The Center for Natural
Breast Reconstruction®

We are the Breast Reconstruction Specialists!

We Are Open For In-Person Patient Visits & Telehealth Video Visits

The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction is open and is using precautions to conduct business as usual including in-person patient consultation and all surgical cases. If you would like an appointment, simply give us a call and we will be happy to assist. If you are interested in a Telehealth Video Visit, which is easy and efficient in 4 simple steps, click the button below for more information and give us a call to set something up.

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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

DIEP Flap

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.

GAP Flap

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

PAP Flap is know as the profunda artery perforator flap, and utilizes the tissues of the upper thigh to reconstruct the breast following mastectomy.

Innovative Procedures

Learn about alternative procedures using tissue from under the arms, “love handles”, outer leg and upper outer tummy.

ReSensation™

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.

Letting Inspiration Drive Motivation

A photo might be worth a thousand words to some, but to Bonnie Vogeler, one photo was truly the inspiration that she needed. Back in the early 2000s, Bonnie was in the greatest shape of her life. After her mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, Bonnie even trained for...

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: Hello, I am a breast cancer survivor with a double mastectomy. I had implants and I’m not satisfied with the outcome. My insurance probably won’t cover getting them redone. How much is the basic cost? Gail: Oh, that’s not good. Why won’t they consider a revision?...

Some Thoughts on Traveling Before and After Your Surgery

When you’re planning to have surgery, there are a lot of details to work out. What clothes should you pack? What medications will you be taking? If you’re flying home after surgery, how will you get on the plane, can you have someone travel with you and what if you...

Q&A: Ask The Doctor

Q: My sister had breast cancer and is about to have a mastectomy. She is confused about which implant is safest: saline, silicone, or her own fat. A: Hello! Thanks for reaching out to us through our website chat. Here is information on which implants were taken off of...
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Meet The Doctors:

James E. Craigie, MD

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.

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.
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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.

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction values the health and safety of our patients.

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