The Friedman Center is proud to announce that it is now performing robotic-assisted breast reconstruction surgery. This revolutionary technology is providing patients better outcomes and shorter recovery times from reconstruction […]
Women who undergo breast reconstruction have a range of procedures to choose from. There’s flap reconstruction, in which the new breast is formed from donor tissue from another site on their body. Implant-based reconstruction allows women to choose between saline and silicone implants, smooth or textured. And hybrid reconstruction uses a combination of both approaches, tissue and implant together.
Doctors at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center have performed the nation’s first-ever double mastectomy and breast reconstruction with the precision help of a robot. This weekend, they used the DaVinci robot to perform the first robotic nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM) in the United States.
Northwell Health has opened a $3 million, 4,600-square-foot outpatient comprehensive reconstructive breast and lymphatic surgery center designed for women with breast cancer or a genetic predisposition for the disease. Surgeons at the Gerald J. Friedman Center for Breast and Lymphatic Surgery specialize in breast and lymphatic reconstruction, have pioneered many advances in the field and are recognized internationally as leaders in research and innovation.