We found 5 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Humana HMO Premier near Olathe, KS.

Dr. John B Moore IV, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
20375 West 151 Street; Suite 370
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. J. Moore is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Moore's education and training includes medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Moore include migraine, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Moore takes. Dr. Moore has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Dr. Wojciech Henryk Przylecki, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
20375 West 151 Street; Suite 370
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Wojciech Przylecki is a plastic surgeon. Dr. Przylecki's areas of expertise include free vascularized bone grafting, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring. He is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center and The University of Kansas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended Harvard Medical School and the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. In addition to English, he speaks Polish.

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Dr. Jeffrey William Colyer, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
10600 Quivira Road; Suite 400
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Jeffrey Colyer is a plastic surgery specialist. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Washington Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Colyer's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Colyer has received distinctions including Named to several Top Plastic Surgeon lists.; White House Fellow-second Kansan and first plastic surgeon ever selected.; and Featured on 60 Minutes, Scars of War.. He is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH).

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Dr. Federico E Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
20375 West 151 Street; Suite 370
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Federico Gonzalez, who practices in Olathe, KS, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, tummy tuck revision, and general reconstruction. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gonzalez accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he performed his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Gonzalez is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Dr. Bradley W Storm, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
20375 West 151 Street; Suite 370
Olathe, KS
 

Dr. Bradley Storm's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He practices in Olathe, KS. After attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. His clinical interests include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Patients gave Dr. Storm an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Storm has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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What is Breast Reduction?

Breast reduction is a surgery to remove excess fat, glandular tissue, and skin from the breasts in order to ease discomfort.

When women have unusually large breasts, the weight of the breast tissue can cause significant pain in the back, neck, and shoulders. If the breast tissue pulls the shoulders down in a certain way, nerve problems can result, leading to a feeling of pins and needles in the arms and hands. The skin underneath large breasts can suffer from rashes. Women with unusually large or heavy breasts might not be able to participate in sports or other activities that they would like to do. Large breasts can also lead to unwanted attention and a significant loss of self-esteem for many women.

Some men may also seek to have breast reduction surgery. Due to certain hormonal disorders, men can sometimes develop enlarged breast tissue, called gynecomastia. This condition can be a source of great emotional distress.

During a breast reduction surgery, the patient is usually ‘put to sleep’ with general anesthesia. An incision is made around the areola, the dark area around the nipple, and sometimes down the underside of the breast as well. Through this incision, the breast tissue is removed, lifted, and shaped. The areola and nipple are repositioned higher on the breast. Then the new breast is sutured, or sewn closed. The entire procedure takes between two and five hours. For several weeks after the reduction, the new breasts will be swollen from surgery, and their size will continue to change until healing is complete. Scars are usually small but visible right after surgery, but they fade after several months.

In order to be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery, a patient must be in good general health, not significantly overweight, not a smoker (or able to stop smoking temporarily), and old enough that the patient’s breasts have finished developing. Although there are several good reasons to undergo breast reduction surgery, there are risks as well. Some of these risks are related to surgery in general, such as risks for anesthesia or blood clots. Others are specific to breast reduction surgery, and they include the risk of asymmetrical breasts, decreased sensation in the breasts, or an inability to breastfeed in the future.
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