Posted on: April 29, 2014
Empowering Results of New Research on Esthetic Outcomes of Breast Reconstruction
By Dr. Michael H. Rosenberg, FACS, Chief of Plastic Surgery, Vice-President for Physician Surgical Services and Associate Medical Director at Northern Westchester Hospital
My colleagues at Northern Westchester Hospital and I recently published research findings on breast reconstruction outcomes that have the potential to dramatically improve quality of life after breast surgery as well as to save women’s lives. Published in The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, our article was titled “Breast Reconstruction With or Without Human Acellular Dermal Matrices:
Posted on: March 13, 2013
Aesthetic Oncology for Breast Cancer Patients
by Danielle DeLuca-Pytell, MD, FACS
In 2004, after completing a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, I came to Northern Westchester Hospital and the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery for a fellowship in cosmetic surgery. I had a broad base of training in all elements of plastic surgery there, and had also spent time at MD Anderson Cancer Center to study microsurgical reconstruction as well. When I came to the Institute, I learned about a whole different type of breast reconstruction I had never been exposed to before: lumpectomy reconstruction. What I saw was the elegant marriage of two unique specialties blending into one: aesthetic oncology.