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We found 5 plastic surgeons who accept Silver Navigate 2000 near Wesley Chapel, FL.

Dr. Scott Steven Gargasz, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2318 Greenbranch Drive; Suite #101
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Scott Gargasz's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He practices in Tampa, FL and Wesley Chapel, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. He has indicated that his clinical interests include trigger point injections, hand problems, and joint injections. Dr. Gargasz is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Akron General Medical Center. Dr. Gargasz is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Gargasz 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.

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

Dr. Paul Ramon Albear, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
26844 Tanic Drive
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Paul Albear is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Albear studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Albear honors United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He is affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH) and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Paul Di Pasquale is a facial plastic surgery, sleep medicine, and otolaryngic allergy specialist in Wesley Chapel, FL. Dr. Di Pasquale is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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.

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Dr. Gamal Peter Fakhre, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2541 Windguard Circle
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. G. Fakhre is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Wesley Chapel, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fakhre include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Fakhre accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Luis Alfredo Laurentin Perez, PhD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2615 Windguard Circle; Suite 101
Wesley Chapel, FL
 

Dr. Luis Laurentin-Perez is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Laurentin-Perez is professionally 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).