Change Pendulum Swing

Change and Its Complexities

July 1, 2022

There is an old saying, “someday, you will meet the happiest version of you… and it will be worth it.”  This message of hope has…

BRCAStrong founder, Tracy Posner, Dr. Ron Israeli and NYBRA's Clinical Director , Mollie Sugarman

BRCAStrong Founder, Tracy Milgram, Opens up About Her Reconstructive Journey

June 23, 2022

The past few months have been busy for BRCAStrong Founder, Tracy Milgram, as her organization continues to grow and fine tune its work. “We did…

University of Pennsylvania Plastic Surgery Celebrating 100 Years

Finding Inspiration in the Art of Plastic Surgery

June 17, 2022

This June, we celebrated the one hundred year mark of the foundation of University of Pennsylvania Plastic Surgery by Robert Ivy. Over the past century,…

National Men's Health Week NYBRA Plastic Surgery Patients Jeff and Michael

Highlighting Unusual Issues for National Men’s Health Week

June 12, 2022

When we think about men’s health, breast cancer rarely comes to mind. National Men’s Health Week is an opportunity to think about men’s health broadly…

Instagram Live Dr. Ron Israeli, Dana Donofree, Marnie Rustemeyer

Hydration, Attention, and Patience: A Scar Management Primer

June 8, 2022

Dr. Ron Israeli and Marnie Rustemeyer joined Dana Donofree on Instagram live for a conversation on scar management back in January of this year. The…

Marie's Graduation from Breast Reconstruction with Dr. Ron Israeli and Marnie Rustemeyer

The Twist That Turned Marie to NYBRA

June 7, 2022

Marie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006. “I had two lumpectomies and then a bilateral mastectomy in 2007. Then, there was still cancer in…

NYBRA Plastic Surgery Clinical Director, Mollie Sugarman and Director of Marketing, Brittany Corstange with BCC Bags

A Visit from the Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation

May 27, 2022

The Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation recently paid our practice a visit to drop off some chemotherapy comfort bags! These curated collections of personal care items…

It Takes a Village: Our Patient Teams Up With a Friend to Give Back

It Takes a Village: Our Patient Teams Up With a Friend to Give Back

May 23, 2022

Lexy underwent bilateral mastectomies with DIEP flap breast reconstruction in May 2021. She attended a Sisterhood of Support meeting, held by Mollie Sugarman, Clinical Director…

You Can!

Change: An Uncomfortable Yet Vital Part of Recovery

May 20, 2022

Winter finally feels like it is coming to an end, and with this change of season comes an opportunity to think critically about change itself.…

Bella (NYBRA nurse), Anna and Dr. Randall Feingold

It’s Never Too Late to Become A Nurse:  Inspiration at NYBRA Paves the Way To Greatness

May 18, 2022

When Anna was diagnosed with Stage I ovarian cancer in 2005, she saw an opportunity to pair her treatment with an aesthetic procedure. She had…