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Archive for March, 2008

Making decisions for surgical treatment

Published on March 30, 2008 by

I have always been curious about the process by which patients make decisions about their care. I remember being in fellowship training in Hand & Microsurgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital. I supervised 2 chief residents in plastic surgery, 2

Referrals for breast reconstruction

Published on March 26, 2008 by

As a board certified plastic surgeon, I deal with issues surrounding breast reconstruction on a daily basis. But as I speak to most patients at their initial consultation once they have been newly diagnosed with breast cancer, it is clear


Published on March 20, 2008 by

Blogging is something new for me, so I’m excited to see in what direction it goes. The idea behind the blog is to provide easy to understand information about breast reconstruction after mastectomy. But that is just the beginning…As a