We found 7 providers matching breast reconstruction and who accept TRICARE near Lake Success, NY.

Dr. Neil Tanna, MBA, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1991 Marcus Avenue; Suite 102
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Neil Tanna is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Tanna's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is in-network for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Albany Medical College. Dr. Tanna has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Tanna is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt Augmentation, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. Sami Ullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1 Expressway Plaza
Roslyn Heights, NY
 

Dr. Sami Khan sees patients in East Setauket, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, and Roslyn Heights, NY. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed his residency at Christiana Care Health System and Mayo Clinic. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction

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

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Dr. Mark Lawrence Smith, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
450 Lakeville Road; Suite
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Mark Smith practices plastic surgery in New York, NY, Lake Success, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and free flap breast reconstruction. Dr. Smith is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Smith's residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Smith (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language and Spanish. He is affiliated with Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Sanford Dubner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Other
410 Lakeville Road; Suite 310
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Sanford Dubner is a plastic surgeon and head and neck surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dubner include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Dubner is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dubner attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction

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

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Dr. Armen Kevork Kasabian, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1991 Marcus Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Armen Kasabian practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kasabian include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kasabian has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Kasabian (or staff) speaks Armenian and Russian. His professional affiliations include Huntington Hospital, Plainview Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Kasabian's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction, TRAM flap breast reconstruction, breast reconstruction

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

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Dr. Louis Harold Riina, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
999 Franklin Avenue
Garden City, NY
 

Dr. Louis Riina's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Riina include breast augmentation, eyelid surgery, and ear surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Fidelis. Dr. Riina graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Staten Island University Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center (West Islip, NY), and Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation, Facelift, Tummy Tuck, Neck Problems, Lip ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark Francis Scott II, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
300 Community Drive; Department of Surgery
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Mark Scott's areas of specialization are plastic surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and nipple surgery. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Scott is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Scott has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Breast Issues, Nose ... (Read more)

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What is Breast Reconstruction?

Breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast, usually after a mastectomy. The choice of how to proceed after the removal of a breast is a deeply personal one, with some women opting to wear a prosthetic form in a bra, and others choosing to embrace their new breastless form as a reminder of their strength and survival. Those options are perfectly acceptable, but many women feel most comfortable with their missing breast tissue surgically replaced. Breast reconstruction can be part of a patient’s return to normal after experiencing breast cancer.

There are a few different methods used to create the round shape of the breast on the chest. A flap of fat, skin, and muscle can be taken from the side, abdomen or buttock and implanted on the chest to create a breast from the patient’s own tissue. Alternatively, the skin over the chest may be gradually stretched to allow for the placement of an implant. Stretching of the skin is done using expanders, which are similar to breast implants, except they increase in size when saltwater solution is injected into them. Many women also choose to combine the flap procedure with implant placement to achieve their desired result. Once the new breast shape is formed, a nipple can be created and even tattooed to match the other side.

Reconstruction may be done in a single surgery or broken up into multiple procedures:

  • Immediate reconstruction rebuilds the breast right after mastectomy. This method is not recommended if additional chemotherapy or radiation is needed after surgery.
  • Delayed reconstruction occurs after chemotherapy or radiation has been given. These treatments may decrease the volume or alter the color of the reconstructed breast, so they should be completed before the breast is rebuilt. This type of reconstruction may happen weeks, months, or even years after mastectomy.
  • Staged reconstruction splits the reconstructive process into two parts. The first part inserts temporary expanders to stretch the skin and is done immediately after breast removal surgery. The second part replaces the expanders with implants after chemotherapy or radiation treatments have been given.
Breast reconstruction is not perfect. The two breasts may not always look exactly identical, although they will be close. There may be small scars, and a loss of sensation in the reconstructed breast. A reconstructed breast will not produce milk, so you may have trouble breastfeeding. Still, reconstruction is a great option for women who want that part of their appearance back.

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