Reconstructive (Plastic) Surgery

We are excited to have the only plastic surgeon in the Central New York region to participate with most major insurances. We provide the best in outpatient surgical care to patients requiring intervention related to a wide range of non-cosmetic plastic surgery needs. Our plastic surgeon works closely with our Breast Cancer Program to provide our patients with timely appointments related to breast reconstruction needs. The following are some of the services we provide.

  • Comprehensive Breast reconstruction after mastectomy for breast cancer
  • Breast Reduction
  • Reconstructive Microvascular Surgery for breast reconstruction and other soft tissue defects
  • Breast Augmentation and Lift of the unaffected breast in conjunction with breast reconstruction
  • Oncoplastic Breast surgery (Breast shaping in conjunction with Breast cancer lumpectomy)
  • Fat grafting for a variety of breast and other soft tissue deformities
  • Benign and malignant lesions of the skin and soft tissue
  • Congenital/ Birth mark related skin lesions
  • Melanoma
  • Scar revisions
  • Body contouring after massive Weight loss including Panniculectomy
  • Complex Abdominal wall reconstructions
  • Chest wall reconstruction
  • Facial trauma
  • Burn reconstruction
  • Reconstruction of peripheral nerve injuries

Currently all patients requiring removal of the entire breast (mastectomy) are eligible for some type of plastic surgery reconstruction. In the majority of cases, this is done at the time of the mastectomy, however plastic surgery can be performed at a later date.For more information on plastic surgery, please visit the Breast Reconstruction External Icon section of the Health Information Center's Breast Cancer Center.