Mount Vernon Plastic Surgeon
1400 East Kincaid St.
Mount Vernon, Washington 98274 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: University of Michigan, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2008

Treatments offered at Skagit Regional Clinics - Mount Vernon

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How long does it take for insurance to approve you for a Breast reduction? (Photos)

It typically take 2-3 weeks for an authorization to come through. If you do not hear back from your surgeon in a another week, I would recommend... READ MORE

How to get insurance to cover a breast reduction? (Photos)

Most insurance companies are looking for symptoms such as shoulder/back pain, painful bra strap grooving and rash/sores/skin breakdown under and... READ MORE

My surgeon says she can only reduce me to a "size C" via the anchor method. What does this look like?

Breast size after reduction is difficulty to predict. However, the distance from the nipple to the inframammary fold can often give a hint to the... READ MORE

How long until the final size is determined? How much difference can I expect?

Congrats on getting a reduction! It's a great surgery for symptom relief. I typically tell my patients that the majority of the swelling will resolve... READ MORE

Is weight loss required before breast reduction in order for insurance coverage?

Most insurance companies I come across do not have any weight requirement.  Though, there is a large insurance company in the area that will not ... READ MORE

Qualifications
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Memberships
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: University of Michigan, 2002
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2008


How long does it take for insurance to approve you for a Breast reduction? (Photos)

It typically take 2-3 weeks for an authorization to come through. If you do not hear back from your surgeon in a another week, I would recommend... READ MORE

How to get insurance to cover a breast reduction? (Photos)

Most insurance companies are looking for symptoms such as shoulder/back pain, painful bra strap grooving and rash/sores/skin breakdown under and... READ MORE

My surgeon says she can only reduce me to a "size C" via the anchor method. What does this look like?

Breast size after reduction is difficulty to predict. However, the distance from the nipple to the inframammary fold can often give a hint to the... READ MORE

How long until the final size is determined? How much difference can I expect?

Congrats on getting a reduction! It's a great surgery for symptom relief. I typically tell my patients that the majority of the swelling will resolve... READ MORE

Is weight loss required before breast reduction in order for insurance coverage?

Most insurance companies I come across do not have any weight requirement.  Though, there is a large insurance company in the area that will not ... READ MORE

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