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The most common reason for breast reconstruction in Boston is a woman’s desire to rebuild the breasts after a mastectomy. Additional reasons for breast reconstruction include an injury or trauma, illness or a congenital defect.

Breast Reconstruction with Dr. Montilla

In the aftermath of breast cancer, Dr. Montilla has helped many women regain a sense of dignity and pride in their appearance by creating breasts that both look and feel highly natural. Research has shown that breast reconstruction often has a positive impact, both emotionally and mentally, providing a sense of closure as well as hope.

Dr. Montilla can begin breast reconstruction at the same time as mastectomy, or he can delay the reconstruction for a later date. It’s important that you discuss reconstruction with your mastectomy surgeon so he or she can use the proper techniques. Note that our breast reconstruction in Worcester is an option whether you have a full mastectomy or just a partial one.

Breast Reconstruction Greater Boston Area

Options for reconstruction

Dr. Montilla can perform breast reconstruction either with implants or through the fat transfer process. With fat transfer, fat is taken from a donor area where it is unwanted (such as the thighs, belly or hips). It is purified and sterilized, and then is injected into the breasts to build volume naturally. Dr. Montilla will help you to determine the best method for reconstruction during your confidential consultation in Greater Boston Area or Worcester.

Reconstruction with implants

Dr. Montilla will use either saline or silicone implants placed under the pec muscles. If the skin is too tight, Dr. Montilla will need to use a tissue expander first in order to create the proper capsule to house the implant. The next step will be for Dr. Montilla to reconstruct the nipples, and finally apply an areola tattoo, creating the most authentic-looking breasts possible.

In some cases, he may also apply an acellular dermal matrix (ADM) made of human cells to create a scaffolding on which the implants can rest. Fat transfer may be used to create more natural-looking edges around the reconstructed breasts.

Reconstruction with tissue flaps

During this approach, Dr. Montilla will use the patient’s own fat, tissue and muscle to create a flap that resembles the breast mound. Tissue is taken from the thighs, back, belly or buttocks to create the flaps, and the blood vessels are reconnected within the chest to ensure blood flow to the new breast mounds.

Breast Reconstruction Greater Boston Area

Types of flaps:

  • TRAM flap (transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous flap): Skin and fat are harvested from the lower abdominals and the rectus muscle.
  • LD flap (latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap): Tissue is taken from the upper back. This procedure can be used alone to reconstruct the breasts, and is a good option for those who don’t qualify for fat transfer.
  • DIEP flap (deep inferior epigastric perforator flap): Tissue is taken from the belly to reconstruct the breasts.
  • SGAP flap (superior gluteral artery perforator flap): In this case, skin and fat are harvested from the glutes.
  • TUG flap (transverse upper gracilis free flap): The TUG flap uses fat and skin from the thighs for reconstruction.
  • SIEA flap (superficial inferior epigastric artery flap): Fat and skin are taken from the lower belly.

Getting started with breast reconstruction

If you are in the Greater Boston Area or Worcester areas and would like to learn more about our breast reconstruction in the Greater Boston Area, please contact Montilla Plastic Surgery today to set up your confidential consultation in the privacy and comfort of his luxury office suites.

During this initial session, Dr. Montilla will examine you physically, review your medical and surgical history, and take the time needed to answer all your questions in depth, including those regarding what type of reconstruction options are available; costs, financing and insurance; risks and benefits; recovery and downtime; and what you can realistically expect from your final outcome.

Dr. Montilla - A Surgeon Focused on Others

In everything he does, Dr. Montilla applies himself to the betterment of others. To illustrate this, he applies his own hard-fought talent to various non-profit organizations. Primarily, he is a member of Surgicorps International, an organization that sends medical missions to communities devoid of medical assistance. He helps repair cleft lips and palates in children, allowing them to live a life free from embarrassing or debilitating deformities.

Seek care from a surgeon who truly puts others first. Call Montilla Plastic Surgery to schedule your consultation.

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Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

Dear Patients & Visitors

To limit the spread of COVID-19 and to keep the community and our patients healthy, Montilla Plastic Surgery is in compliance with CHCs guidance for the Commonwealth's Reopening website. Please see our Phase 1 Reopening Attestation.

In addition to the CHC guidelines, we are taking the following precautionary measures effective immediately:

  • All patients are asked to contact our office 508-948-4030 at least 24 hours prior to their appointment.
  • Any patient with symptoms of illness such as cough, fever, difficulty breathing, or upper respiratory symptoms must reschedule their appointment by calling 508-948-4030.
  • Notify staff immediately if you have traveled or have been in potential contact with a person known to have or suspected to have COVID-19.
  • At this time, patients may schedule an appointment in the office, and Dr. Montilla is available for telemedicine consultations and follow-ups as well.
  • Only patients will be allowed in the office and the exam rooms. Individuals accompanying the patients will be asked to wait in their cars. The only exceptions will be:
    • Patients who are minors (only one parent allowed to accompany the child)
    • Interpreters
    • Caretakers for Non-ambulatory or informed patients requiring assistance (only one allowed)
  • Governor Baker has put a mandatory moratorium on all elective surgeries beginning Wednesday, March 18th and continuing for at least the next two to four weeks.
  • All employees at Montilla Plastic Surgery will adhere to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services community mitigation strategies related to COVID-19.
  • CDC has identified older adults and those who have serious chronic medical conditions as high risk for getting very sick from COVID-19. Please notify our staff immediately if you wish to reschedule your appointment to a later date.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit CDC website, www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Thank you for your understanding and compliance to these limitations as we work together to ensure the highest level of health and safety for our patients, staff and community!