We found 12 providers matching breast reduction and who accept United Healthcare HSA near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Ryan Samuel Hoffman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Mobe #660
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Ryan Hoffman sees patients in Wynnewood, PA. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Hoffman highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoffman include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Hoffman has received professional recognition including the following: Main Line Today's Top Doctors, RealSelf Top Doctor. His professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Paoli Hospital. Dr. Hoffman has an open panel.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Michael Serletti, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
10th Floor, Penn Tower; 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Serletti is a specialist in plastic surgery. Before completing his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Serletti attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Serletti's areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, deviated septum, and botox injection. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Serletti is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue from 2006 - 2008, and 2009 - 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial Hospital, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reduction

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Breast Reconstruction with Flap ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick Joseph Greaney Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
840 Walnut Street 15th Floor; 15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Patrick Greaney is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, deviated septum, and eyelid lift. Patients gave Dr. Greaney an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Montefiore Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Greaney speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Francine A Cedrone, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
301 S. 8th Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Francine Cedrone's specialty is plastic surgery. Her average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include dermabrasion, deviated septum, and rhinoplasty. Dr. Cedrone is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Cedrone attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital and Main Line Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction with Flap Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aron David Wahrman, MBA, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3400 Civic Center Boulevard; 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Aron Wahrman is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: dermabrasion, botox injection, and breast augmentation. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Wahrman studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Wahrman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction, Wound Complications, Eyelid ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard S Caplan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
The Curtis Center, Suite 506-1; Independence Square West
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Howard Caplan specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Caplan accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Caplan is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Main Line Health. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Lip Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Clark Bonawitz, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3 Cooper Plaza; Suite 411
Camden, NJ
 

Dr. Steven Bonawitz's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bonawitz include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Bonawitz is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bonawitz accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bonawitz attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Physicians.

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

Dr. Suhall K Kanchwala, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
10th Floor, Penn Tower; 3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Suhail Kanchwala's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Dr. Kanchwala obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kanchwala include tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), deviated septum, and septoplasty. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Kanchwala (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Kanchwala is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Deviated Septum, Breast Reconstruction with Flap Surgery, Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Louis Philip Bucky, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
250 S. 18th Street; #101
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Louis Bucky is a plastic surgery specialist in Ardmore, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Bucky's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and body contouring. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Dr. Bucky is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Bucky completed a residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2010, 2012-14; and Professional Recognition: Partner In Education Advocate, Keller Medical.

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

Dr. Steven Eric Copit, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
840 Walnut Street 15th Floor; 15th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Steven Copit is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Copit include dermabrasion, deviated septum, and eyelid lift. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011. Dr. Copit is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry J Jonas, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Suite 456
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Larry Jonas' specialty is plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Jonas's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jonas accepts. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Jonas is professionally affiliated with Paoli Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Wei-Wen Low, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Wood Ambulatory; Care Building
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Low sees patients in Philadelphia, PA and Chalfont, PA. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include dermabrasion, deviated septum, and septoplasty. Dr. Low is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Low's education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best Microsurgical Save of 2008, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Annual Meeting; The Don LaRossa, MD Annual Teaching Award, Division of Plastic Surgery; and Penn Pearls Teaching Award.

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All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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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.
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