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Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 302
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kagan specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery and practices in Elk Grove Village, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his residency, Dr. Kagan trained at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kagan include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. The average patient rating for Dr. Kagan is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kagan is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. Dr. Kagan's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stefan Mark Szczerba, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2500 West Higgins Road; Suite 380
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Stefan Szczerba works as a plastic surgeon in Chicago, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Rosemont, IL. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Szczerba include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Szczerba is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Castle Connolly's Top Doctors; Patient' Choice Award; and Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Top 10 Doctor, Chicago Plastic Surgeon, RealSelf Top Doctor. He speaks Polish. Dr. Szczerba's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, NorthShore University HealthSystem, and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

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

Dr. Sandeep S Jejurikar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 601
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar, who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Downers Grove, IL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Jejurikar's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jejurikar include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Jejurikar speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Jejurikar welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Vincent Pelletiere, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1602 W Colonial Parkway
Inverness, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Pelletiere is a specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. He works in Inverness, IL and Palatine, IL. Dr. Pelletiere's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pelletiere obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Chicago Super Doctors and RealSelf Top Doctor. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Alexius Medical Center, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, and Northwest Community Hospital (NCH).

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision, breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1602 W Colonial Parkway
Inverness, IL
 

Dr. Vincent Pelletiere sees patients in Inverness, IL. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Pelletiere average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Dr. Pelletiere is affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Pelletiere attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Nipple Surgery, Eyelid ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen A Madry, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 308, Wimmer Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Madry, who practices in Elk Grove Village, IL and Barrington, IL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Madry include eyelid surgery, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Madry accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Madry attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast lift, breast lift with implant

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $3,158
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $666
Dr. Gregory Michael Bazell, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
20 Executive Court; Suite 3
South Barrington, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Bazell's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Bazell (or staff) is conversant in French and Polish. Clinical interests for Dr. Bazell include eyelid surgery, cyst removal, and dermabrasion. Dr. Bazell is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bazell accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Bazell has received include Best Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Journal Article - American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery; Outstanding Service to Medical Student Education, Dept. of Surgery, University of Missouri-Columbia; and 1st Place Award.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Ptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Lip Implants, Sclerotherapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip N Bushnick, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 205
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Philip Bushnick is a plastic surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Bushnick is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He is affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast implant revision, breast lift

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Lip Implants, Double Eyelid Surgery, Chin Implants, Nipple ... (Read more)

Dr. Renee Burke, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1786 Moon Lake Boulevard; Suite 205
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Renee Burke sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Barrington, IL. Her medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Burke's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Burke include breast reconstruction revision, vaginoplasty, and vaginal rejuvenation. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare PPO. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Burke has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast augmentation, breast reconstruction revision, breast implant revision, breast lift, breast lift with implant

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Vaginoplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Trista Negele, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 305, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Trista Negele works as a plastic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Negele include thigh lift (thighplasty), tummy tuck (abdominoplasty), and carpal tunnel surgery. She is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Dr. Negele completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , breast lift

All Interests: Breast Lift, Juvederm, Burns, Arm Lift, Skin Cancer, Ear Problems, Scar Revision, Thigh Lift, ... (Read more)

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What is Cosmetic Breast Surgery?

When a woman is dissatisfied with the appearance of her breasts, she may consider cosmetic breast surgery. Lack of tissue, sagging due to breastfeeding, and deformities present at birth are some of the most common reasons why women may choose to surgically enhance their breasts. Breast augmentation and breast lift are the most frequently performed cosmetic procedures on the breast.

In breast augmentation, enlargement of the breast is accomplished using either implants or the patient’s own fat. Implants are clear shells that may be filled with saltwater solution or silicone. They come in varying sizes and shapes. There are different approaches to placing the implant as well. Incision locations can be:

  • Peri-areolar, or around the outline of the areola.
  • Inframammary, or along the crease of the breast.
  • Transaxillary, or through the armpit.
  • Transumbilical, or through the belly button.
You and your surgeon will discuss your needs, preferences, and limitations to determine the type of implant and incision to use.

Using one’s own fat for breast enlargement starts with a procedure called liposuction, which is the removal of excess fat from other parts of the body. After the fat is collected, it is rid of impurities and then injected into the breast. This option suits those who do not wish to have foreign materials placed inside their bodies.

Deformities such as tubular breasts may also be corrected using breast augmentation. Tubular breasts are characterized by small, droopy breasts and a narrow base. Aside from placement of an implant, the surgeon cuts the breast tissue to release the tightness and make the base wider.

Breast implants are not lifelong devices. They may rupture or you may develop capsular contracture, which is the hardening of scar tissue around the implant. If these complications occur, you may need to get another surgery to replace or remove your implants.

While a breast augmentation enlarges the breast, a breast lift, also called mastopexy, raises the breast by repositioning the nipple and removing excess skin. Breast lifts can be done using three techniques. If there is only a small amount of sagging, removal of excess skin around the outline of the areola may accomplish the desired result. This technique is called a doughnut lift. If your nipples are just at or slightly below the level of your breast fold, your surgeon may recommend a lollipop lift. This type of lift involves a doughnut lift and a vertical incision from the bottom edge of the areola to the crease. If you have a lot of excess skin, your surgeon may recommend an anchor lift. This technique is similar to the lollipop lift, but it also involves a crescent-shaped incision along the breast fold to be able to remove more excess skin. Sometimes loss of breast volume accompanies sagging. If this is the case, an augmentation can be performed in combination with the lift procedure.

Because nerves around the nipple are cut during surgery and need time to heal, temporary loss of sensation in this area is common after having a breast lift. Sensation is usually regained after several weeks to a few months. Although uncommon, loss of sensation may also be permanent, especially if a significant amount of tissue around the nipple was removed.

Both breast augmentation and breast lift are typically done in an outpatient facility and do not require a hospital stay. Following surgery, you should apply a cold compress over your breasts for the first 24 hours and keep your upper body elevated -- even during sleep -- for the first few days. You will also be given a special type of bra to wear while you are recovering. Using cold compresses, staying elevated, and wearing the special bra help minimize swelling and pain. Strenuous activities like running and working out should be avoided for four to six weeks, but light exercise may be started about one week after your procedure.

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