Simple / total / complete mastectomy

Simple / total / complete mastectomy Houston

This operation is done when the goal is to remove the entire breast and the nipple-areolar complex. Some of the skin is removed as well. Sentinel lymph node biopsy is frequently done at the same time. The incision is usually closed horizontally. A single drain is placed. The operation takes 1 to 2 hours. Patients may go home the same day or stay overnight and go home the following day. Recovery is 1 to 2 weeks.

Reconstruction is possible after this operation.


Office Locations

7400 Fannin Street, Suite 850C
Houston, Texas, 77054

8305 Knight Rd.
Houston, TX 77054

847 Cypress Creek Pkwy, Suite 104
Houston, TX 77090


713-432-1661, 281-754-4503

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