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St. Charles Surgical Hospital

With thousands of successful breast reconstructions, our Center has pioneered efforts that have redefined the art of breast reconstruction with techniques that now represent the most sophisticated technology available for breast restoration. Our Surgeons have broad experience in the state-of-the-art breast reconstruction techniques referred to as perforator flaps. These procedures allow for creation of a breast that is warm and living and once healed, yours for life.

To achieve the highest quality results, our team of experts work together to maximize surgical efficiency and individual patient safety. This affords shortened surgical times and produces the best in surgical outcomes.

Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons

Craig A. Blum, MD

Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS

Scott K. Sullivan, MD, FACS

Christopher G. Trahan, MD, FACS

M. Whitten Wise, MD

Surgical Breast Oncologists

W. Karl Ordoyne, MD, FACS

Alan Stolier, MD, FACS

The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, affiliated with the St. Charles Surgical Hospital—the only hospital in the world dedicated to breast reconstruction for women facing breast cancer—was established to serve as a dedicated center of excellence for women seeking the most advanced methods of breast reconstruction. Craig A. Blum, MD; Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Scott K. Sullivan, MD, FACS; Chris Trahan, MD, FACS; and M. Whitten Wise, MD are pioneers in the art of rebuilding breasts lost to cancer, preventive mastectomy, developmental defects, and deformities associated with previous surgery. Their sophisticated microsurgical techniques allow for recreation of the breast with natural tissue while preserving strength and restoring beauty. Together, with Board Certified Breast Surgical Oncologists W. Karl Ordoyne, M.D., FACS and Alan Stolier, M.D., FACS, they comprise a group of international leaders in breast cancer surgery options, pioneering groundbreaking procedures including nipple sparing mastectomy, the Stacked DIEP, the Gluteal Hip Flap, the BODY LIFT Flap®, and the APEX Flap. They have performed thousands of breast reconstruction procedures for women facing breast cancer, seeking BRCA risk reduction, or searching for solutions to existing breast deformities. Their Center is tailored and staffed to cater to the needs of clientele who travel from all over the world for their services. For more information please visit or

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