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Minas Chrysopoulo MD
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Women have several #BreastReconstruction  options. These include breast implants and "natural" techniques like flaps and fat grafting which use the patient's own tissue. The nipple and areola can also be recreated.
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Thanks so much +terri coutee for the lovely words!
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My experience at PRMA and in particular with Dr. Chrysopoulo was outstanding. As a patient, it is important to feel that you are part of the process and that your voice is heard. Dr. C's listening skills are off the charts. He is honest, shows great integrity and work ethic and gently guides you through difficult decisions in the reconstruction process. He performed a delayed DIEP flap procedure on me and I couldn't be more pleased with the results. He doesn't "sugarcoat" the recovery process, which is difficult, but makes it all easy and understandable. He follows up and is genuinely concerned about your recovery.

Kudos to his office staff and nurse, Denise. I will continue to advocate for women and recommend Dr. Chrysopoulo as the best micro-surgeon hands down, even if it means traveling to be his patient.
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What is a #Nipple-Sparing mastectomy? 
Nipple-sparing mastectomy is the latest evolution in mastectomy technique. The procedure preserves the entire skin envelope and nipple areola. Only the underlying breast tissue is removed. When combined with immediate breast reconstruction, nipple-sparing mastectomy provides superior cosmetic results without compromising cancer treatment. At PRMA, we routinely offer nipple-sparing mastectomy to appropriate candidates. The procedure can be perform...
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#ALCL is a very rare type of cancer but all women who have or are considering #BreastImplants need to know about it.
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The same risks apply for implant-based breast reconstruction Linda. 
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"Medicine cannot achieve its potential if it ignores the voice of thinking patients".
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#Smoking's toll goes far beyond lung cancer; study ties more deaths and diseases to tobacco use.
Breast cancer, prostate cancer, and even routine infections. A new report ties these and other maladies to smoking and says an additional 60,000 to 120,000 deaths each year in the United States are probably ...
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Important info for women who have or are considering getting silicone #BreastImplants  
Breast implant rupture is a risk associated with both saline and silicone implants, whether they are placed for cosmetic augmentation or breast reconstruction. In the case of a saline implant, a rupture is very easy to detect. Saline implants deflate after rupturing as the saline (salt water) ...
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"Too many decisions meant it became too complicated for me..." #BreastReconstruction #BRCA 
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Why media coverage of alternative #cancer cures is dangerous.
Michael Marshall: A Mirror Online report on a breast cancer patient who refused medical treatment for so-called natural alternatives ignores the health risks
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Although commonly perceived as a less distressing operation, implant-based #BreastReconstruction  may be more painful during the immediate postoperative hospitalization than muscle-sparing abdominal free flaps.
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What is a CT angiogram and do you need one before #DIEPflap #BreastReconstruction?
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Plastic Surgeon, Microsurgeon
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Breast Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery
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  • PRMA Plastic Surgery | Center for Advanced Breast Reconstruction
    Plastic Surgeon & Microsurgeon, present
  • C&H Scientific, Inc
    Chief Science Officer
  • Dean Medical Center, Dept of Plastic Surgery
    Plastic Surgeon & Microsurgeon, 2004 - 2006
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Board certified plastic surgeon & microsurgeon in San Antonio, Texas passionate about breast reconstruction.
Introduction

"Dr C" is routinely featured in the media for his contributions to the field of breast reconstruction and has been the featured "expert guest" on various shows. He has authored and co-authored several book chapters and scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, and has been an invited speaker on expert breast reconstruction panels at various regional and national academic conferences. 

Dr C was named one of "America's Top Surgeons" and was recently chosen as the recipient of the Doctors' Choice Award for Plastic Surgery in San Antonio. He was also a recipient of the San Antonio Business Journal's "Top 40 Under Forty" Award in 2007. Dr C, his partners, and the PRMA staff were also honored to be the 2013 winners of the San Antonio Business Journal's "Health Care Heroes Award" for innovation in medical technology, procedures, programs and services.

Dr C is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, and is also an active member in the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation, the San Antonio International Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr C and his partners at PRMA Plastic Surgery are In-Network for most US insurance plans and routinely welcome patients from across and outside the US. PRMA is located in San Antonio, Texas.


Education
  • University College London
    Bachelor of Science in Advanced Anatomy and Morphology (BSc) Medical degree (MBBS)
  • Shriners Hospital
    Burn Fellowship
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
    General Surgery
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Plastic Surgery
  • Indiana Hand Center
    Hand & Microsurgery
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