Choosing a Breast Surgeon in Sydney for Reconstructive Breast Surgery

Published June 19, 2014

Choosing a Breast Surgeon in Sydney for Reconstructive Breast Surgery

Are you looking for a breast surgeon in Sydney for reconstructive breast surgery?

Reconstructive breast surgery is without a doubt one of the most complex surgical procedures in the industry today. If you are looking to invest in one, you will want to have a well-qualified breast surgeon in Sydney at your side. Your choice of breast surgeon is probably the single most important decision that you’ll make regarding the procedure and hence, it is equally important to put in the time and effort to make an educated decision in the matter.

Choosing your breast surgeon

When consulting with a breast surgeon, don’t hesitate to ask whatever questions regarding the procedure that comes to mind. Write them all beforehand if necessary and better yet, take notes during the session. There’s no such thing as a silly question here especially when it concerns a procedure that is as complex as reconstructive breast surgery. An experienced surgeon ought to be happy to address and questions or concerns that you may have as it makes their job of educating their clients about the operation a lot easier.

Now among the important things that you ought to consider and ask your breast surgeon during the consultation process is whether or not you are a good candidate for the procedure. Take the time to talk to your breast surgeon about the results. A sign of an experienced breast surgeon would be someone who is genuinely interested about your concerns and expectations regarding the procedure. More importantly, he or she should have the necessary license and certifications to legally offer such services in the first place.

Beware of less than reputable breast surgeons that seem more interested in getting you to sign and commit to the operation and than your needs and well-being. If you feel pressured in any way, simply walk away. Dr Tavakoli will be happy to speak with you about your unique needs and surgical goals in reconstructive breast surgery in Australia. Call us on 1300 368 107 to book a consultation.

Other things that you should know about reconstructive breast surgery

One of the first things that people ought to know about reconstructive breast surgery is that it can involve a number of different breast operations. Breast surgeons can have different techniques and recommendations on the matter. Take the time to ask your surgeon about the specifics of the entire procedure.

It’s also best to have a clear idea about the results you are going to get after the procedure. You can expect trained and experienced breast surgeon to show you photographs of their previous work and help you understand what surgical goals are realistic.

Published By: Dr Kourosh Tavakoli

Dr Kourosh Tavakoli, MS, FRACS, is an Australian-trained plastic surgeon with over 20 years of surgical training. He is an active member of the International Society (ISAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS). He is knowledgeable in plastic surgery of the breast and body and lectures extensively around the world on these topics.