Surgeons use virtual reality headsets for intraoperative planning of DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
State-of-the-art breast reconstruction provides natural results after mastectomy.
Surgeons explain what mircosurgery is, how its performed, its benefits and more.
Lymphedema is swelling caused by a blockage or damage to the lymphatic system. Most cases of lymphedema in the United States happen after cancer or cancer treatment. Understanding this condition can help with lymphedema prevention, management and treatment.
Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, Rachel Anolik, MD, and Joani Christensen, MD answer frequently asked questions about the symptoms and factors leading to lymphedema. Both Dr. Sacks and Dr. Anolik specialize in treating advanced lymphedema.
Plastic and reconstructive surgeons Justin Sacks, MD, MBA, Rachel Anolik, MD, and Joani Christensen, MD answer frequently asked questions about the lymphedema diagnosis, therapy and surgical treatment methods. Both Dr. Sacks and Dr. Anolik specialize in treating advanced lymphedema.
Washington University surgical oncologists and plastic and reconstructive surgeons provide the highest level of care for people with breast cancer.
The Department of Surgery 2020 Annual Report features clinical, research and educational accomplishments from the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
In addition to providing care on the Medical Campus, Washington University surgeons extend patient care to community practice across the St. Louis region at locations including Christian Hospital and Alton Memorial Hospital.