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We found 12 providers matching breast reduction and who accept HealthLink PPO near Creve Coeur, MO.

Dr. Brent Vern Stromberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
11709 Old Ballas Road; Suite 201
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Brent Stromberg's specialties are plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery. Dr. Stromberg (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Bosnian, Spanish, and French. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Stromberg's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and St. Luke's Hospital. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Stromberg is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stromberg is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Charles Robert Nathan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
845 N New Ballas Court; Suite 300
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Charles Nathan practices plastic surgery in Saint Louis, MO and Chesterfield, MO. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Nathan attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nathan completed residency programs at Lahey Clinic and Ochsner Medical Center. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Nathan is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare PPO, Aetna, and more.

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Dr. Terence Michael Myckatyn, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1020 N. Mason Road; Medical Building Three
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Terence Myckatyn is a hand surgery, trauma surgery, and head & neck plastic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Myckatyn include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Myckatyn attended the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and a hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia.

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

Dr. Samer William Cabbabe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
232 S.woods Mill Road; Suite 450 South
Chesterfield, MO
 

Dr. Samer Cabbabe is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Cabbabe (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. His education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient ratings for Dr. Cabbabe average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cabbabe is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Thomas Vincent Olivier, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
11709 Old Ballas Road; Suite 201
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Thomas Olivier works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Olivier has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Olivier completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Olivier (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Bosnian, Vietnamese, and Russian. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital. Dr. Olivier is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Keith E Brandt, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Hand Surgery, Trauma Surgery
1040 North Mason Road; Suite 110
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Keith Brandt is a plastic surgeon, head and neck surgeon, and hand surgeon in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. Dr. Brandt's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Baylor University Medical Center.

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Dr. Marissa Morningstar M Tenenbaum, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
1020 N. Mason; Suite 110
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum works as a facial plastic surgeon. Dr. Tenenbaum's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and free flap breast reconstruction. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Tenenbaum is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Dr. James Henry Scheu, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
8301 Maryland Avenue; Suite 300
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. James Scheu works as a plastic surgeon in Saint Louis, MO and Saint Peters, MO. These areas are among Dr. Scheu's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, Progress West Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Scheu honors WellPoint, Medicare, and HealthLink insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. David A Caplin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
845 N. New Ballas Court; #300
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. David Caplin is a plastic surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO. Patient ratings for Dr. Caplin average 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Caplin include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Caplin is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. He accepts Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Dr. Patricia Ann McGuire, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
845 North New Ballas Court; Suite 300
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Patricia McGuire is a Saint Louis, MO physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. McGuire is rated highly by her patients. Clinical interests for Dr. McGuire include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She is an in-network provider for Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Dr. Judith Morin Gurley, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
Cityplace 5 845 N New Ballas Court; Suite 300
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Judith Gurley works as a plastic surgeon. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Gurley include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.

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Dr. Robert Allen Young, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
224 South Woods Mill Road; Suite 400
Chesterfield, MO
 

Dr. Robert Young is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Young include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Young takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Coventry Health Care Plans, and more. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. His professional affiliations include St. Luke's Hospital and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. Dr. Young's practice is open to new patients.

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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.