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Dr. Ergun Kocak

Plastic Surgery
Gahanna, OH
22 years experience male

Locations

Midwest Breast & Aesthetic Surgery

Gahanna, OH

Address

1080 Beecher Crossing N, Suite A, Gahanna, OH, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

8556876227

Insurances accepted

UnitedHealthcare

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Cigna

About

Bio

Dr. Ergun Kocak is a board-certified Plastic Surgeon serving at Midwest Breast & Aesthetic Surgery in Gahanna, Dublin, Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Dublin Methodist Hospital and Mount Carmel New Albany. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 15 years. He is one of the doctors at Polaris Surgery Center and The Christ Hospital who specialize in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Kocak specializes in reconstructive surgery of the breast using DIEP, SIEA GAP, TUG, PAP, and direct-to-implant.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Plastic Surgery

Breast Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Languages spoken

Turkish

Doctor Q&A

39 Answers
9 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Compression Garment: Hello. A compression garment is necessary to allow your body to adjust to its new shape after the procedure. You can expect to wear a compression garm... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Exercise is the most natural way to lift the breasts without surgery, although it does not give the same results as surgery. Since the breast itse... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Scarring: Thank you for your question. While breast reconstruction procedures can help to restore the appearance of breasts after mastectomy, most procedures wi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. I recommend waiting to have a breast lift until you are done having children, as the results may be affected by the physical changes that occur du... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. Since fat can be harvested from different areas of the body, patients are rarely disqualified for breast augmentation by fat transfer because they... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! The ideal candidate for Fat Transfer Breast Augmentation is any woman who wants to add volume to her breasts without the use of implants. You must... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hello, a lower body lift can range from $7,000 to $10,000+. At our Colombus, Ohio clinic, we assess the amount and location of excess skin, fat, and t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. The total cost of a panniculectomy depends on many factors, such as the techniques required to remove the pannus. It is often confused with a tumm... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Yes, there are sever: Yes, there are several different types of breast reconstruction. The main point to understand when comparing these options is that every one of them h... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! A panniculectomy is a surgical procedure that targets the excess hanging skin and fat in the abdominal area after significant weight loss. This ex... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. Breast reduction or reduction mammoplasty is a surgical procedure that helps women reduce or eliminate unwanted symptoms associated with large bre... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Risks and rewards: The most obvious changes from this surgical procedure are of course physical: • Smaller, lighter, and firmer breasts • Reduced neck and back pain •... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. At our Columbus clinic, liposuction costs an average of $5,000 - $7,000. The final cost depends on a number of different medical expenses includin... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Pros and Cons: Breast reconstruction helps restore the look and feel of the breasts after a mastectomy. Side effects such as tissue necrosis, implant problems, remov... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! As with any surgical procedure, there are risks to liposuction that you should know about, such as bruising and swelling, scarring of the treated ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Experiencing a temporary loss of sensation after breast reduction surgery is normal because the incisions are made on the breasts themselves. This... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Quality: Qualifying for a free breast reduction depends on the criteria set by your insurance provider and it may vary from one provider to another. I would s... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Not usually: A breast lift only involves tightening the skin and moving the nipple. It does not usually involve an implant. A breast augmentation usually uses an i... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Radiation: Most reconstructive surgeons would recommend waiting until after radiation or chemotheraphy to have the breasts reconstructed. It is best that you dis... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
BreastReconstruction: Unlike a mastectomy or lumpectomy, which are sometimes necessary for treating a cancer, breast reconstruction is considered an elective operation. The... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Recovery timeline: Breast reduction recovery may take some time. You may be advised to take a week off from work or school following the surgery. However, this varies fr... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hello, a thigh lift, also known as a thighplasty, is a procedure in which excess fat cells are removed from either the inner or outer thighs to improv... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. Tumescent liposuction is a technique that makes use of a solution injected into an area of the body with excess, stubborn fat. This diluted soluti... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hello, with the removal of excess fat, tissue, and skin from the breasts, many patients are able to achieve a more well-proportioned body. Often, brea... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! While there are no specific laws preventing teens from undergoing cosmetic surgery, parental consent is required for patients under the age of 18.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Breast Reduction Surgery takes an average of 2 – 3 hours to complete and is an outpatient surgery, which means you will be allowed to go home afte... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! The average price of breast lift surgery in our Columbus location ranges from $4,750 – $5,750. The costs vary based on the area and duration of yo... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hello! Laser liposuction melts excess fat with the use of heat, making it more easily extractable. At the same time, laser liposuction rejuvenates ski... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a disorder distinguished by extensive musculoskeletal pain which may be caused by several factors such as genetics, infections, & ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Breast lift recovery typically takes one to two weeks, after which you can begin to resume light to moderate activities. To ensure a smooth recove... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. Simply put, liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that removes fat that you can't seem to get rid of through diet and exercise. It makes of differen... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
BreastReconstruction: Breast reconstruction is a procedure commonly done after a mastectomy to restore the breasts to their almost normal appearance. If you are considering... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. Yes, a panniculectomy is possible following a C-section, but I recommend discussing this with your plastic surgeon beforehand. Some surgeons advis... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! One of the most natural techniques to increase the size of your breasts is through a fat transfer breast augmentation. Fat transfer involves harve... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Liposuction is a surgical procedure done through a range of techniques to remove stubborn fat from various parts of the body. Liposuction is not a... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hello. You do not necessarily have to take testosterone to undergo FTM butt/upper width surgery. However, transgender men who choose to combine the tw... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Whether you're choosing between traditional, VASER, or laser-assisted liposuction, either technique can produce excellent results in the right hands. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi! Before you undergo any surgery, you should first meet your plastic surgeon to discuss your treatment plan: what techniques will be used, what inst... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ergun Kocak
Plastic Surgery 22 years experience
Hi. It is possible to undergo fat transfer breast augmentation while still breastfeeding. The ducts associated with the nipples will remain unaffected... Read More

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This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ohio State University College of Medicine
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

Awards

Highest Patient Satisfaction Rating, Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University (2013)
Excellence in Teaching Award. College of Medicine, The Ohio State University (2012)
Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Nominee. Undergraduate Research Office. The Ohio State University (2011 and 2010)

Affiliations

Member, American Society Of Plastic Surgery
American Society Of Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
Plastic Surgery Research Council
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