takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Feiner is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Nipple Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Orlando Cicilioni's specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. He practices in Orlando, FL and Maitland, FL. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Cicilioni's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. Cicilioni is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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's medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors. Dr. Lee graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Lee trained at Orlando Health. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Richard Arabitg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
95 W Kaley Street
Orlando, FL
 

Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

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

Dr. George Pope works as a plastic surgeon in Orlando, FL. Dr. Pope's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and dermabrasion. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. 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. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

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What is Flap Reconstruction?

Flap reconstruction is a surgical procedure in which healthy tissue is taken (or harvested) from one area of the body, called a donor site, and then transferred to a damaged area, or recipient site. The most common types of tissue used in flap reconstruction are skin, muscle, and a combination of skin and muscle, called musculocutaneous tissue. Flaps are like grafts in that they both involve harvesting and transferring tissue, but they differ in one important way. Flaps are placed onto the recipient site with their own blood supply, whereas grafts are not.

Flaps are used to reconstruct large or deep wounds, as well repair physical deformities. For example, some nasal defects can be corrected using forehead flaps. Another common procedure that uses flaps is breast reconstruction, which is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast after mastectomy (breast removal). The ability to use musculocutaneous tissue makes flaps ideal for this type of reconstructive surgery. In addition, the included blood supply in flaps brings needed oxygen and nutrients to the recipient site, promoting healing.

During flap surgery, an enormous amount of attention needs to be paid to the blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). To retain the flap’s blood supply, the surgeon might form a pedicle, which is a bridge of tissue and blood vessels that connects the flap to the site it originates from. The flap is connected to its blood supply through this pedicle. It is removed only after the surgical team has made sure that the flap has healed enough to survive without it. This type of flap is called a pedicled flap.

Blood vessels may also be detached from the flap when it is harvested, and then reattached at the new location. Since the flap is not pedicled to its donor site, it is referred to as a free flap. To be able to connect blood vessels with accuracy, surgeons must use very tiny tools and special microscopes. For this reason, this type of flap reconstruction is also often called microvascular flap surgery. One advantage of free or microvascular flaps is that they are ideal for repairing larger areas, like an extensive wound or defect on the leg.

Depending on how involved your flap reconstruction is, you may have to stay in the hospital for several days after the procedure. It may take six to eight weeks for the incisions to heal, and a year or more for the scars to fully fade.

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