FAQs

Do you accept insurance?

Depending on the procedure(s), Dr. Opoku is a non-participating provider.  We do work with insurance carriers to get authorization for certain procedures. 
For cosmetic procedures, including breast reductions and muscle repair, we currently do not accept insurance.  Please call the office for additional details as we are updating our insurance coverage.

Is there a charge for consultation?

Yes.  There is a $50 consultation fee for all new patients.  If you are interested in transgender surgery, you will be scheduled for a 1 hour consultation and the fee will be $100.   Consultation fees are required at time of scheduling your appointment.  Fees are credited toward your surgical fees.  Please respect Dr. Opoku's schedule and attend your consultation as scheduled.

Is there a charge for revisions?

We have a detailed revision policy given during your pre-operative appointment and by request.  For most revisions, there is a minimum $250 charge.  Revisions are handled on a case-by-case basis and depends on the reason for revision and the extent of the revision.

Does Dr. Opoku do surgery from a surgical center, office, or hospital?

Dr. Opoku has privileges at 3 area hospitals where he does most of his surgeries.  He can also preform minor procedures in both of his office locations.

 

Is there a BMI requirement?

Currently, a patient should have a BMI <41 to schedule a consultation and must be maintained through surgery.  
For office procedures (body procedures), the current BMI requirement is <33.  Facial procedures and arm liposuction do not have BMI requirements.  Please contact the office directly with any questions.

Does Dr. Opoku have any patient deaths?

No. No. No.  We strive to have a safe and successful surgical outcome.  We often require greater pre-operative testing than required by the hospital and we take a thorough medical history.

Is there a recovery house in Philadelphia?

We cater to our out-of-town patients and can provide a list of places to stay and can make recommendations for providers that will care for your post-op needs while you stay in the area.  Please contact the office directly for an up-to-date list.

Do you accept financing?

We accept cash, major credit card and cashier's check written to Platinum Surgical and Medical Arts.  

Payment is due 8 weeks before your surgery date.  

We also accept United Medical Financing and PatientFi.