We found 6 plastic surgeons who accept CIGNA PPO near Stony Brook, NY.

Dr. Sami Ullah Khan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Suny - Stony Brook University Medical Center; Hsc, T-19 Room 060
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Sami Khan is a specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Khan honors Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school, he completed his residency training at Christiana Care Health System and Mayo Clinic. Dr. Khan is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

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Dr. Tara Lynn Huston, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Hsc T19 060
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Tara Huston sees patients in Smithtown, NY, East Setauket, NY, and Stony Brook, NY. Her medical specialty is plastic surgery. Her areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, body contouring, and breast reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Huston average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Huston accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Huston is professionally affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Body Contouring, Soft Tissue Reconstruction, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Alexander Bee Dagum, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
T19-060 Health Science Center Drive
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Alexander Dagum practices plastic surgery in East Setauket, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Dagum include facial problems, cleft lip and palate, and eyelid surgery. He is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Dagum trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto for residency.

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

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Dr. Mark A Gelfand, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way, Suite 100
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Mark Gelfand is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: facial problems, eyelid surgery, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, Dr. Gelfand completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Gelfand (or staff) speaks Spanish and Russian.

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Clinical interests: Benign Soft Tissue Tumor, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jason C Ganz, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
Stony Brook Technology Park; 24 Research Way, Suite 100
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jason Ganz is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Ganz include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Georgetown University Hospital. He is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more.

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Clinical interests: Benign Soft Tissue Tumor, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

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Dr. Duc Tri Bui, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
T19-060 Health Science Center Drive
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Duc Bui works as a plastic surgeon in East Setauket, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Bui's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is in-network for Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Breast Surgery, Nose ... (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).