Two friends were struggling to breathe and would end up seeing the same surgeon, Dr. Kaufman, who performed phrenic nerve reconstruction. They’re both breathing normally again.
Coletta “Mickey” Coles was left with nerve damage after a bad fall, resulting in loss of functionality in her hand. She went to see Dr. Elkwood, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction. Dr. Elkwood performed brachial plexus reconstruction. Coletta is back doing the things she used to do, including simple activities we call take for granted, such as typing and opening doors.
Melani Vincelli tells her story, which starts with stomach cancer and ends with breast reconstruction after having a double mastectomy. Follow Melani as she bravely traverses her journey …
Jeannine Sico tells her story about facing two distinct, yet equally debilitating, health challenges: MRSA and breast cancer. With Dr. Elkwood’s help, Jeannine is back doing what she loves.
A bad car accident left Sal damaged and out of work. With no hope that he’d regain function in his arm, Sal met with Dr. Elkwood, who helped Sal get back to living as he used to.
Dr. Adam Saad is on the leading edge of treating Avascular Necrosis. Watch this informative video on Avascular Necrosis treatment options.
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