Finding out I had breast cancer at an early age came as a shock. After much thought I decided I was going to be as aggressive as possible to ensure the best outcome and have a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. Dr. Matthew Becker, my plastic surgeon, was recommended to me by the surgeon who performed the mastectomy. He discussed the process and timeline (as anyone who has... more
As an RN, I know that this is a procedure that has the potential for nasty complications, infection, and poor results. I feel incredibly Blessed to have found a truly gifted, patient and kind surgeon with the gift of healing--also, an artistic eye. I have had excellent results and am well pleased. I highly recommend Dr. Becker. more
I met Dr. Becker as a last resort to an impossible situation. I had tried reconstruction in 2010 and ended up with a deadly infection, deformity and pain. My doctor at the time said there was no hope. Dr. Becker has changed my world and given me back everything cancer and a bad experience had taken. more
Dr. Matthew Becker was an integral part of my breast cancer experience. From start to finish, Dr. Becker took exceptional care of me. He has a genuine compassion for women going through breast cancer. I knew I had chosen the right surgeon after our first consultation. I was extremely pleased with the results of the reconstruction. With Dr. Becker's skill and competence, my breasts at 55... more
Like any breast cancer patient, I remember feeling overwhelmed with the decisions to be made about treatment and the physical consequences of surgery. Once I met Dr. Becker, I knew everything was going to be all right.
As he explained what he would do during reconstruction, I found myself focusing on what my body could be, rather than dwelling on the loss of my breasts. Throughout the... more
I went through 4 surgeries with Dr. Becker beginning in July of 2012. I think he is a great surgeon. Each time I went in for surgery at Parkwest the staff always made unsolicited positive comments about his work and personality. He was kind, caring and responsive during each step in the process. I always felt very relaxed before surgery knowing that he would take excellent care of me. ... more
I recommend that you visit more than one plastic surgeon and find one you like. After seeing the 1st one I left his office crying. I knew I had to beat this for my children. If you are about to have this done ask questions from others who have had it done and find the right doctor MOST IMPORTANT....
I am in the last stages of my reconstruction and I will post pictures. The picture I am... more