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Our Patient
Stories

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction is a beacon of hope for many patients who have been told that they have run out of treatment options. As constant drivers of innovation in reconstructive surgery, we take on the most complex cases and achieve transformative results. Hear our patients tell their stories of transformation and reaffirm your hope for a healthier, happier future.
Jeannine's Story - Brachial Plexus and Breast Reconstruction
Jeannine's Story - Brachial Plexus and Breast Reconstruction
Anna's Story - Lymphedema
Anna's Story - Lymphedema

“I felt the surgery was a success right when I returned to the recovery room”

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- Pat Schoeing
Marita & Pat's Story - Phrenic Nerve Reconstruction
Marita & Pat's Story - Phrenic Nerve Reconstruction
Linda's Story - Occipital Neuralgia
Linda's Story - Occipital Neuralgia

“There can be a lot of different factors, so I liked that he was honest with me.”

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- Linda Searnock

We Treat Over 50 Conditions With Specialty Programs

Abdominal/BARs
Arm & Hand Paralysis
Avascular Necrosis
Brachial Plexus
BRCA - Prophylactic Mastectomy & Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction Revision Surgery
Capillary Malformation
Cervicogenic Headaches
Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Chest Wall Stabilization
Chronic Hernias
Chronic Joint Pain
Chronic Testicular Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Corneal Anesthesia
Craniofacial Surgery
Diaphragm Paralysis
DIEP Flap Reconstruction
Dysphagia
Effects of Radiation on Breast Reconstruction
Episiotomy Pain
Erectile Dysfunction
Facial Paralysis
Facial Reconstruction
Fat Grafting
Femoral Neuropathy
FLAP Surgery
Foot Drop
Gender Affirmation
Graves Disease
Hand & Upper Extremity
Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
Hand Reconstruction
Headaches & Migraines
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Limb Paralysis
Limb Salvage
Lymphedema
Morton's Neuroma
Nerve Compression Syndrome
Nerve Reconstruction Surgery
Neuroma & Phantom Limb Pain
Neuropathy
Obturator Nerve Pain
Occipital Neuralgia
Oculoplastic
Pain Management
Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery
Phrenic Nerve
Pilonidal Cysts
Piriformis Syndrome
Plantar Fasciitis
Post Traumatic Headache
Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome
Post-Stroke Treatment
Pressure Sore Management
Pudendal Neuralgia
Reconstructive Surgeries
Spinal Cord Injury
Sports Hernia
TMJ Headache
TRAM Flap Surgery
Vascular Anomalies
Ventilator Dependency
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wound Debridement

We Treat Over 50 Conditions With Specialty Programs

Abdominal/BARs

Abdominal/BARs

Patients who suffer from difficult and recurrent hernias can find new hope with BARs (Bony Anchored Reinforcement), an innovative procedure developed by the surgeons at The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction. The BARs technique provides support for the lower abdominal wall that is weakened through breast reconstruction. Performed by only a select few surgeons, it has proven to be very effective in restoring abdominal strength.

Amputation

Amputation

Arm & Hand Paralysis

Arm & Hand Paralysis

When the nerve plexuses in the arm are damaged, it can lead to arm or hand paralysis, greatly impacting quality of life. We offer nerve transplant surgery to restore function for those with severely damaged nerves. Working with an expert team of transplant specialists, neurologists, immunologists, and infectious disease specialists, we are one of only a handful of centers in the United States that offer this treatment, which draws patients from around the world.

ARMS Clinic

ARMS Clinic

Arthritis

Arthritis

Avascular Necrosis

Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis is a progressive disease in which bone deteriorates due to lack of blood supply, causing significant pain, disability, and eventual loss of the joint itself. We offer innovative treatments for pre-collapse AVN, including core decompression, free tissue transfer, and joint replacement.

Bicep Injuries

Bicep Injuries

Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Surgery

Blepharoplasty - Eyelid Surgery

Bone Grafting

Bone Grafting

Brachial Plexus

Brachial Plexus

Damage to nerves in the shoulder, neck, or chest can lead to arm pain, numbness, or even paralysis. Our advanced diagnostic testing and surgical techniques offer significant and restorative relief for patients with a brachial plexus injury, including nerve decompression, transplant, transfer, and grafting. 

