We found 5 plastic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Altoona, PA.

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Dr. Robert Brian Louton, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3000 Fairway Drive
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Robert Louton's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Louton average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Louton include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Nittany Medical Center, UPMC Altoona, and Geisinger. Dr. Louton accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1414 9th Avenue; Station Medical Center
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Roberto Gonzalez's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Gonzalez attended Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Gonzalez a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Dr. Elliott Jody Bilofsky, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
501 Howard Avenue; Suite E3
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Elliott Bilofsky specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Everett, PA, Huntington, PA, and Altoona, PA. His education and training includes medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Bilofsky a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bilofsky accepts. He is affiliated with UPMC Altoona and UPMC Bedford Memorial.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3341 Beale Avenue
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Richard Howells practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Howells is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Dr. Howells is professionally affiliated with UPMC Altoona.

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Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3341 Beale Avenue
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Robert Caughey's specialties are otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. He is affiliated with UPMC Altoona. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Caughey performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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).
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