We found 10 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO near Hoffman Estates, IL.

Dr. Stephen A Madry, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 308, Wimmer Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Madry works as a plastic surgeon. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Madry takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Madry's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,158
  • Medicare Cost: $666
Dr. Sandeep S Jejurikar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 601
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jejurikar include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Jejurikar trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for his residency. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Jejurikar's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 302
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kagan is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Kagan's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botulinum toxin injection. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Kagan attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Kagan has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Christopher Vincent Pelletiere, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1602 W Colonial Parkway
Inverness, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Pelletiere practices plastic surgery and hand surgery in Inverness, IL and Palatine, IL. Dr. Pelletiere's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pelletiere takes. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Pelletiere has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1602 W Colonial Parkway
Inverness, IL
 

Dr. Vincent Pelletiere is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Inverness, IL. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Pelletiere attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pelletiere honors.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

Dr. Stefan M Szczerba, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 West Higgins Road; Suite 380
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Stefan Szczerba works as a plastic surgeon in Chicago, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Rosemont, IL. Dr. Szczerba attended medical school at Rush Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Szczerba trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Szczerba is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Polish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Trista Margit Negele, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 305, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Trista Negele specializes in plastic surgery. Her clinical interests include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Negele honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Negele attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast lift

All Interests: Breast Lift, Juvederm, Burns, Otoplasty, Skin Cancer, Ear Problems, Scar Revision, Thigh Lift, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Michael Bazell, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
20 Executive Court; Suite 3
South Barrington, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Bazell's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Bazell (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Polish. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and cyst removal. Dr. Bazell is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Patients gave Dr. Bazell an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Philip N Bushnick, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 205
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Philip Bushnick is a plastic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Bushnick's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Bushnick attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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Dr. Renee Burke, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 205
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Renee Burke practices plastic surgery in Hoffman Estates, IL and Barrington, IL. Her clinical interests include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. Dr. Burke is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Burke is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare PPO.

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What is Cosmetic Breast Surgery?

When a woman is dissatisfied with the appearance of her breasts, she may consider cosmetic breast surgery. Lack of tissue, sagging due to breastfeeding, and deformities present at birth are some of the most common reasons why women may choose to surgically enhance their breasts. Breast augmentation and breast lift are the most frequently performed cosmetic procedures on the breast.

In breast augmentation, enlargement of the breast is accomplished using either implants or the patient’s own fat. Implants are clear shells that may be filled with saltwater solution or silicone. They come in varying sizes and shapes. There are different approaches to placing the implant as well. Incision locations can be:

  • Peri-areolar, or around the outline of the areola.
  • Inframammary, or along the crease of the breast.
  • Transaxillary, or through the armpit.
  • Transumbilical, or through the belly button.
You and your surgeon will discuss your needs, preferences, and limitations to determine the type of implant and incision to use.

Using one’s own fat for breast enlargement starts with a procedure called liposuction, which is the removal of excess fat from other parts of the body. After the fat is collected, it is rid of impurities and then injected into the breast. This option suits those who do not wish to have foreign materials placed inside their bodies.

Deformities such as tubular breasts may also be corrected using breast augmentation. Tubular breasts are characterized by small, droopy breasts and a narrow base. Aside from placement of an implant, the surgeon cuts the breast tissue to release the tightness and make the base wider.

Breast implants are not lifelong devices. They may rupture or you may develop capsular contracture, which is the hardening of scar tissue around the implant. If these complications occur, you may need to get another surgery to replace or remove your implants.

While a breast augmentation enlarges the breast, a breast lift, also called mastopexy, raises the breast by repositioning the nipple and removing excess skin. Breast lifts can be done using three techniques. If there is only a small amount of sagging, removal of excess skin around the outline of the areola may accomplish the desired result. This technique is called a doughnut lift. If your nipples are just at or slightly below the level of your breast fold, your surgeon may recommend a lollipop lift. This type of lift involves a doughnut lift and a vertical incision from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease. If you have a lot of excess skin, your surgeon may recommend an anchor lift. This technique is similar to the lollipop lift, but it also involves a crescent-shaped incision along the breast fold to be able to remove more excess skin. Sometimes loss of breast volume accompanies sagging. If this is the case, an augmentation can be performed in combination with the lift procedure.

Because nerves around the nipple are cut during surgery and need time to heal, temporary loss of sensation in this area is common after having a breast lift. Sensation is usually regained after several weeks to a few months. Although uncommon, loss of sensation may also be permanent, especially if a significant amount of tissue around the nipple was removed.

Both breast augmentation and breast lift are typically done in an outpatient facility and do not require a hospital stay. Following surgery, you should apply a cold compress over your breasts for the first 24 hours and keep your upper body elevated -- even during sleep -- for the first few days. You will also be given a special type of bra to wear while you are recovering. Using cold compresses, staying elevated, and wearing the special bra help minimize swelling and pain. Strenuous activities like running and working out should be avoided for four to six weeks, but light exercise may be started about one week after your procedure.