BRCA - Prophylactic Mastectomy & Reconstruction

BRCA - Prophylactic Mastectomy & Reconstruction

Women who test positive for the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations are at higher risk of developing breast cancer in their lifetime. As a preventative measure, many women elect to undergo a prophylactic (risk-reducing) mastectomy for one or both breasts, followed by breast reconstruction surgery.

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Breast reconstruction helps breast cancer survivors regain their confidence. We are changing the landscape of breast reconstruction surgery with innovative procedures, such as DIEP flap surgery. Our skilled surgeons use sophisticated techniques that focus on the patient for beautiful, natural results.

Breast Reconstruction Revision Surgery

Breast Reconstruction Revision Surgery

Discover top-quality breast reconstruction revision surgery in NJ, NY, & PA. Achieve the desired results with our expert breast reconstructive surgeons.

Capillary Malformation

Capillary Malformation

Capillary malformations (CMs), commonly known as port wine stains, are permanent birthmarks on the face, neck, or scalp, appearing as red or purple spots that can grow larger and thicker over time.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches can cause crushing pain within the temporal or frontal regions of the head. Originating in the neck, they are often caused by injury to the cervical spine or compression of the occipital nerves on the back of the head. Our advanced treatments, such as Botox® injections and nerve decompression surgery, offer the chance at pain-free living.

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy occurs when the peripheral nervous system is damaged due to cancer treatment drugs. When these nerves get damaged, sensations in your skin, muscles, and joints can change, causing pain and difficulty with fine motor skills that can interfere with everyday life. The condition can involve a single affected nerve or many nerves symmetrically on both sides of the body. 

Chest Wall Stabilization

Chest Wall Stabilization

After heart surgery, some patients may find that their sternum does not heal back together properly. Known as sternal nonunion and instability, this condition leaves patients with an unstable chest wall that can be painful or uncomfortable. Our surgeons specialize in chest wall stabilization, using titanium metal plates to give stability through a minimally-invasive procedure. Our technique has helped nearly 100 percent of patients find relief.

Chronic Hernias

Chronic Hernias

Chronic Hernias

Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic Joint Pain

When nerves in your joints are damaged, it can result in significant chronic pain, including burning, stinging, or electric shock sensations. If your pain persists even after orthopedic intervention, we can help. Joint denervation is an advanced nerve surgery we perform to help patients achieve long-term relief.

Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic Numbness

Chronic Numbness

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Chronic Testicular Pain

Chronic Testicular Pain

Persistent pain in the testicle or testicles can significantly interfere in daily activities and cause negative emotional and psychological side effects. Our experienced surgeons perform microsurgical denervation of the spermatic cord, an innovative procedure that interrupts pain signals to alleviate chronic testicular pain.

CMC Thumb Arthritis

CMC Thumb Arthritis

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Discover the causes, symptoms, and risk factors of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a chronic and debilitating condition. Learn about effective treatments here!

Corneal Anesthesia

Corneal Anesthesia

Your cornea is the transparent "window" layer that covers your eyes. When the nerve that provides sensation to the cornea is damaged, it can cause a rare condition known as corneal anesthesia, which could result in vision loss. Our innovative corneal reinnervation surgery — offered by only a few surgeons in the world — utilizes a nerve transplant to restore feeling and reinstate vision.

Craniofacial Surgery

Craniofacial Surgery

A subspecialty of plastic surgery, craniofacial surgery treats conditions that affect the bones and soft tissues of the head and face, such as cleft lip with or without cleft palate surgery and vault remodeling of the skull. With surgeons who have completed specialized fellowships in craniofacial surgery, we help patients develop normal speech development and feeding ability.

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Decompression Surgery

Decompression Surgery

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diabetic Neuropathy

Diaphragm Paralysis

Diaphragm Paralysis

Your phrenic nerve communicates with your diaphragm, which controls your ability to breathe. Damage to the phrenic nerve can lead to diaphragm paralysis. Our surgeons pioneered world-class treatment for phrenic nerve injury in order to reverse diaphragm paralysis. We are the only known center in the world to offer innovative surgical treatment for phrenic nerve damage.

