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We found 4 plastic surgeons who accept Platinum Navigate Plus 0 near New York, NY.

Dr. Charles Kenneth Herman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1050 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Dr. Charles Herman is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Herman attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Herman accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Herman speaks Russian. He is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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Dr. Kevin Howard Ende, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
113 E 39th Street
New York, NY

Dr. Kevin Ende is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. Dr. Ende is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in hair transplant. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Ende is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Hair Transplant

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Specializes in Allergy, Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
Ut, NY

Dr. Radu Mihail is a specialist in allergy, facial plastic surgery, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mihail studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He has received the distinction of Physician of the Year. In addition to English, Dr. Mihail (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Romanian, and Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jennifer Michelle Capla, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
125 E 63rd Street
New York, NY

Dr. Jennifer Capla is a plastic surgery specialist. She is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Capla's areas of expertise include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Capla honors. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Thigh Lift, Tummy Tuck, Body Contouring after Weight Loss, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast ... (Read more)

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What is Plastic Surgery?

When you hear the words “plastic surgeon,” you might call to mind actresses with outlandish body proportions or aging stars with surreal facial features. Plastic surgery to alter appearance is referred to as “aesthetic” or “cosmetic” surgery. As is the case with celebrities, cosmetic surgery is often performed to change the appearance of a feature that a patient has always disliked, or to prevent changes from happening due to aging. However, cosmetic surgery can also restore appearance after an injury or illness -- when a medical condition leaves a physical mark that makes a patient look different, it can be very upsetting. Cosmetic plastic surgery gives patients more control over how they look.

But plastic surgery is about much more than changing someone's appearance. Plastic surgery is also about changing the form and function of the body, and often that means restoring what has been lost to injury or illness. A body part can lose its ability to function (meaning, for example, to move, grip, protect underlying tissues, or feel sensation) to many causes. Some common ones are burns, infections, injuries (e.g. from car accidents), illnesses (such as cancer), problems present from birth (such as cleft palate), or even scar tissue from previous surgeries. When plastic surgery is used to repair a damaged part, it is called “reconstructive surgery.” Reconstructive procedures restore the abilities of the patient so that they can use their body in as normal and healthy a way as possible.

Plastic surgeons are experts at safely moving tissue from one part of the body to another, using microsurgery techniques to reconnect the tiny blood vessels and nerves. They use these skills not only to improve appearance (cosmetic surgery), but also to repair damaged body parts (reconstructive surgery).