Umbareen Mahmood, MD
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Chief Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Umbareen Mahmood MDNew York, NY
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Dr. Mahmood is a Board Certified, double Ivy League trained Plastic and Reconstructive surgeon practicing in New York City. She employs both surgical and non-surgical techniques tailored to the individual needs and desires of her patients. Dr. Mahmood underwent extensive training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of South Florida. She has also worked at several prestigious institutions such as the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, FL, All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, FL, and was actively involved in the medical care of veterans at two large Veteran’s hospitals. Dr. Mahmood is a proud member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the New England Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons. She has published several medical articles relating to the field of plastic surgery including, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy via Inframammary Fold: Reconstructive Red Flags in Cancer & Clinical Oncology, Lateral Subcutaneous Brow Lift: Updated Technique in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal, articles regarding international burn management including, Burn Management Capacity in Low and Middle-Income Countries; A Systematic Review of 458 Hospitals across 14 countries, the book chapter, Abdominal and Thoracic Reconstruction in Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery: The Essentials, and presented her work at regional and national plastic surgery conferences. She received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and brain sciences from Dartmouth College and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Dartmouth Medical School and was awarded research scholar grants at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the National Institute of Health. Dr. Mahmood subsequently completed a highly competitive integrated six-year plastic surgery residency program at the University of South Florida. Strongly committed to altruistic endeavors, she maintains an active profile in the local community and supports various philanthropic organizations, particularly those that benefit child development and literacy. In her spare time, Dr. Mahmood’s interests include fitness, travel, fashion, music, the arts, and enjoying all that New York City has to offer.
Professional & Academic Titles
- Chief Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Umbareen Mahmood MD
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Years of Experience
- Less than five years of experience
- American Board of Plastic Surgery
Experience and Expertise
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Questions and Answers
Many men suffer from gynecomastia, or enlargement of breast tissue. Treatment options include liposuction alone, liposuction with a small incision around the areola to remove glandular tissue, and excision of skin, breast tissue, and fat +/- free nipple graft for more severe cases.
Breast implant selection is based on both careful measurements by a plastic surgeon, as well a patient's own desire and aesthetic goal of how she wants to look. Chest wall measurements determine how large of an implant can be placed, and for each particular set of chest dimensions, there is a range of implant volumes and projections that a patient can choose. Ultimately the selection process should be a joint effort by the patient and the plastic surgeon to ensure a safe and beautiful result.
Reductions can sometimes be classified as non-aesthetic and in these cases your insurance company may cover part or all of the cost of breast reduction surgery. For the procedure to be considered non-aesthetic it must be deemed medically necessary by the specific insurance provider; this typically means the procedure is being conducted to relieve physical problems such as back, neck or shoulder pain. If approved by the insurance carrier, they determine how much breast tissue must be removed for them to assist with paying for the procedure. This information is generally covered in detail during consultation with a plastic surgeon.
I employ both surgical and non-surgical techniques tailored to the individual needs and desires of my patients.
Umbareen Mahmood, MD
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Umbareen Mahmood MD
- Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Jul 2016
- Geisel School of Medicine (2010)
- Dartmouth College (2006)
- Lenox Hill Hospital
- St. Michael Medical Center
- American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons
- New York Regional Society of Plastic Surgeons
- Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons