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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 is a Dayton, OH physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Johnson include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College, Midwestern University, and Medical College of Wisconsin. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson honors. 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, 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 specialist in plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Troha is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Troha's professional affiliations include Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Troha accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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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. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Perrine is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perrine accepts. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Perrine's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and a graduate of Huron Hospital's residency program.

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

Dr. Todd Hicks is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Dayton, OH and Centerville, OH. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, Dr. Hicks completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Dr. Hicks is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. 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, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. William Rigano, who practices in Kettering, OH and Centerville, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Rigano include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Dr. Rigano is professionally 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)

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

Dr. Matthew Talarczyk works as a plastic surgeon in Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, Dayton, OH, and Kettering, OH. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Talarczyk is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Talarczyk is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Salim Mancho's specialty is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Mancho attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Mancho is in-network for Health Net, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. 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 works as a plastic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Percy include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Percy is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

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's specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. O'Neill's areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

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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.