Dr. Pownell performs reconstructive plastic surgical procedures "on abnormal structures of the body caused by congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, trauma, infection, tumors, or disease. It is generally performed to improve function, but may also be done to approximate a normal appearance." Reconstructive procedures are usually covered by insurance carriers. At times, due to your carrier's specific policy, some procedures may not be considered reconstructive. After an evaluation by Dr. Pownell and his correspondence with your insurance company, this decision will be made. If your procedure is not covered by your carrier, Dr. Pownell's office will explain how financial arrangements can be made to schedule the procedure.
Specific information on some of the more common procedures performed by Dr. Pownell can be found by clicking on the topics above. For a more complete list of the reconstructive procedures offered by Dr. Pownell and his office staff, please click on the "Other" tab above.
Patrick H. Pownell, MD, PA offers and maintains this Web site to provide information of a general nature about the conditions requiring the services of a Plastic Surgeon. The information is provided with the understanding that Patrick H. Pownell, MD or his staff is not engaged in rendering surgical or medical advice or recommendations. Any information in the publications, messages, postings, or articles on this Web site should not be considered a substitute for consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon to address individual medical needs. Individual facts and circumstances will determine the treatment that is most appropriate.This information is meant for residents of the state of Texas only.