We found 13 providers matching breast reduction and who accept MyBlue Bronze 1601 near South Miami, FL.

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

Dr. William McDonald is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. McDonald's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport.

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

Dr. Stephen Wolfe is a plastic surgery and general surgery specialist. After attending Harvard Medical School, he completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and thyroid problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Wolfe a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wolfe is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Wolfe (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French. Dr. Wolfe is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Roger Khalil Khouri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
2750 Douglas Road
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roger Khouri is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Khouri average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khouri 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 American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Khouri include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Khouri (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

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

Dr. George Varkarakis' area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Varkarakis include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Varkarakis takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Varkarakis attended the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Varkarakis include: Patient choice award --- vitals.com and Peer Reviewer --- Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Varkarakis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek. His professional affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. Dr. Varkarakis is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

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Dr. Deirdre Margaret Marshall, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6360 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Deirdre Marshall specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Marshall include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. On average, patients gave Dr. Marshall a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Marshall attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Marshall trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. She has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Marshall (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Marshall's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Seth Thaller practices plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Thaller include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami VA Healthcare System, and West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. Dr. Thaller graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and Montefiore Medical Center for residency. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Thaller 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. Thaller's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Thomas John Zaydon Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
9060 Sw 73 Court
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Zaydon specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Homestead, FL. Patients gave Dr. Zaydon an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Monmouth Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School, Dr. Zaydon attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Zaydon speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Max Lionel Polo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6280 Sunset Drive; Suite 501
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Max Polo is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Polo include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Polo accepts. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at UNC Hospitals and Maimonides Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Polo is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Dr. Randy Bruce Miller, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 506
Coconut Grove, FL
 

Dr. Randy Miller's areas of specialization are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery; he sees patients in Miami, FL and Coconut Grove, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Miller is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Miller attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Rafael David Gottenger, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7330 Sw 62nd Place; Suite 205
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Gottenger specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Miami, FL and South Miami, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Gottenger average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gottenger's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. His education and training includes medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine and residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. Dr. Gottenger (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German. Dr. Gottenger is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Dr. Onelio Garcia Jr Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3850 Bird Road; #102
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Onelio Garcia is a plastic surgery specialist. Dr. Garcia's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Garcia graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Garcia (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. John Christopher Oeltjen, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
8740 Sw 88th Street; Suite 218
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Oeltjen is a plastic surgery specialist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Oeltjen's clinical interests: general reconstruction, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and free flap breast reconstruction. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Oeltjen completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Dr. George A Levine, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
8700 N Kendall Drive; #102
Miami, FL
 

Dr. George Levine is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in plastic surgery and pediatric surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Levine's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levine accepts. Dr. Levine graduated from New York Medical College.

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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.