DIEP Flap Reconstruction

DIEP Flap Reconstruction

One of the most sophisticated surgeries we offer is a combination of implant-based reconstruction with an autologous flap procedure, most often deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap surgery or latissimus dorsi flap surgery. Combined procedures can help reduce the risk of implant-related complications and provide a more natural appearance than implant reconstruction alone—resulting in elevated patient satisfaction and a better quality of life.

DIP Arthritis

DIP Arthritis

Distal Radius Fractures

Distal Radius Fractures

Dysphagia

Dysphagia

Up to 50 percent of people who suffer from a stroke may develop dysphagia, difficulty swallowing that is often painful. Sometimes, dysphagia is severe enough to require a feeding tube for nutrition and tracheostomy tubes for mucous secretions. We offer revolutionary nerve reconstruction surgery that transplants nerves to restore function to the larynx — allowing patients to eat normally again.

Effects of Radiation on Breast Reconstruction

Effects of Radiation on Breast Reconstruction

Learn the effects of radiation on breast reconstruction and complications - symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and available treatments for radiation-related changes in reconstructed breasts.

Elbow & Forearm

Elbow & Forearm

Episiotomy Pain

Episiotomy Pain

During child birth, a doctor may need to do an episiotomy where a cut is made in the perineum to widen the opening for the baby to come out. Recovery can be painful and some patients may develop nerve damage, called pudendal neuralgia, that causes intense pain and long-term pelvic discomfort.

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

When pills and injections no longer work for those with erectile dysfunction, advanced surgery can help. Our state-of-the-art nerve transfer procedure employs a genitofemoral to cavernous nerve transfer to restore erectile function and change the lives of many who may have previously lost hope.

Explant Surgery

Explant Surgery

Extensor Tendon Injuries

Extensor Tendon Injuries

Face Lift

Face Lift

Facial Paralysis

Facial Paralysis

Facial expressions are a vital part of communication. When patients lose the ability to express themselves due to facial paralysis from stroke, acoustic neuroma surgery, Bell’s palsy, or trauma, we offer a chance for healing with microsurgical nerve reconstruction surgery. Our innovative procedures include cross-facial grafting, gracilis free flap, hypoglossal or masseter nerve transfers, and many other types of nerve repair and transfers.

Facial Paralysis Surgery

Facial Paralysis Surgery

Facial Reconstruction

Facial Reconstruction

Our advanced head and neck reconstruction surgical treatments address the functionality and aesthetics of the face, jaw, ears, and skull. Head and neck surgery can help rebuild the face and neck after removing tumors, correct deformities and abnormalities, or aid in slow wound healing. We use flap surgery, skin grafts, and more to help patients look and feel their best.

Failed Hand Surgery

Failed Hand Surgery

Fat Grafting

Fat Grafting

Achieve a natural-looking silhouette with a breast augmentation using fat grafting in NJ. Our expert fat transfer surgeons offer patients exceptional results.

Femoral Neuropathy

Femoral Neuropathy

Femoral neuropathy causes individuals to lose sensation or the ability to properly move parts of their leg and occurs due to damage to the femoral nerve located between the upper thigh and groin on each leg. The femoral nerve helps with movement and sends signals to the brain to communicate sensations, including pain and temperature.

FLAP Surgery

FLAP Surgery

Skin is our body’s most vital organ, providing protection from infection and disease. When skin is damaged due to trauma or injury, we become vulnerable to complications. Our specialists employ cutting-edge surgical procedures, such as skin grafts and skin flap surgery, to permanently replace missing or damaged skin.

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Flexor Tendon Injuries

Foot Drop

Foot Drop

Foot drop results in difficulty lifting the front of the foot, caused by an underlying condition that is often due to a nerve injury. To restore functionality, our expertly trained surgeons offer nerve decompression surgery, nerve reconstruction, tendon transfer, and more. Most patients experience full recovery, with improved mobility and no pain.

