Dr. Zuckerman understands the physical and emotional suffering one goes through when they have lost physical attributes due to traumatic injury, congenital deformity, or disease. The good news is, the field of reconstructive surgery has advanced with incredible speed over the last few decades. It is now possible to restore function and improve your appearance through an array of surgical reconstruction procedures that can enhance your livelihood and increase your self-esteem. The table below gives a brief introduction to the most common types of reconstructive plastic surgery procedures that Dr. Zuckerman offers, with links to more detailed pages on each procedure.
Reconstructive surgery is one of the cornerstones of Dr. Zuckerman's practice. Dr. Zuckerman trained at some of the most respected medical institutions in the world, including New York University and Brown University. Dr. Zuckerman excels in some of the most complex fields of surgery known to the medical community. He is committed to restoring what you have lost so that you can attain better function and an improved appearance with natural-looking results.
Dr. Zuckerman performs a variety of plastic surgery reconstruction procedures designed to rebuild the breasts and repair functional and cosmetic damage caused by various forms of cancer. He has been specialty-trained in reconstructive procedures that can restore what you have lost with natural-looking results.
Flap reconstruction surgery is typically utilized in breast reconstruction procedures. Dr. Zuckerman can rebuild a breast lost to mastectomy or other causes using tissue from your own body. The results can provide you with effective restoration of the breast with results that appear natural.
Dr. Zuckerman performs innovative techniques with tissue expansion to help women restore the breasts after mastectomy or injury. Tissue expansion procedures allow for the creation of excess skin needed to reconstruct other areas of the body. In breast reconstruction, tissue expansion is used in to rebuild the breast mound and/or create a pocket for a breast implant.
Patients who are unhappy with the results of a rhinoplasty (nose surgery) procedure performed elsewhere may consider rhinoplasty revision surgery, also known as secondary rhinoplasty, with Dr. Zuckerman. Rhinoplasty revision can correct aesthetic or functional problems caused, or not addressed, in a previous nose surgery.
Dr. Zuckerman can significantly diminish the signs of scarring and rejuvenate the appearance of the skin. Advanced methods in treating a variety of scar types caused by burns, injuries, and previous surgery can do wonders for reducing the noticeability of scarring.
Dr. Zuckerman is an expert at complex wound care and restoration of function and appearance for victims of traumatic burn injury. He also helps patients who require limb reattachment, treatment for animal attacks, and reconstructive surgery for conditions resulting from disease, tumors, infection, and other causes.
The most common type of cancer in the U.S. can be treated by Dr. Zuckerman with effective procedures designed to keep you healthy and minimize damage to the skin. Skin cancer is best treated when caught as early as possible. The course of treatment depends on the location, size, and nature of the skin growth. Small skin lesions can often be excised on an outpatient basis with minimal scarring and microscopic techniques can assure the complete eradication of the cancerous tissues.
Dr. Zuckerman performs innovative maxillofacial surgery procedures and can help those who suffer from aesthetic and functional problems affecting the face and neck area. Patients who have experienced injury, congenital deformity, and disease can achieve cosmetic improvement in the facial area that can dramatically increase their self-confidence about the way they look.
Microvascular surgery is often used in replantation surgery and hand reconstruction, procedures requiring reconstruction of arteries and veins. This complex field of surgery is has been the focus of Dr. Zuckerman for several years. Procedures requiring microvascular surgery are utilized in reconstruction procedures using techniques that rely on using the patient’s own blood supply for tissue and bone replantation.
Skin grafting involves taking healthy skin from another area of your body to help close a severe wound. Bone grafting is a procedure designed to replace missing bones with substitutes made from natural, synthetic, or artificial materials. These procedures can be highly beneficial to those who have suffered traumatic injury or disease that has caused skin or bone loss.
Dr. Zuckerman can treat patients with facial paralysis. Patients can attain life-changing surgery designed to restore facial function after experiencing paralysis caused by stroke, Bell’s Palsy, tumor, injury, and other conditions.
Dr. Zuckerman is trained in the complex field of surgery focusing on repairing small blood vessels and restoring function to the hand and has attained the SOTH (Surgery of the Hand) Certificate from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He can successfully treat those who have suffered from loss of limbs or fingers, damage to the blood vessels, trauma and crush injuries, nerve damage, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other conditions.