Male Breast Reduction Baltimore | Gynecomastia in Maryland

Hormone imbalance, genetic conditions, aging, prescription medications, and obesity can all cause enlarged breasts in men. Known as “gynecomastia,” this condition can impair self-confidence and discomfort. Male breast reduction, also known as gynecomastia

The Male Breast Reduction Procedure

Surgery to remove excess breast tissue in males can be accomplished through liposuction, excision techniques, or a combination of the two.

In cases where enlarged male breasts are mostly comprised of fatty tissue, liposuction may be used to remove it. Dr. Rosenberg will insert a cannula through a small incision to loosen and the tissue, which can then be removed through vacuum suction.

If excess skin or glandular tissue are also to blame for the appearance of enlarged breasts, excision techniques are necessary. In these cases, incisions are made around the nipple and across the breast, and the tissue will be reduced and repositioned for a more masculine appearance.

Am I a Candidate for Male Breast Reduction?

Some cases of gynecomastia can be treated through non-surgical medical treatments. When this is not the case, surgery can be the best option. Candidates for male breast reduction include those who are:

  • Nonsmokers
  • Generally healthy
  • At a stable and healthy weight
  • At a stage of stable breast development

Schedule a Consultation

To learn more about male breast reduction and find out if it is a suitable treatment for you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Rosenberg. Call the Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland at (410) 324-3071 or request your appointment online.

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Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon at

Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg is a founding member of The Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland. He began his plastic surgery practice in Baltimore after completing 13 years of extensive postgraduate training.

Today, he is a distinguished surgeon, expertly performing breast augmentations, breast lifts, liposuctions, tummy tucks, facelifts, facial rejuvenation, and more for patients in the Maryland area and beyond.

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