Does Insurance cover Tummy Tuck ? Although the Tummy tuck surgery is excluded under most insurance policies, a panniculectomy may receive coverage when medically necessary. A panniculectomy is an effective procedure that removes the redundant pannus of skin and subcutaneous fat located in the lower abdominal area. CLICK HERE to learn more about Panniculectomy Surgery. Panniculectomy is covered by insurance when performed to correct for structural defects of the abdominal wall (such as a hernia) or to relieve abdominal skin disorders such as:
Most insurance companies will request:
Dr. Siamak Agha, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, MD, PhD completed his 7 years of medical education at the prestigious University of Cambridge, England.
His residency in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery was completed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the most respected and comprehensive Plastic Surgery training programs in the United States.
He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and on staff at Hoag Medical Center.
Agha is best known for post-bariatric procedures specializing in Total Body Lift Surgery. He is considered an expert at Body Contouring and has developed cutting-edge techniques such as Abdominoplasty, Spiral Thighplasty, and Buttock Reshaping.
Dr. Agha believes that an understanding of human anatomy and the changes that occur through aging, pregnancy, weight loss, and lifestyle are fundamental for achieving surgical results.