Anthony Echo, MD
Anthony Echo, MD is a Houston-based, board-certified plastic surgeon performing the latest techniques in breast cancer reconstructive surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is the only double fellowship trained plastic surgeon in Houston, with training in microsurgery and peripheral nerve surgery.
With a background in plastic surgery and peripheral nerve repair, Dr. Echo offers a wide variety of breast reconstruction options for breast cancer survivors, including giving women the opportunity to potentially restore sensation after a mastectomy with ReSensation℠. With this nerve repair technique, Dr. Echo can reconnect the nerves in the newly restored breast using allograft nerve tissue during natural tissue breast reconstruction.
While breast reconstruction can restore the shape, size, symmetry and softness of breasts – known as the four “S’s” – reconstruction doesn’t typically focus on the fifth “S,” sensation.
Dr. Echo earned his bachelor’s degree in biology and his medical degree from University of Nevada. After completing his residency in plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, he became fellowship trained in microsurgery at Stanford University and in peripheral nerve surgery at Washington University. He has been a member of Houston Methodist’s Institute for Reconstructive Surgery since 2012. Dr. Echo also serves as an assistant professor of surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and Houston Methodist’s Institute for Academic Medicine.
Expertise in breast reconstruction and peripheral nerve repair
Dr. Echo specializes in autologous (free flap) breast reconstruction surgeries like DIEP, TUG, PAP, and latissimus dorsi flaps. By adding the ReSensation technique to free flap breast reconstruction, he gives women the possibility of restoring breast sensation after a mastectomy.
In addition to breast reconstruction surgery, Dr. Echo performs a full range of cosmetic surgical options for the face and body, including tummy tucks, liposuction, and facial rejuvenation. Dr. Echo’s expertise also extends to treatment of sports hernias, thoracic outlet syndrome, and peripheral nerve injuries.
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