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27

Jan

Breast cancer doesn’t just happen in October

Published: January 27, 2016

Breast cancer doesn’t just happen in October A recent study published by JAMA in September 2015 investigating a large number of women treated for Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS) demonstrates that mastectomy treatment is not necessary. A majority of the 100,000 patients in the DCIS database the researchers used, from a national cancer registry, had … Continue reading Breast cancer doesn’t just happen in October

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9

Jan

Top Doctor status with Real Self

Published: January 9, 2016

Top Doctor Status with RealSelf RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering consumer questions, and are transparent about their level of service by encouraging their patients to post unbiased reviews and ratings. Congratulations to Dr Michele Shermak – board certified plastic surgeon

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22

Dec

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act becomes law

Published: December 22, 2015

ASPS efforts yield victory Breast Cancer Patient Education Act becomes law When the Women’s Health and Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA) was enacted into law in 1998, it was considered a watershed moment for breast cancer reconstruction. The legislation introduced and established a federal mandate that requires all payers that provide coverage for breast cancer treatment … Continue reading Breast Cancer Patient Education Act becomes law

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14

Oct

More options for breast reconstruction surgery

Published: October 14, 2015

More options for breast reconstruction surgery This article is a complimentary preview of The Daily Record’s Path To Excellence – A Women’s Guide to Business. To enjoy unlimited access, take advantage of our special offer that includes a ticket to Leading Women in December 2015. Women facing breast cancer and mastectomy now have options that … Continue reading More options for breast reconstruction surgery

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9

Oct

Breast Augmentation Before and After

Published: October 9, 2015

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23

Sep

Dr Michele Shermak speaks at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

Published: September 23, 2015

Michele Shermak speaks at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons It’s not just about the excellent results you see in the end in the Photo Galleries – it’s about safety and planning to optimize cosmetic outcomes and recovery in body contouring procedures! This has always been my emphasis. I will be a panelist with Drs. … Continue reading Dr Michele Shermak speaks at the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons

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16

Sep

We are now offering Kybella.

Published: September 16, 2015

Kybella KYBELLA™ is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.” It is not known if KYBELLA™ is safe and effective for use outside of the submental area. More facial procedures.

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14

Sep

Michele Shermak on Sirius XM Channel 110 on September 15 from 6-8pm.

Published: September 14, 2015

Sirius XM “Dr. Shermak will be hosting Doctor Radio on Tuesday September 15 from 6-8 pm on Sirius XM channel 110. She will be answering questions about the top cosmetic surgery procedures. Tune in and call in with questions!”

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27

Aug

Breast Cancer Doesn’t Just Happen in October

Published: August 27, 2015

Breast Cancer Doesn’t Just Happen in October There was recently a very interesting Q+A published in the NY Times about long term significance of Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS), partiularly in light of the findings of a new outcomes study assessing surgical treatment of DCIS. The study is an attempt to identify if DCIS is … Continue reading Breast Cancer Doesn’t Just Happen in October

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27

Aug

Treatment of sensory problems after surgical weight loss surgery (which may apply to chemotherapy patients)

Published: August 27, 2015

Treatment of sensory problems after surgical weight loss surgery (which may apply to chemotherapy patients) I just read an interesting article in Bariatric Times, a publication of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, for which I am on the Editorial Advisory Board. An article by Natalia Bodunaova et al describes a case of sensory problems … Continue reading Treatment of sensory problems after surgical weight loss surgery (which may apply to chemotherapy patients)

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