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Joseph M. Serletti , MD, FACS

Philadelphia, PA

Penn Plastic Surgery Perelman

3400 Civic Circle Blvd., South Pavillion, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Joseph Serletti, MD, FACS

Joseph M. Serletti, MD, FACS is a leading plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Philadelphia who specializes in free flap (autologous) breast reconstruction, reconstructive microsurgery, and aesthetic breast and facial surgery. He is chief of plastic surgery at Penn Medicine, the largest free flap reconstruction center in the United States by volume.

For decades, Dr. Serletti has been at the forefront of breast reconstruction research and providing women with the latest surgical advancements. He is now performing Resensation®, a breast neurotization technique which he uses to reconnect the nerves in the newly formed breast during free flap reconstruction. This gives women the potential to have sensation restored to their breasts after a mastectomy.

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Medical Degree: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Medical Center
Residency: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Medical Center

Resensation Blog

why restoring sensation matters

Losing sensation after mastectomy is more than an inconvenience. Learn how it can impact you in ways big and small.

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determining if resensation fits into your breast reconstruction plan

Resensation may be an important consideration when making a breast reconstruction plan. Decide if it’s right for you.

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Nerve regeneration after breast reconstruction with resensation®

Healing after breast reconstruction with Resensation is different for everyone. Here’s what to expect.

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how resensation® helped one woman love life again

Christine assumed numbness would be a part of life post-mastectomy. Resensation showed her, you don’t have to accept the inevitable.

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