Reconstruct Your Narrative

 

Breast cancer is scary. Researching your mastectomy and reconstruction options shouldn’t be. Find the right doctor, read real stories, and discover all your surgical options so you can move forward with confidence.

Meet Sara

When Sara discovered she was BRCA2  positive, she did what any woman would do—she Googled. Sara’s search led her to RealSelf, where she found answers and comfort within our community. Follow Sara’s journey from detection to research, consultation, treatment and recovery.

RealSelf Guides

 

Understand the different types of mastectomies.

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Learn about breast reconstruction, including cost, recovery, and expectations.

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Discover the differences between breast reconstruction types and techniques.

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Real Stories

Read about mastectomies and breast reconstructions from women who’ve had them.

From the RealSelf blog

 

 

Ask Dr. Devgan: What are my breast reconstruction options?

Since October is breast cancer awareness month, I want to answer a common question I get, which is, “What are my breast reconstruction options?” Breast reconstruction is a really important part of a breast cancer journey for many women who want to rebuild their...

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons

Here are a few of the board-certified plastic surgeons with expertise in breast reconstruction on RealSelf. Read patient reviews, look at photos of their work, and connect with them to discuss a consultation.

Dr. Laura A. Sudarsky, MD

Laura A. Sudarsky, MD

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Dr. Lara Devgan, MD, MPH

Lara Devgan, MD, MPH

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Dr. Nicholas Flugstad, MD

Nicholas Flugstad, MD

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Dr. Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS

Lisa Cassileth, MD, FACS

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Dr. Michael Zenn, MD

Michael Zenn, MD

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Dr. Heather Richardson, MD, FACS

Heather Richardson, MD, FACS

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Dr. Paul Vanek, MD

Paul Vanek, MD

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Dr. Emily Hu, MD

Emily Hu, MD

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Dr. Anne Peled, MD

Anne Peled, MD

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Real Results

 

Ask Dr. Devgan: What are my breast reconstruction options?

Since October is breast cancer awareness month, I want to answer a common question I get, which is, “What are my breast reconstruction options?” Breast reconstruction is a really important part of a breast cancer journey for many women who want to rebuild their...