New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) July 23, 2009
Dr. Marga Massey joins St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH), America's first hospital specifically dedicated to the comprehensive treatment of Lymphedema and Breast Reconstruction. Dr. Massey will perform the revolutionary Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer (VLNTx) and Breast Cancer Reconstruction procedures at SCSH's pioneering facility.
Dr. Marga F Massey is internationally renowned for her expertise and medical advancements in women's health issues. She joins surgeons Dr. Scott Sullivan and Dr. Frank DellaCroce from The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery at St. Charles Surgical Hospital. "St. Charles Surgical Hospital is a state-of-the-art surgical facility"says Dr. Massey, "specifically dedicated to delivering the best quality of care to a patient's physical, emotional and spiritual well being." SCSH's comprehensive treatment of Lymphedema includes highly trained international specialists, therapists, and the most advanced surgical techniques in the world.
Lymphedema is a chronic medical condition where fluid inappropriately accumulates in the arms, legs or trunk of an affected individual resulting in chronic pain, swelling and infection. Most cases result from the surgical treatment of cancer to include breast, ovary, uterine, colon, testicular and prostate. Dr. Massey is one of only a few select surgeons in the world to perform the innovative VLNTx procedure that provides great relief to those suffering from Lymphedema as well as the DIEP, SIEA, and GAP Flap breast reconstruction procedures for patients from all around the world at the new St. Charles Surgical Hospital.
For additional information on Marga F. Massey, MD, FACS please contact Ashley Packer at 866-446-0962 or visit http://www.drmarga.com.
About Dr. Marga F. Massey, MD, FACS:
Dr. Marga F. Massey, MD, FACS is double-board certified Plastic / Reconstructive and General Surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons with a focus on Breast Reconstruction and Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Lymphedema. A graduate of Duke Medical School, Dr. Massey has participated in VLNTx abroad including congenital upper and lower extremity disorders and Lymphedema secondary to filarial infection and cancer treatment.
Additionally, Dr. Massey has served as a Visiting Professor at Zagazig University in Zagazig, Egypt having preformed the first DIEP flap breast reconstruction in their facility. Dr. Massey is a research collaborator in one of the first microsurgical programs to seek a WHO Collaboration Center designation for the study of the surgical treatment of Lymphedema. The St. Charles Surgical Hospital is located at 1717 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.