James A. Butterworth , MD, FACS

Kansas City, KS

The University of Kansas Hospital, Sutherland Institute

4000 Cambridge St.
Kansas City, KS 66160

James Butterworth, MD, FACS

Dr. James A. Butterworth offers the latest, most innovative treatments in breast cancer reconstruction surgery at The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City. Dr. Butterworth is a board-certified surgeon and plastic surgeon who specializes in free flap (autologous) breast reconstruction, which uses a woman’s natural tissue to form a new breast post-mastectomy.

By adding the Resensation® technique to free flap breast reconstruction, Dr. Butterworth now offers breast cancer survivors the opportunity to potentially restore sensation to their chest after breast removal surgery. The advanced surgical technique is part of his commitment to providing excellent, patient-centered care.

Affiliated Hospitals

  • The University of Kansas Hospital

Medical Degree: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Residency: General surgery and plastic surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota

Resensation Blog

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