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We found 4 plastic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Wesley Chapel, FL.

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Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
27716 Cashford Circle
Wesley Chapel, FL
(813) 406-4448

Dr. Stefano Fusi is a specialist in hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Fusi an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. Dr. Fusi is accepting new patients. He attended Sapienza University of Rome and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Fusi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery & Computer Imaging, Endoscopic Technique, Eyelid Surgery, Facial Implants, ... (Read more)

Scott Steven Gargasz MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2318 Greenbranch Drive; Suite #101
Wesley Chapel, FL
(813) 866-4426

Dr. Scott Gargasz, who practices in Tampa, FL and Wesley Chapel, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Gargasz average 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gargasz include trigger point injections, hand problems, and joint injections. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He trained at Akron General Medical Center for residency. Dr. Gargasz is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Gargasz's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Procedures, Joint Injections, Trigger Point Injections

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Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy, Sleep Medicine, Facial Plastic Surgery
27516 Cashford Circle; Suite 101 - Vitale Institute
Wesley Chapel, FL
(813) 406-4400

Dr. Paul Di Pasquale is a facial plastic surgery, sleep medicine, and otolaryngic allergy specialist in Wesley Chapel, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. 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. Di Pasquale attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Luis Alfredo Laurentin-Perez MD PHD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2615 Windguard Circle; Suite 101
Wesley Chapel, FL
(813) 866-4426; (813) 907-9960

Dr. Luis Laurentin-Perez is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist in Tampa, FL and Wesley Chapel, FL. He 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. Dr. Laurentin-Perez attended medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. He is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital.

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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).