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

Dr. William Rigano is a plastic surgery specialist in Kettering, OH and Centerville, OH. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rigano's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University, Dr. Rigano attended the University of Toledo College of Medicine for medical school. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Rigano 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: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Chin Implants, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. R. Johnson is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. On average, patients gave Dr. Johnson a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Johnson honors. He attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University for residency. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and 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: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Chin Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Keith Perrine's specialty is plastic surgery. After attending Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Perrine completed his residency training at Huron Hospital. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perrine accepts. He is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Frank Troha practices plastic surgery in Vandalia, OH, Dayton, OH, and Springfield, OH. The average patient rating for Dr. Troha is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Troha include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Troha's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Troha accepts. Dr. Troha is open to new patients. He attended medical school 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. 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. He obtained his medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Hicks is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. He 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. Salim. N Mancho, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
30 E. Apple Street; Department of Orthopaedic Surg., Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Salim. Mancho sees patients in Toledo, OH and Dayton, OH. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: botulinum toxin injection, breast augmentation, and laser resurfacing. 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, in addition to 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)

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

Dr. Thomas Percy is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Percy's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider 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, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Thaddeus O'Neill practices plastic surgery. Dr. O'Neill's areas of expertise include the following: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and breast reconstruction revision. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, ... (Read more)

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. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network. Dr. Talarczyk graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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)

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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.

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