Fractures

Fractures

Gender Affirmation

Gender Affirmation

We understand that everyone's journey is unique. Whether you are cis, trans, or non-binary, we work closely with you to identify the best surgical and nonsurgical options to meet your needs, expectations, and goals. Our variety of feminizing and masculinizing procedures follow a multidisciplinary approach informed by the World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH) guidelines.

Graves Disease

Graves Disease

Also known as Graves’ ophthalmopathy, this condition affects the orbit around the eye, causing swelling, redness, bulging eyes, and more. Orbital decompression surgery is a revolutionary procedure offered at our clinic to alleviate symptoms and prevent more serious consequences that can occur in extreme cases.

Guyon's Canal Syndrome

Guyon's Canal Syndrome

Hand & Upper Extremity

Hand & Upper Extremity

Problems with the upper extremities can cause functional impairments and chronic pain, which can significantly impact quality of life. We offer advanced treatments, such as nerve transfers and targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), to help patients regain functionality in their shoulders, elbows, wrists, and hands. Our patient-centered approach to treatment allows us to deliver superb outcomes.

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

From fingertips to shoulders, injuries to your hands and upper extremities can have a significant impact on the quality of your life. Trauma-related injuries, such as fractures and sprains, and nerve injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow, can lead to chronic pain and functional impairments if left untreated.

Hand Reconstruction

Hand Reconstruction

When patients suffer a traumatic injury or illness that affects their hands, we can provide advanced surgical treatment to help restore function. We’re proud to offer a unique operation to restore the most important part of our hands: our fingers. Our toe-to-hand transplant has helped many patients achieve better function and movement.

Hand, Finger, Arm Replantation & Reattachment

Hand, Finger, Arm Replantation & Reattachment

Headaches & Migraines

Headaches & Migraines

Those who suffer from migraines understand the debilitating pain and nausea they can bring. Migraines are a recurrent headache disorder that manifests in attacks lasting for up to 72 hours, causing throbbing or pulsing pain often on one side of the head. When medication isn’t enough, our innovative treatments, such as Botox® injections and nerve decompression surgery, offer hope.

Hernia Repair

Hernia Repair

A hernia is a hole in the muscular wall of the abdomen through which intestines or other organs can protrude and be trapped under the skin. If these organs become compressed or strangulated, the results can be deadly, so it is important to take hernias seriously. We perform surgery to close the hole in the abdominal wall, mostly on an outpatient basis.

Hernias

Hernias

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis Suppurativa is a chronic, often debilitating condition that causes painful nodules and abscesses around the apocrine sweat glands. When conservative treatments aren’t enough, we use advanced surgery to restore movement and reduce pain. Working with a plastic surgeon and rheumatologist, our team will tailor your treatment plan to your needs.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Excision Surgery

Hidradenitis Suppurativa Excision Surgery

Hypoglossal Nerve Surgery

Hypoglossal Nerve Surgery

Joint Denervation

Joint Denervation

Limb Paralysis

Limb Paralysis

Paralysis is the loss of the ability to move some or all of the body. It can have many different causes, and it may be temporary or permanent. If you are experiencing permanent paralysis due to an accident or a stroke, our team can offer hope with reconstructive nerve techniques to help restore function.

Limb Salvage

Limb Salvage

When a limb is threatened by disease or trauma, our reconstructive plastic surgeons work together to develop a comprehensive, multidisciplinary plan to save the limb and/or maximize the function of the limb. Our surgeons use a combination of techniques for limb salvage, including skin flap surgery and nerve grafts — embracing a holistic approach that helps us achieve superior outcomes.

Lymphedema

Lymphedema

Lymphedema causes abnormal fluid buildup, leading to swelling that can restrict range of motion. We are among the few physicians in the world offering advanced treatment for lymphedema. Our cutting-edge microsurgical procedures, such as lymphaticovenous anastomosis (LVA), give patients pain-free movement.

Meralgia Paresthetica

Meralgia Paresthetica

Metacarpal Fractures

Metacarpal Fractures

Morton's Neuroma

Morton's Neuroma

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction offers peroneal nerve injury surgeries for those suffering from Morton's Neuroma. Learn more about Morton's Neuroa treatment and symptoms.

