I am deeply grateful and ever so appreciative of your truly welcome and much needed help! Your surgery results are nothing short of awesome! Thoughtfulness like yours indeed takes a special caring. Again, ‘Thanks a Million’ for everything!!
- P.B.S., Revision Rhinoplasty
I wonder how you create a living thing with your hands. How do you build something out of nothing? The thought of the task baffles me, but to my father, it is mundane.
- Katharine Searcy Menick click here for the rest of her perspective
I wanted to take a minute of your precious time to thank you and to let you know the true meaning of what you have restored in her. Yours is a truly special gift and the confidence in which you handled her case allowed her to focus on healing, not worrying!
- V.B., patient’s daughter Nasal Reconstruction
I feel great every time I look into the mirror. Thank you for that gift.
- C.G., Nasal Reconstruction
Needless to say, I am overjoyed at the acquisition of my new nose - something I never imagined I would need - turned out so splendidly. It is a wonderful gift that you bring the world with your expertise, your care, and your artistry. It replaces despair with hope and, indeed verges on the miraculous. My deepest thanks.
- D.L., Nasal Reconstruction - click here for case details
I think of you every time I look in the mirror and know how blessed I am to have you as my doctor – the genius….. Everyone tells me how beautiful I look and they are amazed at your ability. Thank you for making a nightmare experience quite pleasant and even fun at times…. We have so much to thank you for. You were beyond considerate and we are beyond grateful… I get compliments almost every day on my beautiful nose.
-J.D. Nasal Reconstruction - click here for case details
You are really a miracle worker! My nose is healing rapidly and I feel normal again - a delicious feeling.
- P.F., Nasal Reconstruction - click here for case details
I am so happy for getting the surgery. The surgery has changed the outlook I have about myself and my self-confidence. So thanks again because how can I repay someone who has changed my life.
- T.P., Revision Rhinoplasty after Congenital Nasal Hemangioma
You truly gave me a new lease on life, as the saying goes. My nose is absolutely beautiful; I still get compliments on it!
- D.W., Nasal Reconstruction/Revision
Thank you so much for taking such great care of our son. We couldn’t have made it through all this without your kindness and compassion.
- B. and G. S., Nasal Reconstruction for their child
Words will never be enough to express our gratitude for the work you have done with our daughter. You have made her a whole person again. From the first day we met you, we had unending hope for her. You plainly said you could fix her when everyone else warned us not to expect much.
- Mother of K.B. Facial Reconstruction - click here for case details
I would like to take this opportunity to tell you what a magnificent doctor and artist you are! My two surgeries a few months ago - nose repair and facelift - changed my life. Everyone remarks how beautiful the work is. I feel I have lived on both sides of appearance; that is, going from droopy and haggard to looking vibrant and pleasing.
- J.T., Facelift and Rhinoplasty - click here for case details
There is rarely a day that goes by that I don't Thank God for sending me your way. My nose is beautiful.
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- 6 word memoir dedicated to Dr. Menick by M.F. - click here for case details
We are back home...The result is fantastic and completely in line with the vision I had in mind. Thank you for understanding and making that vision a reality. The vastly significant improvement to my breathing will certainly enhance my overall health and quality of life as well. I have the best of both worlds in aesthetics and function. I am beyond happy and satisfied. Your staff is attentive, warm and caring.
- A.C., Revision Rhinoplasty
You restored my nose and therefore my face. You gave me back my identity, and allowed me for the first time in 26 years, to feel physically whole again. I could only begin to imagine how rewarding it must be to change and restore peoples' lives, getting back confidence, changing their outlook on life and making them ready to embrace life again as it was. Because of your surgical skills and the changes you made externally, I am feeling stronger internally...
- A.C., Revision Rhinoplasty
Thank you for giving me my identity back. While I could have lived with the scars from the dogbite, my psyche feels better knowing that I present the best face I can- with your help. Thanks for sharing the benefits of your skills with me. I am honored.
- M.T., Facial and Nasal Trauma after previous failed repair
I am thankful every day for what the Doctor was able to do for my daughter.
- D.L., Father of Nasal Trauma patient after previous failed repair
I hope you know deep in your heart how thankful I am for your skills. Let's call it a higher power that we met. I have no clue why things happen. However, I do know that our meeting each other and your willingness to come to my rescue was evident from the start. I just wanted you to know I was treated with great respect and care (kindness) which has continued to this day. I truly am a better man for having known you mentally and physically. From the bottom of my heart, thank you so very much...
- D.G., Facial and Nasal burn
I don't get on your side of town during working hours very often. I think in another month or so I will be over there and would just like to stop in real quick to shake your hand and thank you for my beautiful nose! Everything is going great. It gets better all the time.
- A.C., Nasal Reconstruction
Thank you very much for being brilliant, talented, and fun to be with. It was an amazing journey and the confidence Harper and I have in your skills made it easy to keep the Faith. We will never believe that we have said "Thank You" enough. God richly blessed our package of three, and it is important to include the hundreds of people that joined us in the long process. The kindness and helpfulness of Rachel and Tina your office staff.
- J.D., Nasal Reconstruction
I have been thinking of you and wondering how you are. My son will turn 18 soon and he is doing very well. His surgery all started with you and now he is almost grown! He wears a BAHA, a bone conducting hearing aid. I just want to say thank you for your very tender care of my son. His mom passed away nearly 4 years ago and I know she would join me in extending this thank you! You are a pretty decent ear maker too, and I would be willing to tell Dr. Brent!
- R.S., Father of Ear Reconstruction patient
I wanted to tell you how thankful I am that you worked on me today. I think it looks terrific! Your work must be so rewarding. You are life changing to so many. Thank you!
