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Community Meetings Understanding Your Breast Reconstruction Options

When:   Wednesday, August 24, 2011
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Where:   Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Download the podcast and slides from this program.

You may also be interested in August 2011 Ask the Expert: Breast Reconstruction.

Are you considering breast reconstruction and interested in learning more about your options? Joseph Serletti, MD, chief of the division of plastic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, helps you:

  • Explore different types of breast and nipple reconstruction and their benefits and limitations, to help you decide what’s best for you
  • Prepare for surgery and recovery afterward
  • Ask questions at your first consultation and find a second opinion


About Our Speaker

Dr. Serletti is chief of the division of plastic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of expertise are breast reconstruction and aesthetic surgery. He is a pioneer in the field of free flap autogenous breast reconstruction using the most advanced muscle preserving techniques. Dr. Serletti is internationally recognized for his work in reconstructive microsurgery which includes breast reconstruction, head and neck and extremity reconstruction. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.


This program was partially funded by a Community Partnership Grant provided by the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event and Merck.