The Center for Natural
Breast Reconstruction®

We are the Breast Reconstruction Specialists!

Our Clinical Staff is Available for In-Person Patient Visits and 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 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 dedicated to ensuring women are offered all possible options of breast reconstruction when facing mastectomy. While our practice emphasis is on reconstruction utilizing your own tissue, we believe it is our responsibility to provide information on all options available, allowing women to make a smart informed choice as to which method they feel is best for them. We are available to answer questions no matter what stage of the process a woman may be. We’re about more than reconstructing breasts, we’re about restoring lives.

I am so excited. This evening when I got home from work and was changing clothes, I look downward and what I saw was so great. Apparently, my flap is beginning to drop some and what I saw was a breast. I pushed up my right breast and they looked like kissin’-cousins. I’ve not noticed this before and I have to admit this has brought tears to my eyes. What a welcome site. I never thought this day would come. I can see all the potential and I am more excited than ever. I keep looking down just to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. I even have cleavage. What a wonderful change. Miraculous. THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!

 – M.H., Ormond Beach, FL

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Procedures & Galleries

What better way to illustrate the variety of breast reconstruction procedures we perform than through our Before and After Gallery?

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.

Private Gallery >

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Craigie and Dr. Kline have been operating as a team for 20 years.  Both are certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Our patients receive the highest quality care from  our dedicated office and hospital team members. We maintain an over 99% success rate for our microsurgical breast reconstruction procedures.

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 Kline, 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.

Meet the Rest of the Team

Ask the Doctors

We know how daunting breast reconstruction information can be, and we’re here to personally answer your questions.

Over 400 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.

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    First Consultation

    We set up a time for a telephone/virtual consultation with one
    of our surgeons.

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    Planning for Surgery

    Now it’s time to help you choose a date, surgical
    plan, and most of the preoperative testing.

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    Surgery
    Day

    Expect a 3-to-4 night stay as an inpatient in the hospital on a women’s service floor that is specially designed.

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    Follow-Up
    and More

    Our team will be in constant contact with you to check on your progress and surgery success. 

    Our Blog

    DIEP vs TRAM:  What’s the Difference?

    Breaking down the similarities and differences of common natural breast reconstruction procedures. With all the advancements in recent years, there are now so many options for natural breast reconstruction. When figuring out the kind of surgery you should have, it’s...

    Ask The Doctor: Phase 2 DIEP

    Question: I’m currently seeking a surgeon for Phase 2 DIEP. My plastic surgeon here did a great job for Phase 1, but doesn’t seem interested in correcting what I think is a problem for Phase 2. My breast size is currently a DD and I do not like the size. Heavy and my...

    Behind the Scenes: Pre-Certification and/or Pre-Authorization

    You’ve had your consultation with our surgeons and a surgery date has been coordinated for you. Now what? It’s time for our surgery scheduling staff to ask your insurance company for Pre-Certification and/or Pre-Authorization. If you’ve had a diagnosis of breast...

    Ask the Doctor: Handling Breast Implant Infections

    Question: What is the usual process for handling infections with breast reconstruction when tissue expanders are used? Answer: Infections can occur following any type of surgery. The risk of getting an infection after breast reconstruction is low because the immune...

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      Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Restores Your Shape & Well-Being

      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.