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GABRs Meeting 2022

GABRs Meeting 2022

Posted January 20, 2023 in Uncategorized

The Group for Advancement of Breast Reconstruction, or GABRs, is a distinguished group of microsurgery physicians who share a passion for breast reconstruction. Co-founded by Aldona Spiegel, M.D., and Robert Allen, M.D., the group’s primary focus is to share experiences and contribute to the field through formal and informal exchanges. The members of GABRs are […]

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What Is Fat Grafting?

What Is Fat Grafting?

Posted November 02, 2022 in Reconstruction

Fat grafting is a surgical procedure where fat is taken from one area of the body, through liposuction, processed, and then grafted (injected) into another area of the body. Liposuction is first performed on the chosen donor site (often the abdomen or thighs) under general anesthesia. The harvested fat is then processed and prepared for […]

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Girls Inc of Greater Houston selects Dr. Spiegel as Honoree

Posted October 05, 2022 in Community, Events

DR. ALDONA SPIEGELBUSINESS LEADER HONOREE Dr. Aldona Spiegel undoubtedly exemplifies the characteristics of the Girls Inc. Bill of Rights including “The Right to take risks, The Right to strive freely, The Right to take pride in success, and The Right to prepare for interesting work and economic independence.” As a breast reconstruction surgeon, Dr. Spiegel […]

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Dr. Spiegel’s Pink Sisters at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Event

Dr. Spiegel’s Pink Sisters at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Event

Posted October 05, 2022 in Events

On October 1, 2022, Dr. Spiegel’s Pink Sisters walked the Susan Komen Race for the Cure 5K. There were 27 team members, including survivors, supporters, and staff. We took time before the walk to honor those lost from breast cancer and to listen to the many stories from survivors, especially from our Pink Sisters. Five […]

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HOUSTON WOMAN MAGAZINE RELEASES SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING HOUSTON’S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF 2020-21

HOUSTON WOMAN MAGAZINE RELEASES SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING HOUSTON’S 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN OF 2020-21

Posted September 26, 2022 in Dr. Aldona Spiegel, News

Aldona J. Spiegel, Professor of Clinical Plastic Surgery for the Department ofSurgery, Institute for Reconstructive Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital,Weill Cornell Medical College has been named one of “Houston’s 50 MostInfluential Women of 2020-21” by Houston Woman Magazine.Each of the honorees was nominated for inclusion on the “50 Women” list by areader of Houston Woman Magazine […]

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Women in Medicine Fashion Show

Women in Medicine Fashion Show

Posted September 23, 2022 in Community, Events

Dr. Spiegel was invited along with a prestigious group of women best known for their impressive careers in the medical field to participate in the Arts of Healing Foundation Women in Medicine annual fashion show this year.  This event celebrates the iconic women of Houston’s world-renowned medical community.  We were proud of Dr. Spiegel as […]

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Silicone Breast Implant Ultrasound

Silicone Breast Implant Ultrasound

Posted August 09, 2022 in Reconstruction

Breast implants are FDA-approved devices and are an important option for breast reconstruction and breast augmentation. Silicone implants are closely monitored by the FDA to ensure safety. Although the risk of implant rupture is relatively low over the lifetime of the device, implant screening is a priority to ensure implant safety. Currently, the FDA recommends […]

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Trends In Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Trends In Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Posted March 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

Breast reconstruction procedures have advanced over the past decade, allowing patients more than ever the freedom of choice. From a surgeon’s perspective, the more choices we have the better we can tailor the operation to the patient. I would like to share some of the trends in breast reconstruction and how these advances in the […]

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Reconstruction Options

Reconstruction Options

Posted February 26, 2021 in Uncategorized

My personal approach for breast reconstruction after risk reduction mastectomy is primarily to educate the patient as to the best estimate of their risk, the ramifications of the reconstructive options, as well as exploring their personal psychological viewpoint on this choice. Most patients have fears and anxieties that need to be discussed to help them […]

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PINK RETREAT

PINK RETREAT

Posted May 07, 2020 in Support Group

Dr. Spiegel welcomed everyone to the Pink Retreat and thanked them for participating in the event. Everyone agreed it was a great way to meet new friends that share a common bond and who they may not have met otherwise. Lots of great information was gained on Nutrition, General Wellness, and Lymphedema. The laughter and […]

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