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Travis Holcombe, MD

Suite 960
500 W. Thomas
Phoenix, AZ 85013
United States
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My primary goal is to produce happy patients with excellent results. I want to be expert in my surgery, thus I have gone to the finest schools and best training programs in our country. I have limited my practice to areas that I enjoy and am best at. I try to be Christ like in all I do; as a surgeon this means treating patients as I would want to be treated.

Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Breast Surgery
Body Contouring
Skin Cancer Surgery

As a patient your consultation begins when you call to make an appointment. The success of my practice is not only determined by my efforts as a surgeon but also by the efforts of my staff.  I have excellent medical assistants, Sarah and Stacy.  Sarah and Stacy care as deeply for our patients as I do. Both are pleasant, cheerful and work very hard towards the goal of providing happy patients with good results. Your initial appointment and your surgery will be scheduled in a timely fashion that is as convenient as possible for you. At your consultation Sarah or Stacy will first review your medical history with you. I will then speak with you, examine you, and discuss your options with you. We will look at pictures of my patients to help with your understanding of the procedure and your expectations. We try to be good listeners and give each patient all the time they need.

With breast surgery patients, Sarah will then spend time having the patients actually "try on" some breast implants to get an idea of post operative results. Sarah then works with the patients to obtain pre op lab work; other physician clearances if these are needed.

I have many former patients who are glad to talk to prospective patients about their own experiences and Sarah will connect the two parties if a patient so desires. This can be a great aid to understanding. Our billing specialist Susan, then works out the details of cost and authorization.

Once the consultation is over patients may call us back later with further questions. These calls are generally returned that day or the very next working day.

I operate primarily at St. Joseph's Outpatient and Good Samaritan Surgicenter. These are outpatient facilities located on the campuses of major hospitals. At both of these facilities the staff is excellent and all the best technology is available. Although the surgery I do is not life threatening, I feel it is important to be on the grounds of a major hospital. Thus, if any serious complications were to develop, immediate access to the finest medical center is available.
  • M.D., John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1986
  • Residency, Plastic Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, July 1991-June 1993
  • Internship/Residency, Chief Resident General Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospitals, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1986-1991
  • B.A. (Engineering), Brown University, Providence, RI, 1982
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery 1995
  • American Board of Surgery 1992
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Parkland Surgical Society
  • The Jurkiewicz Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Maricopa County Medical Society
  • Christian Medical & Dental Society
  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • St. Joseph's Out Patient Facility, Phoenix, AZ
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Good Samaritan Surgicenter, Phoenix, AZ
  • Accountable Health Plans
  • Aetna (all plans except Axcel)
  • AHCCCS: AP/IPA; Mercy Care; Phoenix Health Plan
  • Banner Network
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of AZ (Corporate, PPO & HMO)
  • CCN, INC (PPO & Elect)
  • CMDP (Comprehensive Medical/Dental Program for adopted/foster kids)
  • Great West (through Cigna)
  • HealthNet
  • Humana Health (PPO,HMO & Gold Plus)
  • Maricopa Foundation PPO & EPO
  • MAYO Healthcare Network
  • Medicare (including Railroad Medicare)
  • One Health Plan
  • Pacificare (NOT Secure Horizons)
  • Preferred Health Network
  • Principal Healthcare PPO
  • Private Health Care Systems (PPO & EPO)
  • Prudential/Prunet
  • United Healthcare