Nerve Compression Syndrome

Nerve Compression Syndrome

Nerve compression syndrome can occur when tissue swelling or damage puts pressure on a peripheral nerve connected to a limb, such as your wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, buttock, or leg. There are many types of nerve compression syndromes, some of which you may have heard of before. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common type of nerve compression syndrome.

Nerve Decompression Surgery in Foot

Nerve Decompression Surgery in Foot

Nerve Grafts

Nerve Grafts

Nerve Injuries

Nerve Injuries

Nerve Lacerations

Nerve Lacerations

Nerve Reconstruction Surgery

Nerve Reconstruction Surgery

When patients experience disfiguring or disabling disease and trauma, nerve reconstruction can provide new hope for healing. Our world-renowned physicians have pioneered several advanced procedures, including our groundbreaking phrenic nerve reconstruction surgery and brachial plexus reconstruction. We use specialized techniques to restore form and function through nerve grafts, nerve transfers, nerve transplants, and more. 

Nerve Transfers

Nerve Transfers

Nerve Transplantation

Nerve Transplantation

Neuroma & Phantom Limb Pain

Neuroma & Phantom Limb Pain

After the loss of a limb, some patients experience chronic pain, either due to a neuroma in the residual limb or from phantom limb pain in a limb that has been amputated. This burning, aching, or electric-type pain can significantly impact a patient’s quality of life and functionality. Our advanced nerve surgery techniques, such as Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) surgery, can restore function to remaining muscles and alleviate pain.

Neuropathy

Neuropathy

Peripheral nerve damage or compression can lead to a chronic condition known as neuropathy, resulting in pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness of your extremities. Our innovative nerve decompression surgery has been successful in up to 90 percent of well-selected neuropathy patients. The procedure is minimally invasive, requiring only small incisions over the affected area thus promoting a quicker recovery.

Neurotrophic Keratitis / Keratophathy

Neurotrophic Keratitis / Keratophathy

Neurotrophic Keratitis / Keratophathy

Neurotrophic Keratitis / Keratophathy

Nonhealing Fractures / Nonunion Bones

Nonhealing Fractures / Nonunion Bones

Obturator Nerve Pain

Obturator Nerve Pain

The obturator nerve is part of the peripheral nervous system in the groin and helps provide movement and sensation to the inner thigh and supports balancing, rotating, extending your leg, flexing your hip, and other motor functions. People with obturator nerve pain may experience pain, weakness, numbness, tingling, and changes in sensation in their groin area due to an obturator nerve injury. 

Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital Neuralgia

Occipital neuralgia is when the nerves that run from the top of the spinal cord up through the scalp are injured or inflamed, resulting in painful headaches and tenderness or diminished sensation around the area of the nerve. Our innovative procedures, including Botox® injections and nerve decompression surgery, have helped many headache patients break free from pain.

Oculoplastic

Oculoplastic

Dealing with complex eye conditions can feel overwhelming. Patients often experience difficulty in getting a proper diagnosis, resulting in continued suffering in their search to find the right specialist. At The Institute, we understand the challenges that many patients face. Our expert physicians have years of experience in diagnosing and treating various ocular conditions, and we use this expertise to help patients find the best treatment route for them.

Orbital Decompression

Orbital Decompression

Pain Management

Pain Management

Our pain management program takes a comprehensive approach to treatment, combining surgical and non-surgical methods. With a focus on physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) services, our pain management specialists help patients manage neck pain, back pain, pelvic pain, phantom limb pain, and more.

Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery

Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery

Pediatric craniofacial surgery is a term that refers to any surgical procedure used to treat conditions affecting a child’s skull or face, such as congenital anomalies or trauma-related injuries.

Peroneal Nerve Compression

Peroneal Nerve Compression

Persistent Stiffness

Persistent Stiffness

Phalanx Fractures

Phalanx Fractures

Pharyngeal Plexus Surgery

Pharyngeal Plexus Surgery

Phrenic Nerve

Phrenic Nerve

The phrenic nerves are critical for breathing, relaying messages from your brain to your diaphragm muscle. Injury to the nerves can lead to a condition known as diaphragm paralysis. We are pioneers in treating phrenic nerve damage, using advanced nerve reconstruction surgery to reverse diaphragm paralysis.

