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Hani Sbitany, M.D.

Hani Sbitany, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Co-Director, UCSF Center for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Director, Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction,
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer

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  • 1997-2001 Cornell University, B.A. Microbiology
  • 2001-2005 Columbia University, M.D.
  • 2005-2008 Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Resident General Surgery
  • 2008-2010 Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Resident Plastic Surgery
  • 2010-2011 University of Pennsylvania, Fellow Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, 2012

Dr. Hani Sbitany is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery. He performs post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, including microsurgical free tissue transfer, implant-based techniques, and fat grafting. He is trained in reconstructive microsurgery, and performs the most advanced procedures for restoring form and function after breast cancer surgery. In addition, he performs surgical reconstruction for defects of the head and neck, torso, arms and legs. Other areas of expertise include reconstruction after skin cancer removal, and general plastic and reconstructive surgery. In cosmetic surgery, Dr. Sbitany's focus is surgical rejuvenation of the face, breasts and torso.

Dr. Sbitany's research focuses on optimizing outcomes and safety of techniques for fat transfer to the breast, following mastectomy or breast conservation treatment for breast cancer.

Most recent publications from a total of 67
  1. Punekar IRA, Koltz PF, Smith DI, Tran NH, Chibber AK, Sbitany H, Girotto JA, Morrison C. The Evolution of Iliac Bone Graft Donor Site Analgesia in Cleft Patients: Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Is Safe and Efficacious. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Oct; 81(4):441-443. View in PubMed
  2. Mukhtar RA, Wong J, Piper M, Zhu Z, Fahrner-Scott K, Mamounas M, Sbitany H, Alvarado M, Foster R, Ewing C, Esserman L. Breast Conservation and Negative Margins in Invasive Lobular Carcinoma: The Impact of Oncoplastic Surgery and Shave Margins in 358 Patients. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jul 27. View in PubMed
  3. Sbitany H. Breast Reconstruction. Surg Clin North Am. 2018 Aug; 98(4):845-857. View in PubMed
  4. Sbitany H. Reply: Indications for Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr; 141(4):613e-614e. View in PubMed
  5. Sbitany H. Reply: Optimizing Aesthetics with Prosthetic Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Apr; 141(4):612e-613e. View in PubMed
  6. Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13; 10(3):1160-1174. View in PubMed
  7. Peled AW, Sears M, Wang F, Foster RD, Alvarado M, Wong J, Ewing CA, Sbitany H, Esserman LJ, Fowble B. Complications After Total Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Expander-Implant Reconstruction: Effects of Radiation Therapy on the Stages of Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Jan; 80(1):10-13. View in PubMed
  8. Sbitany H. Important Considerations for Performing Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Dec; 140(6S Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction):7S-13S. View in PubMed
  9. Mazor M, Lee JQ, Peled A, Zerzan S, Irwin C, Chesney MA, Serrurier K, Sbitany H, Dhruva A, Sacks D, Smoot B. The Effect of Yoga on Arm Volume, Strength, and Range of Motion in Women at Risk for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema. J Altern Complement Med. 2018 Feb; 24(2):154-160. View in PubMed
  10. Lentz RB, Piper ML, Gomez-Sanchez C, Sbitany H. Correction of Breast Animation Deformity following Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 10; 140(4):643e-644e. View in PubMed
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