Mt Pleasant South Carolina
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James E. Craigie, MD

Mt. Pleasant, SC

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The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction

1300 Hospital Dr., Suite 120
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

James Craigie, MD

James E. Craigie, MD is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon with The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. Highly experienced in microvascular breast reconstruction techniques, he successfully performs between 70 and 100 breast reconstruction surgeries each year.

To do this complicated surgery, you have to have extensive training and a strong commitment. We saw a real need for this procedure, that many women could be helped.

James E. Craigie, MD

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  • East Cooper Medical Center

The son of a general surgeon, Dr. Craigie has fond childhood memories of watching his father at work. After receiving his Bachelor of Science from Erskine College, Dr. Craigie earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed a residency in general surgery and a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. During a fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center, he completed advanced training in micro-vascular breast reconstruction. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

ReSensation: At the forefront of breast reconstruction surgical techniques

Dr. Craigie is committed to offering women seeking breast reconstruction state-of-the-art techniques for the best possible results. He specializes in muscle sparing breast reconstruction using the patient’s own tissue, such as the DIEP flap and other flap procedures.

His constant aim is to bring state-of-the-art techniques and the best possible results. He is one of a limited number of doctors who have dedicated their practice to performing these specialized surgeries, considered the “gold standard” in breast reconstruction techniques. “To do this complicated surgery, you have to have extensive training and a strong commitment.” Dr. Craigie says. “We saw a real need for this procedure, that many women could be helped.”

In addition to helping women regain breast shape and fullness, Dr. Craigie offers ResensationSM, a new surgical technique designed to restore sensation in women undergoing autologous (free flap) breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

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