July 14, 2016
March 14, 2023
Is Diaphragm Paralysis Reversible?
Most patients with diaphragm paralysis are told by their physicians that they must learn to live with the injury, but...
March 2, 2023
The Latest Treatments for Diaphragm Paralysis
Diaphragm paralysis is a condition that causes respiratory deficits due to damage to the phrenic nerve. Paralysis can...
February 28, 2023
Facts About Paralyzed Diaphragm
A paralyzed diaphragm is a disorder that occurs when the diaphragm muscle between the thoracic and abdominal cavities...
October 25, 2020
Dr. Matthew Kaufman Completes 500th Phrenic Nerve Reconstruction Surgery
Our very own Dr. Matthew Kaufman has helped patients from around the world suffering from diaphragm paralysis with...
February 28, 2018
Dr. Matthew Kaufman – Phrenic Nerve Specialist
A unique area of our practice is our Phrenic Nerve surgery program. Dr. Matthew Kaufman has pioneered state-of-the-art...
February 5, 2018
Phrenic Nerve Surgery Featured in Medical Resource UpToDate
The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction at The Plastic Surgery Center is proud to announce that Dr. Matthew Kaufman’s...
July 31, 2017
Phrenic Nerve Surgery for Those Around the World
The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction (IFAR) is an internationally recognized practice with special expertise in...
July 28, 2017
Mike Struggles to Breathe – Diaphragm Paralysis Treated by Dr. Kaufman
Out of nowhere, Mike began to struggle with shortness of breath. From mowing the lawn to walking up stairs, he...
March 23, 2017
Landmark Study Confirms Efficacy of Phrenic Nerve Surgery
Dr. Matthew Kaufman and Dr. Andrew Elkwood of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction are among the co-authors of a...
November 18, 2016
Michael’s Story – Occipital Neuralgia
Out of the blue, Michael developed vertigo and in response to this, he developed occipital neuralgia, a condition...