Houston Plastic Surgeon
6560 Fannin Street, Suite 2200
Houston, Texas 77030 US
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5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Flap

Dr. Spiegel is absolutely the best surgeon for Breast Reconstruction

Dr. Spiegel is a brilliant surgeon. She is compassionate and treats her patients exactly as all doctors should-like real women with feelings and emotions. Though my reconstruction has been a bit complicated, Dr. S and the entire staff have been wonderful and attentive-especially Nicole, Jackie and Bianca! I appreciate the level of care that I have received throughout the entire process; Having...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Glad I Went to Dr. Spiegel! - Houston, TX

Dr. Spiegel is wonderful. She truly is the most conscientious, caring physician I have ever come across. She has a presence about her that demands respect from everyone around her. No infections or complications. She is the one you want doing your surgery. Her team is great, everyone is so helpful and returns calls quickly. If it is recommended to do the DIEP flap reconstruction, do it!...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction - Cancer - Houston, TX

She is a rock star - so very competent and human. Every interaction was informative and purposeful, and her staff (Carlos and Jackie) are fantastic. Dr. Spiegel is well known at the hospital - she is specific about how things will be done - and I'm thankful for it! Great results, no infections or complications, and no surprises! She is outstanding and we're very lucky she chooses to do breast reconstruction - she could, no doubt, make a lot more in pure cosmetic surgery because she is so talented. She is a breast cancer survivor's angel! Never imagined it would work out so well!!

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

The Only Good Thing About My Breast Cancer Experience - Houston, TX

Dr. Spiegel is so wonderful. I had total confidence, knowing that I was in her hands. She explains everything clearly, and there were no surprises.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

DIEP Flap Surgery with Excellent Result - Houston, TX

My reconstructive surgeries were in 2011. Dr. Spiegel and her staff are very caring, dedicated profesionals. She listens to my concerns, and takes them seriously. I am very pleased with the outcome of my surgeries. This included effective reconnection of my nerves in my breast tissue.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

You Don't Get Better Than This! - Houston, TX

When it comes to ratings-- all of them listed above are 5 Stars; if there were 10 stars offered as an option, I would have clicked all 10 stars. The Golden Star is Dr. Aldona Spiegel-- when compared to any other physicians anywhere else and/or in the same or any other specialty-- she (and her excellent office staff) are at the very top of any list with nobody else even coming close to it!

2 out of 5 stars Breast Reconstruction

Results Are Not Typical - Houston, TX

Dr Spiegel was nice and so was her staff - I am just very disappointed with her work.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)

Awards & Recognition

Top Doc-H Texas Online, 2006-2016
Network of Strength Organization, Honoree, “Unsung Heros”, 2009
Stream Award for Excellence in Women’s Health, Texas Medical Center Women’s Health Network, Nominee, 2009, 2014
Super Docs, Texas, 2013-2015
Top Doctor, US News & World Report, 2014
Patient’s Choice Award, Texas Physicians, Vitals 2015
Senior Member-at-Large, American Society Reconstructive Medicine, Leadership Position
Nominee 2016

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Spiegel has hospital affiliations at Houston Methodist Hospital-The Medical Center, Houston, TX. Houston Methodist Hospital Sugar Land, Sugar Land, TX. Houston Methodist West, Katy, TX. The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston, Tx. Chi St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston, TX. Texas Children's Medical Center, Houston, TX. Roper St. Francis, Charleston, SC. East Cooper Medical Center, Mount Pleasant, SC. New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, New York..

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of Ottawa Medical School, Canada
    Medical: MD, University of Ottawa Medical School, Canada
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, General Surgery
    Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Reconstructive Microsurgery & Plastic Surgery

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Can Breast Reconstruction Be Done with the Implant on Top of the Pectoral Muscle?

You ask an excellent question. For many years, we did not perform implant reconstruction above the muscle for fear of capsular contracture. However,... READ MORE

Diep breast reconstruction. Is it really like a tummy tuck?

In my practice, I treat the DIEP flap donor site similarly to a tummy tuck. I make the incision low, so it is hidden by a bikini. This is more... READ MORE

Recommendations for the Best Reconstructive Surgeons Who Do DIEP

Experienced DIEP flap surgeons usually perform a preoperative CT scan or MRI to map out the blood vessels that will nourish the flap tissue. This... READ MORE

Can Breast implants 4 years after DIEP flap reconstruction help fill out upper pole? (Had fat injections and it all absorbed)

Yes, placement of implants under a DIEP flap reconstruction is a common method of "augmenting" the volume of your breast reconstruction. In your case,... READ MORE

DIEP Flap Surgery Best for Natural Breast Reconstruction Results?

DIEP flap surgery is considered one of the best methods for breast reconstruction using your own tissue.It is an advanced procedure, so it is... READ MORE

My right breast has increased in size. Doctor didn't offer authorization for mammogram. What should I do? (Photo)

Any change in the breast should be taken seriously. Please let your Ob Gyn know that you are concerned and would like to have a mammogram. This breast... READ MORE

Some Diep flap questions

The DIEP flap is an excellent option in reconstruction after preventative mastectomy. The tissue of the abdomen is very similar to the consistency of... READ MORE

Why is it that following DIEP flap for delayed breast reconstruction, the transplanted skin has a yellowed appearance?

The skin color of the transplanted tissue of the DIEP flap does not change, There may be some color variation due to the photographs that you are... READ MORE

Can DIEP Reconstuction Be Done with a BMI of 22? (photo)

Than you for including your photos which are very helpful. Yes, you are definitely a candidate for DIEP flap reconstruction. You have some abdominal... READ MORE

Can I have my diep flap surgery in a different state?

Yes, absolutely it is possible to have your DIEP surgery in a different state. Many patients travel to have this specialized surgery as it may not be... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Spiegel

Aldona J. Spiegel, MD has shared 11 before and after pictures from the RealSelf community.

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