Beverly Hills General Surgeon
436 North Bedford Dr, Suite 105
Beverly Hills, California 90210 US
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Personal Statement

Leslie Memsic MD, FACS is an oncologic surgeon with over 25 years of experience; she pioneered the nipple-sparing mastectomy, and a nerve-sparing axillary lymph node biopsy method which decreases the risk of nerve pain and numbness. She is widely loved and adored by her patients and their families.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - General

Consultation Fee

Please Mention RealSelf for $150 Consult

Awards & Recognition

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Vitals Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Vitals - Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2015)
Vitals - Top 10 Doctor - CA (2014)
Vitals - On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014 - 2015)

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Memsic has hospital affiliations at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, St. John's Health Center, Thousand Oaks Surgical Hospital, Los Robles Hospital.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BA, Psychobiology, University of California - Los Angeles
    Medical: MD, University of California at San Diego
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: General Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles
    Fellowships:
    Liver Transplantation, University of California at Los Angeles
    Surgical Oncology and Immunology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Treatments offered at Bedford Breast Center

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What size will be the correct size? (Photos)

Congratulations on revising your reconstruction. Every woman should look the way they are the most comfortable. With your height, I agree you should... READ MORE

Can Lipoma Turn into Cancer?

Benign tumors (masses) do not turn into cancers. However, occasionally, a mass which is presumed to be a benign tumor before biopsy or removal and... READ MORE

Lipoma on Xiphoid Process - Is there an increased risk for removal?

I am sorry for your xyphoid mass. I recommend one remove any mass that grow or becomes uncomfortable.. Most soft tissue masses are benign lipomas... READ MORE

Swollen lump at lipoma incision site 6 days later. Is this normal? How long to heal?

I am sorry you are having issues after your lipoma surgery. It is normal for a surgical site to swell after surgery. Some lipomas are so large that... READ MORE

Are you able to remove lipomas?

I am sorry you are having such pain. Most lipomas (fatty masses) are painless, but some can cause pain. Most but not all lipomas are demonstrated on... READ MORE

MRI Results and Continued Post Masectomy Pain 19 months after Masectomy.

I am so sorry you are having pain so long after mastectomy. Physical therapy and/or acupuncture may help. Your MRI results sound pretty typical of... READ MORE

Post mastectomy pain and chest wall tightening with seroma (Photo)

I am so sorry to hear of your post mastectomy/treatment pain. The combination of surgery and radiation may worsen pain and seroma from either alone,... READ MORE

Can you have radiotherapy if you still have seroma after a mastectomy?

Hi. A large seroma can be drained prior to radiation therapy but it is not necessary. I generally recommend radiation therapy be postponed (as long as... READ MORE

I have had a mastectomy with two lymph nodes removed. Is there anything I can do to slow fluid output?

I am so sorry you are having a seoma issue. This happens sometimes after surgery. Every doctor handles it differently depending upon their experience.... READ MORE

Woke up this morning with red swollen warm to touch sore right breast implant after mastectomy (2 years post surgery)?

I am sure you are treated by now but for others with similar symptoms, please seek consultation immediately if you experience pain, redness with or... READ MORE

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