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Dr. Francis X. Delone Jr. M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Francis Delone's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among Dr. Delone's clinical interests: facelift, thigh lift (thighplasty), and general reconstruction. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Delone accepts. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: "Top Doctors" in Plastic Surgery, Main Line Today. Dr. Delone is affiliated with Associates in Plastic Surgery, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Guy M. Nardella Jr. M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 4.5 stars (5 ratings)
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Guy Nardella is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon in Media, PA, Glen Mills, PA, and Upland, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nardella include eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). Dr. Nardella is affiliated with Associates in Plastic Surgery, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Nardella welcomes new patients. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His distinctions include: "Top Doctors" in Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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Dr. Thomas C. Jacob Jr. M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
average rating 3.62 stars (2 ratings)
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Jacob's medical specialty is plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Jacob's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Associates in Plastic Surgery, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic and Hahnemann University Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jacob has received the following distinction: "Top Doctor" in Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, Main Line Today. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. David Avery Bottger MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
average rating 4.92 stars (54 ratings)
3855 West Chester Pike; #230
Newtown Square, PA
 

Dr. David Bottger sees patients in Newtown Square, PA and Havertown, PA. His medical specialties are plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Bottger's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, psoriasis, and deviated septum. His professional affiliations include Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Cleveland Clinic, Temple University Hospital, Episcopal Campus, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bottger accepts. Dr. Bottger has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctor" in Plastic Surgery, Main Line Today. Dr. Bottger welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Lip ... (Read more)

David Patrick Singer M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.92 stars (7 ratings)
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. David Singer is a plastic surgery specialist in Paoli, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Coatesville, PA. Dr. Singer is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Singer include eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). His professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Singer has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Rhode Island Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Christian R. Subbio MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
average rating 4.98 stars (59 ratings)
3734 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square, PA
 

Dr. Christian Subbio is a specialist in hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Subbio's clinical interests: breast reconstruction revision, dermabrasion, and breast augmentation. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare POS, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of LeHigh Valley Hospital Network's residency program. Dr. Subbio has received distinctions including Philly.com Reader's Choice "Best Plastic Surgeon"; RealSelf Top Doc; and RealSelf Top 500 2016 RealSelf Top Doctor. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Subbio has a closed panel.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Nestor A. Veitia M.D.
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Nestor Veitia's area of specialization is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, facelift, and thigh lift (thighplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health and Chester County Hospital. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Veitia completed his residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , free flap breast reconstruction

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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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