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Back into the blogging mode…

Published on July 4, 2008 by

I was reminded by a patient that blogging actually involves updating my posts with some kind of regularity! Well, I do appreciate that advice and I am back to continue what I started back in the spring. I think that

More on decision making in breast cancer treatment…

Published on April 21, 2008 by

It has been a few weeks since my last post. It is amazing how life sometimes gets in the way of sitting down and thoughtfully posting a blog entry. I am excited about some recent things that have happened and

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