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Dr. Ergun Kocak, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2139 Auburn Avenue; Cancer Center - Level D
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Ergun Kocak's area of specialization is plastic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kocak include breast augmentation, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Kocak's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Christ Hospital Health Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Christ Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kocak attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Ohio State University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Turkish.

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Dr. Christopher Neil Vashi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road; 1 Plastic Surgery Plaza
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Vashi is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vashi include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vashi accepts. He graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University and then he performed his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit.

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Dr. Robert P Hummel III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Robert Hummel is a plastic surgeon. Dr. Hummel attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Hummel include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hummel's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Dr. Gene E Ireland, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Gene Ireland's area of specialization is plastic surgery. After attending the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Dr. Ireland completed his residency training at Parkland Health & Hospital System, a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ireland is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and West Hospital.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Septoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down Syndrome, Nose ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gregory Leadbetter, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Michael Leadbetter works as a plastic surgeon. These areas are among Dr. Leadbetter's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, Dr. Leadbetter attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and The Christ Hospital Health Network.

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Dr. Daniel G Kuy, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3825 Edward Road; Suite 550
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Daniel Kuy specializes in plastic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kuy completed residency programs at Bellevue Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Kuy include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Kuy is affiliated with The Jewish Hospital, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and Anderson Hospital.

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Dr. Michael J Columbus, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Michael Columbus' area of specialization is plastic surgery. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Columbus trained at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Columbus average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Columbus is professionally affiliated with The Jewish Hospital and St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Dr. Richard Bryan Williams, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Richard Williams is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Before completing his residency at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati and Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Williams attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Allison E Lied, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4460 Red Bank Road; Suite 120
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Allison Lied is a plastic surgery and pediatric emergency medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lied include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Lied's hospital/clinic affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, West Hospital, and The Christ Hospital Health Network. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Steven L Robinson, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4850 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Steven Robinson's specialty is plastic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Robinson honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and Fairfield Hospital.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. David Billmire is a general surgery and head & neck plastic surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Billmire studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Dr. Christopher Burnside Gordon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue; Ml 2020
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Christopher Gordon practices plastic surgery in Cincinnati, OH. These areas are among Dr. Gordon's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Dr. Brian S Pan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Brian Pan, who practices in Cincinnati, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Pan is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cleft Lip and Palate Repair, Vascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Sitzman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue; Mlc 2020
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Sitzman, who practices in Cincinnati, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Sitzman include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Cincinnati VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3333 Burnet Avenue; Mlc 2020
Cincinnati, OH
 

Dr. Ann Schwentker is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Schwentker is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.