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  • Undergraduate:
    - Cornell University
  • Medical School:
    - University of Illinois
  • Residency:
    - Washington University
  • Fellowship:
    - Ohio State University
  • Masters:
    - University of Illinois

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Insurance Accepted

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.


Santosh Kale, MD, MBA

Dr. Santosh Kale is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive microsurgeon who specializes in breast reconstruction (implant and tissue-based), aesthetic breast surgery, body contouring, lymphedema, general reconstruction, and gender confirmation surgeries.

Dr. Kale is fully skilled in the advanced microsurgery techniques of the breast, extremities, trunk, and head and neck. As one of the leading experts in the Midwest, he regularly comes to the aid of over 200 patients every year.

Patient Testimonials

Awards & Accolades

    Virginia Living Top Doctor (Virginia Living Magazine, 2018)
    Richmond Magazine Top Docs (2018, 2019)
    Shining Knight (VCU Medical Center, 2017)
    Outstanding Teacher Award (M3 Surgery Clerkship, Virginia Commonwealth University 2014 – 2015)
    Joseph H. Boyes Award (American Society for Surgery of the Hand – 2010)


Taking the Lead: Microsurgical reconstruction after breast cancer
Life-saving Training - Discussion with Dr. Kale
Cindy's Story - Breast Reconstruction with Dr. Kale

Office Locations

1080 Beecher Crossing N
Suite A
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Phone: 614-686-4083
100 West Main St
Springfield, Ohio 45502
Phone: 937-521-3900