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Dr. Spiegel In the News & Research


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Leading Medicine News Report

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October 27, 2012
Family Faces Breast Cancer Together

 

Newspapers & Articles

The New York Times, January 30,2017
After Mastectomy, an unexpected blow: Numb New Breasts

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Houston’s Premiere Lifestyle Magazine

The Best of HTexas 2016. Best of HTexas 2016

 

Awards

Super Docs 2013-2015

 

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2015 Vitals Patients’ Choice

 

Articles

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2014 Top Docs– H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2014 – H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2012 – H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2011 – H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2010– H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2009 – H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2008 – H Texas Online
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Top Docs 2007– H Texas Online
September 1, 2006
Top Doc 2006 – H Texas Online

 

October 7, 2014
Advancements in Breast Reconstruction – Prime International Anti-Ageing Journal

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September 2013

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November, 2012
Women on the Cutting Edge – The Methodist Hospital Foundation Magazine

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April 2, 2011
US News Top Doctor – US News Online

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Life With Breast Cancer – Every Day Health

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Life After Lumpectomy – Smart Woman

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Research Publications

Keyhole Flap Reconstruction
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open
May 5, 2016
Chen JI, Spiegel AJ

Breast Reinnervation DIEP Neurotization Using the Third Anterior Intercostal Nerve

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open
November 2013
Spiegel, A.J., Menn, Z.K., Eldor, L., Kaufman, Y., Dellon, A.L.

Selection of an Appropriate Method of Breast Reconstruction Factors Involved in Customizing Breast Restoration
Breast Reconstruction – Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques
July 2013
Menn Z., Spiegel AJ.

The Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery SIEA Flap and Its Applications in Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction – Current Techniques
January 2012
Menn Z., Spiegel AJ.

Partial Breast Reconstruction With Mini Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery and Mini Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flaps
Annals of Plastic Surgery
Volume 65, Number 2 August 2010
Aldona J. Spiegel, MD and Liron Eldor, MD

The Routine Sampling of Internal Mammary Lymph Nodes During Free Flap Based Breast Reconstruction
Plastic Surgery 2009
Liron Eldor, MD, Treneth P. Baker, MD, and Aldona J. Spiegel, MD

Breast Reconstruction After Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Women At High Risk for Breast Cancer
The Breast Journal 2009, Volume 15, Suppl. 1. 81–89
Liron Eldor, MD and Aldona Spiegel, MD

Perforator Flaps: Recent Experience, Current Trends, and Future Directions Based on 3974 Microsurgical Breast Reconstructions
The Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Volume 124, Number 3 Perforator Flaps
Marga F. Massey, M.D., Aldona J. Spiegel, M.D., Joshua L. Levine, M.D., James E. Craigie, M.D., Richard M. Kline, M.D., Kamran Khoobehi, M.D., Heather Erhard, M.D., David T. Greenspun, M.D., M.Sc., Robert J. Allen, Jr., M.D., Robert J. Allen, Sr., M.D. for the Group for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction

An Intraoperative Algorithm For Use of the SIEA Flap for Breast Reconstruction
The Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2007 Nov; Volume 120, Number 6, pp 1450-1459
Aldona J. Spiegel, M.D., Farah N. Khan, M.D.

Recurrence following Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ with Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction
The Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2003 Feb; Vol. 111, No. 2, pp 706-711
Aldona J. Spiegel, M.D., Charles E. Butler, M.D.

A Novel Method of Neurotization of DEEP Inferior Epigastric Perforator and Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flaps
Viewpoint in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
2009 Jan; 123 (1): 29e-30e
Khan FN, Spiegel AJ, Salazar-Reyes, H.

Books and Chapters

The Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap for Breast Reconstruction Chapter

Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction.
Levine, Vasile, Chen, Allen (Ed.) Thieme. 2016.

Expert Commentary:  DIEP Flap Chapter

Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery,  Spiegel AJ, Allen R.
2e., Wei and Mardini (Ed.)Elsevier, 2016.

