I live in NYC I am looking for a competent surgeon for gynecomastia surgery. . . My price range is $2000.00 to $3200.00 due to the economy. Any help would be so appreciated. This has taken atoll on my life. Thank you.
Gynecomastia - Looking for a Surgeon in NYC
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I recommend that you go to the Lenox Hill Hospital plastic surgery clinic. There, residents and fellows operate on you under supervision. It is a safe environment.
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Most plastic surgeons are capable of correcting gyecomastia. Your budget may be inadequate in NYC where prices are much higher than here in the Midwest. An alternative may be the Resident's Clinic at one of the local teaching hospitals.
Thank you for the question.
There are many good plastic surgeons in your area. I would suggest checking with the American Board of Plastic Surgery and do your due diligence to find a surgeon with significant experience with gynecomastia surgery.
I have found that gynecomastia is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice.
Again,I would strongly suggest that you make sure you work with a well experienced board-certified plastic surgeon and avoid making your decisions solely based on the cost of surgery. You will find that this recommendation will be more important than any specific “miracle technology” that you will undoubtedly hear about.
I hope this helps.
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I live in NYC I am looking for a competent surgeon for gynecomastia surgery. . . My price range is $2000.00 to $3200.00 due to the economy. Any help would be so appreciated. This has taken atoll on my life. Thank you"
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