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BayCare Clinic plastic surgeon’s research honored

Thu, Aug 11, 2016

A research paper co-written by a plastic surgeon from Plastic Surgery & Skin Specialists by BayCare Clinic has won honorable mention for Paper of the Year from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

 

Dr. Elizabeth A. O’Connor collaborated on “Total Envelope Fat Grafting: A Novel Approach in Breast Reconstruction.” It was published in “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” the society’s journal, in March 2015.

 

The paper examined the use of fat grafts to restore thickness to the skin surrounding breast implants during two-stage breast reconstruction surgery.

 

O’Connor’s co-authors were Drs. Dennis C. Hammond and Johanna R. Scheer, both of Grand Rapids, Mich.

 

O’Connor is a board-certified plastic surgeon who sees patients in Green Bay and Oshkosh. She was fellowship trained in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery at Partners in Plastic Surgery in Grand Rapids.

 

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