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Speaking as an ex painter for damage like that, which from the photo, doesn't seem extensive you are better off getting it repaired. Replacing panels comes at a much greater risk of corrosion further down the line. I'd be pretty much insisting the panel not be replaced.
Hope all goes well it’s a tricky one...
Have a look at this Facebook post to give you an idea of what’s involved . Go and speak to a good independent Paintless Dent Removal PDR repairer first.