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We found 12 providers matching cosmetic breast surgery and who accept Medicare near Hoffman Estates, IL.

Dr. Anthony James Geroulis, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 3350 Building 3
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Geroulis is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Clinical interests for Dr. Geroulis include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and breast augmentation. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Geroulis include: Fellow of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery and Sandoz Recognition for Innovative Surgery and Continuing Science. Dr. Geroulis (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Stephen Madry is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. After attending Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Madry include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Madry is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with 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 areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Jejurikar is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Jejurikar takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Jejurikar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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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. Bradley Lane Ashpole, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
501 W Golf Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Bradley Ashpole practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Ashpole average 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Ashpole attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Lake Forest Hospital and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reduction, 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 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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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Christopher Pelletiere is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Inverness, IL and Palatine, IL. The average patient rating for Dr. Pelletiere is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Pelletiere's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Pelletiere's residency was performed at Georgetown University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Pelletiere is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Vincent Pelletiere is an Inverness, IL physician who specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Pelletiere is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pelletiere include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Pelletiere is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pelletiere studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Pelletiere completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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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 specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Szczerba is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Szczerba is conversant in Polish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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. These areas are among her clinical interests: thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Negele is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Negele studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Her training includes residency programs at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University.

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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's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and cyst removal. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare. Before completing his residency at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University, Dr. Bazell attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Bazell (or staff) speaks French and Polish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Philip Bushnick practices plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bushnick honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Bushnick is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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

Dr. Renee Burke specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Barrington, IL. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Clinical interests for Dr. Burke include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. Dr. Burke's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare PPO, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

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

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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.