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Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT

Plastic Surgery
Rockville, MD
46 years experience male

Locations

Ambulatory Plastic Surgery Center Associates, CHTD

Rockville, MD

Address

15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 155, Rockville, MD, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

2409126992

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Assurant Inc

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

CHAMPUS

CIGNA Health Care

Connecticut General Life Insurance Company

Coventry Health Care

Great-West Healthcare

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Health Net

Humana Insurance Company

Kaiser Permanente - Mid-Atlantic States

Tricare

UNICARE

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare

About

Bio

Michael Vincent is a board certified plastic surgeon with over 29 years of plastic surgery experience. He is currently the Chief, Plastic Surgery at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. His office includes a fully accredited operating room where most plastic an/or cosmetic surgery procedures can be performed.

Specialties
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Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

25 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Probably Yes: Ptosis or drooping of the upper eyelid is typically caused by an abnormality of th levator muscle mechanism located underneath the orbicularis oculi (... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: It does help to start massaging the scar 2-3 weeks after surgery. You can use cocoa butter, vitamin E oil, or a scar cream like mederma. It is best ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
It depends: Superficial second degree burns can be exposed to air fairly soon. Deeper burns with blisters should be protected until all of the blisters have been... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Itching can be a nonspecific symptom. However, any skin lesion that is changing (including itching) and has persisted for more than 6 weeks, should b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Consult your physici: Your physician who performed the procedure would be the best to answer your question.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Consult your doctor: If the laceration is reopening, you should consult with your physician. Some minor separation may be acceptable, but any significant reopening of the... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Join the club: A double chin is a fairly common concern. It is often a genetic characteristic or can be due to a low position of the hyoid bone, which can direct the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Options for the chin: Chin enhancement has become increasingly popular. A recent popular nonsurgical option includes the use of injectable fillers which can be done in the... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Depends: If you mean, can you have a tummy tuck and abdominal hernia repair at the same time, the answer is yes. If you are asking, can a tummy tuck give you ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Varies: Skin tags of the eyelids can be removed by plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and some family physicians.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Not really: The occasional laying face down on a massage table for 30 minutes or so, should have no to minimal long lasting effect on facial wrinkles. Your gene... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Skin cancers like basal cell carcinomas (bbc's) can vary quite a bit in their appearance. Any skin lesion that persists for more than 6-8 weeks and s... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Consult your doctor: Generally, you should be able to have plastic surgery while taking wellbutrin (bupropion). However, you should consult with your plastic surgeon and t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: While it is possible for teenagers to have rosacea, it is much more common in older adults. Typically, facial skin redness in teenagers is related to... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Tretinoin (retin a) typically causes dryness of the skin. Applying a good facial moisturizer/sunblock twice a day should help out quite a bit.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
First 2-4 weeks: The majority of the swelling will go down in the first 2-4 weeks after surgery. However, some small amounts of swelling can last several months. It ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Helps with swelling: Sleeping with your head slightly elevated (on a couple of pillows) helps reduce the postoperative swelling after nasal surgery.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
A conditional Yes: A tummy tuck or abdominoplasty can be desirable for any patient with excess abdominal tissue or laxity of their abdominal muscles. The ideal is to lo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Probably Yes: It sure sounds like an inclusion or sebaceous cyst. You should have it examined, just to make sure.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
No: Do your best to resist trying to "pop" the pimple in an effort to get rid of it. That can leave a potential scar and can irritate it even further. W... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Genes: Rosacea is the progressive redness of the facial skin typically from prominent capillaries that are very superficial to the skin surface. It is often... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Finger cut: A laceration is a cut or open wound of the finger. Finger lacerations are very common, since we are constantly using our hands at work, in the kitche... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Yes, to some degree: A breast lift or mastopexy is the surgical lifting and tightening of the breast that may have drooped with time and pregnancy. Some recurrence can oc... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Redness: The early prominence of superficial capillaries of the cheeks and nose can be some early warning signs of rosacea.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Plastic Surgery 46 years experience
Be careful: Any form of trauma to the skin (include getting a tattoo) can cause a keloid if you are keloid prone. It is a hard question to answer. A tattoo rare... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. VINCENT is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. VINCENT is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks , I've always been a little pink. Since my 50s and some heart meds I stay pretty red its in my eyes too.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply!
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Duke University School of Medicine, NC
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

National Naval Medical Center

Awards

Magna Cum Laude, Duke University
Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University
Top Doctor, Washingtonian Magazine

Affiliations

Member, American Society of Plastic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Publications

Oculoplastic Surgey
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