Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive surgery can help repair a part of your body that is affected by disease or injury. Repairing a defect after mastectomy or correction of cleft lip and palate are just a few of the reasons someone might seek reconstructive surgery.

What are the different types of reconstructive surgery procedures?

Listed below are a few of the more common conditions that may be improved with reconstructive surgery.

  • Breast reconstruction: for women who have undergone a mastectomy

  • Breast reduction can help alleviate some of the physical and emotional discomfort associated with large breasts.

  • Surgeries for feet and hands affected by any number of maladies, including tumors (cancerous and non-cancerous); webbed toes or fingers; extra fingers or toes. People also can receive treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.

  • Wound care for individuals who have been severely burned or cut (skin grafts are an example).

  • Microsurgery or flap procedures for parts of the body affected by injury or disease, such as cancer.

  • Facial Deformities. Common facial surgeries can correct cleft palette, cleft lip, or breathing problems due to a deviated septum.