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We found 10 providers matching flap reconstruction and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Hinsdale, IL.

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Dr. Joseph Lee Daw Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
40 S. Clay Street; Suite 200
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Daw works as a plastic surgeon and oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Hinsdale, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Lisle, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, body contouring, and botox injection. The average patient rating for Dr. Daw is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Daw honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Carle Foundation Hospital and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Daw has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,441
  • Medicare Cost: $390
Dr. Sandeep S Jejurikar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
3800 Highland Avenue; #106
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jejurikar include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Jejurikar is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Jejurikar completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Gerard Danahey, PhD, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1801 S Highland Avenue; Suite 220
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Danahey is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Danahey an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in cleft lip and palate, plastic surgery procedures, and collagen injections. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Danahey honors. He obtained his medical school training at Ohio State University College of Medicine and performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Danahey is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Problems, Rhinoplasty, Cleft Lip and Palate, Plastic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,366
  • Medicare Cost: $351
Dr. Victor G Cimino, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1s224 and 1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Victor Cimino sees patients in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, Melrose Park, IL, and Homer Glen, IL. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Cimino is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Center for Health at Homer Glen. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cimino accepts. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school, Dr. Cimino completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Parit Arun Patel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6800 North Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Parit Patel is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Maywood, IL, Hines, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), body contouring, and collagen injections. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), and Ronald McDonald Children's Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Otoplasty, Forehead Lift, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2425 W 22nd Street; Suite 213
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Ricardo Izquierdo is a plastic surgeon in Oak Brook, IL and Naperville, IL. He speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Izquierdo include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Izquierdo is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Izquierdo graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Izquierdo average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nabil Antoine Barakat, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery
1200 S. York Road; Suite 3200
Elmhurst, IL
 

Dr. Nabil Barakat is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barakat include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barakat (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Polish. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexandrina S Saulis, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
120 E Ogden Avenue; Suite 204
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Alexandrina Saulis is a plastic surgeon in Hinsdale, IL. In addition to English, she speaks German. These areas are among her clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Saulis is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Saulis graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Salvino, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
911 North Elm; Suite 216
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Salvino is a specialist in plastic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Salvino include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Salvino is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Salvino is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Palos Community Hospital. Dr. Salvino is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Body Contouring, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Gilbert E Tresley, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
120 Oakbrook Center; Suite 809
Oak Brook, IL
 

Dr. Gilbert Tresley, who practices in Oak Brook, IL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Tresley's areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO insurance. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Tresley's professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

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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.