Dr. Suzman's expertise in breast surgery began with training at some of the busiest breast centers in the world-- New York Presbyterian Hospital and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Since 2002, the WESTMED breast surgery program has grown to become one of the most highly regarded in the region.
Plastic Surgery options after cancer treatment have come such a long way in the past two decades. Now most women have the chance to meet with a plastic surgeon prior to breast cancer surgery and the majority choose to have some form or reconstructive surgery. Many scientific studies have supported the strong emotional benefits and high satisfaction rate of breast reconstruction.
At WESTMED, Dr. Suzman has the privilege of being part of a state-of- the-art breast cancer care center. He specializes in the range of reconstruction options, including tissue expander, implant, latissimus flap, TRAM flap , DIEP flap and Free TRAM flap surgery.
Patients come from Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, Greenwich and New York City as well as nationally and internationally. A meeting with your surgeon is the best way to find out the optimal method for you It is important to note though that no procedure without limitations and risks. Results can be natural appearing, though typically some scars or shape issues are visible on close inspection. Breast reconstruction typically involves multiple surgeries. We will be sure to spend as much time as needed to help each patient select the optimal procedure.
For a more detailed description of breast reconstruction, please visit: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/Reconstructive-Procedures/Breast-Reconstruction.html