World Cancer Day

We recognize February 4th as World Cancer Day. Cancer is something that affects everyone in one way or another, and we feel strongly about supporting this cause. The surgeons at …

Dr. Andrew Elkwood: Not Your Average Plastic Surgeon

Last year, our practice announced the release of a collaborative text, Rehabilitative Surgery: A Comprehensive Text for an Emerging Field, edited by Andrew I. Elkwood, MD, FACS and Matthew Kaufman, MD, FACS, …

Dr. Elkwood Featured on Kessler Foundation Podcast

Dr. Elkwood  recently spoke at the Kessler Foundation about surgical interventions for people with Spinal Cord Injury. Listen to the two part podcast here: Dr. Elkwood – https://soundcloud.com/kesslerfoundation/sci-grandrounds-12nov17-elkwood-andrew

Graves’ Ophthalmopathy: Your Questions Answered

Graves’ ophthalmopathy, also known as Graves’ eye disease, represents the most frequent non-thyroidal manifestation of Graves’ disease and is characterized by bulging eyes. Ophthalmopathy occurs in 50 percent of Graves’ cases with severe forms affecting up to 10 percent of cases. Graves’ disease and Graves’ ophthalmopathy are chronic diseases with both physical and psychological symptoms ranging from no manifestations to severe manifestations.

Breast Cancer Reconstruction: An Overview

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is devastating news and just the beginning of a long journey many women face. Our compassionate surgeons at The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction understand these …

Phrenic Nerve Surgery for Those Around the World

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction (IFAR) is an internationally recognized practice with special expertise in treating phrenic nerve damage. Dr. Matthew Kaufman of IFAR, a reconstructive plastic surgeon, is board …