Breast reconstruction surgery following mastectomy or lumpectomy is a personal decision. Recent improvements in breast reconstruction techniques give you more options for how and when to have your breast rebuilt. Our plastic surgeons work closely with your breast cancer team as soon as you are diagnosed. We explain your options, recommend the best approach based on your situation, and create a tailored treatment plan that's designed to provide the best cosmetic and health-related result. We'll help you return to your normal activities as soon as possible after breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction surgery.
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Why Choose Duke
From the time of your initial diagnosis, our plastic surgeons are an integral part of your breast cancer team. We work closely with medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and surgical oncologists to ensure you have the information you need to make the best decisions about your care. We explain how we develop your personalized treatment plan and are always available to answer your questions.
Our surgeons are experts in microsurgical techniques to detach, move, and successfully reattach tissue from one area of the body to another. Their microsurgical skill allows them to perform all types of breast reconstruction techniques. It also ensures you the best possible reconstruction, designed specifically for you.
Our plastic surgeons share their experience by teaching advanced breast reconstruction techniques to doctors across the country and around the world. Our combined skill and leadership mean you work with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced breast reconstruction surgeons in the U.S.