Dr. Albear Plastic Surgeon in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Name: Paul Albear, MD
Last name: Albear
Began aesthetic medicine in: 2001
Years experience: 19
Primary Specialty: Plastic Surgeon
Website: https://www.albearplasticsurgery.com
Business: Paul R. Albear, MD, FACS
Address: 26844 Tanic Drive
City: Wesley Chapel
State: Florida
Zip Code: 33544
Country: US
Consulting Fees: 50$
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Has Sponsored Offer : No

Clinical Privileges
  • Florida Hospital Women’s, Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Tampa General Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa
  • Medical: MD, The University of Illinois College of Medicine
Postdoc Training
  • Residency: General Surgery, Michigan State University
  • Fellowships:
  • Plastic Surgery, University of Tennessee
  • Hand Surgery, Texas Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Member of
  • American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Board Certification
Paul Ramon Albear (ABMSUID -05)

Viewed: 7/3/2008
Day of birth: 12/15/1963

Status: Alive
Certification: American Board of Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery – General

Status: Certified
Active Time-Limited Initial Certification: 11/12/2005 – 12/31/2015
Education: 1993 MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Location: 2306 Ashley Oaks Cir Ste 101Wesley Chapel, FL 33544-6435 (United States)

GPS coordinates on map: 28.1914949,-82.3720157

Paul Albear, MD

Primary location
Location name: Tampa
State: FL
Country: US
Map point: 27.9814,-82.45110321
  • Age Spots Treatment
  • Arm Lift
  • Body Lift
  • Botox
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Implant Removal
  • Breast Implant Revision
  • Breast Implants
  • Breast Lift
  • Breast Lift with Implants
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Brow Lift
  • Cheek Augmentation
  • Cheek Lift
  • Chemical Peel
  • Chin Implant
  • Chin Surgery
  • Collagen Injection
  • Dermabrasion
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Surgery
  • Eye Bags Treatment
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fat Transfer
  • Forehead Lift
  • Gynecomastia Surgery
  • Juvederm
  • Latisse
  • Lip Augmentation
  • Lip Surgery
  • Lipoma Removal
  • Liposculpture
  • Liposuction
  • Lower Facelift
  • Male Tummy Tuck
  • Mentor Breast Implants
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mini Facelift
  • Mini Tummy Tuck
  • Mole Removal
  • Mommy Makeover
  • Neck Lift
  • Nipple Surgery
  • Panniculectomy
  • Perlane
  • Radiesse
  • Restylane
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Scars Treatment
  • Sculptra Aesthetic
  • Septoplasty
  • Sientra Breast Implants
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • SMAS Facelift
  • Strattice
  • Thigh Lift
  • Tumescent Liposuction
  • Tummy Tuck
  • Tummy Tuck Revision

RealSelf Info

Rating: 4.8
Profile views: 15762
Answer count: 81
Review count: 17
Anonymous votes: 0
Offer count: 0
Profile created: Nov 18, 2007
Profile modified: Mar 29, 2020
Profile promotion: No
Profile inactive: No
Premier status: Free
Tier: Free-Claimed
Linked url: https://www.albearplasticsurgery.com
RealCare Promise: No
Directory link: Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
RealSelf’s PRO: No
Doctor Designation Start Time: May 14, 2014
Doctor Designation End Time: Jan 1, 2033


  • Tampa, FL, US. GPS coordinates: 27.9814,-82.45110321

Latest ratings of treatments

  • Breast Reduction (Apr 2015) – 5/5
  • Breast Reconstruction (Mar 2020) – 5/5
  • Arm Lift (Aug 2016) – 5/5
  • Breast Implant Removal (Feb 2016) – 5/5
  • Tummy Tuck Revision (Jun 2012) – 5/5
  • Tummy Tuck (Jul 2017) – 5/5
  • Tummy Tuck (May 2014) – 5/5
  • Tummy Tuck (Jan 2014) – 5/5
  • Breast Implant Removal (Nov 2012) – 5/5
  • Breast Reconstruction (Apr 2015) – 5/5
  • Breast Implants (Oct 2008) – 2/5
  • Tummy Tuck (Jul 2013) – 5/5
  • Arm Lift (Sep 2012) – 5/5
  • Breast Augmentation (Sep 2012) – 5/5
  • Breast Reconstruction (Oct 2011) – 5/5

Latest Prices

Breast Reconstruction Prices

  • $3000 – Mar 2020 – Tampa, FL

Arm Lift Prices

  • $6000 – Sep 2012 – Tampa, FL

Breast Implant Removal Prices

  • $3700 – Feb 12, 2016 – Wesley Chapel, FL
  • $500 – Nov 30, 2012 – Wesley Chapel, FL

Tummy Tuck Revision Prices

  • $6000 – Jun 28, 2012 – Tampa, FL

Tummy Tuck Prices

  • $5000 – Jul 2017 – Tampa, FL
  • $5400 – May 30, 2014 – Tampa, FL
  • $6500 – Jan 10, 2014 – Wesley Chapel, FL
  • $4100 – Jun 6, 2014 – Wesley Chapel, FL
  • $4000 – Jul 11, 2013 – Wesley Chapel, FL

