We found 9 providers matching flap reconstruction and who accept Humana Open Access near Kettering, OH.

Dr. Russo Michael. Macfarlane, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
30 E. Apple Street; Wright State Univ, Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. R. Johnson's medical specialty is plastic surgery and general surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Johnson takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College, Midwestern University, and Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Dr. Johnson's professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Frank Vincent Troha, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5300 Far Hills Avenue
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Frank Troha is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. He is a graduate of Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient reviews placed Dr. Troha at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Troha has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith Allen Perrine, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5250 Far Hills Avenue; 110
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Keith Perrine is a specialist in plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Perrine's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Perrine completed his residency training at Huron Hospital. He is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. William Charles Rigano, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
500 Lincoln Park Boulevard; Suite 203
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. William Rigano specializes in plastic surgery and practices in Kettering, OH and Centerville, OH. Dr. Rigano is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Rigano completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rigano's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd L Hicks, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
580 Lincoln Park Boulevard; Suite 300
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Todd Hicks is a plastic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Hicks is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hicks's office for an appointment.

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

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

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5300 Far Hills Avenue; Suite 100
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Matthew Talarczyk, who practices in Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Dayton, OH, and Kettering, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Talarczyk include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Talarczyk is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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

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Dr. Salim. N Mancho, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
30 E. Apple Street; Department of Orthopaedic Surg., Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Salim Mancho practices plastic surgery in Toledo, OH and Dayton, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mancho include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Mancho studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Mancho is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3533 Southern Boulevard; Suite 4400
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Percy sees patients in Kettering, OH. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Percy include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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Dr. Thaddeus P ONeill, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1520 South Main Street, Suite 200; Miami Valley Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Thaddeus O'Neill is a plastic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. O'Neill include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is a graduate of Rush Medical College. Dr. O'Neill is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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What is Flap Reconstruction?

Flap reconstruction is a surgical procedure in which healthy tissue is taken (or harvested) from one area of the body, called a donor site, and then transferred to a damaged area, or recipient site. The most common types of tissue used in flap reconstruction are skin, muscle, and a combination of skin and muscle, called musculocutaneous tissue. Flaps are like grafts in that they both involve harvesting and transferring tissue, but they differ in one important way. Flaps are placed onto the recipient site with their own blood supply, whereas grafts are not.

Flaps are used to reconstruct large or deep wounds, as well repair physical deformities. For example, some nasal defects can be corrected using forehead flaps. Another common procedure that uses flaps is breast reconstruction, which is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast after mastectomy (breast removal). The ability to use musculocutaneous tissue makes flaps ideal for this type of reconstructive surgery. In addition, the included blood supply in flaps brings needed oxygen and nutrients to the recipient site, promoting healing.

During flap surgery, an enormous amount of attention needs to be paid to the blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). To retain the flap’s blood supply, the surgeon might form a pedicle, which is a bridge of tissue and blood vessels that connects the flap to the site it originates from. The flap is connected to its blood supply through this pedicle. It is removed only after the surgical team has made sure that the flap has healed enough to survive without it. This type of flap is called a pedicled flap.

Blood vessels may also be detached from the flap when it is harvested, and then reattached at the new location. Since the flap is not pedicled to its donor site, it is referred to as a free flap. To be able to connect blood vessels with accuracy, surgeons must use very tiny tools and special microscopes. For this reason, this type of flap reconstruction is also often called microvascular flap surgery. One advantage of free or microvascular flaps is that they are ideal for repairing larger areas, like an extensive wound or defect on the leg.

Depending on how involved your flap reconstruction is, you may have to stay in the hospital for several days after the procedure. It may take six to eight weeks for the incisions to heal, and a year or more for the scars to fully fade.