Every breast cancer patient who seeks reconstructive care has unique medical needs and appearance goals. To develop a treatment strategy that best suits yours, the breast surgeons at the Brigham and Women's Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offer a wide array of reconstruction options.
No matter what kind of reconstruction you seek — immediate reconstruction, delayed reconstruction or preventive care — we provide a variety of surgical treatment options, including:
Types of flap procedures include:
Reconstruction may be performed on its own or with breast lift, breast reduction or breast augmentation on the other breast to achieve breast symmetry.
For breast cancer patients, breast reconstruction following cancer surgery is usually covered by health insurance policies. The Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998 includes protections for individuals who elect breast reconstruction in connection with a mastectomy. For more details on your coverage, be sure to consult with your insurance company in advance. Our team's coordinators can work with your health insurance plan to help with this process.
To learn more about our breast cancer reconstruction services, please visit our Reconstructive Breast Surgery & Procedures page.
As a patient at the Brigham, you can expect:
To request an appointment, please call 857-307-6182 Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm ET or complete the form to receive a call back.