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We found 3 plastic surgeons who accept Humana Catastrophic near Venice, FL.

Dr. Matthew Joseph Bonanno, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1295 Jacaranda Boulevard
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Bonanno is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Bonanno (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Italian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bonanno include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Bonanno is affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Bonanno has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

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Dr. David Yan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. David Yan's medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Yan has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Yan attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His professional affiliations include Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Yale New Haven Health System, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Yan's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Nose Reconstruction, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles L Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
329 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Charles Rodriguez's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Before completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital and Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Rodriguez attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Rodriguez include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rodriguez 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. Dr. Rodriguez is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Clinical interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

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What is Plastic Surgery?

When you hear the words “plastic surgeon,” you might call to mind actresses with outlandish body proportions or aging stars with surreal facial features. Plastic surgery to alter appearance is referred to as “aesthetic” or “cosmetic” surgery. As is the case with celebrities, cosmetic surgery is often performed to change the appearance of a feature that a patient has always disliked, or to prevent changes from happening due to aging. However, cosmetic surgery can also restore appearance after an injury or illness -- when a medical condition leaves a physical mark that makes a patient look different, it can be very upsetting. Cosmetic plastic surgery gives patients more control over how they look.

But plastic surgery is about much more than changing someone's appearance. Plastic surgery is also about changing the form and function of the body, and often that means restoring what has been lost to injury or illness. A body part can lose its ability to function (meaning, for example, to move, grip, protect underlying tissues, or feel sensation) to many causes. Some common ones are burns, infections, injuries (e.g. from car accidents), illnesses (such as cancer), problems present from birth (such as cleft palate), or even scar tissue from previous surgeries. When plastic surgery is used to repair a damaged part, it is called “reconstructive surgery.” Reconstructive procedures restore the abilities of the patient so that they can use their body in as normal and healthy a way as possible.

Plastic surgeons are experts at safely moving tissue from one part of the body to another, using microsurgery techniques to reconnect the tiny blood vessels and nerves. They use these skills not only to improve appearance (cosmetic surgery), but also to repair damaged body parts (reconstructive surgery).