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Jessica Erdmann-Sager, MD

Boston, MA

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Brigham and Woman's Hospital

75 Frances St.
Boston, MA 02115

Jessica Erdmann-Sager, MD

Jessica Erdmann-Sager, MD is a plastic surgeon and breast reconstruction specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Foxborough, Massachusetts. With expertise in reconstructive microsurgery of the breast, she offers numerous types of autologous (free flap) breast reconstruction, including the DIEP flap, DUG flap, PAP flap, SGAP flap and SIEA flap, to meet each patient’s unique needs after breast cancer and mastectomy.

Flap breast reconstruction uses a woman’s excess tissue, usually taken from the abdomen, buttocks, or inner thighs, to recreate breasts. To potentially restore sensation to the reconstructed breasts, Dr. Erdmann-Sager also offers ResensationSM. Resensation is a surgical technique in which surgeons reattach nerves in the flap of tissue used to create breasts with nerves in the chest. A nerve allograft (donated nerve) bridges the gap between the nerves, and helps to support nerve regrowth. Over time, this may result in restored sensation.

The more you can help women look and feel the way they did before the mastectomy, the more you can potentially improve their psychological health and all-around health.

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Dr. Erdmann-Sager earned her undergraduate degree at Duke University, and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 2003. She went on to complete residencies at Beth Israel Medical Center in 2005 and Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York in 2008. She also completed a Harvard Plastic Surgery Combined Program in 2011. She is fellowship trained in microvascular reconstruction at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Meeting women’s breast reconstruction goals

Dr. Erdmann-Sager is an instructor at Harvard Medical School. She is board-certified in general surgery and plastic surgery. Dr. Erdmann-Sager believes in taking the time to carefully explain the risks and benefits associated with each breast reconstruction procedure, and encourages patients to ask questions, so that they can be confident in their decisions about breast reconstruction.

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