Pilonidal Cysts

Pilonidal Cysts

A pilonidal is a cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that can become infected, causing pain and discomfort. Our surgeons perform a unique procedure that combines cyst excision and flap closure with laser hair removal, both treating the cyst and preventing its recurrence — improving quality of life for our patients.

PIP Arthritis

PIP Arthritis

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

When the piriformis muscles compress the sciatic nerve, it can lead to pain, tingling or numbness in the buttocks — a condition known as Piriformis Syndrome. When non-operative treatment has been exhausted, we offer hope with surgical intervention. Decompression of the sciatic nerve in the buttocks can help many patients find relief from their symptoms.

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

When the ligament supporting the arch of the foot becomes inflamed, pain can occur at its attachment to the heel bone, leading to a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Our treatment options for plantar fasciitis include Plantar Denervation and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection Therapy, two groundbreaking techniques that help you achieve pain-free walking.

Platysmaplasty - Neck/Chin

Platysmaplasty - Neck/Chin

Positive BRCA Gene

Positive BRCA Gene

Post Trauma

Post Trauma

Post Traumatic Headache

Post Traumatic Headache

Up to 75% of people who suffer from a mild head injury experience headaches, and up to 30% of those sufferers develop long-term, chronic pain. Headaches that develop as a result of an injury, such as a car accident or a fall, are classified as post-traumatic headaches. Our innovative nerve decompression surgery can reduce inflammation to provide near-total relief.

Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Post-Mastectomy Pain Syndrome

After a mastectomy, nerve pain can occur in the chest, armpit, shoulder, and/or arm. While pain after breast surgery is common, pain that persists for longer than three months may indicate post-mastectomy pain syndrome, or PMPS. We’re pleased to offer a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses pain with nerve surgery as well as reconstruction to minimize tissue deformities.

Post-Stroke Treatment

Post-Stroke Treatment

Swallowing difficulties following a stroke can make eating challenging. Many individuals have had little hope and have had to rely on a feeding tube for nutrition — until now. Our specialists offer a groundbreaking procedure that transplants nerves to restore function to the portions of the larynx that are not working properly, allowing patients to resume an oral diet and greatly improving their quality of life.

Post-Surgical Wounds

Post-Surgical Wounds

Preservation of Erectile Function

Preservation of Erectile Function

Pressure Sore Management

Pressure Sore Management

Pressure sores are injuries affecting the skin and underlying tissues, often occurring on bony areas such as the heels, ankles, hips, and tailbone. Those with a medical condition that limits their ability to change positions are most at risk. We offer many procedures to treat and manage pressure sores, including flap surgery and nerve grafting, to relieve discomfort.

Pressure Ulcers

Pressure Ulcers

Pronator Teres Syndrome

Pronator Teres Syndrome

Pudendal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome

Pudendal Nerve Entrapment Syndrome

Pudendal Neuralgia

Pudendal Neuralgia

Pudendal neuralgia is caused by the entrapment, compression, or dysfunction of the pudendal nerve, leading to chronic pelvic pain. It can be very complex and difficult to treat. Our surgeons are experts in complicated nerve procedures, using pudendal nerve decompression surgery to relieve pain and discomfort.

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Reconstructive Surgeries

Reconstructive Surgeries

When injuries in your lower extremities interfere in your ability to live your best life, we can help. Our foot and ankle specialists perform advanced nerve surgery to treat conditions affecting the lower extremities, such as foot drop, neuroma formation, phantom limb pain, and more. With our groundbreaking care, patients are able to regain independence and comfort.

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Surgery

Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Surgery

Revascularization

Revascularization

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Hand

Rheumatoid Arthritis in Hand

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Scaphoid Fractures

Scaphoid Fractures

Sciatica

Sciatica

Shoulder & Elbow Arthritis

Shoulder & Elbow Arthritis

Skin Graft Surgery

Skin Graft Surgery

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries can result in loss of sensation, movement, or the ability to breathe unassisted. We perform surgical procedures that can restore a patient’s sense of independence and freedom, including phrenic nerve surgery to help patients breathe without a ventilator and nerve grafting with flap surgery to restore sensation to the hip and buttock areas in paraplegics with recurrent pressure sores.

