Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy

Service: Topics: Organization:
Orange Coast Memorial
Featured speaker:

Eugene D. Elliott, MD

Specialties:
  • Hand Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

Eugene D. Elliot, M.D., is a graduate of the University of Rochester, N.Y. Dr. Elliott received his clinical training in general surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center, and completed fellowships in cosmetic surgery, hand and microvasular surgery.

Dr. Elliott is a diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and a published author in his field. He is a member of the California Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Society of Aesthetic Surgery, and American Society of Plastic Surgery. As a participant in the volunteer organization, Interplast Inc., Dr. Elliot provides reconstructive plastic surgery for the needy in the underdeveloped countries.

Podcast Summary

Many women face the decision of choosing to have breast reconstruction after a mastectomy. Cosmetic and reconstructive surgeon, Eugene Elliott, MD, addresses questions that may come up when making this decision. He also discusses achieving the best result with reconstructive breast surgery, the limitations of surgery, preparing for breast reconstruction, as well as which topics to discuss about reconstruction with your breast cancer surgeon.