We found 8 providers matching breast reconstruction and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Plano, TX.

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Dr. Bruce A Byrne, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3201 George Bush Highway; Suite 101
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Bruce Byrne specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery and practices in Rockwall, TX, Rowlett, TX, and Richardson, TX. Dr. Byrne is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Byrne is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Byrne trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. In addition to English, Dr. Byrne speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

Dr. Denton Watumull, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3201 George Bush Highway; #101
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Denton Watumull specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Watumull include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors; Best Plastic Surgeons in Dallas; and D Magazine, 10 years. Dr. Watumull is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Wrist Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Russell Sparenberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3900 W 15th Street; #106
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Charles Sparenberg is a plastic surgeon in Plano, TX. Dr. Sparenberg graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sparenberg completed a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Clinical interests for Dr. Sparenberg include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sparenberg has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sparenberg's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Patty K Young, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4104 W. 15th Street; Suite 200
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Patty Young's specialty is plastic surgery. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Young's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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

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

Dr. Robert Kang Kwon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4700 Alliance Boulevard
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Robert Kwon specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Kwon studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwon include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Kwon is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Medical Center at Garland, and Lake Pointe Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Butt Augmentation, Lip Implants, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua Alexis Lemmon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3201 E President George Bush Highway; Suite 101
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Lemmon sees patients in Richardson, TX. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Lemmon trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency. His clinical interests include breast reconstruction revision, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lemmon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Las Colinas Medical Center, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He welcomes new patients.

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

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Dr. Natan Yaker, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
4100 W 15th Street; Suite 106
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Natan Yaker practices plastic surgery in Plano, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Patients rated Dr. Yaker highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yaker include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Yaker takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott W Harris, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3801 W 15th Street; Suite 150
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Scott Harris is a plastic surgeon in Plano, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Harris include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Dr. Harris's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harris accepts. Dr. Harris has received the distinction of Mentor's LEAD Council RealSelf Top Doctor.

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

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What is Breast Reconstruction?

Breast reconstruction is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast, usually after a mastectomy. The choice of how to proceed after the removal of a breast is a deeply personal one, with some women opting to wear a prosthetic form in a bra, and others choosing to embrace their new breastless form as a reminder of their strength and survival. Those options are perfectly acceptable, but many women feel most comfortable with their missing breast tissue surgically replaced. Breast reconstruction can be part of a patient’s return to normal after experiencing breast cancer.

There are a few different methods used to create the round shape of the breast on the chest. A flap of fat, skin, and muscle can be taken from the side, abdomen or buttock and implanted on the chest to create a breast from the patient’s own tissue. Alternatively, the skin over the chest may be gradually stretched to allow for the placement of an implant. Stretching of the skin is done using expanders, which are similar to breast implants, except they increase in size when saltwater solution is injected into them. Many women also choose to combine the flap procedure with implant placement to achieve their desired result. Once the new breast shape is formed, a nipple can be created and even tattooed to match the other side.

Reconstruction may be done in a single surgery or broken up into multiple procedures:

  • Immediate reconstruction rebuilds the breast right after mastectomy. This method is not recommended if additional chemotherapy or radiation is needed after surgery.
  • Delayed reconstruction occurs after chemotherapy or radiation has been given. These treatments may decrease the volume or alter the color of the reconstructed breast, so they should be completed before the breast is rebuilt. This type of reconstruction may happen weeks, months, or even years after mastectomy.
  • Staged reconstruction splits the reconstructive process into two parts. The first part inserts temporary expanders to stretch the skin and is done immediately after breast removal surgery. The second part replaces the expanders with implants after chemotherapy or radiation treatments have been given.
Breast reconstruction is not perfect. The two breasts may not always look exactly identical, although they will be close. There may be small scars, and a loss of sensation in the reconstructed breast. A reconstructed breast will not produce milk, so you may have trouble breastfeeding. Still, reconstruction is a great option for women who want that part of their appearance back.

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