Statement on Coronavirus

Our practice is committed to mutual community wellness. As of the morning of Friday, March 13, 2020 there are two confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Austin. We are closely monitoring the situation and following directives from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As a medical office dedicated to the safest care for our …

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What is Hybrid Breast Reconstruction?

Undergoing a mastectomy after a breast cancer diagnosis can be a challenging experience, both physically and emotionally. For many women, choosing to restore one or both breasts via a reconstruction procedure can feel like a celebration of recovery and restored health. Breast reconstruction can renew a patient’s confidence, helping her to regain her sense of …

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APEX Flap vs. DIEP Flap Reconstruction — Is There a Difference?

Recently, our practice received questions from a breast cancer patient about a seemingly “new” type of living tissue breast reconstruction, coined the “APEX flap.” But is the procedure any different from the DIEP flap breast reconstruction Dr. Christine Fisher routinely performs? Below, she answers this question. What is APEX Flap Breast Reconstruction and How Does …

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I Have Been Diagnosed With The BRCA Gene. What Are My Options?

Evidence that identifiable genetic mutations could increase woman’s risk of developing breast cancer was first demonstrated in 1990 in Berkeley, California. This discovery led to the concept of hereditary breast–ovarian cancer syndrome with, in the case of a BRCA gene mutation, approximately a five times greater than normal risk of developing breast cancer and a …

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2905 San Gabriel Street
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 815-0123

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