In medicine and, specifically, plastic surgery, it is vital that physicians remain on the cutting edge. Dr. Sheina Macadam thrives on learning new techniques and enhancing her surgical repertoire, and in March 2015, she had just this opportunity. When Dr. Macadam encountered a patient who desired a surgical procedure that she had never before performed, she did not shy away from the challenge, but instead seized this exciting opportunity to learn and collaborate.
The patient had done her research, and was interested in proceeding with a bilateral DIEP procedure, a surgery that Dr. Macadam excels at, but with the addition of breast implants, a unique combined technique that was new to her. The addition of implants to the DIEP surgery would enhance the patient’s cosmetic result, giving her a fuller, more symmetrical, and more desirable look. Dr. Scott Sullivan, a renowned plasti