We found 6 providers matching facial surgery and who accept Medicare near Akron, OH.
Dr. John Pedersen is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Pedersen's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and vaginoplasty. He is affiliated with Akron General Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and a graduate of Summa Akron City Hospital's residency program. Dr. Pedersen has received the following distinction: Lectured in Paris, Strasbourg, London, Naples.
Relevant Interests: , Facial Reconstruction, Ear Lobe Surgery, Revision Facelift, Facial Implants, Deep Plane Facelift, SMAS Facelift
All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Vaginoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Ptosis ... (Read more)
Dr. Steven Kutnick's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He practices in Akron, OH. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Kutnick's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, facelift, and revision rhinoplasty. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH) (Northeast Ohio) and Akron Children's Hospital.
Relevant Interests: , Ear Lobe Surgery
All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Nose Surgery, Chin Surgery, Brow Lift, Fa ... (Read more)
Dr. James Lehman, who practices in Akron, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, skin lightening, and voluma. Dr. Lehman's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lehman is in-network for Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Akron General Medical Center.
Relevant Interests: , Chin Implants, Facial Reconstruction, Lip Implants, Double Eyelid Surgery, SMAS Facelift, Lip Reduction
All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Lip Implants, Sclerotherapy, Double Eyelid Surgery, Chin Implants ... (Read more)
Dr. Michael Parker is an Akron, OH physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Dr. Parker has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Parker include chin augmentation, dermabrasion, and rhinoplasty. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Parker attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.
Relevant Interests: , Facial Implants
All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Chin Augmentation, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinopl ... (Read more)
Dr. Douglas Wagner, who practices in Akron, OH, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Wagner include eyelid surgery, tummy tuck revision, and general reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Relevant Interests: , Facial Implants
All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Mini Tummy Tuck, Botox Injection, Liposculpture, Botulinum Toxin Injec ... (Read more)
Dr. Catherine Hwang is an ophthalmic plastic surgery specialist. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hwang's areas of expertise include chin implants, cosmetic eyelid surgery, and laser eye surgery. She is affiliated with Avon Hospital, Medina Hospital, and Independence Family Health Center. She accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hwang is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Scheie Eye Institute. She has received the distinction of Southern California Rising Stars. She is conversant in Korean.
Relevant Interests: , Chin Implants, Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
All Interests: Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery, Tumor, Removal of Lesion, Chin Implants, Eyelid Problems, Acne Surgery, Juv ... (Read more)
plastic surgeons who accept Medicare (19)?
- Cosmetic surgery, intended to enhance the appearance. These procedures are usually considered elective, although they can be psychologically very important to patients. Cosmetic procedures seek to increase physical beauty, and can include facelifts, liposuction, and nose jobs.
- Reconstructive surgery, to correct the appearance. Often these procedures are considered medically necessary and treat patients who are experiencing negative effects due to an aspect of their appearance. Procedures that can be considered reconstructive may include the removal of birthmarks and scars, repairs after serious accidents, and the correction of problems such as cleft palate.
- Medical treatments that do not involve surgery. This category of procedures includes Botox, wrinkle treatments, injectable fillers, or medical skin products.
Head and neck surgery is a subspecialty that provides advanced surgical care for the head, face, neck, and throat. Most head and neck surgeons begin their careers as otolaryngologists (ENTs) or plastic surgeons, but becoming certified as a head and neck surgeon requires additional training.
A surgeon who treats the head and neck has very specific considerations to take into account when operating. The delicate structures of the head and neck control our senses, our speech, our ability to chew and swallow food, and even our ability to breathe. A head and neck surgeon has to be careful to preserve the many functions of the head and neck when performing an operation. Also, when operating on or around the face, extreme care must be taken to leave as few scars as possible, since the face is a critical part of identity and social interaction. It all adds up to a tricky job.
Some of the issues a head and neck surgeon might treat include:
- Trauma to the face or neck
- Thyroid disorders requiring surgery
- Sinus surgery
- Tonsillectomies / adenoidectomies
- Cleft palate repair
- Disorders of the larynx (voice box)
Cancers, especially of the esophagus, mouth, lips, and skin around the face or throat, are one of the most common issues requiring head or neck surgery. Most often, head and neck cancers are related to tobacco use. Chewing tobacco in particular affects the lips and mouth. Other risk factors for head and neck cancers include alcohol use and sun exposure.
Often after surgery, but particularly after the removal of a tumor, head and neck surgeons will perform reconstructive surgery, including microvascular surgery to connect or replace skin tissue. The goal is to restore not only a patient’s function but also their appearance in this critical area of the body, improving self-esteem.
- Removing wisdom teeth
- Dental implants
- Corrective surgery for facial deformities
- Repair of facial trauma
- Cleft lip or cleft palate surgery
- TMJ surgery
- Orthognathic surgery (jaw alignment)
- Sleep apnea surgery
Otolaryngologists are also called 'ENTs' because their area of specialty is the ears, nose, and throat. Otolaryngologists treat most of the diseases and disorders that affect the head or neck. They can provide routine medical care, such as giving hearing tests or treating chronic conditions such as allergies. Otolaryngologists also perform a number of surgeries on the head and neck. Some of the illnesses and issues that otolaryngologists treat include:
- Ear problems - hearing loss, infections, tinnitus or ringing on the ears, balance disorders, trauma or fracture of the temporal bone, prominent or large ears (using 'ear pinning' plastic surgery)
- Nose issues - sinus infections, allergies, nasal polyps, smell disorders
- Throat issues - voice and swallowing problems, infections or trauma to the larynx or esophagus, sleep disorders (such as sleep apnea)
- Head and neck problems - infections, trauma, tumors, conditions requiring plastic surgery
Because they perform so many delicate surgeries of the face, otolaryngologists are often sought out as plastic surgeons when facial surgery is required. Their specialized knowledge of the anatomy of the head and face can make a real difference in the outcome of a surgery, from a brow lift to a total facial reconstruction after trauma.