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What kind of doctor performs a mastectomy?

What kind of doctor performs a mastectomy?

General surgeon: A general surgeon usually performs these. Some have specislized in breast surgeries. A plastic surgeon may also start the reconstruction during the same surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Mastectomy (Definition)

A mastectomy is complete removal of all visible breast tissue. Different variations exist, some of which spare some or all of ...Read more


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What kind of doctor performs a vitrectomy?

What kind of doctor performs a vitrectomy?

Retinal surgeon: Vitrectomy is a procedure in which the vitreous gel and other components in the back of the eye are carefully removed to treat opacities, retinal detachments and other disease states of the back of the eye. This is mostly performed by ophthalmologists with special training in diseases of the retina. It is not done by optometrists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs a circumcision?

What kind of doctor performs a circumcision?

Several: It can be done by the ob, the baby's pediatrician or a local surgeon or urologist. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can perform a Salpingo-oophorectomy?

What kind of doctor can perform a Salpingo-oophorectomy?

Ob/Gyn: Usually this surgery is performed by an Ob/Gyn. Occasionally, a General Surgeon will do it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs an arthroplasty?

What kind of doctor performs an arthroplasty?

Orthopaedic surgeons: Arthroplasty surgery refers to replacement of a joint, typically performed by orthopedic surgeons. Arthroplasty surgery is available for most joints in the human body - including shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, wrist, fingers, ankles, toes, and even in the spine. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can perform a trabeculoplasty?

What kind of doctor can perform a trabeculoplasty?

Ophthalmologist: Most ophthalmologists are trained to perform this procedure which relieves the internal eye pressure in glaucoma. Optometrists cannot do this and if you have glaucoma, you should be seeing an ophthalmologist anyway. General surgeons and physicians refer almost all eye conditions to ophthalmologists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs colonoscopies?

What kind of doctor performs colonoscopies?

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is the person you should contact for this. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

What kind of doctor performs a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

General surgeon: General surgeons do this work, or open cholecystectomy when needed. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor is licensed to perform a rhinoplasty?

What kind of doctor is licensed to perform a rhinoplasty?

An experienced one: Facial plastic surgeons and plastic surgeons perform rhinoplasty. However, not all are the same. Rhinoplasty is a nuanced procedure, so make sure you choose a surgeon who performs rhinoplasty frequently and understands the form and the function of the nose. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of doctor for a breast reconstruction?

What is the best kind of doctor for a breast reconstruction?

Plastic Surgeon: A board certified plastic surgeon with experience in microsurgery is advantageous as they can offer the most advanced forms of reconstruction using your own tissues- giving natural reconstruction while improving contour of the donor site (usually abdomen). Microsurgery (diep flaps) can also save your abdominal muscles vas opposed to the traditional tram flap. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs Mohs surgery?

What kind of doctor performs Mohs surgery?

Dermatologist: Mohs paste is a form of topical therapy used in treating more advanced forms of skin tumors such as basal and squamous Ca's. If the lesion is spread out and difficult to resect or not responsive to Efudex Mohs, an arsenical paste is applied with margins then biopsied to assure inclusion in resection sitr ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs bariatric surgery?

What kind of doctor performs bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgeon: While many general surgeons are able to perform bariatric surgery, bariatric surgeons focus in this area and often have additional training. Look for a bariatric surgeon who meets center of excellence criteria from a national surgical organization such as the american society for metabolic and bariatric surgery or the american college of surgeons. ...Read more

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What kind of surgerycan an ob/gyn perform?

What kind of surgerycan an ob/gyn perform?

A variety: A general Ob/Gyn can perform most surgeries involving the female organs. They perform C/Sections; Hysterectomies; Laparoscopic procedures on the tubes, uterus and ovaries; tubal ligation; procedures on the cervix such as a LEEP or cone; incontinence surgeries such as TVT; and many other procedures. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor sees somebody for breast carcinoma?

What kind of doctor sees somebody for breast carcinoma?

Several: General surgeons provide surgical treatment, oncologists use chemotherapy, radiation oncologists supervise radiation treatment and family doctors coordinate overall care. ...Read more

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What kind of surgeries can a pediatric cardiologist perform?

What kind of surgeries can a pediatric cardiologist perform?

Pediatric cardiology: Thanks to new minimally invasive techniques, pediatric cardiologists can treat many conditions that previously needed open heart surgery. Closure of congenital heart defects, stent placement, and biopsy of the lining of the heart can be done by a pediatric cardiologist. Complex heart defects are still the purview of the cardiac surgeon. ...Read more

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What type of doctor performs a styloidectomy for Eagles Syndrome?

What type of doctor performs a styloidectomy  for Eagles Syndrome?

Otolaryngology: Some facial plastic surgeons might also, but mostly ENT- otolaryngology ...Read more