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We offer the latest treatments for reconstructive surgery due to breast cancer or other cancers, burns and congenital conditions such as cleft lip and craniosysnostosis. Our surgeons treat both adults and children. They also research and implement historic innovations in the most advanced reconstructive transplant procedures including arm, hand, face and penile transplants.

From the Experts

Lymphedema Surgery

Lymphedema is a condition most commonly caused by removal of or damage to lymph nodes during treatment for cancer. Other causes of lymphedema are congenital abnormalities and trauma. Watch as Johns Hopkins plastic and reconstructive surgeon Oluysei Aliu, M.D. discusses new surgical options for the treatment of lymphedema.

The Latest in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


Dawn Gavlinski
Breast Reconstruction After Breast Cancer

Dawn's Story

Following weeks of chemotherapy to treat her stage two breast cancer, Dawn Gavlinski decided to have both breasts removed and reconstructed at Johns Hopkins Bayview's Breast Center. “I felt like a woman again,” Gavlinski says. “I felt whole.”



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