A Selection of an Appropriate Method of Breast Reconstruction:
Factors Involved in Customizing Breast Restoration.

Breast Reconstruction Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques.
Menn Z., Spiegel AJ.Aldona J. Spiegel (Ed.), In Tech, 2013.

The Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap and Its Applications

Breast Reconstruction, Breast Reconstruction Current Techniques.
Menn Z, Spiegel AJ.
Marzia Salgarello (Ed.), InTech, 02/2012.

Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap

In Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast, Spiegel AJ, Eldor L.
EJ Hall-Findlay and GRD Evans (ed.), Elsevier, 2010.

Repair of the Partial Mastectomy Defect with Staged Immediate Free Tissue Transfer

Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast, Spiegel AJ, Eldor L.
London, UK, Chapter 10, M.Y. Nahabedian (ed.), Elsevier, 2009.

Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap for Breast Reconstruction

Flaps &  Reconstructive Surgery, Wei FC, Mardini S (ed.s), Elsevier, 2009.

Partial Breast Reconstruction

Oncoplastic Technique. Spiegel AJ, Eldor L, Bailey J.
Losken A.and Hamdi M. (eds).  St. Louis:  Quality Medical Publishing, 2009.

Repair of the Partial Mastectomy Defect with Staged Immediate Free Tissue Transfer

Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast. Spiegel AJ, Eldor L.
London, UK, Chapter 10, M.Y. Nahabedian (ed.), Elsevier, 2008.

Partial Breast Reconstruction using Distant Flaps.

Partial Breast Reconstruction: Oncoplastic Techniques. Spiegel AJ, Eldor L, Bailey J
St. Louis, MO, A. Losken and M. Hamdi (ed.), Elsevier, 2008.

Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap

In Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast. Spiegel AJ, Eldor L.
EJ Hall-Findlay and GRD Evans (ed.),Elsevier, 2008.

Recent Conferences

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting

Honolulu, HI. January 16, 2017.
Panelist, Immediate Breast Reconstruction:  Shaping the Perfect Breast

Breast Reconstruction:  State of the Art 2016

New York, NY.  Nov 18-19, 2016.
Moderator, Taking Autologous Reconstruction to the next level.
Panelist, Innervation of Autologous Breast Reconstruction.
Panelist, Autologous Breast Reconstruction in the Large/Ptotic Breast

Metropolitano Vivian Pellas Joint Medical Symposium with Houston Methodist Hospital

Managua, Nicaragua.  April 15-17, 2016.
Invited Lecturer, Options in Reconstructive Breast Surgery

 2nd International Symposium of Lymphedema Surgery and Breast Reconstruction,University of Tokyo Program

Tokyo, Japan.  April 2, 2016.
Invited Lecturer, Stacked DIEP Flap with Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Breast Reconstruction.

Musculoskeletal Transplantation Foundation Advanced Surgical Forum

Miami, FL on March 7, &  May 6-7,  & Napa, CA on October 29, 2016.
Invited Lecturer, Evolution/Validation of Shaped FlexHD Pliable Acellular Dermis

Southeastern Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons Meeting

Atlanta, GA. January 22-25, 2016
Panelist, Autologous Breast Reconstruction, Refinements in Autologous Breast Reconstruction.
Panelist, Advances in Breast Reconstruction, Nipple Sparing Mastectomy with Composite Breast Reconstruction.
Panelist, Expert Faculty Discussion, Problem Cases.
Panelist, Restoring Sensation; Innervation of DIEP Flaps in Breast Reconstruction.

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery Meeting

Scottsdale, AZ.  January 16, 2016
Panelist, Sensory Innervated Flaps, Innervating DIEP and SIEA Flaps for Breast
Reconstruction; Does it make sense?
Panelist, Beyond the DIEP-TUG/PAP/SIEPA, SIEA Flap.

 

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