Coletta’s Story – Brachial Plexus Reconstruction

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’s Story – Breast Reconstruction

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 …