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Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in Sugar Land, TX

Dr. David Stapenhorst and the staff of Signature Plastic Surgery offer General Reconstruction procedures to the communities of Sugar Land, Texas, and Houston, Texas. General Reconstruction refers to several reconstruction procedures performed by Dr. Stapenhorst. Depending on the individual case, Dr. Stapenhorst may recommend one or more General Reconstruction procedures.

What types of General Reconstruction procedures does Dr. David Stapenhorst perform?

Dr. David Stapenhorst performs a variety of reconstructive procedues.  The most common are facial reconstruction after removal of skin cancer, facial reconstruction after trauma, and breast reconstruction.

How does Dr. David Stapenhorst perform General Reconstruction procedures?

Dr. Stapenhorst uses a variety of procedures when performing General Reconstruction. Skin and tissue grafts may be transplanted from other areas of the body. Cartilage may be harvested from the ribcage. For flap procedures, such as those used for breast reconstruction, Dr. Stapenhorst incises a section of skin and tissue from part of the body, such as the abdomen. The excised tissue is then shaped and sutured over the site of the reconstruction. During General Reconstruction procedures, Dr. Stapenhorst often performs microsurgery to connect blood vessels and nerves between the transplanted tissue and healthy tissue around the surgical site.

How much does General Reconstruction cost in Houston?

Signature Plastic Surgery works with CareCredit® to provide financing options for patients. Within a few hours, you can be pre-approved for your cosmetic procedure.

Dr. Stapenhorst specializes in plastic surgery; visit our other plastic surgery pages including hand surgery, microsurgery and port-wine stain removal.

Dear Patients,

I am announcing the closure of my practice, Signature Plastic Surgery. Effective December 31, 2022, I
will be moving on to a new practice opportunity. I have enjoyed serving the people of Sugar Land since
2008. This has been a difficult decision for me to make, but I am looking forward to the new
opportunity, and I know that I will look back fondly on the past 14 years.
If you are a current patient, your medical records are confidential, and a copy can be transferred to
another physician of your choice, or released to you only with your permission. You may send an e-mail
to dr.david@drdavidstapenhorst.com to obtain a record release form.

David P. Stapenhorst, MD, FACS