Breast Augmentation Prices

  • $5000 – Sep 2012 – Wesley Chapel, FL

Doctor’s answers

Answer Header & Date
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im only 21 but my 34g breasts are making me miserable. Will insurance cover a reduction?
Candidate or not for breast reduction
Feb 14, 2014
Insurance will cover most of the time if you have clinical history documented . Rashes under your breast, shoulder strapping, back pain/neck pain . All documented by your primary care . Some attempt at conservative management , such as creams for the rash, workup for back pain etc. Then the amount that is taken off in the reduction has to be enough to deem it not cosmetic surgery . That will be based on physical exam and total body surface area . This data will guestimate what needs to be…
How soon can you have revision surgery after breast augmentation? What is the success rate using stratt
Contracture and when to revise
Feb 14, 2014
I think you need to take some time and let it settle . You have two opinions from Plastic Surgeons and should what since I believe you are early in the process . Give it 3 months and see . Continue massage . Follow up closely with the Plastic Surgeon you feel comfortable with . Remember , all Board Certified Plastic Surgeons can handle these issues. We may just come at it from another angle . If you want someone else than go to Plasticsurgery.org and contact the American Society of Plastic…
I’ve had a double mastectomy with reconstruction from my own tissue. Can I get implants also?
autologous tissue and implants
Feb 14, 2014
Yes you can get implants placed with autologous tissue . But , every case is patient specific . What Flap was used? What occurred in each of the surgeries? To much missing info to give exact advise . But , principally yes you can use implants with your tissue reconstruction . Work with your Board Certified Plastic Surgeon that knowns your case well . Also, sometimes its best to wait and let things settle before redoing things again . Remember Breast reconstruction is more…
When will I be able to lift weight after Nipple Reconstruction?
lifting weights and nipple reconstruction
Feb 14, 2014
Once your incisions are healed you should be able to work out . The concern I have is always open wounds and sweating or direct trauma . I f you had a reconstruction for breast cancer you probably have an implant behind that nipple . So, be safe and wait till your healed .
Hi I had breast replacement 4 weeks ago my right breast is flat under areola is this normal?
flat nipple after breast replacement / mastectomy
Feb 14, 2014
At 4 weeks I do not think you should be worried about appearance . Follow your surgeons post op protocol and what at least 8 weeks . Let the swelling get out of the tissues than evaluate . And with out knowing the technique used it is hard to comment more. Nipple sparing IMF incision ? What did you look like pre op to assess were you are now ? Give it time and then have a talk with your Plastic Surgeon . Remember these are reconstructions and not augmentations . We can do a lot but…
Is it possible to get a surgery where my sister can transfer her fat over to me?
Sister as fat donor
Feb 14, 2014
If that were only possible but that is theoretically possible with identical twins only . As for Insurance vs Cosmetic , only if it is for reconstruction should it be submitted to insurance. The best way to see if you are a candidate is to see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and check out your options .
What is the best procedure for removing my breast implants?
“How to remove the Implant?”
Feb 14, 2014
I would use the same incision to remove the implant . Laparoscopically removed with full exposure . As for the capsule it would depend on the character of the capsule. If the capsule is diseased the I would remove it . But you could leave it ,score it to close it down etc . I would plan for removal and intra-operatively make the decision of what is right .
Do I have enough fat for a fat transfer to the buttocks. Should I trust a resident to do the surgery (P
” do I have enough to fat transfer?”
Feb 14, 2014
I believe you do but you need to be seen in person to confirm . You will need a full body prep to get all the fat that will be needed .
I’m 5″5 with a narrow chest and an A cup. I’m debating between mod+ 340cc and HP 425cc-450; Will this g
“Whats enough?”
Feb 14, 2014
With a narrow chest and a 12 cm base with those sizes sound right . Elasticity of the of the skin , damage to the skin with stretch marks all will play into the need of a moderate plus vs a high profile . With a narrow chest the M+ may be to wide and a HP will work better. It also depends on what look you are looking for. More projection with narrow cleavage, over vs under the muscle etc.
I have the BRCA2 gene and implants but need to have a double masectomy. What are my options?
BRACA 2 with implants
Jan 1, 2014
We have had patients with implants preoperatively and bilateral mastectomies with BRACA positive testing undergoing prophylactic surgery and reconstruction . Depending on the size of the implants preoperatively an infra-mammary incision can be made with a nipple sparing mastectomy skin sparing technique and implant replacement in the sub pectoral pocket. Find yourself a Breast Surgeon / Plastic Surgeon team with experience together . That will make the difference longterm . Good…
bilateral double mastectomy without reconstruction..
Bandage removal
Jan 1, 2014
That question should be answered by your surgeon because he is the only one that was at the procedure and knows the details . Talk to him only……
What can I use to lighten scar under breast?
Dark Scars
Jan 1, 2014
I am a like Kelo-Cote applied twice per day and give it time (60-90 days ) to see affect.It has worked better for me than other products .
Strange looking Breast 2 days post op?
Bra shot
Jan 1, 2014
Need to see the breast to have an opinion of the appearance . Contact your Plastic Surgeon and have him examine you . I usually never worry right away about appearnace due to swelling . But if concerned contact your doctor……!!!!
Do I really need to get a Tummy Tuck or will Liposculturing surfice?
Shar-pei belly
Jan 1, 2014
The only way to get rid of extra skin is with a tummy tuck. No lateral views to the the abdominal muscle . If bulging then you need the muscles fixed with a plication. Can you get away with a mini vs a full tummy tuck? need to be examined for detailed plan. Good luck and make sure they are Board certified “IN” Plastic Surgery !!!
Why do some breast augmentation patients wear an underwire bra after surgery and others a non-wired bra
Bra with Wire vs NO Bra with wire
Jan 1, 2014
Depends on the Surgeon . I have noticed over my years in practice a additive roll for the bra. A good underwire bra with lateral support has done well for my patients (Cosmetic and reconstruction) . I look at the bra like a cast for a broken bone . It helps hold the implant in place . Specifically , with motion of the pectorals muscle on the implant there is a natural force over time on the implant to be pushed down and out. because of that I have noticed the lateral support with the…

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