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Nick W. Clavin, MD

Charlotte, NC

Atrium Health

1025 Morehead Medical Dr., Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28204

Nick Clavin, MD

Dr. Nicholas Clavin is a double board-certified plastic and general surgeon who performs complex reconstruction surgery for breast cancer patients in Charlotte, North Carolina. Affiliated with CMC Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery, Dr. Clavin is a highly skilled surgeon offering the most advanced techniques in reconstructive surgery today. This includes breast neurotization with ReSensation℠, a new surgical technique that makes it possible to restore sensation post-mastectomy by repairing nerves during natural tissue (autologous) breast reconstruction.

A woman’s overall health, lifestyle, financial resources, and her personal preferences and goals all factor into the decision about whether to pursue breast reconstruction.

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A native of New York, Dr. Clavin earned his medical degree from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse and completed his general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He continued his education with a plastic and reconstructive surgery residency at University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Clavin accomplished fellowship training in plastic and reconstructive surgery research, as well as microsurgery and breast reconstruction, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Dr. Clavin has authored many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and he’s presented his research in microsurgical reconstruction at regional, national and international conferences.

Helping breast cancer survivors heal after mastectomy

Dr. Clavin is a thorough, compassionate surgeon who strives to help his patients through each stage of the breast cancer and reconstruction journey. While his practice mainly focuses on microsurgical breast reconstruction, Dr. Clavin’s other clinical interests include reconstruction after traumatic injury, head and neck cancers, or extremity cancers. He regularly performs aesthetic procedures and continues to be involved in clinical research.

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