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Dr. William Charles Rigano, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
500 Lincoln Park Boulevard; Suite 203
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. William Rigano is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Rigano is affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rigano is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: RealSelf Top Doctor. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Butt Augmentation, Chin Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. Russo Michael. Johnson, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
30 E. Apple Street; Wright State Univ, Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. R. Johnson is a plastic surgeon and general surgeon in Dayton, OH. These areas are among Dr. Johnson's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University, Dr. Johnson attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Johnson is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Keith Allen Perrine, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5250 Far Hills Avenue; 110
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Keith Perrine's area of specialization is plastic surgery. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Huron Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Perrine include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Perrine is affiliated with Miami Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank V Troha, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
5300 Far Hills Avenue
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Frank Troha practices plastic surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Troha include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Troha's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Todd L Hicks, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
580 Lincoln Park Boulevard; Suite 300
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Todd Hicks is a plastic surgeon in Dayton, OH and Centerville, OH. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital, Atrium Medical Center, and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Hicks honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Hicks's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University.

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

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

Dr. Salim. N Mancho, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
30 E. Apple Street; Department of Orthopaedic Surg., Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Salim. Mancho is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in Toledo, OH and Dayton, OH. Clinical interests for Dr. Mancho include gender reassignment (sex change) surgery, botulinum toxin injection, and breast augmentation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Good Samaritan Hospital and Miami Valley Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. He is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

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

Dr. Thaddeus Patrick ONeill, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1520 South Main Street, Suite 200; Miami Valley Plastic Surgeons, Inc.
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Thaddeus O'Neill is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. O'Neill's clinical interests: thigh lift, breast reconstruction revision, and general reconstruction. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3533 Southern Boulevard; Suite 4400
Kettering, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Percy is a plastic surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Percy a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Percy is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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What is Flap Reconstruction?

Flap reconstruction is a surgical procedure in which healthy tissue is taken (or harvested) from one area of the body, called a donor site, and then transferred to a damaged area, or recipient site. The most common types of tissue used in flap reconstruction are skin, muscle, and a combination of skin and muscle, called musculocutaneous tissue. Flaps are like grafts in that they both involve harvesting and transferring tissue, but they differ in one important way. Flaps are placed onto the recipient site with their own blood supply, whereas grafts are not.

Flaps are used to reconstruct large or deep wounds, as well repair physical deformities. For example, some nasal defects can be corrected using forehead flaps. Another common procedure that uses flaps is breast reconstruction, which is surgery to restore the appearance of the breast after mastectomy (breast removal). The ability to use musculocutaneous tissue makes flaps ideal for this type of reconstructive surgery. In addition, the included blood supply in flaps brings needed oxygen and nutrients to the recipient site, promoting healing.

During flap surgery, an enormous amount of attention needs to be paid to the blood vessels (arteries, veins, and capillaries). To retain the flap’s blood supply, the surgeon might form a pedicle, which is a bridge of tissue and blood vessels that connects the flap to the site it originates from. The flap is connected to its blood supply through this pedicle. It is removed only after the surgical team has made sure that the flap has healed enough to survive without it. This type of flap is called a pedicled flap.

Blood vessels may also be detached from the flap when it is harvested, and then reattached at the new location. Since the flap is not pedicled to its donor site, it is referred to as a free flap. To be able to connect blood vessels with accuracy, surgeons must use very tiny tools and special microscopes. For this reason, this type of flap reconstruction is also often called microvascular flap surgery. One advantage of free or microvascular flaps is that they are ideal for repairing larger areas, like an extensive wound or defect on the leg.

Depending on how involved your flap reconstruction is, you may have to stay in the hospital for several days after the procedure. It may take six to eight weeks for the incisions to heal, and a year or more for the scars to fully fade.

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