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We found 4 plastic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Buffalo Grove, IL.

Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
150 Half Day Road; Suite 103
Buffalo Grove, IL

Dr. Robert Kagan practices plastic surgery and hand surgery in Elk Grove Village, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Kagan include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botulinum toxin injection. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kagan is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kagan has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor.

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

Dr. Arun Kumar Gosain, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Outpatient Center In Lake Forest; 900 N. Westmoreland
Lake Forest, IL

Dr. Arun Gosain is a pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, eyelid surgery, and general reconstruction. Dr. Gosain is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at The University Hospital, Newark, a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Gosain is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Rhinoplasty, Microsurgery, Down Syndrome, Nose Surgery, Pec Implants, Cleft Lip and ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence O Martin, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1430 N. Arlington Heights Road; Suite 214
Arlington Heights, IL

Dr. Lawrence Martin is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: facial problems, blepharoplasty, and chin surgery. Dr. Martin is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver for residency.

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Clinical interests: Rhinoplasty, Chin Surgery, Otoplasty, Facelift, Forehead Lift, Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. John A Kotis, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1359 Dundee Road
Buffalo Grove, IL

Dr. John Kotis works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Arlington Heights, IL and Buffalo Grove, IL. Patients gave Dr. Kotis an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial 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).