Traveling to Austin, TX for Plastic Surgery?

Traveling to Austin, TX

At Breast and Body Center of Austin, our renowned surgeons draw in patients from all over the world to receive top-quality surgery. While visiting from out-of-town for a procedure, our staff highly recommends exploring Austin, a thriving, exciting metropolis of art, music, culture, and nature. This unique Southern city is full of entertainment. For a taste of the beauty and nature in Austin we encourage patients to relax on Lady Bird Lake or at Barton Springs. Go boutique shopping on quirky Congress Street or take a night to see what all the nightlife buzz is about on 6th Street. Whatever your interests, Austin has something fun and exciting for you while you visit.

Assistance for Air Travel Cost

American Cancer Society Air Miles Program
Designed to help you with the costs of traveling for cancer-related reasons, the American Cancer Society Air Miles Program is a valuable resource for many of our patients. Frequent flier miles are donated by members of the Delta SkyWish Program, the United Untied Mileage Plus Charity Miles Program, and the Frontier Airlines EarlyReturns Mileage Program. These miles are provided on a one-time-per-year basis for patients who qualify for tickets and can be extended for escorts or travel companions if medically required. Travel is restricted within the US only. This program is made possible through the joint efforts of Mercy Medical Airlift, the National Patient Travel Helpline, and the American Cancer Society. Call 1-800-227-2345 to find out if you qualify for help with your air travel to the Breast and Body Center of Austin.

The National Patient Travel Center (NPTC)
With more than 3 dozen special discounted and charitable patient air service groups in the program, the National Patient Travel Center can help refer you to the one that best fits your needs. The NPTC helps each individual patient find the right program to help take care of the costs of air travel, including air ambulance services, for cancer or other illness-related reasons. Call 1-800-296-1217 or visit www.patienttravel.org to find out if your are qualified to receive help from the NPTC.

Assistance For Lodging Costs

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program
Throughout Austin, the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program is affiliated with many hotels that can offer reduced, economical room rates for cancer-related reasons. Many of our patients can benefit from saving money on lodging with the program. Call 1-800-227-2345 at least 2 Fridays before the week of travel to see if there are hotels and lodging assistance available for your needs.

LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Services
The free LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Services can assist our patients in finding the right discounted hotel room as well as with other support. Each patient will get help from a Personal Cancer Navigator who will do much of the detailed work that is hard to focus on as a cancer patient. Call 855-220-7777 or visit livestrong.org to learn more.

Assistance for Local Transport

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program
The American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program assists patient with cancer with rides to their appointments and/or treatment sessions. As we offer many different breast reconstruction surgeries to patients with cancer, we would like to offer you a contact number for this service. To learn if you qualify, please call 1-800-227-2345.

Breast Cancer Resource Center AsSisters Client Assistance Program
Once you arrive in Austin for surgery at the Breast and Body Center, the Breast Cancer Resource Center AsSisters Client Assistance Program helps to support and assist women with important details, such as ground transportation to and from appointments, some light housekeeping, prescription pick-up, and more. Call 512-524-2470 x 105 to learn more about the program.

American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program
For ambulatory patients who need help getting around Austin for their procedure, our staff recommends contacting the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery Program. The beneficial program assists with local ground transportation to and from appointments. To find out if you qualify for assistance, call 1-800-227-2345.

Our Staff is Here to Help

Our staff at the Breast and Body Center of Austin is committed to making sure you receive the care that you need. Whether visiting for cancer-related reasons or for aesthetic ones, our out-of-town patients are important to us. This is why we are eager to help in every step of the process, from providing hotel options to offering convenient pre-operative appointment times within 5 – 7 days before your surgery. Since every patient will have varying recovery times and post-operative requirements, our staff can also be involved in referring and coordinating a private nurse to help you after your surgery so that you can be as comfortable as possible.

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