Breast Reconstruction North Shore MA
When facing breast cancer it is important for women to know they have options. Breast cancer affects each woman differently, thus each and every reconstructive option is individualized. This gives you and Dr. Hadaegh the ability to tailor your treatment plan to achieve your desired result allowing you to feel like yourself again.
There are multiple methods of breast reconstruction on North Shore from expanders and implants, to using your own tissue. Options are individualized for each patient on the basis of their expectations, recovery time, and physical condition. Dr.Hadaegh and the office will work with your breast surgeon to make the process of reconstruction as simple as possible.
– Written on January 31, 2019
Dear Dr. Hadaegh, there are no words to describe my appreciation in the wonderful outcome of my reconstruction. You have given me back a most important part of my womanhood. Your hands are those of an artist. I can’t begin to tell you the # of challenges I have faced in the past 12 months. You have given me my confidence back along with a smile. Thank you again!
Having had close family members diagnosed with breast cancer, Dr. Hadaegh understands both the emotional and physical balance that every patient needs after a partial or complete mastectomy. Dr. Hadaegh is attentive and compassionate; he listens to you and discusses all the options in order to offer you a customized surgical approach.
Breast Reconstruction FAQ
Is Dr. Hadaegh a board certified physician?
Yes. Dr. Hadaegh is a board certified plastic surgeon. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
Where will my surgery take place?
Breast Reconstruction surgery is performed at either Beverly Hospital or North Shore Medical Center, Salem, under general anesthesia. The operation, itself, takes approximately 2-3 hours depending on your specific treatment plan.
What is recovery like after breast reconstruction surgery?
You could be sore with some swelling after surgery. Discomfort should begin subsiding after a few days, and swelling will gradually diminish over 4-6 weeks. Most patients return to work, driving, and normal basic daily activities within 7-10 days after surgery. Exercise and heavy lifting are restricted for about 4 weeks after your breast reconstruction.
Will my consultation be with the surgeon?
Yes. All surgical consultations take place with Dr. Anoush Hadaegh. Dr. Hadaegh is a board certified plastic surgeon and will be able to answer all of your questions. Dr. Hadaegh will also perform your surgical procedure.
Am I required to have a consultation before booking surgery?
Yes. A consultation is required and essential to you getting all of the pertinent information you need. The consultation is a perfect format for you to get answers to all of your questions so that you can make informed choices. Your appointment will include a physical exam so that Dr. Hadaegh can best customize your treatment plan.
Is there a fee for my consultation?
No. The consultation fee is usually covered by your insurance.
Will insurance cover my breast reconstruction?
Many insurance companies will cover breast reconstruction surgery if certain criteria is met. After your consultation with Dr. Hadaegh, our surgical coordinator will check with your insurance company to verify whether they will cover your breast reconstruction surgery. We recommend that you check with your insurance regarding your benefits, copays and deductibles.
Real Patient Testimonials
“Dr. Hadaegh, You made my Tummy tuck and breast reduction as uncomplicated and stress free as possible. Your demeanor and bedside manner are wonderful and professional."
"Dr. Hadaegh & Staff – You took a tearful woman & made her look forward to laughing with you each week – Many Thanks"
"Five star, from Dr. Hadaegh, to his office staff and operating room staff….fantastic! I look better now then I did 10 years ago!"