Q: What credentials should I look for when choosing a doctor for breast reconstruction surgery?

December 14th, 2010
By: Dr. Carlin Vickery and Dr. Leo Keegan

A: When considering breast reconstruction surgery, always look for a surgeon who is a board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. The doctor should have the ability to provide patients with a full spectrum of reconstructive options, including implant reconstruction, autologous tissue reconstruction, and microsurgical reconstruction techniques. Ideally, the surgeon should have extensive experience with microsurgery.

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