We found 10 providers matching breast reduction and who accept Medicare near Cary, NC.

Dr. Benjamin Chadwick Wood, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2304 Wesvill Court; Suite 360
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Benjamin Wood is a specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Wood include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wood is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Wood has received include Georgiade Award - NC Society of Plastic Surgeons; Gold Humanism Honor Society - Wake Forest School of Medicine Abbate Christian Medical Scholarship; and NIH Research Fellowship Smallwood Foundation Research Grant. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Wood's hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's National Health System and Duke Raleigh Hospital.

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Dr. William Todd Stoeckel, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
300 Keisler Drive; Suite 102
Cary, NC
 

Dr. William Stoeckel, who practices in Cary, NC, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stoeckel's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He accepts Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and performed his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He has received distinctions including Best of Western Wake County Plastic Surgeon; Cary Magazine Top Doc; and Best of Western Wake County Plastic Surgeon, Honorable Mention 2015 RealSelf Top Doctor.

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Dr. Donald L. A. Oschwald Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3633 Harden Road; Suite 200
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Donald Oschwald's specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Oschwald accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Oschwald trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Duke Raleigh Hospital.

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Dr. William Arnold Lambeth III, Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Other
4201 Lake Boone Trail; Suite 103
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. William Lambeth is a specialist in plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery. He works in Raleigh, NC. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. Dr. Lambeth accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Lambeth studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Duke University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Duke Raleigh Hospital and Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

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Dr. Peter Alexander Kreymerman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
3731 Nw Cary Parkway; Suite 101
Cary, NC
 

Dr. Peter Kreymerman specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery and practices in Cary, NC and Morehead City, NC. Dr. Kreymerman's clinical interests include breast reconstruction revision, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Kreymerman has received professional recognition including the following: Professional Recognition: Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery, Campbell University. He speaks Russian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include CarolinaEast Medical Center and Carteret County General Hospital.

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Dr. Richard Edward Carlino, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
3633 Harden Road; Suite 200
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Richard Carlino is a medical specialist in facial plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Carlino include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Carlino is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Mary Ellen Mangano Award, Univ of Massachusetts Medical Center.

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Dr. Roger Bivins Russell, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3633 Harden Road; Suite 200
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Roger Russell is a Raleigh, NC physician who specializes in plastic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Russell's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Russell has received the following distinctions: Parlimentarian, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons; President, North Carolina Society of Plastic Surgeons; and Reynolds Scholar, Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Matthew West Blanton, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
3633 Harden Road; Suite 200
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Matthew Blanton's medical specialty is plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Blanton's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. After attending Duke University School of Medicine and Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1805 Kildaire Farm Road
Cary, NC
 

Dr. Donald Hanna is a Cary, NC physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hanna include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Hanna attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Duke Raleigh Hospital.

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Dr. Sanjay Venkat Daluvoy, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3633 Harden Road; Suite 200
Raleigh, NC
 

Dr. Sanjay Daluvoy is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Daluvoy include breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, and breast implants. He is affiliated with Duke Raleigh Hospital. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Daluvoy takes Medicare insurance.

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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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