- K.D., Nasal Reconstruction
I just want to tell you and everyone else at the office, THANK YOU! You helped make my dreams come true with your patience and superb hospitality. I will be sure to tell all my friends how terrific this experience was for me. Thank you again very much!
- D.G., Rhinoplasty
I am deeply grateful and ever so appreciative of your truly welcome and much needed help! Your surgery results are nothing short of awesome! Thoughtfulness like yours indeed takes a special caring. Again, "Thanks a Million" for everything!!
- P.S., Revision Rhinoplasty
I wanted to thank you again for the great work that you did on my nose. My wife and I are very pleased. You are truly gifted. God bless.
- K.V., Nasal Reconstruction
Thank you for making a beautiful nose. I’ve always wanted a “normal” looking nose and without you I wouldn’t have had this life altering opportunity. You amaze me.
- L.S., Congenital Nasal Deformity Reconstruction
My nose is healing very well and it looks great. I must admit that I am really loving my new nose! Thank you very much Dr. Menick.
- C.M., Rhinoplasty
Your work is beautiful and so reminiscent of the Wabi Sabi concept but did you know that this advanced aesthetic concept is also a perspective and philosophy of life? Thanks for changing my life. I feel so vibrant and alive as a result of your work.
- A.C., Revision Rhinoplasty
Some gifts you hold in your hand: Some you hold in your heart. We are so grateful for the blessing of you! My family and I want to extend a sincere thank you for giving me my life back. You are a special man: Your heart heals us and your hands make us beautiful again. Dr. Menick, you create gifts like no other. No words could ever express the thankfulness I feel for you, your office staff and your hospital team...
- C.J., Nasal Reconstruction after Dogbite
Everything is going great and I have significant feeling in the nose. Once in a while certain vibrations (like singing) cause a most intense tickling/itching sensation. It’s kind of weird and exciting all at the same time. It gets better all the time. Thank you so much.
- A.C., Nasal Reconstruction
I am writing just to let you know that I am very happy with my nose now. It really changed my life a lot, now I can take lots of pictures of my face (it doesn’t matter if the light is in my face), it always looks great and I am very confident meeting people, I don’t have to hide anymore. I had some concerns about the high bridge but after 2 months I started being 100% happy. All the rib pain in the end was worth it. Thanks a lot for what you have done for me and I hope you will make many other patients happy.
- R.F., Revision Rhinoplasty
About Our Practice
We are devoted to providing the highest quality of care and wish to make your experience as comfortable as possible. Our staff understands the importance of being well-informed. Please do not hesitate to ask questions.
Dr. Menick’s Office Hours:
Monday—Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Dr. Menick’s Consult Hours
Monday 8:00 AM. to 1:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM. to 1:00 PM
Rachel Mungaray—Clinic Manager
Rachel has been with Dr. Menick’s practice for 13 years and is an invaluable part of the office. Among many things, Rachel is responsible for scheduling surgeries and managing insurance and billing. Rachel may be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tina Pico—Patient Representative
Tina has been with Dr. Menick’s practice for 2 years and is a wonderful asset. Known for her warm personality and sense of humor, she assists patients with scheduling initial consultations and provides general information regarding Dr. Menick’s practice. Tina may be contacted at: email@example.com
Rachel and Tina are dedicated to Dr. Menick’s patients and providing the highest level of service.
Fees & Insurance
The cost of surgery will be provided to you after consultation and prior to the procedure.
The cost of reconstructive surgery includes hospital operating room, possible overnight hospitalization charges, anesthesia, and the surgeon’s fee. The patient is responsible for these costs.
Dr. Menick cares for many patients with extremely difficult problems that other surgeons may not feel comfortable treating. Patients with less complicated defects or with poor results from past repairs, performed elsewhere, also prefer to see Dr. Menick because of his extensive training and experience as well as superior aesthetic results. His goal is to restore each patient to his or her normal appearance, not simply to get a wound healed or a “hole” filled with a skin graft or flap. Whether the program is large or small, achieving the best possible result is our objective.
Recreating the skin quality, 3D contour, and landmarks of the attractive and normal face requires considerably more preoperative and postoperative evaluation, operative time, skill, and experience, than traditional techniques. Unfortunately, commercial insurance and Medicare do not reimburse for this extra skill and time-consuming effort. If Dr. Menick rebuilt a nose for a new patient every day, 365 days a year, insurance reimbursement would barely cover his professional office expenses.
Therefore, our office is not a provider for any insurance and does not accept insurance reimbursement as full payment for care.
You may be able to use out-of-network commercial insurance benefits. If you do not have out-of-network benefits, you may request that your insurance carrier allow you to be treated by Dr. Menick under special circumstances because of his expertise. Our office can help you make these arrangements and obtain pre-authorization. Under these circumstances, your insurance may pay for the hospital, anesthesia, and part of Dr. Menick’s fee. You will be responsible for the difference.
Dr. Menick is not a Medicare provider. Medicare patients may use Medicare to cover hospital, lab, and anesthesia costs but Medicare will not pay for any part of Dr. Menick’s surgical care. The patient will be personally responsible for the payment of Dr. Menick’s fee. According to law, neither you nor he can bill Medicare for any part of his care and Medicare will not reimburse the patient for his surgical care.
Dr. Menick’s primary professional interest is helping patients with facial injury. He will consider adjusting fees relative to a patient’s ability to pay. Please discuss your personal situation and concerns with the office staff or Dr. Menick.
Cosmetic surgery is performed to reshape normal structures of the body to improve appearance and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery is not covered by health insurance. Hospital, anesthesia, and surgeon’s fees are provided prior to your surgery.
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