I have DCIS in two spots so a lumpectomy is out of the question,so here I go with the bilateral.. Liked my surgeon and then got the run around with Drs that actually take insurance!! Going for a second consult next week. I don't even have a date for the surgery yet. No chemo needed, no radiation if I get the bilateral . Terrified after looking at before and after pictures and reading about... more
Dr. Assad samra,
A great doctor! He is really good at what he does, very informative. You feel very safe in his hands! Bedside manor is wonderful. I would not be able to get through what I have been faced.
I am so lucky that with a horrible disease that was thrown my way, dr. Samra has made journey much easier to deal with.
My experience is that, I had Stage 3... more
After my double mastectomy, Dr. Samra performed breast reconstruction on me with implants and fat grafting. He did a fantastic job. I am thrilled with the results. My reconstructed breasts look and feel more natural than I ever thought possible.
Dr Samra is a wonderful doctor. He takes a lot of time to explain every procedure in depth so you know exactly what to expect, he is sensitive,... more
This is a warning for those who are facing major reconstruction, do reasearch. My surgeron Dr. Tamburrino was recommended by my breast surgeon as the "best" and I took her word. This was my 4th surgery after cancer was found a second time, so total masectomy. I still have nightmares waking up with breathing tube in and my wrists tied to the bed rail (with strips of cloth), unable to... more
Looked flat after postop...was disappointed because i felt after all i went through you couldnt see them
dr was great, but you must realize to go bigger for radical mastectomies, because you loose half your implant in chest cavity. ive since gone bigger to 800 ccs...yes i am 6 feet tall, and 175 lbs. look thin, but am large boned. my bra size is 36 c, with 800s. yes, hard... more
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