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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 practices plastic surgery. He speaks Russian. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Herman is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Herman average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Herman accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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

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

Dr. Radu Mihail is an allergist, facial plastic surgeon, and otolaryngologist. Dr. Mihail (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Romanian, and Spanish. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Physician of the Year. Dr. Mihail's practice is open to new patients.

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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's areas of specialization are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Ende an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hair transplant. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Ende has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Hair Transplant

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

Dr. Jennifer Capla works as a plastic surgeon in New York, NY. Her areas of expertise include thigh lift, tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and body contouring after weight loss. Dr. Capla studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Capla honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. 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).