Sports Hernia

Sports Hernia

A sports hernia is an injury to a tendon or muscle in the lower abdomen or groin that results in chronic pain. Though not a true hernia, a sports hernia causes chronic groin pain, especially with strenuous physical activities. We have pioneered several advanced surgical treatments to treat sports hernia pain.

Sports Hernias

Sports Hernias

Sternal Nonunion

Sternal Nonunion

Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment

Suprascapular Nerve Entrapment

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR)

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR)

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR)

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR)

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Tendon Injuries

Tendon Injuries

Tendonitis

Tendonitis

Tennis & Golfer's Elbow

Tennis & Golfer's Elbow

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

TMJ Headache

TMJ Headache

Sometimes, chronic headaches occur as a result of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, which result from hyperactivity of the jaw muscles or abnormal contact between bony surfaces. Along with jaw pain, aching may radiate to the side of the head. We offer comprehensive treatment to eliminate your pain, including TMJ denervation.

Toe-to-Finger Transplant

Toe-to-Finger Transplant

TRAM Flap Surgery

TRAM Flap Surgery

Learn about TRAM flap surgery for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. Understand the benefits, techniques, risks, and find skilled surgeons near you

Trigger Finger

Trigger Finger

Vascular Anomalies

Vascular Anomalies

A vascular anomaly is a birthmark or growth resulting from an abnormal formation of arteries, veins, or capillaries, resulting in both functional and cosmetic issues for many. We take a multidisciplinary approach to treatment, combining medication, laser therapy, and advanced surgical procedures.

Ventilator Dependency

Ventilator Dependency

Many conditions can cause patients to become dependent on a ventilator to breathe. We offer several treatment options that restore a patient's ability to breathe independently, including surgically implanting a diaphragm pacemaker or phrenic nerve stimulator. We also perform our revolutionary phrenic nerve reconstruction surgery, which can include nerve decompression and nerve grafting to improve function.

Vocal Cord Paralysis

Vocal Cord Paralysis

After a stroke, patients may experience vocal cord dysfunction, which manifests as a hoarse and/or weakened voice. Though recovery can occur over time, the condition can become permanent for some. Traditional procedures do not restore normal muscle function to damaged areas. We aim to change that with our advanced microsurgical nerve reconstruction surgery, which transplants nerves to reverse vocal cord dysfunction.

Wound Debridement

Wound Debridement

When patients develop wounds that won’t heal, they are at risk for infection or more serious consequences such as amputation. We help patients manage and heal their open wounds. For severe wounds, we offer reconstructive procedures such as skin grafts or skin flap surgery to provide a covering for open wounds.

Wrist Arthritis

Wrist Arthritis

Wrist Drop

Wrist Drop

Wrist, Hand & Finger

Wrist, Hand & Finger

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Near Me

Finding convenient care is easy at The Institute of Advanced Reconstruction. Reach out to schedule a consultation at one of our many locations throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Abington
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Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090
 
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Brick, New Jersey 08723
 
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Bridgewater-Greymark
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Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807
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Cape May Courthouse
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Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey 08210
 
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East Brunswick
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East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816
 
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Edison
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Egg Harbor Township
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 08234
 
 
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Flemington
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Flemington, New Jersey 08822
 
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Florham Park
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Fort Lauderdale
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Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
 
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Phone: 954-563-4500
Freehold
Freehold
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3499 Route 9 North, Building 2
Suite 2C-2
Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Juniper Business Plaza 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Gahanna
Gahanna
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1080 Beecher Crossing N
Suite A
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
 
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Phone: 614-686-4083
Hackensack
Hackensack
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20 Prospect Ave
Suite 903, 9th Floor
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Hackettstown
Hackettstown
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57 Route 46E
Suite 201
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Hammonton
Hammonton
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219 N White Horse Pike
Suite 104
Hammonton, New Jersey 08037
 
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Phone: 609-363-2694
Hopewell
Hopewell
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1 Capital Way
Suite 390, 3rd Floor
Pennington, New Jersey 08534
Capital Health Hopewell 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Houston
Houston
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9230 Katy Fwy
#600
Houston, Texas 77055
 
