The decision to reconstruct a breast that has been lost due to breast cancer, to the BRCA gene for breast cancer, or to a congenital breast disorder (Poland’s Syndrome, Pectus Excavatum) is personal. Nearly all patients are candidates for some form of breast reconstruction. If you choose to undergo breast surgery, your surgeon will work with you, your oncologist, and your breast cancer surgeon to develop a safe treatment plan that fits your personal goals, your body type, and your lifestyle.
Dr. Fisher is a skilled reconstructive breast surgeon, adept at both traditional implant techniques and advanced breast reconstruction techniques that use a woman’s own living tissue to restore the breast. Dr. Fisher will listen to your goals and concerns and guide you in your journey from breast cancer patient to breast cancer survivor.
Living tissue reconstruction techniques:
Implant based reconstruction techniques such as:
- Staged Breast Reconstruction: two-step reconstruction, with initial tissue expander placement followed by saline or silicone breast implant placement
- “Direct to Implant” Breast Reconstruction: single step saline or silicone breast implant at the time the mastectomy
- Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap with Saline or Silicone Breast Implant
Tissue Expander Breast Reconstruction