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Dr. Michael Jeffery McNeel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
823 Campbell Hill Street Nw
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Michael McNeel is a specialist in plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. McNeel include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and vaginal rejuvenation. Dr. McNeel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Northside Hospital - Cherokee, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. McNeel has received distinctions including Served on many advisory boards for breast implants and injectables and Clinical trial investigator for Mentor, Allergen and Ideal Implant manufacturers.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Muriel Keith Hanna Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
823 Campbell Hill Street Nw
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Muriel Hanna is a plastic surgeon in Woodstock, GA and Marietta, GA. He attended Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hanna include dermabrasion, vaginoplasty, and vaginal rejuvenation. Dr. Hanna has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hanna is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Eyelid ... (Read more)

Dr. James Edgar Leake, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
120 Vann Street Ne; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. James Leake is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. After attending Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school, Dr. Leake completed his residency training at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leake takes. He has received professional recognition including the following: RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Leake is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Leake is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Keith West, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
823 Campbell Hill Street Nw
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Donald West's specialty is plastic surgery. Before completing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. West attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. West's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. West has received professional recognition including the following: Atlanta Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Jared Samuel Friedman, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
840 Church Street; Suite A-1
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Jared Friedman specializes in dermatology (skin disorders). He has a special interest in dysport injection and botox injection. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Friedman takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Friedman attended Medical College of Georgia for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Botox Injection, Dysport Injection

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 54
  • Charge (avg.): $1,028 - $1,801
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $470 - $830
Dr. Michael Petrosky, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
120 Vann Street Ne; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Michael Petrosky is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Petrosky include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patients gave Dr. Petrosky an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Named one of Atlanta's Top Doctors; Atlanta Magazine; and Professional Recognition: Past Chief of Plastic Surgery, Kennestone Hopsital. Dr. Petrosky is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Marcus H Crawford, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
670 North Avenue; Suite 300
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Marcus Crawford specializes in plastic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Crawford's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and vaginoplasty. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Crawford's professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Northside Hospital, and WellStar Paulding Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Corey Patrick Harkins, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
120 Vann Street Ne; Suite 150
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Corey Harkins is a plastic surgery specialist in Marietta, GA. Clinical interests for Dr. Harkins include dermabrasion, vaginal rejuvenation, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Harkins's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended Medical College of Georgia for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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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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