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Dr. Stephen Bradley Baker, MD
Specializes in Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
6845 Elm Street; Suite 603
Mclean, VA
 

Dr. Stephen Baker's area of specialization is head & neck plastic surgery. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Baker completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Amerigroup, MAMSI, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including US News and World Report: Top 1 Percent Plastic Surgeons in United States; Castle Connoly Best Doctors in America; and Samuel Stal Rhinoplasty Award. Dr. Baker is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM flap breast reconstruction

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

Dr. Maurice Yeruant Nahabedian, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7601 Lewinsville Road; 300
Mclean, VA
 

Dr. Maurice Nahabedian's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Nahabedian graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and free flap breast reconstruction. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Nahabedian (or staff) speaks Spanish and Armenian. Dr. Nahabedian is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Mini Tummy Tuck, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Troy Allen Pittman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3800 Reservoir Road Nw; Pasquerilla Healthcare Center First Floor
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Troy Pittman is a plastic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Pittman is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pittman is in-network for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Ptosis Repair, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ivica Ducic, PhD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7601 Lewinswille Road; Suite 450
Mclean, VA
 

Dr. Ivica Ducic's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Ducic average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ducic include concussion, eyelid surgery, and migraine. GEHA, MAMSI, and MultiPlan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ducic takes. He graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Ducic (or staff) speaks Croatian and German. Dr. Ducic is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, LifeBridge Health, and Virginia Hospital Center.

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

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Dr. Timothy Justin Germain, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1355 Beverly Road; Suite 220
Mclean, VA
 

Dr. Timothy Germain's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Germain include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. Dr. Germain is professionally affiliated with Inova Fair Oaks Hospital, Inova Mount Vernon Hospital, and Virginia Hospital Center. His education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Lahey Clinic. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Germain takes several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include A.O.A. National Medical Honor Society, Hahnemann University School of Medicine; AMA Physician's Recongition Award with Commendation, American Medical Asssociation (AMA); and Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , TRAM 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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