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Breast Reduction Surgery

Many women and men with large breasts decide to have surgery to reduce the size of their breasts if they experience pain, discomfort, skin rashes or simply wish to have smaller breasts. Several board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Howard County General Hospital perform breast reduction surgery.

Breast reduction surgery is typically an outpatient procedure performed at the Health Care and Surgery Center (building 2 on the campus map) adjacent to the hospital. To learn more about the procedure, schedule a consultation with one of our specialists.

Is breast reduction surgery covered by insurance?

Breast reduction surgery will usually be covered by a patient’s insurance if the patient has demonstrated and documented a history of problems associated with their large breasts.

Breast Reduction Q&A Videos:

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In this 5-video series, Drs. Eric Chang and Sarah Mess, plastic surgeons, describe the different techniques for breast reduction surgery and answer frequently asked questions including topics such as breastfeeding, insurance coverage, and gynecomastia in men. 

The following specialists perform breast reduction surgeries at HCGH:

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Photo of Dr. Salman S Ashruf, MD

Ashruf, Salman S, MD

Appointment Phone: 410-590-4313
Primary Location: Salman Ashruf, M.D.
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, Breast Reduction, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cosmetic Surgery, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Fractures, Hand Surgery, Joint Diseases, Joint Injections, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuies, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder Disorders, Shoulder Labral Tear, Sports Injuries, Surgery, Trigger Finger
Photo of Dr. Eric Chang, MD

Chang, Eric, MD

Appointment Phone: (410) 740-9330
Primary Location: Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery
Photo of Dr. Sarah A Mess, MD

Mess, Sarah A, MD

Appointment Phone: (410) 910-2350
Primary Location: Sarah Mess, MD
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Cosmetic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery
Photo of Dr. Troy Allen Pittman, MD

Pittman, Troy Allen, MD

Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Appointment Phone: 443-997-9466
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Body Contouring, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reduction, Brow Lift, Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery of the Face, Craniofacial Reconstruction, Craniofacial Surgery, Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap, Ear Surgery, Facelift, Facial Reconstruction, Implant Based Breast Reconstruction, Injectibles, Liposuction, Lower Body Lift, Microvascular Reconstruction, Microvascular Surgery, Neck Lift, Plastic Surgery, Reconstruction After Cancer, Reconstruction After Skin Cancer, Revision Breast Augmentation, Revision Breast Reconstruction, Rhinoplasty, Transverse Upper Glacilis Flap, Trauma and Post Traumatic Reconstruction, Tummy Tuck



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