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Phone: 713-489-5979
Jersey City
Jersey City
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377 Jersey Avenue
Suite 220
Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
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19 Davis Avenue
7th Floor
Neptune City, New Jersey 07753
 
Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley
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1401 Fairmont Street
Whitehall, Pennsylvania 18052
 
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Linwood
Linwood
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222 New Road
Suite 6
Linwood, New Jersey 08221
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Livingston
Livingston
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22 Old Short Hills Road
Suite 202
Livingston, New Jersey 07039
 
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
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200 Medical Plaza
Suite 460
Los Angeles, California 90095
 
Manahawkin 1100
Manahawkin 1100
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1100 Route 72 West
Third Floor, Suite 306A
Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050
Medical Arts Pavillion in Hackensack Meridian HealthSouthern Ocean Medical Center 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Manahawkin 517
Manahawkin 517
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517 Route 72 West
Suite K
Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050
 
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Phone: 609-363-2944
Marlton
Marlton
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11 Eves Drive
Suite 170
Marlton, New Jersey 08053
 
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Phone: 908-751-1071
Maywood
Maywood
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113 W. Essex Street
Suite 204
Maywood, New Jersey 07607
 
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Phone: 201-289-5551
McKinney
McKinney
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4510 Medical Center Dr
Suite 202
McKinney, Texas 75069
Located on Medical City McKinney Campus 
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Phone: 945-224-0926
Montclair
Montclair
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Mountainside Medical Center (Inside Harries Pavilion) 1 Bay Avenue
Suite 4
Glen Ridge, New Jersey 07028
Mountainside Medical Center – Inside Harries Pavilion 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Montgomery
Montgomery
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700 W Germantown Pike
Suite 200
East Norriton, Pennsylvania 19403
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
New Orleans
New Orleans
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1717 St. Charles Avenue
Rear Entrance
New Orleans , Louisiana 70130
 
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Phone: 504-608-7499
New York City
New York City
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635 Madison Ave
14th Floor
New York City , New York 10022
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
North Bergen
North Bergen
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7650 River Road
Suite 240
North Bergen, New Jersey 07047
 
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Phone: 201-778-9181
Paramus
Paramus
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305 Rt 17 South
Suite 3-100A
Paramus, New Jersey 07652
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Phoenixville
Phoenixville
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826 Main Street
Suite 203
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19460
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Plano
Plano
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1600 Coit Rd
Suite 210
Plano, Texas 75075
Located on Medical City Plano Campus 
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Phone: 972-954-9532
Ridgewood
Ridgewood
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1124 East Ridgewood Ave
Suite 201
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450
 
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Phone: 201-289-5551
Rockland County
Rockland County
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257 Lafayette Ave
Suite 200
Suffern, New York 10901
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
San Antonio
San Antonio
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9635 Huebner Rd.
San Antonio, Texas 78240
 
 
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Phone: 210-692-1181
San Antonio
San Antonio
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502 Madison Oak Dr.
Suite 220
San Antonio, Texas 78258
 
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Phone: 210-558-7012
San Francisco
San Francisco
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45 Castro Street
Suite 121
San Francisco, California 94114
 
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Phone: 415-565-6136
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury
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535 Sycamore Ave
Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702
 
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
Somerset
Somerset
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35 Clyde Road
#104
Somerset, New Jersey 08873
 
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Phone: 609-608-0142
South Miami
South Miami
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6200 Sunset Drive
Suite 402
South Miami, Florida 33143
 
Springfield
Springfield
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100 West Main St
Springfield, Ohio 45502
 
 
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Phone: 937-521-3900
Union
Union
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950 West Chestnut St
Suite 102
Union, New Jersey 07083
 
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Phone: 855-980-6981
West Orange
West Orange
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161 Main St
Suite 150
West Orange, New Jersey 07052
 
Westwood
Westwood
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260 Old Hook Rd
Suite 304
Westwood, New Jersey 07675
Please use the east entrance upon arrival. 
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Phone: 833-539-4071
Woodbridge
Woodbridge
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34 Main St
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095
 
 
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Phone: 201-289-5551