Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Named To Castle Connolly Top Doctors® Annual List

Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Named To Castle Connolly Top Doctors® Annual List

Among top 7% of all U.S. practicing physicians  

Drs. Frank DellaCroce, Scott Sullivan, Christopher Trahan, and M. Whitten Wise of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital have been chosen for inclusion in the highly selective list of Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. Approximately 66,000 board-certified physicians—only 7% of the nation’s licensed physicians— have been selected as Castle Connolly Top Doctors® in their regions for their specialties.

The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery physicians have been consistently named to the Top Doctors ® list. Castle Connolly has been researching, reviewing, and selecting Top Doctors for over 30 years. Each year, Castle Connolly surveys tens of thousands of physicians nationwide, ensuring the list reflects the latest in quality care. The peer-nominated physicians are thoroughly vetted and hand-curated by a physician-led research team based on a rigorous screening process that includes professional qualifications, education, hospital and faculty appointments, research leadership, professional reputation, and disciplinary history. In addition, interpersonal skills such as listening and communicating effectively, demonstrating empathy, and instilling trust and confidence are considered during the evaluation.

The Castle Connolly list covers all 50 states and all major specialties. Castle Connolly Top Doctors® publishes its list at as well as in a wide variety of printed directories, partner publications and on partner/affiliate websites. Doctors may not pay to be included on the list.

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About the Center for Reconstructive Breast Surgery

The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, affiliated with the St. Charles Surgical Hospital—the only hospital in the world dedicated exclusively to breast cancer care and breast reconstruction for women facing mastectomy—was established to serve as a dedicated center of excellence for women seeking the most advanced methods of breast care. David S. Cabiling, MD; Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Stacy R. Henderson, MD; 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, replacing breast implants with natural tissue, lymphedema treatment, and correcting deformities associated with previous breast 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 GAP flap, and the BODY LIFT Flap®. They have performed thousands of these procedures over two decades for women from around the world. Their Center is tailored and staffed to cater to the needs of our traveling clientele. For more information, please visit or