Plastic Surgery Clinic
To provide patients with the highest quality of care and maintain the health and welfare of active duty and other eligible beneficiaries by providing reconstructive surgery using the latest techniques in the areas of deformities of the head and neck, torso, or breast due to malignancy or congenital defect or extensive trauma due to injury.
What Womack Plastic Surgery Has To Offer
Womack Army Medical Center Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service performs medically necessary and adequate for your condition. procedures and limited cosmetic surgery for active duty, retirees and their eligible dependents. We are currently serving an increasing number of injured patients returning from deployments, as well as receiving a high volume of consultations for TRICARE covered procedures and reconstructive services.
A medically necessary procedure is one to restore function, correct a serious birth defect, restore body form after a serious injury, revision of disfiguring extensive scars, or after a medically necessary surgery due to breast cancer. The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service does limited consultations for cosmetic surgery on a space available basis and require the patient to meet the Body Mass Index (BMI) of 27 or below.
Cosmetic Services Provided
- Brow Lift
- Nasal Surgery
- Breast Implants
- Face Lift/Rhytidectomy
- Jaw Surgery
- Mastoplexy (Breast Lift)
- Scar Revision
- Eyelid Surgery
- Liposuction for Body Contouring
There is a charge for cosmetic surgery here at Womack and prices are determined after the patient’s initial plastic surgery consultation. Prices are determined by the Department of Defense and processed by the Womack Treasury Department. Cosmetic surgery is a non-TRICARE covered benefit in accordance with the Department of Defense Cosmetic Surgery Policy, OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 12-076 and OTSG/MEDCOM Policy Memo 13-013.
What We Need From You
The first step to be considered for plastic surgery at Womack is to make an appointment with your Primary Care Manager (PCM).
Explain to your PCM that you are interested in plastic surgery and what procedure you are requesting. At that time your PCM will review the referral criteria for that procedure and if appropriate will enter a referral in the system.
Once the referral is submitted, it will be reviewed by the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service. Please allow at least 72 business hours from the date the referral was submitted for a disposition. The patient will then activate the referral. Priorities of appointments in the clinic are given first to patients who have a need for an immediate medically necessary procedure followed by active duty and other eligible beneficiaries. Please be patient when calling to check the disposition of your referral or scheduling an appointment.
Items to bring to your first appointment could include but are not limited to:
- Any radiographic studies, such as Mammograms or Ultrasounds, that you have had in regards to the issue for which you have been referred to the Plastic Surgery Clinic.
- Operative notes if you have had surgeries outside of Womack.
- Implant information, such as an Implant Card and operative notes, for any implants that were placed anywhere besides Womack.