The Center for Natural
We are the Breast Reconstruction Specialists!
Helping Women Make Smart, Informed Choices.
At the Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction, we know that women’s bodies and emotional selves are inextricably linked. There isn’t a question we haven’t been asked; nor a concern we haven’t helped women and their loved ones manage. From financial questions to intimacy issues, we’re here to help.
If you have been told you must sacrifice any of your important body muscles to have breast reconstruction you owe it to yourself to seek an additional opinion. If you have had implant reconstruction, radiation, and problem with your results. Natural tissue reconstruction may be a very good solution.
We’re about more than reconstructing breasts, we’re about restoring lives.
“Dr. Craigie and Dr. Kline did my surgery about 10 years ago.
My sister also about a year ago. Best decision I’ve made and would
do it again. Dr. Craigie is the best!”
– A Happy Patient
The DIEP flap is the most frequently used type of perforator surgery for breast reconstruction because of the tummy tuck benefit that can be part of the process.
Women who are thin or who have minimal tummy tissue can also benefit from this procedure. In the GAP Flap, tissue is taken from the buttock area.
PAP Flap is know as the profunda artery perforator flap, and utilizes the tissues of the upper thigh to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy.
Learn about alternative procedures using tissue from under the arms, “love handles”, outer leg and upper outer tummy.
Utilize donated nerve tissue that attaches to a patients remaining new tissue in the affected area.
3D Nipple Tattoo
The 3-D nipple tattoo is a work of art that looks like an authentic nipple. Artistic skills make the tattoos look just like real nipples.
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Meet The Doctors:
James E. Craigie, MD
Specialty: Muscle sparing Breast reconstruction with the patient's own fatty tissue
Dr. Craigie is an accomplished surgeon conducting 70-100 breast reconstruction surgeries each year.
Richard M. Kline Jr., M.D.
Specialty: Perforator flap breast reconstruction
Dr. Kline trained in microsurgery with Dr. Robert Allen, who was pioneering the DIEP, SIEA, and GAP flaps.
Dr. Craigie and Dr. Kline are both American Society of Plastic Surgery Board Certified.
Ask the Doctor
We know how daunting breast reconstruction information can be, and we’re here to personally answer your questions.
Over 200 breast reconstruction Q & A’s can be found on in our Ask the Doctor posts. If you can’t find your answer, please submit your Ask the Doctor question below, and we’ll personally answer within 48 hours.
Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Restores Your Shape & Psyche.
Chances are, you’ve faced your breast cancer (or genetic diagnosis) with the heart of a warrior. You’ve faced lots of decisions, and emerged victorious! Whether you were diagnosed yesterday, or had a mastectomy years ago, there’s one decision remaining: Will you have breast reconstruction, and which method is best?
We’re here to make that choice easier. The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction™️ has helped hundreds of women through the process. We know how daunting the information can be. Our medically-advanced team will help simplify your decisions. Best of all, our state-of-the-art, microsurgical breast reconstruction techniques use your own tissue without sacrificing muscle or function. The results: natural